The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+27.08% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+275.00% +11.11%
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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
201 365 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.51% 33.64% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 189 97
Average daily rate £300 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £35.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere