The table below looks at the statistics for Linux+ Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux+ Certification over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank - - 624
Contract jobs citing Linux+ Certification 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11461 10984 10643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 19.30% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7164 6571 6000
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 533 467
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.30% +26.94%

Linux+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Linux+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Linux+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux+ Certification within the UK.

Linux+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux+ Certification within the UK.

Linux+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK