Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 - 117
Rank change year-on-year - +117 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.23% - 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.13% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Cheshire median daily rate £525 - £300
North West median daily rate £463 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +32.14% +2.94% +44.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 265 218 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.15% 20.68% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 137 257
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -8.82% +8.97%
10th Percentile £199 £200 £260
90th Percentile £538 £525 £546
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 29 42
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.15 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.19% +8.21% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £19.55 £22.75 £27.13
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year -0.88% -4.99% +20.29%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Cheshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Cheshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) GitLab
3 1 (33.33%) Datadog
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) STB
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Java ME
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Datadog
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) GitLab
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Core Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (33.33%) GUI Developer
1 1 (33.33%) GUI Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java GUI Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (33.33%) J2SE
1 1 (33.33%) Java ME
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas