Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux Engineer
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - +45 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 2.14% - 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Newport median daily rate £363 - £425
10th Percentile £313 - £394
90th Percentile £444 - £469
South Wales median daily rate £400 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -17.95% +14.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newport median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Newport
Contract vacancies in Newport with a recognized job title 321 184 266
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.17% 92.46% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 105 172
Newport median daily rate £440 £400 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -8.31% +2.65%
10th Percentile £313 £132 £310
90th Percentile £566 £575 £573
South Wales median daily rate £420 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +9.80% -4.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 15
Newport median hourly rate £20.09 £45.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.36% +74.76% +24.10%
10th Percentile £10.04 £30.66 £13.98
90th Percentile £25.13 £96.53 £61.25
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.64% -4.69%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Newport

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Engineer in Newport.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Newport

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Newport over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Newport

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newport region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) SNMP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) GCC
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) POSIX
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SNMP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) GCC
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared