The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 398 454 436
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -18
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 198 129 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.71% 1.11% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 104 80
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +79.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £255 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £150.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +837.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £150.00 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
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
11583 11636 11097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.54% 22.74% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6915 6736 6334
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 1022 973
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.25 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 125 £438 +9.37% 23
Yorkshire -12 31 £300 +34.83% 3
South West -15 15 £300 -25.00% 4
South East -12 12 £388 +34.78% 18
East Midlands - 6 £407 - 4
West Midlands +10 5 £250 -28.57% 1
East of England +5 5 £190 -48.64% 4
Midlands - 2 £500 -
North East -29 1 £475 +18.75%
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 308 (85.79%) Linux
2 204 (56.82%) CentOS
3 154 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (40.95%) Continuous Integration
5 146 (40.67%) Puppet
5 146 (40.67%) DevOps
6 127 (35.38%) Jenkins
7 125 (34.82%) Python
8 123 (34.26%) Java
8 123 (34.26%) Red Hat
8 123 (34.26%) VMware
9 117 (32.59%) Git (software)
10 102 (28.41%) MySQL
11 99 (27.58%) Bash Shell
12 98 (27.30%) Apache
13 91 (25.35%) Security Cleared
14 89 (24.79%) Ruby
15 85 (23.68%) Windows
15 85 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
16 82 (22.84%) Perl
16 82 (22.84%) PostgreSQL
17 81 (22.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 81 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
18 79 (22.01%) Scrum
19 74 (20.61%) Configuration Management
20 72 (20.06%) JIRA
21 70 (19.50%) TDD
22 68 (18.94%) SC Cleared
23 67 (18.66%) UNIX
24 65 (18.11%) Ansible

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 98 (27.30%) Apache
2 61 (16.99%) Confluence
3 60 (16.71%) nginx
4 51 (14.21%) Tomcat
5 39 (10.86%) JBoss
5 39 (10.86%) Node.js
6 23 (6.41%) Mule ESB
7 20 (5.57%) Jetty
8 19 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (4.18%) OpenStack
10 12 (3.34%) IIS
11 11 (3.06%) WebLogic
11 11 (3.06%) Drupal
12 10 (2.79%) Alfresco
13 9 (2.51%) Mule
13 9 (2.51%) GlassFish
13 9 (2.51%) iPlanet
13 9 (2.51%) Apache Qpid
13 9 (2.51%) Tornado
13 9 (2.51%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 8 (2.23%) MS Office
2 5 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 81 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (2.79%) IaaS
4 10 (2.79%) OpenShift
5 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.23%) PaaS
7 7 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (1.95%) GitHub
8 6 (1.67%) SaaS
9 5 (1.39%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Office 365
11 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.28%) Heroku
11 1 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 64 (17.83%) Firewall
2 39 (10.86%) SAN
3 34 (9.47%) VPN
4 28 (7.80%) LAN
5 26 (7.24%) LDAP
6 24 (6.69%) DNS
7 21 (5.85%) HTTP
8 19 (5.29%) WAN
9 18 (5.01%) TCP/IP
10 16 (4.46%) DMZ
11 14 (3.90%) iSCSI
12 13 (3.62%) IPv4
12 13 (3.62%) Reverse Proxy
13 10 (2.79%) Network Security
13 10 (2.79%) OpenLDAP
13 10 (2.79%) SSL
14 8 (2.23%) Internet
14 8 (2.23%) NAS
15 7 (1.95%) IPsec
15 7 (1.95%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (28.41%) MySQL
2 82 (22.84%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (16.71%) MongoDB
4 49 (13.65%) SQL Server
5 41 (11.42%) Hadoop
6 38 (10.58%) Redis
7 31 (8.64%) HBase
8 25 (6.96%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.51%) Riak
9 9 (2.51%) InterSystems Cache
9 9 (2.51%) Infinispan
9 9 (2.51%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.67%) Big Data
11 5 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.11%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.84%) DB2
13 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.84%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 127 (35.38%) Jenkins
2 117 (32.59%) Git (software)
3 72 (20.06%) JIRA
4 53 (14.76%) Selenium
5 48 (13.37%) Maven
6 42 (11.70%) Subversion
7 37 (10.31%) Gerrit
8 36 (10.03%) Cucumber
9 34 (9.47%) Artifactory
10 31 (8.64%) IntelliJ
10 31 (8.64%) Spock
10 31 (8.64%) Geb
11 29 (8.08%) SonarQube
12 24 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (6.13%) JMeter
14 20 (5.57%) Gradle
15 19 (5.29%) Mercurial
16 17 (4.74%) Hudson
17 13 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 12 (3.34%) Ant
General
1 19 (5.29%) Finance
2 10 (2.79%) Marketing
3 8 (2.23%) Games
4 7 (1.95%) Retail
5 4 (1.11%) Advertising
6 2 (0.56%) Publishing
6 2 (0.56%) Electronics
6 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (25.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 81 (22.56%) Developer
3 38 (10.58%) Java Developer
4 32 (8.91%) Administrator
5 25 (6.96%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (5.57%) Python Developer
7 20 (5.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.29%) Architect
9 17 (4.74%) Consultant
10 12 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.06%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (2.79%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (2.79%) Technical Support
12 10 (2.79%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.51%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.23%) Technical Consultant
15 7 (1.95%) Analyst
15 7 (1.95%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (15.60%) Web Services
2 46 (12.81%) RESTful
3 43 (11.98%) Spring
4 42 (11.70%) JAX-RS
4 42 (11.70%) Apache Camel
5 40 (11.14%) LAMP
6 31 (8.64%) HTML
6 31 (8.64%) Grails
6 31 (8.64%) Spring Boot
6 31 (8.64%) RabbitMQ
7 26 (7.24%) Django
7 26 (7.24%) jQuery
7 26 (7.24%) CSS
8 24 (6.69%) .NET
8 24 (6.69%) J2EE
9 19 (5.29%) MCollective
9 19 (5.29%) Flask
10 17 (4.74%) HTML5
11 14 (3.90%) AngularJS
12 13 (3.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.69%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.90%) Mobile App
2 14 (3.90%) NHS
3 13 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.06%) Clustering
5 9 (2.51%) Tandem
5 9 (2.51%) W3C
5 9 (2.51%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.95%) Online Games
6 7 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.95%) Replication
7 6 (1.67%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.67%) Wiki
7 6 (1.67%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.11%) User Experience
9 4 (1.11%) PKI
10 3 (0.84%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (0.84%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 308 (85.79%) Linux
2 204 (56.82%) CentOS
3 85 (23.68%) Windows
4 81 (22.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (18.66%) UNIX
6 56 (15.60%) Debian
7 35 (9.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (6.96%) Windows 8
10 19 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (4.74%) Solaris
12 14 (3.90%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.95%) Fedora
14 6 (1.67%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.39%) SUSE
15 5 (1.39%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.56%) HPUX
17 2 (0.56%) Scientific Linux
18 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (40.95%) Continuous Integration
3 146 (40.67%) DevOps
4 79 (22.01%) Scrum
5 74 (20.61%) Configuration Management
6 70 (19.50%) TDD
7 62 (17.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 60 (16.71%) Microservices
9 45 (12.53%) ITIL
10 38 (10.58%) Open Source
11 36 (10.03%) BDD
12 35 (9.75%) Service Management
13 34 (9.47%) MVC
14 31 (8.64%) Workflow
15 26 (7.24%) SOA
15 26 (7.24%) API Development
16 20 (5.57%) Build Automation
17 19 (5.29%) Mentoring
18 18 (5.01%) Software Engineering
19 17 (4.74%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 125 (34.82%) Python
2 123 (34.26%) Java
3 99 (27.58%) Bash Shell
4 89 (24.79%) Ruby
5 82 (22.84%) Perl
6 59 (16.43%) PHP
7 41 (11.42%) SQL
8 39 (10.86%) JavaScript
9 31 (8.64%) Groovy
10 23 (6.41%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.62%) C++
12 10 (2.79%) C#
12 10 (2.79%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.51%) C
14 7 (1.95%) Scala
15 5 (1.39%) Go
16 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.56%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 91 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 68 (18.94%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.46%) MCSE
5 15 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (3.90%) DV Cleared
7 13 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (3.34%) MCSA
9 11 (3.06%) Degree
10 9 (2.51%) CCNP
11 7 (1.95%) CCNA
12 6 (1.67%) MCDST
12 6 (1.67%) MCTS
13 4 (1.11%) RHCE
14 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.62%) QA
2 9 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (16.71%) Docker
2 57 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (10.31%) Active Directory
4 32 (8.91%) vCloud
5 18 (5.01%) Varnish
6 16 (4.46%) vSphere
7 13 (3.62%) VMware Server
8 12 (3.34%) NFS
8 12 (3.34%) VirtualBox
9 11 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (3.06%) Hyper-V
10 9 (2.51%) Squid
11 8 (2.23%) iptables
12 7 (1.95%) Samba
12 7 (1.95%) Postfix
13 6 (1.67%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.39%) VMware ESX
14 5 (1.39%) Snort
15 3 (0.84%) FreeRADIUS
16 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 146 (40.67%) Puppet
2 85 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (18.11%) Ansible
4 57 (15.88%) ZABBIX
5 39 (10.86%) HAProxy
6 37 (10.31%) Nagios
7 35 (9.75%) Salt
8 33 (9.19%) logstash
9 26 (7.24%) Kibana
10 25 (6.96%) Vagrant
10 25 (6.96%) Rundeck
11 10 (2.79%) Zenoss
12 7 (1.95%) Cacti
13 6 (1.67%) OVSD
14 5 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (1.39%) Graphite
15 4 (1.11%) Kubernetes
15 4 (1.11%) SmokePing
15 4 (1.11%) CA LISA
15 4 (1.11%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 123 (34.26%) Red Hat
1 123 (34.26%) VMware
2 57 (15.88%) Microsoft
3 41 (11.42%) Cisco
4 35 (9.75%) Splunk
5 27 (7.52%) Google
6 20 (5.57%) Oracle
6 20 (5.57%) HP
7 14 (3.90%) Juniper
7 14 (3.90%) Pega
7 14 (3.90%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.34%) NetApp
8 12 (3.34%) F5
8 12 (3.34%) SaltStack
9 11 (3.06%) Dell
10 9 (2.51%) Citrix
10 9 (2.51%) Twitter
10 9 (2.51%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.67%) Sun
12 5 (1.39%) IBM
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