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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.47% 9.01% 6.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 38.46% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 20
Median daily rate £438 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
78 78 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.06% 23.42% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 62 46
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -43.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Unix
3 16 (35.56%) Java
4 13 (28.89%) ITIL
4 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
5 12 (26.67%) Perl
5 12 (26.67%) DevOps
6 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
6 11 (24.44%) HTTP
6 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
7 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 10 (22.22%) .NET
7 10 (22.22%) Apache
7 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (20.00%) JBoss
8 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 9 (20.00%) Subversion
9 8 (17.78%) J2EE
9 8 (17.78%) Open Source
10 7 (15.56%) Puppet
10 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (15.56%) Amazon S3
10 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.56%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (15.56%) Ansible
10 7 (15.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (15.56%) Windows

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 10 (22.22%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) JBoss
3 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 3 (6.67%) Jetty
4 3 (6.67%) nginx
4 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon ELB
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon S3
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 6 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (11.11%) Google App Engine
3 5 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.89%) Route 53
5 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) HTTP
2 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.56%) DNS
3 7 (15.56%) SSL
4 6 (13.33%) FTP
5 5 (11.11%) DHCP
5 5 (11.11%) Firewall
5 5 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (8.89%) Internet
7 3 (6.67%) IPsec
7 3 (6.67%) WAN
8 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (4.44%) SAN
8 2 (4.44%) VLAN
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.44%) DB2
5 2 (4.44%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (11.11%) Maven
4 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.67%) Selenium
5 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.67%) Travis CI
6 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.22%) JBehave
7 1 (2.22%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Developer
1 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.67%) Network Support
5 3 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) J2EE
3 6 (13.33%) Kafka
3 6 (13.33%) REST
4 5 (11.11%) Middleware
5 4 (8.89%) HTML
5 4 (8.89%) jQuery
5 4 (8.89%) LAMP
6 3 (6.67%) CSS
6 3 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (6.67%) Mojolicious
6 3 (6.67%) RESTful
6 3 (6.67%) Servlets
6 3 (6.67%) SOAP
7 2 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (4.44%) Dropwizard
7 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.44%) JAX-RS
7 2 (4.44%) STL
7 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) CMDB
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Unix
2 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 4 (8.89%) AIX
5 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 12 (26.67%) DevOps
4 8 (17.78%) Open Source
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.56%) TDD
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.11%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.89%) Logistics
8 4 (8.89%) SDLC
8 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) SOA
9 3 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) Perl
3 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) JCL
6 3 (6.67%) Korn
6 3 (6.67%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) Scala
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) Go
7 2 (4.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) CCNA
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) Xen
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) NFS
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Ansible
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
1 7 (15.56%) Terraform
2 6 (13.33%) Fluentd
3 5 (11.11%) Mesos
4 4 (8.89%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (8.89%) Marathon
4 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
4 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Control-M
5 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.67%) Piwik
5 3 (6.67%) Rundeck
6 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
1 13 (28.89%) VMware
2 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle
5 5 (11.11%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Google
6 4 (8.89%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Micro Focus
8 2 (4.44%) BMC
8 2 (4.44%) BT
8 2 (4.44%) CA
8 2 (4.44%) F5
8 2 (4.44%) PlateSpin
8 2 (4.44%) Sybase
8 2 (4.44%) Xerox
9 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) Perforce
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec