The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 45 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.33% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Linux Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 385 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.67% 92.77% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 260 280
Median daily rate £360 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 23
Median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Linux Support
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 1 £325 -
Linux Support
North West

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Linux Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Linux Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft