Period
to 25 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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.

Development Operations Linux/Unix
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.63% 0.65% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £530 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +2.56% +9.49%
10th Percentile £430 £365 £422
90th Percentile £683 £536 £551
North East median daily rate £530 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +6.00% +2.56% +9.49%
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 765 1,040 921
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.47% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 727 622
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +4.05% +13.85%
10th Percentile £180 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £564 £526
North East median daily rate £413 £379 £360
% change year-on-year +8.91% +5.21% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 52
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.13 £16.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.37% -35.31% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.07 £9.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £24.12 £43.75 £40.00
North East median hourly rate £15.70 £15.35 £21.13
% change year-on-year +2.31% -27.38% -20.49%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Tyne and Wear

Linux/Unix DevOps
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/Unix DevOps in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Tyne and Wear

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in Tyne and Wear

Linux/Unix DevOps
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/Unix DevOps within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 25 June 2019. 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 +20 5 £530 +6.00%
Linux/Unix DevOps
North East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, Linux/Unix DevOps contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) OpenShift
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Serverless
4 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) YAML
5 1 (20.00%) Maven
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Confluence
5 1 (20.00%) Gluster
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

Linux/Unix DevOps 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (20.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Release Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) CloudForms
2 1 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed