The first table below looks at the demand for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 31 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 for the West Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 62 85 106
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +21
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 33 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.95% 0.79% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.51% 2.73% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 1
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£185 £125 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -62.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £336
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
314 439 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.51% 28.96% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 180 181
Average daily rate £245 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 32
Average hourly rate £13.20 £14.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Ubuntu
Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Leeds +12 31 £185 +48.00% 7
Ubuntu
Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 38 (97.44%) CentOS
2 34 (87.18%) Python
3 31 (79.49%) Splunk
4 24 (61.54%) Service Management
4 24 (61.54%) Workflow
4 24 (61.54%) Windows
5 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (48.72%) VMware
6 19 (48.72%) SAN
6 19 (48.72%) Windows XP
7 18 (46.15%) Linux
7 18 (46.15%) VMware Server
8 15 (38.46%) Incident Management
9 12 (30.77%) NHS
10 8 (20.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
11 7 (17.95%) Puppet
12 6 (15.38%) Firewall
12 6 (15.38%) ITIL
12 6 (15.38%) Cisco
13 5 (12.82%) Apache
13 5 (12.82%) nginx
14 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
14 4 (10.26%) QMS
14 4 (10.26%) UNIX
15 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
16 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
16 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
16 2 (5.13%) SLA

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (12.82%) Apache
1 5 (12.82%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (20.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 3 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) NHS
2 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (97.44%) CentOS
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (48.72%) Windows XP
5 18 (46.15%) Linux
6 4 (10.26%) UNIX
7 1 (2.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Service Management
1 24 (61.54%) Workflow
2 15 (38.46%) Incident Management
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) QMS
4 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Splunk
2 19 (48.72%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £240 - £250 Per Day NB. shifts of 4 days on/off
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago