The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 69 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 0.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.68% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +25.00%
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
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
176 232 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.40% 25.86% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 117 111
Median daily rate £378 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.74% +19.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £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 Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Reading region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (60.87%) CentOS
2 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (60.87%) Puppet
2 14 (60.87%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (60.87%) Ansible
2 14 (60.87%) logstash
2 14 (60.87%) DevOps
2 14 (60.87%) Graphite
2 14 (60.87%) ELK Stack
2 14 (60.87%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
3 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 13 (56.52%) Java
3 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) Terraform
3 13 (56.52%) Sensu
3 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
3 13 (56.52%) RESTful
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) DNS
4 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) BGP
5 9 (39.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (39.13%) IPsec
5 9 (39.13%) Workflow

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (60.87%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) CloudBees
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) DNS
2 9 (39.13%) BGP
2 9 (39.13%) DHCP
2 9 (39.13%) HTTP
2 9 (39.13%) IPsec
2 9 (39.13%) IPv6
2 9 (39.13%) Software-Defined Networking
2 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (39.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Linux Scripter
4 7 (30.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
8 1 (4.35%) Network Support
8 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) ELK Stack
2 13 (56.52%) RESTful
2 13 (56.52%) Sensu
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Public Cloud
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (60.87%) CentOS
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Debian
4 1 (4.35%) Fedora
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps
2 13 (56.52%) Configuration Management
3 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
3 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
3 9 (39.13%) Presales
3 9 (39.13%) Process Improvement
3 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
2 13 (56.52%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) C
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
3 9 (39.13%) VB
3 9 (39.13%) VBScript
4 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
1 6 (26.09%) MCSA
1 6 (26.09%) MCSD
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) KVM
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) Postfix
2 1 (4.35%) qmail
2 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.35%) Varnish
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Ansible
1 14 (60.87%) Graphite
1 14 (60.87%) logstash
1 14 (60.87%) Puppet
2 13 (56.52%) Terraform
3 9 (39.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) Bacula
4 1 (4.35%) Cacti
4 1 (4.35%) cPanel
4 1 (4.35%) Grafana
4 1 (4.35%) Kibana
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.35%) Plesk
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (4.35%) Salt
4 1 (4.35%) SCOM
4 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) CommVault
3 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) NetScout
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.35%) Symantec
3 1 (4.35%) VMware