Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 284 325
Rank change year-on-year -29 +41 +25
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 60 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 2.07% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 47
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.01% +4.55%
10th Percentile £314 £369 £273
90th Percentile £568 £625 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £436
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.88% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.63% -15.56%
10th Percentile £16.65 £17.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £19.00 £19.00 £40.25
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year +7.46% -56.49% +28.33%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,793 3,380 4,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.55% 21.96% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,118 1,935 2,578
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £143 £200 £191
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 281 403
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -17.95% +21.88%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.79 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% - +3.13%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the South East

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the South East

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the South East over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the South East

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in the South East

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Thames Valley -33 28 £463 -7.50% 19
Berkshire -24 20 £488 -2.50% 10
Surrey -30 15 £450 +6.70% 4
West Sussex -5 8 £520 +4.03%
Hampshire +3 5 £383 +9.36% 2
Oxfordshire -14 5 £425 -13.92% 5
Buckinghamshire -21 3 £325 - 4
East Sussex - 2 £500 - 3
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (43.33%) Puppet
3 24 (40.00%) Windows
4 23 (38.33%) Python
5 22 (36.67%) SQL
5 22 (36.67%) Red Hat
5 22 (36.67%) DevOps
6 21 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (31.67%) Java
8 19 (31.67%) Node.js
9 18 (30.00%) nginx
10 17 (28.33%) CentOS
11 16 (26.67%) Apache
12 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 15 (25.00%) Perl
12 15 (25.00%) Unix
12 15 (25.00%) Debian
12 15 (25.00%) Ruby
12 15 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
13 14 (23.33%) HTTP
13 14 (23.33%) CSS
13 14 (23.33%) Ansible
13 14 (23.33%) Docker
14 13 (21.67%) XML
14 13 (21.67%) HTML
14 13 (21.67%) Open Source

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (30.00%) nginx
2 16 (26.67%) Apache
3 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.33%) JBoss
4 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.67%) SAS
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
7 2 (3.33%) Apache Pig
7 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.67%) Confluence
8 1 (1.67%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.00%) GitHub
2 9 (15.00%) Google Analytics
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.33%) IaaS
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.67%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.67%) Route 53
6 1 (1.67%) SaaS
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) HTTP
2 9 (15.00%) SSL
2 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (13.33%) SSH
4 7 (11.67%) DNS
5 4 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (6.67%) CTI
5 4 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (6.67%) FTP
5 4 (6.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (6.67%) IPsec
5 4 (6.67%) NAS
5 4 (6.67%) PBX
5 4 (6.67%) RTP
5 4 (6.67%) SAN
5 4 (6.67%) Softphone
5 4 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (6.67%) VoIP
6 2 (3.33%) Firewall
6 2 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.00%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) Big Data
4 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.67%) SQLPlus
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.00%) HBase
5 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.00%) Sqoop
6 2 (3.33%) Impala
6 2 (3.33%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.67%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 10 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 10 (16.67%) Gatling
3 10 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 10 (16.67%) Selenium
4 9 (15.00%) Ant
4 9 (15.00%) Grunt
4 9 (15.00%) gulp
4 9 (15.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 9 (15.00%) Sublime Text
5 5 (8.33%) JIRA
5 5 (8.33%) JUnit
5 5 (8.33%) Maven
6 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.67%) GitLab
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (6.67%) HTML Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Platform Architect
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Hadoop Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) Node.js
2 15 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 14 (23.33%) CSS
4 13 (21.67%) HTML
4 13 (21.67%) XML
5 12 (20.00%) Web Services
6 11 (18.33%) jQuery
7 10 (16.67%) Gherkin
8 9 (15.00%) Servlets
9 8 (13.33%) J2EE
9 8 (13.33%) JSON
9 8 (13.33%) Play Framework
10 6 (10.00%) HTML5
10 6 (10.00%) React
10 6 (10.00%) REST
11 5 (8.33%) Drools
11 5 (8.33%) Java EE
11 5 (8.33%) jBPM
11 5 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) CMDB
2 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.67%) Life Science
3 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.67%) MPEG
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
3 1 (1.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (40.00%) Windows
3 17 (28.33%) CentOS
4 15 (25.00%) Debian
4 15 (25.00%) Unix
5 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.67%) Fedora
6 4 (6.67%) Solaris
6 4 (6.67%) SUSE
6 4 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) DevOps
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) Open Source
4 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
4 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
5 10 (16.67%) Analytics
6 9 (15.00%) Microservices
7 7 (11.67%) Scrum
7 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.33%) ITIL
9 5 (8.33%) Stochastic Modelling
10 4 (6.67%) Fault Management
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (6.67%) Presales
10 4 (6.67%) Process Management
10 4 (6.67%) Release Management
10 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Python
2 22 (36.67%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 19 (31.67%) Java
5 15 (25.00%) Perl
5 15 (25.00%) Ruby
6 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
7 12 (20.00%) Scala
8 9 (15.00%) C#
8 9 (15.00%) Groovy
8 9 (15.00%) Haskell
8 9 (15.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) AWK
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) Go
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) sed
9 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) CCNA
1 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
1 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.67%) PA-DSS
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Docker
2 13 (21.67%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (8.33%) KVM
3 5 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.67%) NFS
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Flume
5 3 (5.00%) HDFS
5 3 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (5.00%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.67%) Samba
6 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (43.33%) Puppet
2 14 (23.33%) Ansible
3 10 (16.67%) Kibana
3 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (15.00%) Grafana
4 9 (15.00%) vCenter Server
5 4 (6.67%) SCCM
5 4 (6.67%) SnapMirror
5 4 (6.67%) SnapVault
5 4 (6.67%) WSUS
6 3 (5.00%) Ambari
6 3 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (5.00%) Nagios
6 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.00%) Terraform
6 3 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (3.33%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (3.33%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.33%) Oozie
7 2 (3.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (20.00%) Google
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) VMware
5 5 (8.33%) Brocade
5 5 (8.33%) Cisco
5 5 (8.33%) webMethods
6 4 (6.67%) Citrix
6 4 (6.67%) NetApp
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle
6 4 (6.67%) Sun
6 4 (6.67%) Symantec
7 3 (5.00%) New Relic
7 3 (5.00%) Veritas
8 2 (3.33%) Adobe
8 2 (3.33%) Cloudera
8 2 (3.33%) Facebook
8 2 (3.33%) Hortonworks
8 2 (3.33%) MapR
8 2 (3.33%) SaltStack