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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 28 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.89% - 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.91% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
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£494 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.80 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+63.86% +10.69%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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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
88 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.44% 20.71% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 25
Average daily rate £400 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £140 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £516 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.87 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
3 11 (78.57%) Puppet
3 11 (78.57%) DevOps
4 10 (71.43%) Oracle
5 9 (64.29%) Web Services
5 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (50.00%) Migration
7 7 (50.00%) Network Security
8 5 (35.71%) JIRA
8 5 (35.71%) Publishing
8 5 (35.71%) Confluence
9 4 (28.57%) Big Data
9 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (21.43%) VLAN
10 3 (21.43%) CentOS
11 2 (14.29%) Subversion
11 2 (14.29%) RHCT
11 2 (14.29%) Perl
11 2 (14.29%) Nagios
11 2 (14.29%) Python
11 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
11 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
12 1 (7.14%) Open Source
12 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
12 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
12 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (35.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) ISDN
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) RHCT
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
4 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco