The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
England / Yorkshire
Rank 113 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 10 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.49% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.34% 2.23% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 14
Median daily rate £475 £438 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +94.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +208.00%

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
428 628 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.78% 22.04% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 375 341
Median daily rate £375 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £123 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 62
Median hourly rate £12.51 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +11 9 £469 +7.14% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (76.19%) Splunk
3 27 (64.29%) DevOps
4 25 (59.52%) Windows
5 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (52.38%) DNS
7 20 (47.62%) Python
7 20 (47.62%) CentOS
8 18 (42.86%) HTML
8 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 18 (42.86%) CSS
8 18 (42.86%) XML
9 17 (40.48%) LDAP
9 17 (40.48%) SMTP
9 17 (40.48%) SNMP
9 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
10 12 (28.57%) Degree
11 11 (26.19%) VMware
12 10 (23.81%) SAN
12 10 (23.81%) Nagios
12 10 (23.81%) VMware Server
12 10 (23.81%) Grafana
13 9 (21.43%) NHS
14 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
15 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 7 (16.67%) nginx
15 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (16.67%) PaaS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (16.67%) nginx
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.38%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.38%) Jetty
4 1 (2.38%) Mongrel
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.38%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (2.38%) Heroku
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) DNS
2 17 (40.48%) LDAP
2 17 (40.48%) SMTP
2 17 (40.48%) SNMP
2 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
3 10 (23.81%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) GoCD
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
1 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Administrator
2 6 (14.29%) Hardware Specialist
2 6 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Splunk Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Technician
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Technician
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) CSS
1 18 (42.86%) HTML
1 18 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) NHS
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (47.62%) CentOS
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Fedora
7 1 (2.38%) Unix
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) DevOps
2 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (11.90%) Microservices
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Scrum
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
3 4 (9.52%) Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) SIEM
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Python
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Go
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Server
2 4 (9.52%) Docker
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) Squid
4 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Grafana
1 10 (23.81%) Nagios
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Ansible
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Packer
4 1 (2.38%) Salt
4 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Splunk
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Rackspace