Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 326 461 403
Rank change year-on-year +135 -58 +5
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 51 126 236
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.88% 1.72% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 105 189
Median daily rate £450 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% +7.32%
10th Percentile £372 £405 £375
90th Percentile £531 £708 £625
England median daily rate £444 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -11.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £53.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +67.97% -
England median hourly rate £22.29 £45.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -50.48% +51.26% +70.00%

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 2,711 7,340 9,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.34% 18.16% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,822 5,164 6,699
Median daily rate £485 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -2.06% +2.11%
10th Percentile £213 £177 £204
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 198 310
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £17.33 £12.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.78 £52.15 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +4.14%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ubuntu in London over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 3 August 2020. 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 +121 9 £431 -23.33% 8
South London +43 6 £508 +13.41% 2
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (70.59%) Windows
3 30 (58.82%) SQL
4 26 (50.98%) Python
5 24 (47.06%) Bash Shell
6 23 (45.10%) PowerShell
6 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
7 22 (43.14%) PHP
7 22 (43.14%) AWS
8 21 (41.18%) Red Hat
9 19 (37.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
10 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
10 18 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (35.29%) Windows Server
11 17 (33.33%) DevOps
11 17 (33.33%) Migration
11 17 (33.33%) Debian
12 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (31.37%) Java
12 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
12 16 (31.37%) CentOS
12 16 (31.37%) Azure
12 16 (31.37%) Puppet
13 15 (29.41%) Perl
13 15 (29.41%) Kubernetes
14 14 (27.45%) Microservices
14 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
14 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
15 13 (25.49%) VMware

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 11 (21.57%) Confluence
2 9 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 7 (13.73%) OpenStack
3 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
4 6 (11.76%) Apache Pig
4 6 (11.76%) Apache Spark
5 5 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (9.80%) JBoss
5 5 (9.80%) Jetty
5 5 (9.80%) MQSeries
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Fuse
6 4 (7.84%) nginx
7 2 (3.92%) Apache
8 1 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (9.80%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) AWS
2 16 (31.37%) Azure
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 6 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (11.76%) Azure Data Factory
3 6 (11.76%) Azure Functions
3 6 (11.76%) Serverless
4 2 (3.92%) GCP
4 2 (3.92%) GitHub
4 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.96%) Office 365
5 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
1 5 (9.80%) SSH
1 5 (9.80%) VLAN
2 4 (7.84%) DHCP
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 4 (7.84%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (7.84%) SAN
2 4 (7.84%) SSL
3 3 (5.88%) Junos
4 2 (3.92%) VXLAN
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.96%) DECnet
5 1 (1.96%) FDDI
5 1 (1.96%) MPLS
5 1 (1.96%) NetScreen
5 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.96%) Skype
5 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.96%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (11.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (11.76%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (11.76%) Data Lake
3 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.76%) MySQL
3 6 (11.76%) SAP HANA
4 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
2 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
3 11 (21.57%) JIRA
4 9 (17.65%) Maven
5 8 (15.69%) Vagrant
6 7 (13.73%) Ant
6 7 (13.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
6 7 (13.73%) IntelliJ
6 7 (13.73%) Selenium
7 5 (9.80%) ClearCase
7 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
7 5 (9.80%) FishEye
7 5 (9.80%) Gradle
7 5 (9.80%) Hudson
7 5 (9.80%) Leiningen
7 5 (9.80%) Mercurial
7 5 (9.80%) Poseidon for UML
7 5 (9.80%) Subversion
8 4 (7.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Architect
2 11 (21.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 11 (21.57%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Cloud Specialist
4 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Azure Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Spring
2 8 (15.69%) Node.js
3 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
3 7 (13.73%) jQuery
3 7 (13.73%) Spring Boot
4 6 (11.76%) Kafka
5 5 (9.80%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (9.80%) Apache Camel
5 5 (9.80%) GWT
5 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
5 5 (9.80%) HTML
5 5 (9.80%) HTML5
5 5 (9.80%) JMS
5 5 (9.80%) JSON
5 5 (9.80%) MSMQ
5 5 (9.80%) Play Framework
5 5 (9.80%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (9.80%) React
5 5 (9.80%) STL
5 5 (9.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Cloud Native
2 6 (11.76%) User Experience
3 5 (9.80%) Derivative
4 4 (7.84%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.92%) Replication
7 1 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.96%) NHS
7 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (70.59%) Windows
3 19 (37.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 17 (33.33%) Debian
6 16 (31.37%) CentOS
7 5 (9.80%) Android
7 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
7 5 (9.80%) Mac OS X
8 4 (7.84%) Unix
9 3 (5.88%) Solaris
9 3 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.92%) Fedora
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.96%) DC/OS
11 1 (1.96%) NetWare
11 1 (1.96%) VMS
11 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) DevOps
1 17 (33.33%) Migration
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Microservices
4 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
5 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) Information Security
6 6 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (11.76%) Re-Platforming
6 6 (11.76%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.80%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (9.80%) JVM Tuning
7 5 (9.80%) Kanban
7 5 (9.80%) KYC
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (9.80%) Systems Engineering
7 5 (9.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 26 (50.98%) Python
3 24 (47.06%) Bash Shell
4 23 (45.10%) PowerShell
5 22 (43.14%) PHP
6 16 (31.37%) Java
7 15 (29.41%) Perl
8 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
9 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
10 8 (15.69%) C#
10 8 (15.69%) Groovy
10 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
11 7 (13.73%) Ruby
12 6 (11.76%) C++
13 5 (9.80%) Clojure
13 5 (9.80%) ClojureScript
13 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
13 5 (9.80%) Scala
14 4 (7.84%) C
14 4 (7.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) GIAC
4 1 (1.96%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.96%) SANS
4 1 (1.96%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Docker
2 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.88%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.92%) KVM
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.92%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.96%) NFS
7 1 (1.96%) Samba
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.96%) vSphere
7 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Puppet
2 15 (29.41%) Kubernetes
3 9 (17.65%) Ansible
4 8 (15.69%) Terraform
5 5 (9.80%) Salt
6 4 (7.84%) Packer
7 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (5.88%) vCenter Server
8 2 (3.92%) Cobbler
8 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
8 2 (3.92%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (3.92%) Grafana
8 2 (3.92%) Icinga
8 2 (3.92%) Kibana
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.96%) Nagios
9 1 (1.96%) Nessus
9 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 13 (25.49%) VMware
4 12 (23.53%) Cloudera
5 11 (21.57%) MuleSoft
6 7 (13.73%) Oracle
7 6 (11.76%) Cisco
7 6 (11.76%) Hortonworks
7 6 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (11.76%) SAP
8 5 (9.80%) Axway
8 5 (9.80%) HP
8 5 (9.80%) Sparx
8 5 (9.80%) Sybase
9 4 (7.84%) Dell
9 4 (7.84%) Google
9 4 (7.84%) Juniper
9 4 (7.84%) NetApp
10 3 (5.88%) Sophos
11 2 (3.92%) Mirantis