The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 354 344 367
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 54 71 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 1.34% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £235 £336
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -30.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5319 5316 5661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.67% 21.89% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3507 3454 3288
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £203 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 259 366
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.28 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Ubuntu
England

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 1 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 1 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
(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 +20 8 £475 +77.57% 17
Bromley - 1 - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 118 (93.65%) Linux
2 76 (60.32%) Puppet
3 68 (53.97%) DevOps
4 63 (50.00%) Java
5 54 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (39.68%) Red Hat
7 47 (37.30%) Python
8 44 (34.92%) Bash Shell
9 43 (34.13%) CentOS
10 40 (31.75%) Git (software)
10 40 (31.75%) Opscode Chef
11 37 (29.37%) MySQL
12 34 (26.98%) Configuration Management
12 34 (26.98%) Jenkins
13 32 (25.40%) Perl
13 32 (25.40%) Ruby
14 31 (24.60%) Apache
14 31 (24.60%) Debian
15 29 (23.02%) Nagios
16 27 (21.43%) MongoDB
17 26 (20.63%) UNIX
18 25 (19.84%) Build Automation
19 24 (19.05%) Open Source
20 23 (18.25%) NoSQL
20 23 (18.25%) VMware
20 23 (18.25%) JIRA
21 21 (16.67%) Maven
21 21 (16.67%) Oracle
22 19 (15.08%) PostgreSQL
22 19 (15.08%) Scrum

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 31 (24.60%) Apache
2 16 (12.70%) OpenStack
3 12 (9.52%) nginx
4 8 (6.35%) Confluence
5 7 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.76%) IIS
7 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.17%) Node.js
7 4 (3.17%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.38%) Drupal
9 2 (1.59%) WordPress
9 2 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.79%) CMS
10 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.17%) Joyent
5 3 (2.38%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (1.59%) SaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.90%) DNS
2 11 (8.73%) Internet
3 10 (7.94%) LDAP
4 8 (6.35%) Firewall
5 7 (5.56%) VPN
6 6 (4.76%) VLAN
6 6 (4.76%) SAN
6 6 (4.76%) HTTP
7 5 (3.97%) DHCP
7 5 (3.97%) NAS
7 5 (3.97%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.17%) SMTP
8 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.38%) IMAP
10 2 (1.59%) SNMP
11 1 (0.79%) LAN
11 1 (0.79%) VoIP
11 1 (0.79%) SSL
11 1 (0.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.37%) MySQL
2 27 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 23 (18.25%) NoSQL
4 19 (15.08%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 8 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.56%) Redis
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.97%) Big Data
9 3 (2.38%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.59%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.79%) DB2
11 1 (0.79%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.79%) KDB
11 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.79%) HBase
11 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.79%) Riak
Development Applications
1 40 (31.75%) Git (software)
2 34 (26.98%) Jenkins
3 23 (18.25%) JIRA
4 21 (16.67%) Maven
5 5 (3.97%) Subversion
6 4 (3.17%) JUnit
7 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.59%) FishEye
8 2 (1.59%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.59%) jMock
8 2 (1.59%) JMeter
9 1 (0.79%) Ant
9 1 (0.79%) Selenium
9 1 (0.79%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.79%) TestNG
9 1 (0.79%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.79%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.79%) Mockito
9 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.14%) Games
2 5 (3.97%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Advertising
3 3 (2.38%) Publishing
3 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (37.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (35.71%) Administrator
3 44 (34.92%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (18.25%) Linux Administrator
5 22 (17.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 19 (15.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 18 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (8.73%) Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Architect
9 7 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
10 5 (3.97%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.97%) UNIX Administrator
11 3 (2.38%) AIX Engineer
12 2 (1.59%) Cloud Engineer
12 2 (1.59%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 2 (1.59%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 2 (1.59%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 2 (1.59%) Technical Test Analyst
12 2 (1.59%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.52%) MCollective
2 8 (6.35%) Web Services
2 8 (6.35%) XML
2 8 (6.35%) .NET
3 7 (5.56%) CSS
4 6 (4.76%) RESTful
4 6 (4.76%) JSON
4 6 (4.76%) LAMP
5 4 (3.17%) REST
5 4 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.17%) Django
5 4 (3.17%) J2EE
6 3 (2.38%) SOAP
6 3 (2.38%) Spring MVC
6 3 (2.38%) Symfony
6 3 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.38%) Spring
7 2 (1.59%) Middleware
8 1 (0.79%) CORBA
8 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Open Source
2 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.56%) Online Games
4 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.38%) New Media
6 2 (1.59%) FMCG
6 2 (1.59%) iSeries
6 2 (1.59%) STB
7 1 (0.79%) Replication
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 118 (93.65%) Linux
2 54 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (34.13%) CentOS
4 31 (24.60%) Debian
5 26 (20.63%) UNIX
6 16 (12.70%) Windows
7 12 (9.52%) Solaris
8 6 (4.76%) AIX
9 5 (3.97%) Fedora
9 5 (3.97%) SmartOS
10 3 (2.38%) SUSE
11 2 (1.59%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.79%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.79%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.97%) DevOps
2 34 (26.98%) Configuration Management
3 25 (19.84%) Build Automation
4 19 (15.08%) Scrum
5 17 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (11.90%) Load Balancing
7 10 (7.94%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.94%) ITIL
7 10 (7.94%) Kanban
7 10 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.35%) Migration
8 8 (6.35%) Service Management
9 7 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.56%) Integration Testing
9 7 (5.56%) Release Management
10 6 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.97%) SOA
11 5 (3.97%) System Testing
11 5 (3.97%) Performance Management
11 5 (3.97%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.00%) Java
2 47 (37.30%) Python
3 44 (34.92%) Bash Shell
4 32 (25.40%) Perl
4 32 (25.40%) Ruby
5 18 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 17 (13.49%) SQL
6 17 (13.49%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.90%) PHP
8 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.17%) Korn
9 4 (3.17%) C
10 3 (2.38%) C++
11 1 (0.79%) Lisp
11 1 (0.79%) C#
11 1 (0.79%) VB
11 1 (0.79%) PHP5
11 1 (0.79%) C-shell
11 1 (0.79%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) RHCE
3 1 (0.79%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (0.79%) LPIC
3 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) QA
3 2 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.14%) NFS
2 9 (7.14%) KVM
3 8 (6.35%) vCloud
4 6 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.17%) Sendmail
5 4 (3.17%) Squid
5 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.38%) Dovecot
6 3 (2.38%) Docker
7 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.79%) Xen
8 1 (0.79%) Snort
8 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.79%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.79%) qmail
8 1 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 76 (60.32%) Puppet
2 40 (31.75%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (23.02%) Nagios
4 15 (11.90%) ZABBIX
5 13 (10.32%) Zenoss
6 12 (9.52%) HAProxy
7 8 (6.35%) Kibana
7 8 (6.35%) Graylog2
8 6 (4.76%) Ganglia
9 5 (3.97%) Salt
10 4 (3.17%) CFEngine
11 3 (2.38%) Cacti
12 2 (1.59%) Ansible
12 2 (1.59%) YUM
12 2 (1.59%) SCCM
13 1 (0.79%) WMI
13 1 (0.79%) Nessus
13 1 (0.79%) SCOM
13 1 (0.79%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 50 (39.68%) Red Hat
2 23 (18.25%) VMware
3 21 (16.67%) Oracle
4 11 (8.73%) Rackspace
5 8 (6.35%) Splunk
5 8 (6.35%) Perforce
6 6 (4.76%) SaltStack
6 6 (4.76%) Cisco
6 6 (4.76%) Citrix
7 5 (3.97%) HP
7 5 (3.97%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.17%) Dell
9 3 (2.38%) JBoss
10 2 (1.59%) New Relic
10 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.59%) Zend
10 2 (1.59%) Symantec
11 1 (0.79%) IBM
11 1 (0.79%) NetApp
11 1 (0.79%) Nokia
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