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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 276 279 344
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +65
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 135 139 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.15% 2.87% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 102 47
Average daily rate £450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.40
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
4279 4840 4802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.16% 22.84% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2923 3330 3156
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 154 207
Average hourly rate £18.85 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +45 11 £450 +20.00% 7
Croydon -5 6 £425 +6.25% 1
Westminster -5 1 £488 -12.35%
Canary Wharf - 1 £260 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 231 (89.19%) Linux
2 177 (68.34%) CentOS
3 175 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (64.86%) Puppet
5 164 (63.32%) DevOps
6 149 (57.53%) Java
7 148 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
8 145 (55.98%) Git (software)
9 136 (52.51%) Jenkins
10 128 (49.42%) Bash Shell
11 120 (46.33%) VMware
12 115 (44.40%) Configuration Management
13 114 (44.02%) Ruby
14 100 (38.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 99 (38.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 98 (37.84%) Scrum
17 91 (35.14%) Maven
18 79 (30.50%) Build Automation
18 79 (30.50%) MCollective
19 78 (30.12%) ZABBIX
20 67 (25.87%) Security Cleared
20 67 (25.87%) Red Hat
21 66 (25.48%) Amazon AWS
22 65 (25.10%) Opscode Chef
23 63 (24.32%) Ansible
24 62 (23.94%) SC Cleared
25 60 (23.17%) Python
26 59 (22.78%) Continuous Delivery
27 52 (20.08%) Windows
28 49 (18.92%) Perl

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 44 (16.99%) Apache
2 33 (12.74%) Confluence
3 30 (11.58%) nginx
4 24 (9.27%) Tomcat
5 22 (8.49%) Node.js
6 17 (6.56%) JBoss
7 13 (5.02%) OpenStack
8 11 (4.25%) Apache Spark
8 11 (4.25%) Jetty
9 5 (1.93%) SAS
10 4 (1.54%) Drupal
10 4 (1.54%) IIS
10 4 (1.54%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.16%) Gunicorn
11 3 (1.16%) uWSGI
12 2 (0.77%) MediaWiki
12 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.77%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.77%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
1 1 (0.39%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 66 (25.48%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (5.41%) GitHub
4 9 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.09%) Office 365
6 5 (1.93%) IaaS
6 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.16%) PaaS
9 2 (0.77%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.77%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.39%) Heroku
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.42%) DNS
2 23 (8.88%) Firewall
3 17 (6.56%) VPN
4 11 (4.25%) DHCP
4 11 (4.25%) LDAP
4 11 (4.25%) SMTP
5 10 (3.86%) IMAP
6 9 (3.47%) SNMP
7 8 (3.09%) FTP
8 7 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.32%) BGP
9 6 (2.32%) DMZ
9 6 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.32%) HTTP
9 6 (2.32%) iSCSI
9 6 (2.32%) SAN
10 5 (1.93%) OSPF
10 5 (1.93%) SSL
11 4 (1.54%) Network Security
11 4 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.99%) MySQL
2 39 (15.06%) Hadoop
3 35 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (11.58%) MongoDB
5 25 (9.65%) HBase
6 13 (5.02%) Big Data
7 11 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (4.25%) Apache Hive
7 11 (4.25%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.09%) Redis
8 8 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.70%) Couchbase
9 7 (2.70%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.77%) DB2
10 2 (0.77%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.77%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.39%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 145 (55.98%) Git (software)
2 136 (52.51%) Jenkins
3 91 (35.14%) Maven
4 40 (15.44%) JIRA
5 31 (11.97%) Cucumber
6 25 (9.65%) Geb
6 25 (9.65%) IntelliJ
6 25 (9.65%) Spock
7 17 (6.56%) Subversion
8 13 (5.02%) Hudson
8 13 (5.02%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.86%) Artifactory
9 10 (3.86%) Gerrit
9 10 (3.86%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (3.86%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (3.47%) Selenium
10 9 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (3.09%) Ant
12 7 (2.70%) Gradle
12 7 (2.70%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (3.09%) Publishing
2 4 (1.54%) Finance
3 3 (1.16%) Spanish Language
4 2 (0.77%) Banking
4 2 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Back Office
5 1 (0.39%) Front Office
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (51.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (17.76%) Developer
3 44 (16.99%) Operations Engineer
4 27 (10.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 26 (10.04%) Java Developer
6 25 (9.65%) Automation Engineer
7 23 (8.88%) Administrator
8 22 (8.49%) Linux Engineer
8 22 (8.49%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 18 (6.95%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (6.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.25%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (4.25%) Linux Administrator
11 11 (4.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.86%) Consultant
13 8 (3.09%) Senior Developer
14 7 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 6 (2.32%) PHP Developer
15 6 (2.32%) Senior Java Developer
15 6 (2.32%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (30.50%) MCollective
2 35 (13.51%) Web Services
3 29 (11.20%) RESTful
4 27 (10.42%) LAMP
5 26 (10.04%) Apache Camel
5 26 (10.04%) Spring
6 25 (9.65%) Grails
6 25 (9.65%) JAX-RS
6 25 (9.65%) Spring Boot
7 20 (7.72%) LAPP Stack
8 18 (6.95%) LEMP Stack
9 14 (5.41%) jQuery
10 13 (5.02%) HTML
11 11 (4.25%) Java EE
12 9 (3.47%) AngularJS
12 9 (3.47%) CSS
12 9 (3.47%) Kafka
12 9 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (3.09%) .NET
14 6 (2.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.32%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.54%) Clustering
6 3 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (1.16%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (1.16%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.16%) Tandem
7 2 (0.77%) Fintech
7 2 (0.77%) User Experience
7 2 (0.77%) Wiki
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.39%) CMDB
8 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.39%) iPhone
8 1 (0.39%) IPTV
8 1 (0.39%) PKI
8 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 231 (89.19%) Linux
2 177 (68.34%) CentOS
3 99 (38.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 52 (20.08%) Windows
5 41 (15.83%) Unix
6 29 (11.20%) Debian
7 28 (10.81%) Windows Server
8 19 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (5.79%) Windows 7
10 10 (3.86%) AIX
10 10 (3.86%) Solaris
11 7 (2.70%) SUSE
11 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.32%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.39%) Android
14 1 (0.39%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.39%) Fedora
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (63.32%) DevOps
3 148 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (44.40%) Configuration Management
5 98 (37.84%) Scrum
6 79 (30.50%) Build Automation
7 59 (22.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 44 (16.99%) TDD
9 36 (13.90%) Open Source
10 32 (12.36%) Microservices
11 25 (9.65%) API Development
12 16 (6.18%) Web Operations
13 14 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.02%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.25%) BDD
15 11 (4.25%) OO
15 11 (4.25%) Security Patching
16 8 (3.09%) High Availability
16 8 (3.09%) Workflow
17 7 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 149 (57.53%) Java
2 128 (49.42%) Bash Shell
3 114 (44.02%) Ruby
4 60 (23.17%) Python
5 49 (18.92%) Perl
6 27 (10.42%) PHP
7 25 (9.65%) Groovy
8 18 (6.95%) JavaScript
9 12 (4.63%) SQL
10 10 (3.86%) Scala
10 10 (3.86%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.32%) Korn
11 6 (2.32%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.93%) C#
12 5 (1.93%) C++
13 4 (1.54%) C
14 3 (1.16%) Go
15 2 (0.77%) Jython
16 1 (0.39%) Elixir
16 1 (0.39%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 67 (25.87%) Security Cleared
2 62 (23.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.09%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.16%) Degree
5 2 (0.77%) CCNA
5 2 (0.77%) MCSE
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) CCNP
6 1 (0.39%) LPIC
6 1 (0.39%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.39%) MCP
6 1 (0.39%) MCPD
6 1 (0.39%) MCSA
6 1 (0.39%) MCSD
6 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.02%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 100 (38.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (16.99%) Docker
3 15 (5.79%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.25%) NFS
4 11 (4.25%) vCloud
5 7 (2.70%) iptables
6 6 (2.32%) KVM
7 5 (1.93%) Postfix
7 5 (1.93%) Samba
7 5 (1.93%) Sendmail
8 4 (1.54%) LXC
9 3 (1.16%) Ceph
9 3 (1.16%) Dovecot
9 3 (1.16%) Squid
10 2 (0.77%) Varnish
10 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.77%) Xen
11 1 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 168 (64.86%) Puppet
2 78 (30.12%) ZABBIX
3 65 (25.10%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (24.32%) Ansible
5 26 (10.04%) Nagios
6 15 (5.79%) logstash
7 12 (4.63%) HAProxy
8 10 (3.86%) Salt
9 9 (3.47%) Cacti
10 6 (2.32%) CFEngine
10 6 (2.32%) Kubernetes
11 5 (1.93%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (1.54%) Bacula
12 4 (1.54%) Kibana
13 3 (1.16%) Capistrano
13 3 (1.16%) EMC VPLEX
13 3 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (1.16%) Rundeck
13 3 (1.16%) systemd
14 2 (0.77%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 120 (46.33%) VMware
2 67 (25.87%) Red Hat
3 22 (8.49%) Google
4 13 (5.02%) Atlassian
5 12 (4.63%) Cisco
5 12 (4.63%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.47%) Cloudera
7 8 (3.09%) HP
7 8 (3.09%) Oracle
8 7 (2.70%) Dell
9 6 (2.32%) Sonatype
10 5 (1.93%) Splunk
10 5 (1.93%) Veeam
11 4 (1.54%) Dell KACE
11 4 (1.54%) EMC
11 4 (1.54%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.16%) Black Duck
12 3 (1.16%) Rally
12 3 (1.16%) Supermicro
12 3 (1.16%) Veracode
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