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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 74 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 2.86% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% 16.45% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 25 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £150.00 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
Ubuntu
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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
180 152 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.42% 17.37% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 115 43
Average daily rate £370 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £27.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 7 (87.50%) Debian
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Samba
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) Hudson
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) Postfix
3 6 (75.00%) nginx
4 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (50.00%) IIS
5 4 (50.00%) Perl
5 4 (50.00%) PHP
5 4 (50.00%) MySQL
5 4 (50.00%) Ansible
5 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (37.50%) Confluence
6 3 (37.50%) MediaWiki
6 3 (37.50%) Build Automation

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) nginx
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Confluence
4 3 (37.50%) MediaWiki
5 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Hudson
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Debian
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Samba
2 6 (75.00%) Postfix
3 3 (37.50%) iptables
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (50.00%) Ansible
4 3 (37.50%) Salt
4 3 (37.50%) ZABBIX
5 1 (12.50%) Zenoss
5 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
5 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp