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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£535 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
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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
351 228 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.35% 95.80% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 126 133
Average daily rate £410 £319 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.62% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.94 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Subversion
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) UNIX
4 6 (60.00%) PHP
4 6 (60.00%) MySQL
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
4 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (60.00%) Shibboleth
4 6 (60.00%) Puppet
4 6 (60.00%) Regular Expression
4 6 (60.00%) WSGI
4 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (60.00%) uWSGI
4 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (60.00%) Wiki
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (60.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Nagios
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) RHCT
6 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) CentOS
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Apache
1 6 (60.00%) uWSGI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Subversion
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Regular Expression
1 6 (60.00%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Wiki
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) RHCT
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat