The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 23 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.25% 8.42% 10.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.78% 26.37% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 18
Median daily rate £588 £450 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £37.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 91 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.89% 31.93% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 73 37
Median daily rate £475 £280 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -27.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £453 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.27% +243.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 27 (45.76%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) Web Services
3 19 (32.20%) Puppet
4 18 (30.51%) Python
4 18 (30.51%) Spring
5 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
6 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (27.12%) TDD
6 16 (27.12%) Subversion
6 16 (27.12%) HTML
6 16 (27.12%) Tomcat
7 14 (23.73%) Ruby
7 14 (23.73%) HTML5
8 13 (22.03%) nginx
8 13 (22.03%) RESTful
8 13 (22.03%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (22.03%) Maven
8 13 (22.03%) Apache
8 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
9 12 (20.34%) Windows
9 12 (20.34%) Migration
9 12 (20.34%) MongoDB
9 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
10 11 (18.64%) Gradle
10 11 (18.64%) Build Automation
10 11 (18.64%) .NET
11 10 (16.95%) C++
11 10 (16.95%) Publishing
11 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering

Linux
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 16 (27.12%) Tomcat
2 13 (22.03%) Apache
2 13 (22.03%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (22.03%) nginx
3 10 (16.95%) Apache Solr
4 8 (13.56%) Jetty
5 7 (11.86%) JBoss
6 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
6 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
7 5 (8.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.39%) Drupal
9 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon S3
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (6.78%) SaaS
5 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.08%) GitHub
5 3 (5.08%) IaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.69%) PaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Route 53
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Firewall
2 5 (8.47%) LAN
2 5 (8.47%) WAN
3 4 (6.78%) DNS
4 3 (5.08%) DHCP
4 3 (5.08%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.69%) IPv4
5 1 (1.69%) IPv6
5 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.69%) LDAP
5 1 (1.69%) Network Security
5 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) MongoDB
1 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.86%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
2 16 (27.12%) Subversion
3 13 (22.03%) Maven
4 11 (18.64%) Gradle
5 10 (16.95%) Selenium
6 6 (10.17%) JUnit
7 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.08%) Ant
8 3 (5.08%) Hudson
9 2 (3.39%) Mockito
10 1 (1.69%) CMake
10 1 (1.69%) JIRA
10 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.69%) NUnit
10 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.69%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (16.95%) Publishing
2 7 (11.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.64%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Administrator
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (15.25%) AWS Developer
5 9 (15.25%) AWS Software Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Java Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (15.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (15.25%) Software Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (13.56%) Architect
6 8 (13.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Java Software Developer
6 8 (13.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) Web Services
2 18 (30.51%) Spring
3 16 (27.12%) HTML
4 14 (23.73%) HTML5
5 13 (22.03%) RESTful
6 11 (18.64%) .NET
7 10 (16.95%) Lucene
8 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
8 9 (15.25%) XML
9 8 (13.56%) REST
10 6 (10.17%) JSON
11 5 (8.47%) CSS
11 5 (8.47%) EJB
12 4 (6.78%) LAMP
12 4 (6.78%) Node.js
13 3 (5.08%) J2EE
13 3 (5.08%) J2SE
13 3 (5.08%) JMS
13 3 (5.08%) JSF
13 3 (5.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) CMDB
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) CentOS
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Unix
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.17%) Debian
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) TDD
3 12 (20.34%) Migration
4 11 (18.64%) Build Automation
5 10 (16.95%) Open Source
5 10 (16.95%) Scrum
5 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.86%) DevOps
7 7 (11.86%) SOA
8 6 (10.17%) BDD
8 6 (10.17%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL
8 6 (10.17%) Network Design
8 6 (10.17%) Web Development
9 5 (8.47%) Code Coverage
9 5 (8.47%) Content Enrichment
9 5 (8.47%) MVC
10 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) Python
3 14 (23.73%) Ruby
4 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
5 10 (16.95%) C++
6 8 (13.56%) Scala
7 7 (11.86%) Perl
8 6 (10.17%) PHP
9 4 (6.78%) SQL
10 3 (5.08%) C#
10 3 (5.08%) XPath
11 1 (1.69%) AWK
11 1 (1.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.69%) CCNA
2 1 (1.69%) CCNP
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) vSphere
3 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) iptables
4 1 (1.69%) Postfix
4 1 (1.69%) Varnish
4 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) Puppet
2 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.86%) Ansible
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Terraform
6 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.69%) SELinux
6 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
1 8 (13.56%) VMware
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) NetApp
4 2 (3.39%) Zend
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) EMC
5 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.69%) Isilon
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) Talend