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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 258 344 358
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +14
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 169 82 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.14% 1.46% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 66 33
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £294 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £413 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £22.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-44.19% -37.77%
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
5385 5612 4999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.99% 22.64% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3815 3732 3269
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 230 277
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 +46 33 £400 +11.49% 13
Westminster - 4 £550 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 225 (93.75%) Linux
2 166 (69.17%) DevOps
3 148 (61.67%) Puppet
4 126 (52.50%) CentOS
5 121 (50.42%) Java
6 108 (45.00%) Jenkins
6 108 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (40.42%) Git (software)
8 94 (39.17%) Bash Shell
9 91 (37.92%) Maven
10 90 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
11 87 (36.25%) Ruby
11 87 (36.25%) Python
12 85 (35.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 82 (34.17%) Nagios
14 78 (32.50%) MongoDB
15 71 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (25.83%) Open Source
17 61 (25.42%) MySQL
18 58 (24.17%) NoSQL
19 56 (23.33%) Red Hat
20 48 (20.00%) Apache
21 47 (19.58%) Scrum
21 47 (19.58%) VMware
22 44 (18.33%) Perl
22 44 (18.33%) Build Automation
23 43 (17.92%) Ansible
24 41 (17.08%) Configuration Management
24 41 (17.08%) Debian
25 40 (16.67%) PHP

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 48 (20.00%) Apache
2 40 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 19 (7.92%) Tomcat
4 18 (7.50%) nginx
5 14 (5.83%) Node.js
6 12 (5.00%) JBoss
7 9 (3.75%) Confluence
8 8 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (2.08%) Apache Spark
9 5 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.08%) IIS
10 4 (1.67%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.25%) WordPress
12 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.83%) Drupal
12 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.42%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 17 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (11.25%) PaaS
3 9 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.33%) Heroku
4 8 (3.33%) Engine Yard
5 7 (2.92%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.67%) GitHub
9 3 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.25%) SaaS
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.42%) Office 365
10 1 (0.42%) Route 53
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.83%) DNS
2 21 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 19 (7.92%) Internet
4 16 (6.67%) Firewall
4 16 (6.67%) HTTP
5 12 (5.00%) DHCP
6 11 (4.58%) VPN
7 9 (3.75%) VLAN
7 9 (3.75%) SAN
8 7 (2.92%) LDAP
9 6 (2.50%) SSL
10 5 (2.08%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.08%) SMTP
11 4 (1.67%) WAN
11 4 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.25%) NAS
12 3 (1.25%) DVB
12 3 (1.25%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.25%) VoIP
13 2 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (32.50%) MongoDB
2 61 (25.42%) MySQL
3 58 (24.17%) NoSQL
4 31 (12.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (8.33%) Redis
7 16 (6.67%) Hadoop
8 13 (5.42%) MariaDB
8 13 (5.42%) Relational Database
9 12 (5.00%) Big Data
10 8 (3.33%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.50%) SQL Server
12 5 (2.08%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.83%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 108 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 97 (40.42%) Git (software)
3 91 (37.92%) Maven
4 20 (8.33%) Subversion
5 15 (6.25%) Artifactory
6 10 (4.17%) JIRA
7 8 (3.33%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.08%) Grunt
8 5 (2.08%) Selenium
9 4 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.67%) Behat
10 3 (1.25%) Gerrit
10 3 (1.25%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.25%) Ant
11 2 (0.83%) JUnit
11 2 (0.83%) JMeter
11 2 (0.83%) TestNG
11 2 (0.83%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.83%) FishEye
11 2 (0.83%) PhantomJS
General
1 17 (7.08%) Games
2 8 (3.33%) Finance
3 4 (1.67%) Publishing
4 3 (1.25%) Law
4 3 (1.25%) Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Retail
5 2 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 113 (47.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (22.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 42 (17.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 41 (17.08%) Developer
5 23 (9.58%) Administrator
6 21 (8.75%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (5.42%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.42%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (4.58%) Operations Engineer
10 10 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.17%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 8 (3.33%) Analyst
11 8 (3.33%) DevOps Administrator
12 7 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.92%) Python Developer
13 6 (2.50%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.50%) Architect
13 6 (2.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.17%) MCollective
2 27 (11.25%) Web Services
3 22 (9.17%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (6.25%) HTML
5 12 (5.00%) CSS
6 11 (4.58%) XML
7 10 (4.17%) LAMP
8 9 (3.75%) RESTful
8 9 (3.75%) REST
8 9 (3.75%) JSON
8 9 (3.75%) jQuery
8 9 (3.75%) Spring
9 8 (3.33%) .NET
10 7 (2.92%) HTML5
10 7 (2.92%) Django
11 6 (2.50%) XHTML
11 6 (2.50%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.08%) Apache Avro
12 5 (2.08%) Backbone.js
12 5 (2.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.83%) Open Source
2 22 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.00%) Replication
3 12 (5.00%) Clustering
4 11 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.33%) Device Driver
6 7 (2.92%) Online Games
7 5 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.67%) W3C
8 4 (1.67%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.25%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.83%) STB
10 2 (0.83%) iSeries
11 1 (0.42%) User Experience
11 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 225 (93.75%) Linux
2 126 (52.50%) CentOS
3 85 (35.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (17.08%) Debian
5 38 (15.83%) UNIX
6 21 (8.75%) Windows
7 6 (2.50%) SUSE
8 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.08%) AIX
9 4 (1.67%) VMS
9 4 (1.67%) Fedora
9 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.25%) SELinux
10 3 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.83%) Solaris
11 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (69.17%) DevOps
2 108 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (19.58%) Scrum
5 44 (18.33%) Build Automation
6 41 (17.08%) Configuration Management
7 33 (13.75%) Load Balancing
8 27 (11.25%) OO
9 24 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 22 (9.17%) Kanban
11 20 (8.33%) ITIL
12 17 (7.08%) Release Management
12 17 (7.08%) Change Management
13 16 (6.67%) Automated Testing
13 16 (6.67%) Software Engineering
14 11 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (4.17%) E-Commerce
16 9 (3.75%) Mentoring
17 8 (3.33%) SOA
17 8 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 121 (50.42%) Java
2 94 (39.17%) Bash Shell
3 87 (36.25%) Ruby
3 87 (36.25%) Python
4 44 (18.33%) Perl
5 40 (16.67%) PHP
6 31 (12.92%) JavaScript
7 29 (12.08%) Shell Script
8 18 (7.50%) SQL
9 13 (5.42%) Golang
10 12 (5.00%) Scala
11 7 (2.92%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.92%) Korn
12 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.42%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.42%) Erlang
13 1 (0.42%) PHP5
13 1 (0.42%) VBScript
13 1 (0.42%) VB
13 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.83%) RHCE
3 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.83%) Degree
3 2 (0.83%) LPIC
4 1 (0.42%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.42%) RHCT
4 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.75%) QA
2 7 (2.92%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (10.00%) vCloud
3 10 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.92%) Docker
5 6 (2.50%) XenServer
6 4 (1.67%) NFS
6 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.25%) Postfix
8 2 (0.83%) Xen
8 2 (0.83%) Squid
8 2 (0.83%) Samba
8 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.83%) Ceph
9 1 (0.42%) HDFS
9 1 (0.42%) KVM
9 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.42%) vSphere
9 1 (0.42%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 148 (61.67%) Puppet
2 90 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (34.17%) Nagios
4 43 (17.92%) Ansible
5 33 (13.75%) ZABBIX
6 25 (10.42%) Zenoss
6 25 (10.42%) Kibana
7 20 (8.33%) Graylog2
8 10 (4.17%) HAProxy
9 9 (3.75%) Cobbler
10 7 (2.92%) collectd
10 7 (2.92%) logstash
11 6 (2.50%) Salt
12 4 (1.67%) Capistrano
12 4 (1.67%) CFEngine
13 3 (1.25%) Icinga
13 3 (1.25%) SCOM
14 2 (0.83%) SCCM
14 2 (0.83%) YUM
14 2 (0.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 56 (23.33%) Red Hat
2 47 (19.58%) VMware
3 23 (9.58%) Microsoft
4 22 (9.17%) Splunk
5 20 (8.33%) Perforce
6 19 (7.92%) Oracle
7 6 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.50%) Google
8 4 (1.67%) Citrix
8 4 (1.67%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.25%) Dell
10 2 (0.83%) HP
10 2 (0.83%) Apple
10 2 (0.83%) Zend
10 2 (0.83%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.83%) Scality
11 1 (0.42%) New Relic
11 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.42%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.42%) F5
London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £400 per day + (Negotiable)
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 500 - 625
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £500 - £560 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Fanbookz.com
Rate: matched to the experience you bring
Posted: 25 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 per month
Posted: 27 days ago