The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 30 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 77
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.14% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.70% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 15
Median daily rate - £453 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +105.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year +14.70% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year -27.83% -20.49%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 224 287 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 22.07% 19.94% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 186 162
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £181 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 14
Median hourly rate £16.60 £12.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.33% -2.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £10.20 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) Splunk
3 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (86.36%) DevOps
4 18 (81.82%) CSS
4 18 (81.82%) XML
4 18 (81.82%) HTML
4 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
4 18 (81.82%) Python
5 17 (77.27%) LDAP
5 17 (77.27%) SMTP
5 17 (77.27%) SNMP
5 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
5 17 (77.27%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) CentOS
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) SIEM
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
9 2 (9.09%) Grafana
9 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
9 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
9 2 (9.09%) VMware
9 2 (9.09%) Migration
9 2 (9.09%) NHS
9 2 (9.09%) Nagios
9 2 (9.09%) SAN
10 1 (4.55%) Red Hat

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) DNS
1 17 (77.27%) LDAP
1 17 (77.27%) SMTP
1 17 (77.27%) SNMP
1 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
1 6 (27.27%) Hardware Specialist
1 6 (27.27%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Splunk Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Splunk Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk Support
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) CSS
1 18 (81.82%) HTML
1 18 (81.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) CentOS
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 18 (81.82%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Grafana
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Splunk
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat