Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 166 184 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.62% 21.35% 20.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.10% 59.35% 45.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 178 371
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +10.29% -28.04%
10th Percentile £261 £300 £250
90th Percentile £578 £638 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +20.00% +10.29% -28.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 - £28.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £40.00 - £28.00

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 255 310 1,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.14% 35.96% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 236 752
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £257 £223 £218
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 77
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -54.46% +4.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.23 £15.40
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.50 £36.40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £12.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +6.12% -56.25% +7.69%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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.

1 111 (66.87%) DevOps
2 101 (60.84%) Puppet
3 93 (56.02%) Ansible
4 85 (51.20%) Jenkins
5 81 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (45.78%) Docker
7 74 (44.58%) Amazon AWS
8 69 (41.57%) Configuration Management
9 58 (34.94%) Git (software)
10 53 (31.93%) Windows
10 53 (31.93%) Terraform
11 49 (29.52%) Open Source
11 49 (29.52%) Python
11 49 (29.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 46 (27.71%) Java
13 40 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (22.89%) Elastic Stack
15 36 (21.69%) Test Automation
16 35 (21.08%) SQL
16 35 (21.08%) CentOS
16 35 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
17 34 (20.48%) GitLab
17 34 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (19.88%) Sonatype Nexus
18 33 (19.88%) BDD
18 33 (19.88%) Unix
18 33 (19.88%) Security Cleared
19 32 (19.28%) JIRA
19 32 (19.28%) Red Hat
19 32 (19.28%) Bash Shell

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 23 (13.86%) Confluence
2 11 (6.63%) WebLogic
3 10 (6.02%) JBoss
4 8 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (4.22%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.01%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.01%) nginx
6 5 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.41%) Apache
7 4 (2.41%) Jetty
7 4 (2.41%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.81%) CICS
8 3 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.81%) WildFly
9 2 (1.20%) FileNet
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.60%) CMS
10 1 (0.60%) IIS
10 1 (0.60%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 74 (44.58%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (10.84%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (9.64%) Amazon S3
6 15 (9.04%) Datadog
7 11 (6.63%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (6.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (6.02%) Slack
9 5 (3.01%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (3.01%) Route 53
9 5 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.81%) GitHub
10 3 (1.81%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.81%) IaaS
10 3 (1.81%) Office 365
10 3 (1.81%) PaaS
10 3 (1.81%) SaaS
11 2 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.63%) HTTP
2 9 (5.42%) Firewall
3 7 (4.22%) VLAN
4 6 (3.61%) SSL
5 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.41%) Internet
7 2 (1.20%) DHCP
7 2 (1.20%) DNS
7 2 (1.20%) FTP
7 2 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.20%) Network Security
8 1 (0.60%) HSPA
8 1 (0.60%) IPsec
8 1 (0.60%) LAN
8 1 (0.60%) WAN
8 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.46%) MongoDB
2 19 (11.45%) MySQL
3 16 (9.64%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.64%) Oracle Database
3 16 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.63%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (6.02%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.20%) DB2
11 1 (0.60%) Big Data
11 1 (0.60%) KDB
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 85 (51.20%) Jenkins
2 58 (34.94%) Git (software)
3 34 (20.48%) GitLab
4 33 (19.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 32 (19.28%) JIRA
6 27 (16.27%) Maven
7 16 (9.64%) TeamCity
8 9 (5.42%) JUnit
9 8 (4.82%) Artifactory
10 7 (4.22%) gulp
11 6 (3.61%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.61%) SonarQube
12 5 (3.01%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.01%) Jasmine
13 4 (2.41%) Subversion
14 3 (1.81%) Ant
14 3 (1.81%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.81%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.81%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (1.81%) Selenium
General
1 10 (6.02%) Finance
2 3 (1.81%) Marketing
3 2 (1.20%) Electronics
3 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (56.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (17.47%) Developer
3 16 (9.64%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.23%) AWS DevOps
5 11 (6.63%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (6.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.02%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (5.42%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Administrator
9 6 (3.61%) DBA
9 6 (3.61%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.41%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (2.41%) DevOps Developer
11 4 (2.41%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.89%) Elastic Stack
2 23 (13.86%) Node.js
3 20 (12.05%) HTML
4 17 (10.24%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (10.24%) Spring Boot
4 17 (10.24%) Zuul
5 15 (9.04%) J2EE
6 12 (7.23%) CSS
7 10 (6.02%) YAML
8 8 (4.82%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.82%) JDBC
8 8 (4.82%) jQuery
9 7 (4.22%) REST
9 7 (4.22%) RESTful
10 6 (3.61%) JSON
11 5 (3.01%) JSP
11 5 (3.01%) Servlets
11 5 (3.01%) Software Packaging
11 5 (3.01%) Spring
11 5 (3.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.64%) User Experience
4 12 (7.23%) Private Cloud
5 9 (5.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (4.22%) Clustering
7 6 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.41%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.81%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.81%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.81%) Replication
10 2 (1.20%) DataPower
11 1 (0.60%) Blog
11 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (31.93%) Windows
2 49 (29.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (21.08%) CentOS
4 33 (19.88%) Unix
5 7 (4.22%) AIX
5 7 (4.22%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.61%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.41%) Debian
8 3 (1.81%) Solaris
8 3 (1.81%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.20%) VME
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.60%) HPUX
10 1 (0.60%) MVS
10 1 (0.60%) VMS
10 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (66.87%) DevOps
2 81 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (41.57%) Configuration Management
4 49 (29.52%) Open Source
5 40 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (21.69%) Test Automation
7 34 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (19.88%) BDD
9 23 (13.86%) Microservices
10 21 (12.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (12.65%) Kanban
10 21 (12.65%) Software Engineering
10 21 (12.65%) TDD
11 20 (12.05%) ITIL
11 20 (12.05%) Scrum
12 19 (11.45%) High Availability
12 19 (11.45%) Technical Architecture
13 18 (10.84%) Deployment Automation
14 15 (9.04%) Coaching
14 15 (9.04%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.52%) Python
2 46 (27.71%) Java
3 35 (21.08%) SQL
4 32 (19.28%) Bash Shell
5 29 (17.47%) JavaScript
6 28 (16.87%) Perl
7 22 (13.25%) Ruby
8 20 (12.05%) PowerShell
9 19 (11.45%) C++
9 19 (11.45%) Shell Script
10 12 (7.23%) C
10 12 (7.23%) C#
11 5 (3.01%) Scala
12 3 (1.81%) Groovy
12 3 (1.81%) Haskell
13 1 (0.60%) COBOL
13 1 (0.60%) Korn
13 1 (0.60%) PHP
13 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (19.88%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.46%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.63%) Degree
4 4 (2.41%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.41%) OCP
4 4 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.20%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) CCNA
7 1 (0.60%) CCNP
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.24%) QA
System Software
1 76 (45.78%) Docker
2 11 (6.63%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.82%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.01%) XenApp
6 5 (3.01%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 101 (60.84%) Puppet
2 93 (56.02%) Ansible
3 53 (31.93%) Terraform
4 35 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (15.06%) Kubernetes
6 24 (14.46%) Nagios
7 20 (12.05%) Packer
8 17 (10.24%) Consul
9 10 (6.02%) Grafana
9 10 (6.02%) ZABBIX
10 9 (5.42%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (4.22%) Prometheus
12 6 (3.61%) Data Guard
12 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (3.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (3.61%) vMotion
13 5 (3.01%) SCCM
13 5 (3.01%) SCOM
13 5 (3.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (3.01%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (19.28%) Red Hat
2 30 (18.07%) Oracle
3 15 (9.04%) Black Duck
3 15 (9.04%) Splunk
4 13 (7.83%) Google
4 13 (7.83%) HP
4 13 (7.83%) New Relic
4 13 (7.83%) VMware
5 10 (6.02%) Dynatrace
6 9 (5.42%) Riverbed
7 8 (4.82%) IBM
7 8 (4.82%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.22%) Informatica
9 6 (3.61%) 3PAR
9 6 (3.61%) BMC
9 6 (3.61%) EMC
10 5 (3.01%) Axway
10 5 (3.01%) Siebel
11 3 (1.81%) Adobe
11 3 (1.81%) webMethods