Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 January 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 484 519 538
Rank change year-on-year +35 +19 -79
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 242 353 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 1.85% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 194 239
England median daily rate £500 £460 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £327 £325 £325
90th Percentile £600 £584 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £488
% change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
England median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.73% +10.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £17.45 £16.04 £17.00
90th Percentile £58.13 £50.00 £68.15
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +72.73% +10.00% +47.06%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13,446 19,032 19,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.65% 20.86% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,379 11,948 12,500
England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £145 £160 £170
90th Percentile £606 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £411 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -3.24% - +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,051 1,215 1,167
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.17 £11.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.39 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.62% -0.61% +6.06%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the England region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. 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 +69 131 £525 +5.00% 49
South East +37 38 £475 - 28
North of England +40 22 £550 +60.00% 12
Midlands +49 20 £413 +3.13% 9
North West +34 17 £550 +100.00% 5
South West -1 16 £538 +13.16% 17
East of England +33 15 £480 +37.14% 14
West Midlands +35 12 £444 +10.25% 6
East Midlands - 8 £350 - 3
Yorkshire +38 4 £550 +57.14% 4
North East +16 1 £450 - 3
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 242 (100.00%) Linux
2 129 (53.31%) DevOps
3 116 (47.93%) Ansible
4 107 (44.21%) Puppet
4 107 (44.21%) Python
5 102 (42.15%) Security Cleared
6 101 (41.74%) Windows
7 92 (38.02%) CentOS
8 88 (36.36%) Configuration Management
9 84 (34.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 79 (32.64%) Git (software)
10 79 (32.64%) Azure
10 79 (32.64%) Terraform
11 78 (32.23%) Docker
11 78 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
12 77 (31.82%) AWS
13 76 (31.40%) Java
14 73 (30.17%) Jenkins
15 72 (29.75%) SC Cleared
16 59 (24.38%) VMware
17 55 (22.73%) Open Source
17 55 (22.73%) Bash Shell
18 49 (20.25%) Red Hat
19 48 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
20 47 (19.42%) OpenStack
21 46 (19.01%) Test Automation
22 45 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
22 45 (18.60%) Debian
23 39 (16.12%) Kubernetes
23 39 (16.12%) Windows Server

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 47 (19.42%) OpenStack
2 35 (14.46%) Tomcat
3 26 (10.74%) Apache
4 22 (9.09%) nginx
5 19 (7.85%) Confluence
6 12 (4.96%) JBoss
6 12 (4.96%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.31%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.48%) IIS
9 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Fuse
10 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.83%) CMS
11 2 (0.83%) Jetty
11 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.41%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 79 (32.64%) Azure
2 77 (31.82%) AWS
3 27 (11.16%) GCP
4 23 (9.50%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (8.68%) GitHub
6 17 (7.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (5.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (4.96%) Google Analytics
8 12 (4.96%) SaaS
9 10 (4.13%) Amazon S3
10 9 (3.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (3.72%) Office 365
11 7 (2.89%) PaaS
12 6 (2.48%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (2.07%) CloudFront
13 5 (2.07%) IaaS
13 5 (2.07%) Route 53
13 5 (2.07%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.46%) Firewall
2 34 (14.05%) DNS
2 34 (14.05%) TCP/IP
3 26 (10.74%) HTTP
3 26 (10.74%) VPN
4 17 (7.02%) SSL
5 16 (6.61%) DHCP
6 9 (3.72%) SAN
6 9 (3.72%) SSH
7 7 (2.89%) Internet
8 6 (2.48%) Junos
8 6 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.07%) FTP
9 5 (2.07%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.07%) Network Security
9 5 (2.07%) VXLAN
10 4 (1.65%) DMZ
10 4 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.64%) MySQL
2 29 (11.98%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (10.74%) MongoDB
4 22 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (7.02%) NoSQL
6 16 (6.61%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.72%) Big Data
7 9 (3.72%) Cloudera CDH
8 7 (2.89%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.89%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.48%) Flink
9 6 (2.48%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.24%) Redis
11 2 (0.83%) Aerospike
11 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 79 (32.64%) Git (software)
2 73 (30.17%) Jenkins
3 26 (10.74%) JIRA
4 25 (10.33%) Subversion
5 23 (9.50%) Maven
5 23 (9.50%) SonarQube
6 19 (7.85%) Cucumber
6 19 (7.85%) GitLab
6 19 (7.85%) Selenium
7 18 (7.44%) Mercurial
8 17 (7.02%) FindBugs
8 17 (7.02%) Log4j
9 14 (5.79%) Ant
10 13 (5.37%) gulp
10 13 (5.37%) IntelliJ
11 12 (4.96%) Bitbucket
11 12 (4.96%) Gatling
11 12 (4.96%) Grunt
11 12 (4.96%) Karma Test Runner
11 12 (4.96%) Sublime Text
General
1 36 (14.88%) Public Sector
2 17 (7.02%) Finance
3 7 (2.89%) Retail
4 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.65%) Automotive
5 4 (1.65%) Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (31.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (13.22%) Developer
3 31 (12.81%) Linux Engineer
4 25 (10.33%) Senior DevOps
5 21 (8.68%) Administrator
5 21 (8.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.61%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (6.20%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.79%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (5.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (5.79%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.96%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.13%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.72%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
12 9 (3.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.72%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
2 31 (12.81%) Spring
3 23 (9.50%) Elastic Stack
4 20 (8.26%) Node.js
5 18 (7.44%) AngularJS
5 18 (7.44%) CSS
6 17 (7.02%) .NET
7 16 (6.61%) HTML
7 16 (6.61%) JSON
7 16 (6.61%) XML
8 15 (6.20%) HTML5
8 15 (6.20%) jQuery
9 14 (5.79%) REST
10 13 (5.37%) LAMP
10 13 (5.37%) Servlets
11 12 (4.96%) Gherkin
11 12 (4.96%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.96%) Play Framework
11 12 (4.96%) SOAP
12 10 (4.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.16%) Public Cloud
2 18 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.37%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.07%) PKI
5 4 (1.65%) NHS
5 4 (1.65%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.24%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.24%) Clustering
6 3 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Replication
7 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.83%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) Derivative
8 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.41%) Eurex
8 1 (0.41%) Robotics
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 242 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (41.74%) Windows
3 92 (38.02%) CentOS
4 84 (34.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (18.60%) Debian
6 39 (16.12%) Windows Server
7 34 (14.05%) Unix
8 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.07%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.65%) Solaris
10 4 (1.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.24%) CoreOS
11 3 (1.24%) DC/OS
11 3 (1.24%) Fedora
11 3 (1.24%) VMS
12 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (53.31%) DevOps
2 88 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 78 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (22.73%) Open Source
5 46 (19.01%) Test Automation
6 38 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (13.64%) Microservices
8 29 (11.98%) Project Delivery
9 27 (11.16%) Migration
10 22 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 21 (8.68%) System Testing
12 19 (7.85%) Infrastructure as Code
12 19 (7.85%) Scrum
13 17 (7.02%) Analytics
14 16 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (6.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 15 (6.20%) Server Management
16 14 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 13 (5.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 12 (4.96%) Lean Software Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (44.21%) Python
2 76 (31.40%) Java
3 55 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 36 (14.88%) Ruby
5 34 (14.05%) Perl
6 25 (10.33%) JavaScript
7 23 (9.50%) C++
8 20 (8.26%) SQL
9 19 (7.85%) PHP
9 19 (7.85%) Scala
10 16 (6.61%) PowerShell
11 14 (5.79%) Go
12 13 (5.37%) C#
12 13 (5.37%) Groovy
13 12 (4.96%) Haskell
14 6 (2.48%) Kotlin
15 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.65%) ES6
17 3 (1.24%) Clojure
18 2 (0.83%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 102 (42.15%) Security Cleared
2 72 (29.75%) SC Cleared
3 23 (9.50%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.72%) Degree
5 4 (1.65%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.24%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.24%) RHCE
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.41%) PhD
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.37%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (1.24%) NCSC
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.83%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (32.23%) Docker
2 48 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (11.16%) Hyper-V
4 24 (9.92%) Active Directory
5 19 (7.85%) KVM
6 16 (6.61%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.31%) NFS
9 7 (2.89%) HDFS
10 6 (2.48%) Xen
11 5 (2.07%) iptables
11 5 (2.07%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.65%) pfSense
12 4 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.24%) Firmware
13 3 (1.24%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.83%) LXC
14 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.83%) Samba
14 2 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 116 (47.93%) Ansible
2 107 (44.21%) Puppet
3 79 (32.64%) Terraform
4 45 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (16.12%) Kubernetes
6 31 (12.81%) Grafana
7 27 (11.16%) Nagios
8 26 (10.74%) Consul
9 20 (8.26%) Prometheus
10 13 (5.37%) Kibana
10 13 (5.37%) Packer
11 12 (4.96%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (4.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 12 (4.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (4.13%) ZABBIX
13 9 (3.72%) WSUS
14 8 (3.31%) HAProxy
14 8 (3.31%) Salt
14 8 (3.31%) yum
15 7 (2.89%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 59 (24.38%) VMware
2 49 (20.25%) Red Hat
3 29 (11.98%) Google
4 26 (10.74%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.61%) F5
6 12 (4.96%) Splunk
7 11 (4.55%) Cisco
8 10 (4.13%) Cloudera
8 10 (4.13%) HP
8 10 (4.13%) Oracle
9 9 (3.72%) Adobe
9 9 (3.72%) Meraki
9 9 (3.72%) webMethods
10 8 (3.31%) Juniper
11 6 (2.48%) IBM
11 6 (2.48%) Mirantis
12 5 (2.07%) Apple
12 5 (2.07%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.65%) NEC
13 4 (1.65%) NetApp