The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £238 £313
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+181.25% -
Ubuntu
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 East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
369 331 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.43% 22.29% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 123 79
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £110 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 81 66
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Nottinghamshire - 6 £475 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £275 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 7 (63.64%) Apache
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (54.55%) DevOps
4 6 (54.55%) Ruby
4 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Zenoss
4 6 (54.55%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) F5
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (63.64%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
1 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQLite
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
1 7 (63.64%) PHP
1 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
2 6 (54.55%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) NFS
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (54.55%) Zenoss
2 2 (18.18%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp