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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 405 445 503
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +58
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 179 128 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.26% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% 1.17% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 70 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -13.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £237 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £323
% change year-on-year
-14.48% +12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -
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
11282 10975 9434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 22.13% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6503 6277 5171
Average daily rate £370 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 924 986 961
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 83 £450 +26.76% 36
Yorkshire +7 29 £225 -27.41% 3
South East -6 22 £350 -22.22% 11
West Midlands +1 16 £350 - 7
South West +11 15 £425 +3.03% 3
East Midlands - 10 £475 - 2
East of England -3 3 £250 - 4
North West -21 2 £235 - 2
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 345 (90.08%) Linux
2 188 (49.09%) CentOS
3 181 (47.26%) DevOps
4 174 (45.43%) Puppet
5 168 (43.86%) Python
6 142 (37.08%) Bash Shell
7 134 (34.99%) Jenkins
8 128 (33.42%) Git (software)
9 127 (33.16%) Red Hat
9 127 (33.16%) VMware
10 119 (31.07%) Ruby
11 117 (30.55%) Continuous Integration
12 115 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
13 114 (29.77%) MySQL
14 107 (27.94%) Perl
15 103 (26.89%) Windows
16 101 (26.37%) Opscode Chef
17 99 (25.85%) Java
17 99 (25.85%) MongoDB
18 92 (24.02%) Apache
19 89 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
20 87 (22.72%) PostgreSQL
21 77 (20.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 72 (18.80%) Firewall
23 71 (18.54%) Security Cleared
24 70 (18.28%) Maven
24 70 (18.28%) Nagios
24 70 (18.28%) Ansible
25 67 (17.49%) PHP
25 67 (17.49%) Scrum

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 92 (24.02%) Apache
2 61 (15.93%) nginx
3 37 (9.66%) Node.js
4 36 (9.40%) OpenStack
5 27 (7.05%) JBoss
6 25 (6.53%) Confluence
7 24 (6.27%) Tomcat
8 16 (4.18%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (3.92%) MediaWiki
10 12 (3.13%) IIS
11 9 (2.35%) Mule ESB
11 9 (2.35%) MS Exchange
12 8 (2.09%) SharePoint
13 5 (1.31%) Apache Spark
13 5 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.31%) Drupal
13 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (1.04%) Jetty
14 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 89 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (11.23%) PaaS
3 16 (4.18%) Heroku
3 16 (4.18%) Engine Yard
4 13 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (3.39%) Amazon S3
5 10 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.35%) GitHub
7 7 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (1.04%) IaaS
10 2 (0.52%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.52%) Office 365
10 2 (0.52%) SaaS
11 1 (0.26%) Route 53
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 72 (18.80%) Firewall
2 49 (12.79%) TCP/IP
3 45 (11.75%) VPN
3 45 (11.75%) LDAP
4 43 (11.23%) DNS
5 26 (6.79%) LAN
6 24 (6.27%) SSL
7 23 (6.01%) VLAN
8 21 (5.48%) SAN
9 20 (5.22%) WAN
10 17 (4.44%) DHCP
11 16 (4.18%) HTTP
11 16 (4.18%) Network Security
12 14 (3.66%) OSPF
12 14 (3.66%) BGP
12 14 (3.66%) iSCSI
13 12 (3.13%) IPsec
14 11 (2.87%) EIGRP
14 11 (2.87%) IPv6
15 10 (2.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (29.77%) MySQL
2 99 (25.85%) MongoDB
3 87 (22.72%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (14.36%) NoSQL
5 38 (9.92%) Relational Database
6 36 (9.40%) SQL Server
7 33 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 31 (8.09%) Redis
9 30 (7.83%) Hadoop
10 21 (5.48%) RDBMS
11 19 (4.96%) MariaDB
12 14 (3.66%) Big Data
13 3 (0.78%) DB2
14 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.52%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.26%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 134 (34.99%) Jenkins
2 128 (33.42%) Git (software)
3 70 (18.28%) Maven
4 66 (17.23%) Subversion
5 27 (7.05%) JIRA
6 26 (6.79%) Artifactory
7 20 (5.22%) Hudson
8 17 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (4.18%) Selenium
10 15 (3.92%) SonarQube
11 14 (3.66%) Gerrit
12 10 (2.61%) Mercurial
13 8 (2.09%) Grunt
14 6 (1.57%) PHPUnit
15 4 (1.04%) webpack
15 4 (1.04%) GitLab
16 3 (0.78%) Behat
16 3 (0.78%) Jasmine
16 3 (0.78%) Gradle
16 3 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 17 (4.44%) Games
2 7 (1.83%) Marketing
2 7 (1.83%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.57%) Finance
4 5 (1.31%) Retail
4 5 (1.31%) Law
5 4 (1.04%) Advertising
6 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.26%) French Language
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 127 (33.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (17.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 55 (14.36%) Developer
4 47 (12.27%) Administrator
5 40 (10.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 32 (8.36%) Linux Engineer
7 29 (7.57%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (5.48%) Support Engineer
9 20 (5.22%) Linux Administrator
10 18 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (4.70%) Python Developer
11 16 (4.18%) Analyst
12 15 (3.92%) Linux Support
13 14 (3.66%) Software Developer
14 12 (3.13%) Linux Support Engineer
15 10 (2.61%) Technical Support
15 10 (2.61%) DevOps Specialist
16 8 (2.09%) Consultant
16 8 (2.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 8 (2.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.05%) Web Services
2 31 (8.09%) HTML
3 29 (7.57%) CSS
4 27 (7.05%) RabbitMQ
4 27 (7.05%) MCollective
5 23 (6.01%) LAMP
5 23 (6.01%) HTML5
6 22 (5.74%) Django
7 18 (4.70%) .NET
8 16 (4.18%) RESTful
9 15 (3.92%) Flask
10 14 (3.66%) CSS3
10 14 (3.66%) jQuery
11 12 (3.13%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.61%) XML
12 10 (2.61%) JSON
13 8 (2.09%) J2EE
13 8 (2.09%) Backbone.js
14 6 (1.57%) Spring
14 6 (1.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.97%) Open Source
2 40 (10.44%) Clustering
3 21 (5.48%) Device Driver
4 17 (4.44%) Wiki
5 16 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.18%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.39%) Online Games
6 13 (3.39%) NHS
7 11 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.61%) Smartcard
9 8 (2.09%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.57%) Replication
10 6 (1.57%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.31%) W3C
12 4 (1.04%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.04%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 345 (90.08%) Linux
2 188 (49.09%) CentOS
3 103 (26.89%) Windows
4 77 (20.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 63 (16.45%) UNIX
6 58 (15.14%) Debian
7 45 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (4.44%) SUSE
11 13 (3.39%) Windows 7
12 10 (2.61%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.61%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.35%) Mac OS X Server
14 6 (1.57%) Solaris
14 6 (1.57%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.31%) Fedora
16 4 (1.04%) VMS
17 3 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (47.26%) DevOps
2 117 (30.55%) Continuous Integration
3 115 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (17.49%) Scrum
5 54 (14.10%) Load Balancing
6 49 (12.79%) Configuration Management
7 41 (10.70%) Build Automation
7 41 (10.70%) ITIL
8 38 (9.92%) Service Management
9 36 (9.40%) Workflow
10 26 (6.79%) Automated Testing
11 24 (6.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (6.01%) Change Management
12 23 (6.01%) Release Management
13 22 (5.74%) Incident Management
14 21 (5.48%) MVC
14 21 (5.48%) TDD
15 20 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (5.22%) BDD
15 20 (5.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 168 (43.86%) Python
2 142 (37.08%) Bash Shell
3 119 (31.07%) Ruby
4 107 (27.94%) Perl
5 99 (25.85%) Java
6 67 (17.49%) PHP
7 45 (11.75%) Shell Script
8 43 (11.23%) SQL
9 35 (9.14%) JavaScript
10 22 (5.74%) Korn
11 17 (4.44%) Scala
11 17 (4.44%) C#
12 12 (3.13%) Go
13 10 (2.61%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.83%) C
15 6 (1.57%) VBScript
16 4 (1.04%) C++
17 3 (0.78%) F#
18 1 (0.26%) PHP5
18 1 (0.26%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 71 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 54 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.35%) CCNA
4 9 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.83%) Degree
6 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CIPD
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) RHCE
8 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.53%) QA
2 6 (1.57%) SLA
3 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) DICOM
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (11.23%) Active Directory
3 29 (7.57%) Samba
4 27 (7.05%) Docker
5 24 (6.27%) Postfix
6 19 (4.96%) iptables
6 19 (4.96%) vCloud
7 14 (3.66%) NFS
7 14 (3.66%) Hyper-V
8 13 (3.39%) XenServer
9 11 (2.87%) VMware Server
10 9 (2.35%) Xen
11 8 (2.09%) vSphere
12 6 (1.57%) Sendmail
13 5 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (1.04%) Terminal Services
14 4 (1.04%) Varnish
15 3 (0.78%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.52%) Firmware
16 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 174 (45.43%) Puppet
2 101 (26.37%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (18.28%) Nagios
3 70 (18.28%) Ansible
4 63 (16.45%) ZABBIX
5 31 (8.09%) Salt
6 25 (6.53%) HAProxy
7 23 (6.01%) Cobbler
8 19 (4.96%) Kibana
9 16 (4.18%) Zenoss
10 14 (3.66%) logstash
11 13 (3.39%) collectd
12 12 (3.13%) WSUS
13 10 (2.61%) Graphite
14 9 (2.35%) Graylog
14 9 (2.35%) Vagrant
15 6 (1.57%) OVSD
16 5 (1.31%) Icinga
17 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
17 4 (1.04%) Cacti
Vendors
1 127 (33.16%) Red Hat
1 127 (33.16%) VMware
2 52 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 47 (12.27%) Splunk
4 41 (10.70%) Oracle
5 39 (10.18%) Cisco
6 20 (5.22%) HP
7 18 (4.70%) Citrix
8 15 (3.92%) NetApp
9 13 (3.39%) Google
10 11 (2.87%) Apple
11 9 (2.35%) F5
11 9 (2.35%) Perforce
12 6 (1.57%) Percona
12 6 (1.57%) Akamai
13 5 (1.31%) Rackspace
13 5 (1.31%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.31%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.31%) Dell
13 5 (1.31%) Sun
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