The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £393
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -41.66%
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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 Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.05% 19.19% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 25
Average daily rate £418 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.60% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £497 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.74 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £18.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%