The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Linux Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £319 £368
% change year-on-year
+49.01% -13.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Linux Specialist
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
657 843 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 98.21% 95.90% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 608 509
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 28
Median hourly rate £12.38 £11.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux Specialist
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 Specialist within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
West Wales - 1 - -
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack

Linux Specialist 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 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Auto-Scaling
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat