The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 114 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 32 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.02% 0.63% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.43% 3.00% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £223 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.83% +78.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £150.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £150.00 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
Ubuntu
England

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

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
723 500 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.99% 20.86% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 283 310
Average daily rate £350 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 71 67
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.55 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.46 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -10 26 £300 +36.36% 4
South Yorkshire -9 8 £425 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £305 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 41 (82.00%) CentOS
2 29 (58.00%) Service Management
3 27 (54.00%) VMware
4 26 (52.00%) Workflow
5 25 (50.00%) Linux
6 23 (46.00%) Splunk
7 22 (44.00%) ITIL
8 21 (42.00%) UNIX
9 18 (36.00%) Windows
10 16 (32.00%) Python
11 15 (30.00%) SAN
12 14 (28.00%) NHS
13 13 (26.00%) VMware Server
14 12 (24.00%) Incident Management
14 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
15 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
16 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
16 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (14.00%) LDAP
17 7 (14.00%) Java
17 7 (14.00%) MySQL
18 6 (12.00%) Perl
18 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
18 6 (12.00%) Ruby
18 6 (12.00%) Puppet

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (6.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) Jetty
3 1 (2.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) SAN
2 7 (14.00%) LDAP
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) SSH
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) DMZ
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.00%) Subversion
3 5 (10.00%) Maven
4 3 (6.00%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.00%) Redmine
5 2 (4.00%) FishEye
5 2 (4.00%) Valgrind
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) PVCS
6 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) JMeter
6 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.00%) Hudson
6 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) IT Support
3 4 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Linux Support
3 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) UNIX Support
3 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) XML
1 4 (8.00%) XSLT
1 4 (8.00%) MCollective
2 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.00%) Middleware
3 2 (4.00%) Qt
3 2 (4.00%) HTML5
3 2 (4.00%) GStreamer
3 2 (4.00%) WebKit
3 2 (4.00%) QML
3 2 (4.00%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (2.00%) LAMP
4 1 (2.00%) Java EE
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) NHS
2 2 (4.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (4.00%) DTV
2 2 (4.00%) STB
2 2 (4.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.00%) Tandem
3 1 (2.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (82.00%) CentOS
2 25 (50.00%) Linux
3 21 (42.00%) UNIX
4 18 (36.00%) Windows
5 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.00%) Solaris
7 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (6.00%) Debian
10 2 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (2.00%) Fedora
11 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Service Management
2 26 (52.00%) Workflow
3 22 (44.00%) ITIL
4 12 (24.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.00%) DevOps
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.00%) Build Automation
10 3 (6.00%) Open Source
11 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
12 1 (2.00%) BDD
12 1 (2.00%) TDD
12 1 (2.00%) Refactoring
12 1 (2.00%) CRM
12 1 (2.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Python
2 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 6 (12.00%) Perl
4 6 (12.00%) Ruby
5 5 (10.00%) SQL
6 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.00%) C++
8 2 (4.00%) C
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Server
2 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) VirtualBox
3 5 (10.00%) Docker
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
2 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) logstash
3 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.00%) yum
3 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) VMware
2 23 (46.00%) Splunk
3 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) Google
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) Sun
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.00%) SaltStack