The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Crewe region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 12 12
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe - 2.44% 4.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 16.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 15.38% 14.63% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate £127 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £350 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £350 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Cheshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Crewe

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Crewe