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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 45 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.12% 0.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.00
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
349 274 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.76% 94.81% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 212 279
Median daily rate £440 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 32
Median hourly rate £17.43 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +96.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.67 £55.00 £19.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Debian
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) LAMP
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Isilon
6 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (12.50%) Postfix
6 1 (12.50%) nginx
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Isilon