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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 464 444 471
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +27
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 174 170 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 1.51% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 122 65
Median daily rate £450 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £305 £425
% change year-on-year
+39.34% -28.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £24.25 £45.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.11% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.80 £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £45.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-46.11% +13.92%
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
11319 11285 11034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.21% 22.24% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7179 6503 6322
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 927 996
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +15 104 £483 +1.57% 31
South East +11 42 £413 +14.58% 14
North West -7 7 £425 +80.85% 7
Yorkshire -21 6 £425 +88.88% 6
East of England +10 5 £438 +75.00% 8
East Midlands +3 5 £240 -49.47% 3
West Midlands -25 3 - - 2
South West -13 1 - -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 344 (90.29%) Linux
2 225 (59.06%) CentOS
3 215 (56.43%) DevOps
4 207 (54.33%) Puppet
5 198 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (45.14%) Git (software)
7 165 (43.31%) Jenkins
8 163 (42.78%) Bash Shell
9 140 (36.75%) Configuration Management
10 136 (35.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 136 (35.70%) Continuous Integration
11 133 (34.91%) Java
12 130 (34.12%) Ruby
13 127 (33.33%) VMware
14 123 (32.28%) Amazon AWS
15 116 (30.45%) Red Hat
16 114 (29.92%) Python
17 107 (28.08%) Ansible
18 97 (25.46%) Windows
19 96 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
20 91 (23.88%) Scrum
21 88 (23.10%) MySQL
22 81 (21.26%) Security Cleared
23 77 (20.21%) Apache
24 75 (19.69%) SC Cleared
24 75 (19.69%) Opscode Chef
25 66 (17.32%) JIRA
26 65 (17.06%) Maven
27 63 (16.54%) Build Automation
27 63 (16.54%) Docker

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 77 (20.21%) Apache
2 49 (12.86%) OpenStack
3 47 (12.34%) Confluence
4 36 (9.45%) Tomcat
5 34 (8.92%) nginx
6 27 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (4.72%) Node.js
8 16 (4.20%) JBoss
9 10 (2.62%) Apache Spark
10 9 (2.36%) Jetty
11 8 (2.10%) IIS
11 8 (2.10%) SAS
12 7 (1.84%) WordPress
13 5 (1.31%) CMS
13 5 (1.31%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.79%) Gunicorn
14 3 (0.79%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.79%) uWSGI
15 2 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Magento
2 2 (0.52%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 123 (32.28%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.25%) GitHub
3 12 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.57%) Office 365
6 4 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.79%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.79%) IaaS
7 3 (0.79%) SaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.52%) Heroku
8 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.26%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 58 (15.22%) DNS
2 39 (10.24%) VPN
3 26 (6.82%) Firewall
4 23 (6.04%) DHCP
5 21 (5.51%) HTTP
6 20 (5.25%) SMTP
7 18 (4.72%) IPsec
7 18 (4.72%) iSCSI
8 16 (4.20%) BGP
8 16 (4.20%) TCP/IP
9 15 (3.94%) FTP
9 15 (3.94%) LDAP
10 12 (3.15%) IMAP
10 12 (3.15%) IPv6
11 11 (2.89%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (2.62%) Software-Defined Networking
13 9 (2.36%) SSL
14 8 (2.10%) MRTG
14 8 (2.10%) SSH
15 7 (1.84%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (23.10%) MySQL
2 48 (12.60%) MongoDB
3 38 (9.97%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (6.82%) Hadoop
5 24 (6.30%) NoSQL
6 18 (4.72%) Big Data
6 18 (4.72%) Redis
7 16 (4.20%) HBase
8 10 (2.62%) MariaDB
9 9 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.36%) Apache Hive
9 9 (2.36%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.31%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.31%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.26%) DB2
11 1 (0.26%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 172 (45.14%) Git (software)
2 165 (43.31%) Jenkins
3 66 (17.32%) JIRA
4 65 (17.06%) Maven
5 31 (8.14%) Cucumber
6 22 (5.77%) Selenium
6 22 (5.77%) SonarQube
7 19 (4.99%) Hudson
8 16 (4.20%) Appium
8 16 (4.20%) Mocha
8 16 (4.20%) Subversion
9 12 (3.15%) Geb
9 12 (3.15%) IntelliJ
9 12 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (3.15%) Spock
9 12 (3.15%) TeamCity
9 12 (3.15%) Vagrant
10 11 (2.89%) Gerrit
10 11 (2.89%) RSpec
11 9 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (4.72%) Publishing
2 14 (3.67%) Marketing
3 9 (2.36%) Finance
4 7 (1.84%) Retail
5 6 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.31%) Banking
6 5 (1.31%) Games
7 3 (0.79%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.52%) Front Office
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 167 (43.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (18.64%) Linux Engineer
3 59 (15.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 52 (13.65%) Developer
5 49 (12.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 46 (12.07%) Operations Engineer
7 45 (11.81%) Administrator
8 37 (9.71%) AWS Engineer
9 35 (9.19%) Systems Administrator
10 28 (7.35%) Linux Administrator
11 27 (7.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 25 (6.56%) Consultant
13 23 (6.04%) Automation Engineer
14 21 (5.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 16 (4.20%) Java Developer
16 14 (3.67%) Support Engineer
17 12 (3.15%) PHP Developer
18 10 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 10 (2.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
19 9 (2.36%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (14.96%) Web Services
2 42 (11.02%) MCollective
3 39 (10.24%) RESTful
4 38 (9.97%) CSS
5 30 (7.87%) LAMP
6 28 (7.35%) ELK Stack
7 27 (7.09%) HTML
7 27 (7.09%) jQuery
8 18 (4.72%) .NET
9 17 (4.46%) LAPP Stack
9 17 (4.46%) LEMP Stack
9 17 (4.46%) XML
10 16 (4.20%) Backbone.js
10 16 (4.20%) Sensu
10 16 (4.20%) Spring
10 16 (4.20%) Spring Boot
11 14 (3.67%) Apache Camel
11 14 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (3.41%) Grails
12 13 (3.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.20%) Public Cloud
2 14 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.89%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.10%) User Experience
6 6 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.57%) PKI
7 5 (1.31%) Online Games
8 4 (1.05%) Blog
8 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.79%) CESG
9 3 (0.79%) Clustering
9 3 (0.79%) CMDB
9 3 (0.79%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.52%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 344 (90.29%) Linux
2 225 (59.06%) CentOS
3 136 (35.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 97 (25.46%) Windows
5 55 (14.44%) Unix
6 47 (12.34%) Debian
7 40 (10.50%) Windows Server
8 24 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (4.46%) Windows 7
10 14 (3.67%) Solaris
10 14 (3.67%) SUSE
11 12 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.36%) AIX
13 9 (2.36%) Android
14 8 (2.10%) Fedora
15 7 (1.84%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.84%) Windows 10
16 6 (1.57%) Windows 8
17 5 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (56.43%) DevOps
2 198 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (36.75%) Configuration Management
4 136 (35.70%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (23.88%) Scrum
6 63 (16.54%) Build Automation
6 63 (16.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 45 (11.81%) Open Source
8 26 (6.82%) TDD
9 22 (5.77%) Workflow
10 19 (4.99%) Load Balancing
11 17 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (4.46%) High Availability
11 17 (4.46%) Web Operations
12 15 (3.94%) E-Commerce
12 15 (3.94%) ITIL
12 15 (3.94%) Web Development
13 14 (3.67%) Mentoring
13 14 (3.67%) Security Patching
13 14 (3.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 163 (42.78%) Bash Shell
2 133 (34.91%) Java
3 130 (34.12%) Ruby
4 114 (29.92%) Python
5 62 (16.27%) Perl
6 47 (12.34%) JavaScript
7 44 (11.55%) PHP
8 28 (7.35%) Shell Script
9 21 (5.51%) C
10 19 (4.99%) C++
11 17 (4.46%) C#
12 16 (4.20%) PowerShell
13 13 (3.41%) Groovy
13 13 (3.41%) SQL
14 12 (3.15%) Korn
15 11 (2.89%) Scala
15 11 (2.89%) VBScript
16 10 (2.62%) VB
17 3 (0.79%) Go
18 2 (0.52%) AWK
Qualifications
1 81 (21.26%) Security Cleared
2 75 (19.69%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.15%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.62%) Degree
5 7 (1.84%) MCSD
5 7 (1.84%) MCSE
5 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.57%) MCSA
7 4 (1.05%) CCNA
7 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.79%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.52%) CCDA
9 2 (0.52%) CCIE
9 2 (0.52%) CCNP
9 2 (0.52%) CEH
9 2 (0.52%) RHCT
9 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.84%) SLA
2 5 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 96 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (16.54%) Docker
3 28 (7.35%) Active Directory
4 24 (6.30%) Hyper-V
5 21 (5.51%) NFS
6 20 (5.25%) vSphere
7 14 (3.67%) KVM
8 12 (3.15%) iptables
9 11 (2.89%) Squid
10 9 (2.36%) Postfix
10 9 (2.36%) Sendmail
10 9 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.57%) Dovecot
11 6 (1.57%) vCloud
12 5 (1.31%) Samba
13 4 (1.05%) LXC
13 4 (1.05%) SpamAssassin
14 2 (0.52%) Ceph
14 2 (0.52%) Varnish
14 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 207 (54.33%) Puppet
2 107 (28.08%) Ansible
3 75 (19.69%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (13.91%) ZABBIX
5 47 (12.34%) Nagios
6 37 (9.71%) logstash
7 26 (6.82%) HAProxy
8 23 (6.04%) Terraform
9 19 (4.99%) Cacti
10 17 (4.46%) Graphite
11 15 (3.94%) Capistrano
12 13 (3.41%) Kibana
13 12 (3.15%) Salt
14 9 (2.36%) OVSD
14 9 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (2.10%) OpenNebula
15 8 (2.10%) SCCM
15 8 (2.10%) SCOM
16 6 (1.57%) Kubernetes
16 6 (1.57%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 127 (33.33%) VMware
2 116 (30.45%) Red Hat
3 42 (11.02%) Microsoft
4 30 (7.87%) Atlassian
5 18 (4.72%) Google
6 15 (3.94%) HP
7 11 (2.89%) Cisco
8 10 (2.62%) Cloudera
8 10 (2.62%) Oracle
9 7 (1.84%) Splunk
10 6 (1.57%) Black Duck
10 6 (1.57%) hybris
10 6 (1.57%) Sonatype
10 6 (1.57%) Veracode
11 4 (1.05%) Adobe
11 4 (1.05%) New Relic
11 4 (1.05%) Percona
11 4 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.79%) Juniper
12 3 (0.79%) Veeam
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day upto £565
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £565 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - 600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago