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 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 373 435 487
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +52
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 267 204 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.58% 1.80% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 129 96
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £26.75 £28.00 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -81.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £28.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -81.33%
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
10354 11306 11731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.06% 21.43% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 6754 6886
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 875 1034
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 September 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 September 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 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
London +18 155 £500 +14.28% 35
South East +38 30 £418 +19.28% 12
Yorkshire +10 21 £285 -5.00% 1
East of England +18 16 £300 -6.25% 6
East Midlands +3 16 £388 +10.71% 3
North West - 14 £400 - 5
West Midlands -16 13 £400 +60.00% 3
South West +7 4 £438 +20.68% 1
North East -22 2 £325 -31.57%
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 456 (100.00%) Linux
2 274 (60.09%) DevOps
3 248 (54.39%) CentOS
4 197 (43.20%) Puppet
5 173 (37.94%) Python
6 171 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 170 (37.28%) Red Hat
8 165 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
9 155 (33.99%) Jenkins
10 153 (33.55%) VMware
11 127 (27.85%) Bash Shell
12 124 (27.19%) Git (software)
13 122 (26.75%) Ansible
14 111 (24.34%) MySQL
15 109 (23.90%) Perl
16 107 (23.46%) Windows
17 105 (23.03%) Opscode Chef
18 103 (22.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 101 (22.15%) Apache
20 99 (21.71%) PostgreSQL
21 98 (21.49%) Ruby
22 96 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
23 92 (20.18%) Docker
24 90 (19.74%) Java
25 88 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
26 77 (16.89%) Configuration Management
27 74 (16.23%) Open Source
28 73 (16.01%) Security Cleared
28 73 (16.01%) Continuous Delivery
29 69 (15.13%) Scrum

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
1 101 (22.15%) Apache
2 63 (13.82%) Tomcat
3 60 (13.16%) OpenStack
4 57 (12.50%) nginx
5 49 (10.75%) Confluence
6 29 (6.36%) JBoss
7 23 (5.04%) Mule ESB
8 21 (4.61%) Jetty
9 20 (4.39%) WildFly
10 9 (1.97%) IIS
10 9 (1.97%) SAS
11 7 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.10%) MediaWiki
12 5 (1.10%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 171 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (8.99%) GitHub
3 37 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (5.70%) PaaS
5 18 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (3.07%) Amazon S3
7 13 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (2.19%) DigitalOcean
10 8 (1.75%) Route 53
11 7 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.32%) IaaS
13 5 (1.10%) Heroku
14 4 (0.88%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.88%) SaaS
14 4 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.60%) DNS
2 53 (11.62%) VPN
3 52 (11.40%) Firewall
4 43 (9.43%) LDAP
5 39 (8.55%) SAN
6 32 (7.02%) DHCP
7 27 (5.92%) HTTP
8 25 (5.48%) iSCSI
8 25 (5.48%) Reverse Proxy
8 25 (5.48%) TCP/IP
9 23 (5.04%) SSL
10 21 (4.61%) DMZ
11 18 (3.95%) LAN
11 18 (3.95%) WAN
12 14 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (3.07%) IPsec
12 14 (3.07%) SMTP
13 11 (2.41%) VLAN
14 10 (2.19%) BGP
14 10 (2.19%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (24.34%) MySQL
2 99 (21.71%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (9.43%) NoSQL
4 42 (9.21%) MongoDB
5 28 (6.14%) Redis
6 25 (5.48%) SQL Server
7 15 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (2.85%) Big Data
8 13 (2.85%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.41%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.41%) HBase
10 7 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.32%) CloverETL
11 6 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.88%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 155 (33.99%) Jenkins
2 124 (27.19%) Git (software)
3 53 (11.62%) JIRA
4 31 (6.80%) Hudson
5 28 (6.14%) Gerrit
5 28 (6.14%) Mercurial
6 20 (4.39%) Vagrant
7 19 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
8 18 (3.95%) GitLab
9 16 (3.51%) Artifactory
9 16 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (2.85%) SonarQube
11 10 (2.19%) Maven
11 10 (2.19%) Subversion
12 9 (1.97%) Bundler
13 8 (1.75%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.32%) JUnit
15 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.88%) IntelliJ
15 4 (0.88%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (5.04%) Publishing
2 21 (4.61%) Finance
3 15 (3.29%) Back Office
4 11 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.75%) Banking
6 6 (1.32%) Marketing
7 5 (1.10%) Games
8 4 (0.88%) Advertising
9 3 (0.66%) Electronics
9 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.66%) Retail
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 178 (39.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 106 (23.25%) Linux Engineer
3 78 (17.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 70 (15.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 60 (13.16%) Administrator
6 58 (12.72%) AWS Engineer
7 53 (11.62%) AWS DevOps
8 52 (11.40%) Systems Administrator
9 42 (9.21%) Developer
10 41 (8.99%) Linux Administrator
11 38 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 31 (6.80%) Senior DevOps
12 31 (6.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 25 (5.48%) Java Developer
14 24 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (4.17%) Consultant
16 14 (3.07%) Analyst
17 13 (2.85%) DevOps Administrator
17 13 (2.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 13 (2.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.94%) LAMP
2 47 (10.31%) RabbitMQ
2 47 (10.31%) Web Services
3 31 (6.80%) LAPP Stack
4 29 (6.36%) LEMP Stack
5 24 (5.26%) REST
6 22 (4.82%) Node.js
7 21 (4.61%) XML
8 15 (3.29%) CSS
8 15 (3.29%) RESTful
9 14 (3.07%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.07%) HTML
9 14 (3.07%) JSON
10 12 (2.63%) Django
10 12 (2.63%) J2EE
11 10 (2.19%) HTML5
11 10 (2.19%) Java EE
11 10 (2.19%) Spring
12 9 (1.97%) ELK Stack
13 7 (1.54%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.89%) Public Cloud
2 32 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.51%) Enterprise Cloud
5 15 (3.29%) Clustering
6 14 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.85%) NHS
8 11 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.97%) Device Driver
9 9 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.75%) User Experience
11 7 (1.54%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.32%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.32%) PKI
12 6 (1.32%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.10%) Wiki
14 4 (0.88%) Blog
14 4 (0.88%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 456 (100.00%) Linux
2 248 (54.39%) CentOS
3 107 (23.46%) Windows
4 103 (22.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (11.40%) Debian
6 41 (8.99%) Windows Server
7 40 (8.77%) Unix
8 23 (5.04%) Fedora
9 22 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (3.73%) Windows 8
11 15 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (2.19%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.97%) Windows 10
15 8 (1.75%) Solaris
16 6 (1.32%) Android
16 6 (1.32%) SUSE
16 6 (1.32%) Windows 7
16 6 (1.32%) Windows XP
17 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (60.09%) DevOps
2 165 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (16.89%) Configuration Management
5 74 (16.23%) Open Source
6 73 (16.01%) Continuous Delivery
7 69 (15.13%) Scrum
8 42 (9.21%) Load Balancing
9 35 (7.68%) Workflow
10 34 (7.46%) Web Operations
11 29 (6.36%) Software Engineering
12 26 (5.70%) ITIL
12 26 (5.70%) Security Hardening
13 21 (4.61%) SDLC
14 20 (4.39%) Change Management
14 20 (4.39%) High Availability
15 19 (4.17%) Process Management
16 18 (3.95%) Automated Testing
17 17 (3.73%) TDD
18 14 (3.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (37.94%) Python
2 127 (27.85%) Bash Shell
3 109 (23.90%) Perl
4 98 (21.49%) Ruby
5 90 (19.74%) Java
6 63 (13.82%) PHP
7 35 (7.68%) SQL
8 25 (5.48%) Groovy
9 19 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 19 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 18 (3.95%) C
11 16 (3.51%) C++
12 15 (3.29%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.97%) C#
14 7 (1.54%) Korn
15 4 (0.88%) Go
15 4 (0.88%) VB
15 4 (0.88%) VBScript
16 3 (0.66%) Scala
17 2 (0.44%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 73 (16.01%) Security Cleared
2 58 (12.72%) SC Cleared
3 53 (11.62%) Degree
4 27 (5.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.17%) CCNP
7 14 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (2.85%) CCNA
8 13 (2.85%) MCSE
9 11 (2.41%) RHCE
9 11 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.19%) MCSA
11 9 (1.97%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.75%) RHCSA
13 6 (1.32%) BC Cleared
13 6 (1.32%) RHCA
14 5 (1.10%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.66%) ACMT
15 3 (0.66%) CCA
15 3 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (20.18%) Docker
2 88 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (11.40%) Virtual Machines
4 42 (9.21%) Active Directory
5 28 (6.14%) vSphere
6 23 (5.04%) iptables
7 20 (4.39%) Xen
8 19 (4.17%) Hyper-V
8 19 (4.17%) NFS
9 18 (3.95%) vCloud
10 17 (3.73%) VMware Server
11 13 (2.85%) KVM
12 12 (2.63%) Squid
13 11 (2.41%) XenServer
14 9 (1.97%) Postfix
14 9 (1.97%) VirtualBox
15 8 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (1.32%) Dovecot
16 6 (1.32%) Sendmail
16 6 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 197 (43.20%) Puppet
2 122 (26.75%) Ansible
3 105 (23.03%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (11.18%) HAProxy
5 44 (9.65%) ZABBIX
6 42 (9.21%) Nagios
7 33 (7.24%) Salt
8 27 (5.92%) Kibana
8 27 (5.92%) logstash
9 20 (4.39%) Kubernetes
9 20 (4.39%) Terraform
10 15 (3.29%) Rundeck
10 15 (3.29%) SCCM
11 12 (2.63%) Cacti
12 10 (2.19%) Grafana
13 9 (1.97%) CFEngine
14 7 (1.54%) Icinga
14 7 (1.54%) WSUS
15 5 (1.10%) NetBackup
15 5 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 170 (37.28%) Red Hat
2 153 (33.55%) VMware
3 45 (9.87%) Microsoft
4 34 (7.46%) Atlassian
5 31 (6.80%) Cisco
6 20 (4.39%) Splunk
7 19 (4.17%) Google
8 15 (3.29%) HP
9 14 (3.07%) Dell
9 14 (3.07%) Veracode
10 13 (2.85%) Black Duck
10 13 (2.85%) Sonatype
11 12 (2.63%) Oracle
12 11 (2.41%) EMC
12 11 (2.41%) Juniper
12 11 (2.41%) Rackspace
13 9 (1.97%) SaltStack
14 8 (1.75%) Citrix
15 7 (1.54%) Veeam
16 5 (1.10%) SolarWinds
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