Period
to 12 May 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 12 May 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
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 427 378 462
Rank change year-on-year -49 +84 -40
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 41 55 152
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.21% 1.51% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 118
10th Percentile £399 £370 £381
25th Percentile £488 £408 £445
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £450 £520
Median % change year-on-year +38.89% -13.46% -0.95%
75th Percentile £725 £500 £556
90th Percentile £738 £599 £648
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -

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 3,377 3,633 7,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.33% 17.26% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,379 2,584 5,292
10th Percentile £275 £175 £181
25th Percentile £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £488
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £588
90th Percentile £688 £650 £656
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 108 192
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.91 £14.00
25th Percentile £24.00 £17.88 £16.08
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.00 £20.16
Median % change year-on-year +104.76% +4.15% +4.10%
75th Percentile £64.00 £47.15 £34.31
90th Percentile £68.00 £54.05 £48.66
England median hourly rate £17.76 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.96% +1.47% -

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 12 May 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 12 May 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 +25 5 £500 +17.65% 15
South London +33 1 £390 -18.96%
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 12 May 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (70.73%) CentOS
3 27 (65.85%) DevOps
4 23 (56.10%) Python
5 22 (53.66%) AWS
6 18 (43.90%) Terraform
7 14 (34.15%) Bash Shell
7 14 (34.15%) Ansible
7 14 (34.15%) Serverless
8 12 (29.27%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (29.27%) SQL
9 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
10 10 (24.39%) Azure
10 10 (24.39%) Windows
11 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.95%) VMware
11 9 (21.95%) Docker
12 8 (19.51%) Puppet
12 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
12 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
12 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
12 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
12 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
13 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
13 7 (17.07%) Java
13 7 (17.07%) JIRA
13 7 (17.07%) TeamCity
14 6 (14.63%) Data Pipeline
14 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
14 6 (14.63%) Confluence

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 6 (14.63%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.44%) Jetty
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 22 (53.66%) AWS
2 14 (34.15%) Serverless
3 12 (29.27%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (24.39%) Azure
5 4 (9.76%) Amazon S3
5 4 (9.76%) GCP
6 3 (7.32%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (7.32%) GitHub
6 3 (7.32%) PaaS
6 3 (7.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (4.88%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.88%) IaaS
7 2 (4.88%) SaaS
8 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.44%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (2.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (2.44%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (2.44%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) IPv4
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) OSPF
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) VLAN
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon Redshift
1 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) InfluxDB
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.07%) JIRA
3 7 (17.07%) TeamCity
4 6 (14.63%) Maven
5 4 (9.76%) Gradle
6 3 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (7.32%) Subversion
7 2 (4.88%) Grunt
7 2 (4.88%) JUnit
7 2 (4.88%) Serena SBM
7 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.44%) Appium
8 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
8 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.44%) Log4j
8 1 (2.44%) Selenium
8 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Front Office
3 2 (4.88%) International Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (19.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Python Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Data Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (12.20%) Administrator
6 5 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (12.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Flask
1 6 (14.63%) Lambda Expressions
2 5 (12.20%) LDAP
3 4 (9.76%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (9.76%) Node.js
3 4 (9.76%) React
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) Velocity
6 1 (2.44%) .NET
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) Django
6 1 (2.44%) Dropwizard
6 1 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) Kafka
6 1 (2.44%) OAuth
6 1 (2.44%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.44%) RESTful
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Structures
1 6 (14.63%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (14.63%) Hedge funds
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Native
2 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Equities
3 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (70.73%) CentOS
3 10 (24.39%) Windows
4 5 (12.20%) Solaris
5 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.32%) SUSE
7 2 (4.88%) Debian
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (2.44%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) DevOps
2 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Analytics
4 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
4 6 (14.63%) Data Pipeline
4 6 (14.63%) ETL
4 6 (14.63%) High Availability
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (9.76%) Microservices
6 4 (9.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.32%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Python
2 14 (34.15%) Bash Shell
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
5 7 (17.07%) Java
6 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.76%) Ruby
8 3 (7.32%) Perl
8 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.88%) C#
9 2 (4.88%) Go
9 2 (4.88%) PHP
10 1 (2.44%) C
10 1 (2.44%) C++
10 1 (2.44%) Groovy
10 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) AWS Certification
3 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) GDPR
1 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Docker
2 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) Samba
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) NFS
5 2 (4.88%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) Terraform
2 14 (34.15%) Ansible
3 8 (19.51%) Puppet
4 6 (14.63%) Kubernetes
5 4 (9.76%) Grafana
5 4 (9.76%) Prometheus
6 3 (7.32%) Consul
6 3 (7.32%) Icinga
7 2 (4.88%) Control-M
7 2 (4.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (4.88%) logstash
7 2 (4.88%) Netcool
7 2 (4.88%) QRadar
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
7 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
8 1 (2.44%) Kibana
8 1 (2.44%) Rundeck
8 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) VMware
2 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.63%) Cloudera
3 6 (14.63%) Hortonworks
4 5 (12.20%) ServiceNow
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.32%) New Relic
7 2 (4.88%) BMC
7 2 (4.88%) CyberArk
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) Google
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle
7 2 (4.88%) Qualys
7 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
7 2 (4.88%) Serena
7 2 (4.88%) Splunk
8 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.44%) HP