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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 53 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.41% 3.47% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.04% 19.57% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 11 5
Average daily rate £350 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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
189 92 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.57% 17.73% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 57 42
Average daily rate £338 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £145 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 31 £338 +121.31% 21
Newport +5 12 £370 - 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 40 (39.22%) Java
2 37 (36.27%) DevOps
3 31 (30.39%) Microsoft
4 30 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 30 (29.41%) VMware
4 30 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (27.45%) Configuration Management
5 28 (27.45%) JBoss
5 28 (27.45%) Windows
6 25 (24.51%) HTTP
6 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
7 24 (23.53%) ITIL
8 23 (22.55%) Unix
8 23 (22.55%) Jenkins
9 22 (21.57%) .NET
10 21 (20.59%) J2EE
10 21 (20.59%) MySQL
10 21 (20.59%) Apache
10 21 (20.59%) WebSphere
11 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (18.63%) Puppet
12 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
12 18 (17.65%) Perl
12 18 (17.65%) SQL
13 16 (15.69%) DNS
13 16 (15.69%) SSL
13 16 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (14.71%) Oracle
14 15 (14.71%) Tomcat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 28 (27.45%) JBoss
2 21 (20.59%) Apache
2 21 (20.59%) WebSphere
3 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
4 13 (12.75%) IIS
5 12 (11.76%) Jetty
6 11 (10.78%) nginx
7 8 (7.84%) WebLogic
8 6 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (4.90%) OpenStack
10 4 (3.92%) FileNet
10 4 (3.92%) Mule
11 3 (2.94%) Node.js
12 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.98%) Moodle
12 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (9.80%) Google App Engine
2 10 (9.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (5.88%) GitHub
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.51%) HTTP
1 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
2 16 (15.69%) DNS
2 16 (15.69%) SSL
3 15 (14.71%) Firewall
4 10 (9.80%) DHCP
4 10 (9.80%) FTP
4 10 (9.80%) Internet
4 10 (9.80%) IPsec
5 7 (6.86%) VoIP
6 3 (2.94%) LAN
7 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.96%) Network Security
7 2 (1.96%) SAN
7 2 (1.96%) SSH
7 2 (1.96%) VLAN
7 2 (1.96%) VPN
7 2 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) MySQL
2 13 (12.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.96%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.96%) Redis
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.98%) Big Data
10 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.98%) HPCC
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (22.55%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.80%) JIRA
3 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.88%) Maven
5 5 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (4.90%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.92%) Selenium
6 4 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.94%) JMeter
7 3 (2.94%) Subversion
8 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.96%) JUnit
8 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.98%) Hudson
9 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.98%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Legal
2 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (11.76%) Analyst
2 11 (10.78%) Software Engineer
3 10 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (9.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (8.82%) Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Administrator
5 8 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.86%) Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Network Support
7 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.90%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.57%) .NET
2 21 (20.59%) J2EE
3 14 (13.73%) Servlets
4 11 (10.78%) Middleware
4 11 (10.78%) Web Services
5 10 (9.80%) HTML
6 6 (5.88%) CSS
6 6 (5.88%) RESTful
7 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.90%) Java EE
7 5 (4.90%) REST
8 4 (3.92%) LAMP
9 3 (2.94%) jQuery
9 3 (2.94%) JSP
9 3 (2.94%) Mojolicious
10 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.96%) JAX-RS
10 2 (1.96%) Kafka
10 2 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) PKI
2 2 (1.96%) Cryptography
2 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.98%) LPAR
3 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 28 (27.45%) Windows
3 23 (22.55%) Unix
4 11 (10.78%) AIX
5 10 (9.80%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.27%) DevOps
2 28 (27.45%) Configuration Management
3 24 (23.53%) ITIL
4 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.80%) Open Source
8 9 (8.82%) OO
9 8 (7.84%) Incident Management
9 8 (7.84%) Logistics
9 8 (7.84%) MapReduce
9 8 (7.84%) Project Planning
10 7 (6.86%) Analytics
10 7 (6.86%) Requirements Engineering
10 7 (6.86%) Scrum
10 7 (6.86%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.88%) TDD
11 6 (5.88%) Video Analytics
12 5 (4.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.22%) Java
2 18 (17.65%) Perl
2 18 (17.65%) SQL
3 8 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.86%) C#
4 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.88%) Scala
6 4 (3.92%) Go
6 4 (3.92%) PHP
7 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.94%) BeanShell
7 3 (2.94%) Python
8 2 (1.96%) C++
8 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.98%) Jython
9 1 (0.98%) Ruby
9 1 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.80%) CCNA
4 10 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.90%) Degree
6 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) ISEB
6 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.78%) Xen
3 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.98%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (18.63%) Puppet
2 10 (9.80%) HP Data Protector
2 10 (9.80%) Tivoli
2 10 (9.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.86%) Ansible
5 3 (2.94%) yum
6 2 (1.96%) Nagios
7 1 (0.98%) Cacti
7 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.98%) nmon
7 1 (0.98%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.98%) SCOM
7 1 (0.98%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) Microsoft
2 30 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 30 (29.41%) VMware
3 15 (14.71%) Oracle
4 13 (12.75%) Cisco
5 11 (10.78%) Google
5 11 (10.78%) HP
6 8 (7.84%) Citrix
7 6 (5.88%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.90%) AppDynamics
8 5 (4.90%) New Relic
8 5 (4.90%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.96%) Dell
9 2 (1.96%) F5
10 1 (0.98%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.98%) CA
10 1 (0.98%) IBM
10 1 (0.98%) Informatica
10 1 (0.98%) Sybase
10 1 (0.98%) Teradata
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