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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 48 56 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.16% 7.73% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.04% 34.15% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 11
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £28.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
109 164 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.54% 22.65% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 98 52
Median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £170 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +2 30 £475 +11.76% 13
Abingdon +3 5 £450 +5.88% 2
Banbury +2 1 £300 - 2
Faringdon 0 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 46 (40.00%) Java
2 44 (38.26%) Windows
3 42 (36.52%) Oracle
4 39 (33.91%) HTML
5 36 (31.30%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (28.70%) Windows Server
7 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (24.35%) JavaScript
9 28 (24.35%) Tomcat
10 27 (23.48%) SQL
11 25 (21.74%) Unix
11 25 (21.74%) TDD
12 24 (20.87%) Spring
12 24 (20.87%) CSS
12 24 (20.87%) HTML5
13 23 (20.00%) VMware
14 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
14 22 (19.13%) Subversion
14 22 (19.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (19.13%) Web Services
14 22 (19.13%) MySQL
14 22 (19.13%) PHP
14 22 (19.13%) C++
15 21 (18.26%) Python
15 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
16 20 (17.39%) Red Hat
16 20 (17.39%) Puppet
16 20 (17.39%) AngularJS
17 18 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (24.35%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.30%) IIS
3 12 (10.43%) JBoss
3 12 (10.43%) WebLogic
4 11 (9.57%) MS Exchange
4 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
4 11 (9.57%) WebSphere
5 10 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (7.83%) WordPress
7 7 (6.09%) Apache
7 7 (6.09%) Apache Solr
7 7 (6.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (5.22%) nginx
9 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.74%) SAS
10 1 (0.87%) Drupal
10 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.87%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 36 (31.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.30%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (6.96%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.87%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.87%) Heroku
6 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.17%) Intranet
2 13 (11.30%) DHCP
2 13 (11.30%) DNS
3 8 (6.96%) Internet
4 7 (6.09%) LAN
4 7 (6.09%) WAN
5 5 (4.35%) Firewall
6 3 (2.61%) IPv6
7 2 (1.74%) SAN
7 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.87%) 802.11
8 1 (0.87%) Broadband
8 1 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.87%) IPv4
8 1 (0.87%) Network Security
8 1 (0.87%) VPN
8 1 (0.87%) Wireless
8 1 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) MySQL
2 16 (13.91%) Oracle Database
3 15 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 15 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 13 (11.30%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.57%) KDB
6 10 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.48%) CouchDB
8 4 (3.48%) Redis
9 3 (2.61%) Big Data
10 2 (1.74%) HPCC
11 1 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.87%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.87%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (19.13%) Subversion
2 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.57%) Maven
5 10 (8.70%) JUnit
6 7 (6.09%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.35%) PHPUnit
7 5 (4.35%) Vagrant
8 4 (3.48%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.87%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.87%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Front Office
3 10 (8.70%) Publishing
4 6 (5.22%) Back Office
5 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Games
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (41.74%) Developer
2 22 (19.13%) Administrator
3 20 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (10.43%) Architect
5 12 (10.43%) DBA
6 11 (9.57%) AWS Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (9.57%) PHP Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Quantitative Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (8.70%) Agile Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.70%) Technical Architect
8 9 (7.83%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (7.83%) Systems Support Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Technical Support
9 7 (6.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.91%) HTML
2 24 (20.87%) CSS
2 24 (20.87%) HTML5
2 24 (20.87%) Spring
3 22 (19.13%) Web Services
4 20 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 14 (12.17%) XML
6 13 (11.30%) REST
7 11 (9.57%) Esper
7 11 (9.57%) JSON
7 11 (9.57%) NumPy
7 11 (9.57%) Pandas
7 11 (9.57%) Pyramid
7 11 (9.57%) SciPy
8 10 (8.70%) Middleware
8 10 (8.70%) RESTful
9 9 (7.83%) GWT
9 9 (7.83%) Java EE
9 9 (7.83%) Smart GWT
10 8 (6.96%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Visualisation
2 12 (10.43%) Algorithms
2 12 (10.43%) Statistics
3 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.57%) Hedge funds
4 10 (8.70%) Clustering
4 10 (8.70%) Replication
5 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.74%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.87%) Fintech
8 1 (0.87%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.87%) Physics
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (38.26%) Windows
2 33 (28.70%) Windows Server
3 25 (21.74%) Unix
4 22 (19.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.48%) CentOS
7 1 (0.87%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.87%) Debian
7 1 (0.87%) HPUX
7 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (21.74%) TDD
4 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
5 17 (14.78%) Web Development
6 15 (13.04%) OO
6 15 (13.04%) Refactoring
7 13 (11.30%) Open Source
8 12 (10.43%) Data Acquisition
8 12 (10.43%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (9.57%) MVC
9 11 (9.57%) Quantitative Trading
9 11 (9.57%) Time Series Analysis
10 10 (8.70%) BDD
11 9 (7.83%) Content Enrichment
11 9 (7.83%) Migration
11 9 (7.83%) Network Design
12 6 (5.22%) Change Management
12 6 (5.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.00%) Java
2 28 (24.35%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.48%) SQL
4 22 (19.13%) C++
4 22 (19.13%) PHP
5 21 (18.26%) Python
6 14 (12.17%) Perl
7 12 (10.43%) C
8 9 (7.83%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.96%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.22%) C#
11 5 (4.35%) PHP 5
11 5 (4.35%) Ruby
12 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.74%) R
14 1 (0.87%) Go
14 1 (0.87%) Rust
14 1 (0.87%) Scala
14 1 (0.87%) VB
14 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) OCP
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (6.09%) Degree
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.48%) MCSE
5 3 (2.61%) CCNA
5 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.74%) CCNP
6 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) CCDA
7 1 (0.87%) CCDP
7 1 (0.87%) CCIE
7 1 (0.87%) MCP
7 1 (0.87%) MCSA
7 1 (0.87%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 11 (9.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.74%) Docker
4 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.87%) GridGain
5 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.87%) Postfix
5 1 (0.87%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.87%) vSphere
5 1 (0.87%) Xen
5 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (17.39%) Puppet
2 11 (9.57%) Data Guard
2 11 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (9.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (8.70%) Ansible
4 2 (1.74%) Mesos
4 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.74%) SCOM
4 2 (1.74%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.87%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.87%) Nagios
5 1 (0.87%) SCCM
5 1 (0.87%) SELinux
5 1 (0.87%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (36.52%) Oracle
2 23 (20.00%) VMware
3 20 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.35%) Google
6 4 (3.48%) Zend
7 3 (2.61%) Cisco
7 3 (2.61%) Citrix
8 2 (1.74%) HP
8 2 (1.74%) Juniper
8 2 (1.74%) NetApp
8 2 (1.74%) SAP
9 1 (0.87%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.87%) AppSense
9 1 (0.87%) Dell
9 1 (0.87%) IBM
9 1 (0.87%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.87%) SonicWALL
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