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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 70 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 14 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.26% 0.11% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.75% 0.39% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £248
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +31.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+275.00% +11.11%
Ubuntu
West Yorkshire

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
295 255 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.60% 27.13% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 138 64
Average daily rate £295 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.52 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 36 (80.00%) CentOS
2 30 (66.67%) Python
3 28 (62.22%) Splunk
4 26 (57.78%) Linux
5 25 (55.56%) Windows
6 22 (48.89%) Service Management
7 21 (46.67%) Workflow
8 20 (44.44%) Incident Management
8 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (42.22%) VMware
10 18 (40.00%) SAN
11 17 (37.78%) Windows XP
12 16 (35.56%) VMware Server
13 11 (24.44%) UNIX
14 9 (20.00%) ITIL
14 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 9 (20.00%) NHS
15 6 (13.33%) HP
15 6 (13.33%) AIX
15 6 (13.33%) Solaris
15 6 (13.33%) SLA
15 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
17 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
17 4 (8.89%) SQL
18 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
18 3 (6.67%) Web Services
18 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (6.67%) Change Management

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) UNIX Operator
3 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Linux Support
4 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Help Desk Operator
7 1 (2.22%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) NHS
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (80.00%) CentOS
2 26 (57.78%) Linux
3 25 (55.56%) Windows
4 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (37.78%) Windows XP
6 11 (24.44%) UNIX
7 6 (13.33%) AIX
7 6 (13.33%) Solaris
7 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Service Management
2 21 (46.67%) Workflow
3 20 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 9 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) QMS
6 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Splunk
2 19 (42.22%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
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