The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 8 4
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - 4.00% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.51 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.96% -
Linux
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 8.33% 4.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £570 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia