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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 189 190 206
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 14 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 1.01% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
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£500 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £360 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £213
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+196.87% -
Ubuntu
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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
1187 1281 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.29% 21.73% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 948 953
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 76
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Puppet
3 14 (66.67%) Python
4 10 (47.62%) VMware
5 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
6 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
6 8 (38.10%) Perl
6 8 (38.10%) Ruby
6 8 (38.10%) CentOS
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (33.33%) PHP
7 7 (33.33%) MySQL
7 7 (33.33%) DevOps
7 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) LAMP
9 5 (23.81%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) ZABBIX
9 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (23.81%) Drupal
9 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 5 (23.81%) UNIX
9 5 (23.81%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) Apache
1 5 (23.81%) Drupal
2 4 (19.05%) nginx
3 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.52%) Jetty
4 2 (9.52%) Mule ESB
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 3 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) PCoIP
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
3 2 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) Grunt
2 4 (19.05%) SonarQube
3 3 (14.29%) Gerrit
4 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
4 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.76%) Ant
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Gradle
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
1 5 (23.81%) LAMP
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) jQuery
2 4 (19.05%) Sass
2 4 (19.05%) LESS
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (9.52%) Django
4 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) WebSockets
5 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
5 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Tandem
1 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) CentOS
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Debian
6 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 2 (9.52%) SUSE
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) HPUX
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.52%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 8 (38.10%) Ruby
3 8 (38.10%) Perl
4 7 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (23.81%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) F#
8 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.76%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) RHCE
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) vCloud
3 2 (9.52%) Docker
3 2 (9.52%) Varnish
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
3 2 (9.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) Puppet
2 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (23.81%) ZABBIX
4 4 (19.05%) HAProxy
5 3 (14.29%) Ansible
5 3 (14.29%) Salt
6 2 (9.52%) Kibana
6 2 (9.52%) Rundeck
6 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
6 2 (9.52%) logstash
6 2 (9.52%) CA LISA
6 2 (9.52%) WSUS
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) CA
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 2 (9.52%) Google
5 2 (9.52%) Pega
5 2 (9.52%) Coverity
5 2 (9.52%) Akamai
5 2 (9.52%) AppDynamics
6 1 (4.76%) Facebook
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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