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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 66 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 0.33% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.92% 1.17% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+275.00% +11.11%
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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
264 257 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.44% 28.68% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 140 70
Average daily rate £270 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £422 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 11
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.48 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% -14.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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 (79.07%) CentOS
2 29 (67.44%) Python
3 26 (60.47%) Splunk
4 24 (55.81%) Linux
5 23 (53.49%) Windows
6 22 (51.16%) Service Management
7 21 (48.84%) Workflow
8 19 (44.19%) VMware
8 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (41.86%) SAN
9 18 (41.86%) Incident Management
10 17 (39.53%) Windows XP
11 16 (37.21%) VMware Server
12 9 (20.93%) ITIL
12 9 (20.93%) UNIX
13 8 (18.60%) NHS
14 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
14 6 (13.95%) SLA
15 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
15 5 (11.63%) AIX
15 5 (11.63%) Solaris
15 5 (11.63%) HP
15 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
16 4 (9.30%) Web Services
17 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (6.98%) SQL
17 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
17 3 (6.98%) Change Management

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (13.95%) Applications Support
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) UNIX Operator
3 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Linux Support
4 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Help Desk Operator
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) NHS
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) CentOS
2 24 (55.81%) Linux
3 23 (53.49%) Windows
4 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (39.53%) Windows XP
6 9 (20.93%) UNIX
7 5 (11.63%) AIX
7 5 (11.63%) Solaris
7 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Service Management
2 21 (48.84%) Workflow
3 18 (41.86%) Incident Management
4 9 (20.93%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) QMS
6 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Python
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Splunk
2 19 (44.19%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.63%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) SAP