Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 288 303
Rank change year-on-year -22 +15 +46
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 74 74 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 1.95% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 38
South East median daily rate £500 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.42% +2.32%
10th Percentile £386 £250 £332
90th Percentile £660 £505 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £18.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.17% -56.36% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25.13 £17.00 £23.15
90th Percentile £56.38 £40.88 £43.75
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +47.06% -55.84%

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 3,512 3,787 3,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.24% 22.83% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,907 2,113 2,245
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £160 £150 £186
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 296 269
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +4.16% -7.78%
10th Percentile £11.21 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £48.89
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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
Thames Valley +12 25 £487 +21.63% 11
West Sussex +7 19 £539 +34.85% 2
Berkshire -19 15 £513 +28.13% 9
Hampshire -22 15 £436 +74.40% 4
Surrey -27 11 £640 +34.74% 9
Buckinghamshire +36 8 £429 +176.45% 1
East Sussex - 5 £569 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 2 £163 -61.76% 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (64.86%) Docker
3 40 (54.05%) Puppet
4 37 (50.00%) Python
5 36 (48.65%) DevOps
6 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
6 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (40.54%) Jenkins
7 29 (39.19%) NoSQL
7 29 (39.19%) TCP/IP
8 27 (36.49%) Windows
9 26 (35.14%) Java
9 26 (35.14%) HTTP
10 25 (33.78%) Perl
10 25 (33.78%) Node.js
10 25 (33.78%) MongoDB
10 25 (33.78%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (31.08%) Ruby
11 23 (31.08%) Google
11 23 (31.08%) Configuration Management
11 23 (31.08%) SSL
12 22 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (28.38%) CentOS
13 21 (28.38%) Tomcat
13 21 (28.38%) SQL
13 21 (28.38%) Ansible
14 20 (27.03%) C#
15 19 (25.68%) CSS
15 19 (25.68%) Groovy
15 19 (25.68%) Analytics

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 21 (28.38%) Tomcat
2 18 (24.32%) nginx
3 11 (14.86%) Apache
4 8 (10.81%) OpenStack
5 7 (9.46%) JBoss
6 6 (8.11%) WebLogic
7 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
8 4 (5.41%) IIS
9 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
9 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
9 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.35%) Confluence
10 1 (1.35%) Ethereum
10 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.35%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.35%) Hyperledger
10 1 (1.35%) Jetty
10 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.35%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.78%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (22.97%) Google Analytics
3 15 (20.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (16.22%) GitHub
6 8 (10.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (9.46%) Serverless
8 6 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (8.11%) Amazon S3
8 6 (8.11%) Route 53
9 5 (6.76%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (4.05%) IaaS
12 2 (2.70%) CloudBees
12 2 (2.70%) Datadog
13 1 (1.35%) CloudFront
13 1 (1.35%) PaaS
13 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.19%) TCP/IP
2 26 (35.14%) HTTP
3 23 (31.08%) SSL
4 13 (17.57%) DNS
5 10 (13.51%) Internet
6 8 (10.81%) DHCP
6 8 (10.81%) Firewall
7 7 (9.46%) WAN
8 6 (8.11%) Junos
8 6 (8.11%) VPN
9 5 (6.76%) BGP
9 5 (6.76%) LAN
9 5 (6.76%) MPLS
9 5 (6.76%) OSPF
10 4 (5.41%) BIG-IP
10 4 (5.41%) L2TP
11 3 (4.05%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (2.70%) SSH
12 2 (2.70%) VXLAN
13 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) NoSQL
2 25 (33.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.76%) Redis
5 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.05%) Neo4j
6 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.70%) MySQL
7 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.35%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.35%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (40.54%) Jenkins
2 18 (24.32%) IntelliJ
3 17 (22.97%) Ant
3 17 (22.97%) Cucumber
3 17 (22.97%) Gatling
3 17 (22.97%) Selenium
4 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
5 11 (14.86%) Grunt
5 11 (14.86%) gulp
5 11 (14.86%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (14.86%) Sublime Text
6 7 (9.46%) Travis CI
7 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
7 6 (8.11%) JUnit
8 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.35%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.35%) JIRA
10 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 3 (4.05%) Spanish Language
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Developer
2 12 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Scala Developer
4 8 (10.81%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Administrator
5 7 (9.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (9.46%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Site Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) Node.js
2 19 (25.68%) CSS
3 18 (24.32%) Servlets
4 17 (22.97%) Gherkin
4 17 (22.97%) JSON
5 16 (21.62%) AngularJS
6 14 (18.92%) jQuery
7 13 (17.57%) HTML
7 13 (17.57%) XML
8 12 (16.22%) Play Framework
9 9 (12.16%) Spring
10 8 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (10.81%) LDAP
11 7 (9.46%) HTML5
11 7 (9.46%) REST
11 7 (9.46%) SOAP
11 7 (9.46%) Web Services
12 6 (8.11%) EJB
12 6 (8.11%) Hibernate
12 6 (8.11%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Public Cloud
2 7 (9.46%) PKI
3 5 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.35%) CESG
5 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.35%) Life Science
5 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Robotics
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (36.49%) Windows
3 21 (28.38%) CentOS
4 16 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.81%) SUSE
5 8 (10.81%) Unix
6 7 (9.46%) CoreOS
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.70%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (2.70%) Debian
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.35%) DC/OS
9 1 (1.35%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) DevOps
2 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.08%) Configuration Management
4 22 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (25.68%) Analytics
6 17 (22.97%) Open Source
6 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
7 13 (17.57%) Microservices
7 13 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (10.81%) ITIL
8 8 (10.81%) Machine Learning
9 7 (9.46%) High Availability
9 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 7 (9.46%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 6 (8.11%) Auto-Scaling
10 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.11%) Critical Thinking
10 6 (8.11%) Data Science
10 6 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (8.11%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) Python
2 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 26 (35.14%) Java
4 25 (33.78%) Perl
5 23 (31.08%) Ruby
6 21 (28.38%) SQL
7 20 (27.03%) C#
8 19 (25.68%) Groovy
9 17 (22.97%) Haskell
10 16 (21.62%) Scala
11 11 (14.86%) Bash Shell
12 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
13 3 (4.05%) Go
13 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
14 2 (2.70%) C++
14 2 (2.70%) Java 8
14 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
15 1 (1.35%) Kotlin
15 1 (1.35%) PHP
15 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (1.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 48 (64.86%) Docker
2 14 (18.92%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (10.81%) iptables
3 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
5 6 (8.11%) KVM
6 4 (5.41%) Dovecot
6 4 (5.41%) Postfix
7 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.70%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (54.05%) Puppet
2 21 (28.38%) Ansible
3 19 (25.68%) Kibana
3 19 (25.68%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (22.97%) Grafana
4 17 (22.97%) Kubernetes
5 16 (21.62%) Terraform
6 13 (17.57%) Nagios
7 7 (9.46%) SELinux
8 6 (8.11%) yum
9 5 (6.76%) Packer
10 4 (5.41%) HAProxy
10 4 (5.41%) OVSD
11 3 (4.05%) vCenter Server
12 2 (2.70%) Cobbler
12 2 (2.70%) Icinga
13 1 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Google
2 13 (17.57%) Red Hat
3 12 (16.22%) Adobe
4 11 (14.86%) Juniper
5 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.16%) VMware
7 8 (10.81%) Splunk
8 7 (9.46%) Cisco
8 7 (9.46%) Mirantis
9 6 (8.11%) webMethods
10 5 (6.76%) HP
11 4 (5.41%) F5
12 3 (4.05%) Rackspace
13 2 (2.70%) Citrix
13 2 (2.70%) New Relic
14 1 (1.35%) McAfee
14 1 (1.35%) MKS
14 1 (1.35%) Oracle
14 1 (1.35%) Sophos
14 1 (1.35%) Symantec