The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 29 April 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 58 66
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.84% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.10% 1.19% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £488 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £275
% change year-on-year +5.88% +54.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -27.83% +51.56%  

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 122 168 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.47% 28.97% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 120 135
Median daily rate £375 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -5.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 47
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.35 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Oxfordshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Oxfordshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Oxfordshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 3 £500 -
Ubuntu
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Debian
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) HAProxy
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) CentOS
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) SELinux
5 2 (28.57%) MariaDB
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) JBoss
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Drupal
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Jetty
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
6 1 (14.29%) nginx
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (14.29%) SaaS
6 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (14.29%) Jetty
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) Datadog
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Route 53
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MariaDB
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) Symfony
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Debian
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (14.29%) Full Text Search
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Gluster
1 1 (14.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HAProxy
2 3 (42.86%) SELinux
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) Sysdig
3 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Percona
1 1 (14.29%) Talend