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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.93% 4.15% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.12% 12.22% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £475 £420 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +28.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -46.83%

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
49 90 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.22% 33.96% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 67 40
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) CentOS
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) MCollective
6 1 (16.67%) Docker
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) LAMP
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) MCollective
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) VMware