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 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.61% 8.60% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.25% 31.17% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -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
80 77 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.00% 27.60% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 7
Average daily rate £300 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 18 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (42.50%) Red Hat
3 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (22.50%) Oracle
4 9 (22.50%) Windows
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) RHCE
5 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 7 (17.50%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (17.50%) HTML
6 7 (17.50%) CSS
7 6 (15.00%) Java
7 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
7 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (12.50%) Puppet
8 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
8 5 (12.50%) .NET
8 5 (12.50%) AIX
8 5 (12.50%) UNIX
8 5 (12.50%) Ansible
8 5 (12.50%) DevOps
9 4 (10.00%) Kibana
9 4 (10.00%) Middleware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (17.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
1 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.00%) Pentaho
4 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) CMake
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
1 7 (17.50%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) Middleware
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (7.50%) Mojolicious
4 3 (7.50%) Memcached
4 3 (7.50%) Software Packaging
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) OAuth
5 2 (5.00%) RESTful
5 2 (5.00%) JSON
5 2 (5.00%) XML
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) WSDL
6 1 (2.50%) LAMP
6 1 (2.50%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.50%) Open Source
3 3 (7.50%) LPAR
4 1 (2.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) AIX
3 5 (12.50%) UNIX
4 4 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) OO
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) RAD
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) OOP
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
3 4 (10.00%) Python
3 4 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) RHCE
1 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.50%) VCP5
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) NFS
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
1 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.50%) Ansible
2 4 (10.00%) Kibana
3 3 (7.50%) StatsD
3 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Red Hat
2 14 (35.00%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 4 (10.00%) Talend
4 4 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.50%) Guidewire
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