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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Wales / South Wales
Rank 13 16 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 51 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.71% 9.88% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.66% 30.67% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 13
Median daily rate £425 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £375 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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
107 163 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.48% 32.21% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 123 56
Median daily rate £356 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 15
Median hourly rate £11.17 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +13 33 £425 +25.92% 6
Newport -14 9 £425 +14.86% 2
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 36 (33.64%) Java
2 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
4 30 (28.04%) Software Engineering
5 28 (26.17%) SC Cleared
6 26 (24.30%) Oracle
6 26 (24.30%) Windows
7 22 (20.56%) Python
7 22 (20.56%) DevOps
8 21 (19.63%) Unix
8 21 (19.63%) HTML
9 20 (18.69%) Scrum
9 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (16.82%) Git (software)
10 18 (16.82%) JSON
11 17 (15.89%) Dropwizard
12 16 (14.95%) Finance
12 16 (14.95%) Configuration Management
12 16 (14.95%) C
12 16 (14.95%) SQL
12 16 (14.95%) HTTP
13 15 (14.02%) RESTful
13 15 (14.02%) Continuous Deployment
13 15 (14.02%) MongoDB
13 15 (14.02%) REST
13 15 (14.02%) Oracle Database
13 15 (14.02%) Relational Database
14 14 (13.08%) Neo4j
14 14 (13.08%) Microservices
14 14 (13.08%) Teradata

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 (10.28%) PowerExchange
2 9 (8.41%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.67%) JBoss
3 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.74%) Apache
5 3 (2.80%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.80%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.93%) Tornado
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (4.67%) PaaS
4 2 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.95%) HTTP
2 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.48%) SNMP
3 8 (7.48%) VoIP
4 5 (4.67%) Firewall
5 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (1.87%) InfiniBand
6 2 (1.87%) Internet
6 2 (1.87%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.87%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.87%) TACACS
7 1 (0.93%) DHCP
7 1 (0.93%) DNS
7 1 (0.93%) SAN
7 1 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) MongoDB
1 15 (14.02%) Oracle Database
1 15 (14.02%) Relational Database
2 14 (13.08%) Neo4j
3 12 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.61%) PowerCenter
5 5 (4.67%) Big Data
6 4 (3.74%) MySQL
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.80%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.80%) HBase
7 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.93%) HPCC
9 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.21%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.48%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.48%) GCC
3 8 (7.48%) JMeter
3 8 (7.48%) Selenium
4 7 (6.54%) LoadRunner
5 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.67%) Rational Performance Tester
7 4 (3.74%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.80%) The Grinder
9 2 (1.87%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.87%) JBehave
9 2 (1.87%) JUnit
9 2 (1.87%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.93%) JIRA
10 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Electronics
2 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.80%) Marketing
2 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Developer
2 22 (20.56%) Consultant
3 15 (14.02%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.02%) Software Engineer
4 12 (11.21%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Informatica Consultant
6 8 (7.48%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Administrator
8 6 (5.61%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) DBA
9 5 (4.67%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.67%) Performance Tester
9 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Performance Tester
9 5 (4.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.63%) HTML
2 18 (16.82%) JSON
3 17 (15.89%) Dropwizard
4 15 (14.02%) REST
4 15 (14.02%) RESTful
5 13 (12.15%) Hibernate
5 13 (12.15%) JAX-RS
5 13 (12.15%) Kafka
5 13 (12.15%) Spring
6 12 (11.21%) Spring Boot
7 11 (10.28%) iXBRL
8 8 (7.48%) CSS
9 7 (6.54%) Web Services
10 4 (3.74%) Node.js
10 4 (3.74%) SOAP
11 3 (2.80%) ELK Stack
11 3 (2.80%) J2EE
11 3 (2.80%) Swagger
12 2 (1.87%) LAMP
12 2 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.61%) iSeries
2 5 (4.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Exalogic
3 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.93%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.93%) Informatics
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) Life Science
4 1 (0.93%) LPAR
4 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.30%) Windows
2 21 (19.63%) Unix
3 13 (12.15%) Mac OS X
3 13 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.61%) Debian
5 4 (3.74%) CentOS
5 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.80%) AIX
6 3 (2.80%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.93%) HPUX
8 1 (0.93%) Solaris
8 1 (0.93%) SUSE
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.04%) Software Engineering
3 22 (20.56%) DevOps
4 20 (18.69%) Scrum
5 16 (14.95%) Configuration Management
6 15 (14.02%) Continuous Deployment
7 14 (13.08%) Microservices
8 12 (11.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (11.21%) Web Design
9 11 (10.28%) Change Data Capture
10 10 (9.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (8.41%) BDD
11 9 (8.41%) ETL
11 9 (8.41%) Open Source
11 9 (8.41%) OWASP
11 9 (8.41%) Secure Coding
11 9 (8.41%) TDD
12 8 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.48%) Performance Testing
12 8 (7.48%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.64%) Java
2 22 (20.56%) Python
3 16 (14.95%) C
3 16 (14.95%) SQL
4 11 (10.28%) Go
5 8 (7.48%) Scala
6 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.80%) Groovy
8 3 (2.80%) PHP
8 3 (2.80%) Ruby
9 2 (1.87%) JCL
9 2 (1.87%) Korn
9 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
2 28 (26.17%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.48%) CISSP
4 6 (5.61%) CEH
4 6 (5.61%) CREST Certified
5 5 (4.67%) ISEB
6 4 (3.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.87%) CISM
7 2 (1.87%) Degree
7 2 (1.87%) GIAC
8 1 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (12.15%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.80%) Docker
4 2 (1.87%) HDFS
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.87%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (11.21%) Ansible
2 10 (9.35%) Puppet
3 7 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.61%) Terraform
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.80%) HAProxy
5 3 (2.80%) Kibana
5 3 (2.80%) logstash
5 3 (2.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.87%) Control-M
6 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.93%) Consul
7 1 (0.93%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.93%) SCCM
7 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) Oracle
2 14 (13.08%) Informatica
2 14 (13.08%) Teradata
3 12 (11.21%) Red Hat
4 11 (10.28%) VMware
5 6 (5.61%) Cisco
5 6 (5.61%) HP
6 5 (4.67%) SaltStack
6 5 (4.67%) SAP
7 3 (2.80%) Siebel
8 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.87%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.87%) Juniper
8 2 (1.87%) Kofax
8 2 (1.87%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.93%) Actian
9 1 (0.93%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.93%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.93%) ParAccel
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago