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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
England / South East
Rank 197 217 235
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 34 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 1.61% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 12
Median daily rate £500 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £295 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +208.00%

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
1555 2048 2281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 24.96% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1196 1144
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 181 180
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 20 £500 +11.73% 6
West Sussex - 6 £488 -
Surrey +20 4 £419 +1.45% 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £525 - 7
Hampshire -1 1 £350 +16.66% 5
Middlesex - 1 £410 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (65.63%) Python
3 40 (62.50%) CentOS
4 33 (51.56%) DevOps
5 32 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 29 (45.31%) Jenkins
7 27 (42.19%) Ansible
7 27 (42.19%) Puppet
8 26 (40.63%) Java
9 24 (37.50%) Perl
10 23 (35.94%) Bash Shell
11 22 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
12 20 (31.25%) Debian
12 20 (31.25%) Windows
12 20 (31.25%) HTTP
12 20 (31.25%) Red Hat
12 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
13 18 (28.13%) Unix
14 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
14 17 (26.56%) Hadoop
15 16 (25.00%) Open Source
15 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (21.88%) SELinux
17 13 (20.31%) Docker
17 13 (20.31%) Prototyping
17 13 (20.31%) SSH
17 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (18.75%) Ruby

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 12 (18.75%) Apache
1 12 (18.75%) nginx
2 9 (14.06%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.38%) Confluence
3 6 (9.38%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.69%) JBoss
6 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.56%) Drupal
7 1 (1.56%) Jetty
7 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (9.38%) GitHub
2 6 (9.38%) Google Analytics
3 4 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) Datadog
5 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.56%) Route 53
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) HTTP
2 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (20.31%) SSH
4 12 (18.75%) DNS
5 10 (15.63%) ICMP
5 10 (15.63%) SMTP
5 10 (15.63%) VPN
6 9 (14.06%) FTP
7 7 (10.94%) SSL
8 4 (6.25%) LDAP
9 3 (4.69%) DVB
10 2 (3.13%) BGP
10 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.13%) DHCP
10 2 (3.13%) Firewall
10 2 (3.13%) HSRP
10 2 (3.13%) OSPF
10 2 (3.13%) SAN
11 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) Hadoop
2 9 (14.06%) MySQL
2 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (6.25%) Big Data
5 3 (4.69%) Redis
6 2 (3.13%) HBase
6 2 (3.13%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 29 (45.31%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.06%) Cucumber
3 9 (14.06%) JIRA
4 7 (10.94%) IntelliJ
4 7 (10.94%) Selenium
5 6 (9.38%) Ant
5 6 (9.38%) Gatling
5 6 (9.38%) Grunt
5 6 (9.38%) gulp
5 6 (9.38%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (9.38%) Metasploit
5 6 (9.38%) Sublime Text
6 5 (7.81%) Bitbucket
6 5 (7.81%) Vagrant
7 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.69%) Hudson
8 2 (3.13%) JUnit
8 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Administrator
4 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (10.94%) Python Developer
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Java Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Java Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) JavaScript Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.38%) Scala Developer
7 5 (7.81%) DevOps Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Node.js
2 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 8 (12.50%) HTML
2 8 (12.50%) jQuery
3 7 (10.94%) REST
4 6 (9.38%) Gherkin
4 6 (9.38%) Servlets
5 5 (7.81%) CSS
5 5 (7.81%) HTML5
5 5 (7.81%) XML
6 4 (6.25%) JSON
7 3 (4.69%) CGI
7 3 (4.69%) Django
7 3 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (3.13%) EJB
8 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.13%) J2EE
8 2 (3.13%) J2SE
8 2 (3.13%) SOAP
8 2 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
1 3 (4.69%) Digital TV
1 3 (4.69%) MPEG
1 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
1 3 (4.69%) STB
2 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) CMDB
3 1 (1.56%) Fintech
3 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) iPad
3 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (62.50%) CentOS
3 22 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (31.25%) Debian
4 20 (31.25%) Windows
5 18 (28.13%) Unix
6 3 (4.69%) Android
7 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) DevOps
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) Open Source
3 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (20.31%) Prototyping
4 10 (15.63%) Automated Testing
5 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.94%) Scrum
7 6 (9.38%) Analytics
7 6 (9.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Application Performance Management
8 3 (4.69%) Open Source Development
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.69%) SOA
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) TDD
9 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL
9 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) Python
2 26 (40.63%) Java
3 24 (37.50%) Perl
4 23 (35.94%) Bash Shell
5 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 12 (18.75%) Ruby
7 9 (14.06%) C
7 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
8 8 (12.50%) SQL
9 6 (9.38%) C#
9 6 (9.38%) Groovy
9 6 (9.38%) Haskell
9 6 (9.38%) Scala
10 3 (4.69%) C++
11 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.56%) AWK
12 1 (1.56%) Korn
12 1 (1.56%) PHP
12 1 (1.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) AWS Certification
3 6 (9.38%) CEH
3 6 (9.38%) RHCT
4 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) ISEB
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) CCIE
5 1 (1.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Docker
2 7 (10.94%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) vSphere
4 4 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.69%) iptables
5 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.13%) KVM
7 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.56%) Ceph
7 1 (1.56%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.56%) Gluster
7 1 (1.56%) NFS
7 1 (1.56%) Postfix
7 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.56%) vCloud
7 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) Ansible
1 27 (42.19%) Puppet
2 14 (21.88%) SELinux
3 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (9.38%) Grafana
4 6 (9.38%) Kibana
5 5 (7.81%) Pingdom
6 4 (6.25%) Terraform
7 3 (4.69%) Capistrano
7 3 (4.69%) Consul
7 3 (4.69%) HAProxy
8 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.13%) Nagios
8 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.13%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.56%) RANCID
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.56%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 11 (17.19%) VMware
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.94%) Google
5 6 (9.38%) AppDynamics
6 5 (7.81%) Atlassian
6 5 (7.81%) PagerDuty
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco
7 3 (4.69%) SaltStack
8 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) Juniper
8 2 (3.13%) Percona
8 2 (3.13%) webMethods
9 1 (1.56%) Adobe
9 1 (1.56%) Apple
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle
9 1 (1.56%) Veeam
9 1 (1.56%) Veritas
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