The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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.

Ubuntu Linux
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.54% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 128 708 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 22.90% 44.19% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 457 116
Median daily rate £324 £283 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 47 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £14.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +95.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £31.55
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the North East

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 -
Durham - 1 - -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (40.00%) Mesos
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) Route 53
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (20.00%) Trac
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) iPad

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Route 53
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) git-flow
2 1 (20.00%) GitLab
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (20.00%) Phabricator
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Trac
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Doctrine
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (40.00%) Mesos
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Zend