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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 407 429 430
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 181 141 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 1.25% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 115 73
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £181 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £235
% change year-on-year
- +27.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.50% +4.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+212.50% -
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
11100 11268 10446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.49% 22.83% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6668 6499 5844
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 958 965
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +58 112 £425 -5.55% 40
Yorkshire -41 25 £300 +62.16% 5
South West -21 12 £300 -25.00% 3
South East -23 12 £425 +28.78% 13
East Midlands - 7 £407 - 3
West Midlands +11 5 £363 +3.57% 4
East of England -10 4 £190 -43.28% 5
North West - 4 £475 - 6
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 294 (83.76%) Linux
2 194 (55.27%) CentOS
3 130 (37.04%) Python
4 127 (36.18%) DevOps
5 126 (35.90%) Puppet
6 122 (34.76%) Red Hat
7 117 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (32.48%) VMware
9 113 (32.19%) Continuous Integration
10 108 (30.77%) MySQL
11 102 (29.06%) Jenkins
12 100 (28.49%) Git (software)
13 95 (27.07%) Java
14 93 (26.50%) Apache
15 90 (25.64%) Windows
16 88 (25.07%) Bash Shell
17 82 (23.36%) Perl
18 78 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
18 78 (22.22%) Security Cleared
19 77 (21.94%) Opscode Chef
20 75 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
20 75 (21.37%) Firewall
21 72 (20.51%) Ruby
21 72 (20.51%) UNIX
22 64 (18.23%) JIRA
22 64 (18.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 63 (17.95%) PHP
24 60 (17.09%) Debian
24 60 (17.09%) MongoDB
25 58 (16.52%) ITIL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 93 (26.50%) Apache
2 56 (15.95%) Confluence
3 55 (15.67%) nginx
4 40 (11.40%) Tomcat
5 32 (9.12%) JBoss
6 28 (7.98%) Node.js
7 20 (5.70%) Mule ESB
8 17 (4.84%) OpenStack
9 14 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (3.70%) Jetty
11 11 (3.13%) Drupal
11 11 (3.13%) IIS
12 9 (2.56%) WebLogic
13 8 (2.28%) MediaWiki
14 7 (1.99%) Apache Qpid
14 7 (1.99%) Apache TomEE
14 7 (1.99%) Tornado
14 7 (1.99%) WildFly
14 7 (1.99%) iPlanet
14 7 (1.99%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (2.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 75 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.28%) PaaS
4 8 (2.28%) OpenShift
5 7 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (1.71%) IaaS
6 6 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.71%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.71%) SaaS
7 5 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.14%) Heroku
8 4 (1.14%) GitHub
9 3 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.85%) Engine Yard
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Route 53
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (21.37%) Firewall
2 38 (10.83%) SAN
3 37 (10.54%) LDAP
4 35 (9.97%) LAN
5 34 (9.69%) VPN
6 26 (7.41%) WAN
7 25 (7.12%) DNS
8 20 (5.70%) TCP/IP
9 17 (4.84%) iSCSI
9 17 (4.84%) HTTP
10 15 (4.27%) SSL
11 14 (3.99%) Network Security
12 13 (3.70%) DMZ
13 12 (3.42%) IPv4
13 12 (3.42%) Reverse Proxy
14 10 (2.85%) BIG-IP
15 9 (2.56%) IPsec
16 8 (2.28%) OpenLDAP
16 8 (2.28%) NAS
17 7 (1.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (30.77%) MySQL
2 78 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (17.09%) MongoDB
4 46 (13.11%) SQL Server
5 35 (9.97%) Redis
6 32 (9.12%) NoSQL
7 31 (8.83%) Hadoop
8 24 (6.84%) HBase
9 14 (3.99%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.28%) MariaDB
12 7 (1.99%) Infinispan
12 7 (1.99%) Riak
12 7 (1.99%) InterSystems Cache
13 6 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.42%) Big Data
14 5 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.85%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 102 (29.06%) Jenkins
2 100 (28.49%) Git (software)
3 64 (18.23%) JIRA
4 43 (12.25%) Subversion
5 42 (11.97%) Selenium
6 34 (9.69%) Gerrit
7 28 (7.98%) Artifactory
8 26 (7.41%) Cucumber
8 26 (7.41%) Maven
9 25 (7.12%) SonarQube
10 24 (6.84%) Spock
10 24 (6.84%) Geb
10 24 (6.84%) IntelliJ
11 23 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (5.41%) Hudson
13 16 (4.56%) Gradle
13 16 (4.56%) Mercurial
14 15 (4.27%) JMeter
15 9 (2.56%) JUnit
16 8 (2.28%) Mocha
General
1 14 (3.99%) Finance
2 10 (2.85%) Marketing
3 9 (2.56%) Games
3 9 (2.56%) Retail
4 6 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.42%) Advertising
6 2 (0.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 83 (23.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 73 (20.80%) Developer
3 37 (10.54%) Administrator
4 28 (7.98%) Java Developer
4 28 (7.98%) Linux Engineer
5 25 (7.12%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (6.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 20 (5.70%) Python Developer
8 16 (4.56%) Linux Administrator
8 16 (4.56%) Architect
9 15 (4.27%) Technical Support
10 14 (3.99%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.42%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.42%) Consultant
13 10 (2.85%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.85%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.56%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.96%) Web Services
2 40 (11.40%) RESTful
3 38 (10.83%) LAMP
4 34 (9.69%) Spring
5 33 (9.40%) JAX-RS
5 33 (9.40%) Apache Camel
6 28 (7.98%) HTML
7 26 (7.41%) Django
8 25 (7.12%) CSS
8 25 (7.12%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (6.84%) Grails
9 24 (6.84%) Spring Boot
9 24 (6.84%) jQuery
10 22 (6.27%) J2EE
11 21 (5.98%) .NET
12 19 (5.41%) Flask
13 16 (4.56%) HTML5
14 14 (3.99%) AngularJS
15 11 (3.13%) MCollective
16 10 (2.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.26%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.13%) NHS
3 14 (3.99%) Clustering
4 12 (3.42%) Wiki
5 11 (3.13%) Smartcard
5 11 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.85%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.28%) W3C
8 8 (2.28%) Online Games
9 7 (1.99%) Replication
9 7 (1.99%) Tandem
10 6 (1.71%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.71%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.42%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.14%) User Experience
12 4 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 294 (83.76%) Linux
2 194 (55.27%) CentOS
3 90 (25.64%) Windows
4 72 (20.51%) UNIX
5 64 (18.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (17.09%) Debian
7 30 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (7.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (6.84%) Windows 8
11 14 (3.99%) Windows 7
12 12 (3.42%) Solaris
13 11 (3.13%) SUSE
14 7 (1.99%) Fedora
15 6 (1.71%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.14%) HPUX
16 4 (1.14%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.57%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (36.18%) DevOps
2 117 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (32.19%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (16.52%) ITIL
5 57 (16.24%) Scrum
6 56 (15.95%) TDD
7 51 (14.53%) Service Management
8 49 (13.96%) Continuous Delivery
9 47 (13.39%) Configuration Management
10 46 (13.11%) Microservices
11 42 (11.97%) Workflow
12 33 (9.40%) MVC
13 32 (9.12%) Open Source
14 31 (8.83%) BDD
15 24 (6.84%) SOA
16 23 (6.55%) Load Balancing
17 20 (5.70%) Incident Management
17 20 (5.70%) Mentoring
17 20 (5.70%) API Development
18 19 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 130 (37.04%) Python
2 95 (27.07%) Java
3 88 (25.07%) Bash Shell
4 82 (23.36%) Perl
5 72 (20.51%) Ruby
6 63 (17.95%) PHP
7 42 (11.97%) SQL
8 35 (9.97%) JavaScript
9 24 (6.84%) Groovy
10 20 (5.70%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.13%) C#
11 11 (3.13%) C++
12 10 (2.85%) C
12 10 (2.85%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.99%) Scala
13 7 (1.99%) Korn
14 5 (1.42%) VBScript
14 5 (1.42%) Go
15 3 (0.85%) F#
16 2 (0.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 78 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 55 (15.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.56%) DV Cleared
3 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.27%) MCSE
5 14 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.70%) Degree
7 12 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (3.13%) MCSA
9 8 (2.28%) CCNP
10 7 (1.99%) CCNA
11 6 (1.71%) MCDST
11 6 (1.71%) MCTS
12 4 (1.14%) RHCE
13 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.56%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.85%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (11.11%) Docker
3 35 (9.97%) Active Directory
4 28 (7.98%) vCloud
5 17 (4.84%) NFS
6 16 (4.56%) vSphere
7 15 (4.27%) Hyper-V
8 14 (3.99%) Varnish
8 14 (3.99%) VMware Server
9 13 (3.70%) iptables
10 11 (3.13%) Samba
10 11 (3.13%) Postfix
11 9 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (2.28%) Squid
13 7 (1.99%) VirtualBox
14 6 (1.71%) Terminal Services
15 5 (1.42%) Snort
15 5 (1.42%) XenServer
16 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
17 1 (0.28%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 126 (35.90%) Puppet
2 77 (21.94%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (15.67%) ZABBIX
4 44 (12.54%) Ansible
5 40 (11.40%) Nagios
6 35 (9.97%) HAProxy
6 35 (9.97%) Salt
7 27 (7.69%) logstash
8 25 (7.12%) Kibana
9 22 (6.27%) Vagrant
10 21 (5.98%) Rundeck
11 12 (3.42%) Zenoss
12 9 (2.56%) OVSD
13 7 (1.99%) Graphite
14 5 (1.42%) Cacti
14 5 (1.42%) Cobbler
15 4 (1.14%) Ganglia
15 4 (1.14%) Munin
15 4 (1.14%) SmokePing
15 4 (1.14%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 122 (34.76%) Red Hat
2 114 (32.48%) VMware
3 55 (15.67%) Cisco
4 51 (14.53%) Microsoft
5 43 (12.25%) Splunk
6 25 (7.12%) HP
7 22 (6.27%) Google
8 20 (5.70%) Oracle
9 19 (5.41%) NetApp
10 14 (3.99%) F5
11 13 (3.70%) Atlassian
11 13 (3.70%) Citrix
11 13 (3.70%) Juniper
12 12 (3.42%) Pega
13 9 (2.56%) Dell
14 8 (2.28%) Sun
14 8 (2.28%) Twitter
15 7 (1.99%) Zend
15 7 (1.99%) SaltStack
16 6 (1.71%) Rackspace
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