The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 415 425 509
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +84
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 141 126 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.25% 1.21% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 73 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -32.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £235 £336
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -30.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11249 10442 11232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.79% 22.40% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6488 5840 5684
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 958 966 1163
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Ubuntu
UK

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 1 August 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
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 1 August 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 -10 54 £450 +100.00% 48
Yorkshire +20 40 £185 +48.00% 9
South West -2 30 £400 +33.33% 5
South East -11 8 £330 -5.71% 14
East of England -26 7 £335 -10.66% 5
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
North East - 1 £400 -
North West - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 226 (86.59%) Linux
2 127 (48.66%) CentOS
3 116 (44.44%) Puppet
4 105 (40.23%) Red Hat
5 102 (39.08%) Python
5 102 (39.08%) DevOps
6 95 (36.40%) VMware
7 92 (35.25%) Java
8 82 (31.42%) Apache
9 80 (30.65%) Bash Shell
10 78 (29.89%) MySQL
11 73 (27.97%) Debian
12 70 (26.82%) Git (software)
13 68 (26.05%) Ruby
13 68 (26.05%) Windows
14 66 (25.29%) PHP
15 62 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 60 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 59 (22.61%) Perl
18 58 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
19 56 (21.46%) Jenkins
20 51 (19.54%) LAMP
21 47 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
22 46 (17.62%) Nagios
23 45 (17.24%) Splunk
24 42 (16.09%) Firewall
25 40 (15.33%) Configuration Management
26 39 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
26 39 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
27 37 (14.18%) SQL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 82 (31.42%) Apache
2 34 (13.03%) nginx
3 19 (7.28%) Confluence
4 16 (6.13%) OpenStack
5 13 (4.98%) WordPress
6 11 (4.21%) MediaWiki
7 8 (3.07%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.30%) Drupal
8 6 (2.30%) IIS
9 5 (1.92%) Node.js
10 4 (1.53%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.15%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.15%) Moodle
12 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Magento
2 3 (1.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.53%) Joyent
5 3 (1.15%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.77%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.38%) Route 53
7 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.09%) Firewall
2 35 (13.41%) LDAP
3 29 (11.11%) SAN
4 28 (10.73%) VPN
5 18 (6.90%) iSCSI
6 17 (6.51%) LAN
7 16 (6.13%) WAN
7 16 (6.13%) DNS
8 15 (5.75%) HTTP
8 15 (5.75%) TCP/IP
8 15 (5.75%) Network Security
9 12 (4.60%) Internet
9 12 (4.60%) OSPF
9 12 (4.60%) BGP
10 11 (4.21%) EIGRP
10 11 (4.21%) IPv6
10 11 (4.21%) IPsec
11 6 (2.30%) VLAN
11 6 (2.30%) DHCP
12 5 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (29.89%) MySQL
2 39 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (10.73%) MongoDB
4 24 (9.20%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.13%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.60%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.68%) SQL Server
8 7 (2.68%) Redis
9 6 (2.30%) Big Data
10 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.15%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.15%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.77%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.38%) DB2
12 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (26.82%) Git (software)
2 56 (21.46%) Jenkins
3 34 (13.03%) JIRA
4 23 (8.81%) Subversion
5 21 (8.05%) Maven
6 14 (5.36%) Hudson
7 5 (1.92%) JUnit
8 3 (1.15%) JMeter
8 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.77%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.77%) TestNG
9 2 (0.77%) Mockito
9 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.77%) FishEye
9 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.77%) jMock
9 2 (0.77%) Selenium
10 1 (0.38%) Ant
10 1 (0.38%) Grunt
10 1 (0.38%) PhantomJS
General
1 9 (3.45%) Games
2 8 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (1.92%) Finance
4 3 (1.15%) Marketing
4 3 (1.15%) Advertising
4 3 (1.15%) Publishing
5 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (25.29%) Administrator
2 64 (24.52%) Systems Administrator
2 64 (24.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (18.01%) Linux Engineer
4 40 (15.33%) Linux Administrator
5 39 (14.94%) Developer
5 39 (14.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 22 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (7.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.75%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (4.21%) Linux Support
10 11 (4.21%) LAMP Developer
11 9 (3.45%) Analyst
11 9 (3.45%) Python Developer
11 9 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.07%) Architect
13 7 (2.68%) Software Engineer
13 7 (2.68%) PHP Developer
13 7 (2.68%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.54%) LAMP
2 26 (9.96%) Web Services
3 23 (8.81%) CSS
4 20 (7.66%) jQuery
5 17 (6.51%) HTML
6 15 (5.75%) XML
7 14 (5.36%) JSON
7 14 (5.36%) Ajax
8 12 (4.60%) MCollective
9 11 (4.21%) XHTML
10 9 (3.45%) .NET
10 9 (3.45%) RESTful
10 9 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (3.07%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (2.30%) Twisted
12 6 (2.30%) Spring
13 5 (1.92%) REST
14 4 (1.53%) Django
14 4 (1.53%) Symfony
14 4 (1.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.49%) Open Source
2 14 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.98%) NHS
4 11 (4.21%) Wiki
5 9 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.68%) Online Games
7 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.15%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.15%) VLE
8 3 (1.15%) New Media
9 2 (0.77%) FMCG
9 2 (0.77%) iSeries
9 2 (0.77%) STB
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.38%) W3C
10 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.38%) Clustering
10 1 (0.38%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 226 (86.59%) Linux
2 127 (48.66%) CentOS
3 73 (27.97%) Debian
4 68 (26.05%) Windows
5 60 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (11.49%) UNIX
9 22 (8.43%) Windows XP
10 15 (5.75%) Solaris
11 13 (4.98%) Android
12 12 (4.60%) Apple iOS
13 9 (3.45%) Fedora
14 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (2.30%) AIX
15 5 (1.92%) SmartOS
15 5 (1.92%) Scientific Linux
16 3 (1.15%) SUSE
17 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (39.08%) DevOps
2 47 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (15.33%) Configuration Management
4 35 (13.41%) Build Automation
4 35 (13.41%) Service Management
5 31 (11.88%) Workflow
6 24 (9.20%) Scrum
7 23 (8.81%) Load Balancing
8 22 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (6.51%) Incident Management
11 16 (6.13%) ITIL
11 16 (6.13%) OO
12 12 (4.60%) Data Modelling
13 11 (4.21%) Android Development
13 11 (4.21%) iOS Development
14 10 (3.83%) Kanban
14 10 (3.83%) Service Delivery
15 9 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 102 (39.08%) Python
2 92 (35.25%) Java
3 80 (30.65%) Bash Shell
4 68 (26.05%) Ruby
5 66 (25.29%) PHP
6 59 (22.61%) Perl
7 37 (14.18%) SQL
8 35 (13.41%) JavaScript
9 18 (6.90%) Shell Script
10 16 (6.13%) PHP5
11 6 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.92%) C
13 4 (1.53%) Korn
13 4 (1.53%) C++
14 2 (0.77%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.38%) Lisp
15 1 (0.38%) C#
15 1 (0.38%) VB
15 1 (0.38%) C-shell
15 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.66%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.30%) Degree
4 5 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) CCNA
5 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) RHCE
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) LPIC
6 1 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.98%) SLA
2 5 (1.92%) QA
3 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.34%) NFS
3 25 (9.58%) Postfix
4 21 (8.05%) VMware Server
5 20 (7.66%) XenServer
6 18 (6.90%) Samba
6 18 (6.90%) Active Directory
7 16 (6.13%) Sendmail
8 13 (4.98%) Squid
9 12 (4.60%) KVM
10 10 (3.83%) Hyper-V
10 10 (3.83%) vCloud
11 8 (3.07%) Docker
12 4 (1.53%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.53%) Xen
13 3 (1.15%) Dovecot
13 3 (1.15%) Varnish
14 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 116 (44.44%) Puppet
2 58 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (17.62%) Nagios
4 37 (14.18%) ZABBIX
5 17 (6.51%) Salt
6 14 (5.36%) HAProxy
7 13 (4.98%) Zenoss
8 9 (3.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 9 (3.45%) Cacti
9 8 (3.07%) Kibana
9 8 (3.07%) Graylog2
10 6 (2.30%) Ganglia
11 4 (1.53%) CFEngine
11 4 (1.53%) Ansible
12 2 (0.77%) SCCM
12 2 (0.77%) YUM
13 1 (0.38%) Nessus
13 1 (0.38%) WMI
13 1 (0.38%) StatsD
13 1 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 105 (40.23%) Red Hat
2 95 (36.40%) VMware
3 45 (17.24%) Splunk
4 23 (8.81%) Oracle
5 18 (6.90%) Citrix
6 14 (5.36%) HP
7 12 (4.60%) Cisco
8 11 (4.21%) Rackspace
9 10 (3.83%) NetApp
10 8 (3.07%) Perforce
11 6 (2.30%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.92%) Zend
12 5 (1.92%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.53%) F5
13 4 (1.53%) Dell
14 3 (1.15%) JBoss
15 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
15 2 (0.77%) New Relic
15 2 (0.77%) Symantec
15 2 (0.77%) Microsoft
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