The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 58 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.10% 0.25% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.93% 0.81% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£330 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
118 124 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.58% 30.47% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 29
Average daily rate £300 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.20 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South Wales region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South Wales region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(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 -4 7 £330 - 5
Newport - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Red Hat Enterprise 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) RAD
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) SaaS
2 4 (28.57%) Memcached
2 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) StatsD
2 4 (28.57%) Ansible
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) Software Packaging
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) VMware

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Red Hat Enterprise 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
1 4 (28.57%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
1 4 (28.57%) Memcached
1 4 (28.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) RAD
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) RHCE
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) StatsD
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Good dependant on skills
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago