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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
South East / Berkshire
Rank 89 108 131
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +23
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 20 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 0.56% 0.070%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.35% 2.83% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 2
Median daily rate £500 £474 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +14.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+14.88% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £8.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+92.64% -81.11%

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
272 494 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.85% 19.67% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 300 275
Median daily rate £400 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.13 £60.80 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +29 19 £500 - 3
Windsor - 1 £500 -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (81.08%) CentOS
3 28 (75.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (70.27%) Ansible
4 26 (70.27%) DevOps
5 25 (67.57%) Git (software)
5 25 (67.57%) Python
6 24 (64.86%) Java
7 23 (62.16%) Bash Shell
8 22 (59.46%) Unix
8 22 (59.46%) Debian
9 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
9 20 (54.05%) SSH
9 20 (54.05%) SC Cleared
9 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
9 20 (54.05%) SELinux
10 19 (51.35%) Hadoop
11 17 (45.95%) Prototyping
12 16 (43.24%) HTTP
13 15 (40.54%) ICMP
13 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
13 15 (40.54%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (35.14%) Open Source
15 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
16 10 (27.03%) Puppet
17 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
17 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
18 7 (18.92%) Docker
18 7 (18.92%) Windows
19 6 (16.22%) Red Hat

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 (16.22%) Confluence
1 6 (16.22%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) nginx
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) SSH
2 16 (43.24%) HTTP
3 15 (40.54%) ICMP
3 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) LDAP
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) BGP
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) IMAP
6 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.70%) MRTG
6 1 (2.70%) OSPF
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) SMTP
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) Hadoop
2 6 (16.22%) Big Data
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) HBase
5 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Redis
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.22%) JIRA
4 5 (13.51%) Vagrant
5 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Python Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) DevOps Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Java Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Java Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (18.92%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Hadoop Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) CGI
2 2 (5.41%) Django
2 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) Kafka
3 1 (2.70%) LAMP
3 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (81.08%) CentOS
3 28 (75.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (59.46%) Debian
4 22 (59.46%) Unix
5 7 (18.92%) Windows
6 2 (5.41%) Android
6 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) DevOps
2 17 (45.95%) Prototyping
3 13 (35.14%) Open Source
4 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.22%) Open Source Development
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
8 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.70%) High Availability
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL
8 1 (2.70%) Kernel Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Security Hardening
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) Python
2 24 (64.86%) Java
3 23 (62.16%) Bash Shell
4 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) Korn
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) SC Cleared
1 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) iptables
3 2 (5.41%) KVM
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Ceph
4 1 (2.70%) Dovecot
4 1 (2.70%) NFS
4 1 (2.70%) Postfix
4 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.70%) Squid
4 1 (2.70%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (70.27%) Ansible
2 20 (54.05%) SELinux
3 10 (27.03%) Puppet
4 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (13.51%) Pingdom
6 4 (10.81%) Terraform
7 3 (8.11%) Consul
8 1 (2.70%) Cacti
8 1 (2.70%) Capistrano
8 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.70%) Nagios
8 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (2.70%) RANCID
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) AppDynamics
1 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.51%) Atlassian
2 5 (13.51%) PagerDuty
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) New Relic
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Percona
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas