The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FreeBSD
Rank 600 588 562
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Contract jobs citing FreeBSD 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.020% 0.028% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate £225 £205 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -25.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £205 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FreeBSD
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10095 10740 9914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 22.89% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6187 6281 5497
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 864 914
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +9 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £225 -
FreeBSD
UK

FreeBSD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (75.00%) Device Driver
3 5 (62.50%) OpenBSD
3 5 (62.50%) NetBSD
4 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Sun

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) C Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) NetBSD
2 5 (62.50%) OpenBSD
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) C
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Sun