Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 May 2019 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 > Manchester
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 148 131
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.31% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Manchester median daily rate - £463 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.15% +10.00%
North West median daily rate £275 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -40.54% +15.63% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 555 613 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.38% 20.02% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 372 314
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
10th Percentile £155 £163 £173
90th Percentile £605 £575 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 56 26
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +35.48% -1.59%
10th Percentile £11.96 £11.75 £11.16
90th Percentile £26.60 £41.00 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +4.92% -3.17% -2.33%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Manchester

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Manchester