The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank - - 140
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £268
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +21.81%
Linux Support
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 South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2675 3103 3186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.39% 95.13% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1725 1964 2052
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 223 179
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Support
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Linux Support Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Linux Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Linux Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South West