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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 34 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 45 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.20% 3.73% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.63% 14.50% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £265 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £350 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +329.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -10.41%
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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
169 131 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.28% 25.74% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 49
Average daily rate £290 £291 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £354 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -5 22 £313 +8.69% 11
West Wales -1 19 £500 - 1
North Wales - - - - 1
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Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.77%) Puppet
3 26 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 26 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 25 (27.47%) UNIX
4 25 (27.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (26.37%) MongoDB
6 23 (25.27%) Jenkins
6 23 (25.27%) Windows
7 22 (24.18%) IaaS
8 21 (23.08%) Ansible
9 20 (21.98%) DevOps
9 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (20.88%) SOA
10 19 (20.88%) VMware
11 18 (19.78%) PaaS
12 17 (18.68%) AIX
13 16 (17.58%) Web Services
13 16 (17.58%) SaaS
14 15 (16.48%) Ruby
14 15 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (16.48%) Mentoring
15 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
15 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (14.29%) Clustering
16 13 (14.29%) SQL
16 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
17 12 (13.19%) Java
17 12 (13.19%) RHCE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 8 (8.79%) OpenROAD
2 5 (5.49%) Apache
2 5 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.40%) nginx
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.20%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.10%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.20%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.18%) IaaS
2 18 (19.78%) PaaS
3 16 (17.58%) SaaS
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.10%) GitHub
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
1 4 (4.40%) Firewall
2 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) SAN
3 2 (2.20%) SSL
3 2 (2.20%) SNMP
3 2 (2.20%) DNS
3 2 (2.20%) LDAP
3 2 (2.20%) LAN
3 2 (2.20%) WAN
3 2 (2.20%) HTTP
3 2 (2.20%) BGP
3 2 (2.20%) OSPF
3 2 (2.20%) Wireless
4 1 (1.10%) IPsec
4 1 (1.10%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.10%) RIP
4 1 (1.10%) VPN
4 1 (1.10%) IPv4
4 1 (1.10%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.37%) MongoDB
2 15 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.79%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.79%) MySQL
4 8 (8.79%) Ingres
5 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.10%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (25.27%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.59%) Selenium
4 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.30%) RSpec
6 2 (2.20%) GitLab
6 2 (2.20%) Maven
7 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.10%) Subversion
7 1 (1.10%) JIRA
7 1 (1.10%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.10%) Hudson
7 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (16.48%) Developer
3 12 (13.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Perl Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) OpenROAD Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.20%) Security Operations Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Web Engineer
10 2 (2.20%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (2.20%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) Web Services
2 4 (4.40%) Memcached
2 4 (4.40%) Software Packaging
3 3 (3.30%) JSON
3 3 (3.30%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.20%) Mojolicious
4 2 (2.20%) RESTful
4 2 (2.20%) OAuth
4 2 (2.20%) jQuery
4 2 (2.20%) XML
4 2 (2.20%) SOAP
4 2 (2.20%) LAMP
5 1 (1.10%) Middleware
5 1 (1.10%) .NET
5 1 (1.10%) WSDL
5 1 (1.10%) Spring
5 1 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.10%) REST
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.10%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Clustering
2 8 (8.79%) Open Source
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) LPAR
4 3 (3.30%) Statistics
5 2 (2.20%) PKI
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) NHS
6 1 (1.10%) Wiki
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) UNIX
1 25 (27.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (25.27%) Windows
3 17 (18.68%) AIX
4 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.69%) CentOS
6 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.10%) Debian
8 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 20 (21.98%) DevOps
3 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (20.88%) SOA
5 15 (16.48%) Mentoring
6 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.89%) Coaching
8 8 (8.79%) Scrum
8 8 (8.79%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.69%) BDD
10 6 (6.59%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.59%) Pair Programming
11 5 (5.49%) Change Management
11 5 (5.49%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.40%) User Stories
12 4 (4.40%) OO
13 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (3.30%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) Ruby
2 13 (14.29%) SQL
3 12 (13.19%) Java
4 11 (12.09%) Scala
5 10 (10.99%) Python
6 8 (8.79%) Perl
7 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.20%) Korn
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) C
8 2 (2.20%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) RHCE
2 10 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.40%) VCP5
6 3 (3.30%) Degree
7 2 (2.20%) RHCSA
7 2 (2.20%) RHCT
7 2 (2.20%) CISSP
7 2 (2.20%) GCIA
7 2 (2.20%) GCFW
7 2 (2.20%) GCWN
7 2 (2.20%) GIAC
8 1 (1.10%) CCNP
8 1 (1.10%) ISEB
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.10%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.10%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) NFS
3 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) Samba
4 1 (1.10%) Postfix
4 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (30.77%) Puppet
2 21 (23.08%) Ansible
3 14 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.49%) Graphite
5 4 (4.40%) StatsD
5 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.40%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.30%) Nagios
7 2 (2.20%) SCCM
7 2 (2.20%) SCOM
7 2 (2.20%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.20%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (2.20%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.10%) Nessus
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.10%) Cacti
8 1 (1.10%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 19 (20.88%) VMware
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) EMC
5 4 (4.40%) IBM
6 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) Juniper
7 2 (2.20%) Trend Micro
7 2 (2.20%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.20%) Sourcefire
7 2 (2.20%) Google
7 2 (2.20%) Apple
7 2 (2.20%) BMC
7 2 (2.20%) Dell
7 2 (2.20%) Adobe
7 2 (2.20%) Sybase
8 1 (1.10%) McAfee
8 1 (1.10%) Websense
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