The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £269 £363
% change year-on-year
+58.13% -25.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £45.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-46.11% +13.92%
Ubuntu
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
174 185 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.24% 21.05% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 114 94
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £110 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Average hourly rate - £31.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow