Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 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.

FreeBSD
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 859 855
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing FreeBSD 12 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.061% 0.029% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 8
England median daily rate £400 £400 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.00% -25.93%
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £278
% change year-on-year - +44.00% -25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £49.19 -
UK median hourly rate £46.89 £49.19 -
% change year-on-year -4.67% - -

FreeBSD 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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19676 20803 22611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.90% 21.39% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12662 13278 13447
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £573
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1180 1825
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.46
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

FreeBSD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FreeBSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FreeBSD in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FreeBSD in England

FreeBSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 9 £400 -
South West - 2 £388 - 1
South East -2 1 £675 - 1
FreeBSD
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Python
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) Debian
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) LDAP
6 3 (25.00%) Samba
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) OpenVPN
6 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) pfSense
6 3 (25.00%) KVM
6 3 (25.00%) Ansible
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Solaris
8 1 (8.33%) AIX
8 1 (8.33%) HPUX
8 1 (8.33%) Perl
8 1 (8.33%) PHP

FreeBSD
Co-occurring 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) LDAP
3 3 (25.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Administrator
1 9 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Debian
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) KVM
1 3 (25.00%) pfSense
1 3 (25.00%) Samba
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) VMware