The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeBSD
Rank 600 - 582
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FreeBSD 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.032% - 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12377 11418 12125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.64% 22.34% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 6250 5960
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 £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1036 1254
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%

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 17 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 28 July 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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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
England - 4 £370 - 8
East of England - 2 - - 5
South East - 1 - - 1
London - 1 £370 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
Kent - - - - 1
Northumberland - - - -
Surrey - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Sandwich - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Egham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 July 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%) 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
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
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%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) Trac
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
Job Titles
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
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%) 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 Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Java SE
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) SQLAlchemy
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Gentoo
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
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
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) AWK
3 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
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%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Websense
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Coverity
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Intel