The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.75% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £17.00
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 144 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.13% 22.54% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 98
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £198 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £417 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 13
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Ubuntu
South West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Debian
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (71.43%) Puppet
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 5 (71.43%) LDAP
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) LAMP
4 4 (57.14%) Samba
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) ZABBIX
4 4 (57.14%) Postfix
4 4 (57.14%) Hudson
4 4 (57.14%) nginx
4 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
3 3 (42.86%) MediaWiki
3 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LDAP
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) IPv6
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Hudson
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Debian
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Samba
2 4 (57.14%) Postfix
3 3 (42.86%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix