Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 October 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 118 142
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.59% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 3.06% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 15
Manchester median daily rate £291 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.47% - -
10th Percentile £104 £375 £375
90th Percentile £582 £450 £500
North West median daily rate £291 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -29.39% -2.94% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 644 555 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.55% 19.40% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 330 479
Manchester median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £125 £156 £205
90th Percentile £538 £544 £525
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 40
Manchester median hourly rate £20.25 £19.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +27.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.21 £10.15
90th Percentile £32.00 £42.88 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £17.43 £14.34
% change year-on-year - +21.55% -5.19%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Manchester

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Manchester

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Manchester

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £120 -
Ubuntu
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Debian
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 3 (42.86%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) logstash
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) KVM
4 2 (28.57%) collectd
4 2 (28.57%) Bourne shell
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) Junos
4 2 (28.57%) MRTG
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) IPFIX
2 2 (28.57%) Junos
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) MRTG
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) SNMP
2 2 (28.57%) TACACS
3 1 (14.29%) AMQP
3 1 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) MQTT
3 1 (14.29%) RS-232
3 1 (14.29%) RS-485
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQLite
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Support
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) Debian
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
1 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Bourne shell
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) KVM
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Cacti
2 2 (28.57%) collectd
2 2 (28.57%) Grafana
2 2 (28.57%) Graphite
2 2 (28.57%) Icinga
2 2 (28.57%) Kibana
2 2 (28.57%) logstash
2 2 (28.57%) Nagios
2 2 (28.57%) Netcool
2 2 (28.57%) Observium
2 2 (28.57%) OpenNMS
2 2 (28.57%) Prometheus
2 2 (28.57%) Salt
2 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
3 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
3 2 (28.57%) Huawei
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) SaltStack