The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 June 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.81% 0.078% 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.00% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £503 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £315
% change year-on-year -5.76% +34.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% -11.11%  

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 333 421 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 27.03% 32.76% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 278 189
Median daily rate £425 £421 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +12.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £42.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Surrey

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Surrey

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 3 £550 -
Guildford - 2 £503 - 2
Staines - 1 - -
Ubuntu
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) CentOS
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Ansible
3 6 (46.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (46.15%) AppDynamics
3 6 (46.15%) PagerDuty
3 6 (46.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (46.15%) Application Performance Management
3 6 (46.15%) Bitbucket
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Pingdom
3 6 (46.15%) Confluence
3 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
3 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) Atlassian
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Law
4 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (38.46%) Task Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Terraform

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (46.15%) Confluence
2 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
4 2 (15.38%) nginx
5 1 (7.69%) Apache
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (46.15%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Bitbucket
2 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (38.46%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) CentOS
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) Application Performance Management
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
3 5 (38.46%) Task Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) API Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Ansible
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 6 (46.15%) Pingdom
3 4 (30.77%) Consul
3 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (30.77%) Terraform
4 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
5 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
5 1 (7.69%) Nagios
5 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM
5 1 (7.69%) SCOM
5 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) AppDynamics
1 6 (46.15%) Atlassian
1 6 (46.15%) PagerDuty
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec