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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 27 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.67% 12.83% 12.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.61% 37.78% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 24
Median daily rate £500 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £219 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
49 90 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.26% 33.96% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 67 47
Median daily rate £400 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 25 (45.45%) Java
2 20 (36.36%) Puppet
3 19 (34.55%) Web Services
4 17 (30.91%) Python
4 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.91%) Spring
5 16 (29.09%) Tomcat
6 15 (27.27%) Subversion
6 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (25.45%) Maven
7 14 (25.45%) Migration
8 13 (23.64%) RESTful
9 11 (20.00%) Ruby
9 11 (20.00%) TDD
9 11 (20.00%) Windows
9 11 (20.00%) HTML
9 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (20.00%) DevOps
10 10 (18.18%) nginx
10 10 (18.18%) MySQL
10 10 (18.18%) Apache
11 9 (16.36%) Publishing
11 9 (16.36%) JBoss
11 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (16.36%) HTML5
11 9 (16.36%) Docker
11 9 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (14.55%) NoSQL

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 (29.09%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.18%) Apache
2 10 (18.18%) nginx
3 9 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (16.36%) JBoss
4 6 (10.91%) Apache Solr
5 5 (9.09%) Jetty
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
6 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.64%) Drupal
9 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) GitHub
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon S3
4 4 (7.27%) SaaS
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (5.45%) IaaS
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.82%) Route 53
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) LAN
1 5 (9.09%) WAN
2 4 (7.27%) IPv4
2 4 (7.27%) IPv6
2 4 (7.27%) Network Security
2 4 (7.27%) SSL
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.82%) LDAP
5 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.73%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.45%) Big Data
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 15 (27.27%) Subversion
2 14 (25.45%) Maven
3 6 (10.91%) Gradle
3 6 (10.91%) Selenium
4 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.09%) JUnit
4 5 (9.09%) Mockito
5 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.45%) Ant
6 3 (5.45%) Hudson
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (16.36%) Publishing
2 7 (12.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Administrator
3 12 (21.82%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (14.55%) Architect
7 8 (14.55%) AWS Developer
7 8 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Developer
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (12.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (12.73%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 7 (12.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (10.91%) AWS Software Engineer
9 6 (10.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (10.91%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) Web Services
2 17 (30.91%) Spring
3 13 (23.64%) RESTful
4 11 (20.00%) HTML
5 9 (16.36%) HTML5
6 8 (14.55%) .NET
6 8 (14.55%) JSON
7 7 (12.73%) REST
7 7 (12.73%) XML
8 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.91%) Lucene
9 4 (7.27%) Dropwizard
9 4 (7.27%) LAMP
9 4 (7.27%) SOAP
9 4 (7.27%) Spring Boot
10 3 (5.45%) J2SE
10 3 (5.45%) JMS
10 3 (5.45%) Node.js
10 3 (5.45%) Play Framework
10 3 (5.45%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.82%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) CentOS
2 6 (10.91%) Debian
2 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Unix
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) Migration
3 11 (20.00%) DevOps
3 11 (20.00%) TDD
4 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
5 8 (14.55%) Open Source
6 7 (12.73%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.73%) SOA
6 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.91%) Build Automation
7 6 (10.91%) ITIL
7 6 (10.91%) Network Design
7 6 (10.91%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) MVC
9 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) Python
3 11 (20.00%) Ruby
4 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.73%) C++
5 7 (12.73%) SQL
6 6 (10.91%) Perl
6 6 (10.91%) PHP
7 5 (9.09%) Scala
8 3 (5.45%) C#
8 3 (5.45%) XPath
9 1 (1.82%) AWK
9 1 (1.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Docker
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.82%) iptables
5 1 (1.82%) Postfix
5 1 (1.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Puppet
2 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.91%) Ansible
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Terraform
5 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.82%) SELinux
5 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
1 8 (14.55%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) NetApp
4 2 (3.64%) Zend
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.82%) Isilon
5 1 (1.82%) PayPal
5 1 (1.82%) Talend
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