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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 426 432 481
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +49
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 164 132 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.27% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.47% 1.22% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 80 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.08% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.30 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
11181 10858 9115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.31% 22.62% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6542 6284 4973
Average daily rate £365 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 974 924
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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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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 +44 86 £450 +12.50% 41
West Midlands +9 20 £350 - 9
Yorkshire -33 19 £225 +21.62% 2
South East -30 12 £350 -15.15% 11
South West +10 11 £375 -10.44% 11
East Midlands - 10 £475 -
North West -19 5 £475 - 3
East of England -2 3 £250 -24.24%
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 294 (89.09%) Linux
2 176 (53.33%) CentOS
3 158 (47.88%) Puppet
4 152 (46.06%) DevOps
5 148 (44.85%) Python
6 122 (36.97%) Git (software)
7 117 (35.45%) Bash Shell
8 116 (35.15%) Jenkins
9 115 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
10 114 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
11 113 (34.24%) MySQL
12 112 (33.94%) VMware
13 106 (32.12%) Red Hat
14 105 (31.82%) Ruby
15 102 (30.91%) Perl
16 91 (27.58%) Opscode Chef
16 91 (27.58%) Java
17 90 (27.27%) Windows
18 89 (26.97%) PostgreSQL
19 88 (26.67%) Apache
20 82 (24.85%) MongoDB
21 74 (22.42%) Amazon AWS
21 74 (22.42%) Scrum
22 67 (20.30%) Security Cleared
23 65 (19.70%) Firewall
24 63 (19.09%) UNIX
24 63 (19.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 63 (19.09%) ZABBIX
25 62 (18.79%) Debian
26 59 (17.88%) nginx

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 88 (26.67%) Apache
2 59 (17.88%) nginx
3 36 (10.91%) Confluence
4 34 (10.30%) Node.js
5 28 (8.48%) JBoss
6 27 (8.18%) Tomcat
7 25 (7.58%) OpenStack
8 15 (4.55%) MediaWiki
9 13 (3.94%) Mule ESB
10 12 (3.64%) IIS
11 10 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (2.73%) MS Exchange
13 8 (2.42%) SharePoint
13 8 (2.42%) Jetty
13 8 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (2.12%) Drupal
15 6 (1.82%) WebLogic
16 5 (1.52%) GlassFish
16 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (1.52%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 74 (22.42%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.88%) PaaS
3 11 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 11 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.42%) Heroku
4 8 (2.42%) Engine Yard
5 7 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (2.12%) GitHub
6 6 (1.82%) IaaS
7 5 (1.52%) OpenShift
7 5 (1.52%) SaaS
8 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.30%) Office 365
9 1 (0.30%) Route 53
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 65 (19.70%) Firewall
2 42 (12.73%) LDAP
3 39 (11.82%) VPN
4 34 (10.30%) TCP/IP
5 30 (9.09%) DNS
6 27 (8.18%) LAN
7 20 (6.06%) SSL
8 19 (5.76%) WAN
9 17 (5.15%) SAN
9 17 (5.15%) Network Security
10 15 (4.55%) iSCSI
11 14 (4.24%) VLAN
12 13 (3.94%) HTTP
13 12 (3.64%) IPsec
13 12 (3.64%) OSPF
13 12 (3.64%) BGP
14 11 (3.33%) EIGRP
14 11 (3.33%) IPv6
15 9 (2.73%) DMZ
15 9 (2.73%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (34.24%) MySQL
2 89 (26.97%) PostgreSQL
3 82 (24.85%) MongoDB
4 44 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 38 (11.52%) SQL Server
6 32 (9.70%) Redis
7 28 (8.48%) Relational Database
8 24 (7.27%) Hadoop
9 22 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (3.94%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.94%) MariaDB
11 7 (2.12%) Big Data
11 7 (2.12%) HBase
12 5 (1.52%) Riak
13 4 (1.21%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (1.21%) Infinispan
14 2 (0.61%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 122 (36.97%) Git (software)
2 116 (35.15%) Jenkins
3 54 (16.36%) Subversion
4 52 (15.76%) Maven
5 38 (11.52%) JIRA
6 30 (9.09%) Selenium
7 25 (7.58%) Artifactory
8 23 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (6.67%) Hudson
10 20 (6.06%) Gerrit
11 18 (5.45%) SonarQube
12 10 (3.03%) Mercurial
13 9 (2.73%) Gradle
14 8 (2.42%) JMeter
14 8 (2.42%) Cucumber
15 7 (2.12%) JUnit
15 7 (2.12%) IntelliJ
15 7 (2.12%) Spock
15 7 (2.12%) Geb
16 5 (1.52%) Mocha
General
1 10 (3.03%) Games
2 9 (2.73%) Retail
2 9 (2.73%) Marketing
3 7 (2.12%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.12%) Finance
4 5 (1.52%) Advertising
5 2 (0.61%) Law
5 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.30%) French Language
6 1 (0.30%) Publishing
6 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 101 (30.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (16.67%) Developer
3 51 (15.45%) Administrator
4 42 (12.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 31 (9.39%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (7.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 25 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (6.36%) Linux Administrator
9 20 (6.06%) Python Developer
10 17 (5.15%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.24%) Linux Support
12 11 (3.33%) Linux Support Engineer
12 11 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.33%) Architect
13 10 (3.03%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.03%) Consultant
13 10 (3.03%) Technical Support
13 10 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.73%) Java Developer
14 9 (2.73%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.94%) Web Services
2 28 (8.48%) LAMP
3 25 (7.58%) Django
4 24 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (6.97%) RESTful
6 22 (6.67%) CSS
6 22 (6.67%) HTML
7 19 (5.76%) .NET
7 19 (5.76%) Flask
8 18 (5.45%) MCollective
8 18 (5.45%) jQuery
9 17 (5.15%) HTML5
10 13 (3.94%) CSS3
10 13 (3.94%) Spring
11 12 (3.64%) J2EE
11 12 (3.64%) Apache Camel
12 11 (3.33%) JAX-RS
13 10 (3.03%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.42%) JSON
15 7 (2.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.70%) Clustering
2 24 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.15%) Wiki
4 13 (3.94%) NHS
4 13 (3.94%) Device Driver
4 13 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.64%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.33%) Smartcard
7 10 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.73%) Online Games
9 8 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.12%) Replication
11 6 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.52%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.52%) W3C
12 5 (1.52%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.21%) Tandem
13 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 294 (89.09%) Linux
2 176 (53.33%) CentOS
3 90 (27.27%) Windows
4 63 (19.09%) UNIX
4 63 (19.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (18.79%) Debian
6 39 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.24%) Windows 7
9 12 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.64%) SUSE
10 9 (2.73%) Mac OS X Server
11 6 (1.82%) Fedora
12 5 (1.52%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.21%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.21%) Solaris
14 3 (0.91%) HPUX
14 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (46.06%) DevOps
2 115 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (22.42%) Scrum
5 54 (16.36%) Configuration Management
6 44 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 43 (13.03%) ITIL
8 40 (12.12%) Open Source
9 35 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 34 (10.30%) TDD
11 33 (10.00%) Service Management
11 33 (10.00%) Build Automation
12 30 (9.09%) MVC
13 29 (8.79%) Workflow
14 25 (7.58%) BDD
14 25 (7.58%) Microservices
15 23 (6.97%) SOA
15 23 (6.97%) Automated Testing
16 22 (6.67%) Mentoring
17 16 (4.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (44.85%) Python
2 117 (35.45%) Bash Shell
3 105 (31.82%) Ruby
4 102 (30.91%) Perl
5 91 (27.58%) Java
6 57 (17.27%) PHP
7 47 (14.24%) SQL
8 36 (10.91%) Shell Script
9 30 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 16 (4.85%) C#
11 15 (4.55%) Korn
12 14 (4.24%) Scala
13 8 (2.42%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.12%) Groovy
14 7 (2.12%) C
15 6 (1.82%) Go
16 5 (1.52%) VBScript
17 3 (0.91%) C++
17 3 (0.91%) F#
18 1 (0.30%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 67 (20.30%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.15%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.64%) Degree
5 10 (3.03%) CCNA
5 10 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.61%) MCSE
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.61%) RHCE
7 2 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.76%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) SLA
2 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 33 (10.00%) Docker
4 27 (8.18%) Samba
5 24 (7.27%) Postfix
6 22 (6.67%) vCloud
7 16 (4.85%) iptables
8 14 (4.24%) NFS
9 12 (3.64%) Hyper-V
9 12 (3.64%) XenServer
10 10 (3.03%) Varnish
11 8 (2.42%) Xen
12 7 (2.12%) VMware Server
12 7 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (1.82%) Sendmail
14 5 (1.52%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.52%) Squid
15 3 (0.91%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.91%) vSphere
16 2 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 158 (47.88%) Puppet
2 91 (27.58%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (19.09%) ZABBIX
4 57 (17.27%) Ansible
5 52 (15.76%) Nagios
6 36 (10.91%) Salt
7 27 (8.18%) HAProxy
8 21 (6.36%) Kibana
9 19 (5.76%) logstash
10 15 (4.55%) Cobbler
11 14 (4.24%) Rundeck
12 13 (3.94%) Zenoss
13 12 (3.64%) Vagrant
13 12 (3.64%) Graphite
14 11 (3.33%) WSUS
15 7 (2.12%) OVSD
16 6 (1.82%) Graylog
16 6 (1.82%) collectd
16 6 (1.82%) Cacti
16 6 (1.82%) Munin
Vendors
1 112 (33.94%) VMware
2 106 (32.12%) Red Hat
3 45 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 41 (12.42%) Cisco
5 38 (11.52%) Splunk
6 35 (10.61%) Oracle
7 21 (6.36%) HP
8 19 (5.76%) Citrix
9 15 (4.55%) NetApp
10 14 (4.24%) Google
11 9 (2.73%) Pega
11 9 (2.73%) Apple
11 9 (2.73%) F5
12 7 (2.12%) Dell
13 6 (1.82%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.82%) Perforce
13 6 (1.82%) Percona
14 5 (1.52%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.52%) Akamai
14 5 (1.52%) Twitter
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago