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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 240 223 228
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 10 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.22% 0.012%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.89% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.62% -
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
2317 2241 1886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.06% 24.96% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1097 912
Average daily rate £365 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 209 241
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 June 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
East Sussex - 4 - - 4
Berkshire - 3 £350 - 2
Hampshire -3 1 - - 9
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 24 (82.76%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) CentOS
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
4 10 (34.48%) HP
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) NetApp
4 10 (34.48%) NFS
4 10 (34.48%) VMware
5 9 (31.03%) Python
5 9 (31.03%) UNIX
5 9 (31.03%) Perl
6 8 (27.59%) MySQL
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
8 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
8 6 (20.69%) BIG-IP
8 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (20.69%) SUSE
8 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.69%) F5
8 6 (20.69%) Change Control
8 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (17.24%) Confluence
9 5 (17.24%) PaaS
9 5 (17.24%) WAN

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 5 (17.24%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) nginx
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) BIG-IP
1 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) OSPF
4 2 (6.90%) BGP
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) IPv6
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Gerrit
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Support
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Drools
2 1 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.45%) POSIX
2 1 (3.45%) CGI
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Wiki
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) CentOS
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) UNIX
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.69%) SUSE
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.90%) HPUX
9 2 (6.90%) Debian
9 2 (6.90%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Change Control
1 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITSM
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Database Theory
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database Theory
6 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Perl
1 9 (31.03%) Python
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.79%) VBScript
5 3 (10.34%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) Korn
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) NFS
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.34%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.45%) Snort
6 1 (3.45%) Samba
6 1 (3.45%) Postfix
6 1 (3.45%) XenServer
6 1 (3.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) OVSD
2 3 (10.34%) Hyperic
2 3 (10.34%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) cPanel
3 2 (6.90%) Webmin
3 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 2 (6.90%) Plesk
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
2 10 (34.48%) HP
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) NetApp
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) F5
5 4 (13.79%) Sun
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) Splunk
6 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.45%) Coverity
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.45%) BT
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