The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 342 357 390
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +33
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 70 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.40% 0.72% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 13
Average daily rate £355 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £495 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £17.00
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5005 4415 5461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.69% 20.44% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 2869 3369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 234 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Ubuntu
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 21 £400 - 8
Wimbledon - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 128 (92.09%) Linux
2 69 (49.64%) Puppet
3 64 (46.04%) Red Hat
4 52 (37.41%) MySQL
5 46 (33.09%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (32.37%) Java
7 40 (28.78%) Apache
8 37 (26.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (25.18%) Python
10 32 (23.02%) DNS
10 32 (23.02%) Perl
11 31 (22.30%) Shell Script
11 31 (22.30%) Debian
12 29 (20.86%) Open Source
13 28 (20.14%) CentOS
13 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
14 27 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (19.42%) MongoDB
14 27 (19.42%) Nagios
15 26 (18.71%) PHP
15 26 (18.71%) Windows
16 25 (17.99%) Bash Shell
17 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (15.11%) Tomcat
18 21 (15.11%) Jenkins
19 20 (14.39%) HTTP
19 20 (14.39%) UNIX
19 20 (14.39%) PostgreSQL
20 19 (13.67%) VMware
20 19 (13.67%) Ruby

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 40 (28.78%) Apache
2 21 (15.11%) Tomcat
3 18 (12.95%) nginx
4 10 (7.19%) OpenStack
4 10 (7.19%) IIS
5 7 (5.04%) CMS
5 7 (5.04%) Drupal
6 6 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.32%) Confluence
7 4 (2.88%) Node.js
8 3 (2.16%) Joomla!
8 3 (2.16%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.44%) WordPress
10 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.72%) Documentum
10 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.72%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.72%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Magento
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.95%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (6.47%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.60%) CloudFront
4 5 (3.60%) Route 53
5 4 (2.88%) Joyent
5 4 (2.88%) Rackspace Cloud
5 4 (2.88%) SaaS
6 2 (1.44%) IaaS
6 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.72%) PaaS
7 1 (0.72%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.02%) DNS
2 20 (14.39%) HTTP
3 16 (11.51%) TCP/IP
4 14 (10.07%) LDAP
5 11 (7.91%) SSL
6 10 (7.19%) Firewall
7 8 (5.76%) SMTP
8 7 (5.04%) VLAN
9 6 (4.32%) DHCP
9 6 (4.32%) VPN
9 6 (4.32%) SAN
10 5 (3.60%) SNMP
10 5 (3.60%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (3.60%) SSH
11 4 (2.88%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.16%) Internet
12 3 (2.16%) IMAP
12 3 (2.16%) NAS
13 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.72%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.41%) MySQL
2 27 (19.42%) MongoDB
3 20 (14.39%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (9.35%) NoSQL
5 11 (7.91%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.04%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.04%) Redis
7 5 (3.60%) Big Data
8 2 (1.44%) Riak
8 2 (1.44%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.44%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.72%) DB2
9 1 (0.72%) KDB
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.72%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.72%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.11%) Jenkins
3 19 (13.67%) JIRA
4 13 (9.35%) Subversion
5 7 (5.04%) JMeter
6 4 (2.88%) JUnit
7 3 (2.16%) Behat
8 2 (1.44%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.44%) Maven
8 2 (1.44%) jMock
9 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.72%) Selenium
9 1 (0.72%) Hudson
9 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
General
1 11 (7.91%) Games
2 9 (6.47%) Advertising
3 8 (5.76%) Publishing
4 6 (4.32%) Marketing
5 3 (2.16%) Finance
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (38.13%) Administrator
2 52 (37.41%) Systems Administrator
3 37 (26.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (17.99%) Linux Administrator
5 23 (16.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (12.95%) Developer
7 16 (11.51%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (7.91%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 10 (7.19%) UNIX Administrator
10 7 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 3 (2.16%) Architect
12 3 (2.16%) Ruby Developer
12 3 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.16%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.16%) PHP Developer
12 3 (2.16%) Cloud Engineer
13 2 (1.44%) Infrastructure Technician
13 2 (1.44%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 2 (1.44%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.67%) Web Services
2 17 (12.23%) XML
3 15 (10.79%) JSON
3 15 (10.79%) REST
4 9 (6.47%) .NET
5 8 (5.76%) CSS
6 7 (5.04%) LAMP
6 7 (5.04%) SOAP
7 5 (3.60%) HTML
7 5 (3.60%) Symfony
7 5 (3.60%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (3.60%) Spring
7 5 (3.60%) RESTful
8 4 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.16%) J2EE
9 3 (2.16%) Software Packaging
9 3 (2.16%) Spring MVC
9 3 (2.16%) HTML5
10 2 (1.44%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.44%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Open Source
2 7 (5.04%) Online Games
3 6 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.88%) Clustering
4 4 (2.88%) Replication
5 3 (2.16%) Social Media
6 2 (1.44%) FMCG
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.72%) Informatics
7 1 (0.72%) Wiki
7 1 (0.72%) IPTV
7 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 128 (92.09%) Linux
2 37 (26.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (22.30%) Debian
4 28 (20.14%) CentOS
5 26 (18.71%) Windows
6 20 (14.39%) UNIX
7 15 (10.79%) Solaris
8 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.60%) Fedora
9 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.16%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.16%) SUSE
10 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.16%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.44%) Android
12 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.72%) AIX
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.95%) Configuration Management
3 14 (10.07%) E-Commerce
4 12 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (6.47%) TDD
6 8 (5.76%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.04%) Service Management
7 7 (5.04%) Release Management
7 7 (5.04%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.32%) Build Automation
8 6 (4.32%) Scrum
8 6 (4.32%) SOA
8 6 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.60%) MVC
9 5 (3.60%) DRM
9 5 (3.60%) Fault Management
9 5 (3.60%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.37%) Java
2 35 (25.18%) Python
3 32 (23.02%) Perl
4 31 (22.30%) Shell Script
5 26 (18.71%) PHP
6 25 (17.99%) Bash Shell
7 19 (13.67%) Ruby
8 16 (11.51%) JavaScript
9 12 (8.63%) SQL
10 11 (7.91%) C
11 8 (5.76%) C++
12 6 (4.32%) XPath
13 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.60%) Korn
14 4 (2.88%) Golang
15 3 (2.16%) C#
15 3 (2.16%) Groovy
16 1 (0.72%) Tcl
16 1 (0.72%) Lisp
16 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) RHCE
3 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) RHCT
3 1 (0.72%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (10.79%) NFS
2 13 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.47%) KVM
4 7 (5.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.60%) Varnish
5 5 (3.60%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.88%) Sendmail
6 4 (2.88%) Squid
6 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.16%) Dovecot
7 3 (2.16%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.72%) Xen
9 1 (0.72%) Snort
9 1 (0.72%) qmail
9 1 (0.72%) XenServer
9 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.72%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 69 (49.64%) Puppet
2 46 (33.09%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (19.42%) Nagios
4 12 (8.63%) HAProxy
5 9 (6.47%) Zenoss
6 8 (5.76%) Ganglia
6 8 (5.76%) ZABBIX
7 5 (3.60%) Vagrant
8 4 (2.88%) StatsD
9 3 (2.16%) Cacti
10 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.72%) Nessus
10 1 (0.72%) Munin
10 1 (0.72%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 64 (46.04%) Red Hat
2 19 (13.67%) VMware
3 16 (11.51%) Oracle
4 13 (9.35%) Rackspace
5 7 (5.04%) Citrix
6 6 (4.32%) Cisco
7 5 (3.60%) NetApp
7 5 (3.60%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.60%) Google
8 4 (2.88%) Splunk
8 4 (2.88%) Sun
8 4 (2.88%) HP
9 3 (2.16%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.16%) Dell
10 2 (1.44%) New Relic
10 2 (1.44%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.44%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.44%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.44%) Symantec
11 1 (0.72%) McAfee
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago