The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 130 132 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.38% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 1.74% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £363 £323
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-59.49% -
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
643 691 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.28% 21.99% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 303 226
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 92 115
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £250 - 2
Essex - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (91.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (8.33%) Docker
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (8.33%) Korn
6 1 (8.33%) Twisted
6 1 (8.33%) WebKit
6 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
6 1 (8.33%) VBScript
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) XML

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SNMP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Firebug
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Django Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (8.33%) Django
3 1 (8.33%) Qt
3 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (8.33%) Twisted
3 1 (8.33%) WebKit
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) HPUX
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Dovecot
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat