Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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 > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 130 142
Rank change year-on-year -21 +12 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 4 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.12% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 1.99% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 13
Manchester median daily rate £291 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.47% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £143 £378 £273
90th Percentile £446 £453 £438
North West median daily rate £275 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -35.29% +6.25% +15.94%
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 681 553 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.25% 18.97% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 342 502
Manchester median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £131 £153 £178
90th Percentile £526 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 35
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.63 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +30.83% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.31 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.90 £40.03 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +16.20% -7.18%

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

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Manchester

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £120 - 3
Ubuntu
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232
3 1 (25.00%) RS-485
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
1 1 (25.00%) RS-485
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack