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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Support 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £290 £305
% change year-on-year
-12.24% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
1702 1501 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.50% 93.75% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 896 776
Average daily rate £373 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 94
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 8 £175 -
Linux Support
Yorkshire

Linux Support
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Incident Management
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) UNIX
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (35.71%) CentOS
6 4 (28.57%) Service Management
6 4 (28.57%) Workflow
6 4 (28.57%) Splunk
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) NHS
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (14.29%) Debian
9 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (7.14%) Nagios
9 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
9 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Puppet

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Debian
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Incident Management
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) VMware