The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-70.00% +87.50%
Linux Administrator
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 468 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.57% 92.49% 91.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 237 236
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 35 41
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.58 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 November 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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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
South Wales - - - - 1
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title 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 with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title 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 with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace