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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 240 223 249
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 6 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.19% 0.030%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.80% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
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£325 £450 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +59.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £304 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £460 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £21.00
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
2245 2131 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.22% 24.37% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1068 923
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 234 249
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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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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 -4 2 £475 +5.55% 3
Surrey - 2 - -
East Sussex -14 1 £250 +13.63%
Kent - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 - 1
Berkshire - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Apache
3 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
3 13 (54.17%) CentOS
4 12 (50.00%) VMware
5 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (45.83%) NFS
5 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
5 11 (45.83%) iSCSI
5 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
5 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (37.50%) Squid
6 9 (37.50%) Postfix
6 9 (37.50%) Sendmail
6 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 9 (37.50%) LDAP
6 9 (37.50%) LAMP
7 8 (33.33%) MySQL
7 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 7 (29.17%) HP
8 7 (29.17%) NetApp
9 6 (25.00%) Ruby
9 6 (25.00%) jQuery
10 5 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) Subversion
10 5 (20.83%) HTML
10 5 (20.83%) CSS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) iSCSI
2 9 (37.50%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) Hudson
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Gerrit
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
1 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Linux Support
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Build Manager
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) LAMP
2 6 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 3 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 1 (4.17%) Sass
6 1 (4.17%) LESS
6 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) JSP
6 1 (4.17%) .NET
6 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.17%) WCF
6 1 (4.17%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Web 2.0
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) CentOS
3 4 (16.67%) Debian
4 3 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) TDD
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.17%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) NFS
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Squid
2 9 (37.50%) Postfix
2 9 (37.50%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.17%) Cacti
3 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
3 1 (4.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) HP
3 7 (29.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
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