Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 85 104
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.17% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £325 -
North West median daily rate £291 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -29.39% -2.94% -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 325 256 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 24.66% 19.98% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 178 225
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £204 £172 £249
90th Percentile £485 £538 £573
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 19 25
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -18.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.20 £10.80
90th Percentile £20.13 £22.00 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year -0.51% +22.04% -6.03%

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