Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 28 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 20 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 1.60% 6.54% 8.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 24.39% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 23
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £475 £300 £313
90th Percentile £525 £560 £700
South Wales median daily rate £425 £485 £425
% change year-on-year -12.37% +14.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £19.00 -

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 15 82 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 8.02% 26.80% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 63 49
Median daily rate £300 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -5.88% +50.44%
10th Percentile £120 £225 £188
90th Percentile £500 £535 £610
South Wales median daily rate £315 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -21.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.00 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.81% +256.39% -
10th Percentile £17.35 £40.80 £8.84
90th Percentile £24.45 £42.00 £16.88
Median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -0.88% +28.00% -7.41%

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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 (66.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Intel
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sun