Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 267 309
Rank change year-on-year -49 +42 +58
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 70 104 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 2.96% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 83 62
South East median daily rate £500 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.84% +0.13% +8.11%
10th Percentile £398 £253 £325
90th Percentile £660 £512 £499
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £38.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -8.33%
10th Percentile £25.13 £28.50 £37.95
90th Percentile £56.38 £48.10 £43.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £17.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year +82.03% -34.28% -40.56%

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 3,651 3,510 4,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.86% 22.00% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,974 1,932 2,725
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £168 £188 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £438 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 265 285
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.86% +5.15% -

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 16 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the South East over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 August 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
Hampshire -43 20 £424 +5.74% 8
Thames Valley -23 16 £513 +28.13% 4
West Sussex +8 15 £539 +10.48% 1
Surrey -29 13 £640 +27.36% 4
Berkshire -16 12 £525 +31.25% 1
East Sussex +2 5 £569 - 2
Oxfordshire -5 4 £425 - 3
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (61.43%) Docker
3 41 (58.57%) Python
4 36 (51.43%) DevOps
5 34 (48.57%) Java
5 34 (48.57%) JavaScript
6 33 (47.14%) Puppet
7 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (41.43%) NoSQL
9 26 (37.14%) Ruby
10 25 (35.71%) Google
10 25 (35.71%) HTTP
11 24 (34.29%) TCP/IP
11 24 (34.29%) Windows
11 24 (34.29%) Jenkins
12 23 (32.86%) Ansible
12 23 (32.86%) CSS
12 23 (32.86%) SQL
13 22 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (30.00%) Node.js
14 21 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (30.00%) Servlets
15 20 (28.57%) Perl
15 20 (28.57%) Configuration Management
15 20 (28.57%) CentOS
15 20 (28.57%) MongoDB
15 20 (28.57%) Open Source
16 19 (27.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (27.14%) SSL
17 18 (25.71%) C#

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 16 (22.86%) Apache
1 16 (22.86%) nginx
1 16 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.14%) JBoss
3 6 (8.57%) OpenStack
3 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.14%) Jetty
5 4 (5.71%) Apache Solr
6 3 (4.29%) Apache Spark
6 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (4.29%) SAS
7 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.43%) Confluence
8 1 (1.43%) Ethereum
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.43%) Hyperledger
8 1 (1.43%) IIS
8 1 (1.43%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.43%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (22.86%) Google Analytics
3 13 (18.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (14.29%) GitHub
4 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (7.14%) Serverless
6 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (5.71%) Amazon S3
6 4 (5.71%) Route 53
7 3 (4.29%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.86%) CloudBees
8 2 (2.86%) IaaS
9 1 (1.43%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.71%) HTTP
2 24 (34.29%) TCP/IP
3 19 (27.14%) SSL
4 8 (11.43%) DNS
5 7 (10.00%) DHCP
6 6 (8.57%) Internet
7 5 (7.14%) NAS
8 4 (5.71%) Network Security
8 4 (5.71%) SAN
8 4 (5.71%) WAN
9 3 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.29%) Junos
9 3 (4.29%) SSH
10 2 (2.86%) BGP
10 2 (2.86%) Firewall
10 2 (2.86%) LAN
10 2 (2.86%) MPLS
10 2 (2.86%) OSPF
10 2 (2.86%) VXLAN
11 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (41.43%) NoSQL
2 20 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.00%) Redis
4 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.14%) SQLite
6 4 (5.71%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.29%) MySQL
7 3 (4.29%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.86%) Big Data
8 2 (2.86%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.43%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 24 (34.29%) Jenkins
2 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 15 (21.43%) Ant
3 15 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 15 (21.43%) Gatling
3 15 (21.43%) IntelliJ
3 15 (21.43%) Selenium
4 9 (12.86%) Grunt
4 9 (12.86%) gulp
4 9 (12.86%) Karma Test Runner
4 9 (12.86%) Sublime Text
5 8 (11.43%) Eclipse
6 7 (10.00%) Travis CI
7 6 (8.57%) JUnit
8 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.86%) JIRA
8 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Games
2 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Scala Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Architect
6 7 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Linux Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Site Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) CSS
2 21 (30.00%) Node.js
2 21 (30.00%) Servlets
3 18 (25.71%) JSON
4 17 (24.29%) HTML
5 15 (21.43%) Gherkin
5 15 (21.43%) XML
6 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
6 13 (18.57%) jQuery
7 12 (17.14%) Play Framework
7 12 (17.14%) Spring
8 8 (11.43%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (11.43%) LDAP
8 8 (11.43%) REST
8 8 (11.43%) SOAP
9 7 (10.00%) HTML5
9 7 (10.00%) RESTful
10 6 (8.57%) Apache Commons
10 6 (8.57%) GWT
10 6 (8.57%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) PKI
1 7 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.57%) User Experience
3 5 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) CESG
6 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (34.29%) Windows
3 20 (28.57%) CentOS
4 19 (27.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (20.00%) Unix
6 8 (11.43%) Debian
6 8 (11.43%) SUSE
7 7 (10.00%) CoreOS
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.29%) DC/OS
9 3 (4.29%) Solaris
10 2 (2.86%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) DevOps
2 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 20 (28.57%) Open Source
5 17 (24.29%) Analytics
6 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.14%) Microservices
7 12 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.00%) Scrum
9 7 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (8.57%) Machine Learning
10 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
11 5 (7.14%) Open Source Development
12 4 (5.71%) Auto-Scaling
12 4 (5.71%) Data Science
12 4 (5.71%) Web Development
13 3 (4.29%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) Python
2 34 (48.57%) Java
2 34 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.14%) Ruby
4 23 (32.86%) SQL
5 20 (28.57%) Perl
6 18 (25.71%) C#
7 17 (24.29%) Groovy
8 15 (21.43%) Bash Shell
8 15 (21.43%) Haskell
8 15 (21.43%) Scala
9 5 (7.14%) Go
10 3 (4.29%) AWK
10 3 (4.29%) C++
10 3 (4.29%) sed
10 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.86%) C
11 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) GCP
2 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (61.43%) Docker
2 10 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (10.00%) iptables
3 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.29%) KVM
6 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.86%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.86%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.43%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.43%) Postfix
7 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (47.14%) Puppet
2 23 (32.86%) Ansible
3 17 (24.29%) Kibana
3 17 (24.29%) Kubernetes
3 17 (24.29%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (21.43%) Grafana
5 13 (18.57%) SELinux
5 13 (18.57%) Terraform
6 6 (8.57%) yum
7 5 (7.14%) HAProxy
7 5 (7.14%) Nagios
8 3 (4.29%) Packer
8 3 (4.29%) SnapMirror
8 3 (4.29%) SnapVault
8 3 (4.29%) vCenter Server
9 2 (2.86%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (2.86%) Icinga
10 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Google
2 12 (17.14%) Adobe
3 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.43%) VMware
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.57%) Splunk
5 6 (8.57%) webMethods
6 5 (7.14%) Juniper
7 4 (5.71%) Cisco
7 4 (5.71%) Mirantis
8 3 (4.29%) Brocade
8 3 (4.29%) NetApp
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle
8 3 (4.29%) Rackspace
8 3 (4.29%) Sun
9 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.43%) F5
10 1 (1.43%) HP
10 1 (1.43%) McAfee
10 1 (1.43%) Symantec