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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 32 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 13 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.52% 0.86% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.15% 3.51% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +0.71%
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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
107 57 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.00% 24.57% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 17 29
Average daily rate £350 £130 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -61.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £95 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.09 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 24 April 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (92.59%) Red Hat
3 22 (81.48%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (81.48%) DevOps
3 22 (81.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (77.78%) Puppet
5 20 (74.07%) Web Services
6 19 (70.37%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (66.67%) Oracle
8 17 (62.96%) Network Security
9 11 (40.74%) Migration
10 10 (37.04%) JIRA
10 10 (37.04%) Confluence
11 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (18.52%) Publishing
13 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (14.81%) CentOS
13 4 (14.81%) Big Data
14 3 (11.11%) VLAN
14 3 (11.11%) Scrum
15 2 (7.41%) Nagios
15 2 (7.41%) Perl
15 2 (7.41%) Cisco
15 2 (7.41%) Python
15 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
15 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
15 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
15 2 (7.41%) Subversion
15 2 (7.41%) RHCT
16 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (37.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (81.48%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (81.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Network Security
2 3 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.70%) ISDN
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
1 2 (7.41%) RHCT
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (77.78%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Red Hat
2 18 (66.67%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) VMware