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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 114 128 140
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 16 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 1.94% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Median daily rate £375 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £23.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -84.33%
Ubuntu
England

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
555 619 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.58% 21.83% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 275 404
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 103 125
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +21 10 - - 4
Norfolk - 3 - -
Essex +5 2 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £438 - 3
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) Docker
5 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
5 9 (39.13%) Python
5 9 (39.13%) CentOS
6 8 (34.78%) DevOps
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (30.43%) HTTP
8 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) vSphere
8 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
8 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) IaaS
9 5 (21.74%) Puppet
9 5 (21.74%) Node.js
9 5 (21.74%) REST
9 5 (21.74%) PaaS
9 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
9 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
10 4 (17.39%) HP
10 4 (17.39%) Dell
10 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 4 (17.39%) Apache
10 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 4 (17.39%) VPN

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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 16 (69.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (21.74%) IaaS
3 5 (21.74%) PaaS
4 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) VLAN
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) AMQP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Node.js
1 5 (21.74%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) JSON
3 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (13.04%) Twisted
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Kafka
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) CentOS
4 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.04%) Debian
8 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
4 3 (13.04%) Security Hardening
4 3 (13.04%) Web Operations
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Server Patching
5 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Go
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Docker
2 6 (26.09%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 4 (17.39%) SCCM
3 4 (17.39%) WSUS
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) Consul
5 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Dell
3 4 (17.39%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Veeam
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Intel