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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 316 344 366
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +22
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 90 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 1.21% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 30
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £332 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £213
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +47.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+196.87% -
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
4957 5366 4941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.54% 23.09% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3340 3600 3243
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 244 247
Average hourly rate £18.23 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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 -6 12 £503 +14.85% 8
Croydon - 8 £431 - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 173 (93.51%) Linux
2 119 (64.32%) Puppet
3 110 (59.46%) DevOps
4 99 (53.51%) CentOS
5 87 (47.03%) Python
6 82 (44.32%) MySQL
7 79 (42.70%) Bash Shell
8 76 (41.08%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (41.08%) Jenkins
9 75 (40.54%) VMware
10 74 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (37.30%) Amazon AWS
12 68 (36.76%) Red Hat
13 66 (35.68%) Java
13 66 (35.68%) Perl
13 66 (35.68%) Ruby
14 64 (34.59%) Git (software)
15 62 (33.51%) MongoDB
15 62 (33.51%) Apache
16 61 (32.97%) Opscode Chef
17 46 (24.86%) ZABBIX
17 46 (24.86%) Security Cleared
17 46 (24.86%) Scrum
18 45 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
18 45 (24.32%) Windows
18 45 (24.32%) Web Services
19 44 (23.78%) Firewall
20 43 (23.24%) PHP
20 43 (23.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 43 (23.24%) Ansible

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 62 (33.51%) Apache
2 41 (22.16%) nginx
3 31 (16.76%) Tomcat
4 28 (15.14%) JBoss
5 24 (12.97%) Confluence
6 22 (11.89%) Node.js
7 18 (9.73%) Mule ESB
8 14 (7.57%) OpenStack
9 9 (4.86%) Drupal
10 8 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (3.78%) Jetty
12 6 (3.24%) WebLogic
12 6 (3.24%) IIS
13 5 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (2.16%) Tornado
14 4 (2.16%) WildFly
14 4 (2.16%) Apache Qpid
14 4 (2.16%) Apache TomEE
14 4 (2.16%) iPlanet
14 4 (2.16%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 69 (37.30%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (6.49%) PaaS
4 8 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.24%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.24%) Heroku
5 6 (3.24%) GitHub
5 6 (3.24%) IaaS
6 5 (2.70%) OpenShift
6 5 (2.70%) Engine Yard
6 5 (2.70%) SaaS
7 4 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.78%) Firewall
2 25 (13.51%) VPN
3 21 (11.35%) DNS
4 20 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 17 (9.19%) LAN
6 14 (7.57%) SAN
7 13 (7.03%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (6.49%) DMZ
8 12 (6.49%) LDAP
9 10 (5.41%) VLAN
10 8 (4.32%) Network Security
10 8 (4.32%) NAS
10 8 (4.32%) WAN
10 8 (4.32%) HTTP
11 7 (3.78%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (2.70%) SSL
12 5 (2.70%) IPv4
13 4 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.62%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (44.32%) MySQL
2 62 (33.51%) MongoDB
3 45 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (20.54%) NoSQL
5 33 (17.84%) Redis
6 17 (9.19%) Hadoop
7 15 (8.11%) SQL Server
7 15 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (6.49%) Relational Database
9 10 (5.41%) MariaDB
9 10 (5.41%) HBase
10 9 (4.86%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.16%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (2.16%) Riak
11 4 (2.16%) Infinispan
12 3 (1.62%) Big Data
13 2 (1.08%) Couchbase
13 2 (1.08%) DB2
13 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 76 (41.08%) Jenkins
2 64 (34.59%) Git (software)
3 31 (16.76%) Maven
4 26 (14.05%) JIRA
5 24 (12.97%) Artifactory
6 23 (12.43%) Gerrit
6 23 (12.43%) SonarQube
7 17 (9.19%) Selenium
7 17 (9.19%) Subversion
8 15 (8.11%) Mercurial
9 10 (5.41%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.41%) Gradle
9 10 (5.41%) Spock
9 10 (5.41%) Geb
9 10 (5.41%) IntelliJ
10 9 (4.86%) JMeter
10 9 (4.86%) Hudson
11 6 (3.24%) JUnit
12 5 (2.70%) Ant
12 5 (2.70%) Mocha
General
1 9 (4.86%) Games
2 8 (4.32%) Retail
2 8 (4.32%) Marketing
3 4 (2.16%) Finance
3 4 (2.16%) Advertising
4 2 (1.08%) Publishing
5 1 (0.54%) Law
5 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (37.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (16.22%) Administrator
3 27 (14.59%) Developer
4 24 (12.97%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (10.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 15 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Architect
10 7 (3.78%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (3.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.24%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) Consultant
11 6 (3.24%) DBA
11 6 (3.24%) DevOps Specialist
12 5 (2.70%) Analyst
12 5 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.70%) Java Architect
13 4 (2.16%) MySQL DBA
13 4 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (24.32%) Web Services
2 28 (15.14%) LAMP
3 22 (11.89%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (9.73%) J2EE
4 18 (9.73%) jQuery
5 15 (8.11%) Spring
5 15 (8.11%) MCollective
5 15 (8.11%) Apache Camel
6 14 (7.57%) JAX-RS
7 12 (6.49%) RESTful
7 12 (6.49%) HTML
7 12 (6.49%) CSS
8 10 (5.41%) .NET
8 10 (5.41%) Grails
8 10 (5.41%) Spring Boot
9 9 (4.86%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.78%) HTML5
10 7 (3.78%) Ajax
11 6 (3.24%) Django
12 5 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) Clustering
2 11 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.95%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.86%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.86%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.86%) Device Driver
4 8 (4.32%) Online Games
5 6 (3.24%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.24%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.70%) W3C
6 5 (2.70%) Tandem
7 4 (2.16%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (2.16%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (2.16%) Replication
7 4 (2.16%) User Experience
7 4 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 173 (93.51%) Linux
2 99 (53.51%) CentOS
3 45 (24.32%) Windows
4 43 (23.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (11.89%) UNIX
6 19 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (9.19%) Windows 8
8 14 (7.57%) Debian
9 12 (6.49%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.86%) Mac OS X Server
11 6 (3.24%) Solaris
12 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.16%) SUSE
12 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.08%) Fedora
15 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.54%) AIX
15 1 (0.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (59.46%) DevOps
2 76 (41.08%) Continuous Integration
3 74 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (24.86%) Scrum
5 39 (21.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 36 (19.46%) Configuration Management
7 35 (18.92%) Open Source
8 26 (14.05%) Load Balancing
9 18 (9.73%) TDD
10 15 (8.11%) Automated Testing
10 15 (8.11%) Microservices
11 14 (7.57%) OWASP
12 13 (7.03%) Build Automation
13 12 (6.49%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.41%) ITIL
14 10 (5.41%) Release Management
14 10 (5.41%) Web Development
14 10 (5.41%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.41%) API Development
15 9 (4.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (47.03%) Python
2 79 (42.70%) Bash Shell
3 66 (35.68%) Perl
3 66 (35.68%) Java
3 66 (35.68%) Ruby
4 43 (23.24%) PHP
5 24 (12.97%) SQL
6 23 (12.43%) Shell Script
7 21 (11.35%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.41%) Groovy
9 9 (4.86%) Korn
9 9 (4.86%) C#
10 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.16%) Scala
10 4 (2.16%) Go
11 3 (1.62%) C
11 3 (1.62%) F#
12 1 (0.54%) PHP5
12 1 (0.54%) Erlang
12 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 46 (24.86%) Security Cleared
2 34 (18.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.41%) Degree
4 9 (4.86%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.32%) MCSE
5 8 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.70%) MCSA
6 5 (2.70%) CCNA
6 5 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.62%) CCNP
7 3 (1.62%) RHCE
8 2 (1.08%) MCDST
8 2 (1.08%) MCTS
8 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.19%) QA
2 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (18.38%) Docker
2 26 (14.05%) vCloud
3 25 (13.51%) Active Directory
4 23 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (6.49%) Samba
6 9 (4.86%) Varnish
7 8 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.24%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.70%) Squid
9 5 (2.70%) vSphere
10 4 (2.16%) iptables
10 4 (2.16%) Postfix
11 3 (1.62%) XenServer
11 3 (1.62%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.54%) Openswan
12 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.54%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.54%) Xen
12 1 (0.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 119 (64.32%) Puppet
2 61 (32.97%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (24.86%) ZABBIX
4 43 (23.24%) Ansible
5 31 (16.76%) Nagios
5 31 (16.76%) HAProxy
6 26 (14.05%) Salt
7 24 (12.97%) Kibana
7 24 (12.97%) logstash
8 19 (10.27%) Rundeck
9 10 (5.41%) Cobbler
10 9 (4.86%) WSUS
11 7 (3.78%) Vagrant
11 7 (3.78%) Zenoss
12 6 (3.24%) Graphite
13 4 (2.16%) Graylog
13 4 (2.16%) Cacti
13 4 (2.16%) SmokePing
13 4 (2.16%) collectd
13 4 (2.16%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 75 (40.54%) VMware
2 68 (36.76%) Red Hat
3 23 (12.43%) Oracle
4 19 (10.27%) Cisco
4 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
4 19 (10.27%) Google
5 12 (6.49%) Splunk
6 9 (4.86%) Pega
6 9 (4.86%) Apple
6 9 (4.86%) Citrix
7 8 (4.32%) Dell
8 7 (3.78%) HP
9 6 (3.24%) Percona
10 5 (2.70%) Akamai
10 5 (2.70%) Twitter
10 5 (2.70%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.70%) AppDynamics
10 5 (2.70%) Zend
10 5 (2.70%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.16%) Perforce
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