The median contractor rate for a Linux Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 26 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 Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.79% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 612 571 755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.68% 97.11% 98.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 405 500
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 44
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £32.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 - 2 £450 - 2
Kidlington - 1 £375 -
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) DevOps
3 9 (56.25%) Puppet
3 9 (56.25%) Python
4 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) Docker
6 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Subversion
6 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) MySQL
7 4 (25.00%) IPv4
7 4 (25.00%) IPv6
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (25.00%) Replication
7 4 (25.00%) Ruby
7 4 (25.00%) CentOS
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (25.00%) GitHub
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) SELinux

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 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) GitHub
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) IPv4
1 4 (25.00%) IPv6
1 4 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Flash
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
1 1 (6.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (18.75%) Debian
4 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.25%) Server Building
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
1 1 (6.25%) RHCE
1 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (18.75%) Ansible
3 3 (18.75%) HAProxy
3 3 (18.75%) SELinux
4 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (6.25%) Terraform
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas