Period
to 12 November 2019

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 6 months to 12 November 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
England > London
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 394 441 431
Rank change year-on-year +47 -10 -52
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 160 178 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.51% 1.92% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 130 177
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £345 £348 £366
90th Percentile £656 £625 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
London median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £90.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -69.44% -
10th Percentile £25.00 £26.25 £85.00
90th Percentile £57.00 £28.75 £95.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +72.73% +10.00% +38.89%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 6,384 9,271 9,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.71% 20.23% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,454 6,502 6,825
London median daily rate £463 £486 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +2.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £163 £190 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 274 280
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in London over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 12 November 2019. 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
Central London +53 34 £575 +6.98% 15
South London +36 7 £385 +10.00% 2
West London +26 6 £500 -4.76% 4
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 160 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (55.63%) Windows
3 80 (50.00%) Puppet
4 75 (46.88%) DevOps
5 69 (43.13%) Security Cleared
6 66 (41.25%) Python
7 63 (39.38%) Azure
8 61 (38.13%) Ansible
9 54 (33.75%) AWS
9 54 (33.75%) Git (software)
10 53 (33.13%) SC Cleared
11 52 (32.50%) Java
12 47 (29.38%) Docker
13 46 (28.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 45 (28.13%) Terraform
15 44 (27.50%) Bash Shell
15 44 (27.50%) VMware
16 43 (26.88%) CentOS
17 41 (25.63%) Windows Server
18 40 (25.00%) Jenkins
18 40 (25.00%) Configuration Management
19 39 (24.38%) OpenStack
20 35 (21.88%) Debian
20 35 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
21 34 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
22 31 (19.38%) Ruby
23 30 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
24 28 (17.50%) Consul
25 26 (16.25%) JIRA
25 26 (16.25%) Firewall

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 39 (24.38%) OpenStack
2 20 (12.50%) Confluence
3 17 (10.63%) Tomcat
4 14 (8.75%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (7.50%) Apache
6 11 (6.88%) Apache Spark
7 9 (5.63%) JBoss
8 7 (4.38%) Apache Solr
8 7 (4.38%) Jetty
8 7 (4.38%) nginx
8 7 (4.38%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.88%) IIS
12 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
12 2 (1.25%) WildFly
13 1 (0.63%) Mongrel
13 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 63 (39.38%) Azure
2 54 (33.75%) AWS
3 20 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (6.88%) GCP
5 10 (6.25%) GitHub
5 10 (6.25%) Office 365
6 9 (5.63%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (5.63%) Serverless
7 8 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
8 7 (4.38%) Amazon S3
8 7 (4.38%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (3.75%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (3.75%) SaaS
10 4 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.50%) Google App Engine
10 4 (2.50%) PaaS
10 4 (2.50%) Sumo Logic
11 3 (1.88%) Heroku
12 2 (1.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.25%) Firewall
2 22 (13.75%) VPN
3 16 (10.00%) DNS
4 11 (6.88%) DHCP
4 11 (6.88%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.25%) HTTP
6 9 (5.63%) SSH
6 9 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (3.75%) SSL
8 5 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.13%) FTP
8 5 (3.13%) LAN
8 5 (3.13%) Network Security
8 5 (3.13%) WAN
9 4 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.50%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.88%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.25%) 2.5G
11 2 (1.25%) 2G
11 2 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (16.25%) MySQL
3 23 (14.38%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.38%) Hadoop
5 14 (8.75%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (5.63%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.75%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.75%) Flink
8 6 (3.75%) Neo4j
9 5 (3.13%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.50%) Big Data
11 3 (1.88%) Aerospike
11 3 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.88%) Cloudera CDH
11 3 (1.88%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.88%) MS Access
11 3 (1.88%) Redis
11 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (33.75%) Git (software)
2 40 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 26 (16.25%) JIRA
4 25 (15.63%) Subversion
5 24 (15.00%) Maven
6 17 (10.63%) GitLab
6 17 (10.63%) Selenium
7 15 (9.38%) Cucumber
7 15 (9.38%) SonarQube
8 14 (8.75%) Mercurial
9 9 (5.63%) Vagrant
10 8 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (5.00%) Bitbucket
11 7 (4.38%) Ant
11 7 (4.38%) EasyMock
11 7 (4.38%) Gradle
11 7 (4.38%) Mockito
12 6 (3.75%) FishEye
12 6 (3.75%) Hudson
12 6 (3.75%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 22 (13.75%) Public Sector
2 14 (8.75%) Finance
3 3 (1.88%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (26.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (13.75%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (7.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (5.63%) Administrator
6 9 (5.63%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (5.00%) Developer
7 8 (5.00%) IT Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Linux Specialist
9 6 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.00%) Node.js
2 23 (14.38%) Elastic Stack
3 21 (13.13%) RabbitMQ
4 20 (12.50%) Spring
5 14 (8.75%) AngularJS
5 14 (8.75%) HTML
5 14 (8.75%) HTML5
6 13 (8.13%) Hibernate
6 13 (8.13%) jQuery
7 8 (5.00%) Spring Boot
8 7 (4.38%) CSS
8 7 (4.38%) CSS3
8 7 (4.38%) JPA
8 7 (4.38%) Lucene
8 7 (4.38%) Spring Batch
8 7 (4.38%) Spring Security
9 6 (3.75%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (3.75%) JMS
9 6 (3.75%) STL
9 6 (3.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (5.63%) User Experience
4 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.75%) Derivative
5 5 (3.13%) PKI
5 5 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.88%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.25%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.63%) Eurex
8 1 (0.63%) PMI
8 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 160 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (55.63%) Windows
3 46 (28.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (26.88%) CentOS
5 41 (25.63%) Windows Server
6 35 (21.88%) Debian
7 14 (8.75%) Unix
8 13 (8.13%) Mac OS X
9 11 (6.88%) openSUSE
10 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (3.75%) Android
11 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
12 5 (3.13%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (1.25%) DC/OS
14 2 (1.25%) Fedora
14 2 (1.25%) Solaris
14 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (46.88%) DevOps
2 40 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 35 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.38%) Test Automation
5 19 (11.88%) ITIL
5 19 (11.88%) Migration
6 18 (11.25%) Scrum
7 17 (10.63%) Open Source
8 15 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (8.13%) Server Management
9 13 (8.13%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (7.50%) Security Hardening
11 11 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.88%) OWASP
11 11 (6.88%) SABSA
11 11 (6.88%) TDD
12 10 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (6.25%) Information Security
12 10 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.25%) Python
2 52 (32.50%) Java
3 44 (27.50%) Bash Shell
4 31 (19.38%) Ruby
5 22 (13.75%) JavaScript
6 16 (10.00%) C++
6 16 (10.00%) Go
6 16 (10.00%) SQL
7 13 (8.13%) Perl
8 12 (7.50%) Scala
9 9 (5.63%) Clojure
9 9 (5.63%) PHP
10 8 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.38%) Java 8
12 6 (3.75%) ClojureScript
12 6 (3.75%) Groovy
12 6 (3.75%) Kotlin
12 6 (3.75%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (43.13%) Security Cleared
2 53 (33.13%) SC Cleared
3 24 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.13%) Degree
5 4 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.63%) PhD
8 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.88%) COBIT
2 11 (6.88%) NIST
3 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.25%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 47 (29.38%) Docker
2 34 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (13.13%) Active Directory
3 21 (13.13%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.13%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (5.00%) KVM
6 7 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.75%) HDFS
7 6 (3.75%) Xen
8 4 (2.50%) pfSense
8 4 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.88%) oVirt
9 3 (1.88%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.25%) vSphere
11 1 (0.63%) iptables
11 1 (0.63%) LXC
11 1 (0.63%) NFS
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.63%) Samba
11 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 80 (50.00%) Puppet
2 61 (38.13%) Ansible
3 45 (28.13%) Terraform
4 28 (17.50%) Consul
5 24 (15.00%) Kubernetes
6 13 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (7.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 12 (7.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (6.88%) Nagios
8 11 (6.88%) Nessus
9 9 (5.63%) Salt
10 7 (4.38%) HP Fortify
10 7 (4.38%) Packer
11 6 (3.75%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (3.13%) Prometheus
13 4 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (2.50%) Icinga
13 4 (2.50%) WSUS
13 4 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (27.50%) VMware
2 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 22 (13.75%) Red Hat
4 20 (12.50%) F5
5 10 (6.25%) Adobe
5 10 (6.25%) Cloudera
6 9 (5.63%) Cisco
6 9 (5.63%) Google
6 9 (5.63%) Meraki
6 9 (5.63%) Oracle
7 7 (4.38%) Hortonworks
7 7 (4.38%) Qualys
7 7 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.75%) HP
8 6 (3.75%) Sybase
9 5 (3.13%) Apple
10 4 (2.50%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.50%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.50%) NEC
10 4 (2.50%) Splunk