The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 43 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.36% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.60% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -
Linux Engineer
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
259 336 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.84% 93.07% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 213 98
Average daily rate £400 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £295 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £8.83 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.25 £17.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat