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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 35 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.11% 1.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £375 £490 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.83% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -
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
260 363 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.30% 96.29% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 275 130
Median daily rate £375 £398 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 19
Median hourly rate £14.00 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.49 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) OCP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SLA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) OCP
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware