The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 141 132 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.53% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 2.50% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 1
Average daily rate £404 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +54.54%
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
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
636 680 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.35% 21.09% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 373 252
Average daily rate £344 £359 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.31% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 87 74
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.10 £28.50
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 the South West

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the South West region.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -5 1 £500 +17.64% 2
Somerset - 1 £308 - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) MQTT
4 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) gulp
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Grunt
1 1 (16.67%) gulp
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Development
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) CGI
2 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Laravel
2 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £7.00 - £7.70 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago