The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 96 116
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 23 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 0.70% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.30% 3.95% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 3
Median daily rate £500 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £38.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-53.24% +208.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
277 430 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.05% 17.79% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 244 252
Median daily rate £450 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 20
Median hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £135.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Berkshire region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Reading +7 15 £500 +11.73% 3
Bracknell +2 3 £450 +28.57%
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (66.67%) CentOS
3 22 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (61.11%) Ansible
4 21 (58.33%) DevOps
5 20 (55.56%) Python
6 19 (52.78%) Debian
7 18 (50.00%) Java
7 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 16 (44.44%) Unix
8 16 (44.44%) Bash Shell
9 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
10 13 (36.11%) Hadoop
10 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
10 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
10 13 (36.11%) SSH
10 13 (36.11%) Puppet
10 13 (36.11%) SELinux
10 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
10 13 (36.11%) Prototyping
11 11 (30.56%) HTTP
12 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
12 10 (27.78%) ICMP
12 10 (27.78%) Open Source
13 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
14 8 (22.22%) VMware
14 8 (22.22%) Windows
14 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (19.44%) Docker

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (16.67%) Confluence
1 6 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 5 (13.89%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) nginx
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.78%) SAS
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) SSH
2 11 (30.56%) HTTP
3 10 (27.78%) ICMP
3 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) LDAP
5 2 (5.56%) BGP
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) HSRP
5 2 (5.56%) OSPF
5 2 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.78%) Firewall
6 1 (2.78%) IMAP
6 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.78%) MRTG
6 1 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) HBase
4 2 (5.56%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.67%) JIRA
4 5 (13.89%) Vagrant
5 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.78%) Hudson
7 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Python Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Java Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Administrator
6 5 (13.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Open Source Developer
8 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) CGI
1 3 (8.33%) Django
1 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) REST
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) Kafka
3 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.78%) LAMP
3 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) Polymer
3 1 (2.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (66.67%) CentOS
3 22 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (52.78%) Debian
5 16 (44.44%) Unix
6 8 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (5.56%) Android
7 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Solaris
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) DevOps
2 13 (36.11%) Prototyping
3 10 (27.78%) Open Source
4 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (8.33%) Open Source Development
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Build Automation
8 1 (2.78%) High Availability
8 1 (2.78%) Kernel Tuning
8 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.78%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) Service Management
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.78%) Stochastic Modelling
8 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Python
2 18 (50.00%) Java
3 16 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
7 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) Korn
8 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) CCIE
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) iptables
4 2 (5.56%) KVM
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Ceph
5 1 (2.78%) Dovecot
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) Postfix
5 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.78%) Squid
5 1 (2.78%) vCloud
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (61.11%) Ansible
2 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 13 (36.11%) SELinux
3 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.89%) Pingdom
5 4 (11.11%) Terraform
6 3 (8.33%) Consul
6 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.78%) Cacti
7 1 (2.78%) Capistrano
7 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.78%) Nagios
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.78%) RANCID
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) AppDynamics
4 5 (13.89%) Atlassian
4 5 (13.89%) PagerDuty
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) EMC
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) Veeam
7 1 (2.78%) New Relic
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Percona
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago