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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 48 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 20 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.79% 1.38% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.61% 4.84% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 1
Median daily rate £500 £474 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +18.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £8.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+92.64% -67.92%

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
102 289 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.21% 28.56% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 177 107
Median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £172 £150
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 9 19 9
Median hourly rate £30.91 £38.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (91.67%) CentOS
3 21 (87.50%) Git (software)
3 21 (87.50%) Bash Shell
3 21 (87.50%) Unix
3 21 (87.50%) Python
3 21 (87.50%) Debian
4 20 (83.33%) Java
4 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 20 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (83.33%) SC Cleared
4 20 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 20 (83.33%) SSH
4 20 (83.33%) SELinux
5 19 (79.17%) DevOps
5 19 (79.17%) Hadoop
6 18 (75.00%) Ansible
7 17 (70.83%) Prototyping
8 16 (66.67%) HTTP
9 15 (62.50%) ICMP
9 15 (62.50%) TCP/IP
9 15 (62.50%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (45.83%) Open Source
11 6 (25.00%) Big Data
11 6 (25.00%) Open Source Development
12 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
12 3 (12.50%) Puppet
12 3 (12.50%) CGI
13 2 (8.33%) DNS
13 2 (8.33%) Red Hat

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 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) SSH
2 16 (66.67%) HTTP
3 15 (62.50%) ICMP
3 15 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.17%) IMAP
5 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.17%) MRTG
5 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) Hadoop
2 6 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Python Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) Java Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Open Source Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Hadoop Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Linux Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) CGI
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (91.67%) CentOS
3 21 (87.50%) Debian
3 21 (87.50%) Unix
4 20 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) DevOps
2 17 (70.83%) Prototyping
3 11 (45.83%) Open Source
4 6 (25.00%) Open Source Development
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Bash Shell
1 21 (87.50%) Python
2 20 (83.33%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) Korn
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 20 (83.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) iptables
2 1 (4.17%) Ceph
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Dovecot
2 1 (4.17%) KVM
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) Postfix
2 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.17%) Squid
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (83.33%) SELinux
2 18 (75.00%) Ansible
3 3 (12.50%) Puppet
4 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.17%) Cacti
5 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
5 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.17%) Nagios
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (4.17%) RANCID
5 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Percona