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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 334 342 358
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 107 91 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.28% 1.80% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 54 50
Median daily rate £500 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +196.87%
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
4684 5060 5358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.79% 21.59% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3402 3613
Median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £194 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 181 239
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.86 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.79% +14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +33 16 £550 +10.00% 9
Croydon -13 7 £480 +12.94%
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Linux
2 153 (72.17%) DevOps
3 123 (58.02%) Puppet
4 113 (53.30%) CentOS
5 106 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 103 (48.58%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (45.75%) Red Hat
8 88 (41.51%) Git (software)
9 86 (40.57%) Amazon AWS
10 83 (39.15%) Continuous Integration
11 82 (38.68%) Bash Shell
12 78 (36.79%) Python
13 70 (33.02%) Ansible
14 69 (32.55%) Opscode Chef
15 67 (31.60%) Ruby
16 63 (29.72%) Java
17 62 (29.25%) VMware
17 62 (29.25%) Continuous Delivery
18 60 (28.30%) Windows
19 57 (26.89%) MySQL
20 53 (25.00%) Perl
21 52 (24.53%) Apache
21 52 (24.53%) Configuration Management
22 47 (22.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 45 (21.23%) MongoDB
24 43 (20.28%) PostgreSQL
25 42 (19.81%) Docker
26 41 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
27 35 (16.51%) Nagios
27 35 (16.51%) PHP

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 52 (24.53%) Apache
2 32 (15.09%) OpenStack
3 30 (14.15%) Tomcat
4 29 (13.68%) Confluence
5 27 (12.74%) nginx
6 22 (10.38%) JBoss
7 12 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (4.25%) Mule ESB
9 6 (2.83%) Jetty
10 4 (1.89%) MediaWiki
11 3 (1.42%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.42%) WildFly
11 3 (1.42%) WordPress
12 2 (0.94%) Gunicorn
12 2 (0.94%) uWSGI
13 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) 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 (40.57%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.08%) GitHub
3 10 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.36%) Google Apps
6 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.42%) PaaS
8 2 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.94%) IaaS
8 2 (0.94%) Office 365
8 2 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.47%) Joyent
9 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.15%) DNS
2 26 (12.26%) VPN
3 22 (10.38%) Firewall
4 12 (5.66%) IPsec
4 12 (5.66%) LDAP
5 11 (5.19%) DMZ
6 9 (4.25%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (3.77%) DHCP
8 6 (2.83%) Network Security
8 6 (2.83%) SMTP
8 6 (2.83%) SSL
9 5 (2.36%) BGP
9 5 (2.36%) IPv6
9 5 (2.36%) LAN
9 5 (2.36%) WAN
10 4 (1.89%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.89%) FTP
10 4 (1.89%) HTTP
10 4 (1.89%) IMAP
10 4 (1.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.89%) MySQL
2 45 (21.23%) MongoDB
3 43 (20.28%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (12.26%) NoSQL
5 18 (8.49%) Redis
6 14 (6.60%) Hadoop
7 11 (5.19%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.77%) HBase
9 7 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.83%) Big Data
10 6 (2.83%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.42%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.94%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.94%) CloverETL
12 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 106 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 88 (41.51%) Git (software)
3 33 (15.57%) JIRA
4 26 (12.26%) Hudson
5 14 (6.60%) Maven
6 13 (6.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (5.66%) Artifactory
7 12 (5.66%) Subversion
8 11 (5.19%) Mercurial
8 11 (5.19%) TeamCity
9 10 (4.72%) Cucumber
9 10 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (4.72%) SonarQube
10 9 (4.25%) Gerrit
11 7 (3.30%) Geb
11 7 (3.30%) IntelliJ
11 7 (3.30%) Spock
11 7 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.89%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (6.60%) Publishing
2 5 (2.36%) Finance
2 5 (2.36%) Games
2 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.42%) Retail
4 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.94%) Marketing
4 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.47%) Front Office
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 109 (51.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (22.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 45 (21.23%) Linux Engineer
4 37 (17.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 32 (15.09%) AWS Engineer
6 30 (14.15%) Administrator
7 28 (13.21%) AWS DevOps
8 24 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (10.85%) Developer
10 19 (8.96%) Senior DevOps
10 19 (8.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 18 (8.49%) Operations Engineer
12 16 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 14 (6.60%) Java Developer
14 12 (5.66%) Consultant
15 9 (4.25%) DevOps Consultant
16 8 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
16 8 (3.77%) DevOps Administrator
17 7 (3.30%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.57%) Web Services
2 27 (12.74%) LAMP
3 18 (8.49%) LAPP Stack
4 17 (8.02%) RESTful
5 16 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (7.08%) LEMP Stack
7 13 (6.13%) ELK Stack
7 13 (6.13%) Node.js
8 12 (5.66%) MCollective
9 10 (4.72%) J2EE
10 9 (4.25%) Spring
11 8 (3.77%) Apache Camel
11 8 (3.77%) CSS
11 8 (3.77%) Grails
11 8 (3.77%) jQuery
11 8 (3.77%) Spring Boot
12 7 (3.30%) JAX-RS
13 6 (2.83%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.83%) HTML
14 5 (2.36%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.08%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.72%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.77%) Clustering
4 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.83%) Device Driver
5 6 (2.83%) PKI
6 5 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.36%) Online Games
7 4 (1.89%) CESG
7 4 (1.89%) Derivative
7 4 (1.89%) User Experience
7 4 (1.89%) Wiki
8 3 (1.42%) CMDB
8 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.42%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.42%) Replication
9 2 (0.94%) Blog
9 2 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 212 (100.00%) Linux
2 113 (53.30%) CentOS
3 60 (28.30%) Windows
4 47 (22.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (14.15%) Debian
6 28 (13.21%) Windows Server
7 25 (11.79%) Unix
8 13 (6.13%) Windows 7
8 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.25%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.25%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.83%) Fedora
12 5 (2.36%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.89%) Android
13 4 (1.89%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.89%) CoreOS
13 4 (1.89%) Solaris
13 4 (1.89%) VMS
13 4 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (72.17%) DevOps
2 103 (48.58%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (39.15%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (29.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 52 (24.53%) Configuration Management
6 34 (16.04%) Scrum
7 31 (14.62%) Open Source
8 19 (8.96%) Web Operations
9 18 (8.49%) TDD
10 16 (7.55%) Security Hardening
11 14 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (6.60%) Load Balancing
12 13 (6.13%) Build Automation
12 13 (6.13%) High Availability
12 13 (6.13%) Integration Testing
12 13 (6.13%) Release Management
12 13 (6.13%) SOA
13 12 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (5.66%) Security Patching
14 11 (5.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (38.68%) Bash Shell
2 78 (36.79%) Python
3 67 (31.60%) Ruby
4 63 (29.72%) Java
5 53 (25.00%) Perl
6 35 (16.51%) PHP
7 9 (4.25%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.77%) Groovy
8 8 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.77%) SQL
9 4 (1.89%) C++
9 4 (1.89%) Korn
9 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.89%) Scala
10 3 (1.42%) C
11 2 (0.94%) AWK
11 2 (0.94%) C#
11 2 (0.94%) Go
11 2 (0.94%) sed
12 1 (0.47%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 33 (15.57%) Security Cleared
2 28 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (2.83%) CCNA
3 6 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.36%) Degree
5 3 (1.42%) ACMT
5 3 (1.42%) CCA
5 3 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.42%) MCSE
5 3 (1.42%) MCTS
5 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.94%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) CCDA
6 2 (0.94%) CCIE
6 2 (0.94%) CCNP
6 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 42 (19.81%) Docker
2 41 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.49%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.66%) vCloud
5 11 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (4.72%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.72%) iptables
7 7 (3.30%) NFS
7 7 (3.30%) Postfix
8 5 (2.36%) KVM
9 4 (1.89%) LXC
9 4 (1.89%) Samba
9 4 (1.89%) Xen
9 4 (1.89%) XenServer
10 3 (1.42%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.42%) Squid
10 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.42%) vSphere
10 3 (1.42%) XenApp
10 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 123 (58.02%) Puppet
2 70 (33.02%) Ansible
3 69 (32.55%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (16.51%) Nagios
5 31 (14.62%) ZABBIX
6 28 (13.21%) logstash
7 27 (12.74%) HAProxy
8 17 (8.02%) Kibana
8 17 (8.02%) Salt
9 13 (6.13%) Rundeck
10 10 (4.72%) Kubernetes
10 10 (4.72%) SCCM
10 10 (4.72%) Terraform
11 7 (3.30%) Cacti
12 5 (2.36%) Consul
12 5 (2.36%) Packer
13 4 (1.89%) FreeIPA
13 4 (1.89%) Icinga
14 3 (1.42%) Bacula
14 3 (1.42%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 97 (45.75%) Red Hat
2 62 (29.25%) VMware
3 17 (8.02%) Google
4 14 (6.60%) Atlassian
5 11 (5.19%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.72%) Black Duck
6 10 (4.72%) Sonatype
6 10 (4.72%) Veracode
7 7 (3.30%) Cisco
7 7 (3.30%) Citrix
8 5 (2.36%) HP
8 5 (2.36%) hybris
8 5 (2.36%) Splunk
9 4 (1.89%) Apple
9 4 (1.89%) Dell
9 4 (1.89%) Oracle
9 4 (1.89%) Percona
9 4 (1.89%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.42%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.42%) Symantec
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