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 23 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
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 228 245 234
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 42 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 0.80% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 8
Median daily rate £400 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £350 £238
% change year-on-year
+19.64% +47.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +181.25%
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 2386 2330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.14% 25.03% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1226 1148
Median daily rate £385 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 229 230
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +3.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.61%

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 23 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 23 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 +13 14 £375 +7.14% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £500 +21.95%
East Sussex +6 7 £400 +8.10%
Surrey - 6 £425 - 1
Kent - 4 £450 -
Oxfordshire +7 2 £275 - 4
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (49.33%) CentOS
3 33 (44.00%) Python
4 31 (41.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (37.33%) Windows
5 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
6 25 (33.33%) Ansible
7 24 (32.00%) Bash Shell
8 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
8 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
9 21 (28.00%) Configuration Management
10 20 (26.67%) DNS
11 19 (25.33%) CSS
11 19 (25.33%) Puppet
12 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
12 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
12 17 (22.67%) Apache
13 16 (21.33%) Web Services
13 16 (21.33%) MySQL
13 16 (21.33%) DevOps
14 15 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (20.00%) VPN
15 14 (18.67%) DHCP
15 14 (18.67%) Java
15 14 (18.67%) RESTful
15 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
15 14 (18.67%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (18.67%) logstash

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 17 (22.67%) Apache
2 14 (18.67%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (10.67%) nginx
4 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.00%) Confluence
6 2 (2.67%) CMS
6 2 (2.67%) Drupal
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
6 2 (2.67%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.67%) WordPress
7 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.33%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) DNS
2 15 (20.00%) VPN
3 14 (18.67%) DHCP
4 11 (14.67%) HTTP
5 10 (13.33%) BGP
5 10 (13.33%) IPsec
5 10 (13.33%) IPv6
5 10 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.00%) iSCSI
7 7 (9.33%) FTP
7 7 (9.33%) LDAP
8 6 (8.00%) SMTP
9 3 (4.00%) SSH
10 1 (1.33%) Modbus
10 1 (1.33%) NAS
10 1 (1.33%) SAN
10 1 (1.33%) SSL
10 1 (1.33%) VoIP
10 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) MySQL
2 7 (9.33%) Big Data
3 4 (5.33%) Redis
4 3 (4.00%) HBase
4 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) Infinispan
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.67%) JIRA
4 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.67%) RSpec
5 4 (5.33%) Gerrit
6 3 (4.00%) Metasploit
6 3 (4.00%) Subversion
7 1 (1.33%) Qt Creator
7 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (16.00%) Marketing
2 3 (4.00%) Banking
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (18.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 14 (18.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Administrator
7 8 (10.67%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (9.33%) Linux Scripter
8 7 (9.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Consultant
9 6 (8.00%) Elasticsearch Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) CSS
2 16 (21.33%) Web Services
3 14 (18.67%) ELK Stack
3 14 (18.67%) RESTful
4 13 (17.33%) Sensu
5 12 (16.00%) .NET
5 12 (16.00%) XML
6 9 (12.00%) HTML
7 7 (9.33%) jQuery
8 5 (6.67%) Backbone.js
8 5 (6.67%) LAMP
8 5 (6.67%) Phusion Passenger
8 5 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (4.00%) Django
9 3 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.67%) Ajax
10 2 (2.67%) HTML5
10 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.33%) Play Framework
11 1 (1.33%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (49.33%) CentOS
3 31 (41.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (37.33%) Windows
5 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.67%) Debian
6 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.00%) Android
7 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.00%) Unix
9 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.33%) Fedora
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (21.33%) DevOps
4 13 (17.33%) ITIL
5 11 (14.67%) ITSM
5 11 (14.67%) Service Management
6 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 10 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Workflow
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%) Scrum
10 5 (6.67%) Time Management
11 4 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (5.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) Python
2 24 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.67%) Java
4 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
5 13 (17.33%) Shell Script
6 12 (16.00%) C
7 11 (14.67%) C++
8 10 (13.33%) C#
8 10 (13.33%) VB
8 10 (13.33%) VBScript
9 7 (9.33%) Perl
10 6 (8.00%) PHP
11 5 (6.67%) Ruby
12 2 (2.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) 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 2 (2.67%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.67%) CEH
6 2 (2.67%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.00%) NFS
4 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.33%) SpamAssassin
7 3 (4.00%) Squid
8 1 (1.33%) Docker
8 1 (1.33%) KVM
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.33%) Postfix
8 1 (1.33%) qmail
8 1 (1.33%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.33%) Varnish
8 1 (1.33%) vSphere
8 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (33.33%) Ansible
2 19 (25.33%) Puppet
3 14 (18.67%) Graphite
3 14 (18.67%) logstash
4 13 (17.33%) Terraform
5 11 (14.67%) OVSD
6 9 (12.00%) SCOM
6 9 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (10.67%) Nagios
8 5 (6.67%) Capistrano
9 4 (5.33%) Cacti
10 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.33%) Kibana
10 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.33%) Plesk
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.33%) Salt
10 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (14.67%) HP
3 11 (14.67%) VMware
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco
4 3 (4.00%) NetApp
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) CommVault
6 1 (1.33%) Dot Hill
6 1 (1.33%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) NetScout
6 1 (1.33%) Nexenta
6 1 (1.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.33%) Symantec
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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