The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 4 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Contract jobs citing Linux 106 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.40% 7.88% 7.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.22% 45.83% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 29 24
Median daily rate £389 £310 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.40% -27.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 179 120 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.08% 17.19% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 71 61
Median daily rate £390 £286 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.60% -23.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +27.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £15.25 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £17.85 £22.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Linux
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 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Tyne and Wear

Linux
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 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 105 £389 +25.91% 16
Sunderland - 1 - -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Linux.

1 199 (57.35%) Unix
2 167 (48.13%) Windows
3 144 (41.50%) DevOps
4 134 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
5 127 (36.60%) Oracle
6 103 (29.68%) Open Source
7 98 (28.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 98 (28.24%) AIX
8 96 (27.67%) Red Hat
9 94 (27.09%) Security Cleared
10 92 (26.51%) Git (software)
10 92 (26.51%) ITIL
11 89 (25.65%) Analytical Skills
12 84 (24.21%) HP
13 82 (23.63%) SQL
13 82 (23.63%) SC Cleared
14 81 (23.34%) WebLogic
15 74 (21.33%) Java
15 74 (21.33%) Windows Server
16 73 (21.04%) Configuration Management
17 69 (19.88%) Jenkins
18 64 (18.44%) Change Management
19 60 (17.29%) Microsoft Azure
20 57 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
21 56 (16.14%) TCP/IP
22 55 (15.85%) Perl
22 55 (15.85%) SaaS
23 51 (14.70%) Change Control
24 50 (14.41%) IaaS
24 50 (14.41%) PaaS

Linux
Top Related 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 81 (23.34%) WebLogic
2 47 (13.54%) Confluence
2 47 (13.54%) WebSphere
3 44 (12.68%) JBoss
4 25 (7.20%) Oracle Application Server
5 21 (6.05%) Apache
5 21 (6.05%) Tomcat
6 19 (5.48%) iPlanet
7 13 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.02%) SAS
9 5 (1.44%) FileNet
9 5 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.15%) CMS
10 4 (1.15%) Drupal
10 4 (1.15%) Tuxedo
10 4 (1.15%) WildFly
11 3 (0.86%) IIS
12 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 44 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 13 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.02%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 60 (17.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (15.85%) SaaS
3 50 (14.41%) IaaS
3 50 (14.41%) PaaS
4 39 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (4.61%) Trello
6 5 (1.44%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.86%) GitHub
7 3 (0.86%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.58%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 56 (16.14%) TCP/IP
2 30 (8.65%) LDAP
3 29 (8.36%) Firewall
4 27 (7.78%) HTTP
5 15 (4.32%) SSL
6 14 (4.03%) DNS
7 8 (2.31%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (2.31%) SSH
8 6 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.44%) Internet
9 5 (1.44%) Network Security
9 5 (1.44%) SAN
10 4 (1.15%) DHCP
11 3 (0.86%) FTP
11 3 (0.86%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.86%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.86%) IPsec
11 3 (0.86%) Wireless
12 2 (0.58%) Intranet
13 1 (0.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.68%) BusinessObjects
2 41 (11.82%) Oracle Database
3 28 (8.07%) Relational Database
4 25 (7.20%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.19%) SQL Server
6 17 (4.90%) DB2
6 17 (4.90%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (3.46%) BODI
7 12 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.17%) Ingres
9 10 (2.88%) MySQL
10 9 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.59%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.73%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.86%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 92 (26.51%) Git (software)
2 69 (19.88%) Jenkins
3 49 (14.12%) JIRA
4 39 (11.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 25 (7.20%) GitLab
6 17 (4.90%) Cucumber
7 16 (4.61%) Subversion
8 15 (4.32%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (3.75%) JUnit
10 12 (3.46%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (2.59%) Selenium
12 4 (1.15%) CA Gen
12 4 (1.15%) Log4j
13 2 (0.58%) GCC
13 2 (0.58%) GDB
13 2 (0.58%) MSI
13 2 (0.58%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.29%) git-flow
14 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
14 1 (0.29%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (2.02%) Banking
2 4 (1.15%) Finance
3 1 (0.29%) Games
3 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (19.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (15.56%) Developer
3 28 (8.07%) Architect
4 27 (7.78%) Administrator
4 27 (7.78%) DBA
5 26 (7.49%) Java Developer
6 22 (6.34%) Operations Engineer
7 21 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
8 20 (5.76%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (5.76%) Scala Developer
8 20 (5.76%) Support Engineer
9 18 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
10 16 (4.61%) Analyst
10 16 (4.61%) Java Scala Developer
10 16 (4.61%) Unix Engineer
11 15 (4.32%) Support Analyst
12 14 (4.03%) Automation Engineer
12 14 (4.03%) Operations Analyst
13 13 (3.75%) Operational Support Analyst
13 13 (3.75%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.26%) Software Packaging
2 42 (12.10%) Spring
3 34 (9.80%) HTML
3 34 (9.80%) REST
4 32 (9.22%) Play Framework
4 32 (9.22%) Spring MVC
5 29 (8.36%) CSS
5 29 (8.36%) Ruby on Rails
6 28 (8.07%) JSON
7 24 (6.92%) Ajax
8 22 (6.34%) .NET
8 22 (6.34%) Django
9 21 (6.05%) HTML5
9 21 (6.05%) J2EE
10 20 (5.76%) CSS3
11 19 (5.48%) ASP.NET
11 19 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (5.19%) RESTful
13 16 (4.61%) Middleware
13 16 (4.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 89 (25.65%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.92%) Clustering
3 19 (5.48%) Mainframe
4 16 (4.61%) Tandem
5 14 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.88%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (2.31%) User Experience
9 7 (2.02%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.44%) DataPower
11 4 (1.15%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.58%) EFT
14 1 (0.29%) AS400
14 1 (0.29%) CESG
14 1 (0.29%) CESG CLAS
14 1 (0.29%) Device Driver
14 1 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 199 (57.35%) Unix
2 167 (48.13%) Windows
3 98 (28.24%) AIX
3 98 (28.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 74 (21.33%) Windows Server
5 46 (13.26%) Solaris
6 42 (12.10%) Windows XP
7 33 (9.51%) Windows 2000
8 25 (7.20%) HPUX
9 20 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (5.19%) zOS
11 10 (2.88%) MVS
12 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (1.73%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.86%) VME
16 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (41.50%) DevOps
2 134 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (29.68%) Open Source
4 92 (26.51%) ITIL
5 73 (21.04%) Configuration Management
6 64 (18.44%) Change Management
7 57 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (14.70%) Change Control
9 48 (13.83%) Problem Management
10 47 (13.54%) Data Management
11 41 (11.82%) PRINCE2
12 38 (10.95%) MVC
12 38 (10.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 35 (10.09%) Service Management
14 34 (9.80%) High Availability
15 32 (9.22%) Automated Testing
16 28 (8.07%) ITSM
16 28 (8.07%) Migration
16 28 (8.07%) OO
17 26 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 82 (23.63%) SQL
2 74 (21.33%) Java
3 55 (15.85%) Perl
4 45 (12.97%) PowerShell
5 43 (12.39%) Ruby
6 41 (11.82%) Scala
7 33 (9.51%) Shell Script
8 32 (9.22%) VB
9 26 (7.49%) C#
10 24 (6.92%) JavaScript
10 24 (6.92%) Python
11 16 (4.61%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.31%) Korn
13 7 (2.02%) PHP
14 6 (1.73%) C
15 3 (0.86%) VBScript
16 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.58%) C++
16 2 (0.58%) REXX
16 2 (0.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 94 (27.09%) Security Cleared
2 82 (23.63%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.17%) Degree
4 11 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) CCNA
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.58%) IBM Certification
5 2 (0.58%) MCSE
5 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) CCA
6 1 (0.29%) CCNP
6 1 (0.29%) CISSP
6 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CLAS
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.29%) MCP
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.78%) SLA
2 7 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.44%) QA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.48%) Docker
3 19 (5.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 11 (3.17%) NFS
5 9 (2.59%) LXC
6 8 (2.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (1.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.15%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (0.86%) Firmware
9 2 (0.58%) Xen
10 1 (0.29%) KVM
10 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (12.97%) Ansible
2 44 (12.68%) Puppet
3 37 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (6.63%) Dollar Universe
5 21 (6.05%) HP SiteScope
6 19 (5.48%) Tivoli
7 10 (2.88%) Data Guard
8 7 (2.02%) Control-M
9 5 (1.44%) Forum Sentry
9 5 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.15%) Terraform
11 3 (0.86%) MOM
12 2 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (0.58%) SCOM
13 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 1 (0.29%) Mesos
13 1 (0.29%) PureDisk
13 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 127 (36.60%) Oracle
2 96 (27.67%) Red Hat
3 84 (24.21%) HP
4 47 (13.54%) Microsoft
5 41 (11.82%) Cisco
6 39 (11.24%) TIBCO
7 35 (10.09%) IBM
8 31 (8.93%) F5
9 30 (8.65%) Sun
10 24 (6.92%) Atlassian
11 22 (6.34%) VMware
12 20 (5.76%) Veritas
13 19 (5.48%) CA
14 16 (4.61%) Siebel
15 15 (4.32%) Google
16 13 (3.75%) Axway
16 13 (3.75%) Informatica
17 5 (1.44%) Brocade
18 4 (1.15%) Citrix
19 3 (0.86%) Genesys
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