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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 65 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 9 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 2.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.82% 18.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £47.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-43.68% +196.87%
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
132 105 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.97% 14.04% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 57 66
Median daily rate £400 £328 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 22
Median hourly rate £11.80 £18.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +46.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £28.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Juniper
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) IPv4
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) MCSA
3 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) IPv4
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) IMAP
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Fedora
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (90.00%) MCSA
1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Juniper
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam