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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 39 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.24% 4.91% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 23.29% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 7
Median daily rate £466 £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £375 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Linux
Oxfordshire

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
104 73 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.30% 21.10% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 21
Median daily rate £350 £345 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +1.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016, 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 42 (51.85%) Java
2 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (34.57%) TDD
4 27 (33.33%) Web Services
5 26 (32.10%) Tomcat
5 26 (32.10%) Python
5 26 (32.10%) Software Engineering
6 25 (30.86%) Spring
7 23 (28.40%) HTML
7 23 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (27.16%) MongoDB
9 21 (25.93%) HTML5
9 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (25.93%) C++
9 21 (25.93%) Oracle
10 20 (24.69%) Maven
11 18 (22.22%) Open Source
12 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
12 17 (20.99%) JBoss
13 16 (19.75%) XML
13 16 (19.75%) Unix
13 16 (19.75%) WebLogic
13 16 (19.75%) WebSphere
13 16 (19.75%) JSON
13 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
14 15 (18.52%) Puppet
14 15 (18.52%) REST
15 14 (17.28%) Publishing
16 13 (16.05%) VMware
16 13 (16.05%) Subversion

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 26 (32.10%) Tomcat
2 17 (20.99%) JBoss
3 16 (19.75%) WebLogic
3 16 (19.75%) WebSphere
4 13 (16.05%) Apache
5 12 (14.81%) nginx
6 11 (13.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (12.35%) Apache Solr
7 10 (12.35%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (9.88%) Jetty
9 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.81%) Amazon S3
2 12 (14.81%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.70%) IaaS
6 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.23%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.23%) GitHub
7 1 (1.23%) Heroku
7 1 (1.23%) PaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Route 53
7 1 (1.23%) SaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) DNS
2 5 (6.17%) DHCP
3 4 (4.94%) Firewall
3 4 (4.94%) Internet
4 3 (3.70%) LAN
4 3 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.23%) LDAP
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) MongoDB
2 13 (16.05%) NoSQL
3 12 (14.81%) MySQL
4 10 (12.35%) KDB
4 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.70%) Big Data
6 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Maven
2 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
3 13 (16.05%) JUnit
3 13 (16.05%) Subversion
4 11 (13.58%) Cucumber
4 11 (13.58%) Gradle
5 10 (12.35%) Selenium
6 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.47%) Hudson
8 1 (1.23%) CMake
8 1 (1.23%) JIRA
8 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.23%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.23%) NUnit
8 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.23%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (17.28%) Publishing
2 11 (13.58%) Finance
3 10 (12.35%) Front Office
4 4 (4.94%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Developer
2 19 (23.46%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Administrator
3 14 (17.28%) Software Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) AWS Developer
4 13 (16.05%) Java Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (14.81%) Agile Developer
5 12 (14.81%) Agile Java Developer
6 11 (13.58%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (12.35%) DBA
7 10 (12.35%) Oracle DBA
7 10 (12.35%) Quantitative Developer
8 9 (11.11%) AWS Software Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (8.64%) Architect
10 7 (8.64%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (8.64%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) Web Services
2 25 (30.86%) Spring
3 23 (28.40%) HTML
4 21 (25.93%) HTML5
5 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
6 16 (19.75%) JSON
6 16 (19.75%) XML
7 15 (18.52%) REST
8 13 (16.05%) RESTful
9 11 (13.58%) EJB
10 10 (12.35%) Esper
10 10 (12.35%) Lucene
10 10 (12.35%) NumPy
10 10 (12.35%) Pandas
10 10 (12.35%) Pyramid
10 10 (12.35%) SciPy
11 9 (11.11%) .NET
12 6 (7.41%) CSS
13 4 (4.94%) Castor
14 3 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Visualisation
2 10 (12.35%) Algorithms
2 10 (12.35%) Hedge funds
2 10 (12.35%) Statistics
3 9 (11.11%) Clustering
3 9 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Unix
2 11 (13.58%) Windows
3 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) CentOS
6 2 (2.47%) Debian
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.23%) HPUX
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) TDD
3 26 (32.10%) Software Engineering
4 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (22.22%) Open Source
6 13 (16.05%) BDD
6 13 (16.05%) Content Enrichment
7 12 (14.81%) Web Development
8 11 (13.58%) Build Automation
8 11 (13.58%) Migration
8 11 (13.58%) OO
8 11 (13.58%) Refactoring
9 10 (12.35%) Data Acquisition
9 10 (12.35%) Quantitative Trading
9 10 (12.35%) Scrum
9 10 (12.35%) Time Series Analysis
9 10 (12.35%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.41%) ITIL
11 5 (6.17%) Code Coverage
11 5 (6.17%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.85%) Java
2 26 (32.10%) Python
3 21 (25.93%) C++
4 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.05%) Ruby
5 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
6 10 (12.35%) C
6 10 (12.35%) SQL
7 8 (9.88%) Perl
7 8 (9.88%) Scala
8 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.17%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) AWK
10 1 (1.23%) C#
10 1 (1.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) OCP
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.47%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.47%) CCNA
2 2 (2.47%) CCNP
2 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.23%) CCDA
3 1 (1.23%) CCDP
3 1 (1.23%) CCIE
3 1 (1.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) MCP
3 1 (1.23%) MCSA
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.94%) vSphere
4 3 (3.70%) Docker
5 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) iptables
5 1 (1.23%) Postfix
5 1 (1.23%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Puppet
2 10 (12.35%) Data Guard
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.64%) Ansible
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Terraform
7 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.23%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.23%) Mesos
7 1 (1.23%) Nagios
7 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.23%) SCOM
7 1 (1.23%) SELinux
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) VMware
3 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.94%) NetApp
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) Juniper
6 2 (2.47%) Zend
7 1 (1.23%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Perforce
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.23%) xMatters
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