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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 53 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.09% 0.67% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 0.70% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £375 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £349 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £375 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.40 £42.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+12.84% +43.58%

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
600 571 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.46% 95.48% 98.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 406 403
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 40
Median hourly rate £12.38 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.20 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +19 10 £438 +16.66%
West Wales - 3 £475 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) C
5 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
5 7 (46.67%) VoIP
5 7 (46.67%) SNMP
5 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (46.67%) Requirements Management
5 7 (46.67%) GCC
6 6 (40.00%) Ansible
7 5 (33.33%) UML
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (26.67%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (26.67%) Terraform
9 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (13.33%) VMware
10 2 (13.33%) Python
10 2 (13.33%) SLA
10 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (13.33%) Puppet
10 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
11 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
11 1 (6.67%) Open Source
11 1 (6.67%) Kanban
11 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SNMP
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (46.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
2 7 (46.67%) GCC
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Debian
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Requirements Management
3 5 (33.33%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
2 4 (26.67%) Terraform
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
4 1 (6.67%) Kibana
4 1 (6.67%) logstash
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) SaltStack