The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.88% 5.90% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.32% 25.00% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 10
Median daily rate £450 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £463 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Linux
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.45% 23.61% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 38
Median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £18.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -37.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.70 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Linux.

1 31 (55.36%) Unix
2 23 (41.07%) Perl
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (37.50%) DevOps
5 17 (30.36%) Java
6 16 (28.57%) MySQL
7 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
8 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
8 13 (23.21%) ITIL
8 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
8 13 (23.21%) VMware
8 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
9 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.43%) HTTP
9 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 12 (21.43%) Apache
9 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
10 11 (19.64%) Subversion
11 10 (17.86%) JBoss
11 10 (17.86%) .NET
12 9 (16.07%) J2EE
12 9 (16.07%) Hadoop
13 8 (14.29%) Open Source
13 8 (14.29%) MapReduce
13 8 (14.29%) Ansible
13 8 (14.29%) DNS
14 7 (12.50%) SSL
14 7 (12.50%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 10 (17.86%) JBoss
3 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) Jetty
4 3 (5.36%) nginx
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 6 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (8.93%) Google App Engine
3 5 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (7.14%) Route 53
5 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) HTTP
1 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.29%) DNS
3 7 (12.50%) SSL
4 6 (10.71%) FTP
5 5 (8.93%) DHCP
5 5 (8.93%) Firewall
6 4 (7.14%) Internet
6 4 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (5.36%) IPsec
8 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.57%) SAN
8 2 (3.57%) VLAN
8 2 (3.57%) WAN
9 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.79%) SSH
9 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) MySQL
2 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
3 9 (16.07%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.57%) DB2
7 2 (3.57%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.57%) Redis
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
2 11 (19.64%) Subversion
3 6 (10.71%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.36%) Selenium
5 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (5.36%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.79%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Developer
2 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (5.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) Data Centre Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (5.36%) Network Support
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) J2EE
3 6 (10.71%) Kafka
3 6 (10.71%) Middleware
4 5 (8.93%) LAMP
4 5 (8.93%) REST
5 4 (7.14%) jQuery
6 3 (5.36%) HTML
6 3 (5.36%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (5.36%) Mojolicious
6 3 (5.36%) RESTful
6 3 (5.36%) Servlets
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
6 3 (5.36%) Web Services
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.57%) CSS
7 2 (3.57%) Dropwizard
7 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.57%) JAX-RS
7 2 (3.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.36%) PKI
3 2 (3.57%) CMDB
3 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Unix
2 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows
4 4 (7.14%) AIX
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) DevOps
3 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (23.21%) Configuration Management
4 13 (23.21%) ITIL
5 8 (14.29%) MapReduce
5 8 (14.29%) Open Source
6 7 (12.50%) Analytics
6 7 (12.50%) TDD
7 6 (10.71%) Migration
7 6 (10.71%) Video Analytics
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.14%) Logistics
9 4 (7.14%) OO
9 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.36%) JVM Tuning
10 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.36%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Perl
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.93%) PHP
4 5 (8.93%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) JCL
6 3 (5.36%) Korn
6 3 (5.36%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) Go
7 2 (3.57%) VC++
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) CCNA
1 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Xen
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Ansible
2 7 (12.50%) Puppet
2 7 (12.50%) Terraform
3 6 (10.71%) Fluentd
4 5 (8.93%) Mesos
5 4 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (7.14%) Tivoli
5 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Control-M
6 3 (5.36%) Piwik
6 3 (5.36%) Rundeck
7 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.79%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
1 13 (23.21%) VMware
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) Cisco
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (8.93%) Google
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Micro Focus
7 2 (3.57%) BMC
7 2 (3.57%) BT
7 2 (3.57%) CA
7 2 (3.57%) F5
7 2 (3.57%) PlateSpin
7 2 (3.57%) Sybase
7 2 (3.57%) Xerox
8 1 (1.79%) Informatica
8 1 (1.79%) Teradata