The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £363 £323
% change year-on-year
-22.06% +12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-59.49% -
Ubuntu
South East

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
596 585 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.64% 20.38% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 290 189
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £171 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 45 35
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £14.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.30 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £310 - 1
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) vSphere
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (50.00%) CentOS
4 4 (40.00%) Use Case
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) EFT
4 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Debian
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) nginx
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (30.00%) nginx
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Confluence
4 1 (10.00%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) OSPF
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (10.00%) IPv6
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Support
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Support
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) POSIX
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) EFT
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Debian
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Fedora
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Use Case
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Database Theory
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database Theory
4 1 (10.00%) Bug Management
4 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) iptables
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Postfix
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Plesk
1 2 (20.00%) cPanel
1 2 (20.00%) Webmin
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix