The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 70 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.27% 0.99% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.01% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.00%
Linux Engineer
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
607 696 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.50% 98.31% 97.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 514 300
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +10.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 45
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
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 Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Abingdon - 5 £450 -
Oxford -4 3 £475 - 2
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) IPv6
4 5 (62.50%) Puppet
4 5 (62.50%) PostGIS
5 4 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (37.50%) Unix
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) IPv4
6 3 (37.50%) Subversion
6 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Network Security
6 3 (37.50%) CentOS
6 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) Scala
7 2 (25.00%) Replication
7 2 (25.00%) Ruby
7 2 (25.00%) Python
7 2 (25.00%) C
7 2 (25.00%) C++
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) MySQL
7 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (25.00%) Go
7 2 (25.00%) Security Patching

Linux Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) IPv6
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) IPv4
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Go
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
1 2 (25.00%) Rust
1 2 (25.00%) Scala
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) SELinux
2 1 (12.50%) yum
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
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