The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 188 203 195
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 1.10% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 13
Average daily rate
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£500 £268 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.91% -46.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £336
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1286 1455 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.08% 20.47% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 988 976
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 91
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £54.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Ubuntu
London

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) DevOps
3 17 (62.96%) Puppet
4 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
5 15 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
7 12 (44.44%) Bash Shell
7 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
8 11 (40.74%) Java
8 11 (40.74%) CentOS
9 10 (37.04%) Python
10 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
10 8 (29.63%) JIRA
10 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (25.93%) OpenStack
11 7 (25.93%) Ruby
11 7 (25.93%) Debian
12 6 (22.22%) Nagios
12 6 (22.22%) UNIX
12 6 (22.22%) KVM
12 6 (22.22%) Confluence
12 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
13 5 (18.52%) RESTful
13 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
13 5 (18.52%) Apache
13 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
13 5 (18.52%) Service Management
13 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
13 5 (18.52%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (25.93%) OpenStack
2 6 (22.22%) Confluence
3 5 (18.52%) Apache
3 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.70%) MRTG
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) NetScreen
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.70%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.81%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) HBase
5 1 (3.70%) Redis
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.70%) KDB
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
2 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
3 8 (29.63%) JIRA
4 4 (14.81%) Maven
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) FishEye
6 1 (3.70%) Behat
6 1 (3.70%) DbUnit
6 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (33.33%) Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) RESTful
2 4 (14.81%) LAMP
2 4 (14.81%) MCollective
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) Symfony
4 1 (3.70%) Zend Framework
4 1 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) wxWidgets
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) Yii
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) Laravel
4 1 (3.70%) CORBA
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Xerces
4 1 (3.70%) Xalan
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (40.74%) CentOS
4 7 (25.93%) Debian
5 6 (22.22%) UNIX
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) AIX
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris
7 2 (7.41%) Fedora
8 1 (3.70%) SUSE
8 1 (3.70%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
4 4 (14.81%) Release Management
4 4 (14.81%) Fault Management
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Build Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Security
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 11 (40.74%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) Ruby
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) Korn
7 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) C
8 1 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.70%) Lisp
8 1 (3.70%) PHP5
8 1 (3.70%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) KVM
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) NFS
5 2 (7.41%) Squid
5 2 (7.41%) Sendmail
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.70%) OpenSSH
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.70%) Dovecot
6 1 (3.70%) Xen
6 1 (3.70%) qmail
6 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Puppet
2 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (22.22%) Nagios
4 4 (14.81%) Ganglia
5 1 (3.70%) Capistrano
5 1 (3.70%) Nessus
5 1 (3.70%) Cacti
5 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Zend
4 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Nokia
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) Qualys
5 1 (3.70%) Akamai
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
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