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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 239 245 236
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 39 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.64% 0.87% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 7
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £295 £363
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £45.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-46.11% +13.92%
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
2382 2516 2406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.75% 24.95% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1279 1189
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 233 241
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +14 13 £375 +7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 9 £425 +3.65%
Surrey - 6 £425 - 4
East Sussex -2 4 £350 -5.40% 1
Kent - 4 £450 -
Oxfordshire +8 2 £275 - 2
Hampshire -7 1 - - 3
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 66 (92.96%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) CentOS
3 31 (43.66%) Python
4 27 (38.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
5 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (32.39%) Windows
6 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
7 22 (30.99%) CSS
8 21 (29.58%) Bash Shell
8 21 (29.58%) Ansible
9 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
9 20 (28.17%) Red Hat
10 19 (26.76%) Configuration Management
11 18 (25.35%) DNS
11 18 (25.35%) Apache
11 18 (25.35%) Puppet
12 17 (23.94%) MySQL
13 16 (22.54%) Web Services
14 15 (21.13%) DevOps
14 15 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (19.72%) RESTful
15 14 (19.72%) JIRA
15 14 (19.72%) Graphite
15 14 (19.72%) logstash
15 14 (19.72%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (19.72%) Java
15 14 (19.72%) VPN
15 14 (19.72%) ELK Stack
16 13 (18.31%) Terraform

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 18 (25.35%) Apache
2 14 (19.72%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.45%) nginx
4 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.23%) Confluence
6 2 (2.82%) CMS
6 2 (2.82%) Drupal
6 2 (2.82%) IIS
6 2 (2.82%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.82%) WordPress
7 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.41%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) DNS
2 14 (19.72%) VPN
3 12 (16.90%) DHCP
4 10 (14.08%) HTTP
5 9 (12.68%) BGP
5 9 (12.68%) IPsec
5 9 (12.68%) IPv6
5 9 (12.68%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
6 7 (9.86%) FTP
7 6 (8.45%) LDAP
7 6 (8.45%) SMTP
8 5 (7.04%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.23%) SSH
10 1 (1.41%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.41%) Junos
10 1 (1.41%) Modbus
10 1 (1.41%) NAS
10 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) MySQL
2 7 (9.86%) Big Data
3 4 (5.63%) Redis
4 3 (4.23%) HBase
4 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) Infinispan
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.72%) JIRA
3 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.68%) Cucumber
4 9 (12.68%) RSpec
5 4 (5.63%) Gerrit
6 3 (4.23%) Metasploit
6 3 (4.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) Qt Creator
7 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (16.90%) Marketing
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 12 (16.90%) Developer
5 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Administrator
7 7 (9.86%) Linux Scripter
7 7 (9.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.45%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Elasticsearch Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (8.45%) HTML Developer
8 6 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (7.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.99%) CSS
2 16 (22.54%) Web Services
3 14 (19.72%) ELK Stack
3 14 (19.72%) RESTful
4 13 (18.31%) HTML
4 13 (18.31%) Sensu
5 11 (15.49%) .NET
5 11 (15.49%) jQuery
5 11 (15.49%) XML
6 9 (12.68%) Backbone.js
6 9 (12.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (9.86%) Phusion Passenger
8 4 (5.63%) LAMP
9 3 (4.23%) Django
9 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.82%) Ajax
10 2 (2.82%) HTML5
10 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.41%) Middleware
11 1 (1.41%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 66 (92.96%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) CentOS
3 27 (38.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (32.39%) Windows
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
6 7 (9.86%) Debian
7 6 (8.45%) Android
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.63%) Unix
8 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.82%) Solaris
10 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.41%) Fedora
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Configuration Management
3 15 (21.13%) DevOps
4 10 (14.08%) Scrum
5 9 (12.68%) ITIL
5 9 (12.68%) Load Balancing
5 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.68%) Presales
5 9 (12.68%) Process Improvement
5 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
5 9 (12.68%) Workflow
6 7 (9.86%) ITSM
6 7 (9.86%) Service Management
7 6 (8.45%) Capacity Management
7 6 (8.45%) High Availability
7 6 (8.45%) ITIL V3
7 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.63%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Web Development
9 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) Python
2 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
3 21 (29.58%) Bash Shell
4 14 (19.72%) Java
5 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
5 13 (18.31%) Shell Script
6 11 (15.49%) C
7 10 (14.08%) C++
8 9 (12.68%) C#
8 9 (12.68%) Ruby
8 9 (12.68%) VB
8 9 (12.68%) VBScript
9 6 (8.45%) Perl
10 5 (7.04%) PHP
11 2 (2.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) Degree
4 6 (8.45%) MCSA
4 6 (8.45%) MCSD
4 6 (8.45%) MCSE
4 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.82%) CEH
5 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.04%) NFS
3 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.63%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (4.23%) Squid
6 1 (1.41%) Docker
6 1 (1.41%) KVM
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.41%) Postfix
6 1 (1.41%) qmail
6 1 (1.41%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.41%) Varnish
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (29.58%) Ansible
2 18 (25.35%) Puppet
3 14 (19.72%) Graphite
3 14 (19.72%) logstash
4 13 (18.31%) Terraform
5 9 (12.68%) Capistrano
5 9 (12.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (11.27%) Nagios
7 7 (9.86%) OVSD
8 5 (7.04%) SCOM
9 4 (5.63%) Cacti
10 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.41%) Bacula
10 1 (1.41%) cPanel
10 1 (1.41%) Grafana
10 1 (1.41%) Kibana
10 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.41%) Plesk
10 1 (1.41%) Salt
10 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.17%) Red Hat
3 9 (12.68%) VMware
4 7 (9.86%) HP
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
6 2 (2.82%) NetApp
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) CommVault
7 1 (1.41%) Dot Hill
7 1 (1.41%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.41%) Juniper
7 1 (1.41%) NetScout
7 1 (1.41%) Nexenta
7 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.41%) Symantec
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