Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Development Operations Engineer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 145 113
Rank change year-on-year +69 -32 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.41% 0.23% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.25% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 2
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £313 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -37.50% -
North East median daily rate £625 £313 £500
% change year-on-year +100.00% -37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 872 2040 1478
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 91.89% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 1460 962
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £389 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £236 £225 £250
90th Percentile £563 £525 £586
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 92 76
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.50 £26.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.51% +29.27% +28.13%
10th Percentile £9.40 £11.12 £11.46
90th Percentile £47.33 £29.50 £37.50
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £22.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -22.27% +26.62% +10.51%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux DevOps Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +67 13 £625 +32.63% 1
Linux DevOps Engineer
North East

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, Linux DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) Docker
2 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
2 9 (69.23%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 7 (53.85%) Clustering
3 7 (53.85%) HTTP
3 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 7 (53.85%) Confluence
3 7 (53.85%) nginx
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) JIRA
3 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
3 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
3 7 (53.85%) Coaching
3 7 (53.85%) Microservices
3 7 (53.85%) Slack
3 7 (53.85%) SonarQube
3 7 (53.85%) Static Code Analysis
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (46.15%) Xen
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) Windows

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (53.85%) Confluence
1 7 (53.85%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Slack
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (15.38%) Datadog
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (15.38%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) SonarQube
3 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 7 (53.85%) Coaching
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
3 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
3 7 (53.85%) Microservices
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Static Code Analysis
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Network Design
6 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SFIA
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Korn
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) CCDP
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CISM
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Docker
2 6 (46.15%) Xen
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Nagios
2 2 (15.38%) Packer
2 2 (15.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Capita
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) New Relic
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft