The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 43 42
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.69% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year +14.70% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £8.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +105.88% -81.11%  

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 59 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 12.08% 20.56% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 39
Median daily rate £330 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -55.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in East Sussex

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in East Sussex