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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 121 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.12% 0.93% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £368 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.40
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
534 643 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.41% 25.13% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 308 316
Average daily rate £345 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 125 113
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +11 4 £360 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £420 - 2
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) CentOS
3 11 (68.75%) Bash Shell
3 11 (68.75%) Unix
3 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
4 10 (62.50%) Solaris
4 10 (62.50%) Perl
4 10 (62.50%) Puppet
5 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) CFEngine
10 2 (12.50%) Spring
10 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (12.50%) nginx
10 2 (12.50%) VoIP
10 2 (12.50%) Java
10 2 (12.50%) MySQL
10 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
10 2 (12.50%) ITSM
10 2 (12.50%) DevOps
10 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
11 1 (6.25%) New Relic
11 1 (6.25%) Docker

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (62.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (37.50%) Administrator
4 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) CentOS
3 11 (68.75%) Unix
4 10 (62.50%) Solaris
5 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Bash Shell
2 10 (62.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) CFEngine
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.25%) Bacula
4 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.25%) New Relic