The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 95 95
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.90% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.25% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 11
Median daily rate - £450 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +104.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £8.50 £8.00
% change year-on-year
+79.41% +6.25%

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

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
318 424 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.27% 21.20% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 266 223
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 33
Median hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.15 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (82.76%) Splunk
3 22 (75.86%) DevOps
3 22 (75.86%) Windows
4 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (65.52%) Python
5 19 (65.52%) DNS
6 18 (62.07%) HTML
6 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
6 18 (62.07%) CSS
6 18 (62.07%) XML
7 17 (58.62%) LDAP
7 17 (58.62%) SMTP
7 17 (58.62%) SNMP
7 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
8 11 (37.93%) CentOS
9 7 (24.14%) Degree
10 6 (20.69%) VMware
11 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.24%) Grafana
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
11 5 (17.24%) NHS
11 5 (17.24%) Nagios
11 5 (17.24%) SAN
11 5 (17.24%) VMware Server
12 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (13.79%) nginx
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (13.79%) PaaS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) nginx
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.45%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Jetty
3 1 (3.45%) Mongrel
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.79%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.45%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (3.45%) Heroku
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) DNS
2 17 (58.62%) LDAP
2 17 (58.62%) SMTP
2 17 (58.62%) SNMP
2 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) GoCD
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Travis CI
1 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.45%) Back Office
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Administrator
1 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (20.69%) Hardware Specialist
1 6 (20.69%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) Splunk Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Splunk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Splunk Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Splunk Support
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) CSS
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
1 18 (62.07%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (37.93%) CentOS
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) DevOps
2 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (10.34%) Microservices
2 3 (10.34%) SIEM
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Python
2 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Go
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Server
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Grafana
1 5 (17.24%) Nagios
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Packer
3 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Splunk
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat