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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 239 231 217
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 19 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.079% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.81% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +21.53%
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
2349 2149 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.33% 24.31% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 989 748
Average daily rate £348 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 246 254
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £34.55 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 7 £275 - 6
Buckinghamshire - 7 £410 -
Berkshire - 2 £413 - 2
West Sussex - 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £370 - 3
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 4
Surrey - - - - 1
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (71.43%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Windows
3 15 (35.71%) Python
4 14 (33.33%) CentOS
5 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
5 11 (26.19%) NFS
5 11 (26.19%) NetApp
5 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
5 11 (26.19%) VMware
6 10 (23.81%) HP
7 9 (21.43%) Cisco
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 9 (21.43%) vSphere
7 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 9 (21.43%) DevOps
8 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (19.05%) SUSE
8 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
8 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) Perl
8 8 (19.05%) SQL
9 7 (16.67%) PHP
9 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (16.67%) iSCSI
9 7 (16.67%) Subversion

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 5 (11.90%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 5 (11.90%) LAN
3 5 (11.90%) WAN
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
4 4 (9.52%) OSPF
4 4 (9.52%) BGP
5 3 (7.14%) VLAN
5 3 (7.14%) MPLS
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security
5 3 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (4.76%) LDAP
6 2 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) IPv6
7 1 (2.38%) DHCP
7 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) NGN
7 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (16.67%) Subversion
4 6 (14.29%) Hudson
5 5 (11.90%) JIRA
6 4 (9.52%) Gerrit
7 2 (4.76%) PHPUnit
7 2 (4.76%) Zend Studio
7 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.38%) GitLab
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Developer
1 7 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Build Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Linux Support
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Linux Support
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
1 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 3 (7.14%) LAMP
2 3 (7.14%) HTML5
3 2 (4.76%) Drools
3 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) Laravel
3 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
3 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.76%) Zend Framework
3 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) EDIFACT
4 1 (2.38%) POSIX
4 1 (2.38%) CGI
4 1 (2.38%) Django
4 1 (2.38%) jQuery
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) EFT
2 3 (7.14%) GIS
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Wiki
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Windows
3 14 (33.33%) CentOS
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (19.05%) SUSE
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.90%) UNIX
7 4 (9.52%) Debian
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.76%) HPUX
10 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) DevOps
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) Change Control
4 6 (14.29%) Analytics
4 6 (14.29%) Use Case
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) Service Management
5 5 (11.90%) ITSM
6 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Python
2 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Perl
3 7 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (9.52%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) VBScript
4 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) Korn
7 1 (2.38%) Delphi
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) NFS
2 9 (21.43%) vSphere
3 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) Postfix
5 1 (2.38%) XenServer
5 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) OVSD
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
2 3 (7.14%) Hyperic
2 3 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) SELinux
3 1 (2.38%) Salt
3 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) NetApp
1 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
1 11 (26.19%) VMware
2 10 (23.81%) HP
3 9 (21.43%) Cisco
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) F5
6 4 (9.52%) Splunk
6 4 (9.52%) Sun
7 3 (7.14%) BT
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle
7 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) Zend
8 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
8 2 (4.76%) Twitter
9 1 (2.38%) Coverity
9 1 (2.38%) Telerik
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix