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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 342 346 378
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +32
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 69 79 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.27% 1.39% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £163 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% -51.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £235 £335
% change year-on-year
+64.89% -29.85%
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
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
5412 5681 5704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.72% 22.63% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3539 3713 3428
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 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 257 356
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.28 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +29 13 £450 +100.00% 12
Bromley - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 127 (94.07%) Linux
2 89 (65.93%) Puppet
3 82 (60.74%) DevOps
4 77 (57.04%) Java
5 61 (45.19%) CentOS
6 59 (43.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (37.78%) Bash Shell
8 50 (37.04%) Python
9 49 (36.30%) Git (software)
10 48 (35.56%) Red Hat
11 46 (34.07%) Opscode Chef
12 44 (32.59%) Jenkins
13 42 (31.11%) Ruby
14 41 (30.37%) Configuration Management
15 37 (27.41%) MySQL
16 34 (25.19%) Apache
17 33 (24.44%) Perl
18 32 (23.70%) Debian
19 31 (22.96%) Nagios
19 31 (22.96%) Maven
19 31 (22.96%) Open Source
20 30 (22.22%) MongoDB
21 27 (20.00%) NoSQL
21 27 (20.00%) Build Automation
22 26 (19.26%) Scrum
23 25 (18.52%) VMware
23 25 (18.52%) UNIX
24 24 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
25 23 (17.04%) Oracle
25 23 (17.04%) PostgreSQL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (25.19%) Apache
2 19 (14.07%) OpenStack
3 14 (10.37%) nginx
4 10 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.44%) Confluence
6 5 (3.70%) Node.js
6 5 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.70%) IIS
7 4 (2.96%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.74%) TorqueBox
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.74%) CMS
9 1 (0.74%) WordPress
9 1 (0.74%) Drupal
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.96%) Joyent
4 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.37%) Internet
2 10 (7.41%) Firewall
2 10 (7.41%) LDAP
2 10 (7.41%) DNS
3 8 (5.93%) VPN
4 7 (5.19%) SAN
4 7 (5.19%) VLAN
5 6 (4.44%) iSCSI
5 6 (4.44%) HTTP
6 5 (3.70%) NAS
7 4 (2.96%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.96%) SMTP
7 4 (2.96%) DHCP
8 3 (2.22%) IMAP
9 2 (1.48%) DMZ
9 2 (1.48%) SNMP
9 2 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.74%) Multicast
10 1 (0.74%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.41%) MySQL
2 30 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 27 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 23 (17.04%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (9.63%) Hadoop
6 12 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (5.93%) Redis
8 6 (4.44%) Big Data
9 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.22%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.48%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.74%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.74%) HBase
12 1 (0.74%) Riak
Development Applications
1 49 (36.30%) Git (software)
2 44 (32.59%) Jenkins
3 31 (22.96%) Maven
4 21 (15.56%) JIRA
5 5 (3.70%) JUnit
6 3 (2.22%) Ant
6 3 (2.22%) JMeter
6 3 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.22%) Selenium
6 3 (2.22%) Subversion
7 2 (1.48%) jMock
7 2 (1.48%) TestNG
7 2 (1.48%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.48%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.48%) FishEye
7 2 (1.48%) Behat
7 2 (1.48%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.48%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.74%) Gradle
General
1 9 (6.67%) Games
2 5 (3.70%) Finance
3 4 (2.96%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Billing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (41.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 45 (33.33%) Administrator
3 24 (17.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 23 (17.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 23 (17.04%) Linux Administrator
5 22 (16.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Developer
8 7 (5.19%) DevOps Administrator
8 7 (5.19%) Architect
8 7 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.70%) UNIX Administrator
10 3 (2.22%) AIX Engineer
10 3 (2.22%) Analyst
10 3 (2.22%) Consultant
10 3 (2.22%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (1.48%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.81%) MCollective
2 13 (9.63%) Web Services
3 10 (7.41%) LAMP
4 8 (5.93%) XML
5 7 (5.19%) CSS
6 6 (4.44%) JSON
6 6 (4.44%) RESTful
6 6 (4.44%) .NET
6 6 (4.44%) J2EE
6 6 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.96%) Spring
7 4 (2.96%) Django
7 4 (2.96%) SOAP
7 4 (2.96%) REST
8 3 (2.22%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.48%) Symfony
9 2 (1.48%) jQuery
9 2 (1.48%) Middleware
9 2 (1.48%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.96%) Open Source
2 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.19%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.19%) Online Games
4 3 (2.22%) New Media
4 3 (2.22%) Replication
5 2 (1.48%) STB
5 2 (1.48%) iSeries
5 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 127 (94.07%) Linux
2 61 (45.19%) CentOS
3 59 (43.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (23.70%) Debian
5 25 (18.52%) UNIX
6 12 (8.89%) Solaris
7 10 (7.41%) Windows
8 6 (4.44%) AIX
9 5 (3.70%) SmartOS
10 4 (2.96%) Fedora
11 3 (2.22%) SUSE
12 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.74%) OpenSolaris
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.74%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (60.74%) DevOps
2 41 (30.37%) Configuration Management
3 27 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 26 (19.26%) Scrum
5 24 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 14 (10.37%) Kanban
8 13 (9.63%) ITIL
9 11 (8.15%) Service Delivery
10 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.19%) Integration Testing
13 6 (4.44%) Service Management
13 6 (4.44%) Migration
13 6 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (3.70%) SOA
14 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
14 5 (3.70%) OO
14 5 (3.70%) System Testing
14 5 (3.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.04%) Java
2 51 (37.78%) Bash Shell
3 50 (37.04%) Python
4 42 (31.11%) Ruby
5 33 (24.44%) Perl
6 20 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 20 (14.81%) PHP
7 18 (13.33%) SQL
8 17 (12.59%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.96%) Korn
11 3 (2.22%) C
11 3 (2.22%) C++
12 1 (0.74%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.74%) C-shell
12 1 (0.74%) Lisp
12 1 (0.74%) C#
12 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) LPIC
3 2 (1.48%) RHCE
4 1 (0.74%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.63%) vCloud
3 9 (6.67%) KVM
4 8 (5.93%) NFS
5 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.70%) Docker
7 4 (2.96%) Squid
7 4 (2.96%) Sendmail
7 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
8 3 (2.22%) Dovecot
9 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.74%) Varnish
10 1 (0.74%) vSphere
10 1 (0.74%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.74%) XenServer
10 1 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.74%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.74%) qmail
Systems Management
1 89 (65.93%) Puppet
2 46 (34.07%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (22.96%) Nagios
4 22 (16.30%) ZABBIX
5 15 (11.11%) Zenoss
6 13 (9.63%) HAProxy
6 13 (9.63%) Kibana
7 10 (7.41%) Graylog2
8 7 (5.19%) Salt
9 6 (4.44%) logstash
10 5 (3.70%) Ganglia
11 4 (2.96%) Ansible
11 4 (2.96%) CFEngine
12 2 (1.48%) SCCM
12 2 (1.48%) Cacti
12 2 (1.48%) Capistrano
12 2 (1.48%) YUM
13 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.74%) RANCID
13 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (35.56%) Red Hat
2 25 (18.52%) VMware
3 23 (17.04%) Oracle
4 10 (7.41%) Perforce
4 10 (7.41%) Splunk
5 7 (5.19%) Rackspace
6 6 (4.44%) Cisco
6 6 (4.44%) SaltStack
7 5 (3.70%) JBoss
7 5 (3.70%) HP
7 5 (3.70%) Dell
7 5 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.48%) Google
8 2 (1.48%) Zend
8 2 (1.48%) Symantec
8 2 (1.48%) Citrix
8 2 (1.48%) New Relic
9 1 (0.74%) Akamai
9 1 (0.74%) Facebook
9 1 (0.74%) F5
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