Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 12 December 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 West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 181 193
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 +16
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 27 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.74% 1.70% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 7
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% +62.50%
10th Percentile £361 £276 £271
90th Percentile £560 £490 £588
England median daily rate £460 £475 £455
% change year-on-year -3.16% +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +47.06% -55.26%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,551 1,058 1,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.92% 18.85% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 618 715
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
10th Percentile £140 £150 £135
90th Percentile £575 £513 £529
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 98 130
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.05 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.30% +6.56% -14.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.78 £10.98
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £46.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the South West

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the South West

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the South West over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the South West

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in the South West

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Wiltshire -11 13 £500 +35.59% 6
Bristol -9 9 £375 +5.26% 9
Gloucestershire - 3 £438 - 2
Devon - 1 £379 - 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) CentOS
3 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 12 (44.44%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco
7 6 (22.22%) Puppet
7 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) LDAP
8 5 (18.52%) PHP
8 5 (18.52%) MySQL
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) Validation
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (18.52%) DevOps
8 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) Workshop Facilitation
9 4 (14.81%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.81%) Debian
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
9 4 (14.81%) LAMP

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) nginx
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (7.41%) VLAN
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) OpenVPN
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
3 1 (3.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
1 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Redis
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Liquibase
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Administrator
1 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) Designer
2 4 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Scripter
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) LDAP
2 4 (14.81%) LAMP
3 3 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (7.41%) Velocity
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) Celery
5 1 (3.70%) Django
5 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Raspberry Pi
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) CentOS
3 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) Debian
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Fedora
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) DevOps
1 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
1 5 (18.52%) Open Source
1 5 (18.52%) Validation
1 5 (18.52%) Workshop Facilitation
2 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.11%) Change Control
3 3 (11.11%) Security Hardening
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Network Management
4 2 (7.41%) Proactive Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Python
2 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 5 (18.52%) PHP
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (3.70%) MCSA
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) NFS
3 3 (11.11%) Samba
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) iptables
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 3 (11.11%) Terraform
4 2 (7.41%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Nagios
4 2 (7.41%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Juniper
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) McAfee
5 2 (7.41%) Sophos
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) Capita
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) New Relic
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk
6 1 (3.70%) Wyse