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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 390 431 374
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -57
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 213 190 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.37% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 1.74% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 136 195
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £38.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.26% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £38.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £38.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-52.63% +204.00%
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
9722 10913 11955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.08% 21.50% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6157 6480 7193
Median daily rate £400 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 923 1041
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.59 £41.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -14 114 £500 +14.28% 32
South East +29 35 £450 +12.50% 13
Yorkshire +38 26 £450 +5.88% 5
East of England +6 10 £425 +18.05% 4
West Midlands -9 9 £350 - 5
South West +20 8 £488 - 4
North West +11 8 £300 -13.04% 6
East Midlands +2 7 £550 +57.14% 5
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 468 (99.57%) Linux
2 290 (61.70%) DevOps
3 265 (56.38%) CentOS
4 211 (44.89%) Python
5 200 (42.55%) Puppet
6 165 (35.11%) Red Hat
7 163 (34.68%) Jenkins
8 158 (33.62%) VMware
9 150 (31.91%) Git (software)
10 149 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
11 147 (31.28%) Amazon AWS
12 138 (29.36%) Bash Shell
13 128 (27.23%) Docker
14 126 (26.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 123 (26.17%) Windows
16 121 (25.74%) Ansible
17 107 (22.77%) Apache
18 106 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
19 104 (22.13%) MySQL
20 103 (21.91%) PostgreSQL
21 102 (21.70%) Perl
22 98 (20.85%) Java
22 98 (20.85%) Ruby
23 95 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
23 95 (20.21%) Opscode Chef
24 90 (19.15%) Configuration Management
25 82 (17.45%) Scrum
26 81 (17.23%) Security Cleared
27 75 (15.96%) DNS
28 65 (13.83%) 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
1 107 (22.77%) Apache
2 62 (13.19%) nginx
2 62 (13.19%) Tomcat
3 56 (11.91%) OpenStack
4 48 (10.21%) Confluence
5 34 (7.23%) Jetty
6 32 (6.81%) WildFly
7 28 (5.96%) Mule ESB
8 20 (4.26%) JBoss
9 15 (3.19%) IIS
10 10 (2.13%) SAS
11 9 (1.91%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.64%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.64%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.43%) CMS
14 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 147 (31.28%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (10.43%) GitHub
3 43 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (4.26%) PaaS
6 19 (4.04%) Amazon S3
7 14 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (2.55%) Route 53
10 10 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (2.13%) DigitalOcean
11 9 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.91%) G Suite
12 7 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (1.49%) IaaS
13 4 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.85%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 75 (15.96%) DNS
2 60 (12.77%) Firewall
2 60 (12.77%) LDAP
2 60 (12.77%) VPN
3 50 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 36 (7.66%) SMTP
5 35 (7.45%) SAN
6 30 (6.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 26 (5.53%) SSL
8 25 (5.32%) HTTP
9 24 (5.11%) DHCP
10 22 (4.68%) DMZ
11 20 (4.26%) iSCSI
12 18 (3.83%) SNMP
13 17 (3.62%) LAN
13 17 (3.62%) WAN
14 15 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (2.77%) VLAN
16 10 (2.13%) FTP
16 10 (2.13%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (22.13%) MySQL
2 103 (21.91%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (9.15%) NoSQL
4 34 (7.23%) MongoDB
5 26 (5.53%) SQL Server
6 18 (3.83%) Big Data
7 16 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (3.40%) Redis
8 14 (2.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (2.77%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.77%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.28%) CloverETL
10 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.64%) HBase
13 3 (0.64%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 163 (34.68%) Jenkins
2 150 (31.91%) Git (software)
3 50 (10.64%) JIRA
4 38 (8.09%) Vagrant
5 36 (7.66%) Gerrit
6 34 (7.23%) Mercurial
7 33 (7.02%) GitLab
8 20 (4.26%) Hudson
8 20 (4.26%) Maven
9 19 (4.04%) JIRA Agile
10 13 (2.77%) Bitbucket
11 11 (2.34%) Artifactory
11 11 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (1.91%) Bundler
12 9 (1.91%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.70%) Subversion
14 7 (1.49%) SonarQube
15 6 (1.28%) Metasploit
16 5 (1.06%) Cucumber
16 5 (1.06%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (3.62%) Finance
2 15 (3.19%) Publishing
2 15 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.77%) Back Office
4 5 (1.06%) Retail
5 4 (0.85%) Advertising
6 3 (0.64%) Banking
6 3 (0.64%) Electronics
6 3 (0.64%) Games
6 3 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 179 (38.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 95 (20.21%) Linux Engineer
3 74 (15.74%) Administrator
4 64 (13.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 56 (11.91%) Systems Administrator
6 55 (11.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 49 (10.43%) Linux Administrator
8 46 (9.79%) AWS DevOps
8 46 (9.79%) AWS Engineer
9 44 (9.36%) Developer
10 42 (8.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 33 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 29 (6.17%) Senior DevOps
13 26 (5.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 21 (4.47%) Java Developer
15 15 (3.19%) Analyst
15 15 (3.19%) DevOps Administrator
16 14 (2.98%) Consultant
17 13 (2.77%) Windows Engineer
18 12 (2.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (13.62%) LAMP
2 46 (9.79%) RabbitMQ
3 40 (8.51%) LAPP Stack
4 39 (8.30%) LEMP Stack
5 36 (7.66%) Web Services
6 33 (7.02%) HTML
6 33 (7.02%) XML
7 30 (6.38%) CSS
8 29 (6.17%) Node.js
9 26 (5.53%) REST
10 16 (3.40%) AngularJS
11 12 (2.55%) JSON
11 12 (2.55%) MCollective
12 8 (1.70%) Django
12 8 (1.70%) HTML5
12 8 (1.70%) Java EE
13 7 (1.49%) jQuery
13 7 (1.49%) SOAP
14 6 (1.28%) J2EE
14 6 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.81%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.96%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.89%) Public Cloud
4 14 (2.98%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.98%) Private Cloud
5 12 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.34%) Clustering
7 9 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (1.91%) NHS
8 8 (1.70%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.70%) Enterprise Cloud
9 7 (1.49%) User Experience
10 6 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.28%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.28%) PKI
11 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.85%) Fintech
12 4 (0.85%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 468 (99.57%) Linux
2 265 (56.38%) CentOS
3 126 (26.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 123 (26.17%) Windows
5 53 (11.28%) Debian
6 48 (10.21%) Unix
7 35 (7.45%) Windows Server
7 35 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (4.26%) Mac OS X
10 18 (3.83%) Windows 8
11 16 (3.40%) SUSE
11 16 (3.40%) Windows 10
12 14 (2.98%) Android
12 14 (2.98%) Fedora
13 12 (2.55%) Apple iOS
13 12 (2.55%) Windows 7
14 11 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (1.49%) Solaris
16 6 (1.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (61.70%) DevOps
2 149 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (19.15%) Configuration Management
5 82 (17.45%) Scrum
6 65 (13.83%) Open Source
7 54 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 44 (9.36%) Load Balancing
9 28 (5.96%) Workflow
10 25 (5.32%) ITIL
11 24 (5.11%) Change Management
12 23 (4.89%) Automated Testing
12 23 (4.89%) Web Operations
13 22 (4.68%) Software Engineering
14 21 (4.47%) Infrastructure Management
14 21 (4.47%) SDLC
15 20 (4.26%) Analytics
16 19 (4.04%) Process Management
17 16 (3.40%) Change Control
17 16 (3.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 211 (44.89%) Python
2 138 (29.36%) Bash Shell
3 102 (21.70%) Perl
4 98 (20.85%) Java
4 98 (20.85%) Ruby
5 50 (10.64%) PHP
6 46 (9.79%) JavaScript
7 31 (6.60%) SQL
8 28 (5.96%) PowerShell
9 26 (5.53%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.89%) Groovy
11 19 (4.04%) C
12 13 (2.77%) C++
13 11 (2.34%) Go
14 8 (1.70%) C#
14 8 (1.70%) Scala
15 7 (1.49%) Korn
16 3 (0.64%) C-shell
16 3 (0.64%) Haskell
17 2 (0.43%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 81 (17.23%) Security Cleared
2 65 (13.83%) SC Cleared
3 45 (9.57%) Degree
4 21 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.04%) CCNP
6 18 (3.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (2.77%) MCSE
9 11 (2.34%) CCNA
9 11 (2.34%) RHCE
10 9 (1.91%) MCSA
10 9 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.70%) RHCSA
12 7 (1.49%) AWS Certification
13 6 (1.28%) CEH
13 6 (1.28%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.28%) RHCA
13 6 (1.28%) RHCT
14 4 (0.85%) ACMT
14 4 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.26%) QA
2 11 (2.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 128 (27.23%) Docker
2 106 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (11.06%) Virtual Machines
4 42 (8.94%) Active Directory
5 40 (8.51%) Xen
6 23 (4.89%) iptables
6 23 (4.89%) vSphere
7 16 (3.40%) KVM
8 12 (2.55%) NFS
9 10 (2.13%) BitLocker
9 10 (2.13%) Postfix
9 10 (2.13%) vCloud
9 10 (2.13%) VMware Server
9 10 (2.13%) XenApp
9 10 (2.13%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.91%) VirtualBox
10 9 (1.91%) XenServer
11 8 (1.70%) Hyper-V
11 8 (1.70%) Squid
11 8 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 200 (42.55%) Puppet
2 121 (25.74%) Ansible
3 95 (20.21%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (11.70%) HAProxy
5 54 (11.49%) ZABBIX
6 37 (7.87%) Nagios
7 32 (6.81%) Kibana
8 30 (6.38%) logstash
9 29 (6.17%) Terraform
10 23 (4.89%) Salt
11 17 (3.62%) Kubernetes
12 16 (3.40%) SCCM
13 14 (2.98%) WSUS
14 13 (2.77%) Grafana
15 9 (1.91%) CFEngine
16 8 (1.70%) Cacti
16 8 (1.70%) Consul
16 8 (1.70%) Pingdom
17 7 (1.49%) Rundeck
18 5 (1.06%) Packer
Vendors
1 165 (35.11%) Red Hat
2 158 (33.62%) VMware
3 46 (9.79%) Microsoft
4 41 (8.72%) Atlassian
5 35 (7.45%) Splunk
6 32 (6.81%) Cisco
7 25 (5.32%) Google
8 23 (4.89%) Dell
9 20 (4.26%) HP
10 15 (3.19%) Citrix
11 13 (2.77%) EMC
12 12 (2.55%) Apple
12 12 (2.55%) Juniper
12 12 (2.55%) Rackspace
12 12 (2.55%) SaltStack
13 10 (2.13%) AppDynamics
13 10 (2.13%) Symantec
14 9 (1.91%) Oracle
14 9 (1.91%) PagerDuty
14 9 (1.91%) ServiceNow
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