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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 81 45 68
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 23 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.41% 2.85% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.44% 14.78% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £180 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+212.50% -
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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
357 203 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.83% 19.31% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 130 126
Average daily rate £375 £185 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.70% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 18
Average hourly rate £16.68 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £11.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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 30 July 2015, 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 48 (94.12%) CentOS
2 41 (80.39%) Service Management
3 37 (72.55%) Workflow
4 33 (64.71%) ITIL
5 31 (60.78%) Splunk
6 23 (45.10%) UNIX
7 21 (41.18%) Incident Management
8 18 (35.29%) VMware
8 18 (35.29%) NHS
9 17 (33.33%) LDAP
10 16 (31.37%) Linux
11 15 (29.41%) Python
11 15 (29.41%) SAN
12 14 (27.45%) VMware Server
13 13 (25.49%) Cisco
13 13 (25.49%) Windows
14 10 (19.61%) Firewall
14 10 (19.61%) SSL
14 10 (19.61%) Smartcard
15 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
16 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
17 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
17 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
17 4 (7.84%) Debian
18 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
18 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
19 2 (3.92%) CRM
19 2 (3.92%) Java

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Route 53
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) LDAP
2 15 (29.41%) SAN
3 10 (19.61%) Firewall
3 10 (19.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.96%) Redis
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Valgrind
1 1 (1.96%) Gerrit
1 1 (1.96%) Redmine
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Technical Support
2 13 (25.49%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) IT Support
4 4 (7.84%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Linux Support
4 4 (7.84%) UNIX Support
5 3 (5.88%) Support Technician
5 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) ICT Technician
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Customer Support
6 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
1 1 (1.96%) OpenGL
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
1 1 (1.96%) Qt
1 1 (1.96%) HTML5
1 1 (1.96%) GStreamer
1 1 (1.96%) WebKit
1 1 (1.96%) QML
1 1 (1.96%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) NHS
2 10 (19.61%) Smartcard
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.96%) STB
5 1 (1.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) CentOS
2 23 (45.10%) UNIX
3 16 (31.37%) Linux
4 13 (25.49%) Windows
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.84%) Debian
8 1 (1.96%) Fedora
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.96%) SUSE
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Service Management
2 37 (72.55%) Workflow
3 33 (64.71%) ITIL
4 21 (41.18%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) CRM
7 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.96%) Process Management
7 1 (1.96%) Change Management
7 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.96%) Open Source
7 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.96%) DevOps
7 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) Python
2 2 (3.92%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.96%) Lua
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) VMware Server
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Splunk
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 13 (25.49%) Cisco
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds