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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 91 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 5 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.46% 1.15% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.58% 4.64% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 30
Median daily rate £420 £450 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +71.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £310
% change year-on-year -5.76% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £45.00

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 194 366 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.75% 24.83% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 258 215
Median daily rate £388 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +23.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.08 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £16.13 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 26 June 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) New Relic
4 2 (40.00%) Graphite
4 2 (40.00%) Grafana
4 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (20.00%) Terraform
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Rancher
5 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (20.00%) Packer
5 1 (20.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Icinga
5 1 (20.00%) yum
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) nginx
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite

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 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Grafana
1 2 (40.00%) Graphite
2 1 (20.00%) Icinga
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Packer
2 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Rancher
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) New Relic
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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