The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 58 80 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.86% 10.27% 4.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 41.45% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 16
Median daily rate £475 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £487 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +129.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 193 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.66% 24.78% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 119 56
Median daily rate £364 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.15 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £19.50
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 Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +7 41 £450 +5.88% 8
Abingdon +3 2 £400 -5.88% 3
Faringdon - 1 £350 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 50 (46.73%) Java
2 47 (43.93%) Windows
3 41 (38.32%) Oracle
4 39 (36.45%) HTML
5 37 (34.58%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (30.84%) Windows Server
7 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (26.17%) JavaScript
8 28 (26.17%) Tomcat
9 26 (24.30%) C++
10 25 (23.36%) CSS
10 25 (23.36%) Python
10 25 (23.36%) TDD
10 25 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (22.43%) Spring
11 24 (22.43%) HTML5
12 23 (21.50%) Web Services
12 23 (21.50%) SQL
13 22 (20.56%) Unix
13 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
14 21 (19.63%) VMware
15 20 (18.69%) PHP
15 20 (18.69%) Subversion
16 19 (17.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (17.76%) MySQL
16 19 (17.76%) Red Hat
17 18 (16.82%) Git (software)
18 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
19 16 (14.95%) Puppet

Linux
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 28 (26.17%) Tomcat
2 13 (12.15%) IIS
3 12 (11.21%) JBoss
3 12 (11.21%) WebLogic
4 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.28%) WebSphere
5 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (9.35%) MS Exchange
6 9 (8.41%) WordPress
7 8 (7.48%) SAS
8 7 (6.54%) Apache Solr
8 7 (6.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (3.74%) Apache
9 4 (3.74%) nginx
10 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.93%) Drupal
11 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.93%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 37 (34.58%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.15%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (9.35%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (7.48%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.93%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.93%) Heroku
6 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) Intranet
2 7 (6.54%) DNS
2 7 (6.54%) LAN
2 7 (6.54%) WAN
3 6 (5.61%) DHCP
4 4 (3.74%) Internet
5 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.93%) 802.11
6 1 (0.93%) Broadband
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.93%) Firewall
6 1 (0.93%) SAN
6 1 (0.93%) Wireless
6 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) MySQL
2 16 (14.95%) Oracle Database
3 12 (11.21%) MongoDB
3 12 (11.21%) NoSQL
4 11 (10.28%) Relational Database
5 10 (9.35%) KDB
6 8 (7.48%) Big Data
6 8 (7.48%) HPCC
7 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.87%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.87%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.87%) Redis
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 20 (18.69%) Subversion
2 18 (16.82%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.35%) JUnit
4 10 (9.35%) Maven
5 7 (6.54%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.61%) PHPUnit
6 6 (5.61%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.93%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Publishing
3 10 (9.35%) Front Office
4 6 (5.61%) Back Office
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (42.99%) Developer
2 20 (18.69%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.76%) Administrator
4 11 (10.28%) Architect
4 11 (10.28%) AWS Developer
4 11 (10.28%) DBA
4 11 (10.28%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (10.28%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (9.35%) Agile Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Agile Java Developer
5 10 (9.35%) PHP Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Quantitative Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Technical Architect
6 9 (8.41%) Systems Support Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Technical Support
7 7 (6.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.61%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (5.61%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.45%) HTML
2 25 (23.36%) CSS
3 24 (22.43%) HTML5
3 24 (22.43%) Spring
4 23 (21.50%) Web Services
5 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
6 15 (14.02%) XML
7 13 (12.15%) REST
8 11 (10.28%) JSON
9 10 (9.35%) Esper
9 10 (9.35%) Middleware
9 10 (9.35%) NumPy
9 10 (9.35%) Pandas
9 10 (9.35%) Pyramid
9 10 (9.35%) RESTful
9 10 (9.35%) SciPy
10 9 (8.41%) GWT
10 9 (8.41%) Java EE
10 9 (8.41%) Smart GWT
11 7 (6.54%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Statistics
2 12 (11.21%) Visualisation
3 11 (10.28%) Algorithms
3 11 (10.28%) Data Centre
4 10 (9.35%) Clustering
4 10 (9.35%) Hedge funds
4 10 (9.35%) Replication
5 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.87%) Fintech
7 2 (1.87%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) Physics
8 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.93%) Windows
2 33 (30.84%) Windows Server
3 22 (20.56%) Unix
4 19 (17.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.87%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.93%) HPUX
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (23.36%) TDD
3 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
4 15 (14.02%) Web Development
5 12 (11.21%) OO
5 12 (11.21%) Open Source
5 12 (11.21%) Refactoring
6 11 (10.28%) Data Acquisition
6 11 (10.28%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.35%) BDD
7 10 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (9.35%) MVC
7 10 (9.35%) Quantitative Trading
7 10 (9.35%) Time Series Analysis
8 9 (8.41%) Content Enrichment
8 9 (8.41%) Migration
9 8 (7.48%) Analytics
9 8 (7.48%) Network Design
10 6 (5.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.73%) Java
2 28 (26.17%) JavaScript
3 26 (24.30%) C++
4 25 (23.36%) Python
5 23 (21.50%) SQL
6 20 (18.69%) PHP
7 16 (14.95%) Perl
8 10 (9.35%) Bash Shell
8 10 (9.35%) C
8 10 (9.35%) Shell Script
9 8 (7.48%) PL/SQL
9 8 (7.48%) R
10 6 (5.61%) C#
10 6 (5.61%) PHP 5
11 4 (3.74%) Ruby
12 2 (1.87%) VB
12 2 (1.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Degree
2 10 (9.35%) OCP
2 10 (9.35%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.80%) MCSE
5 2 (1.87%) CCNA
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) CCDA
6 1 (0.93%) CCDP
6 1 (0.93%) CCIE
6 1 (0.93%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.28%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.87%) Docker
4 2 (1.87%) GridGain
4 2 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.93%) Postfix
5 1 (0.93%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.93%) Xen
5 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) Puppet
2 11 (10.28%) Data Guard
2 11 (10.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (7.48%) Ansible
3 8 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.87%) Mesos
4 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.87%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.93%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.93%) SCCM
5 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (38.32%) Oracle
2 21 (19.63%) VMware
3 19 (17.76%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.67%) Google
6 3 (2.80%) Citrix
6 3 (2.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco
7 2 (1.87%) Juniper
7 2 (1.87%) Zend
8 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.93%) AppSense
8 1 (0.93%) Dell
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.93%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.93%) xMatters