The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 67 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.26% 0.70% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.87% 2.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.62% -
Ubuntu
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
231 199 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.20% 27.95% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 81 50
Average daily rate £325 £323 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £160 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 46
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Cambridgeshire region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Cambridgeshire region.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 2 £250 -24.24%
Ubuntu
East of England

Ubuntu
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
5 1 (14.29%) Dovecot
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 1 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft