The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 62 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.80% 0.89% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.93% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.00
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
611 539 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.29% 95.74% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 373 487
Median daily rate £440 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 50
Median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.20% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -5 4 £400 +6.66% 1
Banbury - 1 £300 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Puppet
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 7 (50.00%) Ruby
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (35.71%) Ansible
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) PHP
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) CentOS
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) nginx
7 3 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) Postfix
8 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (14.29%) LAMP
8 2 (14.29%) Debian
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) Tomcat

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) CentOS
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Debian
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (35.71%) Ansible
4 1 (7.14%) Cacti
4 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Isilon