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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 312 340 341
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 91 68 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 1.43% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 24
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£450 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £475 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.78% -
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
4813 4752 4288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.96% 20.66% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3254 3157 2751
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £192 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 230 230
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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 +3 7 £288 -11.53% 13
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 -
Bermondsey - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 259 (94.87%) Linux
2 189 (69.23%) DevOps
3 181 (66.30%) Puppet
4 135 (49.45%) CentOS
5 134 (49.08%) Jenkins
6 129 (47.25%) Bash Shell
7 117 (42.86%) Java
8 114 (41.76%) Python
9 111 (40.66%) Ruby
10 110 (40.29%) Git (software)
11 107 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
12 104 (38.10%) MongoDB
12 104 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
13 96 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
14 94 (34.43%) Maven
15 91 (33.33%) MySQL
16 88 (32.23%) VMware
17 80 (29.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 79 (28.94%) Ansible
19 78 (28.57%) Perl
20 77 (28.21%) Nagios
21 68 (24.91%) Red Hat
22 64 (23.44%) NoSQL
23 61 (22.34%) Apache
24 60 (21.98%) Security Cleared
25 57 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
26 54 (19.78%) Scrum
27 49 (17.95%) Load Balancing
27 49 (17.95%) Open Source
28 48 (17.58%) Shell Script

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 61 (22.34%) Apache
2 38 (13.92%) nginx
2 38 (13.92%) OpenStack
3 27 (9.89%) Node.js
4 21 (7.69%) JBoss
5 19 (6.96%) Tomcat
6 16 (5.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (2.93%) Confluence
8 5 (1.83%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.47%) MediaWiki
9 4 (1.47%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.10%) Jetty
10 3 (1.10%) WordPress
10 3 (1.10%) IIS
11 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.73%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.73%) Liferay
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (17.22%) PaaS
3 16 (5.86%) Heroku
3 16 (5.86%) Engine Yard
4 13 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 9 (3.30%) GitHub
6 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.83%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.73%) IaaS
8 2 (0.73%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.73%) Office 365
9 1 (0.37%) Route 53
9 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.12%) DNS
2 43 (15.75%) TCP/IP
3 42 (15.38%) Firewall
4 24 (8.79%) VPN
5 20 (7.33%) LDAP
5 20 (7.33%) VLAN
6 19 (6.96%) HTTP
7 17 (6.23%) DHCP
8 14 (5.13%) SSL
9 10 (3.66%) LAN
10 8 (2.93%) Internet
10 8 (2.93%) SAN
11 6 (2.20%) Kerberos
11 6 (2.20%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.83%) SMTP
12 5 (1.83%) DMZ
12 5 (1.83%) IPsec
12 5 (1.83%) Network Security
12 5 (1.83%) NAS
13 4 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (38.10%) MongoDB
2 91 (33.33%) MySQL
3 64 (23.44%) NoSQL
4 46 (16.85%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (13.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (10.99%) Hadoop
6 30 (10.99%) Relational Database
7 28 (10.26%) Redis
8 23 (8.42%) MariaDB
9 21 (7.69%) RDBMS
10 13 (4.76%) Big Data
11 7 (2.56%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.73%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.37%) Riak
13 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.37%) DB2
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 134 (49.08%) Jenkins
2 110 (40.29%) Git (software)
3 94 (34.43%) Maven
4 37 (13.55%) Subversion
5 26 (9.52%) Artifactory
6 9 (3.30%) SonarQube
6 9 (3.30%) JIRA
7 8 (2.93%) PHPUnit
8 6 (2.20%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.20%) Grunt
9 5 (1.83%) GitLab
9 5 (1.83%) Hudson
10 4 (1.47%) Gerrit
10 4 (1.47%) webpack
11 3 (1.10%) Behat
12 2 (0.73%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.73%) Gradle
12 2 (0.73%) Selenium
12 2 (0.73%) Ant
13 1 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 17 (6.23%) Games
2 5 (1.83%) Law
2 5 (1.83%) Advertising
3 4 (1.47%) Finance
4 2 (0.73%) Publishing
4 2 (0.73%) Retail
4 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
4 2 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (46.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (24.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 39 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 38 (13.92%) Administrator
5 34 (12.45%) Developer
6 28 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (7.33%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (5.49%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (4.40%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.66%) Operations Engineer
10 10 (3.66%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 10 (3.66%) DevOps Specialist
11 9 (3.30%) Analyst
12 8 (2.93%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.56%) DBA
13 7 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 6 (2.20%) Technical Test Analyst
14 6 (2.20%) Python Developer
14 6 (2.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.02%) Web Services
2 32 (11.72%) RabbitMQ
2 32 (11.72%) MCollective
3 14 (5.13%) HTML
4 12 (4.40%) XML
5 11 (4.03%) CSS
6 10 (3.66%) LAMP
6 10 (3.66%) JSON
7 8 (2.93%) jQuery
7 8 (2.93%) Spring
8 7 (2.56%) XHTML
8 7 (2.56%) HTML5
8 7 (2.56%) REST
8 7 (2.56%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.20%) libvirt
10 5 (1.83%) Apache Avro
10 5 (1.83%) Backbone.js
10 5 (1.83%) JPA
10 5 (1.83%) Django
11 4 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.95%) Open Source
2 32 (11.72%) Clustering
3 21 (7.69%) Device Driver
4 15 (5.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (5.49%) Public Cloud
5 14 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.40%) Online Games
7 9 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.56%) Replication
9 6 (2.20%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.83%) W3C
11 4 (1.47%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.47%) Wiki
11 4 (1.47%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.10%) Interactive TV
12 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.10%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.73%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 259 (94.87%) Linux
2 135 (49.45%) CentOS
3 80 (29.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (16.85%) Windows
5 39 (14.29%) UNIX
6 31 (11.36%) Debian
7 11 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.30%) Mac OS X Server
8 9 (3.30%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.56%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.56%) SUSE
10 5 (1.83%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.47%) Solaris
11 4 (1.47%) VMS
12 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.73%) Fedora
12 2 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (69.23%) DevOps
2 107 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (19.78%) Scrum
5 49 (17.95%) Load Balancing
6 45 (16.48%) Configuration Management
6 45 (16.48%) Build Automation
7 31 (11.36%) Automated Testing
8 30 (10.99%) Change Management
9 25 (9.16%) Release Management
10 18 (6.59%) Service Delivery
10 18 (6.59%) OO
11 16 (5.86%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.40%) Software Engineering
12 12 (4.40%) Kanban
13 11 (4.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (3.66%) SOA
14 10 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (3.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 129 (47.25%) Bash Shell
2 117 (42.86%) Java
3 114 (41.76%) Python
4 111 (40.66%) Ruby
5 78 (28.57%) Perl
6 48 (17.58%) Shell Script
7 45 (16.48%) PHP
8 21 (7.69%) Scala
9 19 (6.96%) SQL
9 19 (6.96%) Korn
10 18 (6.59%) JavaScript
11 17 (6.23%) Golang
12 4 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.10%) C
14 2 (0.73%) C#
15 1 (0.37%) VBScript
15 1 (0.37%) F#
15 1 (0.37%) Tcl
15 1 (0.37%) PHP5
15 1 (0.37%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 60 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 44 (16.12%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.93%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.20%) Degree
5 5 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.10%) CCNA
6 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.37%) RHCE
7 1 (0.37%) CIPD
7 1 (0.37%) MCSE
7 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 24 (8.79%) Docker
4 17 (6.23%) vCloud
5 14 (5.13%) Samba
6 11 (4.03%) Postfix
7 9 (3.30%) Xen
8 8 (2.93%) iptables
9 6 (2.20%) Sendmail
10 5 (1.83%) XenServer
10 5 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.47%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.73%) NFS
12 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.73%) Varnish
12 2 (0.73%) KVM
13 1 (0.37%) HDFS
13 1 (0.37%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.37%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 181 (66.30%) Puppet
2 104 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (28.94%) Ansible
4 77 (28.21%) Nagios
5 47 (17.22%) ZABBIX
6 24 (8.79%) Cobbler
7 19 (6.96%) HAProxy
8 18 (6.59%) Kibana
9 17 (6.23%) Salt
10 13 (4.76%) collectd
10 13 (4.76%) Graphite
11 12 (4.40%) Graylog
11 12 (4.40%) Zenoss
12 9 (3.30%) WSUS
12 9 (3.30%) logstash
13 6 (2.20%) Icinga
14 3 (1.10%) SELinux
15 2 (0.73%) Cacti
15 2 (0.73%) Munin
15 2 (0.73%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 88 (32.23%) VMware
2 68 (24.91%) Red Hat
3 34 (12.45%) Oracle
3 34 (12.45%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.86%) Cisco
4 16 (5.86%) Splunk
5 12 (4.40%) Perforce
6 11 (4.03%) Apple
7 9 (3.30%) DigitalOcean
8 8 (2.93%) Citrix
9 7 (2.56%) Google
10 6 (2.20%) Percona
11 5 (1.83%) Akamai
11 5 (1.83%) Dell
12 4 (1.47%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.47%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.10%) hybris
13 3 (1.10%) HP
14 2 (0.73%) Mercator
14 2 (0.73%) Adobe
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