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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 94 105 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 19 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.59% 1.71% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
Median daily rate £475 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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%
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
340 468 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.02% 18.37% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 246 288
Median daily rate £400 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 29
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +4 7 £475 +58.33% 6
Bracknell +8 5 £450 +28.57%
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) DevOps
3 20 (58.82%) Puppet
4 17 (50.00%) CentOS
5 15 (44.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (44.12%) Bash Shell
5 15 (44.12%) Ansible
6 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 14 (41.18%) VMware
7 13 (38.24%) Python
8 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
9 11 (32.35%) Debian
9 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
10 10 (29.41%) Java
10 10 (29.41%) Perl
11 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (23.53%) Unix
12 8 (23.53%) Windows
12 8 (23.53%) Web Services
13 7 (20.59%) OpenStack
13 7 (20.59%) Docker
14 6 (17.65%) AppDynamics
14 6 (17.65%) CFEngine
14 6 (17.65%) Confluence
14 6 (17.65%) Open Source
14 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
14 6 (17.65%) JIRA

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 7 (20.59%) OpenStack
2 6 (17.65%) Confluence
3 5 (14.71%) Apache
4 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (8.82%) nginx
6 1 (2.94%) SAS
6 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) SSH
2 4 (11.76%) HTTP
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) ICMP
3 3 (8.82%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) BGP
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) HSRP
4 2 (5.88%) OSPF
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) IMAP
5 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.94%) MRTG
5 1 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.88%) HBase
3 2 (5.88%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.65%) JIRA
4 5 (14.71%) Vagrant
5 4 (11.76%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.94%) Hudson
7 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Java Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) Django
2 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (8.82%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Java EE
4 1 (2.94%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) Polymer
4 1 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.82%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) CentOS
3 15 (44.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (32.35%) Debian
5 8 (23.53%) Unix
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
6 2 (5.88%) Android
6 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.94%) Fedora
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) DevOps
2 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.65%) Open Source
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.71%) Prototyping
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Application Performance Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL
7 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Security Hardening
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Stochastic Modelling
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Bash Shell
2 13 (38.24%) Python
3 10 (29.41%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) C
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) Korn
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Docker
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) iptables
4 2 (5.88%) KVM
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.94%) Ceph
5 1 (2.94%) Dovecot
5 1 (2.94%) NFS
5 1 (2.94%) Postfix
5 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.94%) Squid
5 1 (2.94%) vCloud
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Puppet
2 15 (44.12%) Ansible
3 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (17.65%) CFEngine
5 5 (14.71%) Pingdom
5 5 (14.71%) SELinux
6 4 (11.76%) Terraform
7 3 (8.82%) Consul
7 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.94%) Cacti
8 1 (2.94%) Capistrano
8 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.94%) Nagios
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (2.94%) RANCID
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.65%) AppDynamics
4 5 (14.71%) Atlassian
4 5 (14.71%) PagerDuty
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) Veeam
7 1 (2.94%) New Relic
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Percona
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas