Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 229 220
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +25
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 21 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 1.54% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 26
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £429 £410 £425
90th Percentile £575 £626 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +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 1,468 1,429 1,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.80% 20.15% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,120 1,129 1,100
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £156 £225 £275
90th Percentile £638 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 48 29
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.73% -17.11% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.21 £26.28 £36.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -2.78%

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 20 November 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

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 20 November 2018. 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 20 November 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Python
2 15 (71.43%) Nagios
2 15 (71.43%) Docker
3 14 (66.67%) DevOps
4 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) Google
4 13 (61.90%) CentOS
4 13 (61.90%) GitHub
4 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
5 12 (57.14%) Go
5 12 (57.14%) Grafana
5 12 (57.14%) Prometheus
6 11 (52.38%) Kafka
6 11 (52.38%) Icinga
6 11 (52.38%) MongoDB
6 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
7 10 (47.62%) Device Driver
7 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
7 10 (47.62%) High Availability
7 10 (47.62%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 10 (47.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (28.57%) Windows
10 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
10 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 5 (23.81%) Ansible
11 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
11 4 (19.05%) Git (software)

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 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) Drupal
1 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) GitHub
2 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (9.52%) Datadog
4 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (9.52%) Office 365
4 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
4 2 (9.52%) PaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) AMQP
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) IPFIX
2 1 (4.76%) Junos
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) MQTT
2 1 (4.76%) MRTG
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
2 1 (4.76%) TACACS
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (14.29%) Redis
4 2 (9.52%) Aerospike
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (9.52%) Couchbase
4 2 (9.52%) Hazelcast
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) MS Access
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
3 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Database Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Kafka
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) Java EE
3 2 (9.52%) LAMP
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
3 2 (9.52%) Vert.x
4 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.76%) React
4 1 (4.76%) React Native
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Device Driver
2 2 (9.52%) Hedge funds
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) CentOS
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) DevOps
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) High Availability
3 10 (47.62%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 10 (47.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Document Management
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Network Design
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Go
3 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) R
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript
7 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Docker
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) KVM
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) Nagios
2 12 (57.14%) Grafana
2 12 (57.14%) Prometheus
3 11 (52.38%) Icinga
4 5 (23.81%) Ansible
5 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
6 3 (14.29%) Puppet
7 2 (9.52%) Consul
7 2 (9.52%) Kibana
7 2 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (9.52%) Terraform
8 1 (4.76%) collectd
8 1 (4.76%) Fluentd
8 1 (4.76%) Graphite
8 1 (4.76%) logstash
8 1 (4.76%) Observium
8 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (4.76%) Salt
8 1 (4.76%) SCCM
8 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Google
2 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Splunk
5 2 (9.52%) AppDynamics
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Micro Focus
5 2 (9.52%) New Relic
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Huawei
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft