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 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 221 259 250
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 30 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.091% 0.076%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.57% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 3
Median daily rate £418 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £530 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1905 2342 2254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.88% 23.72% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1153 1297 1152
Median daily rate £375 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 204 232
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 September 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 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
Berkshire +26 16 £400 +14.28% 2
Surrey +17 6 £437 - 3
Hampshire - 4 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire -7 1 £450 +38.46% 3
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (46.27%) Python
3 25 (37.31%) Perl
3 25 (37.31%) VMware
3 25 (37.31%) CentOS
4 23 (34.33%) Puppet
5 22 (32.84%) Windows
6 21 (31.34%) Bash Shell
7 20 (29.85%) Red Hat
8 19 (28.36%) MySQL
8 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
11 15 (22.39%) DevOps
12 14 (20.90%) Ansible
12 14 (20.90%) DNS
12 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
12 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
13 13 (19.40%) SQL
13 13 (19.40%) Apache
13 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
14 12 (17.91%) C
15 11 (16.42%) C++
15 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
16 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
16 10 (14.93%) Finance
16 10 (14.93%) Virtual Machines
17 9 (13.43%) Debian
17 9 (13.43%) VPN

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 (19.40%) Apache
2 7 (10.45%) nginx
3 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.49%) Engine Yard
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Heroku
4 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) DNS
2 9 (13.43%) DHCP
2 9 (13.43%) HTTP
2 9 (13.43%) VPN
3 6 (8.96%) LDAP
4 5 (7.46%) BGP
4 5 (7.46%) IPv6
5 4 (5.97%) DVB
5 4 (5.97%) FTP
5 4 (5.97%) IPsec
5 4 (5.97%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.97%) SMTP
5 4 (5.97%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.48%) Firewall
6 3 (4.48%) Internet
7 2 (2.99%) SSL
7 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) MySQL
2 8 (11.94%) Redis
3 7 (10.45%) HBase
4 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.49%) DB2
7 1 (1.49%) Infinispan
7 1 (1.49%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
1 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.97%) Metasploit
2 4 (5.97%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.49%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.49%) GitLab
4 1 (1.49%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) RSpec
4 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Administrator
2 10 (14.93%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (13.43%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (13.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Automation Test Lead
4 7 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Test Leader
5 6 (8.96%) Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Linux Scripter
9 2 (2.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) Django
1 8 (11.94%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (11.94%) Web Services
1 8 (11.94%) XML
2 7 (10.45%) REST
3 6 (8.96%) CSS
3 6 (8.96%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) .NET
4 4 (5.97%) HTML5
4 4 (5.97%) LAMP
4 4 (5.97%) Node.js
5 3 (4.48%) JSON
5 3 (4.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.99%) Java EE
7 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.49%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.49%) jQuery
7 1 (1.49%) Phusion Passenger
7 1 (1.49%) PostGIS
7 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Algorithms
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.97%) Digital TV
4 4 (5.97%) MPEG
4 4 (5.97%) STB
5 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
6 2 (2.99%) Handset
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Fintech
7 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) iPad
7 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) PKI
7 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (37.31%) CentOS
3 22 (32.84%) Windows
4 17 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.43%) Debian
6 5 (7.46%) Unix
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.99%) Android
8 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.49%) Fedora
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) DevOps
3 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.94%) Open Source
4 8 (11.94%) Scrum
5 7 (10.45%) Automated Testing
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL
6 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.46%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (7.46%) Service Management
6 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Time Management
6 5 (7.46%) Workflow
7 4 (5.97%) ITSM
7 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.97%) SOA
7 4 (5.97%) User Stories
7 4 (5.97%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) Python
2 25 (37.31%) Perl
3 21 (31.34%) Bash Shell
4 13 (19.40%) SQL
5 12 (17.91%) C
6 11 (16.42%) C++
7 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
7 8 (11.94%) Ruby
8 7 (10.45%) C#
9 4 (5.97%) Java
9 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.97%) PHP
9 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.97%) VB
9 4 (5.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.99%) CEH
4 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) RHCT
5 1 (1.49%) CCIE
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) MCSD
5 1 (1.49%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.93%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (13.43%) vSphere
5 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
6 6 (8.96%) Docker
7 5 (7.46%) NFS
8 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
8 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.48%) SpamAssassin
9 3 (4.48%) Squid
10 2 (2.99%) vCloud
11 1 (1.49%) iptables
11 1 (1.49%) Postfix
11 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (34.33%) Puppet
2 14 (20.90%) Ansible
3 8 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.96%) CFEngine
5 4 (5.97%) Nagios
5 4 (5.97%) OVSD
5 4 (5.97%) SCOM
6 3 (4.48%) Cacti
6 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.99%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.49%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.49%) SELinux
8 1 (1.49%) vRealize
8 1 (1.49%) yum
8 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) VMware
2 20 (29.85%) Red Hat
3 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle
7 3 (4.48%) Cisco
7 3 (4.48%) EMC
8 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.99%) Genesys
8 2 (2.99%) Veeam
9 1 (1.49%) BMC
9 1 (1.49%) Juniper
9 1 (1.49%) NetApp
9 1 (1.49%) Percona
9 1 (1.49%) Veritas
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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