The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 101 87 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.16% 0.094% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.36% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £381
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.31%
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
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 North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
553 276 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.42% 26.04% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 150 86
Median daily rate £295 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £555 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 30 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.25 £15.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% +114.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.53 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £43.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Ubuntu
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) PuTTY

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PuTTY
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux