The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FreeBSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FreeBSD over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
FreeBSD
UK / England
Rank 564 610 581
Rank change year-on-year +46 -29  
Contract jobs citing FreeBSD 13 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.019% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £205
% change year-on-year - +95.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.58% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FreeBSD 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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8495 10433 10472
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.59% 21.44% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5444 6499 6004
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 639 859
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

FreeBSD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for FreeBSD in England

FreeBSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FreeBSD in England

FreeBSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FreeBSD in England

FreeBSD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeBSD within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
London +29 13 - - 1
FreeBSD
UK

FreeBSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FreeBSD 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 England region with a requirement for FreeBSD.

1 18 (90.00%) Unix
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) Python
3 15 (75.00%) Change Control
4 13 (65.00%) tcsh
4 13 (65.00%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (65.00%) Perl
4 13 (65.00%) SNMP
4 13 (65.00%) Samba
4 13 (65.00%) VMware
5 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (55.00%) Open Source
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (45.00%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (45.00%) Multicast
6 9 (45.00%) SmokePing
6 9 (45.00%) logstash
6 9 (45.00%) Kibana
6 9 (45.00%) Nagios
6 9 (45.00%) Snort
6 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (25.00%) Network Design

FreeBSD
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (45.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) SNMP
2 9 (45.00%) Multicast
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) 802.11
3 4 (20.00%) ADSL
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (20.00%) ICMP
3 4 (20.00%) IPsec
3 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (20.00%) L2TP
3 4 (20.00%) MPLS
3 4 (20.00%) NAS
3 4 (20.00%) OSPF
3 4 (20.00%) RIP
3 4 (20.00%) SSH
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Unix Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Systems Integrator
3 6 (30.00%) Unix Systems Integrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (20.00%) COM
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) CherryPy
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) Django
3 2 (10.00%) Dojo
3 2 (10.00%) Ext JS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) LAMP
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Change Control
2 11 (55.00%) Open Source
3 5 (25.00%) Network Design
4 4 (20.00%) Network Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) Python
3 13 (65.00%) Perl
3 13 (65.00%) tcsh
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) CCDP
2 5 (25.00%) CCIE
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP
3 2 (10.00%) CLAS
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Samba
2 9 (45.00%) Snort
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 9 (45.00%) Kibana
2 9 (45.00%) logstash
2 9 (45.00%) Nagios
2 9 (45.00%) SmokePing
3 4 (20.00%) Nessus
3 4 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) BT
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
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