The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.40
Ubuntu
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 81 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.69% 22.13% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 28 16
Average daily rate £300 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.30 £17.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Ubuntu
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware