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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Linux 52 251 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.90% 18.55% 9.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.06% 38.20% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 172 35
Median daily rate £350 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.70% -36.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 98 657 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 28.08% 48.56% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 430 97
Median daily rate £330 £280 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 45 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +107.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 67 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (41.83%) Git (software)
3 63 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 63 (41.18%) DevOps
4 62 (40.52%) Unix
5 60 (39.22%) Windows
6 57 (37.25%) Oracle
6 57 (37.25%) Jenkins
7 55 (35.95%) Red Hat
8 54 (35.29%) SC Cleared
9 47 (30.72%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (30.72%) Configuration Management
10 45 (29.41%) WebLogic
11 44 (28.76%) JIRA
12 43 (28.10%) Microsoft Azure
12 43 (28.10%) HP
13 42 (27.45%) Open Source
14 40 (26.14%) Confluence
15 39 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (25.49%) Spring
16 36 (23.53%) Ruby
16 36 (23.53%) Scala
17 35 (22.88%) Solaris
17 35 (22.88%) Java
18 34 (22.22%) AIX
18 34 (22.22%) Cisco
18 34 (22.22%) Ansible
18 34 (22.22%) Windows Server
19 33 (21.57%) Sonatype Nexus
20 32 (20.92%) Amazon AWS

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 45 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 40 (26.14%) Confluence
3 16 (10.46%) JBoss
4 14 (9.15%) Apache
4 14 (9.15%) iPlanet
4 14 (9.15%) Tomcat
5 13 (8.50%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.61%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.61%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 43 (28.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (11.11%) Trello
4 3 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.96%) GitHub
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.31%) Route 53
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.73%) HTTP
2 19 (12.42%) TCP/IP
3 18 (11.76%) SAN
4 14 (9.15%) Firewall
5 12 (7.84%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (2.61%) LDAP
6 4 (2.61%) NAS
7 3 (1.96%) DNS
7 3 (1.96%) FCoE
7 3 (1.96%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.96%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.96%) SSL
7 3 (1.96%) WAN
8 2 (1.31%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.31%) VLAN
9 1 (0.65%) Internet
9 1 (0.65%) LAN
9 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (12.42%) Relational Database
3 16 (10.46%) Oracle Database
4 13 (8.50%) MongoDB
5 12 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (5.88%) MySQL
6 9 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.92%) BODI
8 3 (1.96%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (41.83%) Git (software)
2 57 (37.25%) Jenkins
3 44 (28.76%) JIRA
4 33 (21.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 21 (13.73%) GitLab
6 15 (9.80%) Subversion
7 13 (8.50%) Cucumber
8 12 (7.84%) JUnit
9 9 (5.88%) Selenium
10 6 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.31%) MSI
12 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.65%) git-flow
12 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 1 (0.65%) Finance
1 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (27.45%) Developer
2 40 (26.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (13.73%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.11%) Architect
4 17 (11.11%) Scala Developer
5 16 (10.46%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) Administrator
6 12 (7.84%) Backup Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) Java Scala Developer
7 11 (7.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (5.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.58%) Linux Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.49%) Spring
2 29 (18.95%) Software Packaging
2 29 (18.95%) Spring MVC
3 28 (18.30%) HTML
3 28 (18.30%) Play Framework
4 27 (17.65%) CSS
4 27 (17.65%) REST
5 26 (16.99%) JSON
6 25 (16.34%) Ruby on Rails
7 23 (15.03%) Ajax
8 22 (14.38%) Django
9 21 (13.73%) HTML5
10 20 (13.07%) CSS3
11 16 (10.46%) .NET
11 16 (10.46%) ASP.NET
11 16 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (10.46%) RESTful
12 13 (8.50%) Guice
12 13 (8.50%) J2EE
13 11 (7.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.80%) Clustering
3 10 (6.54%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (5.23%) Replication
5 6 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.92%) HP Storage
6 5 (3.27%) User Experience
7 4 (2.61%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.61%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.31%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.65%) Fintech
9 1 (0.65%) iPad
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 62 (40.52%) Unix
2 60 (39.22%) Windows
3 39 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (22.88%) Solaris
5 34 (22.22%) AIX
5 34 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 22 (14.38%) HPUX
7 16 (10.46%) SUSE
8 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.61%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.61%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.31%) Android
11 2 (1.31%) Debian
11 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (41.18%) DevOps
3 47 (30.72%) Configuration Management
3 47 (30.72%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (27.45%) Open Source
5 31 (20.26%) MVC
6 28 (18.30%) Test Automation
7 26 (16.99%) Change Control
8 23 (15.03%) ITIL
9 21 (13.73%) TDD
10 19 (12.42%) Scrum
11 18 (11.76%) Microservices
12 17 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (11.11%) Web Design
13 16 (10.46%) High Availability
14 15 (9.80%) OWASP
15 14 (9.15%) Migration
16 13 (8.50%) Load Balancing
16 13 (8.50%) Unit Testing
17 9 (5.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.53%) Ruby
1 36 (23.53%) Scala
2 35 (22.88%) Java
3 31 (20.26%) PowerShell
4 21 (13.73%) C#
5 20 (13.07%) Python
6 14 (9.15%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.54%) SQL
8 7 (4.58%) Perl
8 7 (4.58%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.92%) VB
10 3 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.96%) C-shell
10 3 (1.96%) Korn
10 3 (1.96%) PHP
10 3 (1.96%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.31%) C++
11 2 (1.31%) REXX
11 2 (1.31%) Tcl
12 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 54 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.15%) Docker
2 14 (9.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 12 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.88%) LXC
5 5 (3.27%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.27%) KVM
6 4 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.96%) Samba
8 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (22.22%) Ansible
2 24 (15.69%) Puppet
3 22 (14.38%) Dollar Universe
4 18 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (7.84%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (7.84%) HP Data Protector
5 12 (7.84%) NetBackup
6 10 (6.54%) Backup Exec
7 9 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (5.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (2.61%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (2.61%) OpenView
10 3 (1.96%) Terraform
11 2 (1.31%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.31%) Mesos
11 2 (1.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 1 (0.65%) MOM
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.65%) SCOM
12 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (37.25%) Oracle
2 55 (35.95%) Red Hat
3 43 (28.10%) HP
4 34 (22.22%) Cisco
5 28 (18.30%) TIBCO
6 22 (14.38%) Veritas
7 19 (12.42%) Atlassian
7 19 (12.42%) F5
8 15 (9.80%) Sun
9 13 (8.50%) Google
9 13 (8.50%) VMware
10 12 (7.84%) Brocade
10 12 (7.84%) EMC
10 12 (7.84%) Symantec
11 11 (7.19%) IBM
12 8 (5.23%) Veeam
13 5 (3.27%) PlateSpin
13 5 (3.27%) Siebel
14 4 (2.61%) Cognos
14 4 (2.61%) Opsware
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