Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 370 450 463
Rank change year-on-year +80 +13 -68
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 94 167 179
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.15% 2.09% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 125 140
Median daily rate £500 £520 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +0.97% +8.42%
10th Percentile £383 £350 £363
90th Percentile £606 £633 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £71.25
England median hourly rate - £25.93 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -50.61% +213.43%

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 4,369 7,973 9,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.64% 18.68% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,976 5,550 6,800
Median daily rate £450 £484 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +1.84% +5.56%
10th Percentile £163 £181 £213
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
England median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 222 306
Median hourly rate £24.18 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.12% +12.30% -14.02%
10th Percentile £15.15 £13.55 £12.14
90th Percentile £64.62 £49.88 £47.83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.33
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +2.67%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +99 24 £575 +39.39% 6
South London +34 9 £500 - 2
West London +47 2 £418 -18.54% 5
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (54.26%) Windows
2 51 (54.26%) Security Cleared
3 43 (45.74%) Puppet
4 41 (43.62%) SC Cleared
5 39 (41.49%) Ansible
6 37 (39.36%) Bash Shell
7 35 (37.23%) Python
7 35 (37.23%) Windows Server
8 34 (36.17%) DevOps
8 34 (36.17%) AWS
9 33 (35.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (30.85%) Docker
11 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
12 27 (28.72%) Azure
13 26 (27.66%) Red Hat
13 26 (27.66%) VMware
14 25 (26.60%) Terraform
15 24 (25.53%) Java
15 24 (25.53%) SQL
15 24 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (24.47%) Configuration Management
17 22 (23.40%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (23.40%) CentOS
17 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
18 21 (22.34%) OpenStack
18 21 (22.34%) PowerShell
19 20 (21.28%) Migration
19 20 (21.28%) PHP

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 21 (22.34%) OpenStack
2 15 (15.96%) Confluence
3 12 (12.77%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.45%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Fuse
6 3 (3.19%) JBoss
6 3 (3.19%) nginx
7 2 (2.13%) Apache
7 2 (2.13%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.06%) CMS
8 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.06%) IIS
8 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.06%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.17%) AWS
2 27 (28.72%) Azure
3 16 (17.02%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.32%) GCP
5 4 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.26%) GitHub
5 4 (4.26%) Serverless
6 3 (3.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.19%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 3 (3.19%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.13%) Azure Functions
7 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.13%) Office 365
7 2 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) Datadog
8 1 (1.06%) G Suite
8 1 (1.06%) PaaS
8 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) VPN
2 10 (10.64%) Firewall
3 7 (7.45%) DNS
4 4 (4.26%) HTTP
4 4 (4.26%) Junos
4 4 (4.26%) SAN
4 4 (4.26%) VXLAN
5 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.13%) IPsec
6 2 (2.13%) SNMP
7 1 (1.06%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.06%) SSH
7 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (18.09%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (9.57%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.51%) MySQL
5 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (6.38%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.19%) Big Data
10 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.13%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (2.13%) Data Lake
10 2 (2.13%) SAP HANA
11 1 (1.06%) Cloudera CDH
11 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.96%) GitLab
3 15 (15.96%) JIRA
4 7 (7.45%) Bitbucket
5 6 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (6.38%) SonarQube
6 5 (5.32%) Bitbucket Server
6 5 (5.32%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.26%) RSpec
8 3 (3.19%) FindBugs
8 3 (3.19%) gulp
8 3 (3.19%) Log4j
8 3 (3.19%) Maven
8 3 (3.19%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.19%) Selenium
8 3 (3.19%) Subversion
9 2 (2.13%) Gatling
9 2 (2.13%) Grunt
General
1 16 (17.02%) Public Sector
2 9 (9.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.89%) Architect
3 9 (9.57%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (9.57%) Cloud Specialist
3 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 9 (9.57%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Technical Architect
4 8 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (5.32%) Administrator
6 5 (5.32%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (5.32%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Consultant
6 5 (5.32%) Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.02%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (11.70%) Spring
3 10 (10.64%) REST
4 8 (8.51%) Spring Boot
5 6 (6.38%) LDAP
5 6 (6.38%) Middleware
5 6 (6.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 6 (6.38%) RESTful
6 5 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.26%) LAMP
7 4 (4.26%) Node.js
7 4 (4.26%) XML
8 3 (3.19%) HTML
8 3 (3.19%) HTML5
8 3 (3.19%) SOAP
8 3 (3.19%) Velocity
8 3 (3.19%) Web Services
9 2 (2.13%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.57%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (7.45%) Private Cloud
5 6 (6.38%) Replication
6 4 (4.26%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.19%) NHS
8 2 (2.13%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.13%) User Experience
9 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (54.26%) Windows
3 35 (37.23%) Windows Server
4 33 (35.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (23.40%) CentOS
6 12 (12.77%) Unix
7 10 (10.64%) Debian
8 6 (6.38%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (6.38%) Solaris
9 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.13%) DC/OS
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (1.06%) Fedora
11 1 (1.06%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) DevOps
2 23 (24.47%) Configuration Management
3 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.28%) Migration
5 18 (19.15%) Open Source
6 17 (18.09%) Test Automation
7 14 (14.89%) Server Management
8 12 (12.77%) Security Hardening
9 10 (10.64%) Microservices
9 10 (10.64%) SDLC
10 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
11 8 (8.51%) Project Delivery
12 7 (7.45%) High Availability
12 7 (7.45%) ITIL
12 7 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (7.45%) Security Architecture
12 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.36%) Bash Shell
2 35 (37.23%) Python
3 24 (25.53%) Java
3 24 (25.53%) SQL
4 21 (22.34%) PowerShell
5 20 (21.28%) PHP
6 10 (10.64%) Perl
6 10 (10.64%) Ruby
7 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.38%) C++
9 4 (4.26%) C#
9 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.19%) C
10 3 (3.19%) Go
10 3 (3.19%) Groovy
10 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.13%) Haskell
12 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (54.26%) Security Cleared
2 41 (43.62%) SC Cleared
3 18 (19.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) CCNA
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) CISSP
5 1 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.06%) GIAC
5 1 (1.06%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.06%) SANS
5 1 (1.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (3.19%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (3.19%) NCSC
4 2 (2.13%) PMO
5 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 29 (30.85%) Docker
2 24 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.96%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.89%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (9.57%) KVM
6 7 (7.45%) Active Directory
7 6 (6.38%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.26%) iptables
9 4 (4.26%) VMware NSX
10 3 (3.19%) VirtualBox
11 2 (2.13%) NFS
12 1 (1.06%) LXC
12 1 (1.06%) Samba
12 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (45.74%) Puppet
2 39 (41.49%) Ansible
3 25 (26.60%) Terraform
4 13 (13.83%) Kubernetes
5 12 (12.77%) Consul
5 12 (12.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 12 (12.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (8.51%) Packer
7 6 (6.38%) Cobbler
7 6 (6.38%) Data Guard
7 6 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (6.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (6.38%) ZABBIX
8 5 (5.32%) Icinga
8 5 (5.32%) vCenter Server
9 4 (4.26%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (4.26%) Nagios
9 4 (4.26%) yum
10 3 (3.19%) Grafana
10 3 (3.19%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Red Hat
1 26 (27.66%) VMware
2 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.64%) Oracle
4 8 (8.51%) F5
5 6 (6.38%) Google
5 6 (6.38%) HP
6 5 (5.32%) Juniper
7 4 (4.26%) Cloudera
7 4 (4.26%) Mirantis
8 3 (3.19%) MuleSoft
8 3 (3.19%) SAP
8 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.19%) Splunk
9 2 (2.13%) BiZZdesign
9 2 (2.13%) NetApp
9 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.13%) Sophos
10 1 (1.06%) LogicMonitor
10 1 (1.06%) Sparx