The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills 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 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 of the Operating Systems category 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
Rank 25 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.38% 5.60% 7.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.85% 18.67% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 2
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£300 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £259 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.01% 30.00% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 15
Average daily rate £300 £295 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £120 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
3 8 (25.81%) Cyber Security
4 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 7 (22.58%) CSS
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) Visualisation
5 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
7 4 (12.90%) Pentaho
7 4 (12.90%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
7 4 (12.90%) Apache Camel
7 4 (12.90%) Talend
7 4 (12.90%) Kibana
7 4 (12.90%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
7 4 (12.90%) UNIX
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.90%) JBoss

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
1 3 (9.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) Pentaho
4 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) CMake
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Perl Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
1 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Camel
3 3 (9.68%) Mojolicious
3 3 (9.68%) Memcached
3 3 (9.68%) Software Packaging
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) OAuth
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) WSDL
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Visualisation
2 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Cyber Security
3 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) OO
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) RAD
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) RHCE
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Kibana
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) StatsD
2 3 (9.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) JBoss
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Talend
4 1 (3.23%) Guidewire
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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