Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for LXC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LXC over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 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.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
England > North East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 88 168
Contract jobs citing LXC 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.50% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category - 2.79% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
North East median daily rate - £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.67% -
England median daily rate £475 £475 £483
% change year-on-year - -1.55% -19.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

LXC is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 226 215 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.71% 17.86% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 145 480
North East median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33% -11.69%
10th Percentile £227 £188 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +15.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 81
North East median hourly rate £14.60 £29.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.51% +5.36% +100.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £43.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £16.05 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% +5.03% -

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing LXC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for LXC in the North East

LXC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LXC in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for LXC in the North East