The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £230 £238
% change year-on-year
+28.26% -3.15%
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
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
181 173 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.26% 98.30% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 93 74
Median daily rate £330 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 19
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +33.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £20.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Linux Support
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Linux Support Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Linux Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Linux Support Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire