Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ubuntu Linux
London > Central London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 274 251
Rank change year-on-year +60 -23 -14
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 36 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.50% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 1.27% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 27
Central London median daily rate £575 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £388 £413
90th Percentile £671 £575 £630
London median daily rate £538 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +7.50% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 - -
London median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £90.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% -69.44% +462.50%

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,326 1,896 1,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.57% 20.36% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,021 1,423 1,353
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £163 £153 £210
90th Percentile £625 £625 £673
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 83 61
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.09% +10.00% -8.48%
10th Percentile £12.95 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.33 £25.50 £30.00
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% +3.32%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Central London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Central London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Central London over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Central London

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in Central London

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Central London region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +52 24 £575 +9.52% 8
West End of London +28 2 £400 -
City of Westminster +2 2 £400 -
Ubuntu
London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Puppet
3 18 (50.00%) DevOps
4 16 (44.44%) Python
5 15 (41.67%) Ruby
6 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
6 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (38.89%) Azure
7 12 (33.33%) Terraform
7 12 (33.33%) Java
8 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
8 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
8 11 (30.56%) Debian
8 11 (30.56%) Ansible
9 10 (27.78%) OpenStack
9 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 10 (27.78%) Node.js
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 9 (25.00%) Consul
11 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (19.44%) CentOS
11 7 (19.44%) VMware
11 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (19.44%) JIRA
11 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
11 7 (19.44%) Mac OS X
11 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
12 6 (16.67%) Firewall
12 6 (16.67%) Adobe

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 10 (27.78%) OpenStack
2 6 (16.67%) Confluence
3 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.56%) Jetty
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Azure
2 4 (11.11%) AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.33%) GCP
3 3 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) SSH
3 3 (8.33%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) RS-485
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) JIRA
3 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.11%) Maven
5 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
5 3 (8.33%) SonarQube
5 3 (8.33%) Subversion
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
6 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
6 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.56%) FishEye
6 2 (5.56%) Gradle
6 2 (5.56%) Hudson
6 2 (5.56%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.56%) Poseidon for UML
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium
6 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (5.56%) HTML Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 2 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Node.js
2 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) HTML5
3 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Camel
4 2 (5.56%) GWT
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) JMS
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) Play Framework
4 2 (5.56%) React
4 2 (5.56%) STL
4 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Derivative
1 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (30.56%) Debian
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (19.44%) CentOS
6 7 (19.44%) Mac OS X
7 6 (16.67%) openSUSE
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.56%) Android
9 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.78%) CoreOS
10 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
2 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (16.67%) Information Security
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) OWASP
3 6 (16.67%) SABSA
3 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Data Science
7 2 (5.56%) JVM Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Kanban
7 2 (5.56%) MVC
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Python
2 15 (41.67%) Ruby
3 12 (33.33%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.11%) C++
6 4 (11.11%) PHP
7 3 (8.33%) Perl
7 3 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (5.56%) Clojure
8 2 (5.56%) ClojureScript
8 2 (5.56%) Groovy
8 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.56%) Scala
8 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.56%) VBA
9 1 (2.78%) Go
9 1 (2.78%) PHP 4
9 1 (2.78%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.67%) COBIT
2 6 (16.67%) NIST
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) KVM
3 2 (5.56%) Xen
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) Puppet
2 12 (33.33%) Terraform
3 11 (30.56%) Ansible
4 9 (25.00%) Consul
5 6 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 6 (16.67%) Nessus
6 5 (13.89%) HP Fortify
7 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (8.33%) FortiGate
8 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (8.33%) Salt
9 2 (5.56%) Packer
10 1 (2.78%) Grafana
10 1 (2.78%) Icinga
10 1 (2.78%) Prometheus
10 1 (2.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
1 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) Adobe
3 5 (13.89%) F5
3 5 (13.89%) Qualys
3 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.89%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 3 (8.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (5.56%) Hortonworks
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) Sybase
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) Google
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper
7 1 (2.78%) Meraki
7 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.78%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.78%) Thycotic