The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for FreeBSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FreeBSD over the 3 months to 25 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.

FreeBSD
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 - 426
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing FreeBSD 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% - 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.024% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £248
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FreeBSD 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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4083 4666 5034
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.95% 21.83% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2871 3327 3367
Median daily rate £450 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £220 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 95 189
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.25 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

FreeBSD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing FreeBSD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for FreeBSD in London

FreeBSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FreeBSD in London

FreeBSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeBSD in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FreeBSD in London

FreeBSD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeBSD within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
New Malden - 1 - -
FreeBSD
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for FreeBSD.

1 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 13 (86.67%) Change Control
3 13 (86.67%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (80.00%) tcsh
4 12 (80.00%) Python
4 12 (80.00%) Perl
4 12 (80.00%) Samba
5 10 (66.67%) VMware
5 10 (66.67%) SNMP
5 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (66.67%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (53.33%) Nagios
6 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (53.33%) Snort
6 8 (53.33%) Open Source
6 8 (53.33%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (53.33%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (53.33%) Multicast
6 8 (53.33%) SmokePing
6 8 (53.33%) logstash
6 8 (53.33%) Kibana
7 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft

FreeBSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (53.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SNMP
2 8 (53.33%) Multicast
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) 802.11
3 2 (13.33%) ADSL
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (13.33%) ICMP
3 2 (13.33%) IPsec
3 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (13.33%) L2TP
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) RIP
3 2 (13.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Integrator
3 4 (26.67%) Unix Systems Integrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (13.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Change Control
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Perl
2 12 (80.00%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) CCDP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) CLAS
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Samba
2 8 (53.33%) Snort
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (53.33%) Kibana
2 8 (53.33%) logstash
2 8 (53.33%) Nagios
2 8 (53.33%) SmokePing
3 2 (13.33%) Nessus
3 2 (13.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) BT
3 2 (13.33%) HP