Period
to

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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 483 432 383
Rank change year-on-year -51 -49 +74
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 89 40 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 1.16% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 30 38
10th Percentile £381 £399 £394
25th Percentile £501 £488 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +33.33% -13.46%
75th Percentile £697 £725 £500
90th Percentile £800 £738 £602
England median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% 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 5,175 3,450 3,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.40% 14.21% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,758 2,422 2,468
10th Percentile £227 £263 £184
25th Percentile £419 £401 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
75th Percentile £670 £594 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £650
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 42 90
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.78 £13.97
25th Percentile £21.75 £21.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate £24.50 £41.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.96% +97.62% +3.32%
75th Percentile £50.00 £64.00 £40.68
90th Percentile £67.50 £67.85 £53.32
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year +22.86% +0.44% +2.79%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -28 10 £570 +14.00% 8
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 89 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (62.92%) AWS
3 52 (58.43%) Ansible
4 45 (50.56%) Docker
4 45 (50.56%) CI/CD
5 42 (47.19%) Kubernetes
5 42 (47.19%) Terraform
5 42 (47.19%) Python
6 39 (43.82%) Azure
6 39 (43.82%) Agile
6 39 (43.82%) DevOps
7 37 (41.57%) Windows
8 34 (38.20%) Puppet
9 31 (34.83%) Git (software)
10 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
11 29 (32.58%) Red Hat
11 29 (32.58%) CentOS
11 29 (32.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (30.34%) Jenkins
12 27 (30.34%) Windows Server
13 23 (25.84%) GitLab
14 22 (24.72%) SQL
15 21 (23.60%) Bash
15 21 (23.60%) Infrastructure Automation
16 20 (22.47%) Prometheus
16 20 (22.47%) Bitbucket
16 20 (22.47%) Java
17 19 (21.35%) Unix
18 18 (20.22%) Configuration Management
18 18 (20.22%) Splunk

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 14 (15.73%) Apache
1 14 (15.73%) nginx
2 13 (14.61%) IIS
3 10 (11.24%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.99%) Confluence
5 5 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.49%) Apache Pig
6 4 (4.49%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.49%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.37%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (3.37%) JBoss
7 3 (3.37%) uWSGI
7 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.25%) Mule
8 2 (2.25%) Mule ESB
8 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.12%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.12%) Moodle
9 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 56 (62.92%) AWS
2 39 (43.82%) Azure
3 17 (19.10%) PaaS
4 14 (15.73%) IaaS
5 13 (14.61%) OpenShift
6 7 (7.87%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (7.87%) Amazon S3
6 7 (7.87%) GCP
7 6 (6.74%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (6.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (6.74%) AWS Fargate
7 6 (6.74%) GitHub
8 5 (5.62%) SaaS
8 5 (5.62%) Serverless
9 4 (4.49%) Route 53
10 3 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (3.37%) AWS CodePipeline
10 3 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (3.37%) Tricentis Tosca
11 2 (2.25%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.10%) Firewall
2 7 (7.87%) DNS
3 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.37%) VoIP
3 3 (3.37%) VPN
4 2 (2.25%) HTTP
4 2 (2.25%) Internet
4 2 (2.25%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.25%) LAN
4 2 (2.25%) Network Security
4 2 (2.25%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (2.25%) SSL
4 2 (2.25%) WAN
5 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.12%) SSH
5 1 (1.12%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.12%) VLAN
5 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.12%) Wireless
5 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (14.61%) NoSQL
3 11 (12.36%) MySQL
4 8 (8.99%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.74%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.74%) MariaDB
6 3 (3.37%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.37%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.37%) HBase
6 3 (3.37%) Redis
6 3 (3.37%) Riak
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.25%) MS Access
7 2 (2.25%) Redshift Spectrum
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Git (software)
2 27 (30.34%) Jenkins
3 23 (25.84%) GitLab
4 20 (22.47%) Bitbucket
5 16 (17.98%) TeamCity
6 13 (14.61%) Artifactory
7 12 (13.48%) Cucumber
7 12 (13.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (11.24%) Selenium
9 9 (10.11%) Zephyr
10 8 (8.99%) JIRA
11 7 (7.87%) git-flow
12 5 (5.62%) CircleCI
12 5 (5.62%) Log4j
13 3 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (2.25%) Serena SBM
14 2 (2.25%) Subversion
15 1 (1.12%) RSpec
15 1 (1.12%) RubyGems
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.99%) Public Sector
4 7 (7.87%) Social Skills
5 4 (4.49%) Documentation Skills
5 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.12%) International Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Administrator
4 7 (7.87%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Architect
5 5 (5.62%) Developer
5 5 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (3.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) Consultant
6 3 (3.37%) Data Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.37%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.37%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (15.73%) .NET
3 7 (7.87%) Kafka
4 6 (6.74%) LDAP
5 5 (5.62%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (5.62%) Spring Boot
6 4 (4.49%) Node.js
7 3 (3.37%) Apache Tez
7 3 (3.37%) CSS
7 3 (3.37%) Flask
7 3 (3.37%) LAMP
7 3 (3.37%) PySpark
7 3 (3.37%) React
7 3 (3.37%) WebRTC
8 2 (2.25%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.25%) EJB
8 2 (2.25%) Lucene
8 2 (2.25%) REST
8 2 (2.25%) Spring
9 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.87%) Clustering
3 6 (6.74%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.62%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.62%) Legacy Systems
5 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.37%) PKI
7 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.25%) Replication
7 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.25%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.12%) Educational Technology
8 1 (1.12%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (1.12%) NHS
8 1 (1.12%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (41.57%) Windows
3 29 (32.58%) CentOS
3 29 (32.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (30.34%) Windows Server
5 19 (21.35%) Unix
6 8 (8.99%) Debian
7 6 (6.74%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (6.74%) SUSE
8 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.49%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (4.49%) Solaris
9 4 (4.49%) VMS
10 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (2.25%) Alpine Linux
11 2 (2.25%) CoreOS
11 2 (2.25%) HPUX
11 2 (2.25%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.56%) CI/CD
2 39 (43.82%) Agile
2 39 (43.82%) DevOps
3 21 (23.60%) Infrastructure Automation
4 18 (20.22%) Configuration Management
5 14 (15.73%) Platform Engineering
6 13 (14.61%) Analytics
6 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (13.48%) Kanban
8 11 (12.36%) Microservices
9 10 (11.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 9 (10.11%) Change Control
10 9 (10.11%) Migration
10 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (8.99%) Release Management
12 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure as Code
12 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
13 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) Python
2 22 (24.72%) SQL
3 21 (23.60%) Bash
4 20 (22.47%) Java
5 14 (15.73%) Ruby
6 13 (14.61%) Go
7 12 (13.48%) Perl
8 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.62%) Groovy
9 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.49%) PHP
11 3 (3.37%) C#
11 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.25%) Rust
12 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.25%) VBScript
13 1 (1.12%) Ada
13 1 (1.12%) C++
13 1 (1.12%) Cython
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) CCA
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) GIAC
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.12%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.12%) MCITP
5 1 (1.12%) MCSA
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.12%) OSCP
5 1 (1.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) GDPR
1 3 (3.37%) OASIS TOSCA
2 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (50.56%) Docker
2 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.11%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.25%) NFS
7 2 (2.25%) Veritas File System
7 2 (2.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.12%) KVM
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 52 (58.43%) Ansible
2 42 (47.19%) Kubernetes
2 42 (47.19%) Terraform
3 34 (38.20%) Puppet
4 20 (22.47%) Prometheus
5 17 (19.10%) Grafana
6 12 (13.48%) Packer
7 10 (11.24%) Consul
8 9 (10.11%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (10.11%) Icinga
8 9 (10.11%) ZABBIX
9 7 (7.87%) Nagios
10 6 (6.74%) yum
11 4 (4.49%) HAProxy
11 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (4.49%) SCCM
12 3 (3.37%) Ambari
12 3 (3.37%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (3.37%) logstash
12 3 (3.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.58%) Red Hat
3 18 (20.22%) Splunk
4 13 (14.61%) Google
4 13 (14.61%) VMware
5 12 (13.48%) Micro Focus
6 8 (8.99%) Oracle
7 4 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.37%) F5
8 3 (3.37%) Hortonworks
8 3 (3.37%) IBM
9 2 (2.25%) Actifio
9 2 (2.25%) BMC
9 2 (2.25%) Citrix
9 2 (2.25%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.25%) EMC
9 2 (2.25%) Infoblox
9 2 (2.25%) Qualys
9 2 (2.25%) Serena
9 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow