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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 140 139 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 4 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 1.70% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 18
Median daily rate £438 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £294 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £23.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -84.33%
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
599 706 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.14% 21.64% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 384 400
Median daily rate £340 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 93 83
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.27 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Somerset - 2 - -
Wiltshire +6 1 £550 +83.33%
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (25.00%) Salt
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Forcepoint
1 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack