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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 182 164 136
Rank change year-on-year -18 -28 +101
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 15 4 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 1.08% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
10th Percentile £275 £445 £374
25th Percentile £350 £475 £391
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £425
Median % change year-on-year - +29.41% -22.73%
75th Percentile £601 £613 £441
90th Percentile £693 £635 £450
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £425
% change year-on-year - +29.41% -19.05%

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 569 370 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.12% 11.58% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 286 350
10th Percentile £187 £232 £185
25th Percentile £320 £406 £321
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +1.75% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £638 £550
90th Percentile £716 £700 £639
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.73 £14.23
25th Percentile £14.81 £13.88 £16.54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +19.30% -23.80% -10.95%
75th Percentile £38.88 £19.00 £24.79
90th Percentile £87.00 £21.40 £32.45
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £18.85
% change year-on-year +23.57% -14.14% -10.24%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the City of London

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ubuntu in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the City of London

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 11 (73.33%) AWS
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (60.00%) Azure
5 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (53.33%) Python
5 8 (53.33%) Perl
5 8 (53.33%) Debian
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) C#
6 7 (46.67%) Java
6 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (46.67%) DevOps
6 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
7 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
7 6 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (40.00%) Ansible
7 6 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (40.00%) SAP HANA
7 6 (40.00%) ArchiMate
7 6 (40.00%) Cloudera
7 6 (40.00%) Kafka
7 6 (40.00%) Apache Pig
7 6 (40.00%) Go
7 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (40.00%) CentOS
7 6 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (40.00%) Amazon S3

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 6 (40.00%) Apache Pig
1 6 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) AWS
2 9 (60.00%) Azure
3 6 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Azure AKS
3 6 (40.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 6 (40.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 6 (40.00%) Azure Functions
3 6 (40.00%) Azure Storage
3 6 (40.00%) Serverless
4 2 (13.33%) SaaS
5 1 (6.67%) GCP
5 1 (6.67%) GitHub
5 1 (6.67%) IaaS
5 1 (6.67%) Nutanix
5 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (40.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 6 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 6 (40.00%) Data Lake
1 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (40.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) GitLab
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.67%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (6.67%) Serena SBM
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.67%) International Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Salesforce Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Salesforce Solution Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Kafka
2 5 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) OAuth
4 1 (6.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) Legacy Applications
2 1 (6.67%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Debian
5 6 (40.00%) CentOS
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) HPUX
7 3 (20.00%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (6.67%) Solaris
8 1 (6.67%) SUSE
8 1 (6.67%) Unix
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) ArchiMate
2 6 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (33.33%) Strategic Roadmap
4 4 (26.67%) Agile
5 3 (20.00%) CI/CD
5 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1 (6.67%) Application Security
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Privileged Access Management
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Perl
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Go
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Bash
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) GIAC
2 1 (6.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) Docker
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas File System
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 3 (20.00%) Terraform
4 3 (20.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (6.67%) Control-M
5 1 (6.67%) Icinga
5 1 (6.67%) Packer
5 1 (6.67%) QRadar
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (6.67%) SCCM
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) BiZZdesign
2 6 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 6 (40.00%) MuleSoft
2 6 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (40.00%) SAP
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) BMC
6 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
6 1 (6.67%) Qualys
6 1 (6.67%) Serena
6 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.67%) Splunk