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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - - 1
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Torfaen - - 50.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Torfaen 33.33% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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
Contract Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Cwmbran - - - - 2
Linux
South Wales