The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 4 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 138 77 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.70% 11.24% 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.50% 56.20% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 45 32
Median daily rate £350 £405 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +23.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
240 137 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.52% 20.00% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 81 62
Median daily rate £340 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 3 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.88 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.25 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £24.80 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 136 £350 -14.79% 23
Sunderland - 2 - -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Linux.

1 221 (53.64%) Unix
2 176 (42.72%) Windows
3 165 (40.05%) DevOps
4 147 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (34.22%) Oracle
6 123 (29.85%) AIX
7 122 (29.61%) Red Hat
8 119 (28.88%) ITIL
8 119 (28.88%) Open Source
9 118 (28.64%) Security Cleared
10 107 (25.97%) SQL
11 101 (24.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 99 (24.03%) HP
13 97 (23.54%) SC Cleared
14 89 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
15 84 (20.39%) Windows Server
16 82 (19.90%) TCP/IP
16 82 (19.90%) WebLogic
17 81 (19.66%) Java
18 77 (18.69%) Change Management
19 76 (18.45%) Configuration Management
20 73 (17.72%) Microsoft
21 72 (17.48%) Git (software)
22 71 (17.23%) SaaS
23 69 (16.75%) Perl
24 66 (16.02%) IaaS
24 66 (16.02%) PaaS
25 65 (15.78%) Jenkins
25 65 (15.78%) Puppet
26 64 (15.53%) Solaris

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 82 (19.90%) WebLogic
2 60 (14.56%) JBoss
2 60 (14.56%) WebSphere
3 39 (9.47%) Confluence
4 36 (8.74%) Apache
5 34 (8.25%) Tomcat
6 33 (8.01%) Oracle Application Server
7 28 (6.80%) iPlanet
8 21 (5.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 19 (4.61%) IIS
10 8 (1.94%) FileNet
10 8 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (1.94%) SAS
11 6 (1.46%) Jetty
11 6 (1.46%) Mongrel
11 6 (1.46%) nginx
12 4 (0.97%) CMS
12 4 (0.97%) Drupal
12 4 (0.97%) Tuxedo
12 4 (0.97%) WildFly
Applications
1 56 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 44 (10.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (5.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.70%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 71 (17.23%) SaaS
2 66 (16.02%) IaaS
2 66 (16.02%) PaaS
3 49 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (3.64%) HP Helion
6 9 (2.18%) Trello
7 6 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.46%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.21%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.97%) GitHub
10 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (19.90%) TCP/IP
2 43 (10.44%) Firewall
3 35 (8.50%) LDAP
4 34 (8.25%) DNS
5 33 (8.01%) HTTP
6 24 (5.83%) SSL
7 22 (5.34%) DHCP
8 15 (3.64%) SAN
9 10 (2.43%) Network Security
10 9 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (1.94%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.94%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (1.94%) SSH
12 7 (1.70%) FTP
12 7 (1.70%) Internet
12 7 (1.70%) IPsec
13 6 (1.46%) HTTPS
13 6 (1.46%) NAS
14 4 (0.97%) SNMP
15 3 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.47%) Oracle Database
2 38 (9.22%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.77%) BusinessObjects
4 25 (6.07%) MongoDB
5 24 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.85%) DB2
7 19 (4.61%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (2.91%) MySQL
8 12 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.67%) Ingres
9 11 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.18%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.46%) BODI
12 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 72 (17.48%) Git (software)
2 65 (15.78%) Jenkins
3 40 (9.71%) JIRA
4 27 (6.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (4.13%) GitLab
6 16 (3.88%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.16%) Subversion
8 12 (2.91%) Selenium
9 10 (2.43%) GCC
9 10 (2.43%) GDB
10 9 (2.18%) JUnit
10 9 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (1.94%) Travis CI
12 6 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.97%) CA Gen
13 4 (0.97%) Log4j
14 3 (0.73%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.73%) JMeter
14 3 (0.73%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.73%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (1.94%) Banking
2 7 (1.70%) Finance
3 2 (0.49%) Games
4 1 (0.24%) German Language
4 1 (0.24%) Law
4 1 (0.24%) Marketing
4 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (17.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (12.14%) Developer
3 38 (9.22%) Architect
4 36 (8.74%) Administrator
5 28 (6.80%) DBA
5 28 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (6.31%) Operations Engineer
7 24 (5.83%) Support Engineer
8 23 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (5.10%) Java Developer
10 20 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
11 19 (4.61%) Oracle DBA
12 16 (3.88%) Analyst
12 16 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
12 16 (3.88%) Scala Developer
12 16 (3.88%) Unix Engineer
13 15 (3.64%) Support Analyst
14 14 (3.40%) Applications Architect
14 14 (3.40%) Operations Analyst
14 14 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.68%) Software Packaging
2 35 (8.50%) J2EE
3 33 (8.01%) Spring
4 31 (7.52%) REST
5 30 (7.28%) HTML
6 27 (6.55%) Middleware
7 25 (6.07%) .NET
7 25 (6.07%) CSS
7 25 (6.07%) JSON
8 23 (5.58%) Play Framework
9 22 (5.34%) Spring MVC
10 21 (5.10%) WebSphere MQ
11 20 (4.85%) Ajax
11 20 (4.85%) Ruby on Rails
12 17 (4.13%) Django
12 17 (4.13%) HTML5
12 17 (4.13%) Web Services
13 16 (3.88%) ASP.NET
13 16 (3.88%) CSS3
14 15 (3.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (12.86%) Clustering
3 26 (6.31%) Mainframe
4 20 (4.85%) Tandem
5 16 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.16%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.91%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (2.43%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (1.94%) DataPower
10 8 (1.94%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.46%) User Experience
13 4 (0.97%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.73%) PKI
15 2 (0.49%) EFT
15 2 (0.49%) Replication
16 1 (0.24%) AS400
16 1 (0.24%) Device Driver
16 1 (0.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 221 (53.64%) Unix
2 176 (42.72%) Windows
3 123 (29.85%) AIX
4 101 (24.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 84 (20.39%) Windows Server
6 64 (15.53%) Solaris
7 42 (10.19%) HPUX
8 41 (9.95%) Windows XP
9 33 (8.01%) Windows 2000
10 23 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (4.37%) zOS
12 16 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (2.67%) SUSE
15 10 (2.43%) MVS
16 7 (1.70%) Mac OS X
17 5 (1.21%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.73%) VME
18 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (40.05%) DevOps
2 147 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (28.88%) ITIL
3 119 (28.88%) Open Source
4 77 (18.69%) Change Management
5 76 (18.45%) Configuration Management
6 61 (14.81%) Problem Management
7 55 (13.35%) Data Management
7 55 (13.35%) PRINCE2
8 49 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (11.41%) High Availability
10 45 (10.92%) Change Control
11 41 (9.95%) OO
12 39 (9.47%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 38 (9.22%) Service Management
14 36 (8.74%) ITSM
15 30 (7.28%) Load Balancing
15 30 (7.28%) Migration
16 28 (6.80%) MVC
16 28 (6.80%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (25.97%) SQL
2 81 (19.66%) Java
3 69 (16.75%) Perl
4 43 (10.44%) Shell Script
5 41 (9.95%) PowerShell
6 36 (8.74%) Ruby
6 36 (8.74%) VB
7 32 (7.77%) Scala
8 31 (7.52%) JavaScript
9 28 (6.80%) Python
10 25 (6.07%) C#
11 16 (3.88%) C
12 14 (3.40%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.67%) C++
14 10 (2.43%) Korn
15 8 (1.94%) PHP
16 5 (1.21%) Jython
17 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.73%) VBScript
19 2 (0.49%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 118 (28.64%) Security Cleared
2 97 (23.54%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.40%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.40%) MCSA
6 13 (3.16%) Degree
7 12 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.91%) MCSE
8 4 (0.97%) RHCE
9 2 (0.49%) CCNA
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.49%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CCA
10 1 (0.24%) CCNP
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ISEB
10 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.52%) SLA
2 13 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (2.91%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 18 (4.37%) Docker
5 16 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.64%) vSphere
7 12 (2.91%) NFS
8 9 (2.18%) LXC
9 8 (1.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (1.46%) Xen
11 5 (1.21%) Hyper-V
11 5 (1.21%) KVM
12 4 (0.97%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.73%) Firmware
14 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.49%) Samba
15 1 (0.24%) vCloud
15 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 65 (15.78%) Puppet
2 47 (11.41%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (8.50%) Ansible
4 25 (6.07%) HP SiteScope
5 23 (5.58%) Tivoli
6 13 (3.16%) Dollar Universe
7 10 (2.43%) Data Guard
8 8 (1.94%) Forum Sentry
8 8 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.70%) Control-M
9 7 (1.70%) MOM
10 5 (1.21%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 5 (1.21%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.97%) Terraform
12 3 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.49%) SCOM
14 1 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 1 (0.24%) PureDisk
14 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 141 (34.22%) Oracle
2 122 (29.61%) Red Hat
3 99 (24.03%) HP
4 73 (17.72%) Microsoft
5 47 (11.41%) IBM
6 43 (10.44%) VMware
7 42 (10.19%) Cisco
7 42 (10.19%) Sun
8 34 (8.25%) F5
9 27 (6.55%) Veritas
10 26 (6.31%) CA
11 23 (5.58%) TIBCO
12 21 (5.10%) Axway
12 21 (5.10%) Informatica
12 21 (5.10%) Siebel
13 18 (4.37%) Atlassian
14 15 (3.64%) Google
15 10 (2.43%) Citrix
16 9 (2.18%) BMC
17 5 (1.21%) Dell
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