Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 181 206
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 -4
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 19 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 1.74% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 4
South West median daily rate £379 £413 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% -20.48% +72.92%
10th Percentile £338 £269 £359
90th Percentile £545 £488 £584
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +38.89% -53.25%

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 1,327 978 1,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.97% 17.79% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 568 740
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £155 £146 £135
90th Percentile £563 £494 £550
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 88 111
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £18.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.00% +19.05% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £43.00
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -8 9 £463 +25.42% 2
Bristol -18 5 £375 +20.00% 6
Gloucestershire - 3 £438 - 3
Devon - 1 £379 - 3
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) CentOS
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) MySQL
5 7 (36.84%) PHP
5 7 (36.84%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
7 5 (26.32%) Puppet
7 5 (26.32%) LDAP
7 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 5 (26.32%) Debian
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) LAMP
8 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) Apache
8 4 (21.05%) Perl
8 4 (21.05%) Unix
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) Open Source
8 4 (21.05%) vSphere
8 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.79%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (15.79%) Security Hardening

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 (21.05%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) LDAP
2 4 (21.05%) LAMP
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) CentOS
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Debian
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (5.26%) Fedora
9 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Security Hardening
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (10.53%) Proactive Management
3 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
1 7 (36.84%) PHP
1 7 (36.84%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) NFS
3 3 (15.79%) Samba
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SELinux
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Juniper
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) McAfee
3 2 (10.53%) Sophos
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Capita
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) New Relic
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) Wyse