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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 34 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.62% 0.35% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.37% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £300 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £339 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.12% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -60.13%

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
301 268 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.73% 93.71% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 224 216
Median daily rate £450 £400 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 23
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Puppet
3 6 (60.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (30.00%) CentOS
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) IPv4
6 2 (20.00%) IPv6
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Debian
6 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) GitHub
6 2 (20.00%) Docker
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) IPv4
2 2 (20.00%) IPv6
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Isilon