Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 39 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.64% 0.35% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.88% 1.67% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Slough median daily rate £395 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.93% +36.67% -
10th Percentile £393 £494 £333
90th Percentile £398 £531 £398
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £525 £463
% change year-on-year -42.86% +13.51% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +105.88% - -

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

All Operating Systems
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 13.10% 20.83% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 37
Slough median daily rate £450 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £316 £194 £290
90th Percentile £595 £477 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Slough median hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +750.00% +40.85% -20.00%
10th Percentile £165.00 £14.40 £13.44
90th Percentile £175.00 £20.00 £17.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -29.41% +25.93% -3.57%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Slough

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) Postfix
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) BIND 9
1 2 (100.00%) VXLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Mirantis

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (100.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) BIND 9
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Mirantis
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco