The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ubuntu Linux
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.71% - 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 - £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £413 £310
% change year-on-year -2.90% +33.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £45.00

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 147 179 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.36% 20.94% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 111 139
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 14
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.88 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.44% -15.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Bristol

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in Bristol

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Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Ubuntu
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) CentOS
3 8 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 4 (28.57%) LAMP
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) Puppet
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 3 (21.43%) Docker
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Debian
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
6 2 (14.29%) Maven

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.14%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Support
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Python Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Python Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) MCollective
3 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) FFmpeg
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (7.14%) OpenCV
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) CentOS
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Debian
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) ES6
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (21.43%) Docker
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat