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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 19 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 47 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.76% 10.67% 9.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.12% 36.77% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 40
Median daily rate £500 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +80.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
109 155 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.99% 29.03% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 116 88
Median daily rate £375 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 32
Median hourly rate £14.85 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.41% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -17 15 £500 +19.04% 8
Abingdon - 3 - - 7
Banbury - 3 £300 - 2
Kidlington -4 1 £525 +118.75%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 49 (43.75%) Java
2 42 (37.50%) Puppet
3 37 (33.04%) Git (software)
4 34 (30.36%) Spring
5 32 (28.57%) Web Services
6 30 (26.79%) nginx
7 29 (25.89%) Tomcat
7 29 (25.89%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (25.00%) MySQL
8 28 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (25.00%) Subversion
9 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (23.21%) Apache
10 26 (23.21%) MVC
10 26 (23.21%) Configuration Management
10 26 (23.21%) Ansible
11 25 (22.32%) Maven
12 24 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (21.43%) Python
13 22 (19.64%) PHP
13 22 (19.64%) Web Development
13 22 (19.64%) NoSQL
13 22 (19.64%) Jenkins
13 22 (19.64%) REST
13 22 (19.64%) AngularJS
14 21 (18.75%) MongoDB
14 21 (18.75%) RESTful
14 21 (18.75%) XML
15 20 (17.86%) LAMP
15 20 (17.86%) PostgreSQL

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 30 (26.79%) nginx
2 29 (25.89%) Tomcat
3 26 (23.21%) Apache
4 18 (16.07%) JBoss
5 16 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (9.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (8.04%) WebLogic
7 9 (8.04%) WebSphere
8 8 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (5.36%) Apache Solr
9 6 (5.36%) Jetty
10 3 (2.68%) Drupal
11 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.79%) WordPress
12 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.04%) Amazon S3
3 8 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (7.14%) GitHub
4 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.36%) SaaS
5 5 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (2.68%) IaaS
8 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.89%) Datadog
9 1 (0.89%) Office 365
9 1 (0.89%) Route 53
9 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) LAN
1 8 (7.14%) SSL
1 8 (7.14%) WAN
2 6 (5.36%) DNS
2 6 (5.36%) Internet
3 5 (4.46%) Network Security
4 4 (3.57%) Firewall
4 4 (3.57%) IPv4
4 4 (3.57%) IPv6
5 3 (2.68%) BGP
5 3 (2.68%) HTTP
6 2 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.79%) OSPF
6 2 (1.79%) SMTP
7 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.89%) LDAP
7 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.89%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.89%) VoIP
7 1 (0.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) MySQL
2 22 (19.64%) NoSQL
3 21 (18.75%) MongoDB
4 20 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (16.07%) Redis
6 17 (15.18%) Relational Database
7 14 (12.50%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.68%) Big Data
8 3 (2.68%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (33.04%) Git (software)
2 28 (25.00%) Subversion
3 25 (22.32%) Maven
4 22 (19.64%) Jenkins
5 16 (14.29%) JUnit
6 14 (12.50%) Mercurial
7 13 (11.61%) Mockito
8 10 (8.93%) Ant
9 9 (8.04%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.36%) Gradle
10 6 (5.36%) Selenium
11 3 (2.68%) Hudson
11 3 (2.68%) JIRA
12 2 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.79%) JProfiler
12 2 (1.79%) VisualVM
12 2 (1.79%) YourKit
13 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (14.29%) Publishing
2 8 (7.14%) Back Office
3 2 (1.79%) Local Government
3 2 (1.79%) Marketing
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Finance
4 1 (0.89%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (50.89%) Developer
2 32 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.18%) Administrator
4 15 (13.39%) PHP Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (11.61%) AWS Developer
5 13 (11.61%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (11.61%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Symfony Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Software Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Architect
8 9 (8.04%) Java Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Java Software Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.36%) Spring
2 32 (28.57%) Web Services
3 22 (19.64%) AngularJS
3 22 (19.64%) REST
4 21 (18.75%) RESTful
4 21 (18.75%) XML
5 20 (17.86%) LAMP
5 20 (17.86%) Node.js
6 18 (16.07%) HTML
6 18 (16.07%) JSON
6 18 (16.07%) LEMP Stack
7 17 (15.18%) Symfony
8 15 (13.39%) HTML5
8 15 (13.39%) Laravel
9 14 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
9 14 (12.50%) Memcached
10 13 (11.61%) Yii
11 11 (9.82%) jQuery
12 10 (8.93%) .NET
12 10 (8.93%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.36%) Replication
3 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.89%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.89%) Clustering
5 1 (0.89%) CMDB
5 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.89%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Windows
2 14 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (8.93%) Unix
4 8 (7.14%) CentOS
5 7 (6.25%) Debian
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.21%) Configuration Management
2 26 (23.21%) MVC
3 24 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (19.64%) Web Development
5 20 (17.86%) TDD
6 18 (16.07%) DevOps
7 16 (14.29%) Migration
8 15 (13.39%) OO
9 14 (12.50%) SOA
10 13 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (10.71%) BDD
11 12 (10.71%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.82%) Refactoring
12 11 (9.82%) Release Management
12 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
12 11 (9.82%) Web Application Development
13 10 (8.93%) ITIL
14 9 (8.04%) Scrum
14 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (43.75%) Java
2 24 (21.43%) Python
3 22 (19.64%) PHP
4 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.18%) SQL
5 13 (11.61%) Ruby
6 9 (8.04%) Bash Shell
6 9 (8.04%) C++
6 9 (8.04%) Perl
6 9 (8.04%) XPath
7 6 (5.36%) C#
8 5 (4.46%) Scala
9 2 (1.79%) COBOL
10 1 (0.89%) AWK
10 1 (0.89%) C
10 1 (0.89%) Go
10 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.89%) Rust
10 1 (0.89%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) AWS Certification
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.68%) CCNP
2 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.68%) MCSE
3 2 (1.79%) CCNA
3 2 (1.79%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.89%) Degree
4 1 (0.89%) MCDST
4 1 (0.89%) MCITP
4 1 (0.89%) RHCE
4 1 (0.89%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.71%) Docker
2 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.36%) vSphere
4 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.79%) Gluster
5 2 (1.79%) Postfix
6 1 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.89%) iptables
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.89%) Varnish
6 1 (0.89%) Xen
6 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (37.50%) Puppet
2 29 (25.89%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (23.21%) Ansible
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (3.57%) Terraform
5 2 (1.79%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.79%) Nagios
6 1 (0.89%) Cacti
6 1 (0.89%) SCCM
6 1 (0.89%) SCOM
6 1 (0.89%) SELinux
6 1 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.89%) Sysdig
6 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (14.29%) VMware
2 15 (13.39%) Zend
3 14 (12.50%) Oracle
3 14 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.46%) NetApp
6 2 (1.79%) Apple
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) Google
6 2 (1.79%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.79%) Percona
7 1 (0.89%) Avaya
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.89%) HP
7 1 (0.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.89%) Isilon
7 1 (0.89%) PayPal
7 1 (0.89%) Talend
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