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 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.20% 3.27% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 19.40% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 1
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£350 £356 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +78.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
68 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.82% 16.88% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 33
Average daily rate £330 £265 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £18.33 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.26% +66.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (40.74%) DevOps
3 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
3 10 (37.04%) Perl
3 10 (37.04%) MySQL
4 9 (33.33%) UNIX
5 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.93%) Ruby
6 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
6 7 (25.93%) Windows
6 7 (25.93%) JBoss
7 6 (22.22%) Python
7 6 (22.22%) DNS
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) Analytics
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) Internet
9 4 (14.81%) Middleware
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
9 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
9 4 (14.81%) Maven
10 3 (11.11%) Video Analytics
10 3 (11.11%) Puppet
10 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (25.93%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) WildFly
4 1 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (3.70%) Zope
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Developer
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) LAMP
2 3 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) Catalyst
4 1 (3.70%) Django
4 1 (3.70%) Mason
4 1 (3.70%) CPAN
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (33.33%) UNIX
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) DevOps
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) Analytics
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
5 3 (11.11%) Video Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) RUP
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Perl
2 7 (25.93%) Ruby
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Apple
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Zend
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Sybase
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago