Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 215 210
Rank change year-on-year +93 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 19 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.30% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 1.57% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 41
Median daily rate £631 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.74% +4.55% +4.76%
Central London median daily rate £631 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +20.19% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £32.00

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 322 1,213 1,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.34% 19.38% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 944 1,087
Median daily rate £474 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.26% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £213 £167 £182
90th Percentile £638 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 34 74
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.67 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +10.51% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20.50 £12.04 £14.00
90th Percentile £35.10 £44.80 £25.05
Median hourly rate £21.25 £20.25 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.94% +8.29% +3.89%

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
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 19 September 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) OSSEC
1 1 (100.00%) logstash

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) logstash
1 1 (100.00%) OSSEC