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 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester - - 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £32.50
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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
37 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 33.94% 30.51% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 17
Average daily rate £350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.25 £21.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -36.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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