The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 16 17
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 98 58 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.49% 8.95% 8.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.99% 47.93% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 24
Median daily rate £390 £309 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -28.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 169 121 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.89% 18.67% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 71 61
Median daily rate £390 £290 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -19.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £211 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £371 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +27.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £15.25 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £17.85 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Linux.

1 172 (56.03%) Unix
2 158 (51.47%) Windows
3 138 (44.95%) DevOps
4 130 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (33.88%) Oracle
6 101 (32.90%) Open Source
7 93 (30.29%) AIX
8 91 (29.64%) Git (software)
9 86 (28.01%) Analytical Skills
10 83 (27.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 80 (26.06%) Red Hat
12 77 (25.08%) Security Cleared
13 76 (24.76%) ITIL
14 74 (24.10%) SQL
15 71 (23.13%) Java
15 71 (23.13%) HP
16 70 (22.80%) Configuration Management
17 69 (22.48%) Jenkins
17 69 (22.48%) Windows Server
18 68 (22.15%) SC Cleared
19 63 (20.52%) WebLogic
20 61 (19.87%) Change Management
21 60 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
22 58 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
23 54 (17.59%) SaaS
24 50 (16.29%) Perl
25 49 (15.96%) PaaS
25 49 (15.96%) IaaS
25 49 (15.96%) Change Control
26 48 (15.64%) Problem Management

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 63 (20.52%) WebLogic
2 45 (14.66%) Confluence
3 44 (14.33%) WebSphere
4 26 (8.47%) JBoss
5 11 (3.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (2.93%) Oracle Application Server
7 7 (2.28%) SAS
8 5 (1.63%) Apache
8 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.30%) CMS
9 4 (1.30%) Drupal
9 4 (1.30%) Tuxedo
9 4 (1.30%) WildFly
10 3 (0.98%) FileNet
10 3 (0.98%) iPlanet
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.65%) IIS
11 2 (0.65%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (14.33%) MS Excel
1 44 (14.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (2.28%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 60 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (17.59%) SaaS
3 49 (15.96%) IaaS
3 49 (15.96%) PaaS
4 40 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (5.21%) Trello
6 5 (1.63%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.98%) GitHub
7 3 (0.98%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.65%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.73%) TCP/IP
2 28 (9.12%) LDAP
3 26 (8.47%) HTTP
4 13 (4.23%) SSL
5 12 (3.91%) DNS
6 11 (3.58%) Firewall
7 8 (2.61%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (2.61%) SSH
8 4 (1.30%) Internet
9 3 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.98%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.65%) DHCP
10 2 (0.65%) FTP
10 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.65%) Intranet
10 2 (0.65%) IPsec
10 2 (0.65%) Network Security
11 1 (0.33%) SAN
11 1 (0.33%) Skype
11 1 (0.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.68%) BusinessObjects
2 40 (13.03%) Oracle Database
3 27 (8.79%) Relational Database
4 24 (7.82%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.54%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (5.21%) DB2
6 16 (5.21%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.91%) BODI
8 11 (3.58%) Ingres
8 11 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.93%) MySQL
9 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.61%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.28%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.98%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (0.98%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 91 (29.64%) Git (software)
2 69 (22.48%) Jenkins
3 47 (15.31%) JIRA
4 39 (12.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 24 (7.82%) GitLab
6 17 (5.54%) Cucumber
7 16 (5.21%) Subversion
8 15 (4.89%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (4.23%) JUnit
10 12 (3.91%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (2.61%) Selenium
12 4 (1.30%) CA Gen
12 4 (1.30%) Log4j
13 2 (0.65%) MSI
13 2 (0.65%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.33%) git-flow
14 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.33%) Xcode
General
1 7 (2.28%) Banking
2 4 (1.30%) Finance
3 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (20.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (17.59%) Developer
3 27 (8.79%) Administrator
3 27 (8.79%) Architect
3 27 (8.79%) DBA
4 26 (8.47%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.84%) Operations Engineer
6 20 (6.51%) Cloud Engineer
6 20 (6.51%) Scala Developer
7 19 (6.19%) Support Engineer
8 18 (5.86%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (5.21%) Java Scala Developer
10 15 (4.89%) Analyst
11 14 (4.56%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.23%) Operations Analyst
12 13 (4.23%) Unix Engineer
13 12 (3.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (3.91%) Operational Support Analyst
13 12 (3.91%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.01%) Software Packaging
2 41 (13.36%) Spring
3 33 (10.75%) HTML
3 33 (10.75%) REST
4 32 (10.42%) Play Framework
4 32 (10.42%) Spring MVC
5 29 (9.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 28 (9.12%) CSS
7 27 (8.79%) JSON
8 23 (7.49%) Ajax
9 22 (7.17%) .NET
10 21 (6.84%) Django
11 20 (6.51%) HTML5
12 19 (6.19%) ASP.NET
12 19 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (6.19%) CSS3
13 17 (5.54%) RESTful
14 15 (4.89%) Middleware
14 15 (4.89%) Web Services
15 13 (4.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (28.01%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.54%) Mainframe
3 14 (4.56%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.23%) Tandem
5 10 (3.26%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (2.28%) User Experience
7 4 (1.30%) Clustering
8 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.98%) DataPower
9 2 (0.65%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) AS400
10 1 (0.33%) CESG
10 1 (0.33%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.33%) Fintech
10 1 (0.33%) iPad
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 172 (56.03%) Unix
2 158 (51.47%) Windows
3 93 (30.29%) AIX
4 83 (27.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (22.48%) Windows Server
6 41 (13.36%) Windows XP
7 35 (11.40%) Solaris
8 32 (10.42%) Windows 2000
9 24 (7.82%) HPUX
10 18 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (5.86%) zOS
11 17 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (3.26%) MVS
13 7 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.95%) Windows 7
15 4 (1.30%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.98%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.98%) VME
17 2 (0.65%) Android
17 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (44.95%) DevOps
2 130 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (32.90%) Open Source
4 76 (24.76%) ITIL
5 70 (22.80%) Configuration Management
6 61 (19.87%) Change Management
7 58 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (15.96%) Change Control
9 48 (15.64%) Problem Management
10 46 (14.98%) Data Management
11 41 (13.36%) PRINCE2
12 38 (12.38%) MVC
12 38 (12.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 34 (11.07%) Service Management
14 32 (10.42%) Automated Testing
15 26 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (8.47%) ITSM
15 26 (8.47%) Migration
16 25 (8.14%) Release Management
17 24 (7.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (24.10%) SQL
2 71 (23.13%) Java
3 50 (16.29%) Perl
4 43 (14.01%) PowerShell
5 42 (13.68%) Ruby
6 40 (13.03%) Scala
7 30 (9.77%) Shell Script
8 29 (9.45%) VB
9 26 (8.47%) C#
10 23 (7.49%) JavaScript
11 22 (7.17%) Python
12 16 (5.21%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.61%) Korn
14 7 (2.28%) PHP
15 4 (1.30%) C
16 3 (0.98%) VBScript
17 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.65%) REXX
17 2 (0.65%) Tcl
18 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 77 (25.08%) Security Cleared
2 68 (22.15%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.58%) Degree
4 11 (3.58%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.65%) CCNA
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.65%) IBM Certification
5 2 (0.65%) MCSE
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) CCA
6 1 (0.33%) CCNP
6 1 (0.33%) CISSP
6 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.33%) CLAS
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.33%) MCP
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.79%) SLA
2 7 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.63%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.54%) Docker
4 10 (3.26%) NFS
5 8 (2.61%) LXC
5 8 (2.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (1.30%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.65%) Firmware
8 2 (0.65%) Xen
9 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.33%) KVM
9 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (14.33%) Ansible
2 40 (13.03%) Puppet
3 33 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (7.49%) Dollar Universe
5 18 (5.86%) HP SiteScope
6 16 (5.21%) Tivoli
7 10 (3.26%) Data Guard
8 7 (2.28%) Control-M
9 5 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.98%) Forum Sentry
10 3 (0.98%) Terraform
11 2 (0.65%) MOM
11 2 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.65%) SCOM
12 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.33%) PureDisk
12 1 (0.33%) Simpana
12 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 104 (33.88%) Oracle
2 80 (26.06%) Red Hat
3 71 (23.13%) HP
4 45 (14.66%) Microsoft
5 39 (12.70%) TIBCO
6 30 (9.77%) IBM
7 23 (7.49%) Atlassian
8 21 (6.84%) Cisco
9 19 (6.19%) VMware
10 17 (5.54%) CA
11 15 (4.89%) F5
11 15 (4.89%) Google
12 14 (4.56%) Siebel
13 12 (3.91%) Sun
14 11 (3.58%) Axway
14 11 (3.58%) Informatica
15 4 (1.30%) Veritas
16 3 (0.98%) Genesys
16 3 (0.98%) Nortel
16 3 (0.98%) Verint
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