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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 318 351 368
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +17
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 86 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 1.04% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.62% -
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
4819 5085 4403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.50% 22.12% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3199 3447 2883
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
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 201 235 230
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +8 10 £465 +16.25% 8
Croydon - 7 £438 - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
2 129 (69.73%) Puppet
3 115 (62.16%) DevOps
4 104 (56.22%) CentOS
5 89 (48.11%) Python
6 86 (46.49%) Bash Shell
7 84 (45.41%) Jenkins
7 84 (45.41%) Continuous Integration
8 83 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (42.70%) MySQL
10 76 (41.08%) VMware
10 76 (41.08%) Ruby
11 75 (40.54%) Git (software)
12 73 (39.46%) Java
13 71 (38.38%) MongoDB
14 67 (36.22%) Opscode Chef
14 67 (36.22%) Amazon AWS
15 66 (35.68%) Perl
16 63 (34.05%) Red Hat
17 60 (32.43%) Apache
18 53 (28.65%) Scrum
19 52 (28.11%) Ansible
20 50 (27.03%) PostgreSQL
21 49 (26.49%) ZABBIX
22 46 (24.86%) Maven
23 44 (23.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 43 (23.24%) Security Cleared
24 43 (23.24%) Web Services
25 41 (22.16%) Windows
25 41 (22.16%) nginx

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 60 (32.43%) Apache
2 41 (22.16%) nginx
3 27 (14.59%) Node.js
3 27 (14.59%) JBoss
4 25 (13.51%) Tomcat
5 19 (10.27%) Confluence
6 16 (8.65%) OpenStack
7 14 (7.57%) Mule ESB
8 10 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (4.32%) Jetty
10 7 (3.78%) Drupal
11 6 (3.24%) WebLogic
11 6 (3.24%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (2.70%) GlassFish
12 5 (2.70%) Alfresco
13 4 (2.16%) Mule
13 4 (2.16%) IIS
13 4 (2.16%) iPlanet
13 4 (2.16%) Tornado
13 4 (2.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 67 (36.22%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.27%) PaaS
3 12 (6.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.86%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.24%) Heroku
5 6 (3.24%) Engine Yard
6 5 (2.70%) GitHub
6 5 (2.70%) SaaS
6 5 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (2.70%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.16%) IaaS
8 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.46%) Firewall
2 25 (13.51%) DNS
2 25 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 23 (12.43%) VPN
4 11 (5.95%) LDAP
4 11 (5.95%) LAN
4 11 (5.95%) VLAN
5 10 (5.41%) HTTP
6 9 (4.86%) DMZ
6 9 (4.86%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (4.32%) Network Security
7 8 (4.32%) SAN
7 8 (4.32%) SSL
8 7 (3.78%) NAS
9 6 (3.24%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (2.16%) IPsec
11 4 (2.16%) Internet
12 3 (1.62%) OSPF
12 3 (1.62%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (42.70%) MySQL
2 71 (38.38%) MongoDB
3 50 (27.03%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (21.62%) NoSQL
5 32 (17.30%) Redis
6 20 (10.81%) Hadoop
7 19 (10.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (8.65%) Relational Database
9 13 (7.03%) MariaDB
10 11 (5.95%) RDBMS
11 10 (5.41%) SQL Server
12 7 (3.78%) HBase
13 5 (2.70%) Riak
14 4 (2.16%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (2.16%) Infinispan
15 3 (1.62%) Big Data
16 2 (1.08%) Couchbase
16 2 (1.08%) DB2
16 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 84 (45.41%) Jenkins
2 75 (40.54%) Git (software)
3 46 (24.86%) Maven
4 25 (13.51%) Artifactory
5 21 (11.35%) JIRA
6 20 (10.81%) Subversion
7 19 (10.27%) SonarQube
8 16 (8.65%) Gerrit
8 16 (8.65%) Selenium
9 11 (5.95%) Mercurial
10 9 (4.86%) Gradle
11 8 (4.32%) Cucumber
11 8 (4.32%) JMeter
12 7 (3.78%) JUnit
12 7 (3.78%) IntelliJ
12 7 (3.78%) Hudson
12 7 (3.78%) Spock
12 7 (3.78%) Geb
13 5 (2.70%) Mocha
14 4 (2.16%) Ant
General
1 9 (4.86%) Games
1 9 (4.86%) Marketing
2 8 (4.32%) Retail
3 5 (2.70%) Advertising
4 4 (2.16%) Finance
5 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (37.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (16.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 30 (16.22%) Administrator
3 26 (14.05%) Developer
4 23 (12.43%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (6.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (4.86%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.86%) DevOps Specialist
8 7 (3.78%) Architect
8 7 (3.78%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (3.24%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.24%) Consultant
9 6 (3.24%) DBA
10 5 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.70%) Analyst
10 5 (2.70%) Java Architect
10 5 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.16%) Linux Support
11 4 (2.16%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.24%) Web Services
2 24 (12.97%) RabbitMQ
3 22 (11.89%) LAMP
4 17 (9.19%) jQuery
5 16 (8.65%) MCollective
6 14 (7.57%) CSS
7 13 (7.03%) HTML
7 13 (7.03%) J2EE
7 13 (7.03%) Spring
8 12 (6.49%) Apache Camel
9 11 (5.95%) JAX-RS
10 9 (4.86%) HTML5
10 9 (4.86%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.32%) RESTful
12 7 (3.78%) Spring Boot
12 7 (3.78%) Ajax
12 7 (3.78%) Grails
12 7 (3.78%) .NET
13 6 (3.24%) Django
13 6 (3.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.27%) Clustering
2 11 (5.95%) Device Driver
2 11 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.86%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.32%) Online Games
5 7 (3.78%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.70%) W3C
7 5 (2.70%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.70%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.16%) Tandem
8 4 (2.16%) Replication
9 3 (1.62%) Wiki
9 3 (1.62%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.62%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 173 (93.51%) Linux
2 104 (56.22%) CentOS
3 44 (23.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (22.16%) Windows
5 25 (13.51%) UNIX
6 14 (7.57%) Debian
7 13 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.95%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.95%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.86%) Mac OS X Server
10 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.16%) SUSE
10 4 (2.16%) Solaris
11 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.08%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (62.16%) DevOps
2 84 (45.41%) Continuous Integration
3 83 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (28.65%) Scrum
5 37 (20.00%) Open Source
6 35 (18.92%) Configuration Management
6 35 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 33 (17.84%) Load Balancing
8 22 (11.89%) Automated Testing
9 20 (10.81%) Build Automation
10 15 (8.11%) TDD
11 13 (7.03%) Change Management
11 13 (7.03%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.49%) Microservices
13 11 (5.95%) ITIL
13 11 (5.95%) Web Development
13 11 (5.95%) Release Management
14 10 (5.41%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.41%) OWASP
14 10 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (48.11%) Python
2 86 (46.49%) Bash Shell
3 76 (41.08%) Ruby
4 73 (39.46%) Java
5 66 (35.68%) Perl
6 39 (21.08%) PHP
7 27 (14.59%) SQL
8 26 (14.05%) Shell Script
9 22 (11.89%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.41%) Korn
10 10 (5.41%) Scala
11 9 (4.86%) C#
12 7 (3.78%) Groovy
13 6 (3.24%) Go
14 3 (1.62%) F#
14 3 (1.62%) C
15 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.54%) PHP5
16 1 (0.54%) Erlang
16 1 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (23.24%) Security Cleared
2 33 (17.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.86%) Degree
4 8 (4.32%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.16%) CCNA
5 4 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.08%) RHCE
6 2 (1.08%) MCSE
6 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.19%) QA
2 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (17.30%) Docker
2 27 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.97%) Active Directory
4 22 (11.89%) vCloud
5 12 (6.49%) Samba
6 10 (5.41%) Varnish
7 8 (4.32%) Postfix
8 7 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.70%) Squid
9 5 (2.70%) Xen
9 5 (2.70%) Sendmail
9 5 (2.70%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.16%) iptables
11 3 (1.62%) XenServer
12 1 (0.54%) Gluster
12 1 (0.54%) Snort
12 1 (0.54%) KVM
12 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.54%) Openswan
12 1 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 129 (69.73%) Puppet
2 67 (36.22%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (28.11%) Ansible
4 49 (26.49%) ZABBIX
5 38 (20.54%) Nagios
6 27 (14.59%) HAProxy
7 26 (14.05%) Salt
8 21 (11.35%) Kibana
9 20 (10.81%) logstash
10 15 (8.11%) Rundeck
11 13 (7.03%) Cobbler
12 9 (4.86%) WSUS
13 7 (3.78%) Graphite
14 6 (3.24%) Cacti
14 6 (3.24%) Zenoss
15 5 (2.70%) Graylog
16 4 (2.16%) CA LISA
16 4 (2.16%) SmokePing
16 4 (2.16%) collectd
17 3 (1.62%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 76 (41.08%) VMware
2 63 (34.05%) Red Hat
3 29 (15.68%) Oracle
4 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
5 17 (9.19%) Cisco
6 14 (7.57%) Google
7 13 (7.03%) Splunk
8 9 (4.86%) Pega
8 9 (4.86%) Apple
9 8 (4.32%) Citrix
10 7 (3.78%) Dell
11 6 (3.24%) HP
11 6 (3.24%) Percona
12 5 (2.70%) SaltStack
12 5 (2.70%) AppDynamics
12 5 (2.70%) Akamai
12 5 (2.70%) Twitter
12 5 (2.70%) Perforce
13 4 (2.16%) Zend
13 4 (2.16%) CA
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