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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 185 214 210
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 13 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 1.01% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £163 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £328 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £235 £335
% change year-on-year
+64.89% -29.85%
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 £150.00 - £21.00
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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
1304 1581 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.55% 21.46% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 1064 1014
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 84
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £42.50 £25.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) DevOps
3 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
3 19 (63.33%) Puppet
4 18 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (50.00%) Java
6 14 (46.67%) CentOS
6 14 (46.67%) Bash Shell
6 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
7 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
8 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (26.67%) Nagios
9 8 (26.67%) Python
9 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (26.67%) JIRA
10 7 (23.33%) MCollective
10 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
11 6 (20.00%) Confluence
11 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
11 6 (20.00%) KVM
11 6 (20.00%) Maven
11 6 (20.00%) Debian
11 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (20.00%) Ruby
11 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
12 5 (16.67%) Service Management
12 5 (16.67%) Perl
12 5 (16.67%) Atlassian
12 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (20.00%) Confluence
1 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.33%) TorqueBox
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (3.33%) MRTG
2 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.33%) Multicast
2 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) IMAP
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) SMTP
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.33%) MySQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.33%) KDB
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) HBase
5 1 (3.33%) Redis
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (26.67%) JIRA
4 6 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (6.67%) FishEye
5 2 (6.67%) JUnit
5 2 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (3.33%) Ant
6 1 (3.33%) JMeter
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.33%) TestNG
6 1 (3.33%) Behat
6 1 (3.33%) DbUnit
6 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
1 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) MCollective
2 5 (16.67%) RESTful
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) LAMP
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.33%) Xerces
5 1 (3.33%) Xalan
5 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.33%) Symfony
5 1 (3.33%) Zend Framework
5 1 (3.33%) wxWidgets
5 1 (3.33%) CORBA
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) Yii
5 1 (3.33%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Open Source
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (46.67%) CentOS
4 6 (20.00%) Debian
5 4 (13.33%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Windows
6 3 (10.00%) AIX
6 3 (10.00%) Fedora
7 2 (6.67%) Solaris
8 1 (3.33%) SUSE
8 1 (3.33%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.33%) SOA
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.33%) Release Management
5 4 (13.33%) Fault Management
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Workflow
7 1 (3.33%) OOP
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (26.67%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
5 5 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (6.67%) SQL
8 2 (6.67%) C
8 2 (6.67%) Korn
9 1 (3.33%) C-shell
9 1 (3.33%) BeanShell
9 1 (3.33%) C#
9 1 (3.33%) C++
9 1 (3.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) KVM
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) NFS
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Sendmail
4 2 (6.67%) Squid
5 1 (3.33%) Xen
5 1 (3.33%) qmail
5 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) Snort
5 1 (3.33%) XenServer
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.33%) OpenSSH
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) Puppet
2 8 (26.67%) Nagios
3 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (13.33%) Ganglia
5 3 (10.00%) logstash
6 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
7 1 (3.33%) Cacti
7 1 (3.33%) Nessus
7 1 (3.33%) Capistrano
7 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.33%) Kibana
7 1 (3.33%) RANCID
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Nokia
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) Qualys
5 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.33%) Akamai
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) Tripwire
5 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.33%) Zend
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