Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 315 351
Rank change year-on-year +13 +36 +6
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 76 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.98% 1.64% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 19
South East median daily rate £400 £419 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.42% +2.32% +9.07%
10th Percentile £250 £332 £300
90th Percentile £508 £488 £538
England median daily rate £463 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +2.21% +6.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £41.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.36% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £23.15 £18.50
90th Percentile £40.88 £43.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +47.06% -55.84% +14.07%

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 3847 3841 4710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.86% 23.10% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2144 2242 2592
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £150 £185 £205
90th Percentile £550 £538 £494
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 267 462
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -9.01% +20.10%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.03 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Thames Valley -13 31 £400 -4.19% 6
Berkshire -6 23 £400 -4.19% 5
Surrey -6 19 £475 +11.76% 3
Hampshire +14 18 £250 -32.89% 2
Oxfordshire +11 7 £425 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £400 -
Middlesex +6 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -23 1 £155 -
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (39.47%) SQL
3 29 (38.16%) Unix
4 27 (35.53%) Red Hat
5 25 (32.89%) CentOS
6 23 (30.26%) Jenkins
7 22 (28.95%) Puppet
8 21 (27.63%) Java
8 21 (27.63%) Ansible
9 20 (26.32%) MySQL
9 20 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (25.00%) Python
10 19 (25.00%) Debian
11 18 (23.68%) Windows
11 18 (23.68%) DevOps
12 17 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (22.37%) Apache
12 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
13 16 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (19.74%) Hadoop
14 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
15 14 (18.42%) HTML
15 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
15 14 (18.42%) Apache Hive
15 14 (18.42%) Apache Flume
15 14 (18.42%) HDFS
16 13 (17.11%) Sqoop
16 13 (17.11%) Ambari

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 17 (22.37%) Apache
2 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 13 (17.11%) Apache Spark
4 12 (15.79%) OpenStack
5 9 (11.84%) Confluence
6 7 (9.21%) nginx
7 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.95%) JBoss
8 3 (3.95%) SAS
8 3 (3.95%) WordPress
9 2 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (9.21%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (9.21%) Serverless
4 6 (7.89%) GitHub
4 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.95%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.95%) npm
5 3 (3.95%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.63%) IaaS
6 2 (2.63%) PaaS
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.32%) Route 53
7 1 (1.32%) SaaS
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) DNS
1 8 (10.53%) HTTP
1 8 (10.53%) SSH
2 6 (7.89%) Firewall
3 5 (6.58%) FTP
3 5 (6.58%) Junos
3 5 (6.58%) LDAP
4 4 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (5.26%) CTI
4 4 (5.26%) HTTPS
4 4 (5.26%) IPsec
4 4 (5.26%) PBX
4 4 (5.26%) RTP
4 4 (5.26%) Softphone
4 4 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.26%) VoIP
4 4 (5.26%) VPN
5 3 (3.95%) SAN
5 3 (3.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) MySQL
2 15 (19.74%) Hadoop
3 14 (18.42%) Apache Hive
4 13 (17.11%) Big Data
4 13 (17.11%) HBase
4 13 (17.11%) Sqoop
5 12 (15.79%) IBM BigInsights
6 8 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
8 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.63%) Impala
10 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.32%) InfluxDB
11 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
11 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.11%) JIRA
4 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (13.16%) Eclipse
6 8 (10.53%) Maven
7 7 (9.21%) Bitbucket
8 6 (7.89%) Vagrant
9 4 (5.26%) Grunt
10 3 (3.95%) Ant
10 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.95%) Gatling
10 3 (3.95%) gulp
10 3 (3.95%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.95%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (3.95%) Selenium
10 3 (3.95%) Sublime Text
11 2 (2.63%) JUnit
11 2 (2.63%) Subversion
12 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.16%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Administrator
2 14 (18.42%) Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Hadoop Administrator
3 12 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (9.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (7.89%) Consultant
8 6 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Architect
10 4 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (5.26%) HTML Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Platform Architect
10 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) HTML
2 12 (15.79%) Kafka
3 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
3 11 (14.47%) CSS
4 10 (13.16%) XML
5 8 (10.53%) Drools
5 8 (10.53%) Java EE
5 8 (10.53%) jBPM
5 8 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (10.53%) Polymer
5 8 (10.53%) React
5 8 (10.53%) Web Services
6 7 (9.21%) Node.js
7 6 (7.89%) RESTful
8 4 (5.26%) JTAPI
8 4 (5.26%) LAMP
8 4 (5.26%) RFC 2833
8 4 (5.26%) TAPI
9 3 (3.95%) Sass
9 3 (3.95%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 4 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.32%) Life Science
4 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (38.16%) Unix
3 25 (32.89%) CentOS
4 19 (25.00%) Debian
5 18 (23.68%) Windows
6 16 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.26%) Fedora
9 3 (3.95%) Solaris
10 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.32%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) DevOps
2 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (17.11%) MapReduce
4 12 (15.79%) Resource Allocation
5 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.84%) Scrum
7 8 (10.53%) Stochastic Modelling
8 7 (9.21%) Application Performance Management
8 7 (9.21%) Open Source
8 7 (9.21%) Performance Management
9 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.89%) Migration
9 6 (7.89%) Presales
9 6 (7.89%) Task Automation
9 6 (7.89%) Web Development
10 4 (5.26%) Analytics
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.26%) Process Management
10 4 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) SQL
2 21 (27.63%) Java
3 19 (25.00%) Python
4 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.79%) Ruby
6 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
7 8 (10.53%) Perl
8 7 (9.21%) PHP
9 4 (5.26%) Scala
10 3 (3.95%) C#
10 3 (3.95%) Groovy
10 3 (3.95%) Haskell
10 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.32%) AWK
12 1 (1.32%) C++
12 1 (1.32%) Go
12 1 (1.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) CCNA
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.26%) PA-DSS
1 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) Apache Flume
1 14 (18.42%) HDFS
2 13 (17.11%) Docker
3 12 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.89%) KVM
4 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.26%) NFS
5 4 (5.26%) Xen
6 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (3.95%) Veritas File System
6 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.63%) XenServer
8 1 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.32%) iptables
8 1 (1.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) Puppet
2 21 (27.63%) Ansible
3 17 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (17.11%) Ambari
4 13 (17.11%) Hadoop YARN
5 12 (15.79%) Control-M
6 8 (10.53%) vCenter Server
7 7 (9.21%) Terraform
8 6 (7.89%) Pingdom
9 5 (6.58%) HAProxy
9 5 (6.58%) Icinga
10 4 (5.26%) Consul
10 4 (5.26%) Grafana
10 4 (5.26%) Kibana
10 4 (5.26%) SELinux
11 3 (3.95%) Nagios
11 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
11 3 (3.95%) SnapMirror
11 3 (3.95%) SnapVault
11 3 (3.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Red Hat
2 12 (15.79%) IBM
3 9 (11.84%) VMware
4 7 (9.21%) AppDynamics
4 7 (9.21%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.89%) PagerDuty
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.26%) Brocade
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco
7 4 (5.26%) Citrix
7 4 (5.26%) Google
7 4 (5.26%) Juniper
7 4 (5.26%) Rackspace
8 3 (3.95%) NetApp
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle
8 3 (3.95%) Sun
8 3 (3.95%) Veritas
9 2 (2.63%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.63%) webMethods
10 1 (1.32%) Hortonworks