The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 409 446 378
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -68
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 220 202 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.09% 1.70% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 148 202
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £38.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.84% +81.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £38.50 £35.25
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 across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10521 11861 12939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.22% 21.52% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6604 6983 7657
Median daily rate £388 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 969 1114
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £42.46 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu within the UK.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England +20 212 £475 +11.76% 84
London -9 113 £485 +10.85% 35
South East +25 36 £456 +14.06% 16
West Yorkshire +43 25 £450 +12.50% 4
Leeds +41 25 £450 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire +37 25 £450 +5.88% 6
Berkshire +11 19 £475 +58.33% 6
Surrey +24 10 £419 -2.95% 3
East of England -2 10 £425 +18.05% 5
West Midlands -3 9 £350 - 9
South West +15 8 £488 - 3
North West +12 8 £300 -13.04% 8
Cambridgeshire -1 8 £425 +18.05% 2
City of London -8 8 £425 -5.55% 6
Reading +4 7 £475 +58.33% 6
East Midlands +1 7 £550 +57.14% 2
Croydon -16 6 £453 -4.73%
Bracknell +8 5 £450 +28.57%
Leicestershire +1 5 - -
Wales -3 5 £413 -2.94% 3
Shropshire - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 £531 -
Guildford -1 4 £425 +6.25% 1
South Wales - 4 £413 - 3
Hampshire +15 3 £438 +40.00% 2
Birmingham -3 3 £300 -14.28% 1
Cardiff - 3 £413 - 1
Manchester - 3 £300 - 5
Lincolnshire - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 472 (99.58%) Linux
2 293 (61.81%) DevOps
3 267 (56.33%) CentOS
4 211 (44.51%) Python
5 200 (42.19%) Puppet
6 165 (34.81%) Jenkins
7 163 (34.39%) Red Hat
8 155 (32.70%) VMware
9 152 (32.07%) Git (software)
10 150 (31.65%) Amazon AWS
11 147 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
12 138 (29.11%) Bash Shell
13 131 (27.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 129 (27.22%) Docker
15 122 (25.74%) Ansible
15 122 (25.74%) Windows
16 107 (22.57%) Apache
17 105 (22.15%) Java
18 104 (21.94%) PostgreSQL
19 103 (21.73%) MySQL
19 103 (21.73%) VMware Infrastructure
20 101 (21.31%) Perl
21 97 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
21 97 (20.46%) Ruby
22 95 (20.04%) Opscode Chef
23 93 (19.62%) Configuration Management
24 82 (17.30%) Scrum
24 82 (17.30%) Security Cleared
25 75 (15.82%) DNS
26 66 (13.92%) SC Cleared

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 107 (22.57%) Apache
2 64 (13.50%) Tomcat
3 63 (13.29%) nginx
4 55 (11.60%) OpenStack
5 51 (10.76%) Confluence
6 34 (7.17%) Jetty
7 32 (6.75%) WildFly
8 27 (5.70%) Mule ESB
9 19 (4.01%) JBoss
10 16 (3.38%) IIS
11 11 (2.32%) WebSphere
12 10 (2.11%) SAS
13 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.63%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.63%) MediaWiki
14 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.42%) CMS
15 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 150 (31.65%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (10.13%) GitHub
3 45 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (4.43%) Amazon S3
6 17 (3.59%) PaaS
7 16 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (2.95%) Route 53
9 13 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (2.11%) DigitalOcean
11 10 (2.11%) G Suite
12 8 (1.69%) IaaS
13 7 (1.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.84%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 75 (15.82%) DNS
2 62 (13.08%) Firewall
3 60 (12.66%) VPN
4 59 (12.45%) LDAP
5 53 (11.18%) TCP/IP
6 37 (7.81%) SMTP
7 35 (7.38%) SAN
8 29 (6.12%) Reverse Proxy
9 26 (5.49%) HTTP
9 26 (5.49%) SSL
10 22 (4.64%) DHCP
11 21 (4.43%) DMZ
12 20 (4.22%) iSCSI
13 19 (4.01%) SNMP
14 17 (3.59%) LAN
14 17 (3.59%) WAN
15 15 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (2.74%) VLAN
17 10 (2.11%) FTP
17 10 (2.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (21.94%) PostgreSQL
2 103 (21.73%) MySQL
3 42 (8.86%) NoSQL
4 33 (6.96%) MongoDB
5 25 (5.27%) SQL Server
6 18 (3.80%) Big Data
7 16 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 16 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (3.16%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.95%) Redis
10 13 (2.74%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.27%) CloverETL
11 6 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.84%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.63%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.42%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 165 (34.81%) Jenkins
2 152 (32.07%) Git (software)
3 53 (11.18%) JIRA
4 40 (8.44%) Vagrant
5 35 (7.38%) Gerrit
6 33 (6.96%) GitLab
6 33 (6.96%) Mercurial
7 20 (4.22%) Hudson
7 20 (4.22%) Maven
8 19 (4.01%) JIRA Agile
9 15 (3.16%) Bitbucket
10 10 (2.11%) Artifactory
10 10 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (2.11%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.90%) Bundler
12 8 (1.69%) Subversion
13 6 (1.27%) Metasploit
13 6 (1.27%) SonarQube
14 5 (1.05%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.05%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (3.59%) Finance
2 15 (3.16%) Publishing
3 14 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.74%) Back Office
5 5 (1.05%) Games
5 5 (1.05%) Retail
6 4 (0.84%) Banking
7 3 (0.63%) Advertising
7 3 (0.63%) Electronics
7 3 (0.63%) Marketing
8 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 180 (37.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 93 (19.62%) Linux Engineer
3 76 (16.03%) Administrator
4 61 (12.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 54 (11.39%) Systems Administrator
6 52 (10.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 51 (10.76%) Linux Administrator
8 49 (10.34%) Developer
9 44 (9.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 43 (9.07%) AWS DevOps
10 43 (9.07%) AWS Engineer
11 33 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 29 (6.12%) Senior DevOps
13 26 (5.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 23 (4.85%) Java Developer
15 16 (3.38%) Consultant
16 15 (3.16%) Analyst
16 15 (3.16%) DevOps Administrator
17 12 (2.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 12 (2.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.29%) LAMP
2 44 (9.28%) RabbitMQ
3 39 (8.23%) LAPP Stack
4 38 (8.02%) LEMP Stack
5 37 (7.81%) Web Services
6 34 (7.17%) HTML
7 33 (6.96%) XML
8 31 (6.54%) CSS
9 29 (6.12%) Node.js
10 25 (5.27%) REST
11 16 (3.38%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.53%) MCollective
13 11 (2.32%) JSON
14 9 (1.90%) SOAP
15 8 (1.69%) HTML5
15 8 (1.69%) Java EE
16 7 (1.48%) Django
16 7 (1.48%) jQuery
17 6 (1.27%) libvirt
17 6 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.54%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.91%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.43%) Public Cloud
4 17 (3.59%) Private Cloud
5 14 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.53%) Clustering
7 11 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.90%) NHS
9 7 (1.48%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.48%) User Experience
10 6 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.27%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.27%) PKI
11 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.05%) Wiki
12 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.84%) Fintech
12 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 472 (99.58%) Linux
2 267 (56.33%) CentOS
3 131 (27.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 122 (25.74%) Windows
5 58 (12.24%) Debian
6 51 (10.76%) Unix
7 36 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (7.38%) Windows Server
9 24 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (4.01%) Mac OS X
11 17 (3.59%) Windows 8
12 16 (3.38%) SUSE
13 15 (3.16%) Windows 10
14 13 (2.74%) Android
15 12 (2.53%) Windows 7
16 11 (2.32%) Apple iOS
16 11 (2.32%) Fedora
16 11 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (1.69%) Solaris
18 6 (1.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (61.81%) DevOps
2 147 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (19.62%) Configuration Management
5 82 (17.30%) Scrum
6 61 (12.87%) Open Source
7 54 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 42 (8.86%) Load Balancing
9 29 (6.12%) Workflow
10 24 (5.06%) Change Management
10 24 (5.06%) ITIL
11 23 (4.85%) Automated Testing
11 23 (4.85%) Web Operations
12 21 (4.43%) SDLC
13 20 (4.22%) Analytics
13 20 (4.22%) Infrastructure Management
14 19 (4.01%) Process Management
14 19 (4.01%) Software Engineering
15 16 (3.38%) Web Development
16 15 (3.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 211 (44.51%) Python
2 138 (29.11%) Bash Shell
3 105 (22.15%) Java
4 101 (21.31%) Perl
5 97 (20.46%) Ruby
6 49 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 49 (10.34%) PHP
7 28 (5.91%) PowerShell
7 28 (5.91%) SQL
8 26 (5.49%) Shell Script
9 23 (4.85%) Groovy
10 17 (3.59%) C
11 13 (2.74%) C++
12 11 (2.32%) Go
13 8 (1.69%) C#
13 8 (1.69%) Scala
14 7 (1.48%) Korn
15 3 (0.63%) C-shell
15 3 (0.63%) Haskell
16 2 (0.42%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 82 (17.30%) Security Cleared
2 66 (13.92%) SC Cleared
3 44 (9.28%) Degree
4 21 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.01%) CCNP
6 14 (2.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.53%) MCSE
9 11 (2.32%) CCNA
9 11 (2.32%) RHCE
10 9 (1.90%) MCSA
10 9 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.69%) RHCSA
12 7 (1.48%) AWS Certification
12 7 (1.48%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.27%) CEH
13 6 (1.27%) RHCA
13 6 (1.27%) RHCT
14 4 (0.84%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.22%) QA
2 9 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (27.22%) Docker
2 103 (21.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (10.76%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (8.65%) Active Directory
5 40 (8.44%) Xen
6 22 (4.64%) vSphere
7 21 (4.43%) iptables
8 16 (3.38%) KVM
9 12 (2.53%) NFS
10 10 (2.11%) Postfix
10 10 (2.11%) VMware Server
11 9 (1.90%) BitLocker
11 9 (1.90%) vCloud
11 9 (1.90%) VirtualBox
11 9 (1.90%) XenApp
11 9 (1.90%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.90%) XenServer
12 8 (1.69%) Squid
12 8 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (1.48%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 200 (42.19%) Puppet
2 122 (25.74%) Ansible
3 95 (20.04%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (11.18%) ZABBIX
5 52 (10.97%) HAProxy
6 35 (7.38%) Nagios
7 31 (6.54%) Kibana
7 31 (6.54%) Terraform
8 29 (6.12%) logstash
9 19 (4.01%) Salt
10 17 (3.59%) Kubernetes
11 15 (3.16%) Grafana
11 15 (3.16%) SCCM
12 13 (2.74%) WSUS
13 10 (2.11%) Consul
13 10 (2.11%) Pingdom
14 9 (1.90%) CFEngine
15 8 (1.69%) Cacti
16 7 (1.48%) SELinux
17 6 (1.27%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 163 (34.39%) Red Hat
2 155 (32.70%) VMware
3 44 (9.28%) Microsoft
4 43 (9.07%) Atlassian
5 36 (7.59%) Splunk
6 31 (6.54%) Cisco
7 26 (5.49%) Google
8 22 (4.64%) Dell
9 17 (3.59%) HP
10 14 (2.95%) Citrix
11 12 (2.53%) AppDynamics
11 12 (2.53%) Juniper
11 12 (2.53%) Rackspace
11 12 (2.53%) SaltStack
12 11 (2.32%) Apple
12 11 (2.32%) EMC
12 11 (2.32%) PagerDuty
13 9 (1.90%) Oracle
13 9 (1.90%) Symantec
14 8 (1.69%) ServiceNow
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Didcot, Oxfordshire
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West London
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Posted: Yesterday
Cramlington, Northumberland
printed.com
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Excellent
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Central London / West End
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Rate: Up to £510 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
GridCell
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day (Depending on experience)
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