The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 48 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.06% 13.94% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.07% 52.73% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 13
Average daily rate £250 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £254 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £300 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
171 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.26% 26.44% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 23 29
Average daily rate £245 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
North East

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 45 £248 -8.14% 15
Prudhoe - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 1
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 42 (63.64%) UNIX
2 39 (59.09%) Oracle
3 32 (48.48%) Java
4 31 (46.97%) WebSphere
5 24 (36.36%) SOA
6 22 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 20 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (30.30%) Red Hat
8 19 (28.79%) IBM
9 17 (25.76%) SQL
10 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
11 15 (22.73%) .NET
11 15 (22.73%) J2EE
11 15 (22.73%) WebLogic
12 14 (21.21%) XML
12 14 (21.21%) RDBMS
12 14 (21.21%) Middleware
12 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
13 13 (19.70%) JBoss
14 12 (18.18%) AIX
14 12 (18.18%) Manufacturing
14 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database
14 12 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
14 12 (18.18%) Integration Testing
14 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
14 12 (18.18%) JSON
15 11 (16.67%) TIBCO
15 11 (16.67%) VMware
15 11 (16.67%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (46.97%) WebSphere
2 15 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 10 (15.15%) Tuxedo
4 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.55%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Lync
6 1 (1.52%) Documentum
6 1 (1.52%) FileNet
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Project
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) LDAP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) SSH
3 2 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) RDBMS
2 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.03%) DB2
5 2 (3.03%) OLAP
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) JUnit
2 5 (7.58%) Subversion
3 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.06%) JMeter
4 2 (3.03%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) SOA Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Java Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) J2EE Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Designer
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Build Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
1 15 (22.73%) J2EE
2 14 (21.21%) XML
2 14 (21.21%) Middleware
3 12 (18.18%) JSON
3 12 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (7.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (6.06%) Ajax
6 4 (6.06%) Struts
6 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.06%) JSP
7 3 (4.55%) Java EE
7 3 (4.55%) Software Packaging
8 2 (3.03%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.03%) jQuery
8 2 (3.03%) Struts2
8 2 (3.03%) REST
8 2 (3.03%) JSTL
8 2 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Open Source
2 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.52%) Firmware
3 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (63.64%) UNIX
2 20 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (18.18%) AIX
4 9 (13.64%) Windows
5 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) HPUX
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) SOA
2 12 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.61%) ETL
5 6 (9.09%) OO
6 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 4 (6.06%) ITIL
7 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 4 (6.06%) Change Control
7 4 (6.06%) Load Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Stress Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Volume Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Scalability Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Analytics
8 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.55%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) C++
4 10 (15.15%) C
5 4 (6.06%) C#
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.55%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) Korn
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) VC++
8 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) MCT
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) NFS
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) OpenView
2 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) Oracle
2 20 (30.30%) Red Hat
3 19 (28.79%) IBM
4 13 (19.70%) JBoss
5 11 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 11 (16.67%) HP
5 11 (16.67%) VMware
6 10 (15.15%) Informatica
7 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.06%) Siebel
9 3 (4.55%) Axway
10 2 (3.03%) SAP
10 2 (3.03%) Citrix
10 2 (3.03%) webMethods
10 2 (3.03%) Apple
11 1 (1.52%) Cisco
11 1 (1.52%) Sun
11 1 (1.52%) Cognos
11 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.52%) AppSense
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