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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 81 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 22 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.24% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.38% 0.30% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £413 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £22.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-44.19% -37.77%
Ubuntu
Yorkshire

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
409 331 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.98% 21.55% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 174 127
Average daily rate £310 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 30
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 - 22 £225 - 4
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Ubuntu
Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (66.67%) Linux
1 24 (66.67%) CentOS
2 21 (58.33%) Python
2 21 (58.33%) Splunk
3 17 (47.22%) Red Hat
3 17 (47.22%) Incident Management
4 16 (44.44%) Service Management
4 16 (44.44%) Windows
5 15 (41.67%) Workflow
6 12 (33.33%) UNIX
7 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (27.78%) VMware
9 9 (25.00%) SAN
10 7 (19.44%) NHS
10 7 (19.44%) SQL
11 6 (16.67%) ITIL
11 6 (16.67%) AIX
11 6 (16.67%) Solaris
11 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 6 (16.67%) HP
11 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (16.67%) VMware Server
12 5 (13.89%) SLA
13 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (8.33%) Change Management
14 3 (8.33%) Web Services

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (2.78%) nginx
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) UNIX Operator
3 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Linux
1 24 (66.67%) CentOS
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 12 (33.33%) UNIX
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.67%) AIX
5 6 (16.67%) Solaris
5 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Incident Management
2 16 (44.44%) Service Management
3 15 (41.67%) Workflow
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) QMS
6 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Splunk
2 17 (47.22%) Red Hat
3 10 (27.78%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco