The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 63 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.54% 8.16% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.43% 33.69% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 24
Median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £310 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -2.66%
Linux
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
175 187 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.17% 24.22% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 110 91
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £154 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -0.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.39 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

Linux
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 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 -1 32 £375 +7.14% 12
West Wales +10 6 £520 +22.35% 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 37 (33.04%) Unix
2 36 (32.14%) Configuration Management
3 35 (31.25%) DevOps
4 33 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (27.68%) Windows
6 30 (26.79%) VMware
7 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
7 29 (25.89%) Jenkins
8 27 (24.11%) Java
8 27 (24.11%) Software Engineering
9 26 (23.21%) Perl
10 25 (22.32%) .NET
10 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
10 25 (22.32%) Red Hat
11 24 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (20.54%) MySQL
12 23 (20.54%) ITIL
13 20 (17.86%) Apache
14 19 (16.96%) Puppet
14 19 (16.96%) DNS
14 19 (16.96%) Cisco
14 19 (16.96%) Subversion
15 18 (16.07%) Security Cleared
15 18 (16.07%) HTTP
15 18 (16.07%) Firewall
15 18 (16.07%) Ansible
16 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
16 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (14.29%) Unit Testing
17 16 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
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 20 (17.86%) Apache
2 13 (11.61%) JBoss
3 11 (9.82%) IIS
4 9 (8.04%) WebSphere
5 8 (7.14%) nginx
6 7 (6.25%) Jetty
6 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.57%) CMS
7 4 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.57%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.68%) FileNet
8 3 (2.68%) Mule
9 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) MS Office
3 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.82%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (8.04%) Google App Engine
3 9 (8.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (6.25%) Amazon S3
5 6 (5.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (5.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (3.57%) Route 53
7 3 (2.68%) GitHub
7 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.79%) Office 365
9 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
2 19 (16.96%) DNS
3 18 (16.07%) Firewall
3 18 (16.07%) HTTP
4 13 (11.61%) SSL
5 12 (10.71%) DHCP
6 10 (8.93%) FTP
7 8 (7.14%) Internet
8 7 (6.25%) IPsec
9 4 (3.57%) HTTPS
9 4 (3.57%) LAN
9 4 (3.57%) SAN
9 4 (3.57%) SSH
9 4 (3.57%) VPN
9 4 (3.57%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.68%) VoIP
11 2 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (1.79%) VLAN
11 2 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.54%) MySQL
2 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.04%) Hadoop
3 9 (8.04%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.79%) DB2
6 2 (1.79%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.79%) Redis
7 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Jenkins
2 19 (16.96%) Subversion
3 9 (8.04%) Maven
4 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.25%) Travis CI
6 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.57%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.57%) JUnit
7 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.68%) JIRA
7 3 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.68%) Selenium
7 3 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.89%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (4.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.89%) Electronics
3 1 (0.89%) Legal
3 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (16.07%) Software Engineer
3 11 (9.82%) Developer
4 10 (8.93%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (6.25%) Administrator
7 7 (6.25%) Network Support
7 7 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.36%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.46%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.46%) Configuration Manager
9 5 (4.46%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.46%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) .NET
2 16 (14.29%) HTML
2 16 (14.29%) Web Services
3 15 (13.39%) CSS
4 14 (12.50%) J2EE
5 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.14%) jQuery
6 8 (7.14%) LAMP
7 7 (6.25%) Servlets
8 6 (5.36%) Kafka
8 6 (5.36%) Middleware
9 5 (4.46%) CSS3
9 5 (4.46%) HTML5
9 5 (4.46%) REST
10 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.57%) Java EE
10 4 (3.57%) SAML
10 4 (3.57%) XML
11 3 (2.68%) SOAP
11 3 (2.68%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) PKI
2 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.57%) Cryptography
3 4 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.57%) User Experience
4 3 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) CMDB
5 2 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.89%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.89%) LPAR
6 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.04%) Unix
2 31 (27.68%) Windows
3 24 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.93%) AIX
5 8 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.89%) CentOS
9 1 (0.89%) Fedora
9 1 (0.89%) HPUX
9 1 (0.89%) Solaris
9 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.14%) Configuration Management
2 35 (31.25%) DevOps
3 33 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (24.11%) Software Engineering
5 23 (20.54%) ITIL
6 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 14 (12.50%) OO
8 14 (12.50%) Open Source
9 12 (10.71%) Analytics
9 12 (10.71%) Cross-Platform Development
9 12 (10.71%) Requirements Engineering
10 9 (8.04%) Scrum
11 8 (7.14%) Incident Management
11 8 (7.14%) Logistics
11 8 (7.14%) MapReduce
12 7 (6.25%) TDD
13 6 (5.36%) Migration
13 6 (5.36%) Video Analytics
14 5 (4.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.11%) Java
2 26 (23.21%) Perl
3 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.50%) C#
4 14 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 13 (11.61%) SQL
6 12 (10.71%) PHP
7 8 (7.14%) Python
8 5 (4.46%) C++
9 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.68%) JCL
10 3 (2.68%) Korn
10 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.68%) Scala
11 2 (1.79%) C
11 2 (1.79%) Go
11 2 (1.79%) VC++
12 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.82%) CCNA
3 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) ISEB
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.04%) Xen
3 6 (5.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (16.96%) Puppet
2 18 (16.07%) Ansible
3 11 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
4 8 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 8 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (6.25%) Terraform
6 6 (5.36%) Fluentd
7 5 (4.46%) Mesos
8 4 (3.57%) yum
9 3 (2.68%) Control-M
9 3 (2.68%) Piwik
9 3 (2.68%) Rundeck
9 3 (2.68%) SCCM
9 3 (2.68%) SCOM
10 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.89%) nmon
11 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) VMware
2 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.32%) Red Hat
4 19 (16.96%) Cisco
5 12 (10.71%) Oracle
6 10 (8.93%) Google
7 9 (8.04%) HP
8 8 (7.14%) Citrix
9 3 (2.68%) AppDynamics
9 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.68%) Micro Focus
9 3 (2.68%) New Relic
9 3 (2.68%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.79%) BMC
10 2 (1.79%) BT
10 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.79%) F5
10 2 (1.79%) Juniper
10 2 (1.79%) PlateSpin
10 2 (1.79%) Xerox
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