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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 247 325 323
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -2
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 148 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.08% 1.40% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 54 35
Average daily rate
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£450 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £413 £393
% change year-on-year
-23.03% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.47% -41.66%
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
4811 4863 4413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.90% 22.21% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3312 3244 2810
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 218 286
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +11 10 £363 +6.61% 13
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 257 (94.83%) Linux
2 190 (70.11%) DevOps
3 173 (63.84%) Puppet
4 137 (50.55%) CentOS
5 128 (47.23%) Jenkins
6 127 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
7 124 (45.76%) Java
8 118 (43.54%) Git (software)
9 111 (40.96%) Bash Shell
9 111 (40.96%) Opscode Chef
10 104 (38.38%) Ruby
11 103 (38.01%) Maven
12 99 (36.53%) Python
13 98 (36.16%) MongoDB
14 89 (32.84%) Nagios
14 89 (32.84%) Continuous Integration
15 85 (31.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 72 (26.57%) MySQL
17 67 (24.72%) Ansible
18 66 (24.35%) NoSQL
19 62 (22.88%) Open Source
20 61 (22.51%) Red Hat
20 61 (22.51%) VMware
21 57 (21.03%) Scrum
22 52 (19.19%) Perl
22 52 (19.19%) Apache
23 51 (18.82%) Security Cleared
24 45 (16.61%) OpenStack
25 44 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
25 44 (16.24%) ZABBIX

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 52 (19.19%) Apache
2 45 (16.61%) OpenStack
3 26 (9.59%) nginx
4 24 (8.86%) Node.js
5 21 (7.75%) Tomcat
6 20 (7.38%) JBoss
7 11 (4.06%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.58%) Confluence
9 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.85%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.11%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.11%) WordPress
10 3 (1.11%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.74%) IIS
11 2 (0.74%) Jetty
11 2 (0.74%) Drupal
12 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (15.50%) PaaS
3 15 (5.54%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (4.80%) Amazon S3
5 11 (4.06%) Heroku
5 11 (4.06%) Engine Yard
6 9 (3.32%) GitHub
7 5 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.11%) SaaS
10 2 (0.74%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.74%) Office 365
11 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.37%) Route 53
11 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.39%) DNS
2 36 (13.28%) TCP/IP
3 27 (9.96%) Firewall
4 22 (8.12%) HTTP
5 20 (7.38%) VPN
6 18 (6.64%) DHCP
7 14 (5.17%) VLAN
7 14 (5.17%) Internet
8 12 (4.43%) SSL
9 11 (4.06%) LDAP
10 7 (2.58%) SMTP
10 7 (2.58%) SAN
11 6 (2.21%) Kerberos
11 6 (2.21%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.48%) VoIP
12 4 (1.48%) WAN
13 3 (1.11%) DMZ
13 3 (1.11%) DVB
13 3 (1.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (36.16%) MongoDB
2 72 (26.57%) MySQL
3 66 (24.35%) NoSQL
4 38 (14.02%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (12.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (9.59%) Hadoop
7 24 (8.86%) Redis
8 20 (7.38%) Relational Database
9 17 (6.27%) MariaDB
10 15 (5.54%) Big Data
11 13 (4.80%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.21%) SQL Server
13 5 (1.85%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.37%) DB2
15 1 (0.37%) VoltDB
15 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 128 (47.23%) Jenkins
2 118 (43.54%) Git (software)
3 103 (38.01%) Maven
4 29 (10.70%) Subversion
5 24 (8.86%) Artifactory
6 10 (3.69%) PHPUnit
7 7 (2.58%) JIRA
8 6 (2.21%) Behat
9 5 (1.85%) Selenium
9 5 (1.85%) GitLab
9 5 (1.85%) Grunt
9 5 (1.85%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.85%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.48%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.11%) Ant
11 3 (1.11%) JUnit
11 3 (1.11%) Liquibase
11 3 (1.11%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.74%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 17 (6.27%) Games
2 5 (1.85%) Law
3 4 (1.48%) Publishing
4 3 (1.11%) Banking
4 3 (1.11%) Finance
4 3 (1.11%) Advertising
5 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.74%) Marketing
5 2 (0.74%) Retail
5 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 130 (47.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (23.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 44 (16.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 41 (15.13%) Developer
5 24 (8.86%) Administrator
6 21 (7.75%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (6.27%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (4.80%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (4.43%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.06%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.06%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (3.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
12 9 (3.32%) Analyst
13 8 (2.95%) DevOps Specialist
13 8 (2.95%) DevOps Administrator
14 7 (2.58%) Python Developer
14 7 (2.58%) Technical Analyst
15 6 (2.21%) Support Engineer
15 6 (2.21%) Test Analyst
15 6 (2.21%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.92%) Web Services
2 31 (11.44%) RabbitMQ
2 31 (11.44%) MCollective
3 17 (6.27%) HTML
4 14 (5.17%) CSS
5 12 (4.43%) XML
6 10 (3.69%) Spring
6 10 (3.69%) LAMP
6 10 (3.69%) JSON
6 10 (3.69%) jQuery
7 9 (3.32%) RESTful
7 9 (3.32%) HTML5
7 9 (3.32%) REST
8 6 (2.21%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.21%) libvirt
8 6 (2.21%) XHTML
8 6 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.85%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.85%) Django
9 5 (1.85%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 62 (22.88%) Open Source
2 23 (8.49%) Clustering
3 19 (7.01%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.80%) Device Driver
5 11 (4.06%) Replication
5 11 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.95%) Online Games
7 6 (2.21%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.85%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.48%) W3C
10 3 (1.11%) Interactive TV
10 3 (1.11%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.37%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.37%) Wiki
12 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.37%) User Experience
12 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.37%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 257 (94.83%) Linux
2 137 (50.55%) CentOS
3 85 (31.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (14.02%) Debian
5 37 (13.65%) UNIX
6 28 (10.33%) Windows
7 7 (2.58%) SUSE
7 7 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.48%) VMS
8 4 (1.48%) Fedora
9 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (70.11%) DevOps
2 127 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (32.84%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (21.03%) Scrum
5 43 (15.87%) Configuration Management
6 41 (15.13%) Build Automation
6 41 (15.13%) Load Balancing
7 27 (9.96%) OO
7 27 (9.96%) Automated Testing
8 26 (9.59%) Change Management
9 24 (8.86%) Service Delivery
10 21 (7.75%) Release Management
11 19 (7.01%) Kanban
12 16 (5.90%) ITIL
12 16 (5.90%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.43%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.43%) SOA
14 11 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (4.06%) BDD
15 7 (2.58%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (45.76%) Java
2 111 (40.96%) Bash Shell
3 104 (38.38%) Ruby
4 99 (36.53%) Python
5 52 (19.19%) Perl
6 43 (15.87%) PHP
7 37 (13.65%) Shell Script
8 28 (10.33%) JavaScript
9 21 (7.75%) SQL
10 20 (7.38%) Scala
11 16 (5.90%) Golang
12 11 (4.06%) Korn
13 5 (1.85%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.37%) PHP5
15 1 (0.37%) Erlang
15 1 (0.37%) VBScript
15 1 (0.37%) C#
15 1 (0.37%) Tcl
15 1 (0.37%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 51 (18.82%) Security Cleared
2 36 (13.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.48%) Degree
5 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) CIPD
6 1 (0.37%) LPIC
6 1 (0.37%) RHCT
6 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.12%) vCloud
3 20 (7.38%) Docker
4 10 (3.69%) Xen
4 10 (3.69%) Active Directory
5 9 (3.32%) Postfix
6 6 (2.21%) XenServer
6 6 (2.21%) Sendmail
7 5 (1.85%) NFS
8 4 (1.48%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.11%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.74%) Varnish
10 2 (0.74%) KVM
10 2 (0.74%) Ceph
10 2 (0.74%) Samba
10 2 (0.74%) Squid
11 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.37%) HDFS
11 1 (0.37%) Gluster
11 1 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 173 (63.84%) Puppet
2 111 (40.96%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (32.84%) Nagios
4 67 (24.72%) Ansible
5 44 (16.24%) ZABBIX
6 23 (8.49%) Kibana
7 20 (7.38%) Graphite
8 19 (7.01%) Zenoss
9 17 (6.27%) Graylog2
9 17 (6.27%) Salt
10 15 (5.54%) Cobbler
11 13 (4.80%) HAProxy
12 10 (3.69%) logstash
13 9 (3.32%) collectd
14 6 (2.21%) Icinga
15 4 (1.48%) Capistrano
16 3 (1.11%) SELinux
16 3 (1.11%) Vagrant
16 3 (1.11%) Cacti
17 2 (0.74%) Munin
Vendors
1 61 (22.51%) Red Hat
1 61 (22.51%) VMware
2 33 (12.18%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.86%) Oracle
4 19 (7.01%) Splunk
5 17 (6.27%) Perforce
6 14 (5.17%) DigitalOcean
7 9 (3.32%) Cisco
8 8 (2.95%) Google
9 6 (2.21%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.48%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.11%) HP
11 3 (1.11%) Dell
11 3 (1.11%) Citrix
11 3 (1.11%) Scality
12 2 (0.74%) F5
12 2 (0.74%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.74%) Mercator
12 2 (0.74%) Apple
12 2 (0.74%) ProCurve
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