The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £310
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +61.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £22.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-44.19% -37.77%
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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 Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 59 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.33% 31.72% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 45
Average daily rate £325 £200 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £353 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.69 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.28% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £30.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield