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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 362 467 445
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -22
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 205 72 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.93% 0.73% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 53 46
Average daily rate
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£440 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £385
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £33.75 £21.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -41.66%
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
10645 9860 9025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.92% 22.42% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6292 5512 4817
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 853 912 1031
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 +77 146 £450 +28.57% 45
Yorkshire +7 17 £225 - 4
South East +7 16 £395 -4.24% 5
South West -3 14 £385 +40.00% 4
East of England - 8 £375 - 7
West Midlands - 3 £325 - 6
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
North West - - - - 7
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 367 (91.29%) Linux
2 233 (57.96%) DevOps
3 203 (50.50%) Puppet
4 188 (46.77%) CentOS
5 167 (41.54%) Jenkins
6 148 (36.82%) Git (software)
6 148 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (35.57%) Python
8 140 (34.83%) Bash Shell
9 136 (33.83%) Ruby
10 135 (33.58%) Java
11 129 (32.09%) Opscode Chef
12 120 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
13 111 (27.61%) Red Hat
14 105 (26.12%) MongoDB
15 103 (25.62%) Maven
16 102 (25.37%) VMware
17 99 (24.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 95 (23.63%) MySQL
19 91 (22.64%) Nagios
20 84 (20.90%) Security Cleared
21 82 (20.40%) Apache
22 79 (19.65%) Perl
23 71 (17.66%) Ansible
24 70 (17.41%) PHP
25 69 (17.16%) Windows
25 69 (17.16%) NoSQL
26 67 (16.67%) SC Cleared
27 65 (16.17%) Open Source
28 61 (15.17%) Debian

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 82 (20.40%) Apache
2 51 (12.69%) OpenStack
3 42 (10.45%) nginx
4 34 (8.46%) Node.js
5 23 (5.72%) Tomcat
6 21 (5.22%) JBoss
7 16 (3.98%) Confluence
8 13 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (2.49%) MediaWiki
9 10 (2.49%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.49%) IIS
12 5 (1.24%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.75%) WordPress
14 3 (0.75%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (11.69%) PaaS
3 16 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.99%) Heroku
5 12 (2.99%) Engine Yard
6 9 (2.24%) GitHub
7 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.75%) SaaS
10 2 (0.50%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.50%) Office 365
10 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.25%) Route 53
11 1 (0.25%) IaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 51 (12.69%) TCP/IP
1 51 (12.69%) Firewall
2 44 (10.95%) DNS
3 35 (8.71%) LDAP
4 31 (7.71%) VPN
5 29 (7.21%) HTTP
6 24 (5.97%) WAN
7 22 (5.47%) LAN
8 20 (4.98%) DHCP
9 19 (4.73%) VLAN
10 18 (4.48%) Internet
11 16 (3.98%) SAN
12 13 (3.23%) SSL
13 12 (2.99%) Network Security
14 11 (2.74%) BGP
14 11 (2.74%) OSPF
15 10 (2.49%) iSCSI
15 10 (2.49%) IPsec
16 9 (2.24%) EIGRP
16 9 (2.24%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (26.12%) MongoDB
2 95 (23.63%) MySQL
3 69 (17.16%) NoSQL
4 61 (15.17%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (7.71%) Relational Database
7 27 (6.72%) Redis
7 27 (6.72%) Hadoop
8 18 (4.48%) MariaDB
9 16 (3.98%) RDBMS
10 15 (3.73%) Big Data
11 11 (2.74%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.24%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.25%) DB2
14 1 (0.25%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.25%) Riak
14 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 167 (41.54%) Jenkins
2 148 (36.82%) Git (software)
3 103 (25.62%) Maven
4 48 (11.94%) Subversion
5 28 (6.97%) Hudson
6 24 (5.97%) Artifactory
7 19 (4.73%) JIRA
8 12 (2.99%) PHPUnit
9 8 (1.99%) GitLab
10 6 (1.49%) Behat
10 6 (1.49%) Selenium
11 5 (1.24%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.24%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.24%) Grunt
12 4 (1.00%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.00%) Gerrit
13 3 (0.75%) Liquibase
13 3 (0.75%) Ant
13 3 (0.75%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.50%) Firebug
General
1 17 (4.23%) Games
2 5 (1.24%) Law
3 4 (1.00%) Finance
3 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.75%) Banking
4 3 (0.75%) Marketing
4 3 (0.75%) Advertising
4 3 (0.75%) Publishing
5 2 (0.50%) Electronics
5 2 (0.50%) Retail
5 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.25%) Billing
6 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 160 (39.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (18.41%) Developer
3 67 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 57 (14.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 37 (9.20%) Administrator
6 26 (6.47%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (5.72%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (4.73%) Analyst
8 19 (4.73%) Linux Administrator
9 18 (4.48%) Python Developer
9 18 (4.48%) Software Developer
10 15 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (3.48%) Senior Developer
12 12 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
12 12 (2.99%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.99%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.49%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 10 (2.49%) Software Engineer
14 9 (2.24%) Linux Support
14 9 (2.24%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.70%) Web Services
2 40 (9.95%) RabbitMQ
3 39 (9.70%) HTML
4 36 (8.96%) CSS
5 34 (8.46%) MCollective
6 28 (6.97%) LAMP
7 25 (6.22%) HTML5
8 23 (5.72%) XML
9 18 (4.48%) jQuery
9 18 (4.48%) JSON
10 14 (3.48%) RESTful
10 14 (3.48%) CSS3
11 11 (2.74%) .NET
11 11 (2.74%) Backbone.js
11 11 (2.74%) Twisted
11 11 (2.74%) Django
12 10 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (2.49%) Spring
13 9 (2.24%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.17%) Open Source
2 37 (9.20%) Clustering
3 18 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.98%) Device Driver
5 12 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.74%) Replication
7 10 (2.49%) Wiki
8 8 (1.99%) Online Games
9 6 (1.49%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.49%) EFT
10 5 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.24%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.24%) NHS
11 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.00%) W3C
11 4 (1.00%) User Experience
12 3 (0.75%) Interactive TV
13 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 367 (91.29%) Linux
2 188 (46.77%) CentOS
3 99 (24.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (17.16%) Windows
5 61 (15.17%) Debian
6 57 (14.18%) UNIX
7 31 (7.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.99%) Solaris
10 9 (2.24%) SUSE
11 8 (1.99%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.49%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.49%) AIX
13 5 (1.24%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.00%) VMS
14 4 (1.00%) Fedora
14 4 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (57.96%) DevOps
2 148 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (14.68%) Scrum
5 55 (13.68%) Load Balancing
6 50 (12.44%) Build Automation
7 44 (10.95%) Configuration Management
8 32 (7.96%) Change Management
9 30 (7.46%) OO
10 29 (7.21%) Automated Testing
11 25 (6.22%) Software Engineering
12 23 (5.72%) Service Delivery
12 23 (5.72%) Release Management
13 21 (5.22%) ITIL
13 21 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (4.48%) Kanban
15 17 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
16 16 (3.98%) Workflow
17 14 (3.48%) Service Management
17 14 (3.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (35.57%) Python
2 140 (34.83%) Bash Shell
3 136 (33.83%) Ruby
4 135 (33.58%) Java
5 79 (19.65%) Perl
6 70 (17.41%) PHP
7 54 (13.43%) Shell Script
8 52 (12.94%) JavaScript
9 36 (8.96%) SQL
10 20 (4.98%) Scala
11 16 (3.98%) Golang
11 16 (3.98%) Korn
12 12 (2.99%) C#
13 6 (1.49%) C++
14 5 (1.24%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.00%) C
16 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.25%) VBScript
18 1 (0.25%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 84 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 67 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.73%) CCNA
4 5 (1.24%) Degree
4 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) RHCT
7 1 (0.25%) LPIC
7 1 (0.25%) CIPD
7 1 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.73%) QA
2 6 (1.49%) SLA
3 2 (0.50%) HL7
3 2 (0.50%) DICOM
3 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.72%) Docker
3 26 (6.47%) XenServer
4 23 (5.72%) Samba
5 22 (5.47%) Active Directory
6 21 (5.22%) vCloud
7 18 (4.48%) Postfix
8 11 (2.74%) Hyper-V
9 10 (2.49%) Xen
10 9 (2.24%) NFS
11 8 (1.99%) vSphere
12 6 (1.49%) Sendmail
13 4 (1.00%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.75%) Firmware
14 3 (0.75%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.50%) KVM
15 2 (0.50%) Varnish
15 2 (0.50%) Squid
15 2 (0.50%) Ceph
16 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 203 (50.50%) Puppet
2 129 (32.09%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (22.64%) Nagios
4 71 (17.66%) Ansible
5 54 (13.43%) ZABBIX
6 31 (7.71%) Salt
7 22 (5.47%) Kibana
8 20 (4.98%) Graphite
9 18 (4.48%) Zenoss
9 18 (4.48%) Cobbler
10 16 (3.98%) Graylog2
11 13 (3.23%) HAProxy
12 11 (2.74%) logstash
13 10 (2.49%) collectd
14 6 (1.49%) Icinga
15 5 (1.24%) NetBackup
15 5 (1.24%) Capistrano
16 4 (1.00%) SELinux
17 3 (0.75%) Cacti
17 3 (0.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 111 (27.61%) Red Hat
2 102 (25.37%) VMware
3 45 (11.19%) Microsoft
4 35 (8.71%) Splunk
5 31 (7.71%) Oracle
6 24 (5.97%) Citrix
7 16 (3.98%) Perforce
8 14 (3.48%) Cisco
8 14 (3.48%) DigitalOcean
9 13 (3.23%) HP
10 8 (1.99%) Google
11 6 (1.49%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.24%) Zend
12 5 (1.24%) F5
13 4 (1.00%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.00%) EMC
13 4 (1.00%) NetApp
13 4 (1.00%) Symantec
14 3 (0.75%) Scality
14 3 (0.75%) Dell
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