Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 249 314
Rank change year-on-year -64 +65 +41
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 57 103 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.67% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.51% 3.07% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 81 67
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +14.58%
10th Percentile £330 £350 £300
90th Percentile £538 £563 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% -31.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £16.50 £26.25 £39.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £28.75 £41.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +82.86% -65.00% +53.85%

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 3,780 3,352 4,442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.45% 21.88% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,083 1,901 2,632
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £160 £200 £200
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 251 334
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% +17.72%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.78 £46.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.91
% change year-on-year +4.48% -0.92% +3.02%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 -29 23 £475 -5.00% 20
Berkshire -15 15 £501 +0.10% 14
Hampshire -31 13 £408 +1.81% 9
Surrey -25 10 £450 -11.55% 3
West Sussex -10 8 £523 +7.12%
Oxfordshire -1 5 £425 -13.92% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £325 -1.89% 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (52.63%) Python
3 28 (49.12%) DevOps
4 27 (47.37%) Puppet
5 24 (42.11%) Java
6 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
7 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (35.09%) CentOS
9 19 (33.33%) Node.js
9 19 (33.33%) Docker
9 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 19 (33.33%) Google
9 19 (33.33%) SQL
10 18 (31.58%) Windows
10 18 (31.58%) Ruby
10 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 18 (31.58%) Bash Shell
10 18 (31.58%) Ansible
11 17 (29.82%) Configuration Management
12 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (24.56%) Open Source
13 14 (24.56%) nginx
13 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
13 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
13 14 (24.56%) CSS
13 14 (24.56%) Apache
14 13 (22.81%) Servlets
14 13 (22.81%) HTML

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 14 (24.56%) Apache
1 14 (24.56%) nginx
2 9 (15.79%) JBoss
2 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.02%) Jetty
3 4 (7.02%) SAS
3 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.75%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.75%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.79%) Google Analytics
3 8 (14.04%) GitHub
4 7 (12.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (7.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (5.26%) IaaS
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.51%) CloudBees
7 2 (3.51%) Serverless
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.75%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (1.75%) Datadog
8 1 (1.75%) Route 53
8 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) HTTP
2 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.04%) SSL
4 5 (8.77%) NAS
5 4 (7.02%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (7.02%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security
6 3 (5.26%) SSH
7 2 (3.51%) DHCP
7 2 (3.51%) DNS
7 2 (3.51%) Internet
7 2 (3.51%) SMS
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.75%) DVB
8 1 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
2 12 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.28%) MySQL
3 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.77%) Big Data
4 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.02%) SQLite
5 4 (7.02%) SQLPlus
6 3 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.26%) Redis
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.51%) HBase
7 2 (3.51%) Impala
7 2 (3.51%) MariaDB
7 2 (3.51%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 9 (15.79%) Gatling
3 9 (15.79%) IntelliJ
3 9 (15.79%) Selenium
4 8 (14.04%) Ant
5 7 (12.28%) Grunt
5 7 (12.28%) gulp
5 7 (12.28%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (12.28%) Sublime Text
6 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
7 4 (7.02%) JUnit
8 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.51%) JIRA
8 2 (3.51%) Travis CI
8 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Games
2 4 (7.02%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Scala Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Linux Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Data Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) Node.js
2 14 (24.56%) CSS
3 13 (22.81%) HTML
3 13 (22.81%) Servlets
4 10 (17.54%) jQuery
5 9 (15.79%) Gherkin
5 9 (15.79%) JSON
5 9 (15.79%) Spring
5 9 (15.79%) XML
6 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.28%) Play Framework
7 7 (12.28%) REST
7 7 (12.28%) Web Services
8 6 (10.53%) J2EE
8 6 (10.53%) RESTful
8 6 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (10.53%) SOAP
9 5 (8.77%) Apache Commons
9 5 (8.77%) HTML5
9 5 (8.77%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (8.77%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) CMDB
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.75%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.75%) MPEG
6 1 (1.75%) Social Media
6 1 (1.75%) STB
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (35.09%) CentOS
3 18 (31.58%) Windows
4 15 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (22.81%) Unix
6 11 (19.30%) Debian
7 6 (10.53%) SUSE
8 4 (7.02%) Solaris
8 4 (7.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (5.26%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (5.26%) DC/OS
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
10 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) DevOps
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.82%) Configuration Management
4 15 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (24.56%) Open Source
6 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.79%) Analytics
7 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (14.04%) Microservices
9 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (8.77%) Open Source Development
11 4 (7.02%) Fault Management
11 4 (7.02%) ITIL
11 4 (7.02%) Project Management
11 4 (7.02%) Release Management
11 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) Python
2 24 (42.11%) Java
3 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.33%) SQL
5 18 (31.58%) Bash Shell
5 18 (31.58%) Ruby
6 12 (21.05%) Perl
7 10 (17.54%) Groovy
8 9 (15.79%) Scala
9 8 (14.04%) C#
9 8 (14.04%) Haskell
9 8 (14.04%) PHP
10 6 (10.53%) Go
11 4 (7.02%) AWK
11 4 (7.02%) C++
11 4 (7.02%) sed
12 3 (5.26%) C
12 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Docker
2 8 (14.04%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Flume
5 2 (3.51%) HDFS
5 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.51%) iptables
5 2 (3.51%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.75%) KVM
6 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (47.37%) Puppet
2 18 (31.58%) Ansible
3 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (19.30%) Kibana
5 8 (14.04%) Grafana
5 8 (14.04%) SELinux
6 7 (12.28%) Terraform
7 5 (8.77%) Kubernetes
8 4 (7.02%) HAProxy
8 4 (7.02%) SCCM
8 4 (7.02%) SnapMirror
8 4 (7.02%) SnapVault
8 4 (7.02%) WSUS
9 3 (5.26%) Packer
10 2 (3.51%) Ambari
10 2 (3.51%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (3.51%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (3.51%) Nagios
10 2 (3.51%) Oozie
10 2 (3.51%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Google
2 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) Adobe
4 4 (7.02%) Brocade
4 4 (7.02%) NetApp
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) Sun
4 4 (7.02%) Symantec
4 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 4 (7.02%) webMethods
5 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.51%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.51%) Facebook
5 2 (3.51%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.51%) MapR
5 2 (3.51%) New Relic
5 2 (3.51%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.75%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.75%) PagerDuty