The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 48 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.56% 0.45% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£433 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-23.00% +38.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.73% 20.36% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 14 17
Average daily rate £350 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £214 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.45 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Oxford region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (36.36%) CentOS
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Fedora
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) Confluence
6 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (9.09%) Hyperic
7 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (9.09%) F5
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Fedora
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Hyperic
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper