Period
to

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 June 2022 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 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 599 580 492
Rank change year-on-year -19 -88 +81
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 158 90 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.44% 1.12% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 55 62
10th Percentile £305 £405 £368
25th Percentile £444 £463 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £573 £450
Median % change year-on-year -7.42% +27.22% -10.00%
75th Percentile £653 £694 £525
90th Percentile £744 £738 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
10th Percentile £28.58 - -
25th Percentile £46.74 £14.25 £20.77
Median hourly rate £77.00 £14.50 £22.29
Median % change year-on-year +431.03% -34.93% -33.34%
75th Percentile £77.38 £14.75 £23.80
90th Percentile £77.60 - -
UK median hourly rate £77.00 £14.50 £22.29
% change year-on-year +431.03% -34.93% -53.08%

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 10,979 8,040 7,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.50% 15.80% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,594 5,276 4,901
10th Percentile £178 £185 £154
25th Percentile £325 £340 £305
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -2.78%
75th Percentile £625 £560 £538
90th Percentile £702 £650 £635
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 390 461
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.00 £11.63
25th Percentile £16.23 £13.98 £13.50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +25.71% - -
75th Percentile £52.50 £43.44 £23.25
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -2.78% +2.86%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in England.

Daily rate trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ubuntu in England over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in England.

Hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in England

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Ubuntu in England over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -38 81 £613 -2.00% 22
South West -10 24 £506 -10.00% 5
South East -32 14 £600 +33.33% 21
North of England -41 14 £444 -4.05% 5
East of England -19 9 £245 -51.00% 9
Yorkshire -29 9 £450 -7.69% 1
Midlands -36 5 £350 - 11
North West -43 5 £195 +81.40% 2
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 5
West Midlands -35 2 £140 - 6
North East -8 1 £350 -22.22% 2
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (56.33%) Windows
3 82 (51.90%) Ansible
4 67 (42.41%) Terraform
5 63 (39.87%) AWS
6 57 (36.08%) Python
7 53 (33.54%) Active Directory
8 51 (32.28%) DevOps
9 50 (31.65%) Red Hat
10 48 (30.38%) VMware
10 48 (30.38%) Azure
11 47 (29.75%) CentOS
12 46 (29.11%) Kubernetes
13 45 (28.48%) CI/CD
14 44 (27.85%) Docker
15 43 (27.22%) Security Cleared
15 43 (27.22%) Agile
16 42 (26.58%) GitLab
17 40 (25.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 40 (25.32%) Bash
18 39 (24.68%) Puppet
18 39 (24.68%) PowerShell
18 39 (24.68%) SC Cleared
19 37 (23.42%) Microsoft
20 36 (22.78%) Jenkins
21 35 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (20.89%) Git (software)
23 30 (18.99%) Cisco
23 30 (18.99%) Java
23 30 (18.99%) Firewall

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 18 (11.39%) Apache
2 15 (9.49%) nginx
3 12 (7.59%) Confluence
4 10 (6.33%) Apache Spark
4 10 (6.33%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (5.06%) IIS
7 7 (4.43%) Apache Pig
7 7 (4.43%) MS Exchange
7 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.16%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.53%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.53%) uWSGI
10 3 (1.90%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (1.90%) JBoss
11 2 (1.27%) Mule
11 2 (1.27%) Mule ESB
11 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Fuse
12 1 (0.63%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.63%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 63 (39.87%) AWS
2 48 (30.38%) Azure
3 20 (12.66%) IaaS
4 14 (8.86%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (8.86%) Amazon S3
5 13 (8.23%) Microsoft 365
5 13 (8.23%) PaaS
5 13 (8.23%) Serverless
6 10 (6.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (5.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (5.70%) GitHub
7 9 (5.70%) OpenShift
8 8 (5.06%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (5.06%) GCP
8 8 (5.06%) Route 53
9 7 (4.43%) AWS CodePipeline
9 7 (4.43%) AWS Fargate
9 7 (4.43%) Azure AKS
9 7 (4.43%) SaaS
10 6 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.99%) Firewall
2 29 (18.35%) DNS
3 12 (7.59%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.96%) SSH
5 10 (6.33%) HTTP
5 10 (6.33%) HTTPS
6 8 (5.06%) DHCP
6 8 (5.06%) IPsec
6 8 (5.06%) SNMP
7 7 (4.43%) LAN
7 7 (4.43%) SAN
7 7 (4.43%) WAN
8 6 (3.80%) VSAN
9 5 (3.16%) SSL
9 5 (3.16%) VPN
9 5 (3.16%) WebEx
10 4 (2.53%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.53%) NAS
10 4 (2.53%) Skype
10 4 (2.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.23%) NoSQL
2 12 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.96%) MySQL
4 9 (5.70%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.43%) Redis
7 6 (3.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.80%) Data Lake
7 6 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.80%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.80%) SAP HANA
8 4 (2.53%) Riak
9 3 (1.90%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.90%) Big Data
9 3 (1.90%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.90%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 42 (26.58%) GitLab
2 36 (22.78%) Jenkins
3 33 (20.89%) Git (software)
4 17 (10.76%) Bitbucket
5 12 (7.59%) JIRA
6 10 (6.33%) TeamCity
7 9 (5.70%) Artifactory
8 7 (4.43%) git-flow
9 6 (3.80%) CircleCI
9 6 (3.80%) Selenium
9 6 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (3.16%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.16%) Log4j
10 5 (3.16%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.90%) Bitbucket Server
11 3 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.27%) Gradle
12 2 (1.27%) RSpec
12 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (15.82%) Social Skills
2 17 (10.76%) Public Sector
3 9 (5.70%) Finance
4 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.80%) Banking
6 4 (2.53%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.63%) International Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (22.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (10.76%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (9.49%) VMware Engineer
5 14 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.23%) Platform Engineer
6 13 (8.23%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) Administrator
7 12 (7.59%) Architect
8 9 (5.70%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.80%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (3.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Developer
10 6 (3.80%) IT Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.76%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (9.49%) LDAP
3 14 (8.86%) Kafka
4 8 (5.06%) .NET
5 6 (3.80%) Node.js
5 6 (3.80%) RESTful
6 5 (3.16%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (2.53%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (2.53%) CSS
7 4 (2.53%) PySpark
7 4 (2.53%) React
7 4 (2.53%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.90%) Flask
8 3 (1.90%) LAMP
8 3 (1.90%) WebRTC
9 2 (1.27%) EJB
9 2 (1.27%) GraphQL
9 2 (1.27%) Lucene
9 2 (1.27%) SAML
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.59%) Public Cloud
2 12 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.06%) Clustering
4 7 (4.43%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.16%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.53%) PKI
7 4 (2.53%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.90%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (1.90%) NHS
9 2 (1.27%) CCTV
9 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.63%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.63%) IoT
10 1 (0.63%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 158 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (56.33%) Windows
3 47 (29.75%) CentOS
4 40 (25.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (18.35%) Windows Server
6 15 (9.49%) Debian
7 14 (8.86%) Unix
8 13 (8.23%) Windows 10
9 11 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (5.70%) SUSE
11 8 (5.06%) Mac OS
11 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2016
13 5 (3.16%) Scientific Linux
13 5 (3.16%) Solaris
14 4 (2.53%) Alpine Linux
14 4 (2.53%) FreeNAS
14 4 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (2.53%) VMS
15 3 (1.90%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.28%) DevOps
2 45 (28.48%) CI/CD
3 43 (27.22%) Agile
4 30 (18.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (13.92%) Configuration Management
6 15 (9.49%) Infrastructure Automation
7 12 (7.59%) Kanban
7 12 (7.59%) Platform Engineering
7 12 (7.59%) Test Automation
8 11 (6.96%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (6.96%) Converged Infrastructure
9 10 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (5.70%) Change Control
10 9 (5.70%) ITIL
10 9 (5.70%) Open Source
10 9 (5.70%) Release Management
10 9 (5.70%) Scrum
11 8 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.08%) Python
2 40 (25.32%) Bash
3 39 (24.68%) PowerShell
4 30 (18.99%) Java
5 22 (13.92%) SQL
6 20 (12.66%) Perl
7 19 (12.03%) Go
8 17 (10.76%) Ruby
9 11 (6.96%) Shell Script
10 10 (6.33%) JavaScript
10 10 (6.33%) PHP
11 8 (5.06%) C#
11 8 (5.06%) Groovy
12 6 (3.80%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.90%) Rust
13 3 (1.90%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.27%) Scala
14 2 (1.27%) VB
15 1 (0.63%) C++
15 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (27.22%) Security Cleared
2 39 (24.68%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.39%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.53%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.53%) CCNA
5 4 (2.53%) Degree
5 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.90%) CCA
7 2 (1.27%) MCSE
8 1 (0.63%) CCIE
8 1 (0.63%) CISSP
8 1 (0.63%) ISEB
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.63%) MCITP
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) MCSA
8 1 (0.63%) RHCE
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.90%) GDPR
2 3 (1.90%) OASIS TOSCA
2 3 (1.90%) SLA
3 2 (1.27%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (33.54%) Active Directory
2 44 (27.85%) Docker
3 35 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (9.49%) VMware NSX
5 10 (6.33%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.33%) NFS
5 10 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.90%) LXC
9 2 (1.27%) HDFS
9 2 (1.27%) Postfix
9 2 (1.27%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.27%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.63%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 82 (51.90%) Ansible
2 67 (42.41%) Terraform
3 46 (29.11%) Kubernetes
4 39 (24.68%) Puppet
5 20 (12.66%) Prometheus
6 19 (12.03%) Grafana
7 17 (10.76%) Packer
8 15 (9.49%) Salt
8 15 (9.49%) vRealize
9 11 (6.96%) VxRail
10 10 (6.33%) Consul
10 10 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (5.70%) Icinga
12 8 (5.06%) SCCM
13 7 (4.43%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (4.43%) Jamf Pro
14 6 (3.80%) vCenter Server
14 6 (3.80%) ZABBIX
15 5 (3.16%) Rancher
16 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 50 (31.65%) Red Hat
2 48 (30.38%) VMware
3 37 (23.42%) Microsoft
4 30 (18.99%) Cisco
5 27 (17.09%) Splunk
6 15 (9.49%) Dell
7 9 (5.70%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (4.43%) Google
9 6 (3.80%) BiZZdesign
9 6 (3.80%) Citrix
9 6 (3.80%) Cloudera
9 6 (3.80%) MuleSoft
9 6 (3.80%) Oracle
9 6 (3.80%) SAP
10 5 (3.16%) Dell KACE
10 5 (3.16%) Micro Focus
11 4 (2.53%) CyberArk
11 4 (2.53%) F5
11 4 (2.53%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.90%) Qualys