The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 76 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.06% 6.84% 4.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.35% 31.30% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 19
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £311 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +3.40%
Linux
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
154 131 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.44% 21.87% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 103 50
Median daily rate £400 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 17
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.60 £26.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the South Wales region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the South Wales region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Linux
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +28 42 £424 +13.00% 9
Newport +2 19 £500 +36.98% 1
Neath Port Talbot 0 3 - -
Bridgend - 2 £425 - 3
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 34 (35.42%) Java
2 32 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (32.29%) Security Cleared
4 26 (27.08%) SC Cleared
4 26 (27.08%) Software Engineering
5 25 (26.04%) Windows
6 24 (25.00%) Oracle
6 24 (25.00%) Python
7 19 (19.79%) SQL
8 18 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 18 (18.75%) DevOps
9 17 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (16.67%) HTML
11 15 (15.63%) JSON
12 14 (14.58%) C
12 14 (14.58%) Informatica
12 14 (14.58%) Scrum
12 14 (14.58%) Teradata
12 14 (14.58%) Oracle Database
13 13 (13.54%) Finance
13 13 (13.54%) Unix
13 13 (13.54%) Oracle RAC
13 13 (13.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (12.50%) OWASP
14 12 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
14 12 (12.50%) Secure Coding
15 11 (11.46%) Change Data Capture
15 11 (11.46%) PowerExchange
15 11 (11.46%) ETL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (11.46%) PowerExchange
2 9 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.21%) Apache
3 5 (5.21%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.21%) JBoss
3 5 (5.21%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.13%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.04%) Confluence
6 1 (1.04%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) PaaS
3 2 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) HTTP
2 6 (6.25%) SNMP
2 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.25%) VoIP
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (4.17%) Firewall
3 4 (4.17%) NetScaler
3 4 (4.17%) TACACS
4 3 (3.13%) Network Security
5 2 (2.08%) InfiniBand
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.04%) DHCP
6 1 (1.04%) DNS
6 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.04%) SAN
6 1 (1.04%) SSH
6 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) Oracle Database
2 12 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.38%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.33%) Big Data
5 8 (8.33%) Neo4j
6 6 (6.25%) PowerCenter
7 5 (5.21%) HBase
8 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.13%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.08%) MySQL
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (1.04%) DataStage
11 1 (1.04%) DB2
11 1 (1.04%) OLAP
11 1 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.33%) JMeter
2 8 (8.33%) Selenium
3 7 (7.29%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.29%) LoadRunner
4 6 (6.25%) GCC
5 5 (5.21%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.13%) JBehave
7 3 (3.13%) JUnit
7 3 (3.13%) The Grinder
8 2 (2.08%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.08%) JIRA
8 2 (2.08%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.04%) Hudson
9 1 (1.04%) Maven
9 1 (1.04%) Subversion
9 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Electronics
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Developer
2 20 (20.83%) Consultant
3 14 (14.58%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) Informatica Consultant
4 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Administrator
6 6 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) DBA
7 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Performance Tester
7 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Scala Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Performance Tester
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.67%) HTML
2 15 (15.63%) JSON
3 10 (10.42%) Kafka
4 9 (9.38%) CSS
4 9 (9.38%) Dropwizard
4 9 (9.38%) RESTful
5 8 (8.33%) REST
6 7 (7.29%) Hibernate
6 7 (7.29%) JAX-RS
6 7 (7.29%) Spring
7 6 (6.25%) iXBRL
7 6 (6.25%) Spring Boot
8 4 (4.17%) ELK Stack
8 4 (4.17%) Node.js
8 4 (4.17%) SOAP
9 3 (3.13%) J2EE
9 3 (3.13%) Swagger
9 3 (3.13%) XML
10 2 (2.08%) HTML5
10 2 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.25%) iSeries
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (1.04%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.04%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.04%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.04%) LPAR
5 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (13.54%) Unix
3 7 (7.29%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.17%) CentOS
5 4 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.13%) Debian
6 3 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.04%) AIX
8 1 (1.04%) HPUX
8 1 (1.04%) Solaris
8 1 (1.04%) SUSE
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.08%) Software Engineering
3 18 (18.75%) DevOps
4 14 (14.58%) Scrum
5 12 (12.50%) OWASP
5 12 (12.50%) Secure Coding
6 11 (11.46%) Change Data Capture
6 11 (11.46%) ETL
6 11 (11.46%) Open Source
7 10 (10.42%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (9.38%) BDD
8 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.38%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (9.38%) Fuzz Testing
8 9 (9.38%) Security Architecture
8 9 (9.38%) Social Engineering
8 9 (9.38%) Static Code Analysis
8 9 (9.38%) Static Program Analysis
8 9 (9.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) Java
2 24 (25.00%) Python
3 19 (19.79%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) C
5 8 (8.33%) Scala
6 7 (7.29%) Go
7 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.13%) Groovy
8 3 (3.13%) PHP
8 3 (3.13%) Ruby
9 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) Security Cleared
2 26 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.38%) CEH
3 9 (9.38%) CISSP
3 9 (9.38%) CREST Certified
4 5 (5.21%) ISEB
5 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.17%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.13%) Docker
3 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.13%) vSphere
4 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.08%) HDFS
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.04%) NFS
5 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) Puppet
2 8 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.29%) Ansible
4 5 (5.21%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.13%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.13%) Kibana
5 3 (3.13%) logstash
6 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.04%) Consul
7 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.04%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.04%) SCCM
7 1 (1.04%) SCOM
7 1 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Oracle
2 14 (14.58%) Informatica
2 14 (14.58%) Teradata
3 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 10 (10.42%) VMware
5 6 (6.25%) Cisco
5 6 (6.25%) HP
6 5 (5.21%) Cloudera
6 5 (5.21%) SaltStack
6 5 (5.21%) SAP
7 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.13%) Juniper
8 3 (3.13%) Siebel
9 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.04%) Citrix
10 1 (1.04%) EMC
10 1 (1.04%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.04%) NetApp
10 1 (1.04%) Sybase
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