The first table below looks at the demand for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu 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 for the 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 75 94 123
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +29
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 37 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.59% 0.90% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.68% 3.13% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 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 £325 £275 £335
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
482 607 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.67% 28.73% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 270 245
Average daily rate £275 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 64 68
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region 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
West Yorkshire +24 32 £185 +48.00% 5
North Yorkshire -2 1 £183 -49.65% 1
South Yorkshire -2 1 - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 40 (81.63%) CentOS
1 40 (81.63%) Splunk
2 36 (73.47%) Python
3 33 (67.35%) Windows
4 27 (55.10%) Linux
5 25 (51.02%) Service Management
5 25 (51.02%) Workflow
6 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (42.86%) VMware Server
7 21 (42.86%) VMware
7 21 (42.86%) SAN
7 21 (42.86%) Windows XP
8 16 (32.65%) Incident Management
9 14 (28.57%) Puppet
10 12 (24.49%) nginx
10 12 (24.49%) NHS
11 8 (16.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
12 7 (14.29%) Ruby
12 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (14.29%) Capistrano
12 7 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (14.29%) TeamCity
12 7 (14.29%) HAProxy
12 7 (14.29%) Firewall
12 7 (14.29%) .NET
13 6 (12.24%) ITIL
13 6 (12.24%) Cisco

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (24.49%) nginx
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) SAN
2 7 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) DHCP
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (16.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.16%) IT Support
4 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Linux Support
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.04%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) NHS
2 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) CentOS
2 33 (67.35%) Windows
3 27 (55.10%) Linux
4 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Service Management
1 25 (51.02%) Workflow
2 16 (32.65%) Incident Management
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 4 (8.16%) Quality Management
4 4 (8.16%) Validation
4 4 (8.16%) QMS
5 3 (6.12%) V-Model
5 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.12%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) TDD
5 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) DSDM
6 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) Python
2 7 (14.29%) Ruby
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) C#
5 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Puppet
2 7 (14.29%) Capistrano
2 7 (14.29%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (81.63%) Splunk
2 21 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.12%) Adobe
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago