The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 89 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.88% 4.16% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.28% 17.09% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 12 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £323 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £291 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +9.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
201 117 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.84% 24.32% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 46 52
Average daily rate £375 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 16
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £10.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Linux
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +17 39 £425 +13.33% 15
Bicester - 5 £375 - 2
Kidlington - 3 £190 - 1
Banbury - 3 £300 - 6
Abingdon -2 1 £425 +88.88% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 61 (40.13%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (37.50%) Windows
3 47 (30.92%) Red Hat
4 45 (29.61%) Web Services
5 40 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (25.66%) Network Security
6 39 (25.66%) Puppet
7 38 (25.00%) UNIX
8 33 (21.71%) Java
8 33 (21.71%) Python
9 30 (19.74%) Oracle
9 30 (19.74%) DevOps
10 26 (17.11%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (17.11%) PHP
11 24 (15.79%) XML
11 24 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (15.13%) VMware
12 23 (15.13%) CentOS
13 22 (14.47%) HTML
14 21 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (13.82%) Bash Shell
15 20 (13.16%) TDD
15 20 (13.16%) Spring
15 20 (13.16%) Migration
15 20 (13.16%) SAN
16 19 (12.50%) WebLogic
16 19 (12.50%) Apache
16 19 (12.50%) WAN
16 19 (12.50%) Cisco
17 18 (11.84%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 19 (12.50%) Apache
2 14 (9.21%) JBoss
3 13 (8.55%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.55%) Confluence
4 12 (7.89%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.92%) Drupal
6 7 (4.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (4.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.95%) CMS
7 6 (3.95%) uWSGI
7 6 (3.95%) Node.js
8 5 (3.29%) Alfresco
9 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.97%) WordPress
11 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 61 (40.13%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.92%) Amazon S3
4 9 (5.92%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.66%) Network Security
2 20 (13.16%) SAN
3 19 (12.50%) WAN
4 14 (9.21%) DNS
5 12 (7.89%) Firewall
5 12 (7.89%) ADSL
6 9 (5.92%) Wireless
7 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.95%) LAN
9 5 (3.29%) VLAN
10 3 (1.97%) NAS
10 3 (1.97%) SMTP
11 2 (1.32%) Internet
11 2 (1.32%) OSPF
11 2 (1.32%) BGP
12 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.66%) LDAP
12 1 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.84%) MySQL
2 6 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Subversion
2 13 (8.55%) JIRA
3 10 (6.58%) JUnit
4 8 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.61%) Ant
5 7 (4.61%) Maven
6 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (7.24%) Publishing
2 5 (3.29%) Finance
3 3 (1.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (21.71%) Administrator
2 31 (20.39%) Developer
2 31 (20.39%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (17.11%) Linux Administrator
4 25 (16.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (9.87%) Network Engineer
5 15 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) Development Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 5 (3.29%) Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Consultant
11 5 (3.29%) Technical Leader
11 5 (3.29%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.61%) Web Services
2 24 (15.79%) XML
3 22 (14.47%) HTML
4 20 (13.16%) Spring
5 14 (9.21%) JSON
6 13 (8.55%) CSS
7 12 (7.89%) HTML5
8 11 (7.24%) EJB
9 9 (5.92%) J2EE
9 9 (5.92%) JSF
9 9 (5.92%) Ajax
9 9 (5.92%) REST
10 8 (5.26%) LAMP
11 7 (4.61%) Oracle ADF
11 7 (4.61%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (4.61%) JSP
11 7 (4.61%) JMS
11 7 (4.61%) XSLT
12 6 (3.95%) Middleware
12 6 (3.95%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.95%) Wiki
4 5 (3.29%) User Experience
5 3 (1.97%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.97%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (1.97%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.97%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.97%) Replication
5 3 (1.97%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.97%) Symmetrix
5 3 (1.97%) EMC Centera
5 3 (1.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.32%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.66%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.50%) Windows
2 40 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (25.00%) UNIX
4 23 (15.13%) CentOS
5 7 (4.61%) Fedora
6 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.29%) Solaris
7 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.97%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.97%) HPUX
9 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.66%) Android
10 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.66%) AIX
10 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.74%) DevOps
2 21 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.16%) TDD
3 20 (13.16%) Migration
4 16 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 15 (9.87%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.55%) Load Balancing
7 13 (8.55%) BDD
7 13 (8.55%) Scrum
8 12 (7.89%) Web Development
9 10 (6.58%) UML
9 10 (6.58%) OO
10 9 (5.92%) SOA
11 8 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.95%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.95%) Data Migration
13 5 (3.29%) OO PHP
13 5 (3.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.71%) Java
1 33 (21.71%) Python
2 26 (17.11%) PHP
3 21 (13.82%) Bash Shell
4 17 (11.18%) Shell Script
5 16 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.55%) SQL
7 12 (7.89%) Perl
8 10 (6.58%) C#
9 7 (4.61%) C++
9 7 (4.61%) XQuery
9 7 (4.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 7 (4.61%) XPath
10 5 (3.29%) Scala
11 2 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.32%) C
11 2 (1.32%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.32%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) RHCT
4 5 (3.29%) Degree
5 3 (1.97%) MCSE
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.95%) Shibboleth
4 5 (3.29%) vSphere
5 3 (1.97%) Snort
5 3 (1.97%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.97%) XenApp
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.66%) Varnish
7 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.66%) NFS
7 1 (0.66%) Samba
7 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (25.66%) Puppet
2 9 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (4.61%) Nagios
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (3.29%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.97%) OpenView
5 3 (1.97%) SCOM
6 2 (1.32%) SCCM
6 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.66%) Ansible
7 1 (0.66%) Icinga
7 1 (0.66%) Cacti
7 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 47 (30.92%) Red Hat
2 30 (19.74%) Oracle
3 23 (15.13%) VMware
4 19 (12.50%) Cisco
5 15 (9.87%) Juniper
6 8 (5.26%) HP
7 7 (4.61%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.29%) EMC
9 4 (2.63%) Citrix
9 4 (2.63%) Dell
9 4 (2.63%) Twitter
10 3 (1.97%) Dell KACE
10 3 (1.97%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (1.97%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.97%) Altiris
10 3 (1.97%) IBM
11 2 (1.32%) NetApp
11 2 (1.32%) Veritas
11 2 (1.32%) McAfee
12 1 (0.66%) Sophos
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