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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 109 107 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 10 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% 2.24% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £21.00
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
510 580 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.04% 26.56% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 307 198
Average daily rate £320 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 48
Average hourly rate £13.38 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 9 £215 +72.00% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (88.00%) CentOS
2 39 (78.00%) Python
3 37 (74.00%) Splunk
4 28 (56.00%) Windows
4 28 (56.00%) Linux
5 27 (54.00%) Service Management
5 27 (54.00%) Workflow
6 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (46.00%) SAN
7 23 (46.00%) VMware
8 22 (44.00%) Windows XP
9 21 (42.00%) VMware Server
10 17 (34.00%) Incident Management
11 13 (26.00%) NHS
12 8 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (16.00%) UNIX
12 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
13 7 (14.00%) Firewall
13 7 (14.00%) Puppet
14 6 (12.00%) ITIL
14 6 (12.00%) Cisco
15 5 (10.00%) Apache
15 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
15 5 (10.00%) nginx
16 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (8.00%) QMS
16 4 (8.00%) Quality Management
16 4 (8.00%) HP
16 4 (8.00%) AIX

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (10.00%) Apache
1 5 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) SAN
2 7 (14.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (12.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 4 (8.00%) IT Support
4 4 (8.00%) UNIX Operator
4 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) NHS
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (88.00%) CentOS
2 28 (56.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Linux
3 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (44.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (16.00%) UNIX
6 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.00%) AIX
6 4 (8.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Service Management
1 27 (54.00%) Workflow
2 17 (34.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) QMS
4 4 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) Python
2 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Splunk
2 23 (46.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco
4 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft