The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 144 180 195
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +15
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 9 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.36% 0.68% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Average daily rate £475 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.40
Ubuntu
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
664 1169 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.11% 22.74% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 889 847
Average daily rate £433 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 46
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.63 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the City of London region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the City of London region.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) Puppet
3 15 (62.50%) DevOps
3 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
5 13 (54.17%) Python
6 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (50.00%) Ruby
6 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (45.83%) CentOS
7 11 (45.83%) Perl
8 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (29.17%) Web Operations
10 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (29.17%) VMware
10 7 (29.17%) Java
10 7 (29.17%) Apache
11 6 (25.00%) MySQL
11 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (25.00%) Debian
11 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (25.00%) nginx
11 6 (25.00%) Ansible
12 5 (20.83%) Docker
12 5 (20.83%) Hudson
12 5 (20.83%) Security Hardening

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.50%) Drupal
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) WordPress
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) Confluence
5 1 (4.17%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (4.17%) MediaWiki
5 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) SAS
5 1 (4.17%) SugarCRM
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.33%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (8.33%) IaaS
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) BGP
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) OSPF
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) IGRP
4 1 (4.17%) IPv6
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
1 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) Pentaho
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.83%) Hudson
4 3 (12.50%) Subversion
5 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 2 (8.33%) Selenium
5 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.17%) Grunt
6 1 (4.17%) gulp
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) LAMP
1 4 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (12.50%) MCollective
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (4.17%) Laravel
4 1 (4.17%) POSIX
4 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Sass
4 1 (4.17%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) CentOS
3 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Debian
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 3 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.17%) CoreOS
7 1 (4.17%) Fedora
7 1 (4.17%) Solaris
7 1 (4.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (62.50%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (29.17%) Web Operations
5 5 (20.83%) Security Hardening
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Build Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.33%) B2B
8 2 (8.33%) High Availability
8 2 (8.33%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) Change Management
9 1 (4.17%) CRM
9 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
1 13 (54.17%) Python
2 12 (50.00%) Ruby
3 11 (45.83%) Perl
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) Go
8 1 (4.17%) C
8 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.17%) Jython
8 1 (4.17%) Korn
8 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Docker
3 2 (8.33%) iptables
3 2 (8.33%) KVM
3 2 (8.33%) Postfix
3 2 (8.33%) Samba
3 2 (8.33%) vCloud
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) Ceph
4 1 (4.17%) Dovecot
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
4 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.17%) Squid
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) Puppet
2 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (25.00%) Ansible
4 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 3 (12.50%) ZABBIX
6 2 (8.33%) Mesos
7 1 (4.17%) Cacti
7 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
7 1 (4.17%) Nagios
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (4.17%) Packer
7 1 (4.17%) RANCID
7 1 (4.17%) systemd
7 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Dell KACE
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Supermicro
5 1 (4.17%) Talend
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago