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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 77 78 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 30 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.05% 1.50% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.96% 7.00% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 21
Median daily rate £423 £300 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £300 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £47.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-43.68% +196.87%
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
335 343 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.93% 21.44% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 211 133
Median daily rate £394 £325 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +75.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £465 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £9.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (90.32%) CentOS
3 13 (41.94%) Splunk
4 12 (38.71%) VMware Server
4 12 (38.71%) SAN
4 12 (38.71%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
5 11 (35.48%) DevOps
5 11 (35.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (32.26%) Degree
7 9 (29.03%) DNS
7 9 (29.03%) NHS
7 9 (29.03%) PaaS
8 8 (25.81%) Puppet
8 8 (25.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
8 8 (25.81%) Back Office
8 8 (25.81%) Workflow
8 8 (25.81%) Service Management
9 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
9 7 (22.58%) Fedora
9 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) DHCP
9 7 (22.58%) Public Cloud
9 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Cloud
9 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
9 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef

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 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (29.03%) PaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) SAN
2 9 (29.03%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 8 (25.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (22.58%) Support Technician
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Technician
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Support Technician
5 5 (16.13%) Storage Specialist
6 4 (12.90%) Hardware Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu Technician
8 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Technician
8 1 (3.23%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) NHS
2 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Cloud
2 7 (22.58%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (90.32%) CentOS
3 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Fedora
5 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Service Management
2 8 (25.81%) Workflow
3 7 (22.58%) Open Source
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Microservices
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) Degree
3 8 (25.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
2 7 (22.58%) Ansible
2 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (19.35%) Salt
4 5 (16.13%) Grafana
4 5 (16.13%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Splunk
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat