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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 26 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 36 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.35% 7.14% 8.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.45% 25.00% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 32
Median daily rate £475 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%

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
89 148 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.70% 28.57% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 111 81
Median daily rate £388 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £130 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £120.40 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 18 £525 +16.66% 16
Abingdon +1 3 - - 6
Banbury - 1 £300 - 1
Kidlington - 1 £463 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 48 (39.34%) Puppet
2 47 (38.52%) Java
3 46 (37.70%) Git (software)
4 38 (31.15%) Subversion
5 37 (30.33%) nginx
6 35 (28.69%) MySQL
6 35 (28.69%) Apache
7 34 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (27.87%) Spring
7 34 (27.87%) Web Development
7 34 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (26.23%) Ansible
9 31 (25.41%) Web Services
10 30 (24.59%) Tomcat
10 30 (24.59%) MongoDB
11 29 (23.77%) NoSQL
11 29 (23.77%) HTML
11 29 (23.77%) MVC
11 29 (23.77%) AngularJS
12 28 (22.95%) Configuration Management
12 28 (22.95%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (22.13%) Python
13 27 (22.13%) TDD
13 27 (22.13%) Jenkins
14 26 (21.31%) PHP
15 25 (20.49%) XML
15 25 (20.49%) HTML5
15 25 (20.49%) REST
16 24 (19.67%) Node.js

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 37 (30.33%) nginx
2 35 (28.69%) Apache
3 30 (24.59%) Tomcat
4 20 (16.39%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (13.93%) JBoss
6 16 (13.11%) WebLogic
6 16 (13.11%) WebSphere
7 14 (11.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (9.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (8.20%) Apache Solr
10 9 (7.38%) Jetty
11 2 (1.64%) Drupal
11 2 (1.64%) WordPress
12 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.30%) Amazon S3
3 14 (11.48%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (8.20%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (4.92%) SaaS
6 5 (4.10%) GitHub
7 4 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (2.46%) IaaS
9 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.64%) PaaS
10 1 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.82%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.82%) Datadog
10 1 (0.82%) Route 53
10 1 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) DNS
2 13 (10.66%) Internet
3 9 (7.38%) DHCP
3 9 (7.38%) IPv6
4 8 (6.56%) LAN
4 8 (6.56%) WAN
5 6 (4.92%) Firewall
5 6 (4.92%) IPv4
5 6 (4.92%) Network Security
6 2 (1.64%) BGP
6 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.64%) OSPF
6 2 (1.64%) SMTP
7 1 (0.82%) Broadband
7 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.82%) LDAP
7 1 (0.82%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.82%) VoIP
7 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.69%) MySQL
2 30 (24.59%) MongoDB
3 29 (23.77%) NoSQL
4 28 (22.95%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (17.21%) Redis
6 20 (16.39%) Relational Database
7 18 (14.75%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.46%) Big Data
8 3 (2.46%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 46 (37.70%) Git (software)
2 38 (31.15%) Subversion
3 27 (22.13%) Jenkins
4 22 (18.03%) JUnit
5 21 (17.21%) Maven
6 18 (14.75%) Mercurial
7 14 (11.48%) Cucumber
8 12 (9.84%) Gradle
9 10 (8.20%) Selenium
10 9 (7.38%) Ant
11 8 (6.56%) Mockito
12 4 (3.28%) Hudson
13 3 (2.46%) JIRA
14 2 (1.64%) CMake
14 2 (1.64%) MSBuild
14 2 (1.64%) NUnit
14 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.64%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (13.11%) Publishing
2 8 (6.56%) Back Office
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (49.18%) Developer
2 34 (27.87%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.57%) PHP Developer
3 19 (15.57%) Systems Engineer
4 18 (14.75%) Administrator
5 17 (13.93%) AWS Developer
5 17 (13.93%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (13.11%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (11.48%) Linux Administrator
7 14 (11.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 14 (11.48%) Software Engineer
8 13 (10.66%) Agile Developer
8 13 (10.66%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (10.66%) AWS Software Engineer
8 13 (10.66%) Java Engineer
8 13 (10.66%) Java Software Engineer
8 13 (10.66%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 13 (10.66%) Symfony Developer
9 12 (9.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.87%) Spring
2 31 (25.41%) Web Services
3 29 (23.77%) AngularJS
3 29 (23.77%) HTML
4 25 (20.49%) HTML5
4 25 (20.49%) REST
4 25 (20.49%) XML
5 24 (19.67%) LAMP
5 24 (19.67%) Node.js
6 22 (18.03%) LEMP Stack
7 20 (16.39%) Symfony
8 19 (15.57%) Laravel
9 18 (14.75%) LAPP Stack
9 18 (14.75%) Memcached
10 17 (13.93%) RESTful
10 17 (13.93%) Yii
11 16 (13.11%) JSON
12 14 (11.48%) EJB
13 13 (10.66%) .NET
14 10 (8.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.92%) Replication
3 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) User Experience
5 1 (0.82%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.82%) Clustering
5 1 (0.82%) CMDB
5 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.82%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Windows
2 13 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (9.02%) Unix
4 9 (7.38%) CentOS
5 8 (6.56%) Debian
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.28%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.82%) Android
10 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
1 34 (27.87%) Web Development
2 29 (23.77%) MVC
3 28 (22.95%) Configuration Management
4 27 (22.13%) TDD
5 24 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.75%) OO
7 16 (13.11%) BDD
7 16 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.48%) Refactoring
9 14 (11.48%) Release Management
9 14 (11.48%) SOA
9 14 (11.48%) Web Application Development
10 13 (10.66%) Content Enrichment
10 13 (10.66%) DevOps
10 13 (10.66%) Migration
11 11 (9.02%) Build Automation
11 11 (9.02%) Continuous Deployment
11 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.52%) Java
2 27 (22.13%) Python
3 26 (21.31%) PHP
4 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.21%) Ruby
5 16 (13.11%) C++
5 16 (13.11%) SQL
6 13 (10.66%) Scala
7 12 (9.84%) Bash Shell
8 10 (8.20%) Perl
9 9 (7.38%) XPath
10 6 (4.92%) C
11 4 (3.28%) C#
11 4 (3.28%) Go
11 4 (3.28%) Rust
12 1 (0.82%) AWK
12 1 (0.82%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) AWS Certification
1 3 (2.46%) CCNP
1 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.64%) CCNA
2 2 (1.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) JNCIA
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.82%) MCDST
3 1 (0.82%) MCSE
3 1 (0.82%) RHCE
3 1 (0.82%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) Docker
2 7 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) vSphere
4 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.64%) Gluster
5 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.64%) Postfix
5 2 (1.64%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.82%) iptables
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.82%) Varnish
6 1 (0.82%) Xen
6 1 (0.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (39.34%) Puppet
2 34 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (26.23%) Ansible
4 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (3.28%) Terraform
5 2 (1.64%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.64%) Nagios
5 2 (1.64%) SELinux
6 1 (0.82%) Cacti
6 1 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.82%) SCCM
6 1 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.82%) Sysdig
6 1 (0.82%) yum
6 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Zend
2 13 (10.66%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.84%) Oracle
3 12 (9.84%) VMware
4 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.28%) NetApp
6 2 (1.64%) Apple
6 2 (1.64%) Google
6 2 (1.64%) Percona
6 2 (1.64%) Perforce
6 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.82%) AppSense
7 1 (0.82%) Avaya
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco
7 1 (0.82%) Citrix
7 1 (0.82%) EMC
7 1 (0.82%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.82%) IBM
7 1 (0.82%) Isilon
7 1 (0.82%) Talend