The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 0 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 2.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.24% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.53% -
Linux Systems 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
509 605 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.96% 93.94% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 374 194
Average daily rate £388 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 49 54
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £30.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Nagios
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) RHCT
3 4 (66.67%) LPIC
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) LPIC
1 4 (66.67%) RHCT
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) VMware