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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 338 358 372
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 82 76 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.47% 1.31% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 52 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £255 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £21.00
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
5596 5800 5422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.85% 23.08% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3742 3822 3342
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 254 330
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £28.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 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 19 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 +33 19 £450 +71.42% 12
Westminster - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 134 (93.06%) Linux
2 96 (66.67%) Puppet
3 93 (64.58%) DevOps
4 74 (51.39%) CentOS
5 73 (50.69%) Java
6 62 (43.06%) Python
7 59 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (40.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (36.81%) Red Hat
10 52 (36.11%) Git (software)
11 51 (35.42%) Opscode Chef
11 51 (35.42%) Bash Shell
12 47 (32.64%) Ruby
13 46 (31.94%) Jenkins
14 41 (28.47%) Nagios
15 40 (27.78%) MySQL
15 40 (27.78%) Open Source
16 37 (25.69%) Maven
16 37 (25.69%) MongoDB
17 35 (24.31%) Apache
18 34 (23.61%) Perl
18 34 (23.61%) Configuration Management
19 31 (21.53%) NoSQL
20 29 (20.14%) Debian
20 29 (20.14%) JavaScript
21 28 (19.44%) Scrum
21 28 (19.44%) VMware
22 27 (18.75%) UNIX
22 27 (18.75%) Build Automation
23 26 (18.06%) Continuous Integration

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 35 (24.31%) Apache
2 23 (15.97%) OpenStack
3 14 (9.72%) nginx
4 10 (6.94%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.17%) IIS
5 6 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.17%) Node.js
6 5 (3.47%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.78%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.78%) Confluence
8 2 (1.39%) Drupal
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.69%) Gunicorn
9 1 (0.69%) WordPress
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.78%) Joyent
5 3 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.81%) Internet
2 11 (7.64%) DNS
3 10 (6.94%) Firewall
4 9 (6.25%) LDAP
4 9 (6.25%) SAN
5 8 (5.56%) VPN
5 8 (5.56%) VLAN
6 7 (4.86%) iSCSI
6 7 (4.86%) HTTP
7 5 (3.47%) NAS
7 5 (3.47%) SMTP
7 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.78%) DHCP
8 4 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.08%) IMAP
10 2 (1.39%) SNMP
10 2 (1.39%) DMZ
10 2 (1.39%) WAN
10 2 (1.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.78%) MySQL
2 37 (25.69%) MongoDB
3 31 (21.53%) NoSQL
4 23 (15.97%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (10.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (6.94%) Redis
7 6 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.47%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.78%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.78%) Big Data
10 3 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.39%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.69%) Riak
12 1 (0.69%) HBase
12 1 (0.69%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 52 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 46 (31.94%) Jenkins
3 37 (25.69%) Maven
4 10 (6.94%) JIRA
5 4 (2.78%) JUnit
5 4 (2.78%) Subversion
5 4 (2.78%) Selenium
5 4 (2.78%) Artifactory
5 4 (2.78%) Behat
5 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.08%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.08%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.08%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.08%) Ant
7 2 (1.39%) JMeter
7 2 (1.39%) jMock
7 2 (1.39%) TestNG
7 2 (1.39%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.39%) PhantomJS
General
1 12 (8.33%) Games
2 5 (3.47%) Finance
3 3 (2.08%) Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Advertising
4 2 (1.39%) Publishing
4 2 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Billing
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (43.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 36 (25.00%) Administrator
3 27 (18.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 26 (18.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 19 (13.19%) Linux Engineer
6 17 (11.81%) Linux Administrator
6 17 (11.81%) Developer
7 16 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
9 6 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.47%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.47%) UNIX Administrator
11 4 (2.78%) Consultant
11 4 (2.78%) DBA
12 3 (2.08%) AIX Engineer
12 3 (2.08%) MySQL DBA
12 3 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.89%) MCollective
2 13 (9.03%) Web Services
3 10 (6.94%) CSS
3 10 (6.94%) LAMP
4 8 (5.56%) XML
4 8 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (4.86%) .NET
5 7 (4.86%) J2EE
6 6 (4.17%) Spring
6 6 (4.17%) JSON
6 6 (4.17%) RESTful
7 5 (3.47%) jQuery
7 5 (3.47%) Django
7 5 (3.47%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (2.78%) HTML
8 4 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.78%) Sass
8 4 (2.78%) REST
9 3 (2.08%) HTML5
9 3 (2.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.78%) Open Source
2 14 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.56%) Replication
4 6 (4.17%) Online Games
5 5 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.08%) New Media
6 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) STB
7 2 (1.39%) iSeries
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.69%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 134 (93.06%) Linux
2 74 (51.39%) CentOS
3 58 (40.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (20.14%) Debian
5 27 (18.75%) UNIX
6 12 (8.33%) Solaris
7 11 (7.64%) Windows
8 5 (3.47%) SmartOS
8 5 (3.47%) AIX
9 4 (2.78%) Fedora
10 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.39%) SUSE
10 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.69%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.69%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (64.58%) DevOps
2 59 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (23.61%) Configuration Management
4 28 (19.44%) Scrum
5 27 (18.75%) Build Automation
6 26 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (14.58%) Load Balancing
8 17 (11.81%) Kanban
9 16 (11.11%) ITIL
10 14 (9.72%) Service Delivery
11 9 (6.25%) OO
12 8 (5.56%) BDD
13 7 (4.86%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.86%) TDD
13 7 (4.86%) Migration
14 6 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (3.47%) Integration Testing
15 5 (3.47%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (50.69%) Java
2 62 (43.06%) Python
3 51 (35.42%) Bash Shell
4 47 (32.64%) Ruby
5 34 (23.61%) Perl
6 29 (20.14%) JavaScript
7 23 (15.97%) PHP
8 21 (14.58%) SQL
9 17 (11.81%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.17%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.08%) Korn
11 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.08%) C
12 2 (1.39%) C++
13 1 (0.69%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.69%) Golang
13 1 (0.69%) Scala
13 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) RHCE
3 2 (1.39%) LPIC
4 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) RHCT
4 1 (0.69%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) SLA
2 4 (2.78%) QA
3 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.81%) vCloud
3 8 (5.56%) NFS
4 6 (4.17%) Docker
4 6 (4.17%) KVM
5 4 (2.78%) Squid
5 4 (2.78%) XenServer
6 3 (2.08%) Dovecot
6 3 (2.08%) Sendmail
6 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.69%) Postfix
8 1 (0.69%) vSphere
8 1 (0.69%) Xen
8 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.69%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 96 (66.67%) Puppet
2 51 (35.42%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (28.47%) Nagios
4 25 (17.36%) ZABBIX
5 19 (13.19%) Zenoss
6 16 (11.11%) Kibana
7 13 (9.03%) Graylog2
8 12 (8.33%) HAProxy
9 8 (5.56%) Salt
10 7 (4.86%) Ansible
11 6 (4.17%) logstash
12 4 (2.78%) CFEngine
12 4 (2.78%) Capistrano
13 3 (2.08%) Cacti
13 3 (2.08%) Ganglia
14 2 (1.39%) SCCM
14 2 (1.39%) YUM
15 1 (0.69%) StatsD
15 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 53 (36.81%) Red Hat
2 28 (19.44%) VMware
3 21 (14.58%) Oracle
4 13 (9.03%) Perforce
4 13 (9.03%) Splunk
5 6 (4.17%) JBoss
5 6 (4.17%) SaltStack
5 6 (4.17%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.47%) Google
6 5 (3.47%) Cisco
6 5 (3.47%) Dell
7 4 (2.78%) HP
8 2 (1.39%) Citrix
8 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.39%) Zend
8 2 (1.39%) New Relic
9 1 (0.69%) Facebook
9 1 (0.69%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.69%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.69%) AppSense
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