Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 335 395 451
Rank change year-on-year +60 +56 -6
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 50 158 178
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 2.55% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 109 129
Median daily rate £475 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £350 £335 £325
90th Percentile £545 £656 £625
England median daily rate £425 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.82% -69.44%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -57.78% +63.64% +10.00%

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 2,574 6,204 9,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.15% 17.68% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,673 4,308 6,439
Median daily rate £480 £454 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% -6.82% +2.63%
10th Percentile £258 £163 £188
90th Percentile £663 £650 £650
England median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 200 273
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% -4.10%
10th Percentile £19.51 £13.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.95 £55.05 £46.53
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
South London +43 7 £508 +31.82% 3
Central London +81 4 £591 +2.70% 4
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (52.00%) Jenkins
3 25 (50.00%) Python
3 25 (50.00%) DevOps
4 24 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 24 (48.00%) CentOS
4 24 (48.00%) AWS
5 23 (46.00%) Puppet
6 20 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 20 (40.00%) Windows
6 20 (40.00%) Kubernetes
7 17 (34.00%) Terraform
7 17 (34.00%) Cisco
7 17 (34.00%) Debian
7 17 (34.00%) Docker
8 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
8 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (28.00%) Java
9 14 (28.00%) Azure
9 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
10 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
10 13 (26.00%) VMware
11 12 (24.00%) Perl
11 12 (24.00%) SQL
11 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
11 12 (24.00%) OpenStack
12 11 (22.00%) Ansible
12 11 (22.00%) Microsoft

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 12 (24.00%) OpenStack
2 10 (20.00%) Confluence
3 7 (14.00%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.00%) Apache Spark
4 6 (12.00%) nginx
5 5 (10.00%) Apache
5 5 (10.00%) JBoss
5 5 (10.00%) Jetty
5 5 (10.00%) MQSeries
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Fuse
5 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (8.00%) Apache Pig
6 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.00%) AWS
2 14 (28.00%) Azure
3 8 (16.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (10.00%) Office 365
4 5 (10.00%) Serverless
5 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (8.00%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (8.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (8.00%) Azure Functions
5 4 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (4.00%) GitHub
7 2 (4.00%) Google Analytics
8 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.00%) HTTP
2 8 (16.00%) VLAN
3 7 (14.00%) Firewall
3 7 (14.00%) WAN
4 6 (12.00%) DHCP
4 6 (12.00%) LAN
4 6 (12.00%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (12.00%) SSH
4 6 (12.00%) SSL
5 5 (10.00%) DNS
5 5 (10.00%) MPLS
5 5 (10.00%) VPN
6 4 (8.00%) ATM
6 4 (8.00%) DECnet
6 4 (8.00%) IPX
6 4 (8.00%) IPX/SPX
6 4 (8.00%) SAN
6 4 (8.00%) SNA
6 4 (8.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) MySQL
4 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (8.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (8.00%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (8.00%) Data Lake
5 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.00%) SAP HANA
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.00%) JIRA
4 9 (18.00%) Maven
5 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
5 8 (16.00%) Vagrant
6 7 (14.00%) Ant
6 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (14.00%) IntelliJ
6 7 (14.00%) Selenium
7 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (10.00%) ClearCase
7 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (10.00%) FishEye
7 5 (10.00%) Gradle
7 5 (10.00%) Hudson
7 5 (10.00%) Leiningen
7 5 (10.00%) Mercurial
7 5 (10.00%) Poseidon for UML
7 5 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.00%) Front Office
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Architect
1 9 (18.00%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Azure Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Node.js
2 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (14.00%) jQuery
2 7 (14.00%) JSON
2 7 (14.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) Kafka
3 6 (12.00%) LDAP
4 5 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 5 (10.00%) GWT
4 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (10.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) HTML5
4 5 (10.00%) JMS
4 5 (10.00%) MSMQ
4 5 (10.00%) Play Framework
4 5 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (10.00%) React
4 5 (10.00%) Spring
4 5 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Derivative
1 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Cloud Native
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.00%) IPTV
4 2 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.00%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.00%) CentOS
3 20 (40.00%) Windows
4 17 (34.00%) Debian
5 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (16.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (10.00%) Android
7 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 5 (10.00%) Mac OS X
7 5 (10.00%) Unix
8 4 (8.00%) Fedora
8 4 (8.00%) NetWare
8 4 (8.00%) Solaris
8 4 (8.00%) VMS
9 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
10 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) DevOps
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 8 (16.00%) Microservices
4 8 (16.00%) TDD
4 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (12.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 6 (12.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (10.00%) JVM Tuning
7 5 (10.00%) Kanban
7 5 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
7 5 (10.00%) UML
7 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) Python
2 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (24.00%) Perl
5 12 (24.00%) SQL
6 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (16.00%) Ruby
8 7 (14.00%) Groovy
8 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (12.00%) C#
10 5 (10.00%) C++
10 5 (10.00%) Clojure
10 5 (10.00%) ClojureScript
10 5 (10.00%) PHP
10 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (10.00%) Scala
11 4 (8.00%) VBA
12 2 (4.00%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Docker
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.00%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.00%) KVM
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (46.00%) Puppet
2 20 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 17 (34.00%) Terraform
4 11 (22.00%) Ansible
5 5 (10.00%) Consul
5 5 (10.00%) Salt
6 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.00%) Packer
7 2 (4.00%) Grafana
7 2 (4.00%) Kibana
7 2 (4.00%) logstash
7 2 (4.00%) Mesos
7 2 (4.00%) Nessus
7 2 (4.00%) OSSEC
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (2.00%) Nagios
8 1 (2.00%) Pingdom
8 1 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (2.00%) WSUS
8 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Red Hat
2 17 (34.00%) Cisco
3 13 (26.00%) VMware
4 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.00%) Cloudera
5 9 (18.00%) Dell
5 9 (18.00%) MuleSoft
6 8 (16.00%) HP
6 8 (16.00%) NetApp
7 6 (12.00%) Juniper
8 5 (10.00%) Axway
8 5 (10.00%) Hortonworks
8 5 (10.00%) Oracle
8 5 (10.00%) Sparx
8 5 (10.00%) Sybase
9 4 (8.00%) Avaya
9 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.00%) Novell
9 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (8.00%) SAP