The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.42% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £47.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-43.68% +196.87%
Ubuntu
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 55 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.03% 25.94% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 29
Median daily rate £370 £265 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% -33.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £16.97 £42.46 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.03% +277.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset