The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 68 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.56% 0.38% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.39% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £365 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £485 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Linux Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
682 514 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.33% 96.44% 97.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 300 286
Average daily rate £395 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 36
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 2 £338 - 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Python
4 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
5 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
6 4 (30.77%) Puppet
7 3 (23.08%) CentOS
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) Juniper
8 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (15.38%) Ruby
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) Fedora
9 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
9 1 (7.69%) IaaS
9 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (7.69%) Hyperic
9 1 (7.69%) Ansible
9 1 (7.69%) DevOps
9 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
9 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Fedora
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
3 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperic
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
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