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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 389 457 498
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +41
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 201 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.66% 0.82% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 67 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £248
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +31.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
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
12078 10966 10551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.76% 23.20% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7242 6273 5667
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £178 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1007 1019
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 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 30 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
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 October 2014.

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 30 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 +54 132 £425 +6.25% 28
South West -23 17 £450 - 5
Yorkshire +1 15 £225 +5.88% 8
South East -13 14 £400 +19.40% 16
East of England -8 10 £355 - 6
East Midlands - 7 £313 - 3
North West - 3 - - 4
North East -44 2 £225 -30.76%
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 4
Midlands - - - -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 289 (85.25%) Linux
2 185 (54.57%) CentOS
3 184 (54.28%) DevOps
4 162 (47.79%) Puppet
5 132 (38.94%) Python
6 125 (36.87%) Java
7 121 (35.69%) Jenkins
8 118 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
9 115 (33.92%) Git (software)
10 106 (31.27%) Ruby
11 105 (30.97%) Red Hat
12 104 (30.68%) Bash Shell
13 101 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
14 100 (29.50%) VMware
15 91 (26.84%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 79 (23.30%) Apache
18 76 (22.42%) MySQL
18 76 (22.42%) Debian
19 73 (21.53%) PHP
20 70 (20.65%) Perl
21 64 (18.88%) Maven
22 61 (17.99%) Nagios
22 61 (17.99%) Windows
22 61 (17.99%) Open Source
23 59 (17.40%) MongoDB
23 59 (17.40%) VMware Infrastructure
24 53 (15.63%) UNIX
25 52 (15.34%) Splunk
26 51 (15.04%) Security Cleared

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 79 (23.30%) Apache
2 33 (9.73%) nginx
3 29 (8.55%) OpenStack
4 16 (4.72%) Confluence
5 14 (4.13%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.95%) MediaWiki
6 10 (2.95%) Node.js
7 7 (2.06%) JBoss
8 6 (1.77%) IIS
8 6 (1.77%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.47%) Drupal
10 3 (0.88%) Gunicorn
10 3 (0.88%) WordPress
10 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.88%) Moodle
11 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.59%) Lync
11 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Shopify
1 3 (0.88%) Magento
2 2 (0.59%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.24%) PaaS
3 6 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.88%) SaaS
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.59%) Joyent
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.29%) Route 53
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.68%) Firewall
2 34 (10.03%) SAN
2 34 (10.03%) LDAP
3 27 (7.96%) WAN
4 25 (7.37%) LAN
5 24 (7.08%) HTTP
5 24 (7.08%) TCP/IP
5 24 (7.08%) VPN
6 22 (6.49%) Internet
7 13 (3.83%) DNS
8 12 (3.54%) Network Security
9 11 (3.24%) OSPF
9 11 (3.24%) BGP
10 10 (2.95%) IPsec
10 10 (2.95%) IPv6
10 10 (2.95%) EIGRP
10 10 (2.95%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.47%) NAS
12 4 (1.18%) VLAN
12 4 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (22.42%) MySQL
2 59 (17.40%) MongoDB
3 47 (13.86%) NoSQL
4 46 (13.57%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (5.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (5.60%) Redis
7 16 (4.72%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.06%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.47%) Couchbase
9 5 (1.47%) Big Data
9 5 (1.47%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.18%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.88%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 121 (35.69%) Jenkins
2 115 (33.92%) Git (software)
3 64 (18.88%) Maven
4 29 (8.55%) Hudson
5 26 (7.67%) Subversion
6 22 (6.49%) JIRA
7 9 (2.65%) Artifactory
8 8 (2.36%) Selenium
9 7 (2.06%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.18%) Ant
10 4 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.18%) Gerrit
10 4 (1.18%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.18%) Behat
11 3 (0.88%) TestNG
11 3 (0.88%) JUnit
11 3 (0.88%) JMeter
12 2 (0.59%) Mockito
12 2 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (3.24%) Games
2 9 (2.65%) Finance
3 4 (1.18%) Publishing
4 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (0.88%) Banking
5 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.59%) Advertising
5 2 (0.59%) Retail
5 2 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.29%) Billing
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (35.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 65 (19.17%) Developer
3 57 (16.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 43 (12.68%) Administrator
5 41 (12.09%) Linux Engineer
6 37 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
7 31 (9.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 25 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (7.08%) Python Developer
10 23 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
11 18 (5.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 15 (4.42%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.83%) Software Engineer
13 13 (3.83%) Software Developer
14 12 (3.54%) Analyst
15 11 (3.24%) Operations Engineer
16 10 (2.95%) Python Software Engineer
17 9 (2.65%) Senior Operations Engineer
17 9 (2.65%) Support Engineer
17 9 (2.65%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.75%) LAMP
2 31 (9.14%) RabbitMQ
3 26 (7.67%) Web Services
3 26 (7.67%) XML
4 25 (7.37%) MCollective
5 19 (5.60%) JSON
5 19 (5.60%) CSS
6 18 (5.31%) HTML
7 17 (5.01%) jQuery
8 16 (4.72%) Twisted
9 14 (4.13%) RESTful
10 12 (3.54%) Django
11 10 (2.95%) .NET
12 8 (2.36%) Spring
12 8 (2.36%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (2.06%) REST
13 7 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (2.06%) HTML5
14 6 (1.77%) Laravel
15 5 (1.47%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.99%) Open Source
2 20 (5.90%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.54%) Replication
4 10 (2.95%) Clustering
4 10 (2.95%) Wiki
4 10 (2.95%) NHS
4 10 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.77%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.18%) Online Games
7 4 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.88%) User Experience
8 3 (0.88%) EFT
8 3 (0.88%) VLE
9 2 (0.59%) STB
9 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.59%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.59%) iSeries
9 2 (0.59%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 289 (85.25%) Linux
2 185 (54.57%) CentOS
3 86 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 76 (22.42%) Debian
5 61 (17.99%) Windows
6 53 (15.63%) UNIX
7 39 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (7.08%) Windows XP
10 13 (3.83%) Solaris
11 10 (2.95%) AIX
12 8 (2.36%) Fedora
13 4 (1.18%) Android
13 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.18%) SmartOS
14 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.88%) Scientific Linux
15 2 (0.59%) SUSE
15 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (54.28%) DevOps
2 118 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (26.84%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (14.75%) Build Automation
5 43 (12.68%) Scrum
6 42 (12.39%) Configuration Management
7 38 (11.21%) Load Balancing
8 29 (8.55%) Workflow
9 28 (8.26%) OO
10 27 (7.96%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.67%) Service Management
12 25 (7.37%) ITIL
13 22 (6.49%) Incident Management
14 21 (6.19%) Kanban
15 20 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (5.60%) Service Delivery
17 14 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
18 13 (3.83%) Data Modelling
18 13 (3.83%) Change Management
19 9 (2.65%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (38.94%) Python
2 125 (36.87%) Java
3 106 (31.27%) Ruby
4 104 (30.68%) Bash Shell
5 73 (21.53%) PHP
6 70 (20.65%) Perl
7 41 (12.09%) JavaScript
8 40 (11.80%) SQL
9 33 (9.73%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.06%) Golang
10 7 (2.06%) Scala
11 6 (1.77%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.47%) C++
13 4 (1.18%) C
13 4 (1.18%) PHP5
14 3 (0.88%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.59%) Korn
15 2 (0.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.80%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.83%) CCNA
3 13 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.77%) Degree
5 2 (0.59%) LPIC
5 2 (0.59%) RHCE
5 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) RHCT
6 1 (0.29%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.13%) SLA
2 2 (0.59%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
3 1 (0.29%) DICOM
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (17.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (10.03%) XenServer
3 27 (7.96%) Samba
4 21 (6.19%) Postfix
4 21 (6.19%) VMware Server
4 21 (6.19%) vCloud
5 20 (5.90%) Docker
6 14 (4.13%) NFS
7 13 (3.83%) Active Directory
8 8 (2.36%) Sendmail
9 7 (2.06%) Squid
10 5 (1.47%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.18%) Xen
11 4 (1.18%) vSphere
11 4 (1.18%) KVM
12 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.59%) Firmware
12 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.59%) Ceph
12 2 (0.59%) LXC
Systems Management
1 162 (47.79%) Puppet
2 101 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (17.99%) Nagios
4 40 (11.80%) ZABBIX
5 31 (9.14%) Salt
6 25 (7.37%) Ansible
7 23 (6.78%) Zenoss
8 21 (6.19%) Kibana
9 17 (5.01%) Graylog2
10 7 (2.06%) logstash
10 7 (2.06%) HAProxy
11 6 (1.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 5 (1.47%) Capistrano
13 4 (1.18%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.59%) YUM
14 2 (0.59%) SCCM
14 2 (0.59%) SCOM
14 2 (0.59%) Vagrant
15 1 (0.29%) StatsD
15 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 105 (30.97%) Red Hat
2 100 (29.50%) VMware
3 52 (15.34%) Splunk
4 25 (7.37%) Citrix
5 17 (5.01%) Perforce
5 17 (5.01%) Microsoft
6 16 (4.72%) Oracle
7 9 (2.65%) Zend
7 9 (2.65%) HP
8 5 (1.47%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.47%) Google
9 4 (1.18%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.88%) Atmel
10 3 (0.88%) Dell
10 3 (0.88%) EMC
10 3 (0.88%) Cisco
10 3 (0.88%) NetApp
11 2 (0.59%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.59%) Scality
11 2 (0.59%) New Relic
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 330 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per month
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per month
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 23 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-450 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 27 days ago