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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 22 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 81 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.87% 11.49% 6.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.19% 56.25% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 73 25
Median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
108 144 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.53% 20.43% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 118 67
Median daily rate £425 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £21.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -7 22 £500 +33.33% 10
Newport +9 10 £500 +38.88% 4
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 32 (47.06%) Windows
2 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
4 19 (27.94%) Oracle
5 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
6 17 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (25.00%) Java
6 17 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 16 (23.53%) Open Source
8 15 (22.06%) VMware
9 14 (20.59%) Teradata
9 14 (20.59%) Informatica
9 14 (20.59%) SQL
9 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (19.12%) Python
10 13 (19.12%) DevOps
11 12 (17.65%) Ansible
11 12 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (16.18%) Change Data Capture
12 11 (16.18%) ETL
12 11 (16.18%) PowerExchange
13 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
14 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (13.24%) Puppet
14 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
14 9 (13.24%) Cisco
14 9 (13.24%) .NET
14 9 (13.24%) Apache

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 (16.18%) PowerExchange
2 9 (13.24%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) Jetty
4 3 (4.41%) Mongrel
4 3 (4.41%) nginx
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (8.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (7.35%) Google App Engine
5 5 (7.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.88%) Route 53
7 2 (2.94%) PaaS
8 1 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.76%) DHCP
2 8 (11.76%) DNS
3 7 (10.29%) Firewall
3 7 (10.29%) HTTP
3 7 (10.29%) SSL
4 6 (8.82%) FTP
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (7.35%) NetScaler
5 5 (7.35%) TACACS
6 3 (4.41%) IPsec
6 3 (4.41%) LAN
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security
7 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.94%) VLAN
8 1 (1.47%) InfiniBand
8 1 (1.47%) VoIP
8 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.29%) MySQL
4 6 (8.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (8.82%) Big Data
4 6 (8.82%) PowerCenter
5 4 (5.88%) HBase
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.47%) DataStage
7 1 (1.47%) DB2
7 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.47%) OLAP
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.47%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.29%) Subversion
4 4 (5.88%) Maven
5 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.41%) JUnit
5 3 (4.41%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.94%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.94%) JBehave
7 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.47%) GCC
7 1 (1.47%) Hudson
7 1 (1.47%) JIRA
7 1 (1.47%) Selenium
7 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Consultant
2 11 (16.18%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Informatica Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Scala Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
2 8 (11.76%) Kafka
3 7 (10.29%) CSS
3 7 (10.29%) HTML
4 5 (7.35%) JSON
4 5 (7.35%) LAMP
4 5 (7.35%) Web Services
5 4 (5.88%) REST
6 3 (4.41%) J2EE
6 3 (4.41%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (4.41%) Middleware
6 3 (4.41%) Servlets
6 3 (4.41%) SOAP
6 3 (4.41%) XML
7 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.47%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.47%) JAXB
7 1 (1.47%) SAX
7 1 (1.47%) SVG
7 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) iSeries
2 5 (7.35%) Cryptography
2 5 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.47%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.06%) Windows
2 17 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.76%) Unix
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.47%) CentOS
7 1 (1.47%) Debian
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.47%) SUSE
7 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) Open Source
3 13 (19.12%) DevOps
4 11 (16.18%) Change Data Capture
4 11 (16.18%) ETL
5 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.29%) BDD
6 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.29%) OO
6 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.29%) TDD
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (8.82%) ITIL
8 5 (7.35%) Database Tuning
8 5 (7.35%) ETL Development
8 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) Data Mapping
9 4 (5.88%) OWASP
9 4 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) Java
2 14 (20.59%) SQL
3 13 (19.12%) Python
4 8 (11.76%) Perl
5 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.82%) PHP
7 4 (5.88%) Scala
8 3 (4.41%) C
8 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) C#
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) CEH
3 4 (5.88%) CISSP
3 4 (5.88%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (8.82%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.35%) Xen
5 1 (1.47%) NFS
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Ansible
2 9 (13.24%) Puppet
3 7 (10.29%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (10.29%) Terraform
4 6 (8.82%) Fluentd
5 5 (7.35%) Mesos
6 4 (5.88%) Marathon
7 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (4.41%) Piwik
7 3 (4.41%) SCCM
7 3 (4.41%) SCOM
8 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Oracle
2 17 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 15 (22.06%) VMware
4 14 (20.59%) Informatica
4 14 (20.59%) Teradata
5 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (13.24%) Cisco
7 6 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.35%) Google
8 5 (7.35%) Juniper
9 4 (5.88%) Cloudera
10 2 (2.94%) F5
10 2 (2.94%) SAP
11 1 (1.47%) Citrix
11 1 (1.47%) EMC
11 1 (1.47%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (1.47%) NetApp
11 1 (1.47%) ParAccel
11 1 (1.47%) Sybase
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