Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 303 321
Rank change year-on-year +103 +18 -74
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 28 59 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.95% 1.92% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 34
Median daily rate £489 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.73% -12.22% +1.12%
10th Percentile £371 £300 £343
90th Percentile £600 £588 £539
England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.87% +40.00%
England median hourly rate £22.29 £25.93 £42.25
% change year-on-year -14.06% -38.63% +141.43%

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 1,434 3,077 3,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.78% 21.27% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 1,844 2,069
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £135 £163 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £425 £442 £440
% change year-on-year -3.90% +0.51% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 256 294
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -4.94% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.09 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.38 £51.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +66 12 £475 +18.75%
Thames Valley +71 8 £419 -6.42% 6
Hampshire +49 8 £563 +60.71% 6
Berkshire +56 6 £500 +26.58% 5
Buckinghamshire - 2 £338 -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (96.43%) Python
3 22 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (60.71%) Ansible
5 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
7 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
7 13 (46.43%) Subversion
8 12 (42.86%) CentOS
9 11 (39.29%) System Testing
9 11 (39.29%) Mercurial
9 11 (39.29%) SonarQube
9 11 (39.29%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (39.29%) FindBugs
9 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
9 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
9 11 (39.29%) Java
9 11 (39.29%) Debian
9 11 (39.29%) Log4j
9 11 (39.29%) Spring
9 11 (39.29%) Maven
10 10 (35.71%) VMware
10 10 (35.71%) C++
11 9 (32.14%) Perl
11 9 (32.14%) Docker
12 7 (25.00%) Puppet
12 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (25.00%) Windows
12 7 (25.00%) DNS

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 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.14%) AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.57%) Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Serverless
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.29%) Junos
4 4 (14.29%) SSH
4 4 (14.29%) VXLAN
5 2 (7.14%) HTTP
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) IPsec
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) SNMP
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Big Data
1 5 (17.86%) Cloudera CDH
1 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
1 13 (46.43%) Subversion
2 11 (39.29%) FindBugs
2 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (39.29%) Log4j
2 11 (39.29%) Maven
2 11 (39.29%) Mercurial
2 11 (39.29%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) IT Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) IT Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (39.29%) Spring
2 4 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) Laravel
4 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.57%) Memcached
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (42.86%) CentOS
4 11 (39.29%) Debian
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (10.71%) VMS
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (7.14%) SUSE
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (3.57%) Kali Linux
10 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
2 11 (39.29%) System Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
3 5 (17.86%) Project Delivery
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Co-Creation
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Product Management
5 3 (10.71%) Security Patching
6 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.57%) OWASP
7 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Python
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) C++
4 9 (32.14%) Perl
5 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Docker
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) KVM
3 4 (14.29%) NFS
3 4 (14.29%) VMware NSX
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) Ansible
2 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 5 (17.86%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
4 4 (14.29%) Cobbler
4 4 (14.29%) Icinga
4 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (14.29%) vCenter Server
5 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.57%) Kibana
6 1 (3.57%) logstash
6 1 (3.57%) Nagios
6 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) Cloudera
4 4 (14.29%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) Mirantis
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos
6 1 (3.57%) Splunk