Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 180 181
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +24
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 32 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.53% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 0.93% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 7
South West median daily rate £553 £408 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.58% -16.41% +20.74%
10th Percentile £389 £354 £439
90th Percentile £738 £545 £506
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South West median hourly rate - - £17.50
England median hourly rate £25.93 £32.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -18.97% +82.86% -65.00%

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 1,420 1,071 875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.60% 21.02% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 550 514
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.04% +1.43%
10th Percentile £136 £162 £132
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £440 £440 £425
% change year-on-year - +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 112 92
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -5.41% -5.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £12.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.45 £48.63
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -1.43% +4.48% -0.92%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -2 19 £538 +55.80% 2
Wiltshire -39 9 £725 +45.00%
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Cornwall - 1 £400 - 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Python
3 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
3 13 (40.63%) DevOps
3 13 (40.63%) Terraform
4 12 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 12 (37.50%) CentOS
5 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
5 11 (34.38%) Docker
6 10 (31.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (31.25%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 10 (31.25%) Kanban
6 10 (31.25%) Ruby
7 9 (28.13%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (28.13%) Amazon S3
7 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
7 9 (28.13%) GitHub
8 8 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (25.00%) Kubernetes
8 8 (25.00%) Release Automation
8 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (21.88%) DevSecOps
9 7 (21.88%) Serverless
9 7 (21.88%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (21.88%) Graphite
9 7 (21.88%) Analytics
9 7 (21.88%) Vagrant

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 8 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.38%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (31.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (28.13%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (28.13%) Amazon S3
3 9 (28.13%) GitHub
4 7 (21.88%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (21.88%) Serverless
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Redis
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (15.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Subject Matter Expert
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (6.25%) Velocity
2 1 (3.13%) Celery
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Django
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) React
2 1 (3.13%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) CentOS
3 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps
2 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
3 10 (31.25%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 10 (31.25%) Kanban
4 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (25.00%) Release Automation
5 7 (21.88%) Analytics
5 7 (21.88%) DevSecOps
6 6 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (15.63%) Security Operations
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Open Source
8 3 (9.38%) Validation
8 3 (9.38%) Workshop Facilitation
9 2 (6.25%) Data Management
9 2 (6.25%) Network Design
9 2 (6.25%) Network Management
9 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Python
2 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
3 10 (31.25%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) C
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) MCSA
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Docker
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) NFS
3 3 (9.38%) Terminal Server
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Terraform
2 8 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 7 (21.88%) Graphite
4 3 (9.38%) Ansible
4 3 (9.38%) WSUS
5 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.25%) Puppet
6 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
2 3 (9.38%) Wyse
3 1 (3.13%) SAP