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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 225 256 230
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -26
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 38 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 0.55% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 6
Median daily rate £393 £368 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +196.87%
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
2209 2382 2293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.83% 25.31% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 1252 1125
Median daily rate £378 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 247 208
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.83 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +6.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +12 14 £375 +20.96% 4
Hampshire +12 7 £385 - 4
East Sussex +8 6 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £500 -
Kent - 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire +12 2 £400 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (46.67%) CentOS
3 33 (44.00%) Python
4 30 (40.00%) Windows
5 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
6 22 (29.33%) Red Hat
6 22 (29.33%) Bash Shell
7 21 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (28.00%) DNS
8 19 (25.33%) VMware
9 18 (24.00%) C
9 18 (24.00%) Hyper-V
10 17 (22.67%) Perl
10 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
10 17 (22.67%) Ansible
10 17 (22.67%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
12 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (20.00%) Puppet
12 15 (20.00%) C++
12 15 (20.00%) MySQL
12 15 (20.00%) DHCP
12 15 (20.00%) HTTP
12 15 (20.00%) VPN
12 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (18.67%) Configuration Management
13 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
14 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
14 13 (17.33%) HP

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 11 (14.67%) Apache
2 7 (9.33%) nginx
3 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.67%) Confluence
4 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.33%) Engine Yard
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) Heroku
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) DNS
2 15 (20.00%) DHCP
2 15 (20.00%) HTTP
2 15 (20.00%) VPN
3 10 (13.33%) BGP
3 10 (13.33%) IPsec
3 10 (13.33%) IPv6
3 10 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.00%) iSCSI
5 6 (8.00%) FTP
5 6 (8.00%) LDAP
5 6 (8.00%) SMTP
6 4 (5.33%) DVB
7 2 (2.67%) Internet
7 2 (2.67%) SSH
7 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.33%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.00%) Redis
3 5 (6.67%) HBase
4 3 (4.00%) Big Data
4 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.33%) Infinispan
6 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.67%) JIRA
4 3 (4.00%) Gerrit
4 3 (4.00%) Metasploit
4 3 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.33%) Qt Creator
5 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (16.00%) Marketing
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Administrator
3 10 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (10.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Scripter
6 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.33%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) CSS
2 12 (16.00%) XML
3 11 (14.67%) .NET
4 10 (13.33%) Web Services
5 7 (9.33%) HTML
6 5 (6.67%) Django
6 5 (6.67%) HTML5
6 5 (6.67%) LAMP
6 5 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (6.67%) REST
7 4 (5.33%) ELK Stack
7 4 (5.33%) Node.js
7 4 (5.33%) RESTful
8 3 (4.00%) Sensu
9 2 (2.67%) Ajax
9 2 (2.67%) jQuery
9 2 (2.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.33%) Java EE
10 1 (1.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 10 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.33%) Digital TV
3 4 (5.33%) MPEG
3 4 (5.33%) STB
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (46.67%) CentOS
3 30 (40.00%) Windows
4 21 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (9.33%) Debian
8 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.67%) Android
10 4 (5.33%) Unix
11 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.33%) Fedora
11 1 (1.33%) Solaris
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.67%) Configuration Management
3 13 (17.33%) ITIL
4 12 (16.00%) DevOps
5 11 (14.67%) ITSM
5 11 (14.67%) Service Management
5 11 (14.67%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (14.67%) Workflow
6 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 10 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 9 (12.00%) High Availability
7 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.00%) Presales
7 9 (12.00%) Process Improvement
8 8 (10.67%) Capacity Management
8 8 (10.67%) ITIL V3
8 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.00%) Scrum
9 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) Python
2 22 (29.33%) Bash Shell
3 18 (24.00%) C
4 17 (22.67%) Perl
5 15 (20.00%) C++
6 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
7 11 (14.67%) SQL
8 10 (13.33%) C#
8 10 (13.33%) VB
8 10 (13.33%) VBScript
9 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
10 7 (9.33%) PHP
11 6 (8.00%) Java
11 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
12 5 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.00%) Degree
4 6 (8.00%) MCSA
4 6 (8.00%) MCSD
4 6 (8.00%) MCSE
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.00%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CEH
7 2 (2.67%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Hyper-V
2 17 (22.67%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (12.00%) NFS
6 8 (10.67%) vSphere
7 6 (8.00%) Docker
8 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (5.33%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (4.00%) Squid
11 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
12 1 (1.33%) KVM
12 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.33%) Postfix
12 1 (1.33%) qmail
12 1 (1.33%) Sendmail
12 1 (1.33%) Varnish
12 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) Ansible
2 15 (20.00%) Puppet
3 11 (14.67%) OVSD
4 9 (12.00%) Nagios
4 9 (12.00%) SCOM
4 9 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (5.33%) Cacti
5 4 (5.33%) Graphite
5 4 (5.33%) logstash
5 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.00%) CFEngine
6 3 (4.00%) Terraform
7 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.33%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.33%) Plesk
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.33%) Red Hat
3 19 (25.33%) VMware
4 13 (17.33%) HP
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco
5 5 (6.67%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle
7 3 (4.00%) NetApp
8 2 (2.67%) EMC
8 2 (2.67%) Genesys
9 1 (1.33%) BMC
9 1 (1.33%) Citrix
9 1 (1.33%) CommVault
9 1 (1.33%) Dot Hill
9 1 (1.33%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) NetScout
9 1 (1.33%) Nexenta
9 1 (1.33%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.33%) Symantec
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