The first table below looks at the demand for FreeBSD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeBSD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeBSD
Rank - 496 576
Contract jobs citing FreeBSD 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.016% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.076% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £340 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £338 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11199 9152 11290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.82% 21.24% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6350 4955 5888
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 949 1112
Average hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
FreeBSD
UK

FreeBSD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FreeBSD Jobs Demand Trend in England

FreeBSD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FreeBSD Daily Rate Trend in England

FreeBSD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

FreeBSD Hourly Rate Trend in England

FreeBSD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeBSD within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
FreeBSD
UK

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FreeBSD 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 FreeBSD.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Memory Management
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Coverity
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FreeBSD 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 FreeBSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Memory Management
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Snort
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Coverity
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat