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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
UK / Wales
Rank 7 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 83 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.05% 9.75% 5.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.53% 31.52% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 46 24
Median daily rate £438 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.15% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £380 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
158 184 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.84% 30.92% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 135 73
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £138 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 18
Median hourly rate £11.71 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.92% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 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 +7 53 £425 +25.92% 11
West Wales -3 20 £488 +24.20% 1
North Wales - 1 £375 - 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 70 (45.75%) Security Cleared
2 63 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 59 (38.56%) Java
4 58 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (32.68%) Windows
6 42 (27.45%) Unix
6 42 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (25.49%) HTML
8 38 (24.84%) Ansible
9 36 (23.53%) SQL
10 33 (21.57%) Scrum
10 33 (21.57%) JSON
11 32 (20.92%) DevOps
12 30 (19.61%) Oracle
12 30 (19.61%) WebLogic
12 30 (19.61%) Dropwizard
13 29 (18.95%) CSS
14 28 (18.30%) Python
15 27 (17.65%) Software Engineering
15 27 (17.65%) Selenium
15 27 (17.65%) Cucumber
16 22 (14.38%) Web Services
16 22 (14.38%) XML
16 22 (14.38%) QA
16 22 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (13.73%) Terraform
17 21 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (13.73%) Red Hat
18 20 (13.07%) VMware
18 20 (13.07%) JUnit

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 30 (19.61%) WebLogic
2 13 (8.50%) Apache
3 11 (7.19%) Confluence
3 11 (7.19%) PowerExchange
4 9 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.58%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.27%) JBoss
7 4 (2.61%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.96%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.31%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 42 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.27%) PaaS
5 2 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.19%) HTTP
3 10 (6.54%) SNMP
4 9 (5.88%) VoIP
5 5 (3.27%) Firewall
6 4 (2.61%) Network Security
7 3 (1.96%) DNS
7 3 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.31%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (1.31%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.31%) DHCP
8 2 (1.31%) InfiniBand
8 2 (1.31%) Internet
8 2 (1.31%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.31%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.31%) SSH
8 2 (1.31%) TACACS
9 1 (0.65%) IPsec
9 1 (0.65%) RTP
9 1 (0.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) MongoDB
2 14 (9.15%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (6.54%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.88%) Neo4j
5 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.92%) Big Data
6 6 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.92%) PowerCenter
7 5 (3.27%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.61%) HBase
8 4 (2.61%) MySQL
9 3 (1.96%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.65%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (17.65%) Cucumber
1 27 (17.65%) Selenium
2 20 (13.07%) JBehave
2 20 (13.07%) JUnit
3 18 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 17 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.19%) JIRA
6 8 (5.23%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.23%) GCC
6 8 (5.23%) JMeter
6 8 (5.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (4.58%) LoadRunner
8 5 (3.27%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (2.61%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.96%) The Grinder
11 2 (1.31%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.31%) WinRunner
12 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (10.46%) Finance
2 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.58%) Electronics
3 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.58%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (30.72%) Developer
2 31 (20.26%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.69%) Consultant
4 16 (10.46%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (9.80%) Software Engineer
6 14 (9.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Architect
8 10 (6.54%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (6.54%) Informatica Consultant
9 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (5.88%) Security Consultant
10 8 (5.23%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 8 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) Security Engineer
12 6 (3.92%) Administrator
12 6 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
12 6 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.49%) HTML
2 33 (21.57%) JSON
3 30 (19.61%) Dropwizard
4 29 (18.95%) CSS
5 22 (14.38%) Web Services
5 22 (14.38%) XML
6 11 (7.19%) ELK Stack
6 11 (7.19%) RESTful
7 10 (6.54%) REST
8 8 (5.23%) Hibernate
8 8 (5.23%) JAX-RS
8 8 (5.23%) Kafka
8 8 (5.23%) MCollective
8 8 (5.23%) Spring
9 6 (3.92%) iXBRL
9 6 (3.92%) Spring Boot
10 5 (3.27%) Node.js
11 4 (2.61%) SOAP
12 3 (1.96%) J2EE
12 3 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.54%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.58%) Clustering
4 6 (3.92%) iSeries
4 6 (3.92%) PKI
5 4 (2.61%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Exalogic
6 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) LPAR
7 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.68%) Windows
2 42 (27.45%) Unix
3 21 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.88%) AIX
4 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.23%) Mac OS X
6 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.92%) Debian
8 5 (3.27%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.61%) CentOS
9 4 (2.61%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.96%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.65%) HPUX
12 1 (0.65%) Solaris
12 1 (0.65%) SUSE
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.57%) Scrum
3 32 (20.92%) DevOps
4 27 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 20 (13.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (12.42%) Automated Testing
6 19 (12.42%) Mentoring
7 14 (9.15%) OWASP
8 13 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.50%) Open Source
8 13 (8.50%) Secure Coding
9 12 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (7.84%) Software Delivery
10 11 (7.19%) Change Data Capture
10 11 (7.19%) Ethical Hacking
10 11 (7.19%) Fuzz Testing
10 11 (7.19%) Security Architecture
10 11 (7.19%) Social Engineering
10 11 (7.19%) Static Code Analysis
10 11 (7.19%) Static Program Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.56%) Java
2 36 (23.53%) SQL
3 28 (18.30%) Python
4 16 (10.46%) C
5 11 (7.19%) Scala
6 8 (5.23%) Go
6 8 (5.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.27%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.61%) Ruby
9 3 (1.96%) Groovy
9 3 (1.96%) PHP
10 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.65%) JCL
11 1 (0.65%) Korn
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (45.75%) Security Cleared
2 63 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.50%) CISSP
4 11 (7.19%) CEH
4 11 (7.19%) CREST Certified
5 5 (3.27%) ISEB
6 2 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.31%) CISM
6 2 (1.31%) Degree
6 2 (1.31%) GIAC
7 1 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.38%) QA
2 10 (6.54%) SLA
3 6 (3.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (8.50%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.92%) Docker
3 6 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (3.92%) PowerHA
3 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.31%) HDFS
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (24.84%) Ansible
2 21 (13.73%) Terraform
3 19 (12.42%) Puppet
4 8 (5.23%) Nessus
4 8 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.23%) Packer
4 8 (5.23%) Rundeck
4 8 (5.23%) Tivoli
4 8 (5.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (5.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (5.23%) Zenoss
5 7 (4.58%) SCCM
6 3 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.96%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.96%) Kibana
6 3 (1.96%) logstash
6 3 (1.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (19.61%) Oracle
2 21 (13.73%) Red Hat
3 20 (13.07%) VMware
4 14 (9.15%) Informatica
4 14 (9.15%) Teradata
5 9 (5.88%) SAP
6 8 (5.23%) IBM
6 8 (5.23%) Sonatype
7 7 (4.58%) Cisco
7 7 (4.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.92%) HP
8 6 (3.92%) Symantec
9 5 (3.27%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.96%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.96%) Siebel
11 2 (1.31%) BMC
11 2 (1.31%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.31%) Juniper
12 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
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