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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
London / City of London
Rank 143 142 179
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +37
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 10 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 1.07% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 13
Median daily rate £400 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £343 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +208.00%

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
651 655 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.49% 21.27% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 480 871
Median daily rate £450 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 44
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.30 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Python
2 17 (65.38%) DevOps
3 15 (57.69%) Puppet
4 14 (53.85%) Docker
5 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
7 11 (42.31%) Ansible
7 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
8 10 (38.46%) Perl
8 10 (38.46%) Java
8 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
9 9 (34.62%) CentOS
9 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (34.62%) MySQL
9 9 (34.62%) Apache
10 8 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (30.77%) Web Operations
11 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
11 7 (26.92%) PHP
11 7 (26.92%) Windows
11 7 (26.92%) VMware
11 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (26.92%) nginx
12 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 6 (23.08%) Hudson
12 6 (23.08%) Ruby
12 6 (23.08%) VPN

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 9 (34.62%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) nginx
3 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
4 3 (11.54%) Mule ESB
5 2 (7.69%) JBoss
6 1 (3.85%) CMS
6 1 (3.85%) ColdFusion
6 1 (3.85%) IIS
6 1 (3.85%) Jetty
6 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.85%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) GitHub
3 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
1 6 (23.08%) VPN
2 4 (15.38%) SSL
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) IPsec
3 3 (11.54%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (7.69%) DMZ
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) SNMP
5 1 (3.85%) SSH
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (34.62%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Redis
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Hudson
3 3 (11.54%) Gerrit
3 3 (11.54%) Mercurial
4 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.85%) GitLab
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Games
1 1 (3.85%) Law
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) LAMP
2 5 (19.23%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) JSON
3 4 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (11.54%) ELK Stack
4 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (11.54%) RSS
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) XML
4 3 (11.54%) XSLT
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) Django
6 1 (3.85%) Dojo
6 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) PKI
1 3 (11.54%) Web 2.0
2 2 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Physics
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) CentOS
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) Debian
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) DevOps
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (30.77%) Web Operations
5 6 (23.08%) Security Hardening
6 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 4 (15.38%) OOP
8 3 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) Analytics
9 2 (7.69%) OO
9 2 (7.69%) OWASP
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (7.69%) Procedural Programming
9 2 (7.69%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
9 2 (7.69%) Service Management
9 2 (7.69%) Web Development
10 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 10 (38.46%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) Perl
4 7 (26.92%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) C
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) Xen
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) vCloud
5 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Puppet
2 11 (42.31%) Ansible
3 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
4 6 (23.08%) Terraform
5 5 (19.23%) Kibana
5 5 (19.23%) logstash
6 4 (15.38%) HAProxy
6 4 (15.38%) Nagios
7 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (11.54%) ZABBIX
8 2 (7.69%) Rundeck
8 2 (7.69%) Salt
9 1 (3.85%) Mesos
9 1 (3.85%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Dell
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Black Duck
5 2 (7.69%) Google
5 2 (7.69%) Sonatype
5 2 (7.69%) Veracode
6 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) SaltStack