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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 123 90 107
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +17
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 19 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 1.31% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 5.62% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£225 £185 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £168 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £227 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.62% -
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
665 587 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.88% 23.26% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 319 228
Average daily rate £300 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £153 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 76 60
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.98 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.17% +9.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 19 £225 +21.62% 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (93.94%) CentOS
2 25 (75.76%) Workflow
2 25 (75.76%) Service Management
3 21 (63.64%) ITIL
3 21 (63.64%) Splunk
4 17 (51.52%) UNIX
5 16 (48.48%) Incident Management
6 15 (45.45%) LDAP
7 14 (42.42%) Linux
8 13 (39.39%) NHS
9 12 (36.36%) Cisco
10 11 (33.33%) SSL
10 11 (33.33%) Smartcard
10 11 (33.33%) Firewall
11 10 (30.30%) VMware
12 9 (27.27%) Windows
13 7 (21.21%) Python
13 7 (21.21%) SAN
13 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (21.21%) VMware Server
13 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
14 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
15 4 (12.12%) Debian
15 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
16 3 (9.09%) PKI
16 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
17 2 (6.06%) Statistics
17 2 (6.06%) Firmware
17 2 (6.06%) Management Information System

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) LDAP
2 11 (33.33%) SSL
2 11 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (21.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.03%) Redis
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (30.30%) Technical Support
3 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IT Support
5 4 (12.12%) Linux Support
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Customer Support
7 2 (6.06%) UNIX Support
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) ICT Technician
7 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) UNIX Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) NHS
2 11 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Statistics
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) CentOS
2 17 (51.52%) UNIX
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.12%) Debian
8 1 (3.03%) Fedora
8 1 (3.03%) SUSE
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Service Management
1 25 (75.76%) Workflow
2 21 (63.64%) ITIL
3 16 (48.48%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Server
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Splunk
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft