The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leeds region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 48 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 30 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.90% 1.22% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.71% 3.90% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 1
Average daily rate
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£180 £125 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -62.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
- -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
204 282 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.75% 31.37% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 132 127
Average daily rate £193 £304 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.15 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.10 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Ubuntu
West Yorkshire

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 22 July 2014.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 34 (82.93%) CentOS
2 33 (80.49%) Splunk
3 31 (75.61%) Python
4 27 (65.85%) Windows
5 22 (53.66%) Service Management
5 22 (53.66%) Workflow
6 21 (51.22%) Linux
7 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (39.02%) SAN
8 16 (39.02%) Windows XP
8 16 (39.02%) VMware Server
8 16 (39.02%) VMware
9 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
10 13 (31.71%) Puppet
11 11 (26.83%) nginx
11 11 (26.83%) NHS
12 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
12 8 (19.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (14.63%) Cisco
13 6 (14.63%) ITIL
13 6 (14.63%) .NET
13 6 (14.63%) Firewall
13 6 (14.63%) Ruby
13 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (14.63%) Capistrano
13 6 (14.63%) HAProxy
13 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
13 6 (14.63%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (14.63%) TeamCity

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (26.83%) nginx
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (14.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (19.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Support
6 2 (4.88%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) NHS
2 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) CentOS
2 27 (65.85%) Windows
3 21 (51.22%) Linux
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (39.02%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Service Management
1 22 (53.66%) Workflow
2 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) QMS
4 4 (9.76%) Validation
4 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
5 2 (4.88%) DSDM
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) TDD
5 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.88%) V-Model
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Python
2 6 (14.63%) Ruby
2 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
2 6 (14.63%) Capistrano
2 6 (14.63%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Splunk
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.88%) Adobe
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle