The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 45 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.90% - 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
Linux Systems Administrator
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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
319 223 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.08% 96.96% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 104 125
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 14
Average hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Linux Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
5 1 (20.00%) WSGI
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) uWSGI
5 1 (20.00%) Hyperic
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Shibboleth
5 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Fedora
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Linux Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) uWSGI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (20.00%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (20.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Fedora
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware