Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 August 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 129 117
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +14
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 18 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.63% 0.45% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 2.11% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 16
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -23.68%
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% -31.25% -11.11%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 624 663 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.97% 21.40% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 395 326
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.39% +12.43%
10th Percentile £138 £180 £163
90th Percentile £500 £488 £569
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.07% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 69 63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.35 £9.80
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.50 £23.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Nottinghamshire 0 13 £425 +13.33% 3
Northamptonshire -16 5 £400 -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Apache
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 13 (72.22%) CentOS
2 13 (72.22%) Docker
3 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (66.67%) nginx
3 12 (66.67%) Open Source
3 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
4 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
5 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
5 10 (55.56%) LXC
6 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (50.00%) Firewall
7 7 (38.89%) DevOps
8 5 (27.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (27.78%) Ansible
8 5 (27.78%) Route 53
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon S3
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (27.78%) TickIT
8 5 (27.78%) Change Management
8 5 (27.78%) Wireshark
8 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 13 (72.22%) Apache
2 12 (66.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon S3
1 5 (27.78%) Route 53
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Administrator
2 10 (55.56%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) CentOS
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Open Source
2 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Docker
2 10 (55.56%) LXC
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat