The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.70% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
273 281 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.12% 92.43% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 125 85
Average daily rate £305 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Linux Consultant
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Implementation

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Implementation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware