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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 62 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.97% 13.69% 7.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.29% 61.39% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 56 20
Median daily rate £500 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
59 101 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.38% 22.30% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 89 49
Median daily rate £475 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 September 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 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Oracle
4 13 (32.50%) Open Source
5 12 (30.00%) Teradata
5 12 (30.00%) Informatica
6 11 (27.50%) PowerExchange
6 11 (27.50%) Java
6 11 (27.50%) SQL
6 11 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (27.50%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (27.50%) Change Data Capture
7 10 (25.00%) Ansible
7 10 (25.00%) DevOps
8 9 (22.50%) ETL
8 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (20.00%) Puppet
9 8 (20.00%) Kafka
9 8 (20.00%) Apache
9 8 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (20.00%) VMware
10 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
10 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.50%) HTTP
10 7 (17.50%) SSL
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
10 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (17.50%) Amazon S3

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 11 (27.50%) PowerExchange
2 8 (20.00%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) Jetty
3 3 (7.50%) Mongrel
3 3 (7.50%) nginx
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon S3
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (12.50%) Google App Engine
4 5 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (10.00%) Route 53
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) HTTP
1 7 (17.50%) SSL
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.00%) FTP
3 5 (12.50%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) IPsec
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (12.50%) Big Data
4 5 (12.50%) MySQL
4 5 (12.50%) PowerCenter
5 3 (7.50%) HBase
6 1 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (2.50%) HPCC
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.50%) JBehave
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) Informatica Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Teradata Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
1 8 (20.00%) Kafka
2 4 (10.00%) JSON
2 4 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (7.50%) J2EE
3 3 (7.50%) LAMP
3 3 (7.50%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (7.50%) Middleware
3 3 (7.50%) Servlets
3 3 (7.50%) SOAP
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) ELK Stack
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
5 1 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) iSeries
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Debian
4 1 (2.50%) SUSE
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Open Source
3 11 (27.50%) Change Data Capture
4 10 (25.00%) DevOps
5 9 (22.50%) ETL
6 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.00%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) Database Tuning
8 5 (12.50%) ETL Development
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) BDD
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Data Mapping
9 4 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (10.00%) TDD
10 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) Perl
3 4 (10.00%) PHP
3 4 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (15.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Xen
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) NFS
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Ansible
2 8 (20.00%) Puppet
3 7 (17.50%) Terraform
4 6 (15.00%) Fluentd
5 5 (12.50%) Mesos
6 4 (10.00%) Marathon
7 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (7.50%) Piwik
8 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) Informatica
2 12 (30.00%) Teradata
3 8 (20.00%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) Google
6 4 (10.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) Altiris
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) Perforce
9 1 (2.50%) SAP
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) Zend
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