The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
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 £300 £268 £323
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -17.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Linux Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
527 560 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.17% 93.33% 90.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 309 185
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 65
Average hourly rate £36.50 £16.50 £27.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.21% -40.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux Support
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Linux Support Daily Rate Trend in Essex