The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 73 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.48% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 0.59% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £50.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
-46.50% -66.66%
Ubuntu
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 169 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.38% 23.87% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 102 56
Median daily rate £400 £270 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £439 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 3 £400 -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Scripter
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) SELinux
3 1 (20.00%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware