Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 20
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 2.38% 6.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.64% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 10
Halifax median daily rate - £427 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.06% +5.88%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £465 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 47 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 4.81% 22.38% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 32 41
Halifax median daily rate £438 £413 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -3.51% +0.59%
10th Percentile £234 £301 £325
90th Percentile £448 £484 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Halifax median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £12.75
% change year-on-year -5.66% +3.92% +6.25%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Halifax

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Halifax