Period
to 24 February 2018

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 6 months to 24 February 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 114 131
Rank change year-on-year -24 +17 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 16 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.55% 0.58% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 1.91% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Surrey median daily rate £450 £422 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.70% -0.76% -
10th Percentile £369 £366 £345
90th Percentile £603 £468 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £409
% change year-on-year - +16.14% +9.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -52.63% -15.56%

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 624 627 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.38% 30.07% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 360 566
Surrey median daily rate £450 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £131 £155 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 77
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -11.90% +27.27%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.15
90th Percentile £50.25 £41.85 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 February 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
Guildford +7 6 £490 +15.29% 2
Epsom - 5 - - 1
Ubuntu
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 10 (62.50%) Ansible
3 9 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) SSH
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (37.50%) Puppet
6 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (31.25%) NAS
6 5 (31.25%) CentOS
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (31.25%) SnapMirror
6 5 (31.25%) SnapVault
6 5 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (31.25%) Brocade
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Solaris
6 5 (31.25%) PHP
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 5 (31.25%) SAS

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 5 (31.25%) SAS
2 4 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.25%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SSH
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (31.25%) NAS
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (25.00%) CTI
3 4 (25.00%) FTP
3 4 (25.00%) HTTP
3 4 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (25.00%) IPsec
3 4 (25.00%) PBX
3 4 (25.00%) RTP
3 4 (25.00%) Softphone
3 4 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) SMS
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Platform Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Storage Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) JTAPI
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
1 4 (25.00%) Node.js
1 4 (25.00%) RFC 2833
1 4 (25.00%) TAPI
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) boto
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) Socket.IO
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (31.25%) CentOS
4 5 (31.25%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Debian
5 4 (25.00%) Fedora
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
3 4 (25.00%) Process Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) AWK
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) sed
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (25.00%) PA-DSS
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) NFS
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas File System
4 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Ansible
2 6 (37.50%) Puppet
3 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (31.25%) SnapMirror
3 5 (31.25%) SnapVault
4 4 (25.00%) vCenter Server
5 3 (18.75%) Nagios
5 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
5 3 (18.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (6.25%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Brocade
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Sun
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Veritas
6 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
6 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (6.25%) New Relic
6 1 (6.25%) PagerDuty
6 1 (6.25%) SAP