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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 119 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £500 £310
% change year-on-year
-28.50% +61.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £22.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-44.19% -37.77%
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
525 687 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.82% 26.66% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 325 188
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 56 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £38.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 - 2 £305 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £418 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) EFT
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Use Case
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
1 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Bug Management
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
5 1 (14.29%) Debian
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) EFT
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Debian
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Use Case
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Bug Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat