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 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 68 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 2.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 14.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £125
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +140.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+196.87% -
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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
178 142 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.24% 16.80% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 85 42
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.50 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -7.40%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Puppet
2 12 (92.31%) DevOps
3 11 (84.62%) Apache
3 11 (84.62%) Debian
3 11 (84.62%) CentOS
4 10 (76.92%) Postfix
4 10 (76.92%) nginx
4 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (76.92%) Samba
4 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 10 (76.92%) Hudson
4 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
5 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
6 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
6 8 (61.54%) Perl
6 8 (61.54%) MySQL
6 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
7 7 (53.85%) ZABBIX
7 7 (53.85%) JIRA
7 7 (53.85%) Wiki
7 7 (53.85%) Subversion
7 7 (53.85%) PHP
7 7 (53.85%) LDAP
7 7 (53.85%) VPN
7 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (53.85%) iptables

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Apache
2 10 (76.92%) nginx
3 7 (53.85%) Confluence
3 7 (53.85%) MediaWiki
4 5 (38.46%) IIS
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) LDAP
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) IPv6
4 3 (23.08%) IPsec
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
1 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Hudson
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Wiki
2 5 (38.46%) Clustering
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Debian
3 11 (84.62%) CentOS
4 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) UNIX
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Build Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) Database Theory
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database Theory
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) PHP
2 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Samba
1 10 (76.92%) Postfix
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) iptables
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) ZABBIX
2 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (38.46%) Salt
4 4 (30.77%) Ansible
5 1 (7.69%) Nagios
5 1 (7.69%) Zenoss
5 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft