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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £19.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+40.78% -87.33%
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
139 235 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.72% 23.02% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 144 102
Median daily rate £388 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £205 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 22
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Puppet
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
5 8 (57.14%) DevOps
6 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (50.00%) Perl
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
7 6 (42.86%) CFEngine
8 5 (35.71%) Windows
8 5 (35.71%) DHCP
8 5 (35.71%) DNS
9 4 (28.57%) HTTP
9 4 (28.57%) C
9 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 3 (21.43%) Presales
10 3 (21.43%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
10 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
10 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 3 (21.43%) Marketing
10 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
10 3 (21.43%) Software Testing

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
3 3 (21.43%) BGP
3 3 (21.43%) IPsec
3 3 (21.43%) IPv6
3 3 (21.43%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.14%) IMAP
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) MRTG
5 1 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Debian
5 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Fedora
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Presales
3 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) VBScript
5 2 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) Korn
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) iptables
4 1 (7.14%) Ceph
4 1 (7.14%) Docker
4 1 (7.14%) Dovecot
4 1 (7.14%) KVM
4 1 (7.14%) NFS
4 1 (7.14%) Postfix
4 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
4 1 (7.14%) Squid
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) CFEngine
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (14.29%) Ansible
4 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (7.14%) Cacti
5 1 (7.14%) Capistrano
5 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
5 1 (7.14%) Nagios
5 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (7.14%) RANCID
5 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Percona