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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 34 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 40 59 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.31% 7.54% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.86% 31.38% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 20
Median daily rate £370 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
224 188 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.33% 24.04% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 105 91
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -22.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.03 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -2 34 £370 +5.71% 18
West Wales +9 5 £500 +11.11% 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 35 (34.31%) Unix
2 33 (32.35%) Windows
2 33 (32.35%) Configuration Management
3 30 (29.41%) DevOps
4 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (24.51%) Software Engineering
5 25 (24.51%) ITIL
5 25 (24.51%) Microsoft
5 25 (24.51%) Jenkins
6 24 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 24 (23.53%) VMware
7 23 (22.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
9 19 (18.63%) Cisco
9 19 (18.63%) Java
9 19 (18.63%) Perl
9 19 (18.63%) MySQL
9 19 (18.63%) Firewall
10 17 (16.67%) .NET
10 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (14.71%) Subversion
11 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
11 15 (14.71%) HTML
11 15 (14.71%) DNS
11 15 (14.71%) Apache
12 14 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (13.73%) HTTP
12 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
12 14 (13.73%) CSS
12 14 (13.73%) Web Services

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 15 (14.71%) Apache
2 13 (12.75%) JBoss
3 9 (8.82%) IIS
4 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.90%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.92%) CMS
6 4 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.92%) Jetty
6 4 (3.92%) nginx
7 3 (2.94%) FileNet
7 3 (2.94%) Mule
8 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.98%) Moodle
8 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.88%) GitHub
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.92%) Google App Engine
4 4 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
2 19 (18.63%) Firewall
3 15 (14.71%) DNS
4 14 (13.73%) HTTP
5 8 (7.84%) Internet
5 8 (7.84%) SSL
6 7 (6.86%) DHCP
7 5 (4.90%) FTP
7 5 (4.90%) VPN
8 4 (3.92%) IPsec
8 4 (3.92%) LAN
8 4 (3.92%) SAN
8 4 (3.92%) VoIP
9 3 (2.94%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.94%) SSH
9 3 (2.94%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.96%) VLAN
10 2 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) MySQL
2 13 (12.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.96%) DB2
7 2 (1.96%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.96%) Redis
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (24.51%) Jenkins
2 15 (14.71%) Subversion
3 10 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.86%) Maven
5 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.88%) JIRA
6 5 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (4.90%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.92%) Travis CI
8 3 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.94%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.94%) JUnit
8 3 (2.94%) Selenium
8 3 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (1.96%) Finance
1 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 15 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.78%) Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Administrator
4 10 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Network Support
8 6 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.90%) Agile Project Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Configuration Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.67%) .NET
2 15 (14.71%) HTML
3 14 (13.73%) CSS
3 14 (13.73%) Web Services
4 11 (10.78%) J2EE
5 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.84%) jQuery
6 5 (4.90%) CSS3
6 5 (4.90%) HTML5
7 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.92%) LAMP
7 4 (3.92%) Middleware
7 4 (3.92%) Servlets
8 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (2.94%) Java EE
8 3 (2.94%) RESTful
8 3 (2.94%) SAML
8 3 (2.94%) STL
8 3 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
1 5 (4.90%) PKI
2 4 (3.92%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.92%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.92%) User Experience
3 3 (2.94%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.96%) CMDB
4 2 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.98%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.98%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) LPAR
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.31%) Unix
2 33 (32.35%) Windows
3 23 (22.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (10.78%) Windows Server
5 9 (8.82%) AIX
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.98%) CentOS
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) Configuration Management
2 30 (29.41%) DevOps
3 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (24.51%) ITIL
4 25 (24.51%) Software Engineering
5 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 13 (12.75%) OO
8 12 (11.76%) Analytics
9 11 (10.78%) Cross-Platform Development
9 11 (10.78%) Requirements Engineering
9 11 (10.78%) Scrum
10 8 (7.84%) Incident Management
10 8 (7.84%) Logistics
10 8 (7.84%) MapReduce
11 6 (5.88%) Open Source
11 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.88%) Video Analytics
12 5 (4.90%) MVC
12 5 (4.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.63%) Java
1 19 (18.63%) Perl
2 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.75%) C#
3 13 (12.75%) SQL
4 12 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.82%) PHP
6 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.90%) C++
8 4 (3.92%) Python
9 3 (2.94%) JCL
9 3 (2.94%) Korn
9 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.94%) Scala
10 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.96%) C
10 2 (1.96%) Go
10 2 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.78%) CCNA
2 11 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) ISEB
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.92%) vSphere
3 4 (3.92%) Xen
4 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (13.73%) Puppet
2 10 (9.80%) Ansible
3 8 (7.84%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (7.84%) Tivoli
3 8 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.92%) SCOM
4 4 (3.92%) yum
5 3 (2.94%) Control-M
5 3 (2.94%) Rundeck
5 3 (2.94%) SCCM
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.98%) Nagios
7 1 (0.98%) nmon
7 1 (0.98%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (24.51%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 24 (23.53%) VMware
3 19 (18.63%) Cisco
4 10 (9.80%) Oracle
5 9 (8.82%) HP
6 8 (7.84%) Citrix
7 6 (5.88%) Atlassian
7 6 (5.88%) Google
8 5 (4.90%) AppDynamics
8 5 (4.90%) New Relic
8 5 (4.90%) Rackspace
9 3 (2.94%) F5
9 3 (2.94%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.96%) BMC
10 2 (1.96%) BT
10 2 (1.96%) CA
10 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.96%) Juniper
10 2 (1.96%) Sybase
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