Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 13 April 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
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank - 7 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 2 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in North Wales - 5.88% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £450 -
Wales median daily rate £488 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +5.41% -2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.52 -
Wales median hourly rate - £19.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -47.22% +56.52%

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 North Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 42.11% 29.41% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 13
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £275 £325
Median % change year-on-year - -15.38% -10.34%
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
10th Percentile £11.63 £15.28 £10.50
25th Percentile " £16.08 £10.88
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.01 £12.00
Median % change year-on-year -29.45% +41.75% +1.87%
75th Percentile £13.00 £17.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £13.69 " £19.60
Wales median hourly rate £14.03 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -9.48% +19.23% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in North Wales

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Daily rate trend for Linux in North Wales

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux in North Wales.

Hourly rate trend for Linux in North Wales