The median contractor rate for a Linux Administrator was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux Administrator
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.92% 1.35% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.39% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £375 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £428 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +14.42% -7.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +14.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 314 288 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.62% 97.30% 98.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 211 256
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £135 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £8.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Oxford

Linux Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Administrator in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Administrator in Oxford

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) GitHub
4 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Docker
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (50.00%) IPv4
4 4 (50.00%) IPv6
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (50.00%) Replication
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Debian
5 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) SELinux
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) HAProxy
6 2 (25.00%) Java

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) IPv4
1 4 (50.00%) IPv6
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Debian
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) HAProxy
3 3 (37.50%) SELinux
4 1 (12.50%) Hyperic
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
1 1 (12.50%) VMware