Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 390 417
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27 +54
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 205 226 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.41% 2.36% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 161 128
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £388 £300
90th Percentile £625 £608 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -34.58% -40.56% +146.58%

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 8500 9565 10024
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.28% 21.05% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5939 6768 6779
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £242 £245 £200
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 206 362
London median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.13 £41.13
England median hourly rate £16.64 £16.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year +0.85% +2.10% +2.60%

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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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 +2 29 £500 - 5
South London +10 18 £400 -13.98%
West London +33 7 £543 +11.28% 5
North London -10 2 - -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 204 (99.51%) Linux
2 140 (68.29%) DevOps
3 107 (52.20%) Python
4 103 (50.24%) Puppet
5 98 (47.80%) VMware
6 97 (47.32%) CentOS
7 93 (45.37%) Bash Shell
8 89 (43.41%) Docker
9 87 (42.44%) Git (software)
10 86 (41.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 81 (39.51%) Amazon AWS
12 80 (39.02%) Ruby
13 77 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
14 75 (36.59%) Ansible
15 56 (27.32%) Red Hat
16 54 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
16 54 (26.34%) Jenkins
17 50 (24.39%) MySQL
18 48 (23.41%) Java
19 46 (22.44%) Configuration Management
20 45 (21.95%) Security Cleared
21 44 (21.46%) SC Cleared
21 44 (21.46%) MongoDB
22 40 (19.51%) Terraform
23 38 (18.54%) Elastic Stack
24 37 (18.05%) GitHub
25 34 (16.59%) Windows
26 32 (15.61%) Firewall
27 31 (15.12%) Vagrant
28 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure

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 (11.71%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (9.27%) nginx
2 19 (9.27%) OpenStack
3 16 (7.80%) Tomcat
4 15 (7.32%) Apache
5 13 (6.34%) Jetty
6 11 (5.37%) Confluence
7 8 (3.90%) WildFly
8 5 (2.44%) WordPress
9 4 (1.95%) CMS
10 3 (1.46%) Drupal
11 2 (0.98%) IIS
11 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.98%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.49%) JBoss
12 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 81 (39.51%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (18.05%) GitHub
3 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (11.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (7.80%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (7.80%) Amazon S3
6 8 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (3.90%) Route 53
7 5 (2.44%) Akamai
7 5 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.44%) SaaS
8 4 (1.95%) Office 365
9 3 (1.46%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.98%) PaaS
10 2 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.49%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.49%) G Suite
11 1 (0.49%) Heroku
11 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.61%) Firewall
2 26 (12.68%) LDAP
3 23 (11.22%) DNS
4 21 (10.24%) HTTP
4 21 (10.24%) TCP/IP
5 20 (9.76%) SSL
6 8 (3.90%) VPN
7 7 (3.41%) Kerberos
8 5 (2.44%) LAN
9 3 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.46%) SMTP
9 3 (1.46%) VLAN
9 3 (1.46%) VSAN
9 3 (1.46%) WAN
10 2 (0.98%) IPv6
10 2 (0.98%) SAN
10 2 (0.98%) Wireless
10 2 (0.98%) WLAN
11 1 (0.49%) DMZ
11 1 (0.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.39%) MySQL
2 44 (21.46%) MongoDB
3 25 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.90%) Big Data
6 8 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.46%) Redis
8 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.98%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 87 (42.44%) Git (software)
2 54 (26.34%) Jenkins
3 31 (15.12%) Vagrant
4 25 (12.20%) Maven
5 16 (7.80%) JIRA
6 10 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.88%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.44%) Artifactory
7 5 (2.44%) GitLab
7 5 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.95%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.98%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.98%) Hudson
9 2 (0.98%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.98%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.98%) PhantomJS
9 2 (0.98%) Selenium
9 2 (0.98%) Subversion
10 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (4.88%) Finance
2 5 (2.44%) Marketing
2 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.46%) Electronics
3 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.46%) Publishing
4 2 (0.98%) Banking
4 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.49%) Front Office
5 1 (0.49%) Games
5 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (52.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (26.34%) Linux Engineer
3 43 (20.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 40 (19.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 31 (15.12%) Administrator
6 28 (13.66%) Systems Administrator
7 26 (12.68%) AWS DevOps
7 26 (12.68%) AWS Engineer
8 25 (12.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 24 (11.71%) Linux Administrator
10 23 (11.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 18 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (8.29%) Developer
13 16 (7.80%) Senior DevOps
14 15 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 13 (6.34%) VMware Engineer
15 13 (6.34%) WebOps Engineer
16 12 (5.85%) VMWare Administrator
17 11 (5.37%) Senior VMware Engineer
18 10 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.54%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (8.29%) Kafka
2 17 (8.29%) LAMP
2 17 (8.29%) Sensu
3 15 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (6.34%) .NET
5 12 (5.85%) LEMP Stack
6 11 (5.37%) HTML
6 11 (5.37%) MCollective
6 11 (5.37%) Web Services
7 10 (4.88%) Node.js
8 9 (4.39%) HTML5
9 8 (3.90%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.93%) Spring
10 6 (2.93%) Spring Boot
11 5 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (2.44%) REST
11 5 (2.44%) Servlets
12 4 (1.95%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.98%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.93%) Fintech
5 5 (2.44%) Spread Betting
5 5 (2.44%) YubiKey
6 3 (1.46%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.98%) Clustering
7 2 (0.98%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.98%) Life Science
7 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.98%) Replication
7 2 (0.98%) User Experience
7 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 204 (99.51%) Linux
2 97 (47.32%) CentOS
3 86 (41.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (16.59%) Windows
5 27 (13.17%) Windows Server
6 22 (10.73%) SUSE
7 8 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.44%) CoreOS
8 5 (2.44%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.44%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.46%) Android
10 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.46%) Debian
10 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.46%) Unix
11 2 (0.98%) Fedora
11 2 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (68.29%) DevOps
2 77 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.44%) Configuration Management
4 27 (13.17%) Analytics
5 26 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (11.71%) Scrum
7 23 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (9.76%) Open Source
9 19 (9.27%) Load Balancing
10 18 (8.78%) Web Operations
11 14 (6.83%) Release Automation
12 13 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.85%) Server Building
14 11 (5.37%) Build Automation
14 11 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (4.88%) Break/Fix
15 10 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
15 10 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
15 10 (4.88%) Software Engineering
15 10 (4.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (52.20%) Python
2 93 (45.37%) Bash Shell
3 80 (39.02%) Ruby
4 48 (23.41%) Java
5 22 (10.73%) PowerShell
6 21 (10.24%) Perl
6 21 (10.24%) SQL
7 20 (9.76%) Go
8 12 (5.85%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.37%) C#
9 11 (5.37%) PHP
10 10 (4.88%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.39%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.44%) C
13 2 (0.98%) Tcl
14 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.49%) Erlang
14 1 (0.49%) Groovy
14 1 (0.49%) Korn
14 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 44 (21.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.41%) Degree
4 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.46%) MCITP
6 2 (0.98%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) MCSE
7 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.41%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (43.41%) Docker
2 54 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.73%) vCloud
4 16 (7.80%) KVM
5 15 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (5.85%) Active Directory
8 10 (4.88%) Xen
9 5 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (2.44%) iptables
9 5 (2.44%) NFS
9 5 (2.44%) OpenDJ
9 5 (2.44%) OpenIDM
10 4 (1.95%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.46%) LXC
12 2 (0.98%) Samba
13 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.49%) Firmware
13 1 (0.49%) Postfix
13 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 103 (50.24%) Puppet
2 75 (36.59%) Ansible
3 40 (19.51%) Terraform
4 27 (13.17%) Kubernetes
5 22 (10.73%) Graphite
6 19 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (7.32%) Mesos
8 14 (6.83%) ZABBIX
9 13 (6.34%) Nagios
10 12 (5.85%) yum
11 11 (5.37%) Packer
12 7 (3.41%) Marathon
13 5 (2.44%) FreeIPA
13 5 (2.44%) Salt
14 4 (1.95%) Grafana
14 4 (1.95%) HAProxy
14 4 (1.95%) Kibana
14 4 (1.95%) logstash
14 4 (1.95%) SCCM
15 3 (1.46%) vRealize
Vendors
1 98 (47.80%) VMware
2 56 (27.32%) Red Hat
3 18 (8.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.29%) SaltStack
5 10 (4.88%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.41%) Cisco
7 6 (2.93%) Oracle
8 5 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (2.44%) ForgeRock
8 5 (2.44%) Google
8 5 (2.44%) HP
9 4 (1.95%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.95%) EMC
9 4 (1.95%) Isilon
9 4 (1.95%) New Relic
10 3 (1.46%) Dell
10 3 (1.46%) Mercator
10 3 (1.46%) PagerDuty
10 3 (1.46%) SAP
11 2 (0.98%) arcserve
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