The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
South West / Bristol
Rank 65 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.26% 0.13% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% 0.81% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £215 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +208.00%

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
98 123 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.86% 15.63% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 115
Median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 10
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.25 £49.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype