The table below looks at the statistics for FreeBSD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeBSD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeBSD
Rank 602 578 589
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing FreeBSD 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.032% 0.008% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£370 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12683 11893 12142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.42% 22.57% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7227 6627 6193
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1084 1015 1198
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

FreeBSD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FreeBSD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

FreeBSD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FreeBSD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FreeBSD within the UK.

FreeBSD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FreeBSD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FreeBSD within the UK.

FreeBSD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FreeBSD
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeBSD within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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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
England -15 4 £370 - 4
East of England - 2 - - 1
London +17 1 £370 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Sandwich - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FreeBSD 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 FreeBSD.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Java SE
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FreeBSD 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 FreeBSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) Trac
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Python Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Java SE
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) SQLAlchemy
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Gentoo
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) AWK
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) CCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Websense
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Coverity
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint