Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 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
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 387 357 450
Rank change year-on-year -30 +93 +22
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 31 130 171
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 2.69% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 97 120
Median daily rate £545 £500 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -3.38% +0.98%
10th Percentile £374 £398 £331
90th Percentile £704 £611 £578
England median daily rate £450 £500 £460
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate £16.75 £19.63 £33.43
% change year-on-year -14.65% -41.30% +85.72%

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 2,962 4,833 8,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.11% 17.17% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,087 3,382 5,953
Median daily rate £475 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -7.22% +2.11%
10th Percentile £240 £158 £175
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £440 £413 £433
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.82% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 158 218
Median hourly rate £35.50 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.05% +12.30% -
10th Percentile £18.00 £14.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £65.90 £59.38 £39.30
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.10 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.93% +0.59% +3.03%

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 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 2021. 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 +54 4 £591 +8.60% 11
South London +42 2 £390 -22.00% 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) CentOS
3 16 (51.61%) Python
4 14 (45.16%) AWS
4 14 (45.16%) DevOps
5 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
6 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
7 9 (29.03%) Azure
7 9 (29.03%) Terraform
8 8 (25.81%) Puppet
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
9 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
9 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (22.58%) Ansible
9 7 (22.58%) Docker
9 7 (22.58%) Serverless
10 6 (19.35%) Analytics
10 6 (19.35%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
10 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) Java
11 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 5 (16.13%) Perl
11 5 (16.13%) VMware
11 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes

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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) AWS
2 9 (29.03%) Azure
3 7 (22.58%) Serverless
4 6 (19.35%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (12.90%) Amazon S3
5 4 (12.90%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (12.90%) GitHub
5 4 (12.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (9.68%) PaaS
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (6.45%) GCP
7 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) IaaS
7 2 (6.45%) SaaS
8 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.23%) Logic Apps
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 4 (12.90%) Kerberos
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (6.45%) SSL
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) Junos
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) MPLS
5 1 (3.23%) SSH
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.23%) InfluxDB
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.45%) Ant
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) Gatling
4 2 (6.45%) Grunt
4 2 (6.45%) gulp
4 2 (6.45%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (6.45%) Serena SBM
4 2 (6.45%) Sublime Text
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Bundler
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.23%) TestRail
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) International Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Administrator
1 7 (22.58%) AWS DevOps
1 7 (22.58%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (16.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) ETL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (12.90%) LDAP
2 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.68%) JSON
2 3 (9.68%) Lambda Expressions
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) Apache NiFi
3 2 (6.45%) Flask
3 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) Kafka
3 2 (6.45%) RESTful
3 2 (6.45%) Servlets
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) React
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.45%) Equities
2 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) IPTV
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) CentOS
3 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris
5 3 (9.68%) SUSE
6 2 (6.45%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) DevOps
2 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Analytics
3 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) Data Security
4 4 (12.90%) ETL
4 4 (12.90%) High Availability
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) Kernel Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.68%) Security Hardening
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Server Management
6 2 (6.45%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Python
2 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.68%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) Groovy
7 2 (6.45%) Haskell
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) GDPR
1 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.45%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
2 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) KVM
4 2 (6.45%) NFS
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas File System
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) Samba
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Terraform
2 8 (25.81%) Puppet
3 7 (22.58%) Ansible
4 5 (16.13%) Consul
4 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes
5 3 (9.68%) Grafana
6 2 (6.45%) Control-M
6 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (6.45%) Icinga
6 2 (6.45%) Kibana
6 2 (6.45%) logstash
6 2 (6.45%) Mesos
6 2 (6.45%) Netcool
6 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (6.45%) OSSEC
6 2 (6.45%) QRadar
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
6 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Cloudera
3 3 (9.68%) Hortonworks
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.45%) BMC
4 2 (6.45%) CyberArk
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Infoblox
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Qualys
4 2 (6.45%) SaltStack
4 2 (6.45%) Serena
4 2 (6.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper