The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu 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
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £22.40
% change year-on-year
- +67.41%
Ubuntu
Surrey

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

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.60% 16.67% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 17
Average daily rate £350 £375 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Ubuntu
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) RHCT
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) RHCT
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat