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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
UK / England
Rank 409 402 369
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -33
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 163 192 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.93% 1.94% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 154 155
Median daily rate £475 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £50.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +208.00%

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
8458 9908 10720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.74% 21.28% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5404 5985 6377
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 756 894
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -22 92 £470 +2.17% 23
South East +16 34 £500 +25.00% 23
West Midlands +14 12 £375 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire +13 10 £475 +5.55% 1
North West +33 5 £325 -4.41% 6
South West +14 4 £488 +58.53% 1
East of England -2 4 £413 +14.58% 3
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
North East -16 1 £155 -71.81%
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 421 (99.53%) Linux
2 250 (59.10%) DevOps
3 241 (56.97%) CentOS
4 222 (52.48%) Python
5 165 (39.01%) Puppet
6 158 (37.35%) Jenkins
7 156 (36.88%) Git (software)
8 148 (34.99%) Red Hat
9 142 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
10 136 (32.15%) Bash Shell
11 127 (30.02%) Docker
12 125 (29.55%) Windows
13 124 (29.31%) VMware
14 123 (29.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 118 (27.90%) Amazon AWS
16 115 (27.19%) Ansible
17 108 (25.53%) Java
18 96 (22.70%) Apache
18 96 (22.70%) Ruby
19 92 (21.75%) Continuous Integration
20 91 (21.51%) Perl
21 90 (21.28%) Security Cleared
22 88 (20.80%) PostgreSQL
23 86 (20.33%) MySQL
24 85 (20.09%) VMware Infrastructure
25 82 (19.39%) Configuration Management
26 80 (18.91%) JavaScript
27 78 (18.44%) TCP/IP
27 78 (18.44%) SC Cleared
28 74 (17.49%) DNS

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 96 (22.70%) Apache
2 69 (16.31%) nginx
3 68 (16.08%) Tomcat
4 37 (8.75%) OpenStack
5 34 (8.04%) Jetty
6 30 (7.09%) WildFly
7 29 (6.86%) Confluence
8 24 (5.67%) Mule ESB
9 15 (3.55%) IIS
10 14 (3.31%) JBoss
11 10 (2.36%) SAS
11 10 (2.36%) WebSphere
12 9 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.71%) CMS
13 3 (0.71%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.24%) Drupal
15 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 118 (27.90%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (12.29%) GitHub
3 45 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (3.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (3.78%) PaaS
6 14 (3.31%) Amazon S3
7 11 (2.60%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (2.60%) Google Analytics
8 10 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.36%) IaaS
8 10 (2.36%) Route 53
9 8 (1.89%) G Suite
10 6 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.18%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (0.95%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.95%) SaaS
12 4 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 78 (18.44%) TCP/IP
2 74 (17.49%) DNS
3 52 (12.29%) Firewall
4 49 (11.58%) LDAP
5 47 (11.11%) VPN
6 40 (9.46%) HTTP
7 36 (8.51%) SMTP
8 32 (7.57%) SSL
9 26 (6.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 20 (4.73%) SAN
11 19 (4.49%) DHCP
11 19 (4.49%) DMZ
12 18 (4.26%) SNMP
12 18 (4.26%) SSH
13 13 (3.07%) iSCSI
14 10 (2.36%) FTP
14 10 (2.36%) ICMP
15 8 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (1.89%) Internet
16 7 (1.65%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (20.80%) PostgreSQL
2 86 (20.33%) MySQL
3 43 (10.17%) NoSQL
4 31 (7.33%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.96%) Hadoop
6 14 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.84%) Redis
8 11 (2.60%) SQL Server
9 9 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.13%) Big Data
10 7 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.42%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.47%) HBase
13 2 (0.47%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 158 (37.35%) Jenkins
2 156 (36.88%) Git (software)
3 39 (9.22%) Vagrant
4 34 (8.04%) GitLab
5 33 (7.80%) JIRA
6 32 (7.57%) Gerrit
7 30 (7.09%) Mercurial
8 22 (5.20%) Maven
9 16 (3.78%) Hudson
10 14 (3.31%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.84%) IntelliJ
11 12 (2.84%) Selenium
11 12 (2.84%) TeamCity
12 11 (2.60%) Ant
12 11 (2.60%) Bitbucket
12 11 (2.60%) Gatling
12 11 (2.60%) Grunt
12 11 (2.60%) gulp
12 11 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (2.60%) Sublime Text
General
1 17 (4.02%) Finance
2 13 (3.07%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.60%) Law
4 10 (2.36%) Publishing
5 9 (2.13%) Back Office
6 8 (1.89%) Retail
7 4 (0.95%) Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Games
8 3 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 157 (37.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 77 (18.20%) Linux Engineer
3 70 (16.55%) Administrator
4 69 (16.31%) Developer
5 55 (13.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 51 (12.06%) Systems Administrator
7 45 (10.64%) Linux Administrator
7 45 (10.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 39 (9.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 34 (8.04%) AWS DevOps
9 34 (8.04%) AWS Engineer
10 26 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (4.96%) Java Developer
12 20 (4.73%) Senior DevOps
13 17 (4.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 15 (3.55%) DevOps Administrator
15 13 (3.07%) Consultant
16 12 (2.84%) Java Engineer
16 12 (2.84%) Python Developer
16 12 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (12.77%) LAMP
2 52 (12.29%) HTML
3 48 (11.35%) CSS
4 46 (10.87%) XML
5 40 (9.46%) RabbitMQ
6 36 (8.51%) Node.js
7 35 (8.27%) LEMP Stack
8 34 (8.04%) LAPP Stack
9 28 (6.62%) JSON
10 23 (5.44%) Web Services
11 21 (4.96%) AngularJS
11 21 (4.96%) REST
12 17 (4.02%) jQuery
13 16 (3.78%) RSS
13 16 (3.78%) XSLT
14 14 (3.31%) ELK Stack
15 13 (3.07%) PostGIS
16 12 (2.84%) MCollective
17 11 (2.60%) Gherkin
17 11 (2.60%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.91%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.78%) Web 2.0
4 13 (3.07%) Private Cloud
5 10 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.13%) NHS
7 8 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.65%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.42%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.42%) User Experience
10 5 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.95%) Clustering
11 4 (0.95%) Fintech
11 4 (0.95%) PKI
12 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.71%) Digital TV
12 3 (0.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 421 (99.53%) Linux
2 241 (56.97%) CentOS
3 125 (29.55%) Windows
4 123 (29.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (15.37%) Debian
6 54 (12.77%) Unix
7 40 (9.46%) Windows Server
8 33 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (4.49%) SUSE
10 17 (4.02%) Mac OS X
11 14 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (2.60%) Android
12 11 (2.60%) Windows 10
13 10 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (2.13%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.89%) Windows 7
16 7 (1.65%) Fedora
16 7 (1.65%) Solaris
17 6 (1.42%) Windows 2000
18 5 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (59.10%) DevOps
2 142 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (21.75%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (19.39%) Configuration Management
5 74 (17.49%) Scrum
6 59 (13.95%) Open Source
7 47 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 36 (8.51%) Load Balancing
9 30 (7.09%) Analytics
10 28 (6.62%) ITIL
11 26 (6.15%) Automated Testing
12 19 (4.49%) Service Management
12 19 (4.49%) Web Development
12 19 (4.49%) Web Operations
13 18 (4.26%) OOP
14 17 (4.02%) Software Engineering
15 16 (3.78%) E-Commerce
15 16 (3.78%) Workflow
16 15 (3.55%) OO
16 15 (3.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 222 (52.48%) Python
2 136 (32.15%) Bash Shell
3 108 (25.53%) Java
4 96 (22.70%) Ruby
5 91 (21.51%) Perl
6 80 (18.91%) JavaScript
7 48 (11.35%) PHP
8 33 (7.80%) C
8 33 (7.80%) PowerShell
9 25 (5.91%) SQL
10 22 (5.20%) Groovy
10 22 (5.20%) Shell Script
11 17 (4.02%) C#
12 16 (3.78%) Scala
13 13 (3.07%) Go
14 11 (2.60%) C++
14 11 (2.60%) Haskell
15 10 (2.36%) Korn
16 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.71%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 90 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 78 (18.44%) SC Cleared
3 38 (8.98%) Degree
4 10 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.89%) CCNP
5 8 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.89%) RHCE
6 7 (1.65%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.42%) CCNA
7 6 (1.42%) CEH
7 6 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.42%) RHCT
8 5 (1.18%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.95%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.71%) RHCA
11 2 (0.47%) ISEB
11 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.47%) MCSE
12 1 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.84%) QA
2 7 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 127 (30.02%) Docker
2 85 (20.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (11.35%) Virtual Machines
4 37 (8.75%) Xen
5 30 (7.09%) Active Directory
6 17 (4.02%) KVM
7 13 (3.07%) iptables
8 10 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.36%) VMware Server
8 10 (2.36%) vSphere
9 9 (2.13%) NFS
9 9 (2.13%) VirtualBox
9 9 (2.13%) VMware ESX
10 8 (1.89%) Squid
11 7 (1.65%) Dovecot
11 7 (1.65%) Postfix
11 7 (1.65%) Sendmail
11 7 (1.65%) vCloud
11 7 (1.65%) XenApp
11 7 (1.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 165 (39.01%) Puppet
2 115 (27.19%) Ansible
3 71 (16.78%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (10.64%) HAProxy
4 45 (10.64%) ZABBIX
5 41 (9.69%) Kibana
6 33 (7.80%) Nagios
7 30 (7.09%) logstash
8 28 (6.62%) Terraform
9 23 (5.44%) Grafana
10 15 (3.55%) SELinux
11 12 (2.84%) Kubernetes
11 12 (2.84%) Salt
12 9 (2.13%) Consul
12 9 (2.13%) Pingdom
12 9 (2.13%) SCCM
13 8 (1.89%) Cacti
14 7 (1.65%) WSUS
14 7 (1.65%) yum
15 6 (1.42%) Mesos
Vendors
1 148 (34.99%) Red Hat
2 124 (29.31%) VMware
3 35 (8.27%) Splunk
4 31 (7.33%) Google
5 30 (7.09%) Microsoft
6 25 (5.91%) Atlassian
7 21 (4.96%) Cisco
8 15 (3.55%) Dell
9 14 (3.31%) AppDynamics
10 12 (2.84%) SaltStack
11 11 (2.60%) HP
12 10 (2.36%) Apple
12 10 (2.36%) Citrix
12 10 (2.36%) PagerDuty
13 8 (1.89%) EMC
14 7 (1.65%) Symantec
15 6 (1.42%) Oracle
15 6 (1.42%) Rackspace
15 6 (1.42%) ServiceNow
16 5 (1.18%) Veracode
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