Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 October 2019 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +51
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.24% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £363 £506 £401
% change year-on-year -28.40% +26.40% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £41.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +129.17% -56.36%

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 84 108 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.29% 24.60% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 74
Kent median daily rate £400 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -0.74% +3.85%
10th Percentile £160 £154 £130
90th Percentile £559 £575 £459
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Kent median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +34.62% -33.33%
South East median hourly rate £18.16 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.77% - +2.76%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Kent

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Kent

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat