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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £385
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -41.66%
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
141 106 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.10% 13.78% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 57 58
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £15.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) Red Hat
2 18 (94.74%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (94.74%) Puppet
2 18 (94.74%) DevOps
3 17 (89.47%) Jenkins
3 17 (89.47%) Hudson
3 17 (89.47%) CentOS
3 17 (89.47%) XenServer
3 17 (89.47%) Samba
3 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 17 (89.47%) Citrix
3 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 17 (89.47%) Apache
3 17 (89.47%) LDAP
3 17 (89.47%) Perl
4 16 (84.21%) PHP
4 16 (84.21%) LAN
4 16 (84.21%) WAN
4 16 (84.21%) Ruby
4 16 (84.21%) Bash Shell
4 16 (84.21%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (78.95%) Salt
5 15 (78.95%) LAMP
6 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (63.16%) CCNA
7 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
7 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
8 7 (36.84%) Subversion

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (89.47%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) Confluence
2 6 (31.58%) nginx
2 6 (31.58%) MediaWiki
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
1 17 (89.47%) LDAP
2 16 (84.21%) LAN
2 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 5 (26.32%) OSPF
4 5 (26.32%) BGP
4 5 (26.32%) IPsec
4 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
4 5 (26.32%) IPv6
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) Jenkins
1 17 (89.47%) Hudson
2 7 (36.84%) Subversion
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (68.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Wiki
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) CentOS
3 7 (36.84%) Debian
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (94.74%) DevOps
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) Build Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Database Theory
4 5 (26.32%) Relational Database Theory
4 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Perl
2 16 (84.21%) PHP
2 16 (84.21%) Ruby
2 16 (84.21%) Bash Shell
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (63.16%) CCNA
2 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) XenServer
1 17 (89.47%) Samba
2 6 (31.58%) Postfix
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (94.74%) Puppet
2 16 (84.21%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (78.95%) Salt
4 6 (31.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Red Hat
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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