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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+37.09% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.65
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
34 52 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.09% 23.74% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 36
Average daily rate £243 £258 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 11
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware