The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 48 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.93% 7.39% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 28.29% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 23 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £248 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
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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
150 152 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.65% 26.12% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 82 36
Average daily rate £325 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.87 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.75% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £13.00 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £18.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

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
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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 -9 36 £310 +3.33% 17
West Wales +4 12 £475 - 1
North Wales - - - -
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Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 21 (25.61%) Red Hat
2 21 (25.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (24.39%) SQL
4 19 (23.17%) UNIX
5 18 (21.95%) Java
5 18 (21.95%) Puppet
6 17 (20.73%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (20.73%) DevOps
6 17 (20.73%) AIX
6 17 (20.73%) VMware
7 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
8 13 (15.85%) Ruby
9 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
9 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (14.63%) Ingres
10 11 (13.41%) Oracle
10 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
11 10 (12.20%) Scala
11 10 (12.20%) Windows 7
11 10 (12.20%) MongoDB
12 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
12 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.98%) OpenROAD
13 8 (9.76%) RHCE
13 8 (9.76%) Hadoop
13 8 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (9.76%) Cyber Security

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.98%) OpenROAD
2 7 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
4 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.66%) nginx
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
6 1 (1.22%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) IaaS
2 6 (7.32%) SaaS
3 5 (6.10%) PaaS
3 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.44%) Route 53
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Internet
1 4 (4.88%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) Wireless
2 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.44%) LDAP
3 2 (2.44%) HTTP
3 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.22%) VLAN
4 1 (1.22%) Network Security
4 1 (1.22%) xDSL
4 1 (1.22%) GPON
4 1 (1.22%) SNMP
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) VPN
4 1 (1.22%) SSL
4 1 (1.22%) IPv4
4 1 (1.22%) IPv6
4 1 (1.22%) IPsec
4 1 (1.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) Ingres
2 10 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.76%) Hadoop
5 7 (8.54%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.88%) Pentaho
6 4 (4.88%) MySQL
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.22%) Big Data
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.54%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.10%) RSpec
4 4 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (3.66%) Selenium
5 3 (3.66%) Hudson
6 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.22%) Subversion
7 1 (1.22%) JIRA
7 1 (1.22%) CMake
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.54%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Architect
4 6 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Perl Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Designer
8 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) HTML
1 7 (8.54%) CSS
2 6 (7.32%) Web Services
3 5 (6.10%) .NET
3 5 (6.10%) Middleware
3 5 (6.10%) LAMP
4 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.88%) Apache Camel
5 3 (3.66%) Mojolicious
5 3 (3.66%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.66%) Memcached
5 3 (3.66%) J2EE
5 3 (3.66%) XML
5 3 (3.66%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.44%) jQuery
6 2 (2.44%) OAuth
6 2 (2.44%) WSDL
6 2 (2.44%) RESTful
6 2 (2.44%) SOAP
6 2 (2.44%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Visualisation
2 4 (4.88%) Open Source
2 4 (4.88%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.66%) PKI
3 3 (3.66%) LPAR
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Statistics
4 1 (1.22%) Wiki
4 1 (1.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 21 (25.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (23.17%) UNIX
4 17 (20.73%) AIX
5 10 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.32%) CentOS
7 4 (4.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.44%) Solaris
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) Debian
9 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) DevOps
2 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
3 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (9.76%) Cyber Security
7 7 (8.54%) BDD
8 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.32%) SOA
9 5 (6.10%) Project Management
9 5 (6.10%) Quality Management
9 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.88%) Change Management
10 4 (4.88%) OO
10 4 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.66%) Migration
11 3 (3.66%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) SQL
2 18 (21.95%) Java
3 13 (15.85%) Ruby
4 10 (12.20%) Scala
5 7 (8.54%) Python
6 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.10%) Perl
8 4 (4.88%) PHP
8 4 (4.88%) C
9 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) C++
10 1 (1.22%) COBOL
10 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) RHCE
2 8 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) VCP5
4 3 (3.66%) CISSP
4 3 (3.66%) GIAC
4 3 (3.66%) GCIA
4 3 (3.66%) GCFW
4 3 (3.66%) GCWN
5 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.66%) NFS
3 2 (2.44%) vCloud
4 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) Samba
4 1 (1.22%) Postfix
4 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) Puppet
2 17 (20.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.54%) Ansible
4 4 (4.88%) Kibana
5 3 (3.66%) StatsD
5 3 (3.66%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.22%) Nagios
6 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Red Hat
2 17 (20.73%) VMware
3 11 (13.41%) Oracle
4 5 (6.10%) IBM
5 4 (4.88%) EMC
5 4 (4.88%) JBoss
5 4 (4.88%) Talend
6 3 (3.66%) Trend Micro
6 3 (3.66%) Juniper
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 3 (3.66%) Sourcefire
6 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.44%) Google
7 2 (2.44%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.22%) Percona
8 1 (1.22%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago