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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 310 337 366
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +29
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 108 88 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.28% 1.78% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 51 37
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £540 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +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
4734 4932 5110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.77% 21.47% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3383 3286 3483
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 203 239
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +44 13 £463 +8.82% 15
Croydon -8 6 £480 +9.71%
Westminster - 2 £494 -
Twickenham - 1 £340 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Linux
2 149 (69.30%) DevOps
3 127 (59.07%) Puppet
4 121 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (54.42%) CentOS
6 102 (47.44%) Jenkins
7 95 (44.19%) Git (software)
8 94 (43.72%) Continuous Integration
9 86 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
10 85 (39.53%) Bash Shell
11 80 (37.21%) Red Hat
12 74 (34.42%) Ruby
13 70 (32.56%) Configuration Management
13 70 (32.56%) Java
14 68 (31.63%) VMware
15 67 (31.16%) Opscode Chef
16 62 (28.84%) Ansible
16 62 (28.84%) Continuous Delivery
16 62 (28.84%) Python
17 59 (27.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 56 (26.05%) MySQL
19 53 (24.65%) Windows
20 47 (21.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 46 (21.40%) Scrum
21 46 (21.40%) MongoDB
22 44 (20.47%) Apache
23 43 (20.00%) Perl
24 41 (19.07%) Security Cleared
25 39 (18.14%) ZABBIX
26 37 (17.21%) Docker

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 44 (20.47%) Apache
2 31 (14.42%) Tomcat
3 26 (12.09%) Confluence
4 24 (11.16%) OpenStack
5 21 (9.77%) nginx
6 15 (6.98%) JBoss
6 15 (6.98%) Node.js
7 12 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (4.19%) Jetty
9 7 (3.26%) Apache Spark
10 6 (2.79%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.40%) Gunicorn
11 3 (1.40%) uWSGI
11 3 (1.40%) WordPress
12 2 (0.93%) WildFly
13 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Magento
1 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 86 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.51%) GitHub
3 12 (5.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.93%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.93%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.93%) Office 365
5 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) Heroku
6 1 (0.47%) Joyent
6 1 (0.47%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.02%) DNS
2 20 (9.30%) VPN
3 15 (6.98%) Firewall
4 8 (3.72%) DMZ
4 8 (3.72%) SMTP
5 7 (3.26%) IPsec
6 6 (2.79%) IMAP
6 6 (2.79%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (2.33%) SNMP
7 5 (2.33%) SSL
8 4 (1.86%) DHCP
8 4 (1.86%) FTP
8 4 (1.86%) HTTP
8 4 (1.86%) LDAP
9 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.40%) VLAN
10 2 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.93%) MRTG
10 2 (0.93%) SSH
10 2 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (26.05%) MySQL
2 46 (21.40%) MongoDB
3 32 (14.88%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (10.23%) Hadoop
4 22 (10.23%) NoSQL
5 16 (7.44%) Redis
6 12 (5.58%) HBase
7 9 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.19%) MariaDB
8 8 (3.72%) Big Data
9 6 (2.79%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.79%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.33%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 102 (47.44%) Jenkins
2 95 (44.19%) Git (software)
3 31 (14.42%) JIRA
4 29 (13.49%) Maven
5 17 (7.91%) Hudson
6 16 (7.44%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.12%) Geb
7 11 (5.12%) IntelliJ
7 11 (5.12%) Spock
7 11 (5.12%) TeamCity
8 10 (4.65%) Artifactory
8 10 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (4.19%) Mercurial
10 8 (3.72%) Subversion
11 7 (3.26%) SonarQube
11 7 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.79%) Gerrit
12 6 (2.79%) Vagrant
13 5 (2.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 17 (7.91%) Publishing
2 6 (2.79%) Finance
3 5 (2.33%) Games
3 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.86%) Retail
5 3 (1.40%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 111 (51.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (21.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 44 (20.47%) Linux Engineer
4 35 (16.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 31 (14.42%) AWS Engineer
6 28 (13.02%) Developer
7 24 (11.16%) Administrator
8 22 (10.23%) Operations Engineer
9 20 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (6.98%) Java Developer
11 14 (6.51%) Consultant
11 14 (6.51%) Linux Administrator
11 14 (6.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 13 (6.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 12 (5.58%) Automation Engineer
14 7 (3.26%) DevOps Administrator
14 7 (3.26%) DevOps Consultant
15 6 (2.79%) PHP Developer
15 6 (2.79%) Senior Operations Engineer
16 5 (2.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.74%) Web Services
2 25 (11.63%) MCollective
3 22 (10.23%) LAMP
3 22 (10.23%) RESTful
4 15 (6.98%) LAPP Stack
5 14 (6.51%) Spring
6 13 (6.05%) ELK Stack
6 13 (6.05%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (5.58%) Apache Camel
7 12 (5.58%) Grails
7 12 (5.58%) Spring Boot
8 11 (5.12%) JAX-RS
8 11 (5.12%) jQuery
8 11 (5.12%) LEMP Stack
9 10 (4.65%) CSS
10 8 (3.72%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.72%) HTML
11 7 (3.26%) J2EE
11 7 (3.26%) Java EE
12 6 (2.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (5.12%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.26%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.33%) Online Games
3 5 (2.33%) PKI
4 4 (1.86%) User Experience
5 3 (1.40%) CESG
5 3 (1.40%) CMDB
5 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.40%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (0.93%) Blog
6 2 (0.93%) Derivative
6 2 (0.93%) Fintech
6 2 (0.93%) IPTV
6 2 (0.93%) Statistics
7 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.47%) iPhone
7 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.47%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 215 (100.00%) Linux
2 117 (54.42%) CentOS
3 59 (27.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 53 (24.65%) Windows
5 31 (14.42%) Unix
6 27 (12.56%) Debian
7 24 (11.16%) Windows Server
8 13 (6.05%) Windows 7
8 13 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.33%) AIX
9 5 (2.33%) Solaris
9 5 (2.33%) SUSE
9 5 (2.33%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.86%) CoreOS
10 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.40%) Fedora
11 3 (1.40%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (69.30%) DevOps
2 121 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (43.72%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (32.56%) Configuration Management
5 62 (28.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 46 (21.40%) Scrum
7 26 (12.09%) Build Automation
7 26 (12.09%) Open Source
8 23 (10.70%) TDD
9 17 (7.91%) Web Operations
10 16 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.05%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.58%) Security Hardening
12 12 (5.58%) Security Patching
13 11 (5.12%) API Development
13 11 (5.12%) Integration Testing
13 11 (5.12%) Microservices
14 10 (4.65%) Release Management
14 10 (4.65%) SOA
15 9 (4.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 85 (39.53%) Bash Shell
2 74 (34.42%) Ruby
3 70 (32.56%) Java
4 62 (28.84%) Python
5 43 (20.00%) Perl
6 25 (11.63%) PHP
7 12 (5.58%) Groovy
7 12 (5.58%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.19%) Scala
9 7 (3.26%) SQL
10 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.86%) Korn
12 3 (1.40%) C
12 3 (1.40%) C++
12 3 (1.40%) Go
13 2 (0.93%) AWK
13 2 (0.93%) C#
13 2 (0.93%) sed
14 1 (0.47%) Clojure
14 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (19.07%) Security Cleared
2 37 (17.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.93%) CCDA
4 2 (0.93%) CCIE
4 2 (0.93%) CCNA
4 2 (0.93%) CCNP
4 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.93%) Degree
4 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.47%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.47%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 47 (21.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (17.21%) Docker
3 14 (6.51%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.19%) NFS
5 9 (4.19%) vCloud
6 6 (2.79%) KVM
7 4 (1.86%) LXC
8 3 (1.40%) Postfix
8 3 (1.40%) Squid
8 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.40%) vSphere
9 2 (0.93%) iptables
9 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.47%) Ceph
10 1 (0.47%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.47%) HDFS
10 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 127 (59.07%) Puppet
2 67 (31.16%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (28.84%) Ansible
4 39 (18.14%) ZABBIX
5 29 (13.49%) Nagios
6 24 (11.16%) logstash
7 22 (10.23%) HAProxy
8 14 (6.51%) Kibana
9 13 (6.05%) Salt
10 10 (4.65%) Rundeck
11 9 (4.19%) Cacti
12 7 (3.26%) SCCM
12 7 (3.26%) Terraform
13 6 (2.79%) Kubernetes
14 5 (2.33%) Packer
15 4 (1.86%) Bacula
15 4 (1.86%) Capistrano
16 3 (1.40%) Graphite
16 3 (1.40%) OpenNebula
17 1 (0.47%) Mesos
Vendors
1 80 (37.21%) Red Hat
2 68 (31.63%) VMware
3 16 (7.44%) Google
4 11 (5.12%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.26%) Black Duck
5 7 (3.26%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.26%) Sonatype
5 7 (3.26%) Splunk
5 7 (3.26%) Veracode
6 6 (2.79%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.79%) Oracle
7 5 (2.33%) Cisco
7 5 (2.33%) hybris
8 4 (1.86%) Percona
9 3 (1.40%) New Relic
10 2 (0.93%) Adobe
10 2 (0.93%) F5
10 2 (0.93%) HP
10 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.47%) arcserve
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago