The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 73 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.98% 0.58% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.60% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £349 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
Linux Engineer
UK

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
788 663 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.57% 95.67% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 489 472
Median daily rate £413 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 47
Median hourly rate £12.79 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +12 8 £425 +13.33%
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) C
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) GCC
5 5 (41.67%) Ansible
5 5 (41.67%) UML
5 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) Requirements Management
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
7 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Python
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
9 1 (8.33%) nginx
9 1 (8.33%) PaaS

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SNMP
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (41.67%) GCC
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Fedora
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Requirements Management
2 5 (41.67%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
2 4 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
4 1 (8.33%) Kibana
4 1 (8.33%) logstash
4 1 (8.33%) Pingdom
4 1 (8.33%) Salt
4 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) SaltStack