The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester 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 20 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.91% 0.85% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £269 £363
% change year-on-year
+58.13% -25.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £45.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-46.11% +13.92%
Ubuntu
Gloucestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 40.00% 34.75% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 35
Average daily rate £336 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £144 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £9.80 £16.14 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.26% +14.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.01 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
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 Gloucester

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Gloucester region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Gloucester region.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Ubuntu
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Plesk
1 1 (100.00%) iptables

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Plesk