Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 April 2019 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 186 164
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.16% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.69% 0.60% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Scotland median daily rate £513 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.36% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £501 £324 £425
90th Percentile £534 £412 £475
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year -17.16% +152.24% -62.78%

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,012 1,003 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.45% 20.14% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 645 449
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.47% +3.45% +1.75%
10th Percentile £122 £185 £142
90th Percentile £538 £519 £463
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 39
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £16.81 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.13% -1.12% -54.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.75 £11.32
90th Percentile £44.50 £42.35 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £17.16 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.91% +3.03% -2.94%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Scotland

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Scotland

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Edinburgh +10 5 £525 +45.83%
Glasgow - 1 £500 -
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Datadog
4 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Puppet
4 4 (57.14%) Splunk
4 4 (57.14%) New Relic
4 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Micro Focus
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) Nagios
5 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (42.86%) OpenShift
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
5 3 (42.86%) Analytics
5 3 (42.86%) Artifactory

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Sentinel
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Datadog
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) OpenShift
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) Modbus
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Artifactory
1 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) IBM UrbanCode
1 3 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
1 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
2 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Architect
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CAN bus
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (14.29%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (14.29%) AIX
7 1 (14.29%) CentOS
7 1 (14.29%) DC/OS
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 3 (42.86%) Terraform
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) New Relic
2 4 (57.14%) Splunk
3 3 (42.86%) AppDynamics
3 3 (42.86%) Micro Focus
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas