Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 November 2017 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 79 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.96% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.09% 0.64% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Oxford median daily rate £425 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +53.85% -
10th Percentile £400 £500 £313
90th Percentile £500 £500 £338
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year - +30.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 171 156 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 23.36% 21.88% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 114 107
Oxford median daily rate £425 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +28.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £180 £128 £132
90th Percentile £620 £530 £441
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £320
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 24
Oxford median hourly rate £17.77 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.16% -37.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £74.66 £20.00 £112.45
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +12.68%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Oxford

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) CentOS
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) SELinux
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Debian
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) HAProxy
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source Development
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
5 2 (28.57%) nginx
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
6 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (14.29%) Life Science
6 1 (14.29%) SSH
6 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) AWK
6 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (14.29%) LAMP
6 1 (14.29%) Samba
6 1 (14.29%) NFS

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (57.14%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (14.29%) Route 53
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Designer
3 1 (14.29%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) CentOS
3 4 (57.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source Development
3 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) AWK
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) sed
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HAProxy
1 4 (57.14%) SELinux
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Salt
4 1 (14.29%) systemd
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe