The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
South East / Surrey
Rank 70 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.54% 0.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £419 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £38.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-53.24% +208.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
290 403 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 31.25% 34.47% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 255 136
Median daily rate £375 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £267 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Surrey region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Staines - 2 £360 -
Guildford -5 1 - - 3
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 12 (100.00%) Perl
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
2 10 (83.33%) Puppet
2 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) SMTP
3 9 (75.00%) FTP
3 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) RHCT
5 6 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (50.00%) CEH
5 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (50.00%) Metasploit
5 6 (50.00%) AWS Certification
6 5 (41.67%) C
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) VMware

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 9 (75.00%) FTP
2 9 (75.00%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) DVB
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
3 1 (8.33%) GitLab
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
1 2 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Digital TV
1 2 (16.67%) MPEG
1 2 (16.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) CentOS
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Perl
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) C
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CEH
2 6 (50.00%) RHCT
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) SaltStack