Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 18 November 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 Engineer
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 76 74
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.77% 1.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
Oxford median daily rate £450 £450 -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 710 708 667
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 98.47% 97.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 540 527
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £185 £213
90th Percentile £585 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 39
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £14.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -17.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.40 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.53% +3.03% +7.32%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Oxford

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Oxford

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Oxford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Oxford

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 7 (53.85%) Terraform
4 7 (53.85%) AWS Certification
4 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) Time Management
5 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 4 (30.77%) Open Source
6 4 (30.77%) Ruby
6 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Open Source Development
7 3 (23.08%) SELinux
7 3 (23.08%) HAProxy
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) Debian
7 3 (23.08%) Apache
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) CentOS
8 1 (7.69%) Maven
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Publishing
8 1 (7.69%) VMware
8 1 (7.69%) Red Hat

Linux Engineer 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 (23.08%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Time Management
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source Development
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Terraform
3 3 (23.08%) HAProxy
3 3 (23.08%) SELinux
4 1 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Salt
4 1 (7.69%) systemd
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) VMware