The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.53% 0.34% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.36% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.40 £42.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.84% +47.36%

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
319 274 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.85% 94.16% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 227 200
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £145 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Oxford region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Oxford region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Debian
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Docker
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (9.09%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Ruby
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (9.09%) Replication
7 1 (9.09%) LAMP
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) IPv4

Linux Engineer 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 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) IPv4
3 1 (9.09%) IPv6
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Debian
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat