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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.23% 8.62% 6.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.96% 42.31% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 20
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £270 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £410 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.54%
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
53 78 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.34% 20.37% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 58 46
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.00 £16.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 July 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 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Unix
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
5 10 (28.57%) .NET
5 10 (28.57%) Open Source
6 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
6 9 (25.71%) DevOps
6 9 (25.71%) ITIL
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) Subversion
7 8 (22.86%) VMware
7 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 8 (22.86%) Apache
7 8 (22.86%) Ansible
8 7 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (20.00%) Terraform
8 7 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (20.00%) Kafka
8 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (20.00%) Amazon S3
8 7 (20.00%) Perl
8 7 (20.00%) HTTP
8 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.00%) SSL
9 6 (17.14%) FTP
9 6 (17.14%) Oracle
9 6 (17.14%) Migration
9 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering

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 8 (22.86%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Jetty
2 3 (8.57%) nginx
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 6 (17.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (14.29%) Google App Engine
3 5 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (11.43%) Route 53
5 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
1 7 (20.00%) SSL
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.14%) FTP
3 5 (14.29%) DHCP
3 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) IPsec
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.86%) Firewall
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.57%) Big Data
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) DB2
5 2 (5.71%) HBase
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
1 9 (25.71%) Subversion
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Maven
3 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.86%) JBehave
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Operator
5 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) Kafka
3 4 (11.43%) LAMP
3 4 (11.43%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) J2EE
4 3 (8.57%) JSON
4 3 (8.57%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) Servlets
4 3 (8.57%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) STL
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) WPF
6 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) CMDB
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Unix
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
3 10 (28.57%) Open Source
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps
4 9 (25.71%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) OO
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
8 3 (8.57%) Data Centre Operations
8 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.57%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) SOA
8 3 (8.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
4 4 (11.43%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) JCL
5 3 (8.57%) Korn
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) VC++
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Xen
3 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) NFS
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Ansible
2 7 (20.00%) Terraform
3 6 (17.14%) Fluentd
3 6 (17.14%) Puppet
4 5 (14.29%) Mesos
5 4 (11.43%) Marathon
6 3 (8.57%) Control-M
6 3 (8.57%) Piwik
6 3 (8.57%) Rundeck
7 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) Google
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) Cloudera
6 3 (8.57%) Micro Focus
7 2 (5.71%) BMC
7 2 (5.71%) BT
7 2 (5.71%) CA
7 2 (5.71%) F5
7 2 (5.71%) PlateSpin
7 2 (5.71%) Sybase
7 2 (5.71%) Xerox
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Perforce
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: Competitive
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