Period
to 23 September 2018

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 6 months to 23 September 2018 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
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 178 163 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.07% 19.76% 18.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.90% 56.79% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 153 323
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £398 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.57% +7.69% -23.53%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £236
90th Percentile £596 £542 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £55.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +111.54% -28.77%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -22.73% +111.54% -29.73%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 283 287 1,122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.49% 34.79% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 225 757
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -17.33%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £219
90th Percentile £544 £500 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £340 £310
% change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 73
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.50 £26.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.08% -7.14% +57.57%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.85 £17.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.66 £36.40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% -50.00% +57.57%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Linux.

1 116 (65.17%) DevOps
2 104 (58.43%) Ansible
3 102 (57.30%) Puppet
4 88 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (43.82%) Amazon AWS
6 76 (42.70%) Jenkins
7 74 (41.57%) Docker
8 72 (40.45%) Windows
9 70 (39.33%) Configuration Management
10 61 (34.27%) Python
11 59 (33.15%) Java
12 57 (32.02%) BDD
13 56 (31.46%) Bash Shell
13 56 (31.46%) Terraform
14 54 (30.34%) Open Source
15 52 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 47 (26.40%) SQL
17 46 (25.84%) Security Cleared
18 45 (25.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 45 (25.28%) Elastic Stack
19 44 (24.72%) Git (software)
20 42 (23.60%) Perl
20 42 (23.60%) Opscode Chef
21 40 (22.47%) Data Centre
22 39 (21.91%) C++
22 39 (21.91%) High Availability
23 37 (20.79%) Unix
23 37 (20.79%) Nagios
24 36 (20.22%) Ruby
24 36 (20.22%) Splunk

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 9 (5.06%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.49%) JBoss
3 7 (3.93%) Confluence
4 6 (3.37%) Apache
4 6 (3.37%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.81%) nginx
5 5 (2.81%) Tuxedo
5 5 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.25%) Jetty
7 3 (1.69%) CICS
7 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.69%) TPMS
7 3 (1.69%) WildFly
8 2 (1.12%) FileNet
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 78 (43.82%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (17.98%) Datadog
4 12 (6.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (5.06%) Amazon S3
7 7 (3.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.25%) PaaS
9 4 (2.25%) Slack
10 3 (1.69%) IaaS
10 3 (1.69%) SaaS
11 2 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.12%) Serverless
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.56%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.56%) Linode
12 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) Firewall
1 4 (2.25%) HTTP
1 4 (2.25%) Internet
1 4 (2.25%) SSL
2 2 (1.12%) DNS
2 2 (1.12%) FTP
2 2 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.12%) LAN
2 2 (1.12%) Network Security
2 2 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.12%) SMS
2 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.12%) VPN
2 2 (1.12%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
3 1 (0.56%) IPsec
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.04%) Amazon Redshift
2 22 (12.36%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (7.30%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.18%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.62%) MySQL
7 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.49%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.25%) OLTP
9 4 (2.25%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.69%) DB2
11 2 (1.12%) Big Data
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.56%) DataStage
12 1 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.56%) KDB
Development Applications
1 76 (42.70%) Jenkins
2 44 (24.72%) Git (software)
3 30 (16.85%) TeamCity
4 19 (10.67%) GitLab
4 19 (10.67%) JIRA
5 16 (8.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (7.30%) Maven
6 13 (7.30%) SpecFlow
7 8 (4.49%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.25%) gulp
8 4 (2.25%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.25%) JUnit
9 3 (1.69%) Subversion
10 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.12%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.56%) Qt Creator
11 1 (0.56%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (9.55%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Banking
3 3 (1.69%) Electronics
3 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.69%) Marketing
4 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 99 (55.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (22.47%) Developer
3 18 (10.11%) AWS DevOps
4 17 (9.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.55%) AWS Engineer
4 17 (9.55%) Java Developer
5 13 (7.30%) C# Developer
5 13 (7.30%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (5.62%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Junior
10 6 (3.37%) Junior DevOps
10 6 (3.37%) Junior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.81%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.28%) Elastic Stack
2 19 (10.67%) HTML
3 15 (8.43%) .NET
3 15 (8.43%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (8.43%) Spring Boot
3 15 (8.43%) Zuul
4 13 (7.30%) ASP.NET
4 13 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (7.30%) J2EE
5 11 (6.18%) CSS
5 11 (6.18%) RESTful
6 7 (3.93%) JDBC
6 7 (3.93%) Middleware
6 7 (3.93%) Node.js
7 6 (3.37%) Ajax
7 6 (3.37%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.37%) XML
8 5 (2.81%) LESS
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (2.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.47%) Data Centre
2 30 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.62%) User Experience
4 9 (5.06%) Private Cloud
5 8 (4.49%) Clustering
6 6 (3.37%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Blog
9 2 (1.12%) DataPower
9 2 (1.12%) Social Media
10 1 (0.56%) Arduino
10 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) Life Science
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 72 (40.45%) Windows
2 45 (25.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (20.79%) Unix
4 25 (14.04%) CentOS
5 11 (6.18%) AIX
6 8 (4.49%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.37%) VME
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.25%) Debian
9 4 (2.25%) Solaris
10 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.56%) HPUX
11 1 (0.56%) MVS
11 1 (0.56%) VMS
11 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (65.17%) DevOps
2 88 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (39.33%) Configuration Management
4 57 (32.02%) BDD
5 54 (30.34%) Open Source
6 39 (21.91%) High Availability
7 33 (18.54%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (17.42%) TDD
8 31 (17.42%) Test Automation
9 27 (15.17%) Technical Architecture
10 22 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (11.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (11.24%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (11.24%) MVC
13 19 (10.67%) Scrum
14 18 (10.11%) ITIL
15 14 (7.87%) Continuous Deployment
15 14 (7.87%) Deployment Automation
16 13 (7.30%) Microservices
17 12 (6.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.27%) Python
2 59 (33.15%) Java
3 56 (31.46%) Bash Shell
4 47 (26.40%) SQL
5 42 (23.60%) Perl
6 39 (21.91%) C++
7 36 (20.22%) Ruby
8 35 (19.66%) PowerShell
9 32 (17.98%) C
10 22 (12.36%) C#
11 21 (11.80%) Shell Script
12 17 (9.55%) JavaScript
13 13 (7.30%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.81%) COBOL
15 4 (2.25%) PHP
16 3 (1.69%) Korn
16 3 (1.69%) Scala
17 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.56%) Go
18 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (25.84%) Security Cleared
2 33 (18.54%) SC Cleared
3 26 (14.61%) Degree
4 4 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.25%) OCP
4 4 (2.25%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (41.57%) Docker
2 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.49%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.69%) XenApp
7 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.12%) Xen
9 1 (0.56%) Firmware
9 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 104 (58.43%) Ansible
2 102 (57.30%) Puppet
3 56 (31.46%) Terraform
4 42 (23.60%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (20.79%) Nagios
6 34 (19.10%) Kubernetes
7 30 (16.85%) Packer
8 15 (8.43%) Consul
9 5 (2.81%) Data Guard
9 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (2.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (2.81%) vMotion
10 4 (2.25%) Matomo
11 3 (1.69%) SCCM
11 3 (1.69%) SCOM
11 3 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (1.69%) vCenter Server
12 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.12%) Prometheus
12 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (20.22%) Splunk
2 34 (19.10%) New Relic
3 29 (16.29%) Red Hat
4 27 (15.17%) Oracle
5 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (6.18%) Google
6 11 (6.18%) VMware
7 10 (5.62%) HP
8 9 (5.06%) IBM
9 7 (3.93%) Dynatrace
9 7 (3.93%) Informatica
10 5 (2.81%) Axway
10 5 (2.81%) Micro Focus
10 5 (2.81%) Siebel
11 4 (2.25%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.25%) Black Duck
11 4 (2.25%) BMC
11 4 (2.25%) EMC
12 3 (1.69%) Sun
12 3 (1.69%) Veritas