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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
London / City of London
Rank 146 145 184
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +39
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 1.16% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £395 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £525 £445
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 £16.38 £8.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+92.64% -67.92%

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
641 690 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.63% 21.58% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 517 901
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 38
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.03 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) DevOps
3 11 (55.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (45.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Puppet
5 8 (40.00%) Docker
5 8 (40.00%) CentOS
5 8 (40.00%) Apache
5 8 (40.00%) MySQL
6 7 (35.00%) Perl
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (35.00%) nginx
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) Ansible
6 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) PHP
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) LAMP
8 5 (25.00%) VPN
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 5 (25.00%) logstash
8 5 (25.00%) Kibana
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 8 (40.00%) Apache
2 7 (35.00%) nginx
3 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) Mule ESB
5 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (5.00%) CMS
6 1 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (5.00%) Jetty
6 1 (5.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) DMZ
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) IPsec
4 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 2 (10.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (40.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (10.00%) Redis
5 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Gerrit
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Hudson
2 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) GitLab
General
1 1 (5.00%) Law
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) LAMP
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) JSON
2 4 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (15.00%) RSS
3 3 (15.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) XSLT
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) CherryPy
5 1 (5.00%) Dojo
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js
5 1 (5.00%) PostGIS
5 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Fintech
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) CentOS
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Debian
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) DevOps
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Security Hardening
6 3 (15.00%) Web Operations
7 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (10.00%) Network Design
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) OWASP
7 2 (10.00%) Procedural Programming
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
8 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Docker
2 4 (20.00%) Xen
3 3 (15.00%) vCloud
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 7 (35.00%) Ansible
3 5 (25.00%) Kibana
3 5 (25.00%) logstash
4 4 (20.00%) HAProxy
4 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (15.00%) Nagios
5 3 (15.00%) Terraform
5 3 (15.00%) ZABBIX
6 2 (10.00%) OpenIDM
6 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (10.00%) Rundeck
6 2 (10.00%) Salt
7 1 (5.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) Black Duck
4 2 (10.00%) ForgeRock
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Sonatype
4 2 (10.00%) Veracode
5 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
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