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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 394 388 491
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +103
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 200 196 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.99% 1.85% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 146 50
Average daily rate £448 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £544 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+37.09% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -36.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.50
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
10046 10622 10008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.24% 22.81% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6169 6204 5543
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 860 940
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.41 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 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
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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 128 £460 +2.22% 37
South East +29 30 £400 +8.10% 8
Yorkshire -13 18 £450 +104.54% 5
North West - 7 £340 - 4
East of England -4 4 £390 +4.00% 7
North East - 4 £550 -
East Midlands -8 3 £550 +73.22% 4
South West -11 3 £404 -5.00% 5
West Midlands -15 2 £350 +7.69% 3
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 352 (90.72%) Linux
2 258 (66.49%) CentOS
3 236 (60.82%) Puppet
4 227 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
5 216 (55.67%) DevOps
6 199 (51.29%) Git (software)
7 196 (50.52%) Bash Shell
8 184 (47.42%) Java
9 183 (47.16%) Jenkins
10 175 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
11 167 (43.04%) VMware
12 162 (41.75%) Configuration Management
13 157 (40.46%) Ruby
14 149 (38.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 130 (33.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 124 (31.96%) Scrum
17 111 (28.61%) Maven
18 105 (27.06%) Python
18 105 (27.06%) Amazon AWS
19 99 (25.52%) Build Automation
20 98 (25.26%) Red Hat
21 97 (25.00%) Ansible
22 88 (22.68%) Security Cleared
23 86 (22.16%) Windows
24 82 (21.13%) MCollective
25 81 (20.88%) SC Cleared
26 80 (20.62%) ZABBIX
27 79 (20.36%) Perl
28 74 (19.07%) MySQL
28 74 (19.07%) Opscode Chef

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 70 (18.04%) Apache
2 48 (12.37%) Confluence
3 39 (10.05%) nginx
4 33 (8.51%) OpenStack
5 30 (7.73%) Tomcat
6 26 (6.70%) Node.js
7 17 (4.38%) JBoss
8 16 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (3.35%) Jetty
10 11 (2.84%) Apache Spark
11 9 (2.32%) SAS
12 8 (2.06%) IIS
13 6 (1.55%) Drupal
13 6 (1.55%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.29%) CMS
14 5 (1.29%) WordPress
15 3 (0.77%) Gunicorn
15 3 (0.77%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.77%) uWSGI
16 2 (0.52%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (2.06%) MS Office
2 7 (1.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 105 (27.06%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.67%) GitHub
3 19 (4.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.06%) Office 365
6 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.29%) IaaS
7 5 (1.29%) PaaS
8 4 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.52%) SaaS
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.86%) DNS
2 29 (7.47%) Firewall
3 24 (6.19%) VPN
4 21 (5.41%) SMTP
5 19 (4.90%) DHCP
6 17 (4.38%) iSCSI
6 17 (4.38%) LDAP
6 17 (4.38%) TCP/IP
7 16 (4.12%) IMAP
8 14 (3.61%) FTP
9 11 (2.84%) HTTP
9 11 (2.84%) SNMP
10 10 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (2.06%) MRTG
11 8 (2.06%) SSL
12 7 (1.80%) DMZ
12 7 (1.80%) IPsec
12 7 (1.80%) SAN
12 7 (1.80%) SSH
13 6 (1.55%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.07%) MySQL
2 40 (10.31%) Hadoop
2 40 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (9.79%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.93%) Big Data
4 23 (5.93%) HBase
5 15 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (2.84%) Apache Hive
7 10 (2.58%) Redis
8 9 (2.32%) Couchbase
8 9 (2.32%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.80%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.77%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.52%) DB2
11 2 (0.52%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.52%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.26%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 199 (51.29%) Git (software)
2 183 (47.16%) Jenkins
3 111 (28.61%) Maven
4 69 (17.78%) JIRA
5 44 (11.34%) Cucumber
6 27 (6.96%) Selenium
7 23 (5.93%) Geb
7 23 (5.93%) IntelliJ
7 23 (5.93%) Spock
8 22 (5.67%) Subversion
9 18 (4.64%) SonarQube
10 14 (3.61%) Gerrit
11 13 (3.35%) Hudson
11 13 (3.35%) TeamCity
12 12 (3.09%) Appium
12 12 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (3.09%) Mocha
12 12 (3.09%) Vagrant
13 11 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (2.84%) RSpec
General
1 9 (2.32%) Publishing
2 8 (2.06%) Finance
3 5 (1.29%) Retail
4 3 (0.77%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.26%) Back Office
6 1 (0.26%) Electronics
6 1 (0.26%) Front Office
6 1 (0.26%) Games
6 1 (0.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 179 (46.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (16.49%) Developer
3 56 (14.43%) Operations Engineer
4 49 (12.63%) Linux Engineer
5 44 (11.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 37 (9.54%) Administrator
7 35 (9.02%) Systems Administrator
8 33 (8.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 30 (7.73%) Linux Administrator
10 26 (6.70%) Automation Engineer
10 26 (6.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 25 (6.44%) Java Developer
12 21 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
13 20 (5.15%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 14 (3.61%) Consultant
15 13 (3.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 12 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 10 (2.58%) Architect
18 9 (2.32%) PHP Developer
18 9 (2.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (21.13%) MCollective
2 52 (13.40%) Web Services
3 41 (10.57%) RESTful
4 35 (9.02%) LAMP
5 28 (7.22%) jQuery
6 27 (6.96%) HTML
6 27 (6.96%) Spring
7 24 (6.19%) Apache Camel
7 24 (6.19%) Spring Boot
8 23 (5.93%) CSS
8 23 (5.93%) Grails
8 23 (5.93%) JAX-RS
8 23 (5.93%) LAPP Stack
8 23 (5.93%) LEMP Stack
9 17 (4.38%) ELK Stack
10 16 (4.12%) Sensu
11 15 (3.87%) Backbone.js
12 14 (3.61%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (3.35%) Java EE
14 11 (2.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.58%) Data Centre
3 6 (1.55%) Clustering
3 6 (1.55%) Device Driver
3 6 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.29%) User Experience
5 4 (1.03%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.03%) Replication
6 3 (0.77%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (0.77%) EMC VNX
6 3 (0.77%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (0.77%) Tandem
7 2 (0.52%) Fintech
7 2 (0.52%) PKI
7 2 (0.52%) Wiki
8 1 (0.26%) CMDB
8 1 (0.26%) iPhone
8 1 (0.26%) IPTV
8 1 (0.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 352 (90.72%) Linux
2 258 (66.49%) CentOS
3 149 (38.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 86 (22.16%) Windows
5 64 (16.49%) Unix
6 38 (9.79%) Debian
7 34 (8.76%) Windows Server
8 29 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (5.67%) Solaris
10 18 (4.64%) Windows 7
10 18 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (3.09%) SUSE
12 11 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (2.58%) AIX
13 10 (2.58%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.80%) Android
15 3 (0.77%) Fedora
15 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (55.67%) DevOps
3 175 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
4 162 (41.75%) Configuration Management
5 124 (31.96%) Scrum
6 99 (25.52%) Build Automation
7 61 (15.72%) Continuous Delivery
8 49 (12.63%) Open Source
9 43 (11.08%) TDD
10 29 (7.47%) Microservices
11 23 (5.93%) API Development
12 20 (5.15%) High Availability
13 18 (4.64%) Web Operations
14 16 (4.12%) ITIL
15 14 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (3.35%) BDD
16 13 (3.35%) E-Commerce
16 13 (3.35%) Security Patching
16 13 (3.35%) Software Engineering
17 12 (3.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 196 (50.52%) Bash Shell
2 184 (47.42%) Java
3 157 (40.46%) Ruby
4 105 (27.06%) Python
5 79 (20.36%) Perl
6 47 (12.11%) JavaScript
7 43 (11.08%) PHP
8 29 (7.47%) Shell Script
9 23 (5.93%) Groovy
10 18 (4.64%) C
11 17 (4.38%) C++
12 15 (3.87%) SQL
13 14 (3.61%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.84%) Korn
15 10 (2.58%) Scala
16 6 (1.55%) C#
17 4 (1.03%) Embedded C
17 4 (1.03%) Embedded C++
18 3 (0.77%) Go
19 2 (0.52%) Jython
Qualifications
1 88 (22.68%) Security Cleared
2 81 (20.88%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.61%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.77%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.77%) CEH
4 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.77%) RHCT
5 2 (0.52%) CCNA
5 2 (0.52%) Degree
5 2 (0.52%) MCSE
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) CCNP
6 1 (0.26%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.26%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.26%) LPIC
6 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.26%) MCPD
6 1 (0.26%) MCSA
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.35%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.80%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 130 (33.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (17.78%) Docker
3 25 (6.44%) Active Directory
4 20 (5.15%) NFS
5 13 (3.35%) vSphere
6 11 (2.84%) iptables
6 11 (2.84%) KVM
6 11 (2.84%) vCloud
7 10 (2.58%) Sendmail
8 7 (1.80%) Dovecot
8 7 (1.80%) Squid
8 7 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.29%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.29%) Postfix
9 5 (1.29%) Samba
10 4 (1.03%) LXC
10 4 (1.03%) Varnish
11 3 (0.77%) Ceph
11 3 (0.77%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (0.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 236 (60.82%) Puppet
2 97 (25.00%) Ansible
3 80 (20.62%) ZABBIX
4 74 (19.07%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (9.79%) Nagios
6 33 (8.51%) logstash
7 16 (4.12%) Cacti
7 16 (4.12%) HAProxy
8 15 (3.87%) Terraform
9 14 (3.61%) Capistrano
10 13 (3.35%) Graphite
11 11 (2.84%) Salt
12 10 (2.58%) CFEngine
13 8 (2.06%) SCCM
14 7 (1.80%) OpenNebula
15 6 (1.55%) Kubernetes
16 5 (1.29%) Bacula
16 5 (1.29%) Kibana
16 5 (1.29%) Oracle ZFS
16 5 (1.29%) OVSD
Vendors
1 167 (43.04%) VMware
2 98 (25.26%) Red Hat
3 34 (8.76%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.96%) Google
5 24 (6.19%) Atlassian
6 18 (4.64%) Cisco
7 17 (4.38%) HP
8 10 (2.58%) Cloudera
8 10 (2.58%) Dell
9 9 (2.32%) Oracle
10 8 (2.06%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.80%) Splunk
12 6 (1.55%) Sonatype
13 5 (1.29%) Veeam
14 4 (1.03%) Dell KACE
14 4 (1.03%) EMC
14 4 (1.03%) IBM
14 4 (1.03%) Juniper
14 4 (1.03%) Rackspace
15 3 (0.77%) Supermicro
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