The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 94 87 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 13 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.86% 1.26% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.66% 5.08% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 17
Median daily rate £450 £225 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £217 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £247 £241
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +90.62%
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
355 354 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.39% 24.72% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 230 162
Median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 19
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.83 £9.57 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £32.20 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) CentOS
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (44.44%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) Puppet
4 7 (38.89%) VMware Server
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
4 7 (38.89%) DNS
4 7 (38.89%) SAN
5 6 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
6 5 (27.78%) NHS
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 5 (27.78%) Ruby
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Maven
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 4 (22.22%) Ansible
7 4 (22.22%) Build Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
8 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
8 3 (16.67%) Splunk

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Storage Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Hardware Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Technician
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Technician
5 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) Server Support
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) NHS
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) CentOS
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Fedora
4 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
1 5 (27.78%) Ruby
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) Splunk