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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.53% 8.62% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.25% 37.04% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 5
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
80 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.40% 23.28% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 21
Median daily rate £363 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £147 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.67 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £180.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 37 (52.11%) Java
2 29 (40.85%) Oracle
3 26 (36.62%) Windows
4 25 (35.21%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (33.80%) Python
6 23 (32.39%) C++
6 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (28.17%) Software Engineering
8 18 (25.35%) TDD
8 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (23.94%) HTML
9 17 (23.94%) Tomcat
10 16 (22.54%) SQL
11 15 (21.13%) Web Services
11 15 (21.13%) Spring
11 15 (21.13%) Statistics
12 14 (19.72%) HTML5
12 14 (19.72%) Unix
12 14 (19.72%) Windows Server
13 13 (18.31%) Finance
13 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database
14 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
14 12 (16.90%) Visualisation
14 12 (16.90%) VMware
14 12 (16.90%) XML
14 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
14 12 (16.90%) Perl
15 11 (15.49%) MySQL
15 11 (15.49%) Publishing
15 11 (15.49%) Open Source

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 (23.94%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.08%) JBoss
2 10 (14.08%) SAS
2 10 (14.08%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.08%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.45%) Apache Solr
3 6 (8.45%) IIS
3 6 (8.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.04%) WordPress
5 2 (2.82%) nginx
6 1 (1.41%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.82%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 25 (35.21%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.68%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (9.86%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.23%) SaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.41%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.41%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Intranet
2 4 (5.63%) DNS
3 3 (4.23%) DHCP
3 3 (4.23%) LAN
3 3 (4.23%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database
2 11 (15.49%) MySQL
3 10 (14.08%) Big Data
3 10 (14.08%) HPCC
3 10 (14.08%) KDB
3 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.82%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Maven
2 9 (12.68%) JUnit
2 9 (12.68%) Subversion
3 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.41%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.41%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Publishing
3 10 (14.08%) Front Office
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Developer
2 15 (21.13%) Administrator
3 10 (14.08%) DBA
3 10 (14.08%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (14.08%) Quantitative Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Data Scientist
4 8 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.86%) AWS Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Agile Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) VMWare Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) HTML
2 15 (21.13%) Spring
2 15 (21.13%) Web Services
3 14 (19.72%) HTML5
4 12 (16.90%) XML
5 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
6 10 (14.08%) CSS
6 10 (14.08%) Esper
6 10 (14.08%) JSON
6 10 (14.08%) NumPy
6 10 (14.08%) Pandas
6 10 (14.08%) Pyramid
6 10 (14.08%) REST
6 10 (14.08%) SciPy
7 6 (8.45%) EJB
8 4 (5.63%) Castor
8 4 (5.63%) Classic ASP
9 3 (4.23%) Middleware
9 3 (4.23%) Node.js
9 3 (4.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Statistics
2 12 (16.90%) Visualisation
3 11 (15.49%) Algorithms
4 10 (14.08%) Hedge funds
5 9 (12.68%) Clustering
5 9 (12.68%) Replication
6 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.23%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.82%) Fintech
7 2 (2.82%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.41%) Physics
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Unix
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.41%) HPUX
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Software Engineering
3 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (25.35%) TDD
4 11 (15.49%) Analytics
4 11 (15.49%) Data Acquisition
4 11 (15.49%) Open Source
5 10 (14.08%) OO
5 10 (14.08%) Quantitative Trading
5 10 (14.08%) Refactoring
5 10 (14.08%) Time Series Analysis
5 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
6 9 (12.68%) BDD
7 8 (11.27%) Content Enrichment
8 7 (9.86%) Web Development
9 6 (8.45%) Data Analysis
10 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.63%) Migration
11 4 (5.63%) SEO
12 2 (2.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) Java
2 24 (33.80%) Python
3 23 (32.39%) C++
4 16 (22.54%) SQL
5 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
5 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.90%) Perl
6 10 (14.08%) C
6 10 (14.08%) R
7 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
8 7 (9.86%) PL/SQL
9 5 (7.04%) PHP
10 2 (2.82%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.82%) Ruby
10 2 (2.82%) VB
10 2 (2.82%) VBA
11 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) OCP
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (11.27%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CCDA
4 1 (1.41%) CCDP
4 1 (1.41%) CCIE
4 1 (1.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.41%) CCNP
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCP
4 1 (1.41%) MCSA
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.82%) Docker
4 2 (2.82%) GridGain
5 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Data Guard
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (9.86%) Puppet
3 3 (4.23%) Ansible
3 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.82%) Mesos
4 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Oracle
2 12 (16.90%) VMware
3 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.63%) Google
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.23%) SAP
6 2 (2.82%) Juniper
7 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) NetApp
7 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.41%) xMatters