The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 - - 132
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £381 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.31% +38.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £150.00 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
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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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
893 752 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.31% 24.06% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 392 285
Average daily rate £365 £316 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.41% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 94 87
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the North West region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Munin
2 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Graphite
2 4 (80.00%) Debian
2 4 (80.00%) Nagios
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Debian
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Scientific Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Graphite
2 4 (80.00%) Nagios
2 4 (80.00%) Munin
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat