The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 123 115
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.14% 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.69% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £150.00 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
605 579 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.36% 20.99% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 279 217
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.25 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Scotland