Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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.

Ubuntu Linux
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 93 130
Rank change year-on-year -41 +37 -44
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.31% 2.18% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 10.07% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 50 30
Leeds median daily rate £420 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +41.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £383 £213 £263
90th Percentile £453 £565 £315
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -1.18% +41.67% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Ubuntu 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 Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 444 566 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.58% 21.62% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 363 436
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £209 £245 £198
90th Percentile £543 £560 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 55
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £10.30 £8.86 £9.04
90th Percentile £26.30 £24.75 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 22 November 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) CentOS
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) nginx
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Icinga
4 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
4 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
4 3 (42.86%) Packer
4 3 (42.86%) Terraform
4 3 (42.86%) Rancher
4 3 (42.86%) Prometheus
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Nagios
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum

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 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Icinga
1 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
1 3 (42.86%) Packer
1 3 (42.86%) Prometheus
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Rancher
1 3 (42.86%) Terraform
2 2 (28.57%) Grafana
2 2 (28.57%) Graphite
3 1 (14.29%) Capistrano
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (14.29%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) New Relic
4 1 (14.29%) Capita