Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 215 252
Rank change year-on-year -12 +37 +6
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 24 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 2.18% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 25
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £338
90th Percentile £625 £625 £537
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +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 1433 1424 2065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.13% 21.17% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1121 1633
City of London median daily rate £475 £463 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +6.17%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £225
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 64
City of London median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% -1.30% +13.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £26.28 £33.75 £36.40
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +12.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) DevOps
3 15 (62.50%) MySQL
4 13 (54.17%) Python
4 13 (54.17%) Ansible
4 13 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (45.83%) Terraform
6 10 (41.67%) Packer
6 10 (41.67%) Puppet
6 10 (41.67%) HTTP
6 10 (41.67%) CentOS
7 9 (37.50%) Ruby
7 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) Java
7 9 (37.50%) nginx
8 8 (33.33%) SaltStack
8 8 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (33.33%) Jetty
9 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (29.17%) VMware
9 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
9 7 (29.17%) SSL
9 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
9 7 (29.17%) vCloud
10 6 (25.00%) Patch Management
10 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 6 (25.00%) Perl
10 6 (25.00%) Servlets

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 9 (37.50%) nginx
2 8 (33.33%) Jetty
3 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (8.33%) Apache
5 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (8.33%) GitHub
3 2 (8.33%) Route 53
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) HTTP
2 7 (29.17%) SSL
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) ZigBee
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
2 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Junior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (25.00%) Servlets
3 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.33%) Hystrix
3 2 (8.33%) LAMP
3 2 (8.33%) OAuth
3 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
1 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) CentOS
3 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Debian
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) DevOps
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 6 (25.00%) Release Management
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) OO
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
8 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) Ruby
3 6 (25.00%) Perl
3 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C++
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) vCloud
2 2 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.17%) LXC
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Ansible
2 11 (45.83%) Terraform
3 10 (41.67%) Packer
3 10 (41.67%) Puppet
4 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 2 (8.33%) Grafana
5 2 (8.33%) HAProxy
5 2 (8.33%) Kibana
5 2 (8.33%) logstash
5 2 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) SaltStack
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) New Relic