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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 422 478 505
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +27
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 182 93 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 0.84% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 67 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £150.00 £31.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+380.00% -13.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+275.00% +11.11%
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
12004 11049 10895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.60% 23.02% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7136 6320 5816
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1074 986 1045
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +39 118 £413 +10.00% 26
South West -19 17 £450 - 5
Yorkshire 0 13 £225 +80.00% 8
South East -18 12 £475 +35.71% 11
East of England -11 9 £355 - 7
East Midlands - 7 £313 - 4
North West -12 3 - - 5
North East -40 2 £225 -30.76%
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 6
Midlands - - - -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 272 (85.53%) Linux
2 172 (54.09%) CentOS
3 171 (53.77%) DevOps
4 149 (46.86%) Puppet
5 127 (39.94%) Python
6 115 (36.16%) Java
7 109 (34.28%) Jenkins
7 109 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
8 106 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 103 (32.39%) Red Hat
10 98 (30.82%) Ruby
11 94 (29.56%) VMware
11 94 (29.56%) Opscode Chef
12 93 (29.25%) Bash Shell
13 80 (25.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 79 (24.84%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (23.90%) Apache
16 73 (22.96%) MySQL
17 70 (22.01%) Debian
18 68 (21.38%) PHP
19 66 (20.75%) Perl
20 58 (18.24%) Open Source
21 56 (17.61%) MongoDB
21 56 (17.61%) Windows
22 55 (17.30%) Nagios
22 55 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
23 54 (16.98%) Maven
24 49 (15.41%) Splunk
25 48 (15.09%) UNIX
26 47 (14.78%) LAMP

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 76 (23.90%) Apache
2 32 (10.06%) nginx
3 27 (8.49%) OpenStack
4 13 (4.09%) Confluence
4 13 (4.09%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.52%) Node.js
5 8 (2.52%) MediaWiki
6 7 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.20%) JBoss
7 6 (1.89%) IIS
7 6 (1.89%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.57%) Drupal
9 3 (0.94%) Gunicorn
9 3 (0.94%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.94%) Moodle
10 2 (0.63%) WordPress
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Magento
1 3 (0.94%) Shopify
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.52%) PaaS
3 6 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.94%) SaaS
6 3 (0.94%) Joyent
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.31%) Route 53
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.21%) Firewall
2 33 (10.38%) SAN
3 32 (10.06%) LDAP
4 25 (7.86%) WAN
4 25 (7.86%) TCP/IP
5 24 (7.55%) VPN
6 23 (7.23%) HTTP
6 23 (7.23%) LAN
7 21 (6.60%) Internet
8 12 (3.77%) DNS
9 11 (3.46%) iSCSI
10 10 (3.14%) Network Security
11 9 (2.83%) OSPF
11 9 (2.83%) BGP
12 8 (2.52%) EIGRP
12 8 (2.52%) IPsec
12 8 (2.52%) IPv6
13 6 (1.89%) VLAN
13 6 (1.89%) NAS
14 4 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (22.96%) MySQL
2 56 (17.61%) MongoDB
3 45 (14.15%) NoSQL
4 44 (13.84%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (5.03%) Redis
7 14 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.89%) Big Data
9 5 (1.57%) Couchbase
9 5 (1.57%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.57%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.26%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.94%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.94%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 109 (34.28%) Jenkins
2 106 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 54 (16.98%) Maven
4 27 (8.49%) Hudson
5 24 (7.55%) Subversion
6 20 (6.29%) JIRA
7 8 (2.52%) Selenium
8 7 (2.20%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.89%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.26%) Gerrit
10 4 (1.26%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.26%) Behat
10 4 (1.26%) Ant
10 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.26%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.94%) TestNG
11 3 (0.94%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.94%) JMeter
11 3 (0.94%) JUnit
12 2 (0.63%) EasyMock
General
1 12 (3.77%) Games
2 8 (2.52%) Finance
3 4 (1.26%) Publishing
4 3 (0.94%) Advertising
4 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (0.94%) Banking
5 2 (0.63%) Retail
5 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Billing
6 1 (0.31%) Electronics
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (35.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (19.18%) Developer
3 56 (17.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 42 (13.21%) Administrator
5 41 (12.89%) Linux Engineer
6 37 (11.64%) Systems Administrator
7 31 (9.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 25 (7.86%) Python Developer
9 23 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (6.60%) Linux Administrator
11 18 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 13 (4.09%) Software Engineer
12 13 (4.09%) Software Developer
13 11 (3.46%) Analyst
14 10 (3.14%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.14%) Python Software Engineer
15 9 (2.83%) DevOps Administrator
15 9 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
15 9 (2.83%) Support Engineer
16 8 (2.52%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.78%) LAMP
2 30 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
3 27 (8.49%) XML
4 26 (8.18%) Web Services
5 23 (7.23%) MCollective
6 20 (6.29%) CSS
6 20 (6.29%) JSON
7 17 (5.35%) jQuery
8 16 (5.03%) HTML
8 16 (5.03%) Twisted
9 13 (4.09%) RESTful
10 12 (3.77%) Django
11 10 (3.14%) .NET
12 8 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (2.52%) Spring
13 7 (2.20%) HTML5
13 7 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (1.89%) Laravel
14 6 (1.89%) REST
15 5 (1.57%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.24%) Open Source
2 20 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.46%) Replication
4 9 (2.83%) NHS
5 8 (2.52%) Wiki
5 8 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.20%) Clustering
7 6 (1.89%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.57%) Online Games
8 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.94%) New Media
10 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.94%) User Experience
10 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.94%) VLE
11 2 (0.63%) STB
11 2 (0.63%) iSeries
11 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.63%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 272 (85.53%) Linux
2 172 (54.09%) CentOS
3 80 (25.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 70 (22.01%) Debian
5 56 (17.61%) Windows
6 48 (15.09%) UNIX
7 36 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (7.55%) Windows XP
10 15 (4.72%) Solaris
11 10 (3.14%) AIX
12 9 (2.83%) Fedora
13 5 (1.57%) SmartOS
14 4 (1.26%) Android
14 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.94%) Scientific Linux
16 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (53.77%) DevOps
2 109 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (24.84%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (14.15%) Build Automation
5 40 (12.58%) Load Balancing
6 39 (12.26%) Scrum
7 38 (11.95%) Configuration Management
8 29 (9.12%) Workflow
9 27 (8.49%) OO
10 26 (8.18%) Service Management
10 26 (8.18%) Software Engineering
11 25 (7.86%) ITIL
12 21 (6.60%) Kanban
13 20 (6.29%) Incident Management
14 18 (5.66%) Service Delivery
15 16 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
17 11 (3.46%) Data Modelling
18 10 (3.14%) Change Management
19 8 (2.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 127 (39.94%) Python
2 115 (36.16%) Java
3 98 (30.82%) Ruby
4 93 (29.25%) Bash Shell
5 68 (21.38%) PHP
6 66 (20.75%) Perl
7 42 (13.21%) JavaScript
8 36 (11.32%) SQL
9 31 (9.75%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.57%) Scala
11 5 (1.57%) Golang
12 4 (1.26%) C++
12 4 (1.26%) PHP5
12 4 (1.26%) C
13 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.94%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.63%) C#
14 2 (0.63%) Erlang
14 2 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 44 (13.84%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.01%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.09%) CCNA
4 6 (1.89%) Degree
5 2 (0.63%) LPIC
5 2 (0.63%) RHCE
5 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.31%) RHCT
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) HL7
3 1 (0.31%) DICOM
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (10.06%) XenServer
3 25 (7.86%) Samba
4 21 (6.60%) VMware Server
4 21 (6.60%) vCloud
5 20 (6.29%) Docker
6 19 (5.97%) Postfix
7 15 (4.72%) NFS
8 11 (3.46%) Active Directory
9 8 (2.52%) Sendmail
10 7 (2.20%) Squid
11 4 (1.26%) Xen
11 4 (1.26%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.94%) vSphere
12 3 (0.94%) KVM
12 3 (0.94%) LXC
13 2 (0.63%) Ceph
13 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.63%) Firmware
13 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 149 (46.86%) Puppet
2 94 (29.56%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (17.30%) Nagios
4 39 (12.26%) ZABBIX
5 29 (9.12%) Salt
6 23 (7.23%) Zenoss
7 21 (6.60%) Kibana
8 18 (5.66%) Ansible
9 17 (5.35%) Graylog2
10 8 (2.52%) HAProxy
11 7 (2.20%) logstash
12 5 (1.57%) Capistrano
12 5 (1.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (1.26%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.63%) YUM
14 2 (0.63%) SCCM
14 2 (0.63%) SCOM
15 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
15 1 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 103 (32.39%) Red Hat
2 94 (29.56%) VMware
3 49 (15.41%) Splunk
4 23 (7.23%) Citrix
5 18 (5.66%) Oracle
6 17 (5.35%) Perforce
7 13 (4.09%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.83%) HP
9 8 (2.52%) Zend
10 5 (1.57%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.57%) Google
11 3 (0.94%) Cisco
11 3 (0.94%) Dell
11 3 (0.94%) EMC
11 3 (0.94%) NetApp
11 3 (0.94%) Atmel
11 3 (0.94%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.94%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.63%) New Relic
12 2 (0.63%) Scality
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £8 to £10 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East England
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per month
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400 - 600
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-450 Per Day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago