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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 36 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.04% - 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.05% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
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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
81 32 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.93% 18.71% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 27
Average daily rate £450 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £140 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.69 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% -8.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.34 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £17.59 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
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 18 December 2014, 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%) Network Security
7 7 (50.00%) Migration
8 5 (35.71%) JIRA
8 5 (35.71%) Publishing
8 5 (35.71%) Confluence
9 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (28.57%) Big Data
10 2 (14.29%) CentOS
10 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
10 2 (14.29%) VLAN
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco
11 1 (7.14%) CCNA
11 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
11 1 (7.14%) Dell
11 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (7.14%) SAN
11 1 (7.14%) Firmware
11 1 (7.14%) Nagios
11 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 1 (7.14%) ITIL
11 1 (7.14%) Java
11 1 (7.14%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
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%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
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 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) RHCT
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
1 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) VMware