The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £326 £175
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +86.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Linux Support
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1646 1489 1337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.63% 93.77% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 915 644
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 58 98
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £28.20 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Support Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux Support
Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Linux Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Debian

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Linux Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat