The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 94 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.064% - 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £21.00
Ubuntu
England

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

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
377 362 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.01% 22.19% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 180 129
Average daily rate £328 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £80 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 49 83
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.32 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £52.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the East Midlands region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 1 - - 3
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat