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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £17.00
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
257 145 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.02% 18.95% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 77 102
Average daily rate £320 £270 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £57.85 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 13 (92.86%) Splunk
3 12 (85.71%) nginx
4 9 (64.29%) NHS
5 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) Python
5 8 (57.14%) CentOS
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco
6 7 (50.00%) Firewall
7 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
7 6 (42.86%) Workflow
7 6 (42.86%) Service Management
7 6 (42.86%) Apache
7 6 (42.86%) .NET
7 6 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (42.86%) Ruby
7 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) Capistrano
7 6 (42.86%) HAProxy
8 4 (28.57%) QMS
8 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
8 4 (28.57%) Validation
9 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (14.29%) V-Model

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (85.71%) nginx
2 6 (42.86%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) NHS
2 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) CentOS
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
1 6 (42.86%) Workflow
2 4 (28.57%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 4 (28.57%) QMS
3 2 (14.29%) V-Model
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) DSDM
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) HAProxy
2 6 (42.86%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Splunk
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle