The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.02% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £150.00 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
Ubuntu
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.40% 28.98% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 27
Average daily rate £140 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.81 £40.00 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
Bournemouth - 5 £450 -
Ubuntu
South West

Ubuntu
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) RHCE
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp