Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 315 320
Rank change year-on-year +171 +5 -34
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 18 38 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.42% 1.24% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 37
Median daily rate £388 £363 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -29.27% +27.97%
10th Percentile £296 £278 £383
90th Percentile £409 £586 £660
England median daily rate £425 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -15.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -57.78% +63.64% +10.00%

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 745 3,072 3,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.50% 22.24% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 1,770 1,859
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £155 £146 £163
90th Percentile £573 £575 £575
England median daily rate £442 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +3.94% -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 244 305
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the South East

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ubuntu in the South East over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the South East

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ubuntu in the South East.

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 29 October 2020. 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
Hampshire +76 14 £388 +10.71% 8
Thames Valley +113 3 £349 +16.32% 2
Buckinghamshire +44 2 £349 - 1
Berkshire +98 1 - - 1
Surrey +74 1 - - 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) DevOps
3 13 (72.22%) VMware
4 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 11 (61.11%) Ansible
5 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) SLA
6 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (50.00%) VSAN
7 8 (44.44%) vCenter Server
7 8 (44.44%) Docker
7 8 (44.44%) Cisco
7 8 (44.44%) Dell
7 8 (44.44%) Scrum
7 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (38.89%) IaaS
8 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
8 7 (38.89%) Veeam
8 7 (38.89%) CentOS
8 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
9 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 6 (33.33%) Project Delivery
9 6 (33.33%) VMware NSX
9 6 (33.33%) Firewall
9 6 (33.33%) Migration
9 6 (33.33%) Apache
9 6 (33.33%) Python

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 6 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) nginx
3 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) IaaS
2 5 (27.78%) AWS
3 4 (22.22%) Azure
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
4 3 (16.67%) GitHub
5 2 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (5.56%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) VSAN
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) HBase
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) GitLab
2 3 (16.67%) Terragrunt
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Mocha
3 1 (5.56%) PhantomJS
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior
7 1 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Project Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 5 (27.78%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (27.78%) Security Hardening
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) SIEM
6 4 (22.22%) Storage Management
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) Release Management
9 1 (5.56%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Docker
2 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) VMware NSX
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.56%) HDFS
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Ansible
2 8 (44.44%) vCenter Server
3 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
4 5 (27.78%) vRealize
5 4 (22.22%) Puppet
6 3 (16.67%) Terraform
7 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (5.56%) SCOM
7 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Dell
3 7 (38.89%) Veeam
4 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Capita
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) Google
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds