The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 405 475 487
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +12
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 194 88 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.60% 0.80% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 64 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+27.08% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £150.00 £31.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+380.00% -13.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+275.00% +11.11%
Ubuntu
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12121 11058 10582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.74% 23.08% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7222 6309 5660
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1097 1006 1019
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in England

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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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
London +51 126 £413 +10.00% 31
South West -17 18 £450 - 7
South East -10 15 £400 +19.40% 17
Yorkshire +4 13 £225 +20.00% 8
East of England -8 9 £355 - 9
East Midlands - 7 £313 - 4
North West - 3 - - 2
North East -38 2 £225 -30.76%
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 6
Midlands - - - -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 282 (85.20%) Linux
2 179 (54.08%) DevOps
3 177 (53.47%) CentOS
4 154 (46.53%) Puppet
5 129 (38.97%) Python
6 119 (35.95%) Java
7 115 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (34.44%) Jenkins
9 110 (33.23%) Git (software)
10 105 (31.72%) Red Hat
11 100 (30.21%) Ruby
12 98 (29.61%) Bash Shell
13 97 (29.31%) Opscode Chef
13 97 (29.31%) VMware
14 84 (25.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 84 (25.38%) Continuous Integration
15 79 (23.87%) Apache
16 78 (23.56%) MySQL
17 74 (22.36%) Debian
18 72 (21.75%) PHP
19 69 (20.85%) Perl
20 60 (18.13%) MongoDB
20 60 (18.13%) Open Source
21 58 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
21 58 (17.52%) Nagios
21 58 (17.52%) Windows
22 57 (17.22%) Maven
23 51 (15.41%) UNIX
24 50 (15.11%) Splunk
25 49 (14.80%) LAMP

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 79 (23.87%) Apache
2 34 (10.27%) nginx
3 29 (8.76%) OpenStack
4 15 (4.53%) Confluence
5 14 (4.23%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.72%) Node.js
6 9 (2.72%) MediaWiki
7 7 (2.11%) JBoss
8 6 (1.81%) IIS
8 6 (1.81%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.51%) Drupal
10 3 (0.91%) Gunicorn
10 3 (0.91%) WordPress
10 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.91%) Moodle
11 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Magento
1 3 (0.91%) Shopify
2 2 (0.60%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.72%) PaaS
3 6 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.91%) SaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.60%) Joyent
8 1 (0.30%) Route 53
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.69%) Firewall
2 33 (9.97%) LDAP
2 33 (9.97%) SAN
3 26 (7.85%) WAN
4 25 (7.55%) TCP/IP
5 24 (7.25%) VPN
5 24 (7.25%) HTTP
5 24 (7.25%) LAN
6 23 (6.95%) Internet
7 14 (4.23%) DNS
8 11 (3.32%) Network Security
9 10 (3.02%) iSCSI
9 10 (3.02%) OSPF
9 10 (3.02%) BGP
10 9 (2.72%) EIGRP
10 9 (2.72%) IPsec
10 9 (2.72%) IPv6
11 5 (1.51%) VLAN
11 5 (1.51%) NAS
12 4 (1.21%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (23.56%) MySQL
2 60 (18.13%) MongoDB
3 47 (14.20%) NoSQL
4 46 (13.90%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (5.14%) Redis
7 15 (4.53%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.81%) MariaDB
8 6 (1.81%) Big Data
9 5 (1.51%) Couchbase
9 5 (1.51%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.21%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.91%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.91%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 114 (34.44%) Jenkins
2 110 (33.23%) Git (software)
3 57 (17.22%) Maven
4 28 (8.46%) Hudson
5 25 (7.55%) Subversion
6 21 (6.34%) JIRA
7 8 (2.42%) Selenium
7 8 (2.42%) Artifactory
8 7 (2.11%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.21%) Gerrit
9 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.21%) Behat
9 4 (1.21%) Ant
9 4 (1.21%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.21%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.91%) TestNG
10 3 (0.91%) JMeter
10 3 (0.91%) JUnit
11 2 (0.60%) Zend Studio
11 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (3.93%) Games
2 9 (2.72%) Finance
3 4 (1.21%) Publishing
4 3 (0.91%) Advertising
4 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (0.91%) Banking
5 2 (0.60%) Retail
5 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.30%) Billing
6 1 (0.30%) Electronics
6 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (35.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (19.34%) Developer
3 57 (17.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 43 (12.99%) Administrator
4 43 (12.99%) Linux Engineer
5 37 (11.18%) Systems Administrator
6 31 (9.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 25 (7.55%) Python Developer
8 23 (6.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (6.95%) Linux Administrator
9 18 (5.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 13 (3.93%) Software Engineer
10 13 (3.93%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.93%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.32%) Analyst
12 10 (3.02%) Python Software Engineer
13 9 (2.72%) DevOps Administrator
13 9 (2.72%) Operations Engineer
13 9 (2.72%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (2.72%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.80%) LAMP
2 30 (9.06%) RabbitMQ
3 27 (8.16%) Web Services
3 27 (8.16%) XML
4 23 (6.95%) MCollective
5 20 (6.04%) CSS
6 19 (5.74%) JSON
7 18 (5.44%) HTML
8 17 (5.14%) jQuery
9 16 (4.83%) Twisted
10 14 (4.23%) RESTful
11 12 (3.63%) Django
12 10 (3.02%) .NET
13 8 (2.42%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (2.42%) Spring
14 7 (2.11%) HTML5
14 7 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (1.81%) REST
15 6 (1.81%) Laravel
16 5 (1.51%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.13%) Open Source
2 20 (6.04%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.63%) Replication
4 10 (3.02%) Clustering
5 9 (2.72%) Wiki
5 9 (2.72%) NHS
5 9 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.81%) Online Games
8 5 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.91%) User Experience
10 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.91%) EFT
10 3 (0.91%) VLE
11 2 (0.60%) STB
11 2 (0.60%) iSeries
11 2 (0.60%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 282 (85.20%) Linux
2 177 (53.47%) CentOS
3 84 (25.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 74 (22.36%) Debian
5 58 (17.52%) Windows
6 51 (15.41%) UNIX
7 37 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (7.25%) Windows XP
10 14 (4.23%) Solaris
11 10 (3.02%) AIX
12 9 (2.72%) Fedora
13 4 (1.21%) Android
13 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.21%) SmartOS
14 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.91%) Scientific Linux
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (54.08%) DevOps
2 115 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (25.38%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (13.90%) Build Automation
5 40 (12.08%) Scrum
6 39 (11.78%) Configuration Management
6 39 (11.78%) Load Balancing
7 29 (8.76%) Workflow
8 28 (8.46%) OO
9 27 (8.16%) Software Engineering
10 26 (7.85%) Service Management
11 25 (7.55%) ITIL
12 21 (6.34%) Kanban
13 20 (6.04%) Incident Management
14 19 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (5.44%) Service Delivery
16 14 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
17 12 (3.63%) Data Modelling
18 11 (3.32%) Change Management
19 8 (2.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 129 (38.97%) Python
2 119 (35.95%) Java
3 100 (30.21%) Ruby
4 98 (29.61%) Bash Shell
5 72 (21.75%) PHP
6 69 (20.85%) Perl
7 42 (12.69%) JavaScript
8 38 (11.48%) SQL
9 33 (9.97%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.81%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.81%) Scala
10 6 (1.81%) Golang
11 4 (1.21%) C++
11 4 (1.21%) PHP5
11 4 (1.21%) C
12 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.91%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.60%) C#
13 2 (0.60%) Erlang
13 2 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 47 (14.20%) Security Cleared
2 37 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.93%) CCNA
4 6 (1.81%) Degree
5 2 (0.60%) LPIC
5 2 (0.60%) RHCE
5 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.30%) RHCT
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.23%) SLA
2 2 (0.60%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) HL7
3 1 (0.30%) DICOM
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (9.97%) XenServer
3 26 (7.85%) Samba
4 21 (6.34%) VMware Server
4 21 (6.34%) vCloud
5 20 (6.04%) Postfix
6 19 (5.74%) Docker
7 14 (4.23%) NFS
8 12 (3.63%) Active Directory
9 8 (2.42%) Sendmail
10 7 (2.11%) Squid
11 5 (1.51%) Hyper-V
12 4 (1.21%) vSphere
12 4 (1.21%) Xen
13 3 (0.91%) KVM
14 2 (0.60%) Ceph
14 2 (0.60%) LXC
14 2 (0.60%) Firmware
14 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 154 (46.53%) Puppet
2 97 (29.31%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (17.52%) Nagios
4 39 (11.78%) ZABBIX
5 30 (9.06%) Salt
6 23 (6.95%) Zenoss
7 21 (6.34%) Kibana
7 21 (6.34%) Ansible
8 17 (5.14%) Graylog2
9 9 (2.72%) HAProxy
10 7 (2.11%) logstash
11 5 (1.51%) Capistrano
11 5 (1.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (1.21%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.60%) YUM
13 2 (0.60%) SCCM
13 2 (0.60%) SCOM
14 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 105 (31.72%) Red Hat
2 97 (29.31%) VMware
3 50 (15.11%) Splunk
4 24 (7.25%) Citrix
5 17 (5.14%) Oracle
5 17 (5.14%) Perforce
6 14 (4.23%) Microsoft
7 9 (2.72%) HP
7 9 (2.72%) Zend
8 5 (1.51%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.51%) Google
9 4 (1.21%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.91%) Atmel
10 3 (0.91%) Cisco
10 3 (0.91%) Dell
10 3 (0.91%) EMC
10 3 (0.91%) NetApp
11 2 (0.60%) New Relic
11 2 (0.60%) Scality
11 2 (0.60%) Rackspace
Oxford, Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400 - 575
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £8 to £10 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per month
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400 - 600
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-450 Per Day
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago