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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 396 451 490
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +39
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 247 190 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 1.68% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 120 100
Median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £381
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £26.75 £50.00 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.50% -66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £50.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
-46.50% -66.66%
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
10737 11313 11474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 21.69% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6948 6729 6629
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 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 888 992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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 £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +22 151 £500 +14.28% 38
South East +31 31 £413 +6.45% 12
Yorkshire -17 19 £350 +16.66% 4
East Midlands +3 11 £375 -7.86% 2
West Midlands -27 11 £400 +60.00% 1
North West - 10 £425 - 7
East of England +22 9 £325 +71.05% 1
South West 0 3 £550 +83.33% 6
North East -15 2 £325 -31.57%
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 443 (100.00%) Linux
2 264 (59.59%) DevOps
3 242 (54.63%) CentOS
4 188 (42.44%) Puppet
5 177 (39.95%) Red Hat
6 163 (36.79%) Amazon AWS
7 157 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
8 153 (34.54%) Python
9 141 (31.83%) Jenkins
10 137 (30.93%) VMware
11 125 (28.22%) Git (software)
12 123 (27.77%) Bash Shell
13 119 (26.86%) Ansible
14 115 (25.96%) Windows
15 110 (24.83%) MySQL
15 110 (24.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 108 (24.38%) Opscode Chef
17 104 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
18 97 (21.90%) Java
19 94 (21.22%) Ruby
20 92 (20.77%) Perl
21 88 (19.86%) Apache
21 88 (19.86%) PostgreSQL
22 84 (18.96%) Docker
23 78 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
24 77 (17.38%) Security Cleared
25 73 (16.48%) Configuration Management
26 71 (16.03%) Continuous Delivery
27 67 (15.12%) Scrum
27 67 (15.12%) DNS

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 88 (19.86%) Apache
2 63 (14.22%) OpenStack
3 58 (13.09%) Tomcat
4 52 (11.74%) Confluence
4 52 (11.74%) nginx
5 28 (6.32%) JBoss
6 19 (4.29%) Mule ESB
7 16 (3.61%) Jetty
7 16 (3.61%) WildFly
8 14 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.13%) IIS
9 5 (1.13%) MediaWiki
9 5 (1.13%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (0.90%) SAS
11 3 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.68%) WordPress
12 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 163 (36.79%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (7.90%) GitHub
3 34 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (4.29%) PaaS
5 15 (3.39%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.03%) DigitalOcean
8 8 (1.81%) Route 53
9 7 (1.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
11 4 (0.90%) SaaS
11 4 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.68%) Engine Yard
12 3 (0.68%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 67 (15.12%) DNS
2 65 (14.67%) VPN
3 47 (10.61%) Firewall
4 35 (7.90%) SAN
5 34 (7.67%) DHCP
6 31 (7.00%) LDAP
7 26 (5.87%) HTTP
8 25 (5.64%) IPsec
8 25 (5.64%) TCP/IP
9 24 (5.42%) iSCSI
10 21 (4.74%) DMZ
10 21 (4.74%) Reverse Proxy
11 19 (4.29%) SSL
12 17 (3.84%) BGP
13 16 (3.61%) IPv6
14 15 (3.39%) LAN
14 15 (3.39%) WAN
15 14 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (2.93%) SMTP
17 11 (2.48%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (24.83%) MySQL
2 88 (19.86%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (10.38%) MongoDB
4 44 (9.93%) NoSQL
5 28 (6.32%) Redis
6 24 (5.42%) SQL Server
7 15 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (3.16%) HBase
9 13 (2.93%) Big Data
9 13 (2.93%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.93%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.35%) CloverETL
11 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.90%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 141 (31.83%) Jenkins
2 125 (28.22%) Git (software)
3 56 (12.64%) JIRA
4 30 (6.77%) Hudson
5 26 (5.87%) Gerrit
6 24 (5.42%) Mercurial
7 18 (4.06%) SonarQube
7 18 (4.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (3.84%) Artifactory
8 17 (3.84%) Vagrant
9 14 (3.16%) GitLab
9 14 (3.16%) JIRA Agile
10 12 (2.71%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.48%) Maven
12 10 (2.26%) Subversion
13 8 (1.81%) IntelliJ
13 8 (1.81%) Selenium
14 7 (1.58%) Geb
14 7 (1.58%) Spock
15 6 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 25 (5.64%) Publishing
2 16 (3.61%) Finance
3 15 (3.39%) Back Office
3 15 (3.39%) Marketing
4 10 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.58%) Banking
6 6 (1.35%) Games
7 4 (0.90%) Advertising
8 3 (0.68%) Electronics
8 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) Retail
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 172 (38.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (22.35%) Linux Engineer
3 77 (17.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 68 (15.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 57 (12.87%) AWS Engineer
6 53 (11.96%) AWS DevOps
7 50 (11.29%) Administrator
8 44 (9.93%) Systems Administrator
9 43 (9.71%) Developer
10 35 (7.90%) Linux Administrator
11 32 (7.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 26 (5.87%) Java Developer
12 26 (5.87%) Senior DevOps
12 26 (5.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 23 (5.19%) Consultant
14 22 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (4.51%) Operations Engineer
16 15 (3.39%) Support Engineer
17 14 (3.16%) DevOps Administrator
18 12 (2.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.64%) LAMP
2 55 (12.42%) Web Services
3 37 (8.35%) RabbitMQ
4 27 (6.09%) LAPP Stack
4 27 (6.09%) LEMP Stack
5 24 (5.42%) CSS
6 23 (5.19%) XML
7 21 (4.74%) RESTful
8 16 (3.61%) HTML
8 16 (3.61%) Node.js
8 16 (3.61%) REST
9 13 (2.93%) .NET
9 13 (2.93%) ELK Stack
9 13 (2.93%) Spring
10 12 (2.71%) J2EE
11 11 (2.48%) JSON
12 10 (2.26%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.26%) Apache Camel
12 10 (2.26%) HTML5
12 10 (2.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.93%) Public Cloud
2 30 (6.77%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.61%) Enterprise Cloud
4 16 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.71%) Clustering
6 10 (2.26%) Device Driver
6 10 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.26%) NHS
7 9 (2.03%) PKI
7 9 (2.03%) User Experience
8 7 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.35%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.13%) Online Games
10 5 (1.13%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.13%) Wiki
11 4 (0.90%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 443 (100.00%) Linux
2 242 (54.63%) CentOS
3 115 (25.96%) Windows
4 110 (24.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (10.38%) Debian
6 45 (10.16%) Windows Server
7 30 (6.77%) Unix
8 24 (5.42%) Fedora
9 21 (4.74%) Windows 8
10 20 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (2.93%) Windows 10
14 6 (1.35%) SUSE
14 6 (1.35%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.35%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.13%) Android
15 5 (1.13%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.13%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (59.59%) DevOps
2 157 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (16.48%) Configuration Management
5 71 (16.03%) Continuous Delivery
6 67 (15.12%) Scrum
7 63 (14.22%) Open Source
8 44 (9.93%) Load Balancing
9 36 (8.13%) Workflow
10 33 (7.45%) Web Operations
11 28 (6.32%) ITIL
12 27 (6.09%) Software Engineering
13 23 (5.19%) Security Hardening
14 21 (4.74%) SDLC
14 21 (4.74%) TDD
15 20 (4.51%) High Availability
15 20 (4.51%) SOA
16 16 (3.61%) Service Management
17 15 (3.39%) Change Management
18 14 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 153 (34.54%) Python
2 123 (27.77%) Bash Shell
3 97 (21.90%) Java
4 94 (21.22%) Ruby
5 92 (20.77%) Perl
6 63 (14.22%) PHP
7 31 (7.00%) SQL
8 24 (5.42%) Groovy
9 23 (5.19%) C
9 23 (5.19%) C++
10 20 (4.51%) PowerShell
11 19 (4.29%) JavaScript
12 17 (3.84%) C#
13 14 (3.16%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.48%) VB
14 11 (2.48%) VBScript
15 4 (0.90%) Korn
16 3 (0.68%) Go
16 3 (0.68%) Scala
17 2 (0.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 77 (17.38%) Security Cleared
2 63 (14.22%) SC Cleared
3 48 (10.84%) Degree
4 22 (4.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (4.06%) MCSE
6 18 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (3.84%) CCNP
8 15 (3.39%) MCSA
9 11 (2.48%) CCNA
9 11 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.26%) RHCE
11 8 (1.81%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.35%) MCSD
13 5 (1.13%) AWS Certification
13 5 (1.13%) RHCA
13 5 (1.13%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.68%) ACMT
14 3 (0.68%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (2.48%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (18.96%) Docker
2 78 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (10.61%) Virtual Machines
4 42 (9.48%) Active Directory
5 32 (7.22%) Hyper-V
5 32 (7.22%) vSphere
6 21 (4.74%) NFS
7 18 (4.06%) iptables
8 17 (3.84%) vCloud
9 15 (3.39%) Xen
10 14 (3.16%) VMware Server
11 11 (2.48%) KVM
11 11 (2.48%) XenServer
12 10 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (2.03%) Postfix
13 9 (2.03%) Squid
14 6 (1.35%) VirtualBox
15 5 (1.13%) Samba
15 5 (1.13%) VMware ESX
16 4 (0.90%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 188 (42.44%) Puppet
2 119 (26.86%) Ansible
3 108 (24.38%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (9.93%) HAProxy
5 39 (8.80%) ZABBIX
6 36 (8.13%) Nagios
6 36 (8.13%) Salt
7 28 (6.32%) Kibana
7 28 (6.32%) logstash
8 19 (4.29%) Kubernetes
8 19 (4.29%) Terraform
9 17 (3.84%) SCCM
10 16 (3.61%) Rundeck
11 10 (2.26%) Cacti
11 10 (2.26%) SCOM
12 9 (2.03%) CFEngine
12 9 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (1.81%) Grafana
13 8 (1.81%) OVSD
14 7 (1.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 177 (39.95%) Red Hat
2 137 (30.93%) VMware
3 62 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (7.67%) Atlassian
5 28 (6.32%) Cisco
6 20 (4.51%) Google
7 19 (4.29%) HP
8 16 (3.61%) Splunk
9 15 (3.39%) Veracode
10 14 (3.16%) Black Duck
10 14 (3.16%) Dell
10 14 (3.16%) Sonatype
11 11 (2.48%) EMC
11 11 (2.48%) Juniper
11 11 (2.48%) Rackspace
12 10 (2.26%) Oracle
13 9 (2.03%) Citrix
14 8 (1.81%) SaltStack
15 7 (1.58%) Veeam
16 5 (1.13%) SolarWinds
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