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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 439 475 508
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +33
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 125 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.14% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 26
Average daily rate £355 £395 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.12% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £266 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% +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
10941 9208 11230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.01% 21.41% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6225 5006 5859
Average daily rate £350 £358 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 954 1089
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £39.05
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 24 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
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 April 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 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 +28 71 £355 -13.93% 21
South East +15 19 £450 +40.62% 6
East of England -11 12 - -
Yorkshire - 12 £310 - 3
South West -7 8 £413 -13.11% 3
North West - 2 - - 2
West Midlands -18 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 184 (90.64%) Linux
2 95 (46.80%) Puppet
3 87 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 76 (37.44%) MySQL
5 75 (36.95%) Apache
6 55 (27.09%) Java
7 54 (26.60%) PHP
8 52 (25.62%) Windows
8 52 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
9 49 (24.14%) CentOS
9 49 (24.14%) Python
10 47 (23.15%) Debian
11 45 (22.17%) Nagios
12 44 (21.67%) VMware
13 43 (21.18%) Ruby
13 43 (21.18%) Perl
14 42 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (19.21%) Git (software)
16 38 (18.72%) nginx
16 38 (18.72%) Bash Shell
17 37 (18.23%) Open Source
18 35 (17.24%) Web Services
19 33 (16.26%) DNS
19 33 (16.26%) JavaScript
20 32 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 31 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (15.27%) Shell Script
22 29 (14.29%) MongoDB
23 28 (13.79%) LAMP
24 27 (13.30%) CSS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 75 (36.95%) Apache
2 38 (18.72%) nginx
3 22 (10.84%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.40%) WordPress
5 11 (5.42%) IIS
6 10 (4.93%) Confluence
6 10 (4.93%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (3.45%) CMS
7 7 (3.45%) Drupal
8 5 (2.46%) Node.js
9 4 (1.97%) MediaWiki
10 3 (1.48%) LiveCycle
10 3 (1.48%) Joomla!
10 3 (1.48%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.49%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.43%) Amazon S3
4 9 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.96%) Route 53
6 5 (2.46%) Joyent
6 5 (2.46%) CloudFront
7 4 (1.97%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (1.97%) SaaS
8 2 (0.99%) IaaS
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.49%) GitHub
9 1 (0.49%) PaaS
9 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.26%) DNS
2 25 (12.32%) LDAP
2 25 (12.32%) Firewall
3 22 (10.84%) HTTP
3 22 (10.84%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.90%) iSCSI
5 13 (6.40%) SSL
6 12 (5.91%) VPN
7 10 (4.93%) LAN
8 8 (3.94%) WAN
8 8 (3.94%) SMTP
8 8 (3.94%) SAN
9 7 (3.45%) DHCP
9 7 (3.45%) VLAN
10 6 (2.96%) SSH
10 6 (2.96%) NAS
10 6 (2.96%) Network Security
10 6 (2.96%) Internet
11 5 (2.46%) SNMP
11 5 (2.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (37.44%) MySQL
2 29 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 25 (12.32%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (7.39%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.40%) SQL Server
6 11 (5.42%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.42%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.94%) Redis
8 5 (2.46%) Big Data
9 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.99%) Riak
11 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.99%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.49%) HBase
12 1 (0.49%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 39 (19.21%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.81%) Jenkins
3 24 (11.82%) JIRA
4 20 (9.85%) Subversion
5 8 (3.94%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.45%) JMeter
7 6 (2.96%) Hudson
8 4 (1.97%) JUnit
9 3 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.48%) Behat
9 3 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.99%) jMock
10 2 (0.99%) Maven
11 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.49%) Selenium
11 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.49%) Bazaar
11 1 (0.49%) RubyGems
11 1 (0.49%) Grunt
General
1 11 (5.42%) Games
2 9 (4.43%) Advertising
3 8 (3.94%) Publishing
3 8 (3.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.96%) Marketing
5 4 (1.97%) Finance
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (33.50%) Administrator
2 65 (32.02%) Systems Administrator
3 37 (18.23%) Linux Administrator
3 37 (18.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (16.75%) Developer
5 33 (16.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 20 (9.85%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) LAMP Developer
7 11 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.93%) UNIX Administrator
9 9 (4.43%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.45%) Analyst
12 6 (2.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.96%) Ruby Developer
13 5 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (2.46%) PHP Developer
13 5 (2.46%) Systems Support
14 4 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.24%) Web Services
2 28 (13.79%) LAMP
3 27 (13.30%) CSS
4 23 (11.33%) HTML
5 19 (9.36%) XML
6 18 (8.87%) JSON
7 16 (7.88%) .NET
7 16 (7.88%) REST
8 15 (7.39%) jQuery
9 14 (6.90%) Ajax
10 12 (5.91%) XHTML
11 10 (4.93%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (3.94%) SOAP
13 6 (2.96%) Symfony
14 5 (2.46%) Spring
14 5 (2.46%) RESTful
14 5 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (1.97%) HTML5
16 3 (1.48%) Software Packaging
16 3 (1.48%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.23%) Open Source
2 9 (4.43%) NHS
3 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.45%) Online Games
3 7 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.96%) Replication
5 5 (2.46%) Wiki
6 3 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.48%) Clustering
6 3 (1.48%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.48%) Social Media
7 2 (0.99%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.49%) New Media
8 1 (0.49%) Informatics
8 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 184 (90.64%) Linux
2 52 (25.62%) Windows
3 49 (24.14%) CentOS
4 47 (23.15%) Debian
5 42 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (10.84%) UNIX
7 19 (9.36%) Solaris
8 14 (6.90%) Android
9 13 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (6.40%) Apple iOS
10 12 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.96%) Fedora
13 5 (2.46%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.97%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.97%) SUSE
15 3 (1.48%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.48%) Scientific Linux
16 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.84%) Configuration Management
2 21 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (7.88%) TDD
5 13 (6.40%) Service Management
5 13 (6.40%) OO
5 13 (6.40%) E-Commerce
6 12 (5.91%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (5.42%) Android Development
7 11 (5.42%) iOS Development
7 11 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.42%) Scrum
8 9 (4.43%) MVC
9 8 (3.94%) Workflow
9 8 (3.94%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.45%) Release Management
10 7 (3.45%) Integration Testing
10 7 (3.45%) Build Automation
11 6 (2.96%) OOP
11 6 (2.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (27.09%) Java
2 54 (26.60%) PHP
3 49 (24.14%) Python
4 43 (21.18%) Ruby
4 43 (21.18%) Perl
5 38 (18.72%) Bash Shell
6 33 (16.26%) JavaScript
7 31 (15.27%) Shell Script
8 22 (10.84%) SQL
9 13 (6.40%) PHP5
10 12 (5.91%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.91%) C
11 9 (4.43%) C++
12 6 (2.96%) C#
12 6 (2.96%) XPath
13 5 (2.46%) Korn
14 4 (1.97%) Golang
15 3 (1.48%) Groovy
15 3 (1.48%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.48%) Degree
3 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.48%) MCSA
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.99%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) RHCE
5 1 (0.49%) RHCT
5 1 (0.49%) LPIC
5 1 (0.49%) MCITP
5 1 (0.49%) CCNA
5 1 (0.49%) MCP
5 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (13.30%) NFS
3 16 (7.88%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.93%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.43%) Postfix
5 9 (4.43%) KVM
6 8 (3.94%) Sendmail
6 8 (3.94%) Squid
7 7 (3.45%) Varnish
8 5 (2.46%) XenServer
8 5 (2.46%) Samba
8 5 (2.46%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.48%) Apache Flume
9 3 (1.48%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.48%) Dovecot
10 2 (0.99%) vSphere
10 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.99%) vCloud
11 1 (0.49%) Docker
11 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 95 (46.80%) Puppet
2 52 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (22.17%) Nagios
4 22 (10.84%) ZABBIX
5 21 (10.34%) HAProxy
6 10 (4.93%) Cacti
7 9 (4.43%) Zenoss
8 8 (3.94%) Ganglia
9 7 (3.45%) Capistrano
10 6 (2.96%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (1.97%) StatsD
12 2 (0.99%) Ansible
12 2 (0.99%) Munin
12 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.99%) WSUS
12 2 (0.99%) SCCM
12 2 (0.99%) SCOM
13 1 (0.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 87 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 44 (21.67%) VMware
3 21 (10.34%) Oracle
4 18 (8.87%) Splunk
5 15 (7.39%) Rackspace
5 15 (7.39%) Cisco
6 11 (5.42%) NetApp
6 11 (5.42%) Citrix
7 10 (4.93%) HP
8 6 (2.96%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.46%) Google
9 5 (2.46%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.97%) Sun
10 4 (1.97%) F5
11 3 (1.48%) Symantec
11 3 (1.48%) Adobe
11 3 (1.48%) Dell
12 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.99%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
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