The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Torfaen - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Linux
South 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 Torfaen region.

Operating Systems Category
Torfaen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Torfaen 60.00% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £110 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.45 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Torfaen region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Torfaen

Linux
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Torfaen 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Torfaen 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware