The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 69 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 20 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.64% - 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.90% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £318
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +57.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £22.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-44.19% -37.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
339 222 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.76% 22.45% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 133 95
Average daily rate £335 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.50 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (82.76%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Red Hat
2 17 (58.62%) CentOS
3 15 (51.72%) Splunk
4 14 (48.28%) Python
5 12 (41.38%) Incident Management
6 11 (37.93%) Service Management
6 11 (37.93%) Windows
7 10 (34.48%) Workflow
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (31.03%) UNIX
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (27.59%) VMware
10 7 (24.14%) SAN
11 6 (20.69%) HP
11 6 (20.69%) AIX
11 6 (20.69%) Solaris
11 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (17.24%) SLA
12 5 (17.24%) NHS
12 5 (17.24%) SQL
13 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
13 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
13 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (13.79%) VMware Server
13 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
14 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
14 3 (10.34%) Web Services
14 3 (10.34%) ITIL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) UNIX Operator
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) CentOS
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (31.03%) UNIX
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.69%) AIX
5 6 (20.69%) Solaris
5 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Incident Management
2 11 (37.93%) Service Management
3 10 (34.48%) Workflow
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Red Hat
2 15 (51.72%) Splunk
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) SAP