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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 5 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Linux 65 105 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.23% 13.67% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.69% 45.85% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 76 11
Median daily rate £375 £394 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £297 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 6
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
168 229 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.02% 29.82% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 145 43
Median daily rate £325 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 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 2 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 -1 38 £375 -6.25% 7
Faringdon - 2 £350 -
Banbury -1 1 - -
Kidlington -2 1 £240 -36.00%
Wallingford - 1 £250 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 62 (63.27%) Windows
2 42 (42.86%) Java
2 42 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 40 (40.82%) HTML
4 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
4 37 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (33.67%) Oracle
5 33 (33.67%) CSS
6 29 (29.59%) Red Hat
7 28 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (28.57%) Subversion
8 26 (26.53%) HTML5
9 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (25.51%) PHP
10 24 (24.49%) Tomcat
11 23 (23.47%) Python
11 23 (23.47%) Intranet
11 23 (23.47%) Git (software)
12 22 (22.45%) SQL
13 21 (21.43%) IIS
13 21 (21.43%) Perl
13 21 (21.43%) C++
13 21 (21.43%) Unix
14 20 (20.41%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (20.41%) TDD
14 20 (20.41%) Analytics
15 18 (18.37%) Spring
15 18 (18.37%) MySQL
15 18 (18.37%) VMware

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 24 (24.49%) Tomcat
2 21 (21.43%) IIS
3 15 (15.31%) Apache Solr
4 12 (12.24%) SAS
4 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
5 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (11.22%) MS Exchange
6 9 (9.18%) WordPress
7 7 (7.14%) Node.js
8 4 (4.08%) Apache
9 2 (2.04%) nginx
9 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.02%) Confluence
10 1 (1.02%) Drupal
10 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Weka
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 37 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (20.41%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.16%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (8.16%) Google Analytics
3 8 (8.16%) Google Tag Manager
4 4 (4.08%) SaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.02%) IaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) Intranet
2 8 (8.16%) LAN
2 8 (8.16%) WAN
3 4 (4.08%) DNS
4 3 (3.06%) DHCP
4 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.04%) Firewall
5 2 (2.04%) Wireless
6 1 (1.02%) 802.11
6 1 (1.02%) Broadband
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.02%) Internet
6 1 (1.02%) Network Security
6 1 (1.02%) SAN
6 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) MySQL
2 17 (17.35%) NoSQL
2 17 (17.35%) Relational Database
3 15 (15.31%) Oracle Database
4 12 (12.24%) Big Data
4 12 (12.24%) HPCC
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.04%) KDB
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.04%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (28.57%) Subversion
2 23 (23.47%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.18%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.10%) PHPUnit
4 5 (5.10%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.04%) Maven
6 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 12 (12.24%) Publishing
2 6 (6.12%) Back Office
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Billing
3 2 (2.04%) Front Office
4 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.02%) Games
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (37.76%) Developer
2 17 (17.35%) Administrator
3 12 (12.24%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.24%) PHP Developer
4 11 (11.22%) Architect
4 11 (11.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Angular Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Data Scientist
5 10 (10.20%) DBA
5 10 (10.20%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Technical Architect
6 9 (9.18%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.18%) Systems Support Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Technical Support
8 7 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (6.12%) AWS Architect
9 6 (6.12%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.82%) HTML
2 33 (33.67%) CSS
3 26 (26.53%) HTML5
4 18 (18.37%) Spring
5 16 (16.33%) Middleware
5 16 (16.33%) RESTful
6 14 (14.29%) Web Services
7 12 (12.24%) AngularJS
8 10 (10.20%) Classic ASP
9 9 (9.18%) GWT
9 9 (9.18%) Java EE
9 9 (9.18%) Smart GWT
10 7 (7.14%) .NET
11 5 (5.10%) jQuery
11 5 (5.10%) Symfony
12 4 (4.08%) EDI
12 4 (4.08%) XML
13 3 (3.06%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (3.06%) LAMP
13 3 (3.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Clustering
1 9 (9.18%) Data Centre
1 9 (9.18%) Replication
1 9 (9.18%) Statistics
2 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.06%) Semantic Web
4 3 (3.06%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.04%) Fintech
5 2 (2.04%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.02%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.02%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) Physics
6 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 62 (63.27%) Windows
2 42 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 28 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (21.43%) Unix
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.41%) Analytics
2 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (20.41%) TDD
3 14 (14.29%) Web Development
4 12 (12.24%) SEO
5 10 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (10.20%) Migration
6 8 (8.16%) Network Design
6 8 (8.16%) Tag Management
7 7 (7.14%) Web Application Development
8 6 (6.12%) Change Management
8 6 (6.12%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.12%) MVC
8 6 (6.12%) Open Source
8 6 (6.12%) SOA
8 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.10%) OO
9 5 (5.10%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.86%) Java
2 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.51%) PHP
4 23 (23.47%) Python
5 22 (22.45%) SQL
6 21 (21.43%) C++
6 21 (21.43%) Perl
7 14 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 12 (12.24%) R
9 10 (10.20%) Shell Script
10 8 (8.16%) PL/SQL
11 7 (7.14%) C#
12 5 (5.10%) PHP 5
13 2 (2.04%) C
13 2 (2.04%) Ruby
13 2 (2.04%) VB
13 2 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (9.18%) OCP
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.06%) MCSE
4 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) CCNA
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.02%) CCDA
6 1 (1.02%) CCDP
6 1 (1.02%) CCIE
6 1 (1.02%) CCNP
6 1 (1.02%) LPIC
6 1 (1.02%) MCP
6 1 (1.02%) MCSA
6 1 (1.02%) RHCE
6 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.04%) GridGain
5 1 (1.02%) Docker
5 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.02%) Postfix
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) Puppet
2 10 (10.20%) Data Guard
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.08%) Ansible
4 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.04%) SCCM
5 2 (2.04%) ThinApp
6 1 (1.02%) Hyperic
6 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.02%) Mesos
6 1 (1.02%) Nagios
6 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (33.67%) Oracle
2 29 (29.59%) Red Hat
3 18 (18.37%) VMware
4 13 (13.27%) Google
5 9 (9.18%) Adobe
6 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.08%) SAP
8 3 (3.06%) Citrix
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco
9 2 (2.04%) Juniper
10 1 (1.02%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.02%) Apple
10 1 (1.02%) AppSense
10 1 (1.02%) Dell
10 1 (1.02%) IBM
10 1 (1.02%) NetApp
10 1 (1.02%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.02%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.02%) Zend
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