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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 107 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 17 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.70% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.32% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
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£225 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £385
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -41.66%
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
512 513 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.95% 23.11% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 264 205
Average daily rate £338 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 74
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.18 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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
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 30 January 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 +7 16 £225 - 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) CentOS
3 17 (56.67%) Red Hat
4 16 (53.33%) Splunk
5 14 (46.67%) Python
6 13 (43.33%) Incident Management
7 12 (40.00%) Service Management
8 11 (36.67%) Workflow
8 11 (36.67%) Windows
9 9 (30.00%) UNIX
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (26.67%) VMware
11 7 (23.33%) SAN
12 6 (20.00%) HP
12 6 (20.00%) AIX
12 6 (20.00%) Solaris
12 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (16.67%) SQL
13 5 (16.67%) NHS
13 5 (16.67%) SLA
14 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
14 4 (13.33%) ITIL
14 4 (13.33%) Change Management
14 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (13.33%) VMware Server
14 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
15 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX Operator
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) CentOS
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) UNIX
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) AIX
5 6 (20.00%) Solaris
5 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Incident Management
2 12 (40.00%) Service Management
3 11 (36.67%) Workflow
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nagios
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Red Hat
2 16 (53.33%) Splunk
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) SAP