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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 31 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.37% 5.61% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.84% 23.53% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 13
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £460 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
185 119 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.71% 23.85% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 80 78
Median daily rate £350 £305 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.37 £17.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -16 16 £388 +10.71% 7
Newport +21 8 £370 -7.50%
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £240 -
Caerphilly 0 1 - -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 (37.65%) Windows
2 31 (36.47%) Unix
3 27 (31.76%) Configuration Management
4 25 (29.41%) ITIL
5 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
5 24 (28.24%) DevOps
6 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
7 22 (25.88%) VMware
8 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
9 20 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
10 19 (22.35%) Perl
11 18 (21.18%) Java
11 18 (21.18%) Cisco
11 18 (21.18%) Firewall
11 18 (21.18%) Jenkins
12 17 (20.00%) .NET
13 15 (17.65%) MySQL
14 14 (16.47%) DNS
15 13 (15.29%) Web Services
15 13 (15.29%) OO
15 13 (15.29%) Apache
15 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
15 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
16 12 (14.12%) JBoss
16 12 (14.12%) SQL
16 12 (14.12%) HTTP
16 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
17 11 (12.94%) Cisco Certification

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 13 (15.29%) Apache
2 12 (14.12%) JBoss
3 8 (9.41%) IIS
4 5 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.53%) FileNet
6 3 (3.53%) Jetty
6 3 (3.53%) Mule
6 3 (3.53%) nginx
6 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.18%) Moodle
7 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
2 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) GitHub
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.53%) Google App Engine
4 3 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.18%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
2 18 (21.18%) Firewall
3 14 (16.47%) DNS
4 12 (14.12%) HTTP
5 8 (9.41%) Internet
6 7 (8.24%) SSL
7 6 (7.06%) DHCP
8 5 (5.88%) VPN
9 4 (4.71%) FTP
9 4 (4.71%) LAN
9 4 (4.71%) SAN
9 4 (4.71%) VoIP
10 3 (3.53%) HTTPS
10 3 (3.53%) IPsec
10 3 (3.53%) SSH
10 3 (3.53%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (2.35%) VLAN
11 2 (2.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) MySQL
2 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.59%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.35%) DB2
7 2 (2.35%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.35%) Redis
8 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.94%) Subversion
3 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.24%) Maven
5 6 (7.06%) JIRA
6 5 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.53%) JUnit
7 3 (3.53%) Selenium
7 3 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.53%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.18%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 10 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Administrator
3 9 (10.59%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.41%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Network Support
6 6 (7.06%) Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.71%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) .NET
2 13 (15.29%) Web Services
3 11 (12.94%) HTML
3 11 (12.94%) J2EE
4 10 (11.76%) CSS
5 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.71%) jQuery
6 4 (4.71%) LAMP
6 4 (4.71%) Middleware
7 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (3.53%) Java EE
7 3 (3.53%) Mojolicious
7 3 (3.53%) REST
7 3 (3.53%) RESTful
7 3 (3.53%) SAML
7 3 (3.53%) Servlets
7 3 (3.53%) STL
7 3 (3.53%) WPF
7 3 (3.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 5 (5.88%) PKI
2 3 (3.53%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.35%) CMDB
3 2 (2.35%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) LPAR
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Windows
2 31 (36.47%) Unix
3 20 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.59%) AIX
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) Configuration Management
2 25 (29.41%) ITIL
3 24 (28.24%) DevOps
4 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
5 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.29%) OO
7 11 (12.94%) Cross-Platform Development
7 11 (12.94%) Requirements Engineering
7 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.41%) Incident Management
9 8 (9.41%) Logistics
9 8 (9.41%) MapReduce
10 7 (8.24%) Analytics
10 7 (8.24%) Scrum
11 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.06%) Video Analytics
12 5 (5.88%) Resource Management
12 5 (5.88%) SDLC
12 5 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) Perl
2 18 (21.18%) Java
3 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
3 12 (14.12%) SQL
4 11 (12.94%) C#
5 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.88%) PHP
8 4 (4.71%) Python
9 3 (3.53%) C++
9 3 (3.53%) JCL
9 3 (3.53%) Korn
9 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.53%) Scala
10 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.35%) Go
10 2 (2.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) CCNA
2 11 (12.94%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.53%) vSphere
4 3 (3.53%) Xen
5 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Ansible
1 8 (9.41%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (9.41%) Tivoli
1 8 (9.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.88%) Puppet
4 4 (4.71%) SCOM
4 4 (4.71%) yum
5 3 (3.53%) Control-M
5 3 (3.53%) Rundeck
5 3 (3.53%) SCCM
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.18%) Nagios
7 1 (1.18%) nmon
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.88%) VMware
3 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
4 18 (21.18%) Cisco
5 9 (10.59%) HP
5 9 (10.59%) Oracle
6 8 (9.41%) Citrix
7 6 (7.06%) Atlassian
8 5 (5.88%) AppDynamics
8 5 (5.88%) New Relic
8 5 (5.88%) Rackspace
9 4 (4.71%) Google
10 3 (3.53%) Micro Focus
11 2 (2.35%) BMC
11 2 (2.35%) BT
11 2 (2.35%) CA
11 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.35%) Juniper
11 2 (2.35%) PlateSpin
11 2 (2.35%) Sybase
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