The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.01% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
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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
246 195 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.62% 97.50% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 99 130
Average daily rate £345 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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