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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.93% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £413 £313
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £22.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-44.19% -37.77%
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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
203 104 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.97% 16.48% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 46 91
Average daily rate £375 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 22
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -24.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £20.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 28 November 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (94.29%) Red Hat
3 30 (85.71%) PHP
3 30 (85.71%) CentOS
4 28 (80.00%) VMware
5 27 (77.14%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (77.14%) Puppet
5 27 (77.14%) DevOps
6 25 (71.43%) Bash Shell
6 25 (71.43%) Ruby
6 25 (71.43%) Firewall
6 25 (71.43%) LAMP
6 25 (71.43%) Perl
7 24 (68.57%) XenServer
7 24 (68.57%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (62.86%) Salt
8 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (57.14%) Samba
9 20 (57.14%) Apache
10 19 (54.29%) LDAP
10 19 (54.29%) Debian
11 17 (48.57%) LAN
11 17 (48.57%) WAN
11 17 (48.57%) Java
11 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
11 17 (48.57%) Hudson
11 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (45.71%) Citrix
13 13 (37.14%) VPN
14 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (57.14%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) nginx
3 5 (14.29%) Confluence
3 5 (14.29%) MediaWiki
4 3 (8.57%) Drupal
4 3 (8.57%) Moodle
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Magento
1 3 (8.57%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) LDAP
3 17 (48.57%) LAN
3 17 (48.57%) WAN
4 13 (37.14%) VPN
5 6 (17.14%) Network Security
6 5 (14.29%) IPv6
6 5 (14.29%) IPsec
6 5 (14.29%) OSPF
6 5 (14.29%) BGP
6 5 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
1 17 (48.57%) Hudson
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (65.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) LAMP
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (8.57%) jQuery
3 3 (8.57%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) XML-RPC
4 1 (2.86%) WSDL
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Wiki
2 3 (8.57%) VLE
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (85.71%) CentOS
3 19 (54.29%) Debian
4 6 (17.14%) Windows
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.57%) Fedora
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Continuous Integration
1 27 (77.14%) DevOps
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Build Automation
4 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (14.29%) Database Theory
5 5 (14.29%) Relational Database Theory
5 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) OO
8 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) PHP
2 25 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 25 (71.43%) Ruby
2 25 (71.43%) Perl
3 17 (48.57%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) PHP5
7 2 (5.71%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (31.43%) CCNA
1 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) XenServer
2 20 (57.14%) Samba
3 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (22.86%) Postfix
5 3 (8.57%) NFS
5 3 (8.57%) Xen
5 3 (8.57%) Sendmail
5 3 (8.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (77.14%) Puppet
2 24 (68.57%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (62.86%) Salt
4 6 (17.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) Red Hat
2 28 (80.00%) VMware
3 16 (45.71%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Zend
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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