Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 239 228 212
Rank change year-on-year -11 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 13 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.97% 1.80% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 22
City of London median daily rate £471 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.45% +10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £381 £393 £376
90th Percentile £538 £664 £625
Central London median daily rate £433 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -17.52% +5.00% +5.26%
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 1,347 1,446 1,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.72% 20.28% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,016 1,144 1,058
City of London median daily rate £475 £493 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +8.78% +0.61%
10th Percentile £145 £248 £304
90th Percentile £638 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 53 25
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% -31.03% +11.54%
10th Percentile £13.80 £11.25 £13.10
90th Percentile £25.50 £25.35 £79.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £18.85
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.81% +4.72%

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 23 January 2019.

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

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £500 -
Ubuntu
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) Nagios
3 7 (53.85%) Docker
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Google
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) CentOS
5 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) GitHub
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) Grafana
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) Prometheus
6 4 (30.77%) Go
6 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (30.77%) Ansible
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) Puppet
6 4 (30.77%) XenApp

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 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (38.46%) GitHub
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (15.38%) Datadog
3 2 (15.38%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) VSAN
2 1 (7.69%) AMQP
2 1 (7.69%) BGP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) IPFIX
2 1 (7.69%) Junos
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) MQTT
2 1 (7.69%) MRTG
2 1 (7.69%) OSPF
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) TACACS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Redis
3 2 (15.38%) Aerospike
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (15.38%) Couchbase
3 2 (15.38%) Hazelcast
4 1 (7.69%) MS Access
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
3 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 2 (15.38%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) Gatling
4 1 (7.69%) Grunt
4 1 (7.69%) gulp
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (7.69%) Robot Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Database Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Kafka
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
2 2 (15.38%) Vert.x
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) J2SE
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
1 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Debian
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Task Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Go
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) Haskell
5 1 (7.69%) R
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) XenServer
5 1 (7.69%) KVM
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Nagios
2 5 (38.46%) Grafana
3 4 (30.77%) Ansible
3 4 (30.77%) Prometheus
3 4 (30.77%) Puppet
4 3 (23.08%) Icinga
4 3 (23.08%) Kibana
4 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
5 2 (15.38%) Consul
5 2 (15.38%) HP SIM
5 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (7.69%) Cacti
6 1 (7.69%) collectd
6 1 (7.69%) Graphite
6 1 (7.69%) logstash
6 1 (7.69%) Netcool
6 1 (7.69%) OpenNMS
6 1 (7.69%) Salt
6 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Google
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Splunk
5 2 (15.38%) AppDynamics
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Micro Focus
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) New Relic
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Adobe
6 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.69%) Huawei
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) webMethods