The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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.

Ubuntu Linux
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 50 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 0.22% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.15% 0.74% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year +14.70% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -27.83% -46.11%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 87 136 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 26.20% 30.16% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 67 83
Median daily rate £165 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.84% -10.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -38.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.10 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) SELinux
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SELinux