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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
UK / England
Rank 392 429 426
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -3
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 186 184 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.21% 1.82% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 150 127
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+14.88% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.38 £50.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.25% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £20.95 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.56 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £8.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+92.64% -67.92%

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
8432 10122 10805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.43% 21.23% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5476 6233 6285
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 519 686 848
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +16 105 £468 +1.63% 38
South East +31 42 £500 +17.64% 18
East of England +11 14 £483 +14.88% 2
West Midlands +11 10 £400 +14.28% 1
South West +8 8 £488 +20.74% 2
East Midlands +13 6 £515 +3.00% 3
North West +21 5 £400 +25.00% 7
Yorkshire +4 1 £500 +11.11% 4
North East -14 1 £155 -71.81% 2
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 415 (99.52%) Linux
2 242 (58.03%) DevOps
3 233 (55.88%) Python
4 216 (51.80%) CentOS
5 173 (41.49%) Git (software)
6 152 (36.45%) Jenkins
7 150 (35.97%) Puppet
8 147 (35.25%) Bash Shell
9 141 (33.81%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (31.65%) Docker
11 128 (30.70%) Red Hat
12 125 (29.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 122 (29.26%) Java
14 118 (28.30%) Windows
15 110 (26.38%) Ansible
16 105 (25.18%) JavaScript
17 102 (24.46%) Amazon AWS
18 101 (24.22%) Ruby
19 93 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
20 92 (22.06%) Security Cleared
20 92 (22.06%) VMware
21 90 (21.58%) TCP/IP
22 89 (21.34%) Configuration Management
23 82 (19.66%) Apache
23 82 (19.66%) SC Cleared
24 81 (19.42%) Perl
25 77 (18.47%) DNS
26 72 (17.27%) MySQL
27 69 (16.55%) PostgreSQL
27 69 (16.55%) Scrum

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 82 (19.66%) Apache
2 65 (15.59%) nginx
3 54 (12.95%) Tomcat
4 32 (7.67%) OpenStack
5 30 (7.19%) Confluence
6 23 (5.52%) Jetty
7 20 (4.80%) WildFly
8 18 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (4.08%) Mule ESB
10 15 (3.60%) IIS
11 14 (3.36%) JBoss
12 11 (2.64%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.44%) SAS
14 5 (1.20%) WordPress
15 4 (0.96%) CMS
15 4 (0.96%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.48%) ColdFusion
16 2 (0.48%) Drupal
16 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 102 (24.46%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (12.47%) GitHub
3 49 (11.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (5.76%) PaaS
5 22 (5.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (4.32%) IaaS
7 15 (3.60%) Google Analytics
8 14 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (2.64%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (2.16%) Amazon S3
11 9 (2.16%) G Suite
12 7 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.68%) Route 53
13 5 (1.20%) SaaS
14 3 (0.72%) Akamai
14 3 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.48%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 90 (21.58%) TCP/IP
2 77 (18.47%) DNS
3 59 (14.15%) HTTP
4 58 (13.91%) LDAP
5 40 (9.59%) Firewall
5 40 (9.59%) SSL
6 33 (7.91%) VPN
7 32 (7.67%) SMTP
8 24 (5.76%) SSH
9 17 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
9 17 (4.08%) SNMP
10 15 (3.60%) ICMP
11 14 (3.36%) DHCP
12 11 (2.64%) FTP
12 11 (2.64%) SAN
13 10 (2.40%) DMZ
14 8 (1.92%) LAN
14 8 (1.92%) WAN
15 7 (1.68%) iSCSI
15 7 (1.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (17.27%) MySQL
2 69 (16.55%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (9.59%) NoSQL
4 35 (8.39%) MongoDB
5 32 (7.67%) Hadoop
6 19 (4.56%) Big Data
7 16 (3.84%) SQL Server
8 14 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (3.36%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.92%) Redis
11 6 (1.44%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.48%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.48%) Impala
13 2 (0.48%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 173 (41.49%) Git (software)
2 152 (36.45%) Jenkins
3 38 (9.11%) JIRA
4 35 (8.39%) Vagrant
5 33 (7.91%) Maven
6 27 (6.47%) GitLab
7 22 (5.28%) Gerrit
8 19 (4.56%) Mercurial
9 17 (4.08%) Cucumber
10 16 (3.84%) IntelliJ
10 16 (3.84%) Selenium
11 15 (3.60%) Ant
11 15 (3.60%) Gatling
11 15 (3.60%) Grunt
11 15 (3.60%) gulp
11 15 (3.60%) Karma Test Runner
11 15 (3.60%) Sublime Text
11 15 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (3.12%) Hudson
12 13 (3.12%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (3.36%) Finance
2 12 (2.88%) Law
3 10 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.92%) Retail
5 3 (0.72%) Banking
5 3 (0.72%) Marketing
5 3 (0.72%) Publishing
6 2 (0.48%) Back Office
6 2 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Automotive
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Local Government
7 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (36.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 86 (20.62%) Developer
3 66 (15.83%) Administrator
4 65 (15.59%) Linux Engineer
5 51 (12.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 46 (11.03%) Linux Administrator
7 43 (10.31%) Systems Administrator
8 38 (9.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 37 (8.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 28 (6.71%) AWS DevOps
10 28 (6.71%) AWS Engineer
11 24 (5.76%) Java Developer
12 20 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.32%) Senior DevOps
14 15 (3.60%) Consultant
14 15 (3.60%) Python Developer
14 15 (3.60%) Scala Developer
14 15 (3.60%) Software Engineer
15 14 (3.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 13 (3.12%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.87%) HTML
2 50 (11.99%) CSS
3 49 (11.75%) Node.js
4 47 (11.27%) XML
5 41 (9.83%) LAMP
6 39 (9.35%) RabbitMQ
7 38 (9.11%) JSON
8 37 (8.87%) REST
9 32 (7.67%) AngularJS
10 27 (6.47%) LEMP Stack
11 23 (5.52%) .NET
11 23 (5.52%) LAPP Stack
12 21 (5.04%) Elastic Stack
12 21 (5.04%) jQuery
12 21 (5.04%) Web Services
13 19 (4.56%) Kafka
14 18 (4.32%) HTML5
15 16 (3.84%) RSS
15 16 (3.84%) XSLT
16 15 (3.60%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.43%) Linux Command Line
2 24 (5.76%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.84%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.84%) Web 2.0
4 14 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.12%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.68%) Cloud Native
7 7 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.20%) Fintech
8 5 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.20%) NHS
8 5 (1.20%) YubiKey
9 4 (0.96%) Clustering
9 4 (0.96%) Spread Betting
9 4 (0.96%) User Experience
10 3 (0.72%) Digital TV
10 3 (0.72%) Life Science
10 3 (0.72%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 415 (99.52%) Linux
2 216 (51.80%) CentOS
3 125 (29.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 118 (28.30%) Windows
5 61 (14.63%) Debian
6 58 (13.91%) Unix
7 36 (8.63%) Windows Server
8 32 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (4.08%) SUSE
10 16 (3.84%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (2.88%) Android
13 11 (2.64%) CoreOS
13 11 (2.64%) Windows 10
14 10 (2.40%) Apple iOS
15 9 (2.16%) Windows 7
15 9 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (1.68%) Fedora
17 6 (1.44%) Solaris
17 6 (1.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (58.03%) DevOps
2 141 (33.81%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (21.34%) Configuration Management
5 69 (16.55%) Scrum
6 58 (13.91%) Open Source
7 42 (10.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 30 (7.19%) Load Balancing
9 29 (6.95%) Analytics
10 28 (6.71%) Automated Testing
11 25 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.52%) ITIL
12 23 (5.52%) Software Engineering
13 20 (4.80%) TDD
14 19 (4.56%) OOP
14 19 (4.56%) Prototyping
14 19 (4.56%) Web Development
14 19 (4.56%) Web Operations
15 17 (4.08%) Service Management
16 16 (3.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 233 (55.88%) Python
2 147 (35.25%) Bash Shell
3 122 (29.26%) Java
4 105 (25.18%) JavaScript
5 101 (24.22%) Ruby
6 81 (19.42%) Perl
7 42 (10.07%) PowerShell
8 40 (9.59%) PHP
9 32 (7.67%) SQL
10 29 (6.95%) C
11 27 (6.47%) C#
12 26 (6.24%) Go
13 25 (6.00%) Groovy
14 21 (5.04%) Shell Script
15 20 (4.80%) Scala
16 15 (3.60%) Haskell
17 11 (2.64%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.92%) C++
19 7 (1.68%) Korn
20 3 (0.72%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 92 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 82 (19.66%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.47%) Degree
4 9 (2.16%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.44%) CEH
6 6 (1.44%) RHCT
7 5 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.96%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.96%) CCNA
8 4 (0.96%) CCNP
8 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.72%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.48%) ISEB
10 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.48%) MCSE
10 2 (0.48%) RHCE
11 1 (0.24%) MCITP
11 1 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.08%) QA
2 6 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 132 (31.65%) Docker
2 64 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.15%) Active Directory
3 34 (8.15%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (7.19%) Xen
5 14 (3.36%) KVM
6 10 (2.40%) VMware ESX
6 10 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.16%) iptables
8 8 (1.92%) BitLocker
8 8 (1.92%) NFS
8 8 (1.92%) Postfix
8 8 (1.92%) vCloud
8 8 (1.92%) vSphere
8 8 (1.92%) XenApp
8 8 (1.92%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (1.20%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.20%) Squid
10 5 (1.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 150 (35.97%) Puppet
2 110 (26.38%) Ansible
3 67 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (9.11%) Kibana
5 34 (8.15%) ZABBIX
6 32 (7.67%) Terraform
7 31 (7.43%) HAProxy
8 23 (5.52%) logstash
8 23 (5.52%) Nagios
9 22 (5.28%) Grafana
10 21 (5.04%) SELinux
11 13 (3.12%) Kubernetes
12 11 (2.64%) Packer
12 11 (2.64%) Pingdom
12 11 (2.64%) Salt
13 10 (2.40%) Consul
14 8 (1.92%) Mesos
14 8 (1.92%) SCCM
14 8 (1.92%) WSUS
14 8 (1.92%) yum
Vendors
1 128 (30.70%) Red Hat
2 92 (22.06%) VMware
3 32 (7.67%) Microsoft
4 29 (6.95%) Google
5 27 (6.47%) Atlassian
5 27 (6.47%) Splunk
6 16 (3.84%) AppDynamics
6 16 (3.84%) Cisco
7 15 (3.60%) SaltStack
8 12 (2.88%) Dell
8 12 (2.88%) PagerDuty
9 11 (2.64%) Citrix
9 11 (2.64%) HP
10 9 (2.16%) Apple
11 8 (1.92%) Symantec
12 7 (1.68%) Adobe
12 7 (1.68%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.44%) EMC
13 6 (1.44%) ForgeRock
14 5 (1.20%) Oracle
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