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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 436 480 507
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +27
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 121 42 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 31 27
Average daily rate £355 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.71% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £17.00
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11179 9136 11279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.77% 21.16% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6332 4943 5879
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1011 944 1111
Average hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +2 68 £355 -11.25% 34
South East -1 18 £450 +40.62% 11
East of England -20 12 - - 6
Yorkshire - 12 £310 - 8
South West -18 8 £413 -13.11% 5
North West - 2 - - 4
West Midlands -20 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 182 (90.55%) Linux
2 96 (47.76%) Puppet
3 85 (42.29%) Red Hat
4 74 (36.82%) Apache
4 74 (36.82%) MySQL
5 54 (26.87%) Java
6 53 (26.37%) PHP
7 50 (24.88%) Windows
7 50 (24.88%) Opscode Chef
8 49 (24.38%) CentOS
8 49 (24.38%) Python
9 47 (23.38%) Debian
10 45 (22.39%) Nagios
11 44 (21.89%) VMware
12 41 (20.40%) Ruby
12 41 (20.40%) Perl
13 40 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 40 (19.90%) Open Source
14 38 (18.91%) Bash Shell
14 38 (18.91%) Git (software)
15 37 (18.41%) nginx
16 35 (17.41%) Web Services
17 33 (16.42%) DNS
18 31 (15.42%) Shell Script
18 31 (15.42%) JavaScript
18 31 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
18 31 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (14.43%) LAMP
20 27 (13.43%) MongoDB
21 26 (12.94%) Jenkins

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 74 (36.82%) Apache
2 37 (18.41%) nginx
3 23 (11.44%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.47%) WordPress
5 11 (5.47%) IIS
6 10 (4.98%) Confluence
6 10 (4.98%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.48%) CMS
7 7 (3.48%) Drupal
8 6 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.49%) Node.js
10 4 (1.99%) MediaWiki
11 3 (1.49%) LiveCycle
11 3 (1.49%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.49%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
12 2 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.45%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.98%) Amazon S3
4 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.99%) Route 53
6 5 (2.49%) CloudFront
7 4 (1.99%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (1.99%) Joyent
7 4 (1.99%) SaaS
8 2 (1.00%) IaaS
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.50%) GitHub
9 1 (0.50%) PaaS
9 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.42%) DNS
2 25 (12.44%) Firewall
3 24 (11.94%) LDAP
4 23 (11.44%) TCP/IP
5 22 (10.95%) HTTP
6 13 (6.47%) SSL
7 12 (5.97%) iSCSI
8 11 (5.47%) VPN
9 9 (4.48%) LAN
10 8 (3.98%) WAN
10 8 (3.98%) SMTP
11 7 (3.48%) DHCP
11 7 (3.48%) SAN
11 7 (3.48%) Internet
11 7 (3.48%) VLAN
12 6 (2.99%) SSH
12 6 (2.99%) Network Security
13 5 (2.49%) NAS
13 5 (2.49%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (2.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (36.82%) MySQL
2 27 (13.43%) MongoDB
3 24 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.97%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.47%) SQL Server
6 11 (5.47%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.47%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.48%) Redis
8 5 (2.49%) Big Data
9 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.00%) Riak
11 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.00%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.50%) HBase
12 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 38 (18.91%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.94%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.44%) JIRA
4 20 (9.95%) Subversion
5 7 (3.48%) JMeter
5 7 (3.48%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.99%) Hudson
7 4 (1.99%) JUnit
8 3 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.49%) Behat
8 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.00%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.00%) jMock
9 2 (1.00%) Maven
10 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.50%) Selenium
10 1 (0.50%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.50%) Bazaar
10 1 (0.50%) RubyGems
10 1 (0.50%) Grunt
General
1 10 (4.98%) Games
2 9 (4.48%) Advertising
3 8 (3.98%) Publishing
3 8 (3.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.99%) Marketing
5 4 (1.99%) Finance
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (33.83%) Administrator
2 65 (32.34%) Systems Administrator
3 38 (18.91%) Linux Administrator
4 37 (18.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (16.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 34 (16.92%) Developer
6 19 (9.45%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (5.47%) LAMP Developer
7 11 (5.47%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.98%) UNIX Administrator
9 9 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (2.99%) Ruby Developer
12 6 (2.99%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (2.49%) PHP Developer
14 4 (1.99%) Java Developer
14 4 (1.99%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.41%) Web Services
2 29 (14.43%) LAMP
3 26 (12.94%) CSS
4 23 (11.44%) HTML
5 18 (8.96%) XML
6 17 (8.46%) JSON
7 16 (7.96%) .NET
7 16 (7.96%) REST
8 15 (7.46%) jQuery
9 14 (6.97%) Ajax
10 12 (5.97%) XHTML
11 9 (4.48%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (3.98%) SOAP
13 6 (2.99%) Symfony
14 5 (2.49%) Spring
14 5 (2.49%) RESTful
15 4 (1.99%) HTML5
15 4 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
16 3 (1.49%) Software Packaging
16 3 (1.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.90%) Open Source
2 9 (4.48%) NHS
3 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.99%) Online Games
4 6 (2.99%) Replication
5 5 (2.49%) Wiki
6 4 (1.99%) Clustering
7 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.49%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.49%) Social Media
8 2 (1.00%) FMCG
8 2 (1.00%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.50%) IPTV
9 1 (0.50%) Informatics
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 182 (90.55%) Linux
2 50 (24.88%) Windows
3 49 (24.38%) CentOS
4 47 (23.38%) Debian
5 40 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (10.45%) UNIX
7 18 (8.96%) Solaris
8 14 (6.97%) Android
9 13 (6.47%) Apple iOS
10 12 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (2.99%) Fedora
14 4 (1.99%) SUSE
14 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
15 3 (1.49%) Scientific Linux
15 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.49%) Mac OS X
16 2 (1.00%) Windows 2000
16 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (10.95%) Configuration Management
3 20 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (7.96%) TDD
5 14 (6.97%) E-Commerce
6 13 (6.47%) OO
6 13 (6.47%) Service Management
7 11 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.47%) Scrum
7 11 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (5.47%) Android Development
7 11 (5.47%) iOS Development
8 9 (4.48%) MVC
9 8 (3.98%) Workflow
9 8 (3.98%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.48%) Release Management
10 7 (3.48%) Integration Testing
11 6 (2.99%) Build Automation
11 6 (2.99%) OOP
11 6 (2.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.87%) Java
2 53 (26.37%) PHP
3 49 (24.38%) Python
4 41 (20.40%) Ruby
4 41 (20.40%) Perl
5 38 (18.91%) Bash Shell
6 31 (15.42%) JavaScript
6 31 (15.42%) Shell Script
7 21 (10.45%) SQL
8 13 (6.47%) PHP5
9 12 (5.97%) PowerShell
9 12 (5.97%) C
10 9 (4.48%) C++
11 6 (2.99%) C#
11 6 (2.99%) Korn
11 6 (2.99%) XPath
12 4 (1.99%) Golang
13 3 (1.49%) Groovy
13 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) Degree
3 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) MCSA
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.00%) RHCE
4 2 (1.00%) RHCT
4 2 (1.00%) LPIC
4 2 (1.00%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) MCITP
5 1 (0.50%) CCNA
5 1 (0.50%) MCP
5 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (12.44%) NFS
3 14 (6.97%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.48%) Postfix
4 9 (4.48%) KVM
5 8 (3.98%) Sendmail
5 8 (3.98%) Squid
6 7 (3.48%) Varnish
7 5 (2.49%) XenServer
7 5 (2.49%) Samba
7 5 (2.49%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.49%) Apache Flume
8 3 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.49%) Dovecot
9 2 (1.00%) vSphere
9 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.00%) vCloud
10 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 96 (47.76%) Puppet
2 50 (24.88%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (22.39%) Nagios
4 20 (9.95%) ZABBIX
4 20 (9.95%) HAProxy
5 9 (4.48%) Zenoss
5 9 (4.48%) Cacti
6 8 (3.98%) Ganglia
7 7 (3.48%) Capistrano
8 6 (2.99%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (1.99%) StatsD
10 2 (1.00%) Ansible
10 2 (1.00%) Munin
10 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.00%) WSUS
10 2 (1.00%) SCCM
10 2 (1.00%) SCOM
11 1 (0.50%) Nessus
11 1 (0.50%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 85 (42.29%) Red Hat
2 44 (21.89%) VMware
3 20 (9.95%) Oracle
4 18 (8.96%) Splunk
5 15 (7.46%) Cisco
6 13 (6.47%) Rackspace
7 11 (5.47%) Citrix
8 10 (4.98%) NetApp
9 9 (4.48%) HP
10 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
11 5 (2.49%) Google
11 5 (2.49%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.99%) Sun
13 3 (1.49%) F5
13 3 (1.49%) Symantec
13 3 (1.49%) Adobe
13 3 (1.49%) Dell
14 2 (1.00%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.00%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
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