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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 181 210 202
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 19 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 0.92% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 9
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£450 £306 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.93% -20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £163 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £446 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
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
1329 1623 1522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.67% 22.57% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1108 1016
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 20 (62.50%) Puppet
2 20 (62.50%) DevOps
3 17 (53.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (50.00%) CentOS
4 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
6 12 (37.50%) Java
6 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
8 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
8 9 (28.13%) Python
8 9 (28.13%) Debian
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.00%) Nagios
9 8 (25.00%) Open Source
10 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
10 7 (21.88%) MCollective
10 7 (21.88%) Maven
11 6 (18.75%) UNIX
11 6 (18.75%) MySQL
11 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
12 5 (15.63%) Build Automation
12 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
12 5 (15.63%) Ruby
12 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (15.63%) Scrum
13 4 (12.50%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
1 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.50%) Confluence
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.13%) Gunicorn
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) IMAP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.13%) MRTG
2 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
3 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.38%) Couchbase
6 2 (6.25%) Big Data
6 2 (6.25%) CouchDB
7 1 (3.13%) HBase
7 1 (3.13%) Redis
7 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
3 7 (21.88%) Maven
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (9.38%) Subversion
6 2 (6.25%) FishEye
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.13%) TestNG
7 1 (3.13%) DbUnit
7 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Ant
7 1 (3.13%) JUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Behat
7 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.13%) Grunt
General
1 2 (6.25%) Advertising
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (25.00%) Administrator
1 8 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) MCollective
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) RESTful
4 2 (6.25%) LAMP
4 2 (6.25%) Spring
4 2 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) JSLint
5 1 (3.13%) Laravel
5 1 (3.13%) Sass
5 1 (3.13%) LESS
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.13%) Symfony
5 1 (3.13%) Zend Framework
5 1 (3.13%) Django
5 1 (3.13%) GWT
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.13%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (50.00%) CentOS
4 9 (28.13%) Debian
5 6 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (9.38%) Fedora
7 2 (6.25%) AIX
7 2 (6.25%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) DevOps
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Build Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Release Management
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Fault Management
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) SOA
8 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Workflow
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) C
8 1 (3.13%) Korn
8 1 (3.13%) BeanShell
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) NFS
2 3 (9.38%) KVM
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) XenServer
3 2 (6.25%) Squid
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) Dovecot
4 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.13%) Postfix
4 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 20 (62.50%) Puppet
2 8 (25.00%) Nagios
3 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.38%) logstash
5 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
5 2 (6.25%) Cacti
5 2 (6.25%) Ganglia
6 1 (3.13%) Capistrano
6 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.13%) StatsD
6 1 (3.13%) Ansible
6 1 (3.13%) Kibana
6 1 (3.13%) RANCID
6 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Zend
4 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
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