Period
to 27 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 27 January 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 236 231
Rank change year-on-year +58 -5 -22
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 16 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 0.97% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 24
City of London median daily rate £563 £471 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.55% -14.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £354 £381 £393
90th Percentile £600 £538 £664
Central London median daily rate £563 £433 £525
% change year-on-year +29.91% -17.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 835 1,335 1,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.15% 19.83% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 1,008 1,145
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -4.52% +8.15%
10th Percentile £147 £145 £254
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 52
City of London median hourly rate £17.83 £18.70 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +22.62% -29.89%
10th Percentile £12.36 £13.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.70 £25.50 £25.55
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.73 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.13% +10.15% -10.53%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the City of London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the City of London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the City of London

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Puppet
3 9 (56.25%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) Terraform
5 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
6 4 (25.00%) Azure
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (25.00%) Ansible
6 4 (25.00%) Docker
6 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) Consul
7 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) JIRA
7 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
8 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 2 (12.50%) Node.js

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (12.50%) GCP
3 1 (6.25%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) RSpec
4 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) Spinnaker
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
1 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
3 2 (12.50%) Debian
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) PHP 4
6 1 (6.25%) PHP 5
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) KVM
3 2 (12.50%) Xen
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Terraform
3 4 (25.00%) Ansible
3 4 (25.00%) Consul
3 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (12.50%) Packer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
6 1 (6.25%) Grafana
6 1 (6.25%) Icinga
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (6.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) OneLogin
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) Thycotic