The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 43 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% 1.09% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.47% 4.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £21.00
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South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
68 74 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.89% 26.91% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 7
Average daily rate £331 £250 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.20% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -30.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) XML-RPC
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
1 1 (50.00%) XML-RPC
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace