The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 52 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.00% 0.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.32% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £21.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 93 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.63% 15.15% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 48 72
Average daily rate £375 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £16.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (97.50%) Red Hat
3 34 (85.00%) PHP
4 33 (82.50%) VMware
4 33 (82.50%) Puppet
4 33 (82.50%) DevOps
5 31 (77.50%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (75.00%) Bash Shell
6 30 (75.00%) Ruby
7 29 (72.50%) Debian
7 29 (72.50%) LAMP
8 28 (70.00%) Firewall
8 28 (70.00%) Perl
9 27 (67.50%) CentOS
10 26 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (65.00%) XenServer
11 25 (62.50%) Java
12 24 (60.00%) Apache
13 23 (57.50%) Samba
14 21 (52.50%) Opscode Chef
15 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
15 20 (50.00%) LDAP
15 20 (50.00%) LAN
15 20 (50.00%) WAN
15 20 (50.00%) VPN
16 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (47.50%) Hudson
17 18 (45.00%) Salt
17 18 (45.00%) Citrix
18 16 (40.00%) MySQL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (60.00%) Apache
2 13 (32.50%) nginx
3 10 (25.00%) Confluence
3 10 (25.00%) MediaWiki
4 3 (7.50%) Drupal
4 3 (7.50%) Moodle
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
1 3 (7.50%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 28 (70.00%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) LDAP
2 20 (50.00%) LAN
2 20 (50.00%) WAN
2 20 (50.00%) VPN
3 12 (30.00%) Network Security
4 10 (25.00%) IPv6
4 10 (25.00%) OSPF
4 10 (25.00%) BGP
4 10 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 10 (25.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (32.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (47.50%) Hudson
3 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 13 (32.50%) Subversion
5 10 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (57.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 20 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Administrator
4 8 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (17.50%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (17.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) LAMP
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) Spring
3 3 (7.50%) jQuery
3 3 (7.50%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (7.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) XML-RPC
4 1 (2.50%) WSDL
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Wiki
2 3 (7.50%) VLE
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (72.50%) Debian
3 27 (67.50%) CentOS
4 11 (27.50%) Windows
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) Fedora
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.50%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) DevOps
2 31 (77.50%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (27.50%) Build Automation
6 10 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.50%) OO
9 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) PHP
2 30 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 30 (75.00%) Ruby
3 28 (70.00%) Perl
4 25 (62.50%) Java
5 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 3 (7.50%) PHP5
6 3 (7.50%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) CCNA
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (65.00%) XenServer
2 23 (57.50%) Samba
3 15 (37.50%) Postfix
4 3 (7.50%) Xen
4 3 (7.50%) NFS
4 3 (7.50%) Sendmail
4 3 (7.50%) KVM
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (82.50%) Puppet
2 21 (52.50%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (45.00%) Salt
4 13 (32.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Red Hat
2 33 (82.50%) VMware
3 18 (45.00%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) Zend
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle