Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 194 203
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 -36
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 19 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 0.82% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 9
South West median daily rate £400 £519 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.89% +72.92% -27.27%
10th Percentile £259 £260 £248
90th Percentile £489 £588 £478
England median daily rate £463 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +1.65% +7.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +47.06% -55.84% +14.07%

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 1067 1215 1362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.83% 21.36% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 722 764
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £148 £135 £150
90th Percentile £513 £538 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 121 166
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.68% -18.61% +10.29%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £44.38 £43.00 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Bristol -7 6 £313 +45.35% 1
Dorset - 6 £475 -
Somerset -1 5 £346 - 1
Wiltshire -2 2 £369 -34.44%
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (42.11%) Docker
4 8 (42.11%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) Terraform
5 7 (36.84%) Kubernetes
5 7 (36.84%) CentOS
5 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Google
6 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) Open Source
6 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
6 6 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (21.05%) Pandas
7 4 (21.05%) SciPy
7 4 (21.05%) NumPy
7 4 (21.05%) Puppet
7 4 (21.05%) Image Processing
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Debian
8 3 (15.79%) JIRA
8 3 (15.79%) Ruby
8 3 (15.79%) Apache
8 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 3 (15.79%) Solaris

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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) NumPy
1 4 (21.05%) Pandas
1 4 (21.05%) SciPy
2 3 (15.79%) Keras
3 2 (10.53%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) CSS3
3 2 (10.53%) FFmpeg
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) LAMP
3 2 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (10.53%) OpenCV
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) Sass
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) CentOS
4 4 (21.05%) Debian
5 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) DC/OS
6 1 (5.26%) FreeBSD
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Open Source
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Image Processing
4 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) Scala
5 2 (10.53%) ES6
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) iptables
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Terraform
2 7 (36.84%) Kubernetes
3 4 (21.05%) Puppet
4 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (10.53%) Ansible
6 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (5.26%) Ganglia
6 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) hybris
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) SAP