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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 109 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.039% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £50.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-46.50% +212.50%
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
489 473 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.83% 18.42% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 234 234
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 64 25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £36.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 8 £388 - 2
Maidenhead - 3 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 £350 -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Red Hat
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) C
3 12 (44.44%) XML
3 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 11 (40.74%) DNS
4 11 (40.74%) Public Cloud
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
5 10 (37.04%) Software-Defined Networking
5 10 (37.04%) BGP
5 10 (37.04%) IPsec
5 10 (37.04%) Workflow
5 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) CSS
5 10 (37.04%) C#
5 10 (37.04%) C++
5 10 (37.04%) VBScript
5 10 (37.04%) VB
5 10 (37.04%) .NET
5 10 (37.04%) IPv6
5 10 (37.04%) DHCP
5 10 (37.04%) HTTP
5 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
5 10 (37.04%) VPN
5 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Load Balancing
5 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
1 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.70%) CloudBees
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 10 (37.04%) BGP
2 10 (37.04%) DHCP
2 10 (37.04%) HTTP
2 10 (37.04%) IPsec
2 10 (37.04%) IPv6
2 10 (37.04%) Software-Defined Networking
2 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
2 10 (37.04%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) HBase
2 6 (22.22%) Redis
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) XML
2 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) Django
4 6 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 2 (7.41%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) ELK Stack
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Public Cloud
2 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) CentOS
5 2 (7.41%) Debian
5 2 (7.41%) Fedora
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Load Balancing
1 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
1 10 (37.04%) Workflow
2 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 9 (33.33%) Presales
2 9 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 8 (29.63%) DevOps
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C
2 10 (37.04%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) C++
2 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 10 (37.04%) VB
2 10 (37.04%) VBScript
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
5 6 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
1 6 (22.22%) MCSA
1 6 (22.22%) MCSD
1 6 (22.22%) MCSE
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Docker
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) KVM
5 1 (3.70%) NFS
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.70%) Postfix
5 1 (3.70%) qmail
5 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.70%) Varnish
5 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
1 9 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (22.22%) CFEngine
3 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.70%) Bacula
4 1 (3.70%) Cacti
4 1 (3.70%) cPanel
4 1 (3.70%) Graphite
4 1 (3.70%) Kibana
4 1 (3.70%) logstash
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Plesk
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (3.70%) Salt
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Red Hat
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) Genesys
5 2 (7.41%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) CommVault
6 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) NetScout
6 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Veeam