Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 95 97
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 -7
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.49% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% 1.11% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £513 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +57.69% -
10th Percentile £400 £489 £313
90th Percentile £500 £556 £338
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £403
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.01% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -52.63% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 294 270 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.10% 22.33% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 174 238
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.61% -18.33%
10th Percentile £143 £145 £135
90th Percentile £620 £508 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 34
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.61% -5.71% +23.24%
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.78 £12.15
90th Percentile £40.05 £22.25 £55.53
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +25.00%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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
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 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Oxford -8 6 £450 -10.00% 2
Ubuntu
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) SELinux
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Debian
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (33.33%) nginx
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source Development
5 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
5 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Route 53
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (16.67%) Route 53
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GitLab
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Designer
3 1 (16.67%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source Development
3 1 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) AWK
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) sed
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) iptables
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (50.00%) SELinux
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Salt
3 1 (16.67%) systemd
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe