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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
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 Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.29% 20.64% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 14 17
Average daily rate £350 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £214 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.45 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware