The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.62% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
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 Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 52 81 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 16.00% 27.46% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 51 55
Median daily rate £395 £356 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.87% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Median hourly rate £17.77 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £8.80 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.55 £22.50 £180.00
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (100.00%) SELinux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (33.33%) Route 53
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (100.00%) SELinux