The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 434 443 445
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 189 177 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 1.58% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 123 111
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £236 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +168.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +181.25%
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
11310 11180 11167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.89% 22.33% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7242 6651 6477
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 875 938
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 109 £500 +11.11% 34
South East +15 36 £393 +6.80% 16
Yorkshire -8 19 £450 +56.52% 2
East Midlands -5 7 £281 -36.22% 7
East of England - 7 £438 - 1
North West -6 6 £500 +5.26% 1
West Midlands -43 5 £356 +1.78% 7
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 363 (100.00%) Linux
2 206 (56.75%) CentOS
3 200 (55.10%) DevOps
4 176 (48.48%) Puppet
5 150 (41.32%) Jenkins
6 144 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (39.39%) Red Hat
8 131 (36.09%) Python
8 131 (36.09%) Git (software)
9 130 (35.81%) Bash Shell
10 123 (33.88%) Amazon AWS
11 115 (31.68%) Ansible
12 114 (31.40%) VMware
13 112 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
14 108 (29.75%) Windows
15 94 (25.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 94 (25.90%) Opscode Chef
16 93 (25.62%) Ruby
17 92 (25.34%) Java
18 86 (23.69%) Configuration Management
19 85 (23.42%) MySQL
20 77 (21.21%) Perl
21 76 (20.94%) VMware Infrastructure
22 73 (20.11%) Security Cleared
22 73 (20.11%) Apache
23 67 (18.46%) DNS
23 67 (18.46%) Docker
23 67 (18.46%) Continuous Delivery
24 60 (16.53%) OpenStack
25 59 (16.25%) SC Cleared

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 73 (20.11%) Apache
2 60 (16.53%) OpenStack
3 41 (11.29%) Confluence
4 40 (11.02%) nginx
5 37 (10.19%) Tomcat
6 23 (6.34%) JBoss
7 17 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.48%) Mule ESB
9 6 (1.65%) Jetty
9 6 (1.65%) WordPress
10 5 (1.38%) IIS
10 5 (1.38%) SAS
11 4 (1.10%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.10%) MediaWiki
12 3 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.83%) CMS
12 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.83%) WildFly
13 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 123 (33.88%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.79%) GitHub
3 18 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.03%) PaaS
5 10 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.38%) Google Apps
8 5 (1.38%) Office 365
9 3 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.83%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.83%) Engine Yard
9 3 (0.83%) Heroku
9 3 (0.83%) IaaS
9 3 (0.83%) SaaS
10 2 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (18.46%) DNS
2 42 (11.57%) VPN
3 37 (10.19%) DHCP
4 28 (7.71%) Firewall
5 25 (6.89%) HTTP
6 22 (6.06%) IPsec
7 20 (5.51%) LDAP
8 17 (4.68%) iSCSI
8 17 (4.68%) SMTP
9 15 (4.13%) BGP
9 15 (4.13%) IPv6
9 15 (4.13%) TCP/IP
10 14 (3.86%) SAN
11 11 (3.03%) DMZ
11 11 (3.03%) FTP
11 11 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
12 9 (2.48%) IMAP
12 9 (2.48%) Reverse Proxy
13 8 (2.20%) Network Security
13 8 (2.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (23.42%) MySQL
2 50 (13.77%) MongoDB
3 48 (13.22%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 24 (6.61%) Redis
6 16 (4.41%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.58%) HBase
8 11 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.75%) Big Data
10 9 (2.48%) SQL Server
11 8 (2.20%) MariaDB
12 7 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.83%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.83%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.28%) CloverETL
15 1 (0.28%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 150 (41.32%) Jenkins
2 131 (36.09%) Git (software)
3 48 (13.22%) JIRA
4 29 (7.99%) Hudson
4 29 (7.99%) Maven
5 19 (5.23%) SonarQube
6 16 (4.41%) Subversion
7 15 (4.13%) Cucumber
7 15 (4.13%) Gerrit
7 15 (4.13%) Selenium
8 14 (3.86%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (3.31%) Artifactory
10 11 (3.03%) Mercurial
10 11 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (3.03%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.48%) Appium
11 9 (2.48%) Mocha
11 9 (2.48%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.20%) IntelliJ
13 7 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (4.96%) Publishing
2 14 (3.86%) Marketing
3 10 (2.75%) Finance
4 6 (1.65%) Back Office
4 6 (1.65%) Banking
4 6 (1.65%) Retail
4 6 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.38%) Games
6 2 (0.55%) Advertising
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 148 (40.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (20.39%) Linux Engineer
3 61 (16.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 50 (13.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 46 (12.67%) Administrator
6 43 (11.85%) AWS Engineer
7 40 (11.02%) AWS DevOps
8 37 (10.19%) Systems Administrator
9 32 (8.82%) Developer
10 29 (7.99%) Linux Administrator
11 28 (7.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 27 (7.44%) Operations Engineer
13 25 (6.89%) Senior DevOps
13 25 (6.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 23 (6.34%) Consultant
15 16 (4.41%) Support Engineer
16 14 (3.86%) Java Developer
17 13 (3.58%) Windows Engineer
18 10 (2.75%) PHP Developer
18 10 (2.75%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.40%) Web Services
2 34 (9.37%) LAMP
3 25 (6.89%) CSS
4 24 (6.61%) RESTful
5 22 (6.06%) Node.js
6 21 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
7 20 (5.51%) LEMP Stack
8 19 (5.23%) LAPP Stack
8 19 (5.23%) XML
9 18 (4.96%) ELK Stack
10 17 (4.68%) HTML
10 17 (4.68%) MCollective
11 14 (3.86%) .NET
12 12 (3.31%) jQuery
13 11 (3.03%) J2EE
13 11 (3.03%) Spring
13 11 (3.03%) Spring Boot
14 10 (2.75%) Apache Camel
14 10 (2.75%) HTML5
15 9 (2.48%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.71%) Public Cloud
2 15 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.13%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.86%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.03%) Clustering
5 11 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
6 9 (2.48%) Device Driver
7 8 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.93%) PKI
9 6 (1.65%) NHS
9 6 (1.65%) User Experience
10 5 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.38%) Online Games
11 4 (1.10%) Blog
11 4 (1.10%) Derivative
11 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.10%) MPEG
11 4 (1.10%) STB
11 4 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 363 (100.00%) Linux
2 206 (56.75%) CentOS
3 108 (29.75%) Windows
4 94 (25.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (12.95%) Windows Server
6 44 (12.12%) Debian
7 41 (11.29%) Unix
8 24 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (5.23%) Fedora
10 16 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (4.13%) Windows 7
11 15 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (3.03%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.75%) Windows 10
14 9 (2.48%) Android
15 7 (1.93%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.65%) Solaris
17 5 (1.38%) SUSE
17 5 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (55.10%) DevOps
2 144 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (23.69%) Configuration Management
5 67 (18.46%) Continuous Delivery
6 52 (14.33%) Scrum
7 50 (13.77%) Open Source
8 28 (7.71%) Workflow
9 26 (7.16%) Build Automation
9 26 (7.16%) Load Balancing
10 24 (6.61%) High Availability
10 24 (6.61%) Software Engineering
11 23 (6.34%) TDD
11 23 (6.34%) Web Operations
12 22 (6.06%) ITIL
13 20 (5.51%) Security Hardening
14 19 (5.23%) SOA
15 16 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (4.41%) Mentoring
15 16 (4.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (36.09%) Python
2 130 (35.81%) Bash Shell
3 93 (25.62%) Ruby
4 92 (25.34%) Java
5 77 (21.21%) Perl
6 54 (14.88%) PHP
7 26 (7.16%) C
7 26 (7.16%) SQL
8 24 (6.61%) C++
8 24 (6.61%) JavaScript
9 21 (5.79%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.23%) PowerShell
11 15 (4.13%) C#
12 12 (3.31%) VBScript
13 11 (3.03%) VB
14 9 (2.48%) Groovy
14 9 (2.48%) Korn
15 6 (1.65%) Scala
16 3 (0.83%) Go
17 2 (0.55%) sed
Qualifications
1 73 (20.11%) Security Cleared
2 59 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.89%) Degree
4 15 (4.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.75%) MCSE
5 10 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.20%) MCSA
7 7 (1.93%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.65%) CCNA
8 6 (1.65%) MCSD
9 5 (1.38%) AWS Certification
10 4 (1.10%) CCNP
10 4 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.55%) ACMT
11 2 (0.55%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.55%) CCA
11 2 (0.55%) CEH
11 2 (0.55%) MCTS
11 2 (0.55%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.93%) QA
3 3 (0.83%) SLA
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 76 (20.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (18.46%) Docker
3 35 (9.64%) Active Directory
4 31 (8.54%) Hyper-V
5 29 (7.99%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (6.89%) vSphere
7 17 (4.68%) NFS
8 15 (4.13%) iptables
9 12 (3.31%) vCloud
10 11 (3.03%) KVM
11 10 (2.75%) Squid
12 9 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (2.48%) VMware Server
13 8 (2.20%) Postfix
14 6 (1.65%) Sendmail
15 5 (1.38%) Dovecot
15 5 (1.38%) XenServer
16 4 (1.10%) Samba
16 4 (1.10%) SpamAssassin
16 4 (1.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 176 (48.48%) Puppet
2 115 (31.68%) Ansible
3 94 (25.90%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (15.15%) Nagios
5 34 (9.37%) ZABBIX
6 32 (8.82%) HAProxy
6 32 (8.82%) logstash
7 26 (7.16%) Salt
8 19 (5.23%) Kibana
9 16 (4.41%) Cacti
9 16 (4.41%) Terraform
10 13 (3.58%) Rundeck
11 11 (3.03%) Kubernetes
11 11 (3.03%) OVSD
11 11 (3.03%) SCCM
12 10 (2.75%) SCOM
13 9 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 8 (2.20%) OpenNebula
15 7 (1.93%) Graphite
16 6 (1.65%) Icinga
Vendors
1 143 (39.39%) Red Hat
2 114 (31.40%) VMware
3 51 (14.05%) Microsoft
4 23 (6.34%) Atlassian
5 20 (5.51%) HP
6 19 (5.23%) Google
7 15 (4.13%) Cisco
8 12 (3.31%) Oracle
9 10 (2.75%) Black Duck
9 10 (2.75%) Sonatype
9 10 (2.75%) Splunk
9 10 (2.75%) Veracode
10 7 (1.93%) Citrix
11 5 (1.38%) hybris
11 5 (1.38%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.10%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.10%) New Relic
12 4 (1.10%) Percona
12 4 (1.10%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.10%) WSO2
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