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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 7 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing Linux 62 93 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.75% 12.69% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.99% 45.81% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 69 12
Median daily rate £400 £410 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +27.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 5
Median hourly rate - £31.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
159 203 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.56% 27.69% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 131 44
Median daily rate £340 £375 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £496 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 28
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 41 £400 -4.76% 6
Banbury +1 1 - - 1
Faringdon - 1 £350 - 1
Wallingford - 1 £250 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 63 (54.31%) Windows
2 54 (46.55%) Java
3 47 (40.52%) HTML
4 46 (39.66%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (37.07%) Windows Server
6 39 (33.62%) JavaScript
7 37 (31.90%) Oracle
8 35 (30.17%) CSS
9 33 (28.45%) Tomcat
10 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (26.72%) HTML5
12 29 (25.00%) TDD
12 29 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (25.00%) Red Hat
13 28 (24.14%) Subversion
14 27 (23.28%) Spring
14 27 (23.28%) PHP
15 26 (22.41%) Python
16 25 (21.55%) C++
16 25 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (20.69%) Git (software)
17 24 (20.69%) Web Services
18 23 (19.83%) SQL
18 23 (19.83%) Intranet
19 22 (18.97%) Unix
20 21 (18.10%) IIS
20 21 (18.10%) Perl
20 21 (18.10%) Web Development
20 21 (18.10%) Amazon EC2
21 20 (17.24%) Analytics

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 33 (28.45%) Tomcat
2 21 (18.10%) IIS
3 15 (12.93%) Apache Solr
4 12 (10.34%) SAS
4 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 11 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (9.48%) MS Exchange
6 9 (7.76%) JBoss
6 9 (7.76%) WebLogic
6 9 (7.76%) WordPress
7 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
8 7 (6.03%) Node.js
9 5 (4.31%) Apache
9 5 (4.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.72%) nginx
10 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.86%) Confluence
11 1 (0.86%) Drupal
11 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) Weka
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 46 (39.66%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (18.10%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.90%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (6.90%) Google Analytics
3 8 (6.90%) Google Tag Manager
4 6 (5.17%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.45%) SaaS
6 2 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.86%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.86%) Heroku
7 1 (0.86%) IaaS
7 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.83%) Intranet
2 8 (6.90%) LAN
2 8 (6.90%) WAN
3 4 (3.45%) DNS
4 3 (2.59%) DHCP
4 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.72%) Firewall
5 2 (1.72%) Wireless
6 1 (0.86%) 802.11
6 1 (0.86%) Broadband
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.86%) Internet
6 1 (0.86%) Network Security
6 1 (0.86%) SAN
6 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) MySQL
2 18 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 17 (14.66%) Relational Database
4 16 (13.79%) Oracle Database
5 12 (10.34%) Big Data
5 12 (10.34%) HPCC
6 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.31%) KDB
7 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.72%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (24.14%) Subversion
2 24 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.90%) JUnit
5 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.31%) Maven
5 5 (4.31%) PHPUnit
5 5 (4.31%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.86%) JIRA
7 1 (0.86%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (14.66%) Publishing
2 10 (8.62%) Finance
3 6 (5.17%) Back Office
4 5 (4.31%) Front Office
5 2 (1.72%) Billing
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (40.52%) Developer
2 18 (15.52%) Administrator
3 16 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 14 (12.07%) PHP Developer
5 13 (11.21%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Architect
6 11 (9.48%) DBA
6 11 (9.48%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (9.48%) Web Developer
7 10 (8.62%) Angular Developer
7 10 (8.62%) Data Scientist
7 10 (8.62%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Technical Architect
8 9 (7.76%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.76%) Systems Support Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Agile Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (6.90%) AWS Developer
9 8 (6.90%) HTML Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.52%) HTML
2 35 (30.17%) CSS
3 31 (26.72%) HTML5
4 27 (23.28%) Spring
5 24 (20.69%) Web Services
6 16 (13.79%) Middleware
6 16 (13.79%) RESTful
7 15 (12.93%) AngularJS
8 13 (11.21%) XML
9 12 (10.34%) REST
10 10 (8.62%) Classic ASP
11 9 (7.76%) GWT
11 9 (7.76%) Java EE
11 9 (7.76%) Smart GWT
12 8 (6.90%) JSON
13 7 (6.03%) .NET
13 7 (6.03%) jQuery
14 5 (4.31%) EJB
14 5 (4.31%) SciPy
14 5 (4.31%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Statistics
2 10 (8.62%) Clustering
2 10 (8.62%) Replication
3 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.03%) Visualisation
5 6 (5.17%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.31%) Hedge funds
7 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.59%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.72%) Fintech
9 2 (1.72%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.86%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.86%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 63 (54.31%) Windows
2 43 (37.07%) Windows Server
3 29 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (18.97%) Unix
5 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.86%) HPUX
6 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.00%) TDD
3 25 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (18.10%) Web Development
5 20 (17.24%) Analytics
6 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.34%) SEO
8 11 (9.48%) Migration
9 10 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (7.76%) Open Source
11 8 (6.90%) BDD
11 8 (6.90%) MVC
11 8 (6.90%) Network Design
11 8 (6.90%) OO
11 8 (6.90%) Tag Management
12 7 (6.03%) Content Enrichment
12 7 (6.03%) Front End Development
12 7 (6.03%) Web Application Development
13 6 (5.17%) Data Acquisition
13 6 (5.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.55%) Java
2 39 (33.62%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.28%) PHP
4 26 (22.41%) Python
5 25 (21.55%) C++
6 23 (19.83%) SQL
7 21 (18.10%) Perl
8 15 (12.93%) Bash Shell
9 12 (10.34%) R
10 10 (8.62%) Shell Script
11 8 (6.90%) PL/SQL
12 7 (6.03%) C#
13 5 (4.31%) C
13 5 (4.31%) PHP 5
14 2 (1.72%) Ruby
14 2 (1.72%) VB
14 2 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Degree
2 10 (8.62%) OCP
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.59%) MCSE
4 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) CCNA
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.86%) CCDA
6 1 (0.86%) CCDP
6 1 (0.86%) CCIE
6 1 (0.86%) CCNP
6 1 (0.86%) LPIC
6 1 (0.86%) MCP
6 1 (0.86%) MCSA
6 1 (0.86%) RHCE
6 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.72%) Docker
4 2 (1.72%) GridGain
5 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.86%) Postfix
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.86%) Xen
5 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) Puppet
2 11 (9.48%) Data Guard
2 11 (9.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.45%) Ansible
3 4 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.72%) Mesos
4 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.72%) SCCM
4 2 (1.72%) SCOM
4 2 (1.72%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.86%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (31.90%) Oracle
2 29 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 19 (16.38%) VMware
4 13 (11.21%) Google
5 9 (7.76%) Adobe
6 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.31%) SAP
8 3 (2.59%) Citrix
9 2 (1.72%) Cisco
9 2 (1.72%) Juniper
10 1 (0.86%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.86%) Apple
10 1 (0.86%) AppSense
10 1 (0.86%) Dell
10 1 (0.86%) HP
10 1 (0.86%) IBM
10 1 (0.86%) NetApp
10 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.86%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.86%) Zend
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