The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 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 Merseyside - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £50.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
-46.50% -66.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 117 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.00% 28.89% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 25
Median daily rate £350 £240 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +19.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £391 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Median hourly rate £14.34 £15.86 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £83.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside