The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Lanarkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 7.69% - 28.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Linux
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 North Lanarkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
North Lanarkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Lanarkshire 46.15% 50.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £183 £164 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% -18.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in North Lanarkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in North Lanarkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in North Lanarkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North Lanarkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Airdrie - - - -
Bellshill - - - -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 4 Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Lanarkshire region citing Linux 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 Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Lanarkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Lanarkshire region citing Linux 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 Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sun