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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 43 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 21 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.90% 3.13% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 11.21% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £262 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +329.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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
98 116 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.22% 27.88% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 45
Average daily rate £300 £298 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £169 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 -8 12 £338 +22.72% 11
Newport -6 3 £363 +38.09% 2
Bridgend - 2 £400 -
Torfaen - 2 £238 - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (43.40%) UNIX
1 23 (43.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (41.51%) Red Hat
3 19 (35.85%) Windows
4 18 (33.96%) VMware
5 17 (32.08%) AIX
6 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
8 12 (22.64%) SQL
8 12 (22.64%) RHCE
9 10 (18.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (16.98%) Ruby
10 9 (16.98%) Python
10 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
10 9 (16.98%) DevOps
11 8 (15.09%) Coaching
11 8 (15.09%) Ingres
11 8 (15.09%) OpenROAD
11 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
11 8 (15.09%) Finance
12 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
12 7 (13.21%) Ansible
12 7 (13.21%) Puppet
13 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
13 6 (11.32%) SaaS
13 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
13 6 (11.32%) Perl
13 6 (11.32%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (15.09%) OpenROAD
2 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) FrameMaker
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) SaaS
2 5 (9.43%) IaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Wireless
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) SNMP
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) RIP
3 1 (1.89%) OSPF
3 1 (1.89%) BGP
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) LDAP
3 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.89%) SSH
3 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.09%) Ingres
2 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.32%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) OpenROAD Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Author
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Author
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Change Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Perl Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Software Packaging
1 4 (7.55%) Memcached
2 3 (5.66%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) WSDL
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) JSON
3 1 (1.89%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.89%) Mojolicious
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) OAuth
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Open Source
1 4 (7.55%) LPAR
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Statistics
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) UNIX
1 23 (43.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Windows
3 17 (32.08%) AIX
4 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.43%) CentOS
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) DevOps
3 8 (15.09%) Coaching
4 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.43%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) SOA
7 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) OO
7 3 (5.66%) User Stories
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.77%) Use Case
8 2 (3.77%) Analytics
8 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Ruby
2 9 (16.98%) Python
3 6 (11.32%) Perl
4 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.77%) Korn
5 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.77%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) RHCE
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) VCP5
5 2 (3.77%) RHCSA
5 2 (3.77%) GIAC
5 2 (3.77%) RHCT
5 2 (3.77%) GCIA
5 2 (3.77%) GCFW
5 2 (3.77%) GCWN
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) CISSP
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ISEB
6 1 (1.89%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.89%) CCSE
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) NFS
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Ansible
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
2 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.55%) StatsD
3 4 (7.55%) Graphite
3 4 (7.55%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.77%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.77%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (3.77%) SCCM
4 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.77%) BladeLogic
4 2 (3.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Red Hat
2 18 (33.96%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) EMC
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.66%) Juniper
6 2 (3.77%) Trend Micro
6 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.77%) Google
6 2 (3.77%) Sourcefire
6 2 (3.77%) Sybase
6 2 (3.77%) BMC
6 2 (3.77%) Apple
6 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 2 (3.77%) Adobe
7 1 (1.89%) McAfee
7 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
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