Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 169 239 227
Rank change year-on-year +70 -12 -6
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 12 10 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.64% 0.75% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 26
Median daily rate £500 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -11.63% +7.50%
10th Percentile £338 £381 £413
90th Percentile £605 £725 £656
Central London median daily rate £575 £400 £525
% change year-on-year +43.75% -23.81% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 731 1,339 1,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.00% 19.78% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 992 1,171
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £150 £156 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £495
% change year-on-year -5.26% -4.04% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 50
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £18.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +3.22% +4.48%
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £33.70 £23.88
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -6.50% +6.95% +10.00%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Terraform
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Ansible
4 3 (25.00%) Packer
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (16.67%) Confluence
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 2 (16.67%) Docker
5 2 (16.67%) GCP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Consul
5 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
5 2 (16.67%) Azure
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA

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 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Azure
1 2 (16.67%) GCP
2 1 (8.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (8.33%) RSpec
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 2 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Strategic Roadmap
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Terraform
3 3 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (25.00%) Packer
4 2 (16.67%) Consul
4 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (8.33%) Icinga
5 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) OneLogin
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) Thycotic