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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Wales / South Wales
Rank 11 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 61 60 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.36% 10.19% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.51% 28.17% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 11
Median daily rate £425 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £376 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%

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
114 213 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.23% 36.16% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 147 58
Median daily rate £375 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £138 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 6
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -16.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.75 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £13.00 £17.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +16 45 £425 +23.63% 8
Newport -10 5 £425 +14.86%
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 43 (34.13%) Java
2 39 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (30.16%) Security Cleared
4 34 (26.98%) SC Cleared
4 34 (26.98%) DevOps
5 32 (25.40%) Software Engineering
6 31 (24.60%) Windows
6 31 (24.60%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (22.22%) Oracle
8 25 (19.84%) Git (software)
9 22 (17.46%) Ansible
9 22 (17.46%) Python
10 21 (16.67%) HTTP
10 21 (16.67%) HTML
10 21 (16.67%) Unix
11 19 (15.08%) Configuration Management
11 19 (15.08%) Scrum
11 19 (15.08%) Microservices
11 19 (15.08%) Dropwizard
12 18 (14.29%) MongoDB
12 18 (14.29%) JSON
13 17 (13.49%) C
13 17 (13.49%) SQL
13 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
13 17 (13.49%) REST
13 17 (13.49%) Terraform
13 17 (13.49%) Continuous Deployment
14 16 (12.70%) Relational Database
14 16 (12.70%) Spring
15 15 (11.90%) Finance

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 (8.73%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (8.73%) PowerExchange
2 8 (6.35%) Apache
3 6 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.97%) JBoss
5 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.38%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.38%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.38%) IIS
6 3 (2.38%) Jetty
6 3 (2.38%) Mongrel
6 3 (2.38%) nginx
6 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.59%) Tornado
8 1 (0.79%) Confluence
8 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.60%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.97%) PaaS
6 3 (2.38%) Google App Engine
6 3 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.79%) Route 53
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.67%) HTTP
2 17 (13.49%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.94%) VoIP
4 9 (7.14%) SNMP
5 5 (3.97%) Firewall
5 5 (3.97%) SSL
6 4 (3.17%) DHCP
6 4 (3.17%) DNS
6 4 (3.17%) DSL
7 3 (2.38%) FTP
7 3 (2.38%) IPsec
7 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.59%) InfiniBand
8 2 (1.59%) Internet
8 2 (1.59%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.59%) SAN
9 1 (0.79%) IPv6
9 1 (0.79%) SSH
9 1 (0.79%) TACACS
9 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 16 (12.70%) Relational Database
3 15 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 14 (11.11%) Neo4j
5 12 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.76%) PowerCenter
7 5 (3.97%) MySQL
7 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.17%) Big Data
9 3 (2.38%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.38%) HBase
9 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.59%) SQLite
11 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 9 (7.14%) GCC
4 9 (7.14%) Selenium
5 8 (6.35%) JMeter
6 7 (5.56%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.97%) Rational Performance Tester
8 4 (3.17%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.38%) The Grinder
9 3 (2.38%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.59%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.59%) JBehave
10 2 (1.59%) JUnit
10 2 (1.59%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.79%) JIRA
11 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Electronics
2 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.38%) Marketing
2 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (23.81%) Developer
2 22 (17.46%) Consultant
3 17 (13.49%) Software Engineer
4 16 (12.70%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Informatica Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Administrator
8 6 (4.76%) Architect
8 6 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (3.97%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.97%) Scala Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Performance Tester
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Tester
9 5 (3.97%) Tester
9 5 (3.97%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.67%) HTML
2 19 (15.08%) Dropwizard
3 18 (14.29%) JSON
4 17 (13.49%) REST
5 16 (12.70%) Spring
6 15 (11.90%) RESTful
7 14 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 14 (11.11%) Kafka
8 13 (10.32%) JAX-RS
9 12 (9.52%) Spring Boot
10 11 (8.73%) iXBRL
11 8 (6.35%) CSS
11 8 (6.35%) Web Services
12 7 (5.56%) J2EE
13 5 (3.97%) Java EE
13 5 (3.97%) Node.js
14 4 (3.17%) SOAP
15 3 (2.38%) .NET
15 3 (2.38%) LAMP
15 3 (2.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.76%) iSeries
4 5 (3.97%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.59%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.59%) Life Science
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) LPAR
6 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.60%) Windows
2 21 (16.67%) Unix
3 13 (10.32%) Mac OS X
3 13 (10.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.56%) AIX
5 6 (4.76%) Debian
6 4 (3.17%) CentOS
6 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.79%) HPUX
9 1 (0.79%) Solaris
9 1 (0.79%) SUSE
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.98%) DevOps
3 32 (25.40%) Software Engineering
4 19 (15.08%) Configuration Management
4 19 (15.08%) Microservices
4 19 (15.08%) Scrum
5 17 (13.49%) Continuous Deployment
6 13 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (10.32%) Open Source
7 12 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (9.52%) Web Design
8 11 (8.73%) Change Data Capture
8 11 (8.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (7.14%) BDD
9 9 (7.14%) OWASP
9 9 (7.14%) Requirements Management
9 9 (7.14%) Secure Coding
9 9 (7.14%) TDD
10 8 (6.35%) ETL
10 8 (6.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.13%) Java
2 22 (17.46%) Python
3 17 (13.49%) C
3 17 (13.49%) SQL
4 11 (8.73%) Go
5 8 (6.35%) Scala
6 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.38%) Groovy
7 3 (2.38%) PHP
7 3 (2.38%) Ruby
8 2 (1.59%) C++
8 2 (1.59%) JCL
8 2 (1.59%) Korn
8 2 (1.59%) Perl
8 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (30.16%) Security Cleared
2 34 (26.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.35%) CISSP
4 6 (4.76%) CEH
4 6 (4.76%) CREST Certified
5 5 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.97%) ISEB
6 2 (1.59%) CISM
6 2 (1.59%) Degree
6 2 (1.59%) GIAC
7 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.17%) QA
3 3 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.38%) Docker
3 3 (2.38%) Xen
4 2 (1.59%) HDFS
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) pfSense
5 1 (0.79%) Snort
5 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (17.46%) Ansible
2 17 (13.49%) Terraform
3 14 (11.11%) Puppet
4 7 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.76%) Rundeck
6 4 (3.17%) Kibana
6 4 (3.17%) Marathon
6 4 (3.17%) Mesos
7 3 (2.38%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.38%) logstash
7 3 (2.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.59%) Control-M
8 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.79%) Consul
9 1 (0.79%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.79%) Grafana
9 1 (0.79%) SCCM
9 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (22.22%) Oracle
2 14 (11.11%) Informatica
2 14 (11.11%) Teradata
2 14 (11.11%) VMware
3 12 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco
4 6 (4.76%) HP
5 5 (3.97%) SaltStack
5 5 (3.97%) SAP
6 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.38%) Google
7 3 (2.38%) Kofax
7 3 (2.38%) Siebel
8 2 (1.59%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.59%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.59%) EMC
8 2 (1.59%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.59%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.59%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.79%) IBM
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