Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 96 100
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.46% 1.03% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.05% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 -
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £48.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.97% +30.39% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1179 1236 1275
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 97.63% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 871 905
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 74
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% +7.26% +4.84%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.65 £9.98
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.00 £54.25
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Engineer in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Engineer in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Engineer in Oxfordshire

Linux Engineer
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 Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 13 £450 -
Kidlington - 1 £375 -
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (55.56%) Puppet
4 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (44.44%) Terraform
5 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (38.89%) AWS Certification
7 5 (27.78%) Time Management
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (27.78%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Open Source
8 4 (22.22%) Ruby
8 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source Development
9 3 (16.67%) SELinux
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (16.67%) HAProxy
9 3 (16.67%) Ansible
9 3 (16.67%) CentOS
9 3 (16.67%) Debian
9 3 (16.67%) Apache
10 2 (11.11%) PHP
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle
10 2 (11.11%) VMware
10 2 (11.11%) Red Hat

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Serverless
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Time Management
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source Development
7 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
7 1 (5.56%) Server Building
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.56%) RHCE
2 1 (5.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) Terraform
3 3 (16.67%) Ansible
3 3 (16.67%) HAProxy
3 3 (16.67%) SELinux
4 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Salt
4 1 (5.56%) systemd
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk
2 1 (5.56%) Sun
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas