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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 47 78 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.06% 8.91% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.81% 43.58% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 56 30
Median daily rate £425 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
169 179 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.99% 20.46% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 111 89
Median daily rate £350 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £9.55 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £19.62 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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
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 27 July 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 29 £375 +2.73% 8
West Wales +4 11 £520 +20.57% 1
North Wales - 4 - -
Mid Wales +4 1 - -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 33 (37.93%) Windows
2 28 (32.18%) Security Cleared
3 25 (28.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.74%) Red Hat
4 22 (25.29%) Configuration Management
4 22 (25.29%) Puppet
4 22 (25.29%) Ansible
5 21 (24.14%) DevOps
5 21 (24.14%) Java
5 21 (24.14%) Unix
6 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
7 18 (20.69%) VMware
7 18 (20.69%) SC Cleared
7 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
9 16 (18.39%) .NET
9 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
10 15 (17.24%) Oracle
10 15 (17.24%) Cisco
10 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (17.24%) Open Source
11 14 (16.09%) Subversion
11 14 (16.09%) SQL
11 14 (16.09%) ITIL
12 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
13 12 (13.79%) Apache
13 12 (13.79%) Active Directory
13 12 (13.79%) Windows Server

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 12 (13.79%) Apache
2 6 (6.90%) IIS
3 5 (5.75%) nginx
4 4 (4.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.45%) Jetty
5 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.30%) JBoss
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.15%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.15%) Mule
7 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.45%) MS Office
2 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) assyst
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (5.75%) Google App Engine
4 5 (5.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.60%) Office 365
5 4 (4.60%) Route 53
6 3 (3.45%) PaaS
7 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.64%) DNS
3 10 (11.49%) Firewall
4 8 (9.20%) DHCP
5 7 (8.05%) HTTP
5 7 (8.05%) LAN
5 7 (8.05%) SSL
6 6 (6.90%) FTP
7 5 (5.75%) VPN
7 5 (5.75%) WAN
8 4 (4.60%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (4.60%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (4.60%) NetScaler
8 4 (4.60%) SAN
8 4 (4.60%) TACACS
9 3 (3.45%) IPsec
9 3 (3.45%) Network Security
9 3 (3.45%) VoIP
10 2 (2.30%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.45%) Big Data
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) DB2
6 2 (2.30%) HBase
6 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.09%) Subversion
3 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.75%) Maven
5 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.45%) JUnit
5 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.45%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.15%) Hudson
7 1 (1.15%) JBehave
7 1 (1.15%) JIRA
7 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Configuration Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.60%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Support Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) Web Services
3 9 (10.34%) CSS
4 8 (9.20%) HTML
5 7 (8.05%) Kafka
5 7 (8.05%) LAMP
6 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.60%) REST
8 3 (3.45%) J2EE
8 3 (3.45%) JSON
8 3 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (3.45%) Middleware
8 3 (3.45%) Servlets
8 3 (3.45%) SOAP
8 3 (3.45%) XML
9 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (2.30%) Java EE
9 2 (2.30%) jQuery
9 2 (2.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Cryptography
1 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.60%) PKI
2 4 (4.60%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) CMDB
4 2 (2.30%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.15%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.15%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.15%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Windows
2 25 (28.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (24.14%) Unix
4 12 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.45%) CentOS
6 3 (3.45%) Fedora
6 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.30%) AIX
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.15%) HPUX
8 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.15%) Solaris
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.29%) Configuration Management
3 21 (24.14%) DevOps
4 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
5 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (17.24%) Open Source
6 14 (16.09%) ITIL
7 10 (11.49%) OO
8 8 (9.20%) Cross-Platform Development
8 8 (9.20%) Requirements Engineering
8 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.90%) Migration
9 6 (6.90%) Scrum
10 5 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (5.75%) Web Operations
11 4 (4.60%) SDLC
11 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.60%) Software Delivery
11 4 (4.60%) TDD
12 3 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) Java
2 14 (16.09%) SQL
3 11 (12.64%) C#
3 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.64%) Python
4 9 (10.34%) Perl
5 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.05%) PHP
7 4 (4.60%) C++
8 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.45%) JCL
8 3 (3.45%) Korn
8 3 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.30%) VC++
10 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) CISSP
4 3 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.45%) CCNA
4 3 (3.45%) CEH
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.45%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 6 (6.90%) Xen
4 4 (4.60%) vSphere
5 1 (1.15%) NFS
5 1 (1.15%) XenApp
5 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) Ansible
1 22 (25.29%) Puppet
2 11 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.20%) Terraform
4 6 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (6.90%) Fluentd
5 5 (5.75%) Mesos
6 4 (4.60%) Marathon
6 4 (4.60%) SCCM
7 3 (3.45%) Control-M
7 3 (3.45%) Piwik
7 3 (3.45%) Rundeck
7 3 (3.45%) Salt
7 3 (3.45%) SCOM
8 2 (2.30%) Pingdom
8 2 (2.30%) yum
8 2 (2.30%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Red Hat
2 18 (20.69%) VMware
3 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
4 15 (17.24%) Cisco
4 15 (17.24%) Oracle
5 9 (10.34%) Google
6 5 (5.75%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.60%) Juniper
8 3 (3.45%) Cloudera
8 3 (3.45%) Micro Focus
9 2 (2.30%) BMC
9 2 (2.30%) BT
9 2 (2.30%) CA
9 2 (2.30%) F5
9 2 (2.30%) IBM
9 2 (2.30%) PlateSpin
9 2 (2.30%) Sybase
9 2 (2.30%) Xerox
10 1 (1.15%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (1.15%) Fujitsu
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