Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
England > North West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 201 230
Rank change year-on-year -12 +29 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.049% 0.12% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.13% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
North West median daily rate - £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +62.50% -
England median daily rate £518 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +15.00% +4.65% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,844 5,469 7,092
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.27% 94.70% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,647 3,321 4,374
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 257 269
North West median hourly rate £18.79 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.05% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.18 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.25 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.83%

Linux Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Linux Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Consultant in the North West

Linux Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Consultant in the North West

Linux Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -11 2 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, Linux Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) RS-232
3 1 (33.33%) RS-485
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) RS-232
1 1 (33.33%) RS-485
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
1 2 (66.67%) Decision-Making
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk