The first table below looks at the demand for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Liverpool region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £17.00
Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.19% 37.01% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 18
Average daily rate £340 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.49 £28.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.17% +62.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Ubuntu
Merseyside

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool