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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 328 333 354
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 105 88 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.18% 1.82% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 51
Average daily rate £469 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £535 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £16.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+51.56% -59.49%
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
4826 4843 4931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.97% 21.61% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3447 3237 3344
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 180 224
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £31.50 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +44 10 £463 +37.03% 11
Croydon -9 4 £475 +7.04%
Westminster - 2 £494 -
Twickenham - 1 £340 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 211 (89.41%) Linux
2 157 (66.53%) DevOps
3 142 (60.17%) Puppet
4 139 (58.90%) CentOS
5 136 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (48.73%) Git (software)
7 114 (48.31%) Jenkins
8 107 (45.34%) Continuous Integration
9 100 (42.37%) Bash Shell
10 90 (38.14%) Configuration Management
11 89 (37.71%) Java
12 86 (36.44%) Ruby
12 86 (36.44%) VMware
13 77 (32.63%) Red Hat
13 77 (32.63%) Amazon AWS
14 76 (32.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 70 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 64 (27.12%) Scrum
17 62 (26.27%) Opscode Chef
18 58 (24.58%) Ansible
19 57 (24.15%) Python
20 56 (23.73%) Windows
20 56 (23.73%) Continuous Delivery
21 53 (22.46%) ZABBIX
22 52 (22.03%) MySQL
23 49 (20.76%) Security Cleared
24 47 (19.92%) SC Cleared
25 46 (19.49%) Maven
26 45 (19.07%) Build Automation
27 44 (18.64%) MCollective

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 44 (18.64%) Apache
2 29 (12.29%) Tomcat
3 27 (11.44%) Confluence
4 25 (10.59%) OpenStack
5 20 (8.47%) nginx
6 15 (6.36%) Node.js
7 14 (5.93%) JBoss
8 11 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (4.24%) Apache Spark
10 8 (3.39%) Jetty
11 5 (2.12%) IIS
12 4 (1.69%) Mule ESB
12 4 (1.69%) SAS
13 3 (1.27%) Gunicorn
13 3 (1.27%) uWSGI
13 3 (1.27%) WordPress
14 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.85%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.27%) MS Office
2 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 77 (32.63%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.08%) GitHub
3 11 (4.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.27%) Office 365
6 2 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.85%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.85%) IaaS
6 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.42%) Heroku
7 1 (0.42%) Joyent
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.56%) DNS
2 25 (10.59%) VPN
3 20 (8.47%) Firewall
4 10 (4.24%) IPsec
5 9 (3.81%) SMTP
6 8 (3.39%) FTP
6 8 (3.39%) SSL
7 7 (2.97%) BGP
7 7 (2.97%) IMAP
7 7 (2.97%) LDAP
7 7 (2.97%) SNMP
8 6 (2.54%) DHCP
8 6 (2.54%) DMZ
8 6 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.54%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.12%) HTTP
9 5 (2.12%) OSPF
9 5 (2.12%) SSH
9 5 (2.12%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.03%) MySQL
2 42 (17.80%) MongoDB
3 31 (13.14%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (10.59%) Hadoop
5 19 (8.05%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.51%) HBase
7 12 (5.08%) Big Data
7 12 (5.08%) Redis
8 9 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.81%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.39%) MariaDB
9 8 (3.39%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.12%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 115 (48.73%) Git (software)
2 114 (48.31%) Jenkins
3 46 (19.49%) Maven
4 33 (13.98%) JIRA
5 17 (7.20%) Cucumber
6 15 (6.36%) Hudson
7 12 (5.08%) Geb
7 12 (5.08%) IntelliJ
7 12 (5.08%) Spock
7 12 (5.08%) TeamCity
8 11 (4.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (4.66%) Subversion
9 8 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.97%) Artifactory
10 7 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (2.54%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.54%) Vagrant
12 5 (2.12%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.12%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.69%) Gerrit
General
1 15 (6.36%) Publishing
2 6 (2.54%) Finance
2 6 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.12%) Games
4 4 (1.69%) Retail
5 3 (1.27%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Front Office
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (50.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (17.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 40 (16.95%) Linux Engineer
4 34 (14.41%) Developer
5 32 (13.56%) Operations Engineer
6 31 (13.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 27 (11.44%) Administrator
8 24 (10.17%) AWS Engineer
9 22 (9.32%) Automation Engineer
10 21 (8.90%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (6.36%) Java Developer
12 14 (5.93%) Linux Administrator
12 14 (5.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 13 (5.51%) Consultant
14 10 (4.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 7 (2.97%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 6 (2.54%) DevOps Administrator
16 6 (2.54%) DevOps Consultant
16 6 (2.54%) PHP Developer
16 6 (2.54%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.64%) MCollective
2 35 (14.83%) Web Services
3 23 (9.75%) RESTful
4 20 (8.47%) LAMP
5 15 (6.36%) LAPP Stack
5 15 (6.36%) Spring
6 13 (5.51%) Apache Camel
6 13 (5.51%) Grails
6 13 (5.51%) Spring Boot
7 12 (5.08%) CSS
7 12 (5.08%) ELK Stack
7 12 (5.08%) JAX-RS
8 11 (4.66%) jQuery
8 11 (4.66%) LEMP Stack
9 10 (4.24%) HTML
9 10 (4.24%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (3.81%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.81%) Kafka
11 6 (2.54%) Django
11 6 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.66%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.54%) PKI
4 6 (2.54%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.12%) Online Games
5 5 (2.12%) User Experience
6 3 (1.27%) CESG
6 3 (1.27%) CMDB
6 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.85%) Blog
7 2 (0.85%) Clustering
7 2 (0.85%) Fintech
7 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.85%) iPhone
7 2 (0.85%) IPTV
7 2 (0.85%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 211 (89.41%) Linux
2 139 (58.90%) CentOS
3 76 (32.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (23.73%) Windows
5 37 (15.68%) Unix
6 32 (13.56%) Debian
7 25 (10.59%) Windows Server
8 16 (6.78%) Windows 7
8 16 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.81%) AIX
10 8 (3.39%) Solaris
10 8 (3.39%) SUSE
11 6 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.12%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.12%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.12%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.69%) CoreOS
13 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.27%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (66.53%) DevOps
2 136 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (45.34%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (38.14%) Configuration Management
5 64 (27.12%) Scrum
6 56 (23.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 45 (19.07%) Build Automation
8 32 (13.56%) Open Source
9 25 (10.59%) TDD
10 17 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (6.36%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.51%) Microservices
12 13 (5.51%) Security Patching
13 12 (5.08%) API Development
13 12 (5.08%) Web Operations
14 11 (4.66%) Integration Testing
15 10 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (4.24%) Release Management
15 10 (4.24%) SOA
15 10 (4.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 100 (42.37%) Bash Shell
2 89 (37.71%) Java
3 86 (36.44%) Ruby
4 57 (24.15%) Python
5 39 (16.53%) Perl
6 24 (10.17%) PHP
7 14 (5.93%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.51%) Groovy
9 11 (4.66%) Scala
10 9 (3.81%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.39%) SQL
12 7 (2.97%) Korn
13 6 (2.54%) C#
14 4 (1.69%) C
15 3 (1.27%) C++
16 2 (0.85%) AWK
16 2 (0.85%) Go
16 2 (0.85%) sed
17 1 (0.42%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (20.76%) Security Cleared
2 47 (19.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.97%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.69%) CCNA
4 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.85%) CCDA
5 2 (0.85%) CCIE
5 2 (0.85%) CCNP
5 2 (0.85%) Degree
5 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.42%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.42%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.42%) LPIC
6 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.42%) MCP
6 1 (0.42%) MCPD
6 1 (0.42%) MCSD
6 1 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (14.83%) Docker
3 14 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.08%) NFS
5 10 (4.24%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.39%) KVM
7 7 (2.97%) Postfix
8 6 (2.54%) iptables
9 5 (2.12%) Samba
9 5 (2.12%) vCloud
10 4 (1.69%) LXC
10 4 (1.69%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.69%) Squid
11 3 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.85%) Ceph
12 2 (0.85%) Dovecot
12 2 (0.85%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.85%) vSphere
13 1 (0.42%) HDFS
13 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 142 (60.17%) Puppet
2 62 (26.27%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (24.58%) Ansible
4 53 (22.46%) ZABBIX
5 30 (12.71%) Nagios
6 21 (8.90%) logstash
7 19 (8.05%) HAProxy
8 10 (4.24%) Cacti
8 10 (4.24%) Kibana
9 9 (3.81%) Salt
10 7 (2.97%) SCCM
10 7 (2.97%) Terraform
11 6 (2.54%) Kubernetes
12 5 (2.12%) Packer
12 5 (2.12%) Rundeck
13 4 (1.69%) Bacula
13 4 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
14 3 (1.27%) Graphite
14 3 (1.27%) OpenNebula
14 3 (1.27%) systemd
Vendors
1 86 (36.44%) VMware
2 77 (32.63%) Red Hat
3 15 (6.36%) Google
4 14 (5.93%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.81%) Cloudera
5 9 (3.81%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.97%) Cisco
6 7 (2.97%) Splunk
7 6 (2.54%) Oracle
8 5 (2.12%) Black Duck
8 5 (2.12%) hybris
8 5 (2.12%) Sonatype
8 5 (2.12%) Veracode
9 4 (1.69%) HP
10 3 (1.27%) New Relic
10 3 (1.27%) Percona
10 3 (1.27%) Supermicro
11 2 (0.85%) Dell
11 2 (0.85%) Temenos
11 2 (0.85%) Veeam
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - 600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Flexible upon Experience
Posted: 24 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 25 days ago