The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 334 331 358
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 77 72 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.60% 1.48% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £355 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% -16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £234 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £419 £323
% change year-on-year
-27.16% +29.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -
Ubuntu
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4816 4864 4365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.42% 21.16% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3207 3317 2872
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 237 227
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the London region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in London

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the London region.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in London

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the London region over the 3 months to 6 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
City of London +8 8 £350 -12.50% 4
Croydon - 4 £444 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 209 (96.31%) Linux
2 149 (68.66%) Puppet
3 146 (67.28%) DevOps
4 116 (53.46%) CentOS
5 113 (52.07%) Bash Shell
6 108 (49.77%) Python
7 107 (49.31%) Jenkins
8 96 (44.24%) Ruby
9 88 (40.55%) MongoDB
9 88 (40.55%) Git (software)
10 87 (40.09%) VMware
11 86 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
11 86 (39.63%) Continuous Integration
12 85 (39.17%) Java
12 85 (39.17%) MySQL
13 83 (38.25%) Amazon AWS
14 80 (36.87%) Opscode Chef
15 76 (35.02%) Perl
16 73 (33.64%) Red Hat
17 66 (30.41%) Maven
18 64 (29.49%) Ansible
19 62 (28.57%) Apache
20 61 (28.11%) Nagios
21 54 (24.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 53 (24.42%) NoSQL
23 52 (23.96%) ZABBIX
23 52 (23.96%) Scrum
24 50 (23.04%) Web Services
25 49 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
26 46 (21.20%) Load Balancing

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 62 (28.57%) Apache
2 42 (19.35%) nginx
3 32 (14.75%) OpenStack
4 29 (13.36%) Node.js
4 29 (13.36%) JBoss
5 24 (11.06%) Tomcat
6 16 (7.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (5.07%) Mule ESB
8 10 (4.61%) Confluence
9 6 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.76%) Jetty
10 5 (2.30%) Drupal
11 4 (1.84%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.84%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.84%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.38%) MediaWiki
12 3 (1.38%) IIS
12 3 (1.38%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.38%) Alfresco
Applications
1 16 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 83 (38.25%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (17.51%) PaaS
3 16 (7.37%) Heroku
3 16 (7.37%) Engine Yard
4 11 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (5.07%) Amazon S3
5 10 (4.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (4.15%) GitHub
7 6 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.84%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (1.38%) IaaS
9 3 (1.38%) SaaS
10 2 (0.92%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.92%) Office 365
10 2 (0.92%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 44 (20.28%) Firewall
2 42 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 39 (17.97%) DNS
4 27 (12.44%) VPN
5 20 (9.22%) VLAN
6 16 (7.37%) HTTP
7 14 (6.45%) LDAP
7 14 (6.45%) SSL
8 10 (4.61%) DHCP
9 9 (4.15%) LAN
10 8 (3.69%) DMZ
10 8 (3.69%) Internet
10 8 (3.69%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (3.23%) SAN
12 6 (2.76%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.30%) NAS
13 5 (2.30%) SMTP
14 4 (1.84%) IPsec
14 4 (1.84%) Network Security
15 3 (1.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (40.55%) MongoDB
2 85 (39.17%) MySQL
3 53 (24.42%) NoSQL
4 49 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (14.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (14.29%) Redis
7 29 (13.36%) Relational Database
8 27 (12.44%) Hadoop
9 21 (9.68%) RDBMS
10 18 (8.29%) MariaDB
11 11 (5.07%) SQL Server
12 9 (4.15%) Big Data
13 3 (1.38%) Riak
13 3 (1.38%) DB2
14 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.92%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.92%) Infinispan
14 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.46%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 107 (49.31%) Jenkins
2 88 (40.55%) Git (software)
3 66 (30.41%) Maven
4 37 (17.05%) Subversion
5 27 (12.44%) Artifactory
6 16 (7.37%) SonarQube
7 12 (5.53%) JIRA
8 11 (5.07%) Gerrit
9 10 (4.61%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.23%) Selenium
10 7 (3.23%) Grunt
11 5 (2.30%) Gradle
11 5 (2.30%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.84%) JMeter
12 4 (1.84%) Hudson
13 3 (1.38%) Behat
13 3 (1.38%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.38%) webpack
13 3 (1.38%) Ant
13 3 (1.38%) JUnit
General
1 14 (6.45%) Games
2 8 (3.69%) Marketing
3 5 (2.30%) Retail
4 4 (1.84%) Advertising
5 3 (1.38%) Finance
6 2 (0.92%) Law
6 2 (0.92%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (45.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (26.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 31 (14.29%) Administrator
4 25 (11.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 22 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (9.68%) Developer
7 13 (5.99%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.61%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (4.61%) DevOps Specialist
9 9 (4.15%) Analyst
10 8 (3.69%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (2.76%) Test Analyst
13 5 (2.30%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.30%) DBA
13 5 (2.30%) Support Engineer
13 5 (2.30%) Linux Support Engineer
13 5 (2.30%) Linux Support
14 4 (1.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 4 (1.84%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.04%) Web Services
2 27 (12.44%) RabbitMQ
2 27 (12.44%) MCollective
3 16 (7.37%) LAMP
4 15 (6.91%) HTML
5 14 (6.45%) CSS
5 14 (6.45%) jQuery
6 10 (4.61%) J2EE
6 10 (4.61%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.61%) HTML5
7 8 (3.69%) Spring
8 7 (3.23%) JSON
8 7 (3.23%) REST
9 6 (2.76%) Backbone.js
9 6 (2.76%) libvirt
9 6 (2.76%) XML
10 5 (2.30%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.30%) Sass
11 4 (1.84%) LESS
11 4 (1.84%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.43%) Open Source
2 29 (13.36%) Clustering
3 21 (9.68%) Device Driver
4 14 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 13 (5.99%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.07%) Online Games
7 10 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.76%) W3C
10 5 (2.30%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.84%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.84%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.38%) Wiki
12 3 (1.38%) Replication
12 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.92%) New Media
13 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 209 (96.31%) Linux
2 116 (53.46%) CentOS
3 54 (24.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (20.74%) Windows
5 28 (12.90%) UNIX
6 15 (6.91%) Debian
7 13 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.61%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.61%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.15%) Mac OS X Server
10 7 (3.23%) SUSE
11 4 (1.84%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.84%) Solaris
11 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.38%) VMS
13 2 (0.92%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (67.28%) DevOps
2 86 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (39.63%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (23.96%) Scrum
4 46 (21.20%) Load Balancing
5 38 (17.51%) Configuration Management
6 29 (13.36%) Build Automation
7 26 (11.98%) Automated Testing
8 25 (11.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (10.14%) Release Management
10 20 (9.22%) Change Management
11 13 (5.99%) ITIL
11 13 (5.99%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.99%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.61%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (4.15%) OWASP
13 9 (4.15%) SOA
14 8 (3.69%) Kanban
14 8 (3.69%) Web Development
15 7 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 113 (52.07%) Bash Shell
2 108 (49.77%) Python
3 96 (44.24%) Ruby
4 85 (39.17%) Java
5 76 (35.02%) Perl
6 42 (19.35%) PHP
7 37 (17.05%) Shell Script
8 26 (11.98%) SQL
9 20 (9.22%) JavaScript
10 19 (8.76%) Korn
11 16 (7.37%) Scala
12 11 (5.07%) Go
13 5 (2.30%) C#
14 4 (1.84%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.38%) F#
15 3 (1.38%) C
16 1 (0.46%) VBScript
16 1 (0.46%) Tcl
16 1 (0.46%) PHP5
16 1 (0.46%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 44 (20.28%) Security Cleared
2 34 (15.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.30%) Degree
5 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.38%) CCNA
5 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.46%) RHCE
6 1 (0.46%) CIPD
6 1 (0.46%) MCSE
6 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.52%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.44%) Docker
3 22 (10.14%) Active Directory
4 20 (9.22%) vCloud
5 13 (5.99%) Samba
6 9 (4.15%) Xen
6 9 (4.15%) Postfix
7 6 (2.76%) Sendmail
7 6 (2.76%) Varnish
8 5 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.84%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.84%) iptables
10 3 (1.38%) Squid
10 3 (1.38%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.38%) XenServer
11 1 (0.46%) Gluster
11 1 (0.46%) Openswan
11 1 (0.46%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.46%) NFS
11 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 149 (68.66%) Puppet
2 80 (36.87%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (29.49%) Ansible
4 61 (28.11%) Nagios
5 52 (23.96%) ZABBIX
6 25 (11.52%) HAProxy
7 24 (11.06%) Salt
8 23 (10.60%) Cobbler
9 19 (8.76%) Kibana
10 15 (6.91%) logstash
11 13 (5.99%) collectd
12 9 (4.15%) Graphite
12 9 (4.15%) WSUS
13 8 (3.69%) Zenoss
13 8 (3.69%) Graylog
14 5 (2.30%) Cacti
14 5 (2.30%) Icinga
15 3 (1.38%) SmokePing
16 2 (0.92%) CA LISA
16 2 (0.92%) Munin
Vendors
1 87 (40.09%) VMware
2 73 (33.64%) Red Hat
3 39 (17.97%) Oracle
4 26 (11.98%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.37%) Cisco
6 14 (6.45%) Google
6 14 (6.45%) Splunk
7 10 (4.61%) Apple
8 8 (3.69%) Perforce
9 7 (3.23%) Citrix
10 6 (2.76%) HP
10 6 (2.76%) Percona
10 6 (2.76%) Akamai
10 6 (2.76%) Rackspace
11 5 (2.30%) SaltStack
11 5 (2.30%) Dell
12 4 (1.84%) Pega
13 3 (1.38%) hybris
13 3 (1.38%) Twitter
13 3 (1.38%) AppDynamics
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