The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Widnes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Widnes - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +16.92%
Linux
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Widnes region.

Operating Systems Category
Widnes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Widnes - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%