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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 59 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.94% 0.75% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.90% 2.81% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Median daily rate £475 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -1.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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%
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
143 249 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.14% 26.52% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 147 122
Median daily rate £438 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 40 11
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +76.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £17.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £135.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) DevOps
3 13 (76.47%) Bash Shell
4 12 (70.59%) Puppet
5 10 (58.82%) VMware
6 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (47.06%) CentOS
7 8 (47.06%) Debian
8 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
8 7 (41.18%) Python
8 7 (41.18%) Perl
8 7 (41.18%) Web Services
9 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
9 6 (35.29%) Unix
9 6 (35.29%) CFEngine
9 6 (35.29%) Ansible
10 5 (29.41%) SELinux
10 5 (29.41%) Prototyping
10 5 (29.41%) Java
10 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
10 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
10 5 (29.41%) SSH
10 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
10 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
11 4 (23.53%) HTTP
11 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
12 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 3 (17.65%) ICMP

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 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SSH
2 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 3 (17.65%) ICMP
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) LDAP
5 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.88%) IMAP
5 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.88%) MRTG
5 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Python Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Java Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) CentOS
2 8 (47.06%) Debian
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Fedora
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) Prototyping
4 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Bash Shell
2 7 (41.18%) Perl
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Korn
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) iptables
3 1 (5.88%) Ceph
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) Dovecot
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) Postfix
3 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.88%) Squid
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Ansible
2 6 (35.29%) CFEngine
3 5 (29.41%) SELinux
4 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) Cacti
5 1 (5.88%) Capistrano
5 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.88%) Nagios
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (5.88%) RANCID
5 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Veeam
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Percona