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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 434 449 456
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 192 164 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.70% 1.46% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 109 80
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +82.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +90.62%
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
11290 11211 10887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.56% 22.36% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7147 6562 6303
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 920 974
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.83 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 May 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 May 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 +9 107 £500 +11.11% 46
South East +33 45 £400 +14.28% 9
Yorkshire +11 18 £450 +100.00% 3
East of England +13 7 £438 +75.00% 2
East Midlands +8 6 £275 -42.10% 2
North West -3 5 £475 - 3
West Midlands -23 3 - - 7
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 373 (100.00%) Linux
2 221 (59.25%) CentOS
3 214 (57.37%) DevOps
4 195 (52.28%) Puppet
5 181 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
6 156 (41.82%) Jenkins
7 153 (41.02%) Git (software)
8 152 (40.75%) Bash Shell
9 135 (36.19%) Amazon AWS
10 129 (34.58%) Continuous Integration
11 126 (33.78%) Configuration Management
12 125 (33.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 123 (32.98%) VMware
14 121 (32.44%) Python
15 120 (32.17%) Red Hat
16 117 (31.37%) Java
16 117 (31.37%) Ansible
17 113 (30.29%) Ruby
18 96 (25.74%) Windows
19 85 (22.79%) MySQL
20 83 (22.25%) Opscode Chef
21 82 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
22 79 (21.18%) Security Cleared
23 71 (19.03%) Scrum
24 69 (18.50%) Apache
24 69 (18.50%) SC Cleared
24 69 (18.50%) Docker
25 66 (17.69%) Continuous Delivery
26 62 (16.62%) DNS
27 61 (16.35%) Perl

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 69 (18.50%) Apache
2 53 (14.21%) OpenStack
3 45 (12.06%) Confluence
4 38 (10.19%) Tomcat
5 35 (9.38%) nginx
6 27 (7.24%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (5.36%) Node.js
8 16 (4.29%) JBoss
9 9 (2.41%) Jetty
10 7 (1.88%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.88%) WordPress
11 6 (1.61%) Mule ESB
12 5 (1.34%) CMS
12 5 (1.34%) IIS
12 5 (1.34%) SAS
13 3 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.80%) Gunicorn
13 3 (0.80%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.80%) uWSGI
14 2 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 135 (36.19%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.43%) GitHub
3 14 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.34%) Office 365
6 5 (1.34%) PaaS
7 4 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.07%) Heroku
7 4 (1.07%) SaaS
8 3 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.80%) Engine Yard
8 3 (0.80%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.80%) IaaS
9 2 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (16.62%) DNS
2 35 (9.38%) VPN
3 30 (8.04%) DHCP
4 22 (5.90%) HTTP
5 19 (5.09%) Firewall
5 19 (5.09%) SMTP
6 17 (4.56%) IPsec
7 16 (4.29%) iSCSI
8 15 (4.02%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.22%) LDAP
10 11 (2.95%) BGP
10 11 (2.95%) FTP
10 11 (2.95%) IMAP
10 11 (2.95%) IPv6
10 11 (2.95%) Software-Defined Networking
11 10 (2.68%) SAN
12 8 (2.14%) DMZ
13 7 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.88%) MRTG
13 7 (1.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (22.79%) MySQL
2 52 (13.94%) MongoDB
3 38 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (7.24%) NoSQL
5 23 (6.17%) Hadoop
6 21 (5.63%) Redis
7 16 (4.29%) Big Data
8 15 (4.02%) HBase
9 11 (2.95%) MariaDB
10 9 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.88%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.61%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.34%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.07%) SQL Server
15 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
16 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 1 (0.27%) CouchDB
16 1 (0.27%) DB2
16 1 (0.27%) Infinispan
16 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 156 (41.82%) Jenkins
2 153 (41.02%) Git (software)
3 57 (15.28%) JIRA
4 53 (14.21%) Maven
5 25 (6.70%) Cucumber
6 23 (6.17%) Selenium
6 23 (6.17%) SonarQube
7 19 (5.09%) Hudson
8 16 (4.29%) Appium
8 16 (4.29%) Mocha
9 14 (3.75%) Vagrant
10 12 (3.22%) Gerrit
10 12 (3.22%) IntelliJ
10 12 (3.22%) Subversion
11 11 (2.95%) Geb
11 11 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (2.95%) Spock
11 11 (2.95%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.68%) Artifactory
General
1 20 (5.36%) Publishing
2 14 (3.75%) Marketing
3 8 (2.14%) Finance
4 7 (1.88%) Retail
5 5 (1.34%) Games
5 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.07%) Back Office
6 4 (1.07%) Banking
7 3 (0.80%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 165 (44.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 78 (20.91%) Linux Engineer
3 66 (17.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 55 (14.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 44 (11.80%) AWS Engineer
6 42 (11.26%) Developer
7 39 (10.46%) Operations Engineer
8 37 (9.92%) Administrator
9 30 (8.04%) Systems Administrator
10 26 (6.97%) Consultant
11 24 (6.43%) Linux Administrator
12 23 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 23 (6.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 16 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
14 15 (4.02%) Java Developer
14 15 (4.02%) Support Engineer
15 12 (3.22%) PHP Developer
15 12 (3.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
16 10 (2.68%) Windows Engineer
17 9 (2.41%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.28%) Web Services
2 39 (10.46%) RESTful
3 32 (8.58%) CSS
4 31 (8.31%) LAMP
5 29 (7.77%) MCollective
6 28 (7.51%) ELK Stack
7 21 (5.63%) HTML
7 21 (5.63%) jQuery
8 20 (5.36%) XML
9 16 (4.29%) Chai
9 16 (4.29%) LAPP Stack
9 16 (4.29%) LEMP Stack
9 16 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (4.29%) Sensu
9 16 (4.29%) Spring
10 15 (4.02%) .NET
10 15 (4.02%) Spring Boot
11 14 (3.75%) Apache Camel
12 12 (3.22%) Grails
13 11 (2.95%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.63%) Public Cloud
2 12 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.95%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.61%) NHS
6 6 (1.61%) PKI
6 6 (1.61%) User Experience
7 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.34%) Online Games
8 4 (1.07%) Blog
8 4 (1.07%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.80%) CESG
9 3 (0.80%) Clustering
9 3 (0.80%) CMDB
9 3 (0.80%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 373 (100.00%) Linux
2 221 (59.25%) CentOS
3 125 (33.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 96 (25.74%) Windows
5 46 (12.33%) Unix
6 42 (11.26%) Debian
7 39 (10.46%) Windows Server
8 23 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (3.75%) Windows 7
10 13 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (3.22%) Fedora
12 11 (2.95%) SUSE
12 11 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.88%) Android
13 7 (1.88%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.88%) Solaris
13 7 (1.88%) Windows 10
14 6 (1.61%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.34%) AIX
15 5 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (57.37%) DevOps
2 181 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (34.58%) Continuous Integration
4 126 (33.78%) Configuration Management
5 71 (19.03%) Scrum
6 66 (17.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 48 (12.87%) Build Automation
8 41 (10.99%) Open Source
9 27 (7.24%) Workflow
10 25 (6.70%) TDD
11 21 (5.63%) Web Operations
12 19 (5.09%) Software Engineering
13 18 (4.83%) ITIL
13 18 (4.83%) Load Balancing
14 16 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (4.29%) High Availability
15 15 (4.02%) Security Hardening
15 15 (4.02%) Web Development
16 14 (3.75%) E-Commerce
16 14 (3.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (40.75%) Bash Shell
2 121 (32.44%) Python
3 117 (31.37%) Java
4 113 (30.29%) Ruby
5 61 (16.35%) Perl
6 45 (12.06%) PHP
7 40 (10.72%) JavaScript
8 24 (6.43%) Shell Script
9 21 (5.63%) C
10 20 (5.36%) C++
11 17 (4.56%) PowerShell
12 16 (4.29%) SQL
13 15 (4.02%) C#
14 13 (3.49%) Groovy
15 12 (3.22%) VBScript
16 11 (2.95%) VB
17 10 (2.68%) Scala
18 9 (2.41%) Korn
19 4 (1.07%) Go
20 2 (0.54%) AWK
Qualifications
1 79 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 69 (18.50%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.63%) Degree
4 10 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.61%) MCSA
6 6 (1.61%) MCSD
6 6 (1.61%) MCSE
6 6 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.34%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.54%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) CCDA
8 2 (0.54%) CCIE
8 2 (0.54%) CCNA
8 2 (0.54%) CCNP
8 2 (0.54%) CEH
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.54%) RHCT
8 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (1.88%) SLA
2 4 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 82 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (18.50%) Docker
3 31 (8.31%) Active Directory
4 29 (7.77%) Hyper-V
5 23 (6.17%) vSphere
6 19 (5.09%) NFS
7 12 (3.22%) KVM
8 10 (2.68%) Squid
9 9 (2.41%) vCloud
9 9 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.14%) VMware Server
11 7 (1.88%) iptables
12 6 (1.61%) Sendmail
13 5 (1.34%) Dovecot
14 4 (1.07%) LXC
14 4 (1.07%) Postfix
14 4 (1.07%) SpamAssassin
15 2 (0.54%) Varnish
15 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 195 (52.28%) Puppet
2 117 (31.37%) Ansible
3 83 (22.25%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (13.40%) Nagios
5 41 (10.99%) ZABBIX
6 38 (10.19%) logstash
7 27 (7.24%) HAProxy
8 23 (6.17%) Terraform
9 18 (4.83%) Cacti
9 18 (4.83%) Salt
10 17 (4.56%) Graphite
11 16 (4.29%) Kibana
12 11 (2.95%) OVSD
13 10 (2.68%) Rundeck
13 10 (2.68%) SCOM
14 9 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (2.14%) Capistrano
15 8 (2.14%) OpenNebula
15 8 (2.14%) SCCM
16 7 (1.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 123 (32.98%) VMware
2 120 (32.17%) Red Hat
3 44 (11.80%) Microsoft
4 27 (7.24%) Atlassian
5 20 (5.36%) Google
6 15 (4.02%) HP
7 11 (2.95%) Oracle
8 10 (2.68%) Splunk
9 9 (2.41%) Cisco
10 7 (1.88%) Black Duck
10 7 (1.88%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.88%) Sonatype
10 7 (1.88%) Veracode
11 6 (1.61%) hybris
12 4 (1.07%) Adobe
12 4 (1.07%) BMC
12 4 (1.07%) New Relic
12 4 (1.07%) Percona
12 4 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.07%) WSO2
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £300 per day + 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £300 per day + 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago