The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 43 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.54% - 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% - 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£304 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
364 232 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.85% 92.80% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 144 123
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Linux Engineer
South Wales

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Cardiff region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Cardiff region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Linux Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) RHCE
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) RHCE
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago