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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Wales / West Wales
Rank 4 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 34 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 33.33% 20.83% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.18% 62.50% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £531
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 £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
39 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 38.24% 33.33% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 7
Median daily rate £494 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.07% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £305 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +29.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.59% +11.29%

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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 1 March 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 +4 34 £500 -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 42 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (69.64%) SC Cleared
3 35 (62.50%) Ansible
4 30 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (50.00%) Web Services
6 25 (44.64%) Unix
7 24 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (42.86%) Terraform
8 22 (39.29%) Windows
9 21 (37.50%) WebLogic
10 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 16 (28.57%) SLA
12 14 (25.00%) Java
13 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
13 13 (23.21%) Scrum
13 13 (23.21%) VMware
13 13 (23.21%) HTML
13 13 (23.21%) JSON
14 12 (21.43%) JIRA
14 12 (21.43%) QA
14 12 (21.43%) Selenium
14 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
14 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (21.43%) Cucumber
14 12 (21.43%) Puppet
14 12 (21.43%) Confluence
14 12 (21.43%) SQL
14 12 (21.43%) CSS
14 12 (21.43%) XML

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 21 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 12 (21.43%) Confluence
3 8 (14.29%) Apache
4 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (53.57%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Network Security
1 5 (8.93%) VoIP
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (5.36%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) IPsec
4 1 (1.79%) IPv6
4 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.79%) RTP
4 1 (1.79%) SNMP
4 1 (1.79%) SSH
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 12 (21.43%) Selenium
3 11 (19.64%) JBehave
3 11 (19.64%) JUnit
3 11 (19.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (5.36%) Ant
4 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.36%) CA Gen
4 3 (5.36%) ClearQuest
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) Maven
5 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (7.14%) Electronics
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
1 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 4 (7.14%) Marketing
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Cloud Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.07%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.93%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Security Specialist
10 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) Web Services
2 13 (23.21%) HTML
2 13 (23.21%) JSON
3 12 (21.43%) CSS
3 12 (21.43%) Dropwizard
3 12 (21.43%) XML
4 8 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (14.29%) MCollective
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (1.79%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Clustering
2 6 (10.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Unix
2 22 (39.29%) Windows
3 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.29%) AIX
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.57%) Debian
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) Scrum
3 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (21.43%) DevOps
3 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 8 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 7 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 6 (10.71%) High Availability
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.14%) Open Source
7 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
10 1 (1.79%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) Java
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (1.79%) Go
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (69.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) SLA
2 12 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (10.71%) PowerHA
2 4 (7.14%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) pfSense
2 4 (7.14%) Snort
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (62.50%) Ansible
2 24 (42.86%) Terraform
3 12 (21.43%) Puppet
4 8 (14.29%) Nessus
4 8 (14.29%) Packer
4 8 (14.29%) Rundeck
4 8 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 8 (14.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (14.29%) Zenoss
5 6 (10.71%) SCCM
6 3 (5.36%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
1 13 (23.21%) VMware
2 11 (19.64%) Sonatype
3 8 (14.29%) IBM
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle
4 6 (10.71%) Symantec
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco
6 4 (7.14%) SAP
7 3 (5.36%) Atlassian
7 3 (5.36%) CA
7 3 (5.36%) Vyatta
8 1 (1.79%) BMC
8 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow