Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 259 309 312
Rank change year-on-year +50 +3 -18
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 35 67 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 1.89% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 32
South East median daily rate £475 £402 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.31% -15.47% -
10th Percentile £331 £256 £328
90th Percentile £600 £513 £571
England median daily rate £500 £469 £500
% change year-on-year +6.61% -6.20% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
South East median hourly rate - £112.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +525.00% -
England median hourly rate £19.63 £50.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -60.75% +177.78% +2.86%

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 2,302 3,544 3,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.78% 22.13% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,340 2,023 2,108
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £130 £156 £141
90th Percentile £573 £575 £575
England median daily rate £414 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -4.94% +2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 294 271
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.82% -6.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.00 £50.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.41 £17.25
% change year-on-year +0.52% +0.93% +4.55%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 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
Surrey +59 13 £475 +22.50% 6
Thames Valley +25 10 £419 +6.01% 17
Hampshire +50 9 £525 +32.91% 7
Berkshire +19 6 £500 +35.14% 9
Buckinghamshire +23 4 £338 -21.24% 2
West Sussex +10 2 £475 -4.04% 1
East Sussex - 1 £350 - 2
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (85.71%) Python
3 22 (62.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
4 19 (54.29%) Security Cleared
5 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
5 17 (48.57%) Ansible
6 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
7 15 (42.86%) CentOS
8 13 (37.14%) Subversion
8 13 (37.14%) Spring
8 13 (37.14%) Java
8 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
8 13 (37.14%) Docker
8 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
9 11 (31.43%) FindBugs
9 11 (31.43%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (31.43%) SonarQube
9 11 (31.43%) Mercurial
9 11 (31.43%) Perl
9 11 (31.43%) Windows
9 11 (31.43%) Maven
9 11 (31.43%) Debian
9 11 (31.43%) Log4j
9 11 (31.43%) VMware
9 11 (31.43%) System Testing
10 10 (28.57%) C++
10 10 (28.57%) Puppet
10 10 (28.57%) DevOps
11 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP

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 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) nginx
4 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) GitHub
2 3 (8.57%) AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.71%) Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) Serverless
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (22.86%) DNS
3 7 (20.00%) DHCP
4 5 (14.29%) SSH
5 4 (11.43%) HTTP
5 4 (11.43%) Junos
6 3 (8.57%) Firewall
6 3 (8.57%) VXLAN
7 2 (5.71%) SSL
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) BGP
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) IPsec
8 1 (2.86%) L2TP
8 1 (2.86%) MPLS
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security
8 1 (2.86%) OSPF
8 1 (2.86%) SNMP
8 1 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Big Data
1 5 (14.29%) Cloudera CDH
1 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
2 13 (37.14%) Subversion
3 11 (31.43%) FindBugs
3 11 (31.43%) Log4j
3 11 (31.43%) Maven
3 11 (31.43%) Mercurial
3 11 (31.43%) SonarQube
4 2 (5.71%) Ant
4 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) Gatling
4 2 (5.71%) Grunt
4 2 (5.71%) gulp
4 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.71%) JUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
4 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) IT Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) IT Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) IT Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Linux Support
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Spring
2 11 (31.43%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) jQuery
3 3 (8.57%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) EJB
4 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE
4 2 (5.71%) J2SE
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) Servlets
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) XML
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (42.86%) CentOS
4 11 (31.43%) Debian
4 11 (31.43%) Windows
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 4 (11.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (8.57%) Unix
7 3 (8.57%) VMS
8 2 (5.71%) SUSE
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.86%) CoreOS
9 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
2 11 (31.43%) System Testing
3 10 (28.57%) DevOps
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Open Source
5 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (14.29%) Project Delivery
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Co-Creation
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Security Patching
8 2 (5.71%) Analytics
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) Microservices
8 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.71%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Python
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 11 (31.43%) Perl
4 10 (28.57%) C++
5 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.57%) Ruby
8 2 (5.71%) C#
8 2 (5.71%) Groovy
8 2 (5.71%) Haskell
8 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 2 (5.71%) Scala
8 2 (5.71%) SQL
9 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
1 19 (54.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Docker
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) KVM
3 4 (11.43%) NFS
4 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) Firmware
4 3 (8.57%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.86%) Postfix
5 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Ansible
2 10 (28.57%) Puppet
3 7 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (8.57%) Cobbler
5 3 (8.57%) Icinga
5 3 (8.57%) Kibana
5 3 (8.57%) Terraform
5 3 (8.57%) vCenter Server
5 3 (8.57%) ZABBIX
6 2 (5.71%) Grafana
6 2 (5.71%) vRealize
7 1 (2.86%) logstash
7 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.29%) Cloudera
4 4 (11.43%) Juniper
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) Mirantis
5 2 (5.71%) Google
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) webMethods
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Snow
6 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.86%) Sophos
6 1 (2.86%) Splunk