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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 133 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.099% - 0.046%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £335 £323
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.78% -
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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
624 629 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.51% 24.69% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 273 251
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 19
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.75% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £20.30 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 3 £310 -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) CruiseControl
3 6 (60.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) OAuth
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (60.00%) MSBuild
3 6 (60.00%) OAuth2
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) EMC
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (60.00%) CruiseControl
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (60.00%) OAuth
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (60.00%) OAuth2
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) EMC
1 4 (40.00%) NetApp
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat