The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank - 61 55
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.15% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £218 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.45%
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
442 631 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.14% 96.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 370 230
Median daily rate £320 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 69 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Linux Support in the job title.

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

Linux Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Linux Support Hourly Rate Trend in Essex