The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 2.42% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 13.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +181.25%
Ubuntu
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 131 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.42% 17.63% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 78 71
Median daily rate £330 £340 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 23
Median hourly rate £11.80 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.57% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £28.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Birmingham region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) MAPI
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Fedora
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MAPI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Fedora
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago