The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 282 300 361
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +61
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 155 139 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.59% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.32% 2.75% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 87 63
Median daily rate £500 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £355 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £28.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -81.33%
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
4671 5060 5606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.65% 21.63% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3225 3465 3752
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 151 248
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.95 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +9.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 20 £500 +8.10% 7
Croydon -14 9 £475 +5.55%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 266 (100.00%) Linux
2 207 (77.82%) DevOps
3 144 (54.14%) CentOS
4 127 (47.74%) Puppet
5 125 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (43.98%) Amazon AWS
7 113 (42.48%) Python
8 110 (41.35%) Jenkins
9 107 (40.23%) Red Hat
10 92 (34.59%) PostgreSQL
11 88 (33.08%) Bash Shell
12 87 (32.71%) Ansible
13 85 (31.95%) Git (software)
14 84 (31.58%) VMware
15 79 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
16 71 (26.69%) Apache
17 70 (26.32%) MySQL
18 66 (24.81%) Perl
18 66 (24.81%) Ruby
18 66 (24.81%) Docker
19 65 (24.44%) Java
20 62 (23.31%) Opscode Chef
21 59 (22.18%) Continuous Delivery
22 56 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
23 53 (19.92%) Scrum
23 53 (19.92%) LAMP
24 50 (18.80%) JIRA
24 50 (18.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 48 (18.05%) Confluence
25 48 (18.05%) Open Source

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (26.69%) Apache
2 48 (18.05%) Confluence
2 48 (18.05%) Tomcat
3 41 (15.41%) nginx
4 38 (14.29%) OpenStack
5 27 (10.15%) JBoss
6 23 (8.65%) Mule ESB
7 20 (7.52%) Jetty
7 20 (7.52%) WildFly
8 7 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.88%) IIS
9 5 (1.88%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.75%) SAS
11 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 117 (43.98%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.41%) GitHub
3 10 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.63%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.88%) PaaS
8 4 (1.50%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.13%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.75%) SaaS
11 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.38%) Heroku
11 1 (0.38%) Office 365
11 1 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.29%) VPN
2 37 (13.91%) Firewall
3 34 (12.78%) LDAP
4 28 (10.53%) DNS
5 24 (9.02%) Reverse Proxy
6 20 (7.52%) DMZ
7 18 (6.77%) SSL
8 16 (6.02%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.76%) IPsec
10 9 (3.38%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.38%) LAN
10 9 (3.38%) WAN
11 8 (3.01%) DHCP
11 8 (3.01%) SAN
12 7 (2.63%) VLAN
13 6 (2.26%) NAS
13 6 (2.26%) Network Security
14 5 (1.88%) BGP
14 5 (1.88%) EIGRP
14 5 (1.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (34.59%) PostgreSQL
2 70 (26.32%) MySQL
3 34 (12.78%) MongoDB
3 34 (12.78%) NoSQL
4 19 (7.14%) Redis
5 13 (4.89%) Big Data
6 12 (4.51%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.76%) SQL Server
8 9 (3.38%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.26%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.26%) CloverETL
11 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.50%) HBase
12 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.75%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 110 (41.35%) Jenkins
2 85 (31.95%) Git (software)
3 50 (18.80%) JIRA
4 28 (10.53%) Hudson
5 27 (10.15%) Mercurial
6 26 (9.77%) Gerrit
7 19 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
8 17 (6.39%) GitLab
9 15 (5.64%) Artifactory
9 15 (5.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 15 (5.64%) Vagrant
10 12 (4.51%) SonarQube
11 9 (3.38%) Bundler
12 6 (2.26%) Subversion
13 4 (1.50%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.50%) Maven
14 3 (1.13%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.13%) Geb
14 3 (1.13%) JBehave
14 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (7.52%) Publishing
2 10 (3.76%) Finance
3 8 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.63%) Back Office
5 5 (1.88%) Games
6 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.13%) Retail
7 2 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 128 (48.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (21.80%) Linux Engineer
3 56 (21.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 48 (18.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 44 (16.54%) Administrator
6 37 (13.91%) AWS Engineer
7 36 (13.53%) Systems Administrator
8 32 (12.03%) AWS DevOps
9 28 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
9 28 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 27 (10.15%) Linux Administrator
11 24 (9.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 23 (8.65%) Developer
13 21 (7.89%) Java Developer
14 13 (4.89%) Consultant
14 13 (4.89%) DevOps Administrator
14 13 (4.89%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 10 (3.76%) AWS Administrator
15 10 (3.76%) DevOps Consultant
16 9 (3.38%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.92%) LAMP
2 35 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
3 34 (12.78%) Web Services
4 30 (11.28%) LAPP Stack
5 27 (10.15%) LEMP Stack
6 11 (4.14%) J2EE
6 11 (4.14%) Node.js
7 10 (3.76%) RESTful
8 9 (3.38%) ELK Stack
8 9 (3.38%) REST
8 9 (3.38%) Spring
9 6 (2.26%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.26%) Java EE
9 6 (2.26%) libvirt
9 6 (2.26%) SOAP
10 5 (1.88%) Apache Camel
10 5 (1.88%) XML
11 4 (1.50%) Grails
11 4 (1.50%) JSON
11 4 (1.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 12 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.14%) Clustering
5 9 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.26%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.26%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.26%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.26%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.88%) PKI
9 5 (1.88%) User Experience
9 5 (1.88%) Wiki
10 4 (1.50%) Derivative
10 4 (1.50%) Online Games
11 3 (1.13%) Fintech
11 3 (1.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 266 (100.00%) Linux
2 144 (54.14%) CentOS
3 50 (18.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (18.05%) Windows
5 29 (10.90%) Debian
6 22 (8.27%) Unix
7 16 (6.02%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.76%) Fedora
9 9 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.01%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.01%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.63%) Solaris
12 5 (1.88%) SUSE
12 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.88%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.50%) Android
13 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.50%) VMS
13 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (77.82%) DevOps
2 125 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (22.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 53 (19.92%) Scrum
6 48 (18.05%) Configuration Management
6 48 (18.05%) Open Source
7 34 (12.78%) Load Balancing
8 27 (10.15%) Web Operations
9 21 (7.89%) Security Hardening
10 20 (7.52%) Change Management
11 19 (7.14%) Process Management
11 19 (7.14%) Workflow
12 18 (6.77%) SDLC
13 16 (6.02%) High Availability
14 13 (4.89%) Change Control
14 13 (4.89%) TDD
15 12 (4.51%) Infrastructure Management
15 12 (4.51%) OWASP
16 11 (4.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 113 (42.48%) Python
2 88 (33.08%) Bash Shell
3 66 (24.81%) Perl
3 66 (24.81%) Ruby
4 65 (24.44%) Java
5 38 (14.29%) PHP
6 24 (9.02%) Groovy
7 13 (4.89%) SQL
8 9 (3.38%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.26%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.75%) AWK
11 2 (0.75%) C-shell
11 2 (0.75%) Go
11 2 (0.75%) Korn
11 2 (0.75%) Scala
11 2 (0.75%) sed
12 1 (0.38%) C
12 1 (0.38%) C++
12 1 (0.38%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 37 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.41%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.77%) Degree
4 13 (4.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (4.89%) CCNA
4 13 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.14%) RHCE
6 9 (3.38%) CCNP
7 7 (2.63%) RHCSA
8 6 (2.26%) BC Cleared
8 6 (2.26%) RHCA
9 5 (1.88%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.13%) ACMT
11 3 (1.13%) CCA
11 3 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.13%) MCSE
11 3 (1.13%) MCTS
12 2 (0.75%) CCDA
12 2 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.02%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (24.81%) Docker
2 56 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (15.04%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (12.03%) Active Directory
5 18 (6.77%) Xen
6 17 (6.39%) iptables
7 15 (5.64%) vCloud
8 13 (4.89%) NFS
9 11 (4.14%) XenServer
10 9 (3.38%) VirtualBox
11 8 (3.01%) KVM
11 8 (3.01%) Postfix
12 5 (1.88%) Hyper-V
12 5 (1.88%) Samba
13 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.50%) vSphere
14 3 (1.13%) BitLocker
14 3 (1.13%) Squid
14 3 (1.13%) XenApp
14 3 (1.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 127 (47.74%) Puppet
2 87 (32.71%) Ansible
3 62 (23.31%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (16.54%) HAProxy
5 40 (15.04%) ZABBIX
6 26 (9.77%) logstash
7 25 (9.40%) Kibana
8 22 (8.27%) Salt
9 18 (6.77%) Kubernetes
9 18 (6.77%) Nagios
10 17 (6.39%) Terraform
11 14 (5.26%) Rundeck
12 10 (3.76%) SCCM
13 4 (1.50%) Cacti
13 4 (1.50%) FreeIPA
13 4 (1.50%) Icinga
14 3 (1.13%) Casper Suite
14 3 (1.13%) Graphite
14 3 (1.13%) Packer
14 3 (1.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (40.23%) Red Hat
2 84 (31.58%) VMware
3 34 (12.78%) Atlassian
4 17 (6.39%) Google
5 15 (5.64%) Cisco
6 13 (4.89%) Veracode
7 12 (4.51%) Black Duck
7 12 (4.51%) Sonatype
8 11 (4.14%) Microsoft
9 10 (3.76%) Dell
10 8 (3.01%) Citrix
10 8 (3.01%) EMC
11 5 (1.88%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.50%) Adobe
12 4 (1.50%) HP
12 4 (1.50%) Percona
13 3 (1.13%) Apple
13 3 (1.13%) Oracle
13 3 (1.13%) Splunk
13 3 (1.13%) Symantec
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