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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FreeBSD
Rank 573 560 527
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -33
Contract jobs citing FreeBSD 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.026% 0.054% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
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£205 £275 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £375 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.45% -15.38%
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
11605 11139 9628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.16% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6688 6038 5075
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 886 1028 1016
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 23 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 27 February 2015. 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 -21 3 £205 -25.45% 3
London -15 2 £208 -44.46%
South East - 1 £205 - 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) WMI
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SSH
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) WMI
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) VMware