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 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 10 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - 4.08% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -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
13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 23.64% 12.24% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate £160 £175 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -58.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £325 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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
Chelmsford
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago