The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
Linux Engineer
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94 100 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 92.16% 90.09% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 60
Average daily rate £313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim