Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 428 372 350
Rank change year-on-year -56 -22 -3
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 202 245 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 2.80% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 185 176
London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £385 £335 £378
90th Percentile £625 £600 £544
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
London median hourly rate £90.00 £16.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +462.50% -68.00% +150.00%
10th Percentile £85.00 £15.50 £47.50
90th Percentile £95.00 £16.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +47.06% -55.84% +28.33%

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 9,606 8,748 9,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.67% 20.80% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,836 6,073 6,218
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £200 £238 £205
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 200 292
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.72% +4.95%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.48 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -18 31 £538 +7.50% 11
West London +8 20 £515 -2.83% 4
South London -38 13 £400 -14.89%
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Linux
2 127 (62.87%) DevOps
3 104 (51.49%) CentOS
4 96 (47.52%) Python
4 96 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (43.07%) Red Hat
6 84 (41.58%) Docker
7 81 (40.10%) Ansible
7 81 (40.10%) Bash Shell
8 80 (39.60%) Amazon AWS
8 80 (39.60%) Jenkins
9 77 (38.12%) Git (software)
10 76 (37.62%) MySQL
11 60 (29.70%) Puppet
12 58 (28.71%) VMware
13 57 (28.22%) MongoDB
14 50 (24.75%) Java
15 47 (23.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 43 (21.29%) Scrum
16 43 (21.29%) Configuration Management
16 43 (21.29%) Go
17 39 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (19.31%) nginx
18 36 (17.82%) Continuous Delivery
19 35 (17.33%) Ruby
19 35 (17.33%) Windows
20 34 (16.83%) Apache
20 34 (16.83%) PostgreSQL
21 31 (15.35%) Nagios
21 31 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (19.31%) nginx
2 34 (16.83%) Apache
3 26 (12.87%) Tomcat
4 24 (11.88%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (9.41%) OpenStack
6 10 (4.95%) Jetty
7 9 (4.46%) Confluence
8 6 (2.97%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.97%) WildFly
9 5 (2.48%) Mule ESB
10 4 (1.98%) IIS
10 4 (1.98%) JBoss
11 3 (1.49%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.50%) uWSGI
12 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 80 (39.60%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.92%) GitHub
4 15 (7.43%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (6.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (3.96%) Amazon S3
6 8 (3.96%) Route 53
7 7 (3.47%) IaaS
8 6 (2.97%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (2.48%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (1.49%) PaaS
12 2 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.99%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.88%) Firewall
2 23 (11.39%) LDAP
3 17 (8.42%) HTTP
3 17 (8.42%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.43%) SSL
5 12 (5.94%) VPN
6 10 (4.95%) DNS
6 10 (4.95%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.98%) Kerberos
7 4 (1.98%) NAS
7 4 (1.98%) Network Security
7 4 (1.98%) SAN
7 4 (1.98%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.99%) Internet
8 2 (0.99%) Junos
8 2 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.99%) VSAN
9 1 (0.50%) SSH
9 1 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (37.62%) MySQL
2 57 (28.22%) MongoDB
3 34 (16.83%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (10.89%) Big Data
4 22 (10.89%) Hadoop
5 16 (7.92%) SQL Server
6 13 (6.44%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.95%) Redis
8 5 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.98%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.98%) HBase
9 4 (1.98%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.99%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.50%) Riak
12 1 (0.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 80 (39.60%) Jenkins
2 77 (38.12%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.88%) Maven
4 22 (10.89%) Vagrant
5 14 (6.93%) JIRA
6 10 (4.95%) GitLab
7 7 (3.47%) Gerrit
8 6 (2.97%) Subversion
9 5 (2.48%) Ant
9 5 (2.48%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.48%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.98%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.98%) git-flow
11 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.49%) Mockito
11 3 (1.49%) Selenium
12 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.99%) Codeship
12 2 (0.99%) EasyMock
12 2 (0.99%) JIRA Agile
General
1 11 (5.45%) Finance
2 4 (1.98%) Banking
3 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.49%) Marketing
4 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.50%) Billing
5 1 (0.50%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (46.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (22.28%) Linux Engineer
3 30 (14.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 28 (13.86%) Administrator
5 24 (11.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 22 (10.89%) Developer
7 21 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (8.91%) Senior DevOps
9 17 (8.42%) AWS Engineer
10 16 (7.92%) AWS DevOps
10 16 (7.92%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (6.93%) Java Developer
11 14 (6.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 13 (6.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 13 (6.44%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (6.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 12 (5.94%) Splunk Administrator
14 10 (4.95%) Nagios Engineer
14 10 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
15 9 (4.46%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.87%) ActiveMQ
2 21 (10.40%) REST
3 20 (9.90%) LEMP Stack
3 20 (9.90%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (9.41%) HTML
4 19 (9.41%) Web Services
5 18 (8.91%) Kafka
6 17 (8.42%) Spring
7 16 (7.92%) Elastic Stack
7 16 (7.92%) Spring Boot
8 15 (7.43%) LAMP
9 14 (6.93%) HTML5
10 12 (5.94%) Node.js
11 11 (5.45%) AngularJS
12 9 (4.46%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (3.96%) MCollective
13 8 (3.96%) React
14 7 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
15 6 (2.97%) Redux
16 5 (2.48%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.39%) Device Driver
2 18 (8.91%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (5.94%) Clustering
4 11 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (5.45%) Replication
5 9 (4.46%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.49%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.49%) Spread Betting
8 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.99%) Life Science
8 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.50%) Fintech
9 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.50%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 202 (100.00%) Linux
2 104 (51.49%) CentOS
3 47 (23.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (17.33%) Windows
5 22 (10.89%) Debian
6 16 (7.92%) Windows Server
7 12 (5.94%) Unix
8 8 (3.96%) Mac OS
9 7 (3.47%) CoreOS
9 7 (3.47%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.47%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.97%) SUSE
11 4 (1.98%) AIX
12 3 (1.49%) FreeBSD
12 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.50%) Android
14 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (62.87%) DevOps
2 96 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (21.29%) Configuration Management
3 43 (21.29%) Scrum
4 39 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (17.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (12.38%) Open Source
7 24 (11.88%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 20 (9.90%) Kanban
9 16 (7.92%) Analytics
9 16 (7.92%) High Availability
10 14 (6.93%) TDD
11 11 (5.45%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.45%) Server Building
12 8 (3.96%) BDD
12 8 (3.96%) Build Automation
12 8 (3.96%) Data Analytics
13 6 (2.97%) Information Security
13 6 (2.97%) Machine Learning
13 6 (2.97%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (47.52%) Python
2 81 (40.10%) Bash Shell
3 50 (24.75%) Java
4 43 (21.29%) Go
5 35 (17.33%) Ruby
6 21 (10.40%) JavaScript
7 18 (8.91%) Perl
8 10 (4.95%) PHP
9 9 (4.46%) SQL
10 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.48%) Clojure
12 5 (2.48%) R
13 3 (1.49%) C#
13 3 (1.49%) C++
13 3 (1.49%) Groovy
14 2 (0.99%) C
15 1 (0.50%) ES6
15 1 (0.50%) PHP 7
15 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (14.36%) SC Cleared
1 29 (14.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.98%) Degree
3 3 (1.49%) RHCE
4 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.50%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.50%) MCP
4 1 (0.50%) MCPD
4 1 (0.50%) MCSD
4 1 (0.50%) MCSE
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.93%) QA
2 9 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (41.58%) Docker
2 31 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.91%) vCloud
4 10 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (4.46%) Samba
6 8 (3.96%) Active Directory
6 8 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.97%) KVM
8 5 (2.48%) NFS
8 5 (2.48%) Xen
8 5 (2.48%) XenServer
9 4 (1.98%) Firmware
10 3 (1.49%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.99%) HDFS
11 2 (0.99%) OpenDJ
11 2 (0.99%) OpenIDM
11 2 (0.99%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 81 (40.10%) Ansible
2 60 (29.70%) Puppet
3 31 (15.35%) Nagios
4 26 (12.87%) Terraform
5 25 (12.38%) Grafana
6 23 (11.39%) Galera Cluster
6 23 (11.39%) Icinga
6 23 (11.39%) Prometheus
7 20 (9.90%) Kubernetes
8 16 (7.92%) ZABBIX
9 14 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (5.45%) HAProxy
11 10 (4.95%) logstash
11 10 (4.95%) Salt
12 8 (3.96%) Kibana
13 7 (3.47%) Packer
14 3 (1.49%) Rancher
14 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (1.49%) Rundeck
14 3 (1.49%) yum
Vendors
1 87 (43.07%) Red Hat
2 58 (28.71%) VMware
3 29 (14.36%) SaltStack
4 15 (7.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.93%) Splunk
6 7 (3.47%) EMC
7 6 (2.97%) Cloudera
7 6 (2.97%) Oracle
8 5 (2.48%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.48%) Cisco
8 5 (2.48%) Google
8 5 (2.48%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.98%) Isilon
9 4 (1.98%) NetApp
9 4 (1.98%) New Relic
10 3 (1.49%) Capita
10 3 (1.49%) Veritas
11 2 (0.99%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.99%) Dell
11 2 (0.99%) Juniper