The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 28 April 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 335 342
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 95 100 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.29% 2.06% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 69 58
Median daily rate £500 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £564 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £275
% change year-on-year +5.88% +54.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -27.83% +51.56%  

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4150 4844 4851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.16% 21.05% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2923 3452 3240
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £208 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 114 182
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in London over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 11 £506 +9.45% 4
Croydon +5 1 £475 -
Westminster +4 1 £525 +6.32%
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 186 (99.47%) Linux
2 111 (59.36%) DevOps
3 104 (55.61%) Python
4 89 (47.59%) CentOS
5 83 (44.39%) Bash Shell
6 80 (42.78%) Git (software)
7 78 (41.71%) Puppet
8 75 (40.11%) Docker
9 65 (34.76%) Red Hat
10 63 (33.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 60 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (32.09%) Ruby
12 58 (31.02%) Amazon AWS
13 52 (27.81%) VMware
13 52 (27.81%) Ansible
14 49 (26.20%) Java
15 44 (23.53%) Jenkins
16 43 (22.99%) Configuration Management
17 40 (21.39%) Windows
17 40 (21.39%) Elastic Stack
18 39 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (18.18%) MySQL
20 33 (17.65%) Security Cleared
21 32 (17.11%) SC Cleared
21 32 (17.11%) PowerShell
21 32 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
22 29 (15.51%) HTML
23 28 (14.97%) GitHub
23 28 (14.97%) JavaScript
24 27 (14.44%) Vagrant

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 24 (12.83%) Apache
1 24 (12.83%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (9.63%) nginx
3 15 (8.02%) OpenStack
4 13 (6.95%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.28%) Confluence
6 7 (3.74%) Jetty
6 7 (3.74%) WildFly
7 4 (2.14%) IIS
7 4 (2.14%) WordPress
8 3 (1.60%) CMS
8 3 (1.60%) Mule ESB
8 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.07%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 58 (31.02%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (14.97%) GitHub
4 18 (9.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (6.42%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (6.42%) Amazon S3
6 9 (4.81%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (3.74%) G Suite
8 5 (2.67%) Akamai
8 5 (2.67%) SaaS
9 4 (2.14%) PaaS
9 4 (2.14%) Route 53
10 3 (1.60%) Office 365
11 2 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.53%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.53%) IaaS
12 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.30%) TCP/IP
2 22 (11.76%) Firewall
3 20 (10.70%) LDAP
4 18 (9.63%) DNS
5 7 (3.74%) VPN
6 6 (3.21%) HTTP
6 6 (3.21%) Kerberos
7 5 (2.67%) LAN
7 5 (2.67%) VLAN
7 5 (2.67%) WAN
8 4 (2.14%) DHCP
8 4 (2.14%) Internet
8 4 (2.14%) SSL
9 3 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.60%) VSAN
10 2 (1.07%) DMZ
10 2 (1.07%) SAN
10 2 (1.07%) SSH
11 1 (0.53%) IPsec
11 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.18%) MySQL
2 32 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (11.23%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.95%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.81%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.74%) Big Data
8 5 (2.67%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.07%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 80 (42.78%) Git (software)
2 44 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 27 (14.44%) Vagrant
4 19 (10.16%) Maven
5 16 (8.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (8.02%) Visual Studio
7 14 (7.49%) JIRA
8 6 (3.21%) Bitbucket
8 6 (3.21%) GitLab
8 6 (3.21%) MSBuild
9 5 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.14%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.14%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.14%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.60%) Hudson
11 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.07%) CMake
12 2 (1.07%) CodeNarc
12 2 (1.07%) VisualVM
General
1 11 (5.88%) Law
2 9 (4.81%) Finance
3 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.60%) Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.07%) Games
5 2 (1.07%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (44.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (20.32%) Linux Engineer
3 35 (18.72%) Developer
3 35 (18.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 29 (15.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 27 (14.44%) Administrator
6 21 (11.23%) AWS Engineer
6 21 (11.23%) Linux Administrator
7 20 (10.70%) AWS DevOps
7 20 (10.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 19 (10.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 19 (10.16%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (8.02%) Software Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) WebOps Engineer
11 12 (6.42%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.35%) C# Developer
12 10 (5.35%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (5.35%) C# Software Engineer
12 10 (5.35%) Java Developer
12 10 (5.35%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.39%) Elastic Stack
2 29 (15.51%) HTML
3 21 (11.23%) LAMP
4 20 (10.70%) CSS
5 19 (10.16%) JSON
6 18 (9.63%) .NET
6 18 (9.63%) XML
7 17 (9.09%) Kafka
8 16 (8.56%) RSS
8 16 (8.56%) XSLT
9 15 (8.02%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (6.42%) PostGIS
10 12 (6.42%) Sensu
11 10 (5.35%) LEMP Stack
12 9 (4.81%) AngularJS
12 9 (4.81%) HTML5
12 9 (4.81%) Web Services
13 8 (4.28%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (4.28%) REST
13 8 (4.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) Web 2.0
2 15 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.95%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.74%) Private Cloud
4 7 (3.74%) YubiKey
5 5 (2.67%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.14%) Fintech
6 4 (2.14%) User Experience
7 3 (1.60%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.60%) Life Science
7 3 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.60%) Spread Betting
8 2 (1.07%) Clustering
8 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.07%) RIA
8 2 (1.07%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 186 (99.47%) Linux
2 89 (47.59%) CentOS
3 63 (33.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (21.39%) Windows
5 27 (14.44%) Windows Server
6 21 (11.23%) SUSE
7 14 (7.49%) Debian
8 7 (3.74%) Mac OS X
8 7 (3.74%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.74%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.21%) Android
9 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (2.14%) Unix
11 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.60%) CoreOS
12 3 (1.60%) Fedora
12 3 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.07%) FreeBSD
13 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (59.36%) DevOps
2 60 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (22.99%) Configuration Management
4 25 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (11.76%) Analytics
5 22 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 21 (11.23%) ITIL
6 21 (11.23%) Web Operations
7 19 (10.16%) Scrum
8 18 (9.63%) OOP
8 18 (9.63%) Service Management
9 17 (9.09%) Open Source
10 16 (8.56%) Software Engineering
11 15 (8.02%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (8.02%) Inversion of Control
11 15 (8.02%) OO
12 14 (7.49%) Procedural Programming
13 13 (6.95%) Information Management
14 12 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (6.42%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 104 (55.61%) Python
2 83 (44.39%) Bash Shell
3 60 (32.09%) Ruby
4 49 (26.20%) Java
5 32 (17.11%) PowerShell
6 28 (14.97%) JavaScript
7 23 (12.30%) PHP
7 23 (12.30%) SQL
8 19 (10.16%) Perl
9 16 (8.56%) C
9 16 (8.56%) C#
9 16 (8.56%) Go
10 15 (8.02%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.81%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.60%) C++
12 3 (1.60%) Groovy
13 2 (1.07%) ES6
13 2 (1.07%) Tcl
13 2 (1.07%) VB
14 1 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 33 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 32 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.81%) Degree
4 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ACMT
5 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.53%) CCA
5 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.53%) MCITP
5 1 (0.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.21%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 75 (40.11%) Docker
2 25 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.09%) Xen
4 16 (8.56%) Active Directory
5 11 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (4.28%) KVM
7 7 (3.74%) vCloud
7 7 (3.74%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.21%) BitLocker
8 6 (3.21%) XenApp
8 6 (3.21%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (2.14%) NFS
11 3 (1.60%) LXC
11 3 (1.60%) Postfix
12 2 (1.07%) Hyper-V
12 2 (1.07%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.53%) iptables
13 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.53%) zsh
Systems Management
1 78 (41.71%) Puppet
2 52 (27.81%) Ansible
3 24 (12.83%) Terraform
4 21 (11.23%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (10.16%) Graphite
6 13 (6.95%) Kubernetes
7 12 (6.42%) Nagios
8 11 (5.88%) Mesos
9 10 (5.35%) Kibana
9 10 (5.35%) logstash
10 9 (4.81%) SCCM
11 7 (3.74%) HAProxy
11 7 (3.74%) Marathon
12 6 (3.21%) OpenIDM
12 6 (3.21%) Packer
12 6 (3.21%) WSUS
12 6 (3.21%) yum
12 6 (3.21%) ZABBIX
13 5 (2.67%) FreeIPA
14 4 (2.14%) Consul
Vendors
1 65 (34.76%) Red Hat
2 52 (27.81%) VMware
3 21 (11.23%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.35%) Dell
4 10 (5.35%) HP
5 9 (4.81%) Atlassian
5 9 (4.81%) Citrix
5 9 (4.81%) Google
6 8 (4.28%) AppDynamics
7 7 (3.74%) Cisco
8 6 (3.21%) Apple
8 6 (3.21%) ForgeRock
8 6 (3.21%) Oracle
8 6 (3.21%) Symantec
9 5 (2.67%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.60%) Isilon
10 3 (1.60%) Mercator
10 3 (1.60%) PagerDuty
10 3 (1.60%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.60%) Splunk
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