The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 19 10
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford - 3.30% 7.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate - £360 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 6.52% 6.59% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate £375 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford