The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 10 8
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon - 16.95% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 90.91% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.60 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Linux
Essex

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

Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 33.33% 18.64% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £260 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £34.75 £40.60 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +224.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basildon region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon