The table below looks at the statistics 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 40 23 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.66% 5.68% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.81% 25.00% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 7
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
144 60 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 39.45% 22.73% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 48 47
Average daily rate £350 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £151 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -36.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 30 (62.50%) Unix
2 17 (35.42%) Perl
3 16 (33.33%) ITIL
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) DevOps
4 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
5 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
6 12 (25.00%) MySQL
6 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (22.92%) Java
8 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
9 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 9 (18.75%) JBoss
9 9 (18.75%) Hadoop
9 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
10 8 (16.67%) MapReduce
10 8 (16.67%) Apache
10 8 (16.67%) Subversion
11 7 (14.58%) VMware
11 7 (14.58%) HTTP
11 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle
11 7 (14.58%) Windows
11 7 (14.58%) Analytics
11 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (12.50%) Video Analytics
12 6 (12.50%) J2EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (18.75%) JBoss
2 8 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
1 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) Internet
3 4 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 2 (4.17%) SSL
5 2 (4.17%) VLAN
5 2 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (2.08%) FTP
6 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.08%) SSH
6 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
2 12 (25.00%) MySQL
3 9 (18.75%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.17%) DB2
6 2 (4.17%) Neo4j
6 2 (4.17%) Redis
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.67%) Subversion
3 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (10.42%) Maven
5 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 3 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.25%) Network Support
6 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) J2EE
2 4 (8.33%) jQuery
2 4 (8.33%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) Mojolicious
3 3 (6.25%) REST
3 3 (6.25%) RESTful
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.17%) JAX-RS
4 2 (4.17%) Kafka
4 2 (4.17%) LAMP
4 2 (4.17%) STL
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) CMDB
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (62.50%) Unix
2 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (33.33%) DevOps
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 8 (16.67%) MapReduce
5 7 (14.58%) Analytics
6 6 (12.50%) Video Analytics
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
8 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.33%) Logistics
8 4 (8.33%) OO
8 4 (8.33%) Scrum
8 4 (8.33%) SDLC
8 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) Perl
2 11 (22.92%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) JCL
5 3 (6.25%) Korn
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 3 (6.25%) Scala
6 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) Go
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) VC++
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) CCNA
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Control-M
2 3 (6.25%) Rundeck
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) yum
4 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.25%) Micro Focus
5 2 (4.17%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.17%) BMC
5 2 (4.17%) BT
5 2 (4.17%) CA
5 2 (4.17%) F5
5 2 (4.17%) New Relic
5 2 (4.17%) PlateSpin
5 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.17%) Sybase
5 2 (4.17%) Xerox
6 1 (2.08%) Informatica
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