Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 1 June 2020 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 185 191
Contract jobs citing LXC 0 11 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.24% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category - 1.61% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
England median daily rate £600 £488 £550
% change year-on-year +23.08% -11.36% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 309 685 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.33% 14.80% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 420 322
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £135 £190 £163
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 83
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.78 £10.60
90th Percentile £35.00 £20.83 £26.20
Median hourly rate £18.60 £16.95 £16.22
% change year-on-year +9.73% +4.53% +1.34%

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing LXC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LXC in the West Midlands