Period
to 26 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the 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
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 28 23
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 1 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 2.89% 0.52% 6.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.93% 7.14% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 12
10th Percentile £141 " £300
25th Percentile £143 " £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £275 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year -45.00% +2.56% +14.71%
75th Percentile £438 " £553
90th Percentile £506 " £560
South Wales median daily rate £475 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +5.88%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 67 14 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 19.36% 7.29% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 10 58
10th Percentile £192 £119 £225
25th Percentile £413 £131 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £240 £400
Median % change year-on-year +111.67% -40.00% -5.88%
75th Percentile £638 £331 £488
90th Percentile £658 £503 £525
South Wales median daily rate £479 £310 £400
% change year-on-year +54.60% -22.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Median hourly rate £38.80 £18.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +115.56% -57.14% +133.33%
South Wales median hourly rate £15.25 £13.93 £17.25
% change year-on-year +9.52% -19.28% +38.97%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Newport

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Linux in Newport

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux in Newport over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Linux in Newport

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Azure
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Terraform
3 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) GitHub
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) nginx
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Capistrano
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (20.00%) GCP
4 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring

Linux
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (20.00%) GCP
3 2 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Gatling
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Locust
2 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (10.00%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) Software Packaging
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Linked Data
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (20.00%) Availability Management
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Debt
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) Groovy
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Terraform
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware