Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 119 150 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.78% 16.15% 21.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.67% 51.55% 54.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 131 321
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £281
90th Percentile £553 £638 £522
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £463 £420 £350
% change year-on-year +10.12% +20.00% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 - £53.50
10th Percentile £25.90 - £51.75
90th Percentile £45.40 - £59.98
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £43.50 - £53.50

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 210 291 733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.56% 31.32% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 208 526
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £156 £213 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 52
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.77% -51.01% -1.71%
10th Percentile £8.89 £8.38 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.80 £42.70
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.14 £12.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year +18.71% -47.96% -7.55%

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 20 February 2019.

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

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 73 (61.34%) Puppet
2 64 (53.78%) DevOps
3 61 (51.26%) Jenkins
4 58 (48.74%) Docker
5 54 (45.38%) Ansible
5 54 (45.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
7 48 (40.34%) Configuration Management
8 47 (39.50%) Python
9 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (32.77%) Git (software)
11 38 (31.93%) Windows
12 35 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (28.57%) GitLab
14 31 (26.05%) Terraform
14 31 (26.05%) CentOS
15 30 (25.21%) MongoDB
16 29 (24.37%) Test Automation
16 29 (24.37%) Red Hat
17 28 (23.53%) JIRA
18 27 (22.69%) JavaScript
18 27 (22.69%) Microservices
19 26 (21.85%) Problem-Solving
19 26 (21.85%) Oracle
19 26 (21.85%) Confluence
20 25 (21.01%) Software Engineering
20 25 (21.01%) Performance Monitoring
21 24 (20.17%) Security Cleared
21 24 (20.17%) Perl
22 23 (19.33%) Sonatype Nexus

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 26 (21.85%) Confluence
2 12 (10.08%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.36%) Apache
5 4 (3.36%) JBoss
5 4 (3.36%) nginx
5 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (10.92%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (8.40%) Amazon S3
4 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (8.40%) Slack
5 9 (7.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (5.88%) iPaaS
7 6 (5.04%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (5.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (5.04%) Route 53
7 6 (5.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (4.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (4.20%) Datadog
8 5 (4.20%) IaaS
9 4 (3.36%) GitHub
9 4 (3.36%) Google Analytics
9 4 (3.36%) Office 365
10 3 (2.52%) Serverless
11 2 (1.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.13%) HTTP
2 14 (11.76%) Firewall
3 10 (8.40%) VLAN
4 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.36%) SSL
6 3 (2.52%) Internet
7 2 (1.68%) DHCP
7 2 (1.68%) DNS
7 2 (1.68%) HSPA
7 2 (1.68%) VPN
8 1 (0.84%) BGP
8 1 (0.84%) NAS
8 1 (0.84%) OSPF
8 1 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.21%) MongoDB
2 22 (18.49%) MySQL
3 11 (9.24%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.72%) Oracle Database
7 7 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.84%) DB2
11 1 (0.84%) KDB
11 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (51.26%) Jenkins
2 39 (32.77%) Git (software)
3 34 (28.57%) GitLab
4 28 (23.53%) JIRA
5 23 (19.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (16.81%) Maven
7 15 (12.61%) Artifactory
8 13 (10.92%) SonarQube
9 8 (6.72%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.04%) Bitbucket
10 6 (5.04%) JUnit
11 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.36%) Ant
12 4 (3.36%) Gatling
12 4 (3.36%) Grunt
12 4 (3.36%) gulp
12 4 (3.36%) IntelliJ
12 4 (3.36%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (3.36%) Selenium
12 4 (3.36%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (5.04%) Finance
2 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (44.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (14.29%) Administrator
3 15 (12.61%) Developer
4 14 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (10.08%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Server Administrator
8 7 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.20%) Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) DevOps Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Support
11 4 (3.36%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (17.65%) Node.js
3 14 (11.76%) HTML
4 12 (10.08%) YAML
5 9 (7.56%) CSS
5 9 (7.56%) jQuery
6 8 (6.72%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (6.72%) REST
7 7 (5.88%) Spring Boot
7 7 (5.88%) Zuul
8 6 (5.04%) J2EE
8 6 (5.04%) JSON
8 6 (5.04%) SOAP
8 6 (5.04%) XML
9 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.20%) EJB
9 5 (4.20%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.20%) HTML5
9 5 (4.20%) Servlets
9 5 (4.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) User Experience
2 13 (10.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (9.24%) Private Cloud
4 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (5.88%) Public Cloud
6 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.04%) Clustering
7 3 (2.52%) Replication
8 2 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.84%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 38 (31.93%) Windows
3 31 (26.05%) CentOS
4 16 (13.45%) Unix
5 9 (7.56%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.04%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.36%) Debian
9 2 (1.68%) Fedora
9 2 (1.68%) Solaris
9 2 (1.68%) SUSE
10 1 (0.84%) Android
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (53.78%) DevOps
2 48 (40.34%) Configuration Management
3 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (24.37%) Test Automation
6 27 (22.69%) Microservices
7 26 (21.85%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (21.01%) Performance Monitoring
8 25 (21.01%) Software Engineering
9 21 (17.65%) Open Source
10 17 (14.29%) ITIL
10 17 (14.29%) Scrum
11 15 (12.61%) Kanban
11 15 (12.61%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (10.92%) Deployment Automation
12 13 (10.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (10.92%) Security Hardening
13 12 (10.08%) Change Management
13 12 (10.08%) Migration
13 12 (10.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.50%) Python
2 27 (22.69%) JavaScript
3 24 (20.17%) Perl
4 22 (18.49%) Java
5 21 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 20 (16.81%) SQL
7 18 (15.13%) Ruby
8 15 (12.61%) Shell Script
9 10 (8.40%) C++
10 9 (7.56%) C#
11 6 (5.04%) PowerShell
11 6 (5.04%) Scala
12 4 (3.36%) C
12 4 (3.36%) Groovy
12 4 (3.36%) Haskell
13 1 (0.84%) Korn
13 1 (0.84%) PHP
13 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.68%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.68%) Degree
4 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) QA
System Software
1 58 (48.74%) Docker
2 16 (13.45%) Active Directory
3 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (10.92%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (10.08%) XenApp
6 12 (10.08%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.52%) Xen
8 2 (1.68%) KVM
9 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 73 (61.34%) Puppet
2 54 (45.38%) Ansible
3 31 (26.05%) Terraform
4 22 (18.49%) Kubernetes
5 19 (15.97%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (13.45%) Nagios
7 14 (11.76%) vMotion
7 14 (11.76%) ZABBIX
8 12 (10.08%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (10.08%) SCCM
8 12 (10.08%) SCOM
8 12 (10.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 12 (10.08%) vCenter Server
9 11 (9.24%) Grafana
10 8 (6.72%) Packer
11 7 (5.88%) Consul
11 7 (5.88%) Prometheus
12 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (5.04%) Rancher
13 4 (3.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) Red Hat
2 26 (21.85%) Oracle
3 19 (15.97%) VMware
4 17 (14.29%) HP
5 13 (10.92%) BMC
5 13 (10.92%) EMC
6 12 (10.08%) 3PAR
6 12 (10.08%) Black Duck
6 12 (10.08%) Riverbed
7 10 (8.40%) Google
8 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.20%) Dynatrace
10 4 (3.36%) Adobe
10 4 (3.36%) webMethods
11 3 (2.52%) Cisco
12 2 (1.68%) EnterpriseDB
12 2 (1.68%) New Relic
12 2 (1.68%) Pega
12 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.68%) Splunk