The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 124 117
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.43% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 1.90% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 16
Median daily rate £525 £450 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +104.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year +14.70% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £8.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +105.88% -81.11%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 490 630 537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 23.09% 22.48% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 402 296
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +29.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £241 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 39 73
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.81 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.48% +12.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
West Yorkshire +9 1 £550 +22.22% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (87.50%) DevOps
3 20 (83.33%) Splunk
3 20 (83.33%) Python
4 19 (79.17%) Windows
4 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (75.00%) HTML
5 18 (75.00%) CSS
5 18 (75.00%) XML
6 17 (70.83%) LDAP
6 17 (70.83%) SMTP
6 17 (70.83%) SNMP
6 17 (70.83%) TCP/IP
6 17 (70.83%) DNS
7 6 (25.00%) CentOS
8 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 3 (12.50%) Ruby
9 3 (12.50%) Puppet
9 3 (12.50%) SIEM
9 3 (12.50%) Docker
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
10 2 (8.33%) Grafana
10 2 (8.33%) Web Operations
10 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (8.33%) VMware Server

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) DNS
1 17 (70.83%) LDAP
1 17 (70.83%) SMTP
1 17 (70.83%) SNMP
1 17 (70.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Hardware Specialist
1 6 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
2 5 (20.83%) Splunk Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Splunk Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) CSS
1 18 (75.00%) HTML
1 18 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Web Operations
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Microservices
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Python
2 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Grafana
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.17%) Mesos
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Splunk
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle