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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 20.37% 11.36% 19.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.33% 38.46% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 15
Median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £328 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
30 13 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 27.78% 29.55% 43.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 25
Median daily rate £525 £285 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -26.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.83 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% -17.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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
Swansea -5 22 £525 +5.00% 1
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

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

1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Unix
3 20 (64.52%) Windows
4 18 (58.06%) WebLogic
4 18 (58.06%) Ansible
5 17 (54.84%) Puppet
6 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
7 15 (48.39%) Java
8 14 (45.16%) Scrum
8 14 (45.16%) HTML
8 14 (45.16%) JSON
8 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
9 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
9 13 (41.94%) SQL
10 12 (38.71%) CSS
10 12 (38.71%) XML
10 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
10 12 (38.71%) QA
10 12 (38.71%) Selenium
10 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
10 12 (38.71%) Cucumber
10 12 (38.71%) Dropwizard
11 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (35.48%) JBehave
11 11 (35.48%) JUnit
11 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
12 10 (32.26%) VMware
12 10 (32.26%) JIRA
12 10 (32.26%) MongoDB

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 (58.06%) WebLogic
2 10 (32.26%) Confluence
3 9 (29.03%) Apache
4 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.23%) CloudStack
6 1 (3.23%) Mule
6 1 (3.23%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
2 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
2 12 (38.71%) Cucumber
2 12 (38.71%) Selenium
3 11 (35.48%) JBehave
3 11 (35.48%) JUnit
4 10 (32.26%) JIRA
5 8 (25.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.23%) Subversion
6 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Java Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Architect
5 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) HTML
1 14 (45.16%) JSON
2 12 (38.71%) CSS
2 12 (38.71%) Dropwizard
2 12 (38.71%) XML
3 8 (25.81%) ELK Stack
3 8 (25.81%) MCollective
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Unix
2 20 (64.52%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (25.81%) AIX
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Fedora
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Scrum
3 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
4 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
5 8 (25.81%) DevOps
5 8 (25.81%) IT Governance
6 6 (19.35%) High Availability
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (12.90%) Open Source
8 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.45%) SDLC
10 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.23%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Ruby
3 3 (9.68%) Scala
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Go
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (19.35%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (58.06%) Ansible
2 17 (54.84%) Puppet
3 9 (29.03%) Tivoli
4 8 (25.81%) Nessus
4 8 (25.81%) Packer
4 8 (25.81%) Rundeck
4 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (25.81%) Zenoss
5 7 (22.58%) SCCM
6 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (3.23%) Nagios
7 1 (3.23%) Pingdom
7 1 (3.23%) Salt
7 1 (3.23%) Terraform
7 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) IBM
3 8 (25.81%) Sonatype
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Symantec
6 4 (12.90%) SAP
7 3 (9.68%) Google
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco
8 1 (3.23%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto