The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 60 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.81% 0.85% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £30.00
Linux Administrator
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
367 342 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.92% 97.44% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 276 170
Median daily rate £400 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.88 £15.86 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.21% -6.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) OCP
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Internet

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) OCP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (14.29%) Hyperic
4 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR