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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 31 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Linux 28 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.82% 3.91% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.84% 17.95% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 2
Median daily rate £475 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £318 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £445 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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
74 78 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.67% 21.79% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 12
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £180.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 34 (50.00%) Java
2 24 (35.29%) Oracle
3 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
5 20 (29.41%) Python
6 19 (27.94%) Web Services
6 19 (27.94%) TDD
6 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (25.00%) Spring
7 17 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 16 (23.53%) Unix
8 16 (23.53%) C++
9 15 (22.06%) MongoDB
10 14 (20.59%) HTML
10 14 (20.59%) Maven
11 13 (19.12%) Puppet
11 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
11 13 (19.12%) Open Source
12 12 (17.65%) HTML5
12 12 (17.65%) Visualisation
12 12 (17.65%) WebSphere
12 12 (17.65%) JSON
12 12 (17.65%) VMware
12 12 (17.65%) WebLogic
12 12 (17.65%) SQL
12 12 (17.65%) XML
12 12 (17.65%) JBoss
13 11 (16.18%) Finance
13 11 (16.18%) REST

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 17 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.65%) JBoss
2 12 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 12 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.82%) Apache Solr
5 5 (7.35%) Apache
5 5 (7.35%) nginx
6 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.41%) Jetty
7 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.41%) WordPress
8 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.24%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (11.76%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.47%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.47%) GitHub
5 1 (1.47%) Heroku
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.47%) PaaS
5 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) DNS
2 5 (7.35%) DHCP
3 4 (5.88%) Internet
4 3 (4.41%) Firewall
4 3 (4.41%) Intranet
4 3 (4.41%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.71%) KDB
2 10 (14.71%) MySQL
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Maven
2 10 (14.71%) JUnit
3 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.29%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.82%) Subversion
6 5 (7.35%) Gradle
7 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.88%) Selenium
8 2 (2.94%) Hudson
9 1 (1.47%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.47%) CMake
9 1 (1.47%) JIRA
9 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.47%) NUnit
9 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.47%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.47%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Front Office
2 10 (14.71%) Publishing
3 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Administrator
3 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.71%) DBA
4 10 (14.71%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (14.71%) Quantitative Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Software Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (11.76%) Agile Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (11.76%) AWS Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Java Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (8.82%) Architect
8 6 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) Web Services
2 17 (25.00%) Spring
3 14 (20.59%) HTML
4 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
5 12 (17.65%) HTML5
5 12 (17.65%) JSON
5 12 (17.65%) XML
6 11 (16.18%) REST
7 10 (14.71%) Esper
7 10 (14.71%) NumPy
7 10 (14.71%) Pandas
7 10 (14.71%) Pyramid
7 10 (14.71%) SciPy
8 8 (11.76%) EJB
9 4 (5.88%) .NET
9 4 (5.88%) Castor
9 4 (5.88%) Lucene
9 4 (5.88%) RESTful
10 3 (4.41%) CSS
10 3 (4.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 10 (14.71%) Algorithms
2 10 (14.71%) Hedge funds
2 10 (14.71%) Statistics
3 9 (13.24%) Clustering
3 9 (13.24%) Replication
4 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.94%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Unix
2 9 (13.24%) Windows
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.41%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.47%) Debian
5 1 (1.47%) HPUX
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
3 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (27.94%) TDD
4 13 (19.12%) Open Source
5 10 (14.71%) BDD
5 10 (14.71%) Data Acquisition
5 10 (14.71%) OO
5 10 (14.71%) Quantitative Trading
5 10 (14.71%) Refactoring
5 10 (14.71%) Time Series Analysis
5 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 9 (13.24%) Content Enrichment
7 8 (11.76%) Web Development
8 5 (7.35%) Build Automation
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
9 4 (5.88%) Scrum
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.41%) DevOps
10 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) Java
2 20 (29.41%) Python
3 16 (23.53%) C++
4 12 (17.65%) SQL
5 10 (14.71%) C
6 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.76%) Perl
7 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
7 7 (10.29%) Ruby
7 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.41%) PHP
9 3 (4.41%) Scala
10 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) OCP
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.94%) CCNA
2 2 (2.94%) CCNP
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.47%) CCDA
3 1 (1.47%) CCDP
3 1 (1.47%) CCIE
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) MCP
3 1 (1.47%) MCSA
3 1 (1.47%) MCSE
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.88%) Docker
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) Postfix
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (19.12%) Puppet
2 10 (14.71%) Data Guard
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (8.82%) Ansible
3 6 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) Mesos
4 2 (2.94%) Terraform
5 1 (1.47%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.47%) Nagios
5 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Oracle
2 12 (17.65%) VMware
3 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.47%) xMatters
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago