The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 233 263 253
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 32 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.57% 0.51% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £545 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £50.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
-46.50% -66.66%
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2041 2367 2251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.72% 24.15% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1270 1130
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 238 223
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the South East region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the South East region.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Berkshire +24 17 £388 +10.71% 6
Hampshire +12 7 £373 - 5
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 - 1
Surrey 0 2 £488 +14.70%
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (41.56%) CentOS
3 31 (40.26%) Windows
4 30 (38.96%) Python
5 28 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
7 25 (32.47%) VMware
8 23 (29.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (28.57%) Puppet
9 22 (28.57%) Perl
10 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (25.97%) Bash Shell
11 20 (25.97%) DNS
12 19 (24.68%) C
12 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
13 18 (23.38%) C++
13 18 (23.38%) MySQL
14 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
15 16 (20.78%) VPN
16 15 (19.48%) HTTP
16 15 (19.48%) DevOps
17 14 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
17 14 (18.18%) DHCP
17 14 (18.18%) CSS
17 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
17 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
18 13 (16.88%) Degree
18 13 (16.88%) XML
18 13 (16.88%) Apache

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (16.88%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) nginx
2 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.49%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.30%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.30%) Engine Yard
4 1 (1.30%) GitHub
4 1 (1.30%) Heroku
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) DNS
2 16 (20.78%) VPN
3 15 (19.48%) HTTP
4 14 (18.18%) DHCP
5 11 (14.29%) BGP
5 11 (14.29%) IPv6
6 10 (12.99%) IPsec
6 10 (12.99%) Software-Defined Networking
6 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
7 9 (11.69%) iSCSI
8 6 (7.79%) SMTP
9 5 (6.49%) FTP
10 4 (5.19%) DVB
10 4 (5.19%) LDAP
11 3 (3.90%) Internet
12 2 (2.60%) Firewall
12 2 (2.60%) SAN
12 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
13 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.30%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) Redis
3 6 (7.79%) HBase
3 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) Infinispan
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.19%) Subversion
4 3 (3.90%) Metasploit
5 2 (2.60%) JIRA
6 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.30%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.30%) GitLab
6 1 (1.30%) Maven
6 1 (1.30%) Qt Creator
6 1 (1.30%) RSpec
6 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (15.58%) Marketing
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (11.69%) Administrator
2 9 (11.69%) Developer
2 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
2 9 (11.69%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (10.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (7.79%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (7.79%) Consultant
4 6 (7.79%) Test Leader
5 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) CSS
2 13 (16.88%) XML
3 11 (14.29%) Web Services
4 10 (12.99%) .NET
5 8 (10.39%) HTML
6 6 (7.79%) Django
6 6 (7.79%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (7.79%) REST
7 5 (6.49%) LAMP
8 4 (5.19%) HTML5
8 4 (5.19%) Node.js
9 3 (3.90%) jQuery
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.60%) Ajax
10 2 (2.60%) Java EE
10 2 (2.60%) JSON
10 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.30%) MCollective
11 1 (1.30%) Play Framework
11 1 (1.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 11 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.79%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.19%) Digital TV
3 4 (5.19%) MPEG
3 4 (5.19%) STB
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.60%) Handset
5 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Fintech
6 1 (1.30%) iPad
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (41.56%) CentOS
3 31 (40.26%) Windows
4 23 (29.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (14.29%) Debian
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.79%) Unix
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.60%) Fedora
9 1 (1.30%) Android
9 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.30%) Solaris
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) DevOps
3 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
4 11 (14.29%) Workflow
5 10 (12.99%) Load Balancing
5 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
6 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.69%) Presales
6 9 (11.69%) Process Improvement
6 9 (11.69%) Scrum
7 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.39%) ITIL
7 8 (10.39%) ITSM
7 8 (10.39%) Service Management
7 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.39%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.79%) High Availability
9 6 (7.79%) Open Source
10 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Python
2 22 (28.57%) Perl
3 20 (25.97%) Bash Shell
4 19 (24.68%) C
5 18 (23.38%) C++
6 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 13 (16.88%) C#
8 12 (15.58%) SQL
9 10 (12.99%) VB
9 10 (12.99%) VBScript
10 8 (10.39%) Ruby
11 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
11 6 (7.79%) PHP
12 4 (5.19%) Java
13 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.79%) MCSA
4 6 (7.79%) MCSD
4 6 (7.79%) MCSE
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.90%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) CEH
6 2 (2.60%) RHCT
7 1 (1.30%) CCIE
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
3 14 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 9 (11.69%) NFS
5 9 (11.69%) vSphere
6 7 (9.09%) Docker
7 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.19%) SpamAssassin
9 3 (3.90%) Squid
9 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.30%) KVM
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.30%) Postfix
10 1 (1.30%) qmail
10 1 (1.30%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.30%) Varnish
10 1 (1.30%) vCloud
10 1 (1.30%) Xen
10 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) Puppet
2 13 (16.88%) Ansible
3 9 (11.69%) SCOM
3 9 (11.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (10.39%) OVSD
5 6 (7.79%) CFEngine
6 5 (6.49%) Nagios
7 4 (5.19%) Cacti
8 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.30%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.30%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.30%) Plesk
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.30%) SELinux
9 1 (1.30%) yum
9 1 (1.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
3 25 (32.47%) VMware
4 11 (14.29%) HP
5 5 (6.49%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco
7 3 (3.90%) EMC
7 3 (3.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.60%) Genesys
8 2 (2.60%) Veeam
9 1 (1.30%) BMC
9 1 (1.30%) Citrix
9 1 (1.30%) CommVault
9 1 (1.30%) Dot Hill
9 1 (1.30%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.30%) NetScout
9 1 (1.30%) Nexenta
9 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.30%) Symantec
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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