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 1 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 345 338 373
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +35
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 74 80 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.34% 1.38% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 54 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £194 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.45% -43.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £275 £355
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -22.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £21.00
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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
5522 5797 5582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.71% 22.88% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3619 3803 3396
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 262 346
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 +16 15 £450 +100.00% 10
Bromley - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 117 (92.86%) Linux
2 83 (65.87%) Puppet
3 81 (64.29%) DevOps
4 67 (53.17%) Java
5 65 (51.59%) CentOS
6 58 (46.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (40.48%) Python
8 50 (39.68%) Bash Shell
9 48 (38.10%) Git (software)
9 48 (38.10%) Red Hat
10 45 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
11 43 (34.13%) Jenkins
12 41 (32.54%) Ruby
13 37 (29.37%) MySQL
14 33 (26.19%) Maven
15 32 (25.40%) Open Source
15 32 (25.40%) Configuration Management
15 32 (25.40%) Perl
15 32 (25.40%) Apache
15 32 (25.40%) MongoDB
16 30 (23.81%) Nagios
17 27 (21.43%) Build Automation
18 26 (20.63%) NoSQL
18 26 (20.63%) Scrum
19 25 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (19.05%) VMware
20 24 (19.05%) UNIX
21 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
21 23 (18.25%) Debian
21 23 (18.25%) ZABBIX

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 32 (25.40%) Apache
2 19 (15.08%) OpenStack
3 14 (11.11%) nginx
4 7 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.97%) IIS
5 5 (3.97%) Node.js
5 5 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.17%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.17%) Confluence
7 3 (2.38%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.59%) Drupal
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.79%) WordPress
9 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.79%) CMS
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.17%) Joyent
5 2 (1.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) PaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.90%) Internet
2 10 (7.94%) DNS
3 9 (7.14%) Firewall
3 9 (7.14%) LDAP
4 8 (6.35%) VLAN
4 8 (6.35%) SAN
5 7 (5.56%) VPN
5 7 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.97%) NAS
6 5 (3.97%) HTTP
7 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.17%) SMTP
7 4 (3.17%) DHCP
8 3 (2.38%) IMAP
8 3 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.59%) Multicast
9 2 (1.59%) DMZ
9 2 (1.59%) WAN
9 2 (1.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.37%) MySQL
2 32 (25.40%) MongoDB
3 26 (20.63%) NoSQL
4 20 (15.87%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (10.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (6.35%) Redis
7 6 (4.76%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.17%) CouchDB
8 4 (3.17%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.38%) Big Data
10 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.79%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.79%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.79%) Riak
Development Applications
1 48 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 43 (34.13%) Jenkins
3 33 (26.19%) Maven
4 11 (8.73%) JIRA
5 4 (3.17%) Selenium
5 4 (3.17%) JUnit
5 4 (3.17%) Subversion
6 3 (2.38%) Ant
6 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.59%) TestNG
7 2 (1.59%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.59%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.59%) JMeter
7 2 (1.59%) jMock
7 2 (1.59%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.59%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.59%) FishEye
7 2 (1.59%) Behat
8 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (7.14%) Games
2 5 (3.97%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Publishing
3 2 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
2 35 (27.78%) Administrator
3 25 (19.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 24 (19.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 18 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (12.70%) Linux Administrator
7 15 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 13 (10.32%) Developer
9 7 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
10 6 (4.76%) Architect
10 6 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.97%) UNIX Administrator
12 4 (3.17%) Consultant
12 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
13 3 (2.38%) DBA
13 3 (2.38%) Analyst
13 3 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
13 3 (2.38%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.87%) MCollective
2 12 (9.52%) Web Services
3 10 (7.94%) LAMP
4 8 (6.35%) XML
5 7 (5.56%) CSS
6 6 (4.76%) .NET
6 6 (4.76%) J2EE
6 6 (4.76%) JSON
6 6 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.97%) Spring
8 4 (3.17%) Django
8 4 (3.17%) RESTful
9 3 (2.38%) jQuery
9 3 (2.38%) REST
9 3 (2.38%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.59%) Symfony
10 2 (1.59%) SOAP
10 2 (1.59%) Middleware
10 2 (1.59%) Laravel
10 2 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.40%) Open Source
2 12 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.56%) Online Games
4 5 (3.97%) Replication
4 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.38%) New Media
6 2 (1.59%) STB
6 2 (1.59%) iSeries
6 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 117 (92.86%) Linux
2 65 (51.59%) CentOS
3 58 (46.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (19.05%) UNIX
5 23 (18.25%) Debian
6 11 (8.73%) Solaris
7 8 (6.35%) Windows
8 5 (3.97%) AIX
8 5 (3.97%) SmartOS
9 4 (3.17%) Fedora
10 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.59%) SUSE
11 1 (0.79%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.79%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (64.29%) DevOps
2 32 (25.40%) Configuration Management
3 27 (21.43%) Build Automation
4 26 (20.63%) Scrum
5 25 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (15.08%) Load Balancing
7 15 (11.90%) Kanban
8 13 (10.32%) ITIL
9 12 (9.52%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.76%) TDD
11 6 (4.76%) Migration
11 6 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (3.97%) BDD
12 5 (3.97%) System Testing
12 5 (3.97%) Integration Testing
12 5 (3.97%) OO
13 4 (3.17%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (53.17%) Java
2 51 (40.48%) Python
3 50 (39.68%) Bash Shell
4 41 (32.54%) Ruby
5 32 (25.40%) Perl
6 23 (18.25%) JavaScript
7 19 (15.08%) PHP
7 19 (15.08%) SQL
8 16 (12.70%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.38%) Korn
10 3 (2.38%) C
11 2 (1.59%) C++
11 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) RHCE
3 2 (1.59%) LPIC
4 1 (0.79%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.79%) RHCT
4 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.11%) vCloud
3 8 (6.35%) NFS
4 6 (4.76%) KVM
5 5 (3.97%) Docker
6 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.38%) Sendmail
7 3 (2.38%) Squid
7 3 (2.38%) Dovecot
8 2 (1.59%) XenServer
9 1 (0.79%) vSphere
9 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.79%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 83 (65.87%) Puppet
2 45 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (23.81%) Nagios
4 23 (18.25%) ZABBIX
5 16 (12.70%) Zenoss
6 14 (11.11%) Kibana
7 13 (10.32%) HAProxy
8 11 (8.73%) Graylog2
9 7 (5.56%) Salt
10 6 (4.76%) logstash
11 4 (3.17%) Ansible
11 4 (3.17%) CFEngine
12 3 (2.38%) Ganglia
13 2 (1.59%) YUM
13 2 (1.59%) Capistrano
13 2 (1.59%) Cacti
13 2 (1.59%) SCCM
14 1 (0.79%) SCOM
14 1 (0.79%) WMI
14 1 (0.79%) RANCID
Vendors
1 48 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 24 (19.05%) VMware
3 21 (16.67%) Oracle
4 11 (8.73%) Splunk
4 11 (8.73%) Perforce
5 6 (4.76%) SaltStack
5 6 (4.76%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.97%) Cisco
6 5 (3.97%) HP
6 5 (3.97%) Dell
7 4 (3.17%) JBoss
8 3 (2.38%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.38%) Google
9 2 (1.59%) Zend
9 2 (1.59%) Citrix
9 2 (1.59%) New Relic
10 1 (0.79%) NetApp
10 1 (0.79%) Symantec
10 1 (0.79%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.79%) AppSense
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