The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £238 £313
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+181.25% -
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Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 114 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.25% 34.03% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 37
Average daily rate £283 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £119 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 15
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.71 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire