The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embedded Linux
Rank 138 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.061% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £488 £344
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Embedded Linux
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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
730 629 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.43% 22.38% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 262 306
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 92 75
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £11.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £31.56 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Embedded Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Embedded Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Embedded Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £425 - 2
Embedded Linux
England

Embedded Linux
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Embedded Linux also 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 that cited Embedded Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Embedded Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Embedded Linux also 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 that cited Embedded Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) DVB
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft