Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 70 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.82% 8.55% 7.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.48% 39.60% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 33
Oxford median daily rate £555 £466 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.10% +16.50% -19.19%
10th Percentile £388 £375 £280
90th Percentile £650 £675 £550
Oxfordshire median daily rate £538 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +19.44% +20.00% -23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Oxford median hourly rate - £20.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.64% +182.05%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -60.91% +83.33%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 161 149 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 22.58% 21.59% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 105 121
Oxford median daily rate £400 £400 £297
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.68% -25.75%
10th Percentile £163 £150 £134
90th Percentile £625 £538 £450
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £306
% change year-on-year - +30.61% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 16
Oxford median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -77.27% +292.86%
10th Percentile £13.24 £9.64 £13.63
90th Percentile £34.10 £20.00 £129.63
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -5.71% +23.24%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Oxford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Oxford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Oxford over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Oxford

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 49 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (65.71%) Puppet
3 38 (54.29%) Configuration Management
4 36 (51.43%) Java
5 35 (50.00%) Ansible
6 31 (44.29%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
7 29 (41.43%) Maven
8 28 (40.00%) Node.js
9 26 (37.14%) Mockito
9 26 (37.14%) jQuery
9 26 (37.14%) AngularJS
9 26 (37.14%) React
9 26 (37.14%) JUnit
10 25 (35.71%) Ant
10 25 (35.71%) Unit Testing
11 21 (30.00%) DevOps
12 20 (28.57%) SQL
13 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
15 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (22.86%) BDD
15 16 (22.86%) Oracle
15 16 (22.86%) Terraform
16 14 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (20.00%) Python
16 14 (20.00%) TDD
17 13 (18.57%) Windows
17 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
17 13 (18.57%) REST

Linux
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 14 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (8.57%) Apache
4 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.71%) JBoss
6 3 (4.29%) Confluence
6 3 (4.29%) nginx
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 49 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.14%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (11.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 5 (7.14%) Office 365
6 4 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.71%) Serverless
7 2 (2.86%) PaaS
7 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.43%) Akamai
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (1.43%) GitHub
8 1 (1.43%) Route 53
8 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Firewall
2 6 (8.57%) DNS
3 4 (5.71%) BGP
3 4 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.71%) Network Security
3 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.71%) VPN
4 3 (4.29%) VoIP
5 2 (2.86%) Internet
5 2 (2.86%) Intranet
5 2 (2.86%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.43%) LAN
6 1 (1.43%) LDAP
6 1 (1.43%) MPLS
6 1 (1.43%) OSPF
6 1 (1.43%) SSH
6 1 (1.43%) VRRP
6 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.43%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (41.43%) Maven
2 26 (37.14%) JUnit
2 26 (37.14%) Mockito
3 25 (35.71%) Ant
4 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
5 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.57%) JIRA
7 3 (4.29%) Artifactory
7 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.29%) git-flow
7 3 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (4.29%) Subversion
8 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.86%) FrontPage
8 2 (2.86%) GitLab
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.43%) Gradle
9 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 3 (4.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Developer
2 22 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Team Leader
4 15 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
5 14 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (15.71%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (12.86%) AWS Developer
8 9 (12.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 9 (12.86%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (11.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 8 (11.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 6 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (8.57%) Lead Developer
11 6 (8.57%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) Node.js
2 26 (37.14%) AngularJS
2 26 (37.14%) jQuery
2 26 (37.14%) React
3 13 (18.57%) REST
4 11 (15.71%) JMS
4 11 (15.71%) Spring
4 11 (15.71%) XML
5 10 (14.29%) Grails
5 10 (14.29%) Java EE
5 10 (14.29%) JSF
5 10 (14.29%) Play Framework
5 10 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 8 (11.43%) Web Services
7 5 (7.14%) LAMP
8 3 (4.29%) CSS
8 3 (4.29%) HTML
8 3 (4.29%) Hystrix
9 2 (2.86%) Classic ASP
9 2 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.86%) Wiki
3 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.43%) Fintech
3 1 (1.43%) Life Science
3 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
3 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.57%) CentOS
3 6 (8.57%) Ubuntu
3 6 (8.57%) Unix
4 5 (7.14%) Debian
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Configuration Management
2 25 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 21 (30.00%) DevOps
4 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (22.86%) BDD
5 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (20.00%) TDD
7 11 (15.71%) MVC
7 11 (15.71%) SOA
8 10 (14.29%) Product Management
8 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.86%) Process Improvement
10 7 (10.00%) Open Source
11 6 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.57%) Task Automation
11 6 (8.57%) Time Management
12 5 (7.14%) Scrum
12 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (51.43%) Java
2 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.57%) SQL
4 14 (20.00%) Python
5 11 (15.71%) XPath
6 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.14%) Ruby
8 3 (4.29%) Perl
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) AWK
10 1 (1.43%) C
10 1 (1.43%) C++
10 1 (1.43%) C-shell
10 1 (1.43%) Groovy
10 1 (1.43%) Scala
10 1 (1.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) GCP
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Docker
2 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.43%) iptables
4 1 (1.43%) NFS
4 1 (1.43%) Samba
4 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 46 (65.71%) Puppet
2 35 (50.00%) Ansible
3 31 (44.29%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (22.86%) Terraform
5 4 (5.71%) Nagios
5 4 (5.71%) SCOM
5 4 (5.71%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.29%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.29%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.29%) logstash
6 3 (4.29%) SELinux
7 2 (2.86%) Kibana
7 2 (2.86%) Packer
8 1 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.43%) Salt
8 1 (1.43%) systemd
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco
4 4 (5.71%) Splunk
5 3 (4.29%) Google
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) Juniper
6 2 (2.86%) New Relic
6 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) Dynatrace