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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.16% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £250 £335
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -25.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £21.00
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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
155 77 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.54% 19.95% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 34 55
Average daily rate £263 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Average hourly rate £16.08 £11.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.82% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.17 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft