The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Sheffield region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 24 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.55% 2.04% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.00% 8.33% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £336
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.62% 24.49% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 17
Average daily rate £284 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.30 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Ubuntu
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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 7 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk