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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 333 468 457
Rank change year-on-year
+135 -11
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 267 83 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 0.78% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 63 46
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £318
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +57.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £22.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-44.19% -37.77%
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
11585 10648 9916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.37% 22.74% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6961 6073 5308
Average daily rate £363 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 966 1058
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +110 186 £450 +9.09% 25
South East -14 21 £400 -15.11% 10
Yorkshire - 21 £225 - 3
South West - 15 £425 - 2
East of England -1 10 £375 - 4
East Midlands - 7 £313 -
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 4
North West - 3 - - 7
North East - - - -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 358 (91.33%) Linux
2 224 (57.14%) DevOps
3 196 (50.00%) Puppet
4 181 (46.17%) CentOS
5 155 (39.54%) Jenkins
6 146 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
7 142 (36.22%) Python
7 142 (36.22%) Git (software)
8 138 (35.20%) Java
9 137 (34.95%) Bash Shell
10 131 (33.42%) Ruby
10 131 (33.42%) Opscode Chef
11 115 (29.34%) Continuous Integration
12 114 (29.08%) Red Hat
13 101 (25.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 99 (25.26%) Maven
15 97 (24.74%) VMware
16 95 (24.23%) MongoDB
17 93 (23.72%) Nagios
18 91 (23.21%) MySQL
19 81 (20.66%) Apache
20 80 (20.41%) Perl
21 76 (19.39%) PHP
22 74 (18.88%) Security Cleared
23 68 (17.35%) Debian
24 66 (16.84%) NoSQL
24 66 (16.84%) Open Source
25 62 (15.82%) Ansible
25 62 (15.82%) Windows
26 60 (15.31%) UNIX

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 81 (20.66%) Apache
2 51 (13.01%) OpenStack
3 35 (8.93%) nginx
4 26 (6.63%) Node.js
5 23 (5.87%) Tomcat
6 19 (4.85%) JBoss
7 12 (3.06%) Confluence
7 12 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (2.30%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.53%) MediaWiki
11 5 (1.28%) Apache Spark
12 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.77%) WordPress
13 3 (0.77%) Lync
13 3 (0.77%) Gunicorn
13 3 (0.77%) Drupal
13 3 (0.77%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) osCommerce
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.95%) PaaS
3 14 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.81%) Amazon S3
4 11 (2.81%) Heroku
4 11 (2.81%) Engine Yard
5 7 (1.79%) GitHub
6 5 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.77%) SaaS
7 3 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.51%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.51%) Office 365
9 1 (0.26%) Route 53
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.73%) Firewall
2 44 (11.22%) TCP/IP
3 39 (9.95%) DNS
4 31 (7.91%) LDAP
5 29 (7.40%) VPN
6 28 (7.14%) HTTP
7 23 (5.87%) WAN
8 22 (5.61%) Internet
9 21 (5.36%) LAN
10 20 (5.10%) DHCP
11 19 (4.85%) SAN
12 14 (3.57%) VLAN
13 10 (2.55%) SSL
13 10 (2.55%) Network Security
14 9 (2.30%) OSPF
14 9 (2.30%) BGP
15 8 (2.04%) SMTP
15 8 (2.04%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.79%) IPsec
17 6 (1.53%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (24.23%) MongoDB
2 91 (23.21%) MySQL
3 66 (16.84%) NoSQL
4 55 (14.03%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (8.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 25 (6.38%) Redis
8 24 (6.12%) Hadoop
9 15 (3.83%) Big Data
9 15 (3.83%) MariaDB
10 12 (3.06%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.04%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.28%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.51%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.26%) SimpleDB
14 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.26%) DB2
14 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 155 (39.54%) Jenkins
2 142 (36.22%) Git (software)
3 99 (25.26%) Maven
4 44 (11.22%) Subversion
5 25 (6.38%) Hudson
6 20 (5.10%) Artifactory
7 16 (4.08%) JIRA
8 11 (2.81%) PHPUnit
9 8 (2.04%) GitLab
10 7 (1.79%) Selenium
11 5 (1.28%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.28%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.28%) Grunt
11 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.28%) Behat
12 4 (1.02%) Ant
13 3 (0.77%) JUnit
13 3 (0.77%) Gerrit
13 3 (0.77%) Liquibase
14 2 (0.51%) PhantomJS
General
1 18 (4.59%) Games
2 6 (1.53%) Finance
3 5 (1.28%) Law
4 4 (1.02%) Publishing
5 3 (0.77%) Marketing
5 3 (0.77%) Advertising
5 3 (0.77%) Banking
6 2 (0.51%) Retail
6 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.51%) Electronics
6 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 156 (39.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (18.88%) Developer
3 63 (16.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 62 (15.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 38 (9.69%) Administrator
6 30 (7.65%) Linux Engineer
7 29 (7.40%) Systems Administrator
8 24 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
9 20 (5.10%) Python Developer
9 20 (5.10%) Analyst
10 15 (3.83%) Software Developer
10 15 (3.83%) Senior Developer
10 15 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.06%) Java Developer
12 12 (3.06%) Operations Engineer
13 10 (2.55%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 10 (2.55%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.55%) Support Engineer
13 10 (2.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.46%) Web Services
2 37 (9.44%) HTML
3 36 (9.18%) RabbitMQ
4 35 (8.93%) LAMP
5 34 (8.67%) CSS
6 33 (8.42%) MCollective
7 23 (5.87%) XML
8 22 (5.61%) HTML5
9 18 (4.59%) JSON
9 18 (4.59%) jQuery
10 14 (3.57%) RESTful
10 14 (3.57%) .NET
11 11 (2.81%) Django
11 11 (2.81%) REST
11 11 (2.81%) CSS3
11 11 (2.81%) Twisted
11 11 (2.81%) Backbone.js
12 10 (2.55%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (2.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.84%) Open Source
2 28 (7.14%) Clustering
3 24 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.06%) Device Driver
4 12 (3.06%) Replication
5 8 (2.04%) Online Games
6 6 (1.53%) EFT
6 6 (1.53%) Wiki
7 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.28%) NHS
7 5 (1.28%) W3C
8 4 (1.02%) User Experience
8 4 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.77%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.51%) PACS
10 2 (0.51%) STB
Operating Systems
1 358 (91.33%) Linux
2 181 (46.17%) CentOS
3 101 (25.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 68 (17.35%) Debian
5 62 (15.82%) Windows
6 60 (15.31%) UNIX
7 26 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (3.06%) Solaris
9 12 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.30%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.30%) SUSE
11 8 (2.04%) AIX
12 6 (1.53%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.28%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.02%) VMS
14 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.02%) Fedora
15 3 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (57.14%) DevOps
2 146 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (29.34%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (13.27%) Build Automation
4 52 (13.27%) Scrum
5 48 (12.24%) Load Balancing
6 47 (11.99%) Configuration Management
7 32 (8.16%) OO
8 27 (6.89%) Change Management
9 25 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 24 (6.12%) ITIL
10 24 (6.12%) Automated Testing
11 23 (5.87%) Service Delivery
12 21 (5.36%) Release Management
13 20 (5.10%) Kanban
14 19 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (4.34%) Workflow
16 14 (3.57%) Service Management
16 14 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (3.32%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (36.22%) Python
2 138 (35.20%) Java
3 137 (34.95%) Bash Shell
4 131 (33.42%) Ruby
5 80 (20.41%) Perl
6 76 (19.39%) PHP
7 54 (13.78%) JavaScript
8 51 (13.01%) Shell Script
9 35 (8.93%) SQL
10 18 (4.59%) Scala
11 14 (3.57%) Golang
12 12 (3.06%) Korn
13 9 (2.30%) C#
14 6 (1.53%) C++
14 6 (1.53%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.77%) C
15 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.51%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.26%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 74 (18.88%) Security Cleared
2 58 (14.80%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.81%) CCNA
3 11 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.53%) Degree
5 5 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.51%) RHCE
6 2 (0.51%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.51%) LPIC
7 1 (0.26%) CIPD
7 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.26%) RHCT
7 1 (0.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.32%) QA
2 8 (2.04%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) HL7
4 2 (0.51%) DICOM
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (6.63%) XenServer
3 23 (5.87%) Docker
4 22 (5.61%) vCloud
5 21 (5.36%) Samba
6 18 (4.59%) Active Directory
7 13 (3.32%) Postfix
8 9 (2.30%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.30%) vSphere
8 9 (2.30%) Xen
9 8 (2.04%) NFS
10 5 (1.28%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.28%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.77%) KVM
11 3 (0.77%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.51%) Ceph
12 2 (0.51%) Varnish
12 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 196 (50.00%) Puppet
2 131 (33.42%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (23.72%) Nagios
4 62 (15.82%) Ansible
5 48 (12.24%) ZABBIX
6 33 (8.42%) Salt
7 23 (5.87%) Kibana
8 21 (5.36%) Graphite
8 21 (5.36%) Zenoss
9 18 (4.59%) Graylog2
10 14 (3.57%) Cobbler
11 12 (3.06%) HAProxy
12 9 (2.30%) collectd
12 9 (2.30%) logstash
13 6 (1.53%) Icinga
13 6 (1.53%) Capistrano
14 4 (1.02%) SELinux
15 3 (0.77%) Vagrant
15 3 (0.77%) Cacti
15 3 (0.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 114 (29.08%) Red Hat
2 97 (24.74%) VMware
3 39 (9.95%) Microsoft
4 38 (9.69%) Splunk
5 28 (7.14%) Oracle
6 21 (5.36%) Citrix
7 18 (4.59%) Perforce
8 14 (3.57%) DigitalOcean
9 11 (2.81%) HP
10 8 (2.04%) Cisco
11 7 (1.79%) Google
12 6 (1.53%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.53%) Zend
13 4 (1.02%) EMC
13 4 (1.02%) SaltStack
14 3 (0.77%) Rackspace
14 3 (0.77%) Symantec
14 3 (0.77%) Dell
14 3 (0.77%) Atmel
15 2 (0.51%) F5
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