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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 310 366 350
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -16
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 104 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 1.01% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 43 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +78.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+196.87% -
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
5001 5355 5249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.24% 22.67% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3409 3537 3417
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 239 253
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.93 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% -11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
City of London +9 13 £488 -2.50% 8
Croydon - 11 £438 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 178 (92.71%) Linux
2 113 (58.85%) Puppet
3 105 (54.69%) DevOps
4 98 (51.04%) CentOS
5 81 (42.19%) Python
5 81 (42.19%) MySQL
6 79 (41.15%) VMware
6 79 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (41.15%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (38.54%) Red Hat
7 74 (38.54%) Jenkins
8 67 (34.90%) Amazon AWS
9 66 (34.38%) Bash Shell
10 65 (33.85%) Java
11 62 (32.29%) Perl
11 62 (32.29%) Apache
12 58 (30.21%) Git (software)
13 57 (29.69%) MongoDB
13 57 (29.69%) Opscode Chef
14 56 (29.17%) Security Cleared
14 56 (29.17%) Ruby
15 51 (26.56%) Windows
16 49 (25.52%) Firewall
17 47 (24.48%) ZABBIX
18 46 (23.96%) PostgreSQL
19 45 (23.44%) PHP
19 45 (23.44%) Continuous Delivery
20 43 (22.40%) Web Services
21 42 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 41 (21.35%) SC Cleared

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (32.29%) Apache
2 40 (20.83%) nginx
3 34 (17.71%) Confluence
4 33 (17.19%) Tomcat
5 30 (15.63%) JBoss
6 25 (13.02%) Node.js
7 19 (9.90%) Mule ESB
8 14 (7.29%) OpenStack
9 13 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (5.73%) Drupal
11 10 (5.21%) Jetty
12 8 (4.17%) WebLogic
13 6 (3.13%) iPlanet
13 6 (3.13%) Alfresco
13 6 (3.13%) Mule
13 6 (3.13%) GlassFish
13 6 (3.13%) Apache Qpid
13 6 (3.13%) Apache TomEE
13 6 (3.13%) Tornado
13 6 (3.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 67 (34.90%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.65%) PaaS
4 7 (3.65%) OpenShift
5 6 (3.13%) IaaS
5 6 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (2.60%) Heroku
6 5 (2.60%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.60%) SaaS
7 4 (2.08%) Engine Yard
7 4 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (2.08%) GitHub
7 4 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (25.52%) Firewall
2 24 (12.50%) VPN
2 24 (12.50%) DNS
3 23 (11.98%) LAN
4 21 (10.94%) SAN
5 14 (7.29%) WAN
5 14 (7.29%) TCP/IP
6 13 (6.77%) LDAP
7 12 (6.25%) DMZ
7 12 (6.25%) IPv4
7 12 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (4.17%) NAS
9 7 (3.65%) OpenLDAP
9 7 (3.65%) Network Security
9 7 (3.65%) iSCSI
9 7 (3.65%) HTTP
10 6 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.13%) VLAN
11 4 (2.08%) IPsec
12 3 (1.56%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (42.19%) MySQL
2 57 (29.69%) MongoDB
3 46 (23.96%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (17.19%) Redis
5 32 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 23 (11.98%) Hadoop
7 20 (10.42%) SQL Server
8 16 (8.33%) HBase
9 10 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (4.69%) MariaDB
10 9 (4.69%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.13%) Infinispan
11 6 (3.13%) Riak
11 6 (3.13%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.56%) Big Data
14 2 (1.04%) Couchbase
14 2 (1.04%) DB2
14 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 74 (38.54%) Jenkins
2 58 (30.21%) Git (software)
3 37 (19.27%) JIRA
4 26 (13.54%) Artifactory
5 25 (13.02%) Gerrit
5 25 (13.02%) Maven
6 24 (12.50%) SonarQube
7 20 (10.42%) Selenium
8 17 (8.85%) Subversion
9 16 (8.33%) IntelliJ
9 16 (8.33%) Cucumber
9 16 (8.33%) Spock
9 16 (8.33%) Geb
10 15 (7.81%) Mercurial
11 13 (6.77%) Gradle
12 12 (6.25%) JMeter
13 9 (4.69%) Hudson
14 8 (4.17%) JUnit
15 7 (3.65%) Mocha
16 6 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 9 (4.69%) Games
1 9 (4.69%) Marketing
2 8 (4.17%) Retail
3 5 (2.60%) Advertising
4 4 (2.08%) Finance
5 2 (1.04%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (34.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (19.27%) Developer
3 29 (15.10%) Administrator
4 25 (13.02%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 15 (7.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) Architect
10 7 (3.65%) Consultant
10 7 (3.65%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.13%) DBA
11 6 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.60%) PHP Developer
12 5 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.60%) DevOps Specialist
12 5 (2.60%) Java Architect
13 4 (2.08%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.40%) Web Services
2 31 (16.15%) LAMP
3 24 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 23 (11.98%) Apache Camel
4 23 (11.98%) Spring
5 22 (11.46%) JAX-RS
6 20 (10.42%) jQuery
7 19 (9.90%) RESTful
8 17 (8.85%) J2EE
9 16 (8.33%) HTML
9 16 (8.33%) Grails
9 16 (8.33%) Spring Boot
10 15 (7.81%) CSS
11 12 (6.25%) MCollective
11 12 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 10 (5.21%) .NET
13 9 (4.69%) HTML5
13 9 (4.69%) Ajax
14 8 (4.17%) Backbone.js
14 8 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.73%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.69%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.69%) Clustering
4 8 (4.17%) Online Games
5 7 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.65%) W3C
6 6 (3.13%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.13%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.13%) Tandem
6 6 (3.13%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (2.08%) Replication
7 4 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (2.08%) User Experience
8 2 (1.04%) New Media
8 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 178 (92.71%) Linux
2 98 (51.04%) CentOS
3 51 (26.56%) Windows
4 42 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 24 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (12.50%) UNIX
6 18 (9.38%) Debian
7 12 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.69%) Mac OS X Server
9 7 (3.65%) Solaris
10 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.56%) SUSE
12 2 (1.04%) Fedora
12 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.52%) AIX
13 1 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.69%) DevOps
2 79 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (41.15%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (23.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 40 (20.83%) Scrum
5 36 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 32 (16.67%) Open Source
7 25 (13.02%) TDD
8 23 (11.98%) Microservices
9 21 (10.94%) Load Balancing
10 16 (8.33%) API Development
11 13 (6.77%) OWASP
12 12 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 12 (6.25%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.73%) MVC
13 11 (5.73%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.21%) SOA
14 10 (5.21%) ITIL
14 10 (5.21%) OO
15 9 (4.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (42.19%) Python
2 66 (34.38%) Bash Shell
3 65 (33.85%) Java
4 62 (32.29%) Perl
5 56 (29.17%) Ruby
6 45 (23.44%) PHP
7 26 (13.54%) JavaScript
8 25 (13.02%) SQL
9 20 (10.42%) Shell Script
10 16 (8.33%) Groovy
11 9 (4.69%) C#
12 6 (3.13%) Korn
13 4 (2.08%) Scala
13 4 (2.08%) Go
14 3 (1.56%) C
14 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.56%) F#
15 2 (1.04%) C++
16 1 (0.52%) PHP5
16 1 (0.52%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 56 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 41 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.29%) MCSE
5 12 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (6.25%) Degree
6 11 (5.73%) MCSA
7 10 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.17%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.13%) CCNP
9 6 (3.13%) MCDST
9 6 (3.13%) MCTS
10 5 (2.60%) CCNA
11 3 (1.56%) RHCE
12 2 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) QA
2 4 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (18.75%) Docker
2 26 (13.54%) vCloud
2 26 (13.54%) Active Directory
3 22 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (6.25%) vSphere
4 12 (6.25%) Varnish
5 11 (5.73%) Samba
6 8 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.65%) Squid
8 6 (3.13%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.60%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.56%) iptables
11 2 (1.04%) Postfix
11 2 (1.04%) XenServer
12 1 (0.52%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.52%) Openswan
12 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 113 (58.85%) Puppet
2 57 (29.69%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (24.48%) ZABBIX
4 41 (21.35%) Ansible
5 33 (17.19%) HAProxy
6 30 (15.63%) Nagios
7 26 (13.54%) Salt
8 25 (13.02%) logstash
9 24 (12.50%) Kibana
10 20 (10.42%) Rundeck
11 10 (5.21%) Vagrant
12 9 (4.69%) WSUS
13 7 (3.65%) Cobbler
14 5 (2.60%) Zenoss
15 4 (2.08%) Cacti
15 4 (2.08%) SmokePing
15 4 (2.08%) CA LISA
16 3 (1.56%) collectd
16 3 (1.56%) Graphite
17 2 (1.04%) Graylog
Vendors
1 79 (41.15%) VMware
2 74 (38.54%) Red Hat
3 23 (11.98%) Cisco
3 23 (11.98%) Microsoft
4 21 (10.94%) Oracle
5 19 (9.90%) Google
6 12 (6.25%) Splunk
7 11 (5.73%) Pega
7 11 (5.73%) Apple
8 9 (4.69%) Atlassian
9 8 (4.17%) HP
9 8 (4.17%) Dell
9 8 (4.17%) Citrix
9 8 (4.17%) Juniper
10 7 (3.65%) Twitter
11 6 (3.13%) Zend
12 5 (2.60%) Rackspace
12 5 (2.60%) Percona
12 5 (2.60%) SaltStack
12 5 (2.60%) AppDynamics
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ICP Search
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £410 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago