The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Oxford region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 31 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.46% - 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% - 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£338 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.61% 18.84% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 20
Average daily rate £338 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £172 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Oxfordshire

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 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Dell