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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 80 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 25 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.48% 1.36% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.35% 6.39% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £220 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +76.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £381 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.31% +38.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £150.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £150.00 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
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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
394 219 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.31% 21.22% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 143 134
Average daily rate £375 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £150 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.60 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% -38.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.36 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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 36 (83.72%) CentOS
2 29 (67.44%) Service Management
3 26 (60.47%) Workflow
4 23 (53.49%) Splunk
5 22 (51.16%) VMware
5 22 (51.16%) ITIL
6 20 (46.51%) UNIX
7 18 (41.86%) Linux
8 17 (39.53%) Windows
9 15 (34.88%) Python
9 15 (34.88%) SAN
10 14 (32.56%) NHS
11 13 (30.23%) VMware Server
12 12 (27.91%) Incident Management
13 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (16.28%) LDAP
15 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
17 5 (11.63%) VirtualBox
17 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
17 5 (11.63%) MySQL
17 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
18 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
18 4 (9.30%) Subversion
18 4 (9.30%) Oracle
18 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
18 4 (9.30%) Solaris
18 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) Node.js
1 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) SAN
2 7 (16.28%) LDAP
3 2 (4.65%) SSL
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.30%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Valgrind
4 1 (2.33%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.33%) Redmine
4 1 (2.33%) FishEye
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Technical Support
1 10 (23.26%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) IT Support
3 4 (9.30%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX Support
3 4 (9.30%) Linux Support
4 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) XML
1 4 (9.30%) XSLT
2 1 (2.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) Qt
2 1 (2.33%) HTML5
2 1 (2.33%) GStreamer
2 1 (2.33%) WebKit
2 1 (2.33%) QML
2 1 (2.33%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.33%) STB
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) CentOS
2 20 (46.51%) UNIX
3 18 (41.86%) Linux
4 17 (39.53%) Windows
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
8 4 (9.30%) Solaris
8 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (6.98%) Debian
10 1 (2.33%) Fedora
10 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Service Management
2 26 (60.47%) Workflow
3 22 (51.16%) ITIL
4 12 (27.91%) Incident Management
5 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Open Source
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.33%) CRM
7 1 (2.33%) Process Management
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) Lua
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) VMware Server
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) VirtualBox
4 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) yum
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Splunk
2 22 (51.16%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.33%) SaltStack