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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 15.27% 6.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Linux
Wales

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
52 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 39.69% 12.24% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 2
Average daily rate £388 £263 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% -18.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Linux
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Swansea -7 20 £450 - 2
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Puppet
3 18 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 14 (51.85%) SOA
4 14 (51.85%) IaaS
4 14 (51.85%) PaaS
5 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
5 13 (48.15%) MongoDB
6 11 (40.74%) Web Services
6 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (37.04%) Ansible
7 10 (37.04%) DevOps
8 9 (33.33%) Clustering
9 8 (29.63%) Java
9 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (29.63%) SaaS
10 7 (25.93%) Scala
10 7 (25.93%) Ruby
11 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
12 5 (18.52%) BDD
13 4 (14.81%) RSpec
13 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
14 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
14 3 (11.11%) PHP
14 3 (11.11%) LAMP
14 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
14 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
14 3 (11.11%) QA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 2 (7.41%) nginx
1 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) IaaS
1 14 (51.85%) PaaS
2 8 (29.63%) SaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) OSPF
1 1 (3.70%) BGP
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) IPsec
1 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
1 1 (3.70%) IPv4
1 1 (3.70%) IPv6
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) MongoDB
2 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) RSpec
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) QA Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) LAMP
2 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Wiki
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) CentOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Debian
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 14 (51.85%) SOA
4 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (37.04%) DevOps
6 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) BDD
8 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
9 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (11.11%) Load Testing
10 2 (7.41%) TDD
11 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
11 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
11 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Scala
2 7 (25.93%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Samba
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Postfix
1 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (70.37%) Puppet
2 10 (37.04%) Ansible
3 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Percona
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Jumar Solutions
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