Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +190
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £363 - -
UK median daily rate £456 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -1.35% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +47.06% -55.84% +102.63%

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1003 1045 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.15% 23.86% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 582 589
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £150 £160 £170
90th Percentile £550 £451 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 41
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.65% +1.32% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.55 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.66% -1.48% +6.45%

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 18 November 2017. 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 - 5 £325 -
Glasgow - 4 £400 - 2
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Gradle
3 3 (50.00%) Packer
3 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Google
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

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 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (16.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) webpack
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CakePHP
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) PHP-FPM
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (50.00%) Packer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) CommVault
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Sophos
2 1 (16.67%) VMware