The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Wales / West Wales
Rank 9 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 21.51% 19.35% 8.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 60.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 5
Median daily rate £488 £393 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.20% -21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £307 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 27.96% 32.26% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 5
Median daily rate £450 £285 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -45.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £16.72
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 West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the West Wales region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the West Wales region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Linux
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 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
Swansea -2 20 £488 +24.20% 1
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
2 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
3 23 (62.16%) Ansible
4 22 (59.46%) Unix
5 19 (51.35%) Windows
5 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (48.65%) WebLogic
7 15 (40.54%) Java
8 14 (37.84%) HTML
8 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (37.84%) JSON
9 13 (35.14%) Web Services
10 12 (32.43%) XML
10 12 (32.43%) SQL
10 12 (32.43%) Scrum
10 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
10 12 (32.43%) CSS
10 12 (32.43%) QA
10 12 (32.43%) Selenium
10 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
10 12 (32.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
10 12 (32.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (32.43%) Terraform
10 12 (32.43%) Dropwizard
11 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
11 11 (29.73%) JBehave
11 11 (29.73%) JUnit
12 10 (27.03%) Confluence
12 10 (27.03%) JIRA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 18 (48.65%) WebLogic
2 10 (27.03%) Confluence
3 8 (21.62%) Apache
4 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (32.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (21.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) IPsec
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
1 1 (2.70%) RTP
1 1 (2.70%) SNMP
1 1 (2.70%) SSH
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
2 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
1 12 (32.43%) Selenium
2 11 (29.73%) JBehave
2 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 11 (29.73%) JUnit
3 10 (27.03%) JIRA
4 8 (21.62%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (10.81%) Electronics
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
1 4 (10.81%) Marketing
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Architect
5 7 (18.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Technical Architect
7 5 (13.51%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (10.81%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (5.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 2 (5.41%) Digital Architect
10 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) HTML
1 14 (37.84%) JSON
2 13 (35.14%) Web Services
3 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) Dropwizard
3 12 (32.43%) XML
4 8 (21.62%) ELK Stack
4 8 (21.62%) MCollective
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) Play Framework
5 2 (5.41%) RESTful
6 1 (2.70%) Node.js
6 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 6 (16.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Unix
2 19 (51.35%) Windows
3 8 (21.62%) AIX
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
2 12 (32.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
2 12 (32.43%) Scrum
3 8 (21.62%) IT Governance
4 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
5 6 (16.22%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) High Availability
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.11%) Open Source
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.41%) SDLC
9 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.70%) ITIL
9 1 (2.70%) ITSM
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Scala
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) Go
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
2 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
2 9 (24.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (16.22%) PowerHA
2 3 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (62.16%) Ansible
2 12 (32.43%) Terraform
3 9 (24.32%) Puppet
4 8 (21.62%) Nessus
4 8 (21.62%) Packer
4 8 (21.62%) Rundeck
4 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
4 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (21.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (21.62%) Zenoss
5 6 (16.22%) SCCM
6 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.70%) Nagios
6 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
1 9 (24.32%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) IBM
2 8 (21.62%) Sonatype
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Symantec
4 4 (10.81%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) BMC
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
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