The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - - 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.20%

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

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 15.38% 21.28% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 15
Median daily rate - £210 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton