The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
England / East of England
Rank 119 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.77% 0.91% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £413 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £38.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-53.24% +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 East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
520 549 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.39% 23.85% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 277 347
Median daily rate £350 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £146 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 121 123
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.68 £42.10
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 East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the East of England region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the East of England region.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £425 +18.05% 1
Essex - 1 £400 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 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 East of England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Docker
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (43.75%) HTTP
5 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
5 6 (37.50%) PaaS
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (37.50%) Node.js
5 6 (37.50%) REST
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) IaaS
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) Python
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) JSON
7 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) CentOS
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
8 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (18.75%) Twisted
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (18.75%) VMware

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) IaaS
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (37.50%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) AMQP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Node.js
1 6 (37.50%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (18.75%) Twisted
3 3 (18.75%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) Kafka
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
4 4 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
1 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Go
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) HAProxy
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Consul
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Acronis
2 2 (12.50%) Lotus
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Intel