Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 6 months to 22 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.

FreeBSD
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 667 638 679
Rank change year-on-year -29 +41 +15
Contract jobs citing FreeBSD 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.009% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.042% 0.018% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.58% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £49.19

FreeBSD 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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11,841 11,092 13,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.54% 21.27% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,534 6,358 7,950
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £150 £158 £181
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,189 963 1,051
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +5.03% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £43.28
UK median hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.21% +6.06% -

FreeBSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing FreeBSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for FreeBSD in the UK excluding London

FreeBSD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FreeBSD in the UK excluding London

FreeBSD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FreeBSD in the UK excluding London

FreeBSD
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 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
South East -14 5 £400 -40.74% 5
FreeBSD
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FreeBSD 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for FreeBSD.

1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Cacti
1 5 (100.00%) Postfix
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
1 5 (100.00%) lighttpd
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Varnish
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
1 5 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible

FreeBSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) lighttpd
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Web Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Web Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Postfix
1 5 (100.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Cacti
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper