The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 11 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
11 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 Sheffield - - -
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
South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
124 22 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.62% 9.57% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 10 32
Average daily rate £420 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.11 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.36% -9.56%
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 Sheffield

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) MCollective
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) IMAP
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IMAP
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) JConsole
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) JProfiler
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) VisualVM
3 1 (25.00%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) MCollective
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Cacti
3 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (25.00%) logstash
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack