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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux 30 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.94% 9.17% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.62% 44.09% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 25
Median daily rate £375 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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
127 127 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.15% 20.79% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 88 79
Median daily rate £350 £365 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £285 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £426 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 July 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 -5 18 £400 +14.28% 6
Newport -8 5 £373 +3.47% 1
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (45.31%) Windows
2 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
3 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (28.13%) Red Hat
4 18 (28.13%) Configuration Management
5 17 (26.56%) VMware
5 17 (26.56%) Java
6 16 (25.00%) .NET
6 16 (25.00%) Unix
6 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
8 14 (21.88%) Cisco
8 14 (21.88%) ITIL
9 13 (20.31%) Subversion
9 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
10 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 12 (18.75%) Windows Server
11 11 (17.19%) Ansible
11 11 (17.19%) DNS
11 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
11 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (15.63%) Open Source
12 10 (15.63%) OO
12 10 (15.63%) Web Services
12 10 (15.63%) Apache
12 10 (15.63%) Firewall
12 10 (15.63%) DevOps

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 10 (15.63%) Apache
2 6 (9.38%) IIS
3 3 (4.69%) Jetty
3 3 (4.69%) nginx
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.13%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon S3
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (9.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (7.81%) Google App Engine
4 5 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (6.25%) Route 53
6 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 11 (17.19%) DNS
3 10 (15.63%) Firewall
4 8 (12.50%) DHCP
5 7 (10.94%) HTTP
5 7 (10.94%) SSL
6 6 (9.38%) FTP
7 5 (7.81%) LAN
8 4 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (6.25%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.25%) SAN
8 4 (6.25%) TACACS
9 3 (4.69%) IPsec
9 3 (4.69%) Network Security
9 3 (4.69%) VPN
9 3 (4.69%) WAN
10 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
10 2 (3.13%) VLAN
10 2 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) Big Data
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) DB2
4 2 (3.13%) HBase
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
1 13 (20.31%) Subversion
2 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.81%) Maven
3 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.69%) IntelliJ
3 3 (4.69%) JUnit
3 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.56%) Hudson
4 1 (1.56%) JBehave
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
1 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Software Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) .NET
2 10 (15.63%) Web Services
3 9 (14.06%) CSS
4 8 (12.50%) HTML
5 7 (10.94%) Kafka
5 7 (10.94%) LAMP
6 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.25%) REST
8 3 (4.69%) J2EE
8 3 (4.69%) JSON
8 3 (4.69%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (4.69%) Middleware
8 3 (4.69%) Servlets
8 3 (4.69%) SOAP
8 3 (4.69%) XML
9 2 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.13%) jQuery
9 2 (3.13%) SAML
9 2 (3.13%) STL
9 2 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Cryptography
1 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) PKI
2 4 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) CMDB
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.56%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 29 (45.31%) Windows
2 18 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (25.00%) Unix
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Configuration Management
3 14 (21.88%) ITIL
4 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 10 (15.63%) DevOps
5 10 (15.63%) OO
5 10 (15.63%) Open Source
6 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
6 8 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
6 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Migration
8 4 (6.25%) SDLC
8 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) TDD
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.69%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (4.69%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (4.69%) Secure Coding
9 3 (4.69%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.06%) Perl
3 9 (14.06%) Python
4 8 (12.50%) C#
4 8 (12.50%) SQL
5 7 (10.94%) PHP
5 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.69%) JCL
6 3 (4.69%) Korn
7 2 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.13%) VC++
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) CCNA
3 3 (4.69%) CEH
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.69%) CISSP
3 3 (4.69%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.81%) Xen
5 3 (4.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) NFS
6 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Ansible
2 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 7 (10.94%) Terraform
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (9.38%) Fluentd
4 5 (7.81%) Mesos
5 4 (6.25%) Marathon
6 3 (4.69%) Control-M
6 3 (4.69%) Piwik
6 3 (4.69%) Rundeck
6 3 (4.69%) SCCM
6 3 (4.69%) SCOM
7 2 (3.13%) yum
8 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.56%) nmon
8 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Red Hat
2 17 (26.56%) VMware
3 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
4 14 (21.88%) Cisco
5 9 (14.06%) Oracle
6 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.81%) Google
7 4 (6.25%) Juniper
8 3 (4.69%) Cloudera
8 3 (4.69%) Micro Focus
9 2 (3.13%) BMC
9 2 (3.13%) BT
9 2 (3.13%) CA
9 2 (3.13%) F5
9 2 (3.13%) PlateSpin
9 2 (3.13%) Sybase
9 2 (3.13%) Xerox
10 1 (1.56%) Citrix
10 1 (1.56%) EMC
10 1 (1.56%) IBM
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