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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 228 259 247
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 41 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.88% 0.52% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £545 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £47.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-43.68% +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
2185 2328 2187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.63% 24.34% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1255 1064
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 237 205
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 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 25 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 +13 15 £375 +7.14% 3
Hampshire +7 8 £385 - 4
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £500 - 2
East Sussex +11 4 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Surrey -3 1 £500 +17.64% 3
Kent - 1 £475 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (44.87%) CentOS
3 31 (39.74%) Windows
4 29 (37.18%) Python
5 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
6 25 (32.05%) Red Hat
7 23 (29.49%) VMware
8 22 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (25.64%) Bash Shell
9 20 (25.64%) DNS
9 20 (25.64%) Perl
10 19 (24.36%) Puppet
10 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (23.08%) Hyper-V
11 18 (23.08%) C
11 18 (23.08%) C++
12 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
12 17 (21.79%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
13 16 (20.51%) MySQL
14 15 (19.23%) HTTP
14 15 (19.23%) VPN
15 14 (17.95%) DHCP
15 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (17.95%) PowerShell
15 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
16 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 13 (16.67%) Configuration Management
16 13 (16.67%) HP
16 13 (16.67%) C#

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 (14.10%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) nginx
3 5 (6.41%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.28%) Engine Yard
3 1 (1.28%) GitHub
3 1 (1.28%) Heroku
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) DNS
2 15 (19.23%) HTTP
2 15 (19.23%) VPN
3 14 (17.95%) DHCP
4 11 (14.10%) IPv6
5 10 (12.82%) BGP
5 10 (12.82%) IPsec
5 10 (12.82%) Software-Defined Networking
5 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
6 9 (11.54%) iSCSI
7 6 (7.69%) SMTP
8 5 (6.41%) FTP
9 4 (5.13%) DVB
9 4 (5.13%) LDAP
10 3 (3.85%) Internet
11 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.28%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.28%) Modbus
12 1 (1.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) MySQL
2 7 (8.97%) Redis
3 6 (7.69%) HBase
3 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.28%) DB2
7 1 (1.28%) Infinispan
7 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.13%) Subversion
4 3 (3.85%) Metasploit
5 2 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.28%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.28%) Qt Creator
6 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (15.38%) Marketing
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (11.54%) Administrator
4 8 (10.26%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (10.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Developer
5 7 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) CSS
1 12 (15.38%) XML
2 11 (14.10%) Web Services
3 10 (12.82%) .NET
4 6 (7.69%) Django
4 6 (7.69%) HTML
4 6 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (7.69%) REST
5 5 (6.41%) LAMP
6 4 (5.13%) HTML5
6 4 (5.13%) Node.js
7 2 (2.56%) Ajax
7 2 (2.56%) jQuery
7 2 (2.56%) JSON
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.28%) Java EE
8 1 (1.28%) MCollective
8 1 (1.28%) Middleware
8 1 (1.28%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Public Cloud
2 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.13%) Digital TV
4 4 (5.13%) MPEG
4 4 (5.13%) STB
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.56%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.56%) Handset
6 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (44.87%) CentOS
3 31 (39.74%) Windows
4 22 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.26%) Debian
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.41%) Unix
9 2 (2.56%) Android
9 2 (2.56%) Fedora
10 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Solaris
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 13 (16.67%) DevOps
2 13 (16.67%) ITIL
3 11 (14.10%) ITSM
3 11 (14.10%) Service Management
3 11 (14.10%) Virtual Environments
3 11 (14.10%) Workflow
4 10 (12.82%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
5 9 (11.54%) High Availability
5 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 9 (11.54%) Presales
5 9 (11.54%) Process Improvement
6 8 (10.26%) Capacity Management
6 8 (10.26%) ITIL V3
6 8 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) Python
2 20 (25.64%) Bash Shell
2 20 (25.64%) Perl
3 18 (23.08%) C
3 18 (23.08%) C++
4 14 (17.95%) PowerShell
5 13 (16.67%) C#
6 11 (14.10%) SQL
7 10 (12.82%) VB
7 10 (12.82%) VBScript
8 6 (7.69%) PHP
8 6 (7.69%) Ruby
9 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.38%) Degree
4 6 (7.69%) MCSA
4 6 (7.69%) MCSD
4 6 (7.69%) MCSE
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.56%) CEH
7 2 (2.56%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 17 (21.79%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
5 9 (11.54%) NFS
6 8 (10.26%) vSphere
7 7 (8.97%) Docker
8 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (5.13%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (3.85%) Squid
11 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
12 1 (1.28%) KVM
12 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.28%) Postfix
12 1 (1.28%) qmail
12 1 (1.28%) Sendmail
12 1 (1.28%) Varnish
12 1 (1.28%) vCloud
12 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (24.36%) Puppet
2 12 (15.38%) Ansible
3 11 (14.10%) OVSD
4 9 (11.54%) Nagios
4 9 (11.54%) SCOM
4 9 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (7.69%) CFEngine
7 4 (5.13%) Cacti
8 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.28%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.28%) logstash
9 1 (1.28%) Plesk
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.28%) SELinux
9 1 (1.28%) yum
9 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.05%) Red Hat
3 23 (29.49%) VMware
4 13 (16.67%) HP
5 5 (6.41%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco
7 3 (3.85%) NetApp
8 2 (2.56%) EMC
8 2 (2.56%) Genesys
9 1 (1.28%) BMC
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix
9 1 (1.28%) CommVault
9 1 (1.28%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.28%) IBM
9 1 (1.28%) NetScout
9 1 (1.28%) Nexenta
9 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.28%) Veeam
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago