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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 288 315 332
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +17
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 111 69 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 1.51% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 53 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £475 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +15.32%
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
4773 4579 4258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.48% 21.07% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3270 3040 2716
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 213 242
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £43.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +8 7 £350 +15.70% 11
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £450 -
Bromley - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 267 (95.02%) Linux
2 197 (70.11%) DevOps
3 185 (65.84%) Puppet
4 134 (47.69%) CentOS
5 133 (47.33%) Jenkins
6 119 (42.35%) Java
7 118 (41.99%) Python
7 118 (41.99%) Bash Shell
8 117 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
9 112 (39.86%) Git (software)
10 110 (39.15%) Ruby
11 108 (38.43%) Opscode Chef
12 105 (37.37%) MongoDB
13 97 (34.52%) Maven
14 90 (32.03%) Nagios
15 88 (31.32%) Continuous Integration
16 87 (30.96%) MySQL
17 80 (28.47%) VMware
17 80 (28.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 73 (25.98%) NoSQL
18 73 (25.98%) Ansible
19 71 (25.27%) Perl
20 69 (24.56%) Red Hat
21 65 (23.13%) Open Source
22 57 (20.28%) Security Cleared
22 57 (20.28%) Apache
23 53 (18.86%) Shell Script
23 53 (18.86%) Scrum
24 52 (18.51%) Load Balancing
25 48 (17.08%) Amazon AWS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (20.28%) Apache
2 47 (16.73%) OpenStack
3 32 (11.39%) nginx
4 24 (8.54%) Node.js
5 20 (7.12%) Tomcat
6 18 (6.41%) JBoss
7 16 (5.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (3.56%) Confluence
9 6 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.78%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.78%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.42%) IIS
11 4 (1.42%) MediaWiki
12 3 (1.07%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.07%) WordPress
13 2 (0.71%) Jetty
13 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.08%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (16.01%) PaaS
3 16 (5.69%) Heroku
3 16 (5.69%) Engine Yard
4 14 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.27%) Amazon S3
6 9 (3.20%) GitHub
7 5 (1.78%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.71%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.71%) Office 365
8 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.36%) Route 53
9 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.73%) DNS
2 43 (15.30%) TCP/IP
3 37 (13.17%) Firewall
4 22 (7.83%) VPN
5 21 (7.47%) HTTP
5 21 (7.47%) VLAN
6 18 (6.41%) DHCP
7 15 (5.34%) SSL
8 14 (4.98%) LDAP
9 10 (3.56%) Internet
10 7 (2.49%) SMTP
11 6 (2.14%) WAN
11 6 (2.14%) Kerberos
11 6 (2.14%) SAN
12 5 (1.78%) IPsec
12 5 (1.78%) LAN
13 4 (1.42%) VoIP
13 4 (1.42%) OSPF
13 4 (1.42%) BGP
13 4 (1.42%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (37.37%) MongoDB
2 87 (30.96%) MySQL
3 73 (25.98%) NoSQL
4 42 (14.95%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (14.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (10.68%) Relational Database
7 27 (9.61%) Hadoop
8 24 (8.54%) Redis
9 22 (7.83%) MariaDB
10 21 (7.47%) RDBMS
11 14 (4.98%) Big Data
12 7 (2.49%) SQL Server
13 4 (1.42%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.36%) DB2
15 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 133 (47.33%) Jenkins
2 112 (39.86%) Git (software)
3 97 (34.52%) Maven
4 37 (13.17%) Subversion
5 22 (7.83%) Artifactory
6 10 (3.56%) PHPUnit
6 10 (3.56%) JIRA
7 6 (2.14%) Grunt
8 5 (1.78%) GitLab
8 5 (1.78%) Behat
9 4 (1.42%) Hudson
10 3 (1.07%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.71%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.71%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.36%) Gradle
12 1 (0.36%) Ant
12 1 (0.36%) JUnit
12 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 19 (6.76%) Games
2 5 (1.78%) Law
3 4 (1.42%) Advertising
3 4 (1.42%) Finance
4 3 (1.07%) Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.71%) Banking
5 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 135 (48.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 72 (25.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 44 (15.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 39 (13.88%) Developer
5 33 (11.74%) Administrator
6 24 (8.54%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (7.47%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (5.69%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.91%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 8 (2.85%) DevOps Administrator
13 8 (2.85%) DevOps Specialist
13 8 (2.85%) DBA
13 8 (2.85%) Analyst
14 7 (2.49%) Python Developer
15 6 (2.14%) Technical Test Analyst
15 6 (2.14%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.81%) Web Services
2 32 (11.39%) MCollective
3 29 (10.32%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (6.05%) HTML
5 14 (4.98%) CSS
6 12 (4.27%) XML
7 10 (3.56%) Spring
7 10 (3.56%) JSON
8 9 (3.20%) HTML5
9 8 (2.85%) REST
9 8 (2.85%) jQuery
9 8 (2.85%) RESTful
10 7 (2.49%) XHTML
10 7 (2.49%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.14%) libvirt
11 6 (2.14%) Django
12 5 (1.78%) LAMP
12 5 (1.78%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (1.78%) JPA
12 5 (1.78%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 65 (23.13%) Open Source
2 33 (11.74%) Clustering
3 21 (7.47%) Device Driver
4 18 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.91%) Replication
6 9 (3.20%) Online Games
7 8 (2.85%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.14%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.78%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.78%) W3C
11 4 (1.42%) Wiki
12 3 (1.07%) Interactive TV
12 3 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
14 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
14 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 267 (95.02%) Linux
2 134 (47.69%) CentOS
3 80 (28.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (15.66%) Windows
5 39 (13.88%) UNIX
5 39 (13.88%) Debian
6 9 (3.20%) Mac OS X Server
7 7 (2.49%) SUSE
8 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.78%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.42%) VMS
10 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.07%) Fedora
11 3 (1.07%) Solaris
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (70.11%) DevOps
2 117 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (31.32%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (18.86%) Scrum
5 52 (18.51%) Load Balancing
6 45 (16.01%) Build Automation
7 42 (14.95%) Configuration Management
8 31 (11.03%) Automated Testing
9 30 (10.68%) Change Management
10 28 (9.96%) Release Management
11 25 (8.90%) OO
12 22 (7.83%) Service Delivery
13 17 (6.05%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.69%) Kanban
15 14 (4.98%) E-Commerce
16 13 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (4.27%) SOA
17 12 (4.27%) ITIL
18 10 (3.56%) Capacity Planning
19 7 (2.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 119 (42.35%) Java
2 118 (41.99%) Python
2 118 (41.99%) Bash Shell
3 110 (39.15%) Ruby
4 71 (25.27%) Perl
5 53 (18.86%) Shell Script
6 45 (16.01%) PHP
7 23 (8.19%) JavaScript
8 22 (7.83%) SQL
9 20 (7.12%) Scala
10 19 (6.76%) Korn
11 16 (5.69%) Golang
12 5 (1.78%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.07%) C
14 2 (0.71%) PHP5
15 1 (0.36%) Erlang
15 1 (0.36%) Tcl
15 1 (0.36%) C#
15 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (20.28%) Security Cleared
2 44 (15.66%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.14%) Degree
4 5 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) CCNA
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.71%) VCP4
7 1 (0.36%) CIPD
7 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.47%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.83%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.41%) vCloud
3 18 (6.41%) Docker
4 14 (4.98%) Samba
5 12 (4.27%) Postfix
6 10 (3.56%) Xen
7 8 (2.85%) XenServer
8 6 (2.14%) Sendmail
9 4 (1.42%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.42%) NFS
10 3 (1.07%) Squid
10 3 (1.07%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.71%) KVM
11 2 (0.71%) Varnish
12 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.36%) Gluster
12 1 (0.36%) Openswan
12 1 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 185 (65.84%) Puppet
2 108 (38.43%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (32.03%) Nagios
4 73 (25.98%) Ansible
5 40 (14.23%) ZABBIX
6 24 (8.54%) Cobbler
7 19 (6.76%) Kibana
8 18 (6.41%) Graphite
9 17 (6.05%) Zenoss
10 16 (5.69%) Graylog
11 14 (4.98%) Salt
12 13 (4.63%) collectd
13 12 (4.27%) HAProxy
14 9 (3.20%) WSUS
15 6 (2.14%) logstash
15 6 (2.14%) Icinga
16 3 (1.07%) SELinux
16 3 (1.07%) Capistrano
16 3 (1.07%) Cacti
16 3 (1.07%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 80 (28.47%) VMware
2 69 (24.56%) Red Hat
3 34 (12.10%) Microsoft
4 32 (11.39%) Oracle
5 20 (7.12%) Splunk
6 16 (5.69%) Perforce
7 14 (4.98%) DigitalOcean
8 11 (3.91%) Apple
9 10 (3.56%) Cisco
10 6 (2.14%) Google
10 6 (2.14%) Percona
10 6 (2.14%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.78%) Citrix
12 4 (1.42%) Akamai
12 4 (1.42%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.71%) Scality
13 2 (0.71%) F5
13 2 (0.71%) ProCurve
13 2 (0.71%) Mercator
13 2 (0.71%) HP
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