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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 50 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 14 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.92% 1.74% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.61% 6.40% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 2
Median daily rate £500 £448 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% +46.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £38.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-53.24% +208.00%

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
111 250 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.18% 27.17% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 159 104
Median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 9
Median hourly rate £55.65 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% +51.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 16 January 2017.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Debian
3 14 (77.78%) CentOS
4 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
4 13 (72.22%) Unix
4 13 (72.22%) Python
4 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
4 13 (72.22%) Ansible
5 12 (66.67%) SELinux
5 12 (66.67%) Hadoop
5 12 (66.67%) DevOps
5 12 (66.67%) Prototyping
5 12 (66.67%) Java
5 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (66.67%) SSH
5 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 11 (61.11%) HTTP
7 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
7 10 (55.56%) ICMP
8 6 (33.33%) Open Source
9 5 (27.78%) Puppet
10 4 (22.22%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 3 (16.67%) Open Source Development
11 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 3 (16.67%) CGI
11 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (11.11%) Veeam

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 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SSH
2 11 (61.11%) HTTP
3 10 (55.56%) ICMP
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.56%) IMAP
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) MRTG
5 1 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Python Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) Java Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) CGI
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Debian
3 14 (77.78%) CentOS
4 13 (72.22%) Unix
5 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.56%) Solaris
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
1 12 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 6 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source Development
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Korn
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) iptables
3 1 (5.56%) Ceph
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) Dovecot
3 1 (5.56%) KVM
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
3 1 (5.56%) Postfix
3 1 (5.56%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.56%) Squid
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Ansible
2 12 (66.67%) SELinux
3 5 (27.78%) Puppet
4 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.56%) Cacti
5 1 (5.56%) Capistrano
5 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.56%) Nagios
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (5.56%) RANCID
5 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Veeam
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Percona