The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ubuntu Linux
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 109 116
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 9 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 0.46% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.15% 2.41% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Median daily rate £375 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £315
% change year-on-year -5.76% +34.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% -11.11%  

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 286 457 488
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 15.65% 19.19% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 246 238
Median daily rate £367 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.26% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 51
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -23.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.50 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Berkshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Berkshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Berkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Berkshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 3 £375 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Reading +15 1 £450 +20.00% 4
Maidenhead -4 1 £400 +6.66%
Ubuntu
South East

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

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (79.17%) Git (software)
4 18 (75.00%) Debian
4 18 (75.00%) Unix
5 17 (70.83%) Java
5 17 (70.83%) Bash Shell
6 16 (66.67%) CentOS
6 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (62.50%) Hadoop
7 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
7 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
7 15 (62.50%) SSH
7 15 (62.50%) Python
7 15 (62.50%) Ansible
7 15 (62.50%) DevOps
7 15 (62.50%) SELinux
8 12 (50.00%) Prototyping
8 12 (50.00%) HTTP
8 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (50.00%) ICMP
9 11 (45.83%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (33.33%) Open Source
11 7 (29.17%) MySQL
12 6 (25.00%) Open Source Development
12 6 (25.00%) Big Data
13 5 (20.83%) Ruby
13 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (20.83%) HTML
13 5 (20.83%) PHP

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) WordPress
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) SSH
2 12 (50.00%) HTTP
2 12 (50.00%) ICMP
2 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (29.17%) MySQL
3 6 (25.00%) Big Data
4 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
7 1 (4.17%) HBase
7 1 (4.17%) Impala
7 1 (4.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) DevOps Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Consultant
5 6 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (25.00%) Java Consultant
5 6 (25.00%) Java Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Open Source Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Hadoop Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Hadoop Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) CGI
2 3 (12.50%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) Sass
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) Drools
3 2 (8.33%) Java EE
3 2 (8.33%) jBPM
3 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (8.33%) LAMP
3 2 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (8.33%) Polymer
3 2 (8.33%) React
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Debian
2 18 (75.00%) Unix
3 16 (66.67%) CentOS
3 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 8 (33.33%) Open Source
4 6 (25.00%) Open Source Development
5 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Stochastic Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.17%) MapReduce
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 17 (70.83%) Bash Shell
2 17 (70.83%) Java
3 15 (62.50%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 5 (20.83%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) KVM
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) Xen
1 2 (8.33%) XenServer
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) Ansible
1 15 (62.50%) SELinux
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.17%) Ambari
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (4.17%) Oozie
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Rackspace
1 3 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.17%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.17%) MapR