The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £16.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+51.56% -59.49%
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
142 104 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.63% 24.88% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 63
Average daily rate £375 £341 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +36.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £13.60 £32.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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