The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 409 434 447
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +13
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 230 183 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 1.63% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 126 109
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £26.75 £47.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.68% +183.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £31.25 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £18.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £47.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-43.68% +196.87%
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
11228 11206 11022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.49% 21.72% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7212 6748 6350
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 871 955
Median hourly rate £16.22 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
London +27 127 £500 +17.64% 36
South East +25 40 £400 -5.88% 14
Yorkshire -1 22 £463 +54.16% 2
West Midlands -33 12 £400 +14.28%
East of England +24 10 £350 +84.21% 2
East Midlands +5 10 £350 -14.00% 6
North West -3 6 £500 +5.26% 3
North East - 2 £325 -
South West -10 1 £550 +83.33% 2
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 401 (100.00%) Linux
2 221 (55.11%) DevOps
3 220 (54.86%) CentOS
4 178 (44.39%) Puppet
5 163 (40.65%) Red Hat
6 137 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (33.42%) Amazon AWS
7 134 (33.42%) Jenkins
8 130 (32.42%) Python
9 119 (29.68%) Windows
10 116 (28.93%) VMware
11 115 (28.68%) Bash Shell
12 114 (28.43%) Git (software)
13 105 (26.18%) Ansible
14 102 (25.44%) Opscode Chef
15 97 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 97 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
16 92 (22.94%) Java
16 92 (22.94%) MySQL
17 85 (21.20%) Ruby
18 84 (20.95%) Perl
19 76 (18.95%) Configuration Management
20 74 (18.45%) Apache
21 73 (18.20%) Security Cleared
22 69 (17.21%) PostgreSQL
23 67 (16.71%) VMware Infrastructure
24 64 (15.96%) Docker
24 64 (15.96%) OpenStack
24 64 (15.96%) DNS
25 62 (15.46%) Microsoft

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in 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 74 (18.45%) Apache
2 64 (15.96%) OpenStack
3 50 (12.47%) Confluence
4 40 (9.98%) Tomcat
5 39 (9.73%) nginx
6 25 (6.23%) JBoss
7 15 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.74%) Mule ESB
9 6 (1.50%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.25%) Jetty
10 5 (1.25%) MediaWiki
10 5 (1.25%) SAS
11 4 (1.00%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (1.00%) IIS
11 4 (1.00%) WildFly
11 4 (1.00%) WordPress
12 3 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 134 (33.42%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.49%) GitHub
4 16 (3.99%) PaaS
5 12 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.24%) Amazon S3
6 9 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.50%) Google Apps
8 5 (1.25%) DigitalOcean
8 5 (1.25%) Office 365
9 4 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (1.00%) Route 53
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.75%) Engine Yard
10 3 (0.75%) Heroku
10 3 (0.75%) IaaS
10 3 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (15.96%) DNS
2 48 (11.97%) VPN
3 36 (8.98%) Firewall
4 35 (8.73%) DHCP
5 29 (7.23%) LDAP
6 27 (6.73%) SAN
7 26 (6.48%) HTTP
8 23 (5.74%) IPsec
8 23 (5.74%) iSCSI
9 19 (4.74%) TCP/IP
10 16 (3.99%) IPv6
11 15 (3.74%) BGP
11 15 (3.74%) SMTP
12 14 (3.49%) LAN
12 14 (3.49%) WAN
13 12 (2.99%) DMZ
14 11 (2.74%) Reverse Proxy
14 11 (2.74%) Software-Defined Networking
15 10 (2.49%) IPv4
16 9 (2.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (22.94%) MySQL
2 69 (17.21%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (12.97%) MongoDB
4 37 (9.23%) NoSQL
5 24 (5.99%) Redis
6 21 (5.24%) SQL Server
7 17 (4.24%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.99%) Big Data
9 15 (3.74%) Relational Database
10 13 (3.24%) HBase
11 9 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.50%) CloverETL
13 6 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.50%) MariaDB
14 4 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 134 (33.42%) Jenkins
2 114 (28.43%) Git (software)
3 53 (13.22%) JIRA
4 28 (6.98%) Hudson
5 15 (3.74%) Cucumber
5 15 (3.74%) SonarQube
5 15 (3.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (3.74%) Subversion
6 14 (3.49%) Gerrit
7 13 (3.24%) Artifactory
7 13 (3.24%) Maven
8 11 (2.74%) JIRA Agile
8 11 (2.74%) Mercurial
9 10 (2.49%) Selenium
10 9 (2.24%) Vagrant
11 8 (2.00%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.75%) Geb
12 7 (1.75%) JUnit
12 7 (1.75%) Spock
13 6 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (4.99%) Publishing
2 15 (3.74%) Marketing
3 13 (3.24%) Finance
4 8 (2.00%) Back Office
4 8 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.50%) Banking
6 5 (1.25%) Games
6 5 (1.25%) Retail
7 4 (1.00%) Advertising
8 3 (0.75%) Electronics
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 145 (36.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 90 (22.44%) Linux Engineer
3 66 (16.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 57 (14.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 54 (13.47%) AWS Engineer
6 51 (12.72%) AWS DevOps
7 46 (11.47%) Administrator
8 40 (9.98%) Developer
9 39 (9.73%) Systems Administrator
10 31 (7.73%) Linux Administrator
11 30 (7.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 26 (6.48%) Consultant
13 25 (6.23%) Senior DevOps
13 25 (6.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 24 (5.99%) Java Developer
15 17 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (4.24%) Support Engineer
16 16 (3.99%) Operations Engineer
17 14 (3.49%) Windows Engineer
18 11 (2.74%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.72%) Web Services
2 34 (8.48%) LAMP
3 25 (6.23%) RabbitMQ
4 23 (5.74%) CSS
5 22 (5.49%) RESTful
6 21 (5.24%) Node.js
6 21 (5.24%) XML
7 19 (4.74%) LEMP Stack
8 17 (4.24%) LAPP Stack
9 15 (3.74%) ELK Stack
9 15 (3.74%) HTML
10 14 (3.49%) .NET
10 14 (3.49%) REST
11 13 (3.24%) Spring
12 12 (2.99%) J2EE
13 11 (2.74%) Spring Boot
14 10 (2.49%) AngularJS
14 10 (2.49%) Apache Camel
14 10 (2.49%) HTML5
15 9 (2.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.23%) Public Cloud
2 21 (5.24%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.99%) Enterprise Cloud
6 12 (2.99%) Clustering
7 10 (2.49%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.49%) User Experience
8 8 (2.00%) PKI
9 6 (1.50%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.50%) NHS
10 5 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.25%) Online Games
10 5 (1.25%) Wiki
11 4 (1.00%) Blog
11 4 (1.00%) Derivative
11 4 (1.00%) Digital TV
11 4 (1.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 401 (100.00%) Linux
2 220 (54.86%) CentOS
3 119 (29.68%) Windows
4 97 (24.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (12.72%) Windows Server
6 42 (10.47%) Debian
7 40 (9.98%) Unix
8 25 (6.23%) Fedora
9 23 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (4.99%) Windows 8
11 19 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (2.99%) Windows 10
14 11 (2.74%) Windows 7
15 7 (1.75%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.50%) Android
16 6 (1.50%) Solaris
17 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
17 5 (1.25%) SUSE
17 5 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (55.11%) DevOps
2 137 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (18.95%) Configuration Management
5 62 (15.46%) Continuous Delivery
6 58 (14.46%) Open Source
7 47 (11.72%) Scrum
8 35 (8.73%) Workflow
9 31 (7.73%) Load Balancing
10 27 (6.73%) ITIL
10 27 (6.73%) Software Engineering
11 25 (6.23%) TDD
11 25 (6.23%) Web Operations
12 23 (5.74%) High Availability
13 21 (5.24%) SOA
14 19 (4.74%) Security Hardening
15 17 (4.24%) SDLC
16 16 (3.99%) Service Management
17 15 (3.74%) Release Management
18 14 (3.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 130 (32.42%) Python
2 115 (28.68%) Bash Shell
3 92 (22.94%) Java
4 85 (21.20%) Ruby
5 84 (20.95%) Perl
6 60 (14.96%) PHP
7 27 (6.73%) C++
7 27 (6.73%) SQL
8 26 (6.48%) C
9 21 (5.24%) Groovy
9 21 (5.24%) PowerShell
10 19 (4.74%) JavaScript
10 19 (4.74%) Shell Script
11 18 (4.49%) C#
12 12 (2.99%) VBScript
13 11 (2.74%) VB
14 9 (2.24%) Korn
15 5 (1.25%) Scala
16 3 (0.75%) Go
17 2 (0.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 73 (18.20%) Security Cleared
2 59 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.23%) Degree
4 19 (4.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (4.49%) MCSE
5 18 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (3.74%) MCSA
7 14 (3.49%) CCNP
8 11 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.24%) CCNA
10 7 (1.75%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.50%) MCSD
12 5 (1.25%) AWS Certification
13 4 (1.00%) RHCE
14 3 (0.75%) ACMT
14 3 (0.75%) CCA
14 3 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.75%) MCTS
14 3 (0.75%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.49%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (16.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (15.96%) Docker
3 43 (10.72%) Active Directory
4 32 (7.98%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (7.73%) Hyper-V
6 30 (7.48%) vSphere
7 19 (4.74%) iptables
8 18 (4.49%) NFS
9 14 (3.49%) KVM
9 14 (3.49%) vCloud
10 10 (2.49%) Squid
11 9 (2.24%) Postfix
11 9 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (2.24%) VMware Server
11 9 (2.24%) XenServer
12 6 (1.50%) Sendmail
13 5 (1.25%) Dovecot
13 5 (1.25%) Samba
13 5 (1.25%) Xen
14 4 (1.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 178 (44.39%) Puppet
2 105 (26.18%) Ansible
3 102 (25.44%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (11.97%) Nagios
5 35 (8.73%) HAProxy
6 32 (7.98%) Salt
7 29 (7.23%) ZABBIX
8 26 (6.48%) logstash
9 21 (5.24%) Kibana
10 16 (3.99%) Terraform
11 15 (3.74%) SCCM
12 14 (3.49%) Cacti
12 14 (3.49%) Kubernetes
12 14 (3.49%) Rundeck
13 11 (2.74%) OVSD
14 10 (2.49%) SCOM
15 9 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 8 (2.00%) CFEngine
16 8 (2.00%) OpenNebula
17 7 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 163 (40.65%) Red Hat
2 116 (28.93%) VMware
3 62 (15.46%) Microsoft
4 31 (7.73%) Atlassian
5 23 (5.74%) Cisco
6 22 (5.49%) HP
7 18 (4.49%) Google
8 11 (2.74%) Black Duck
8 11 (2.74%) Juniper
8 11 (2.74%) Sonatype
8 11 (2.74%) Veracode
9 10 (2.49%) Dell
9 10 (2.49%) Oracle
10 9 (2.24%) Citrix
10 9 (2.24%) Splunk
11 7 (1.75%) Rackspace
11 7 (1.75%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.75%) Veeam
12 5 (1.25%) EMC
12 5 (1.25%) hybris
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Essex
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Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day fantastic onsite facilities
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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