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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 114 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 14 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +90.62%
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
470 522 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.03% 20.35% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 256 265
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £24.12 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 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 +11 10 £375 +20.96% 3
Maidenhead - 3 £370 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (60.71%) Python
5 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (50.00%) CentOS
5 14 (50.00%) Puppet
5 14 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (50.00%) Ansible
5 14 (50.00%) logstash
5 14 (50.00%) DevOps
5 14 (50.00%) Graphite
5 14 (50.00%) ELK Stack
6 13 (46.43%) Terraform
6 13 (46.43%) Sensu
6 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
6 13 (46.43%) RESTful
6 13 (46.43%) Java
6 13 (46.43%) Web Services
6 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
7 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
7 11 (39.29%) CSS
7 11 (39.29%) Windows
7 11 (39.29%) DNS
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
8 10 (35.71%) Public Cloud
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 10 (35.71%) IPv6
8 10 (35.71%) DHCP

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 14 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) CloudBees
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) BGP
2 10 (35.71%) DHCP
2 10 (35.71%) HTTP
2 10 (35.71%) IPsec
2 10 (35.71%) IPv6
2 10 (35.71%) Software-Defined Networking
2 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (35.71%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Big Data
2 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) HBase
3 3 (10.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) RSpec
2 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (32.14%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Linux Scripter
4 7 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Network Support
8 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
9 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) ELK Stack
2 13 (46.43%) RESTful
2 13 (46.43%) Sensu
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) Django
5 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) LAMP
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware
6 1 (3.57%) Phusion Passenger
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Public Cloud
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (50.00%) CentOS
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
5 1 (3.57%) Fedora
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) DevOps
3 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
4 10 (35.71%) Load Balancing
4 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Workflow
5 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
5 9 (32.14%) Presales
5 9 (32.14%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
3 13 (46.43%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) C
4 10 (35.71%) C#
4 10 (35.71%) C++
4 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 10 (35.71%) VB
4 10 (35.71%) VBScript
5 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
1 6 (21.43%) MCSA
1 6 (21.43%) MCSD
1 6 (21.43%) MCSE
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) KVM
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) Postfix
2 1 (3.57%) qmail
2 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.57%) Varnish
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Ansible
1 14 (50.00%) Graphite
1 14 (50.00%) logstash
1 14 (50.00%) Puppet
2 13 (46.43%) Terraform
3 9 (32.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) Bacula
4 1 (3.57%) Cacti
4 1 (3.57%) Capistrano
4 1 (3.57%) cPanel
4 1 (3.57%) Kibana
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) Plesk
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (3.57%) Salt
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) CommVault
3 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) NetScout
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec
3 1 (3.57%) VMware