Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ubuntu Linux
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 - 114
Rank change year-on-year - +114 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.073% - 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Cheshire median daily rate - - £300
North West median daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +15.63% -5.88% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 313 265 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.90% 21.49% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 184 247
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £389 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -8.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £180 £275
90th Percentile £499 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - -8.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.51 £10.39
90th Percentile £20.01 £18.66 £20.70
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Cheshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas