Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 206 220
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 +33
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 26 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 2.00% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 19
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £383 £379 £347
90th Percentile £668 £625 £540
Central London median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1,437 1,347 1,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.35% 21.53% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,128 1,065 1,244
City of London median daily rate £493 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £249 £300 £225
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 25 48
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +10.13% +25.40%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.10 £12.04
90th Percentile £27.15 £79.00 £38.75
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £18.85 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.45% +4.72% +18.03%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (69.23%) DevOps
3 17 (65.38%) Ansible
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Python
4 8 (30.77%) HTTP
4 8 (30.77%) MySQL
4 8 (30.77%) Puppet
4 8 (30.77%) Kubernetes
5 7 (26.92%) CentOS
5 7 (26.92%) SaltStack
5 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
6 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (23.08%) nginx
6 6 (23.08%) Terraform
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) Packer
7 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
7 5 (19.23%) Big Data
7 5 (19.23%) Big Data Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) Data Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) vCloud
7 5 (19.23%) Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 5 (19.23%) Ruby
7 5 (19.23%) SSL
7 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management

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 (23.08%) nginx
2 3 (11.54%) Jetty
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 18 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) GitHub
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (7.69%) Route 53
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) HTTP
2 5 (19.23%) SSL
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) ZigBee
5 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.85%) SSH
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.69%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.85%) git-flow
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (7.69%) Hystrix
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) OAuth
2 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) Dropwizard
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
1 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) CentOS
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Debian
5 3 (11.54%) Unix
6 2 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (3.85%) AIX
7 1 (3.85%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Analytics
3 5 (19.23%) Big Data Analytics
3 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Data Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) OOP
5 2 (7.69%) Open Source
5 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Data Security
6 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) Ruby
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) vCloud
2 3 (11.54%) Docker
3 2 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
3 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.85%) LXC
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) Ansible
2 8 (30.77%) Kubernetes
2 8 (30.77%) Puppet
3 6 (23.08%) Terraform
4 5 (19.23%) Packer
5 2 (7.69%) Grafana
5 2 (7.69%) HAProxy
5 2 (7.69%) Kibana
5 2 (7.69%) logstash
5 2 (7.69%) Nagios
5 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (3.85%) Marathon
6 1 (3.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
1 7 (26.92%) SaltStack
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) New Relic
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Facebook
4 1 (3.85%) Google