The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 46 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.90% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £350 £238
% change year-on-year
+19.64% +47.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +181.25%
Ubuntu
North 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 Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
113 121 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.70% 27.31% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 79 69
Median daily rate £375 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £590 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -52.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire