The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 10 8
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - 2.44% 7.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 25.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.19%
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 £37.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -9.72%
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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 Chelmsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 12.50% 9.76% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £180 £175 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -57.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Linux
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA