The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 48 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 17 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.47% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.76% 3.03% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
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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 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.09 £36.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +2.11%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
194 99 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.20% 21.15% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 25 41
Average daily rate £340 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £88 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 29
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Oxfordshire region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Oxfordshire region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 11 £375 +15.38% 3
Abingdon - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (94.87%) Red Hat
3 28 (71.79%) DevOps
4 27 (69.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (66.67%) Puppet
5 26 (66.67%) Web Services
5 26 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (58.97%) Network Security
6 23 (58.97%) Oracle
7 21 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (41.03%) Migration
9 13 (33.33%) JIRA
9 13 (33.33%) Confluence
10 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (17.95%) CentOS
11 6 (15.38%) Publishing
12 5 (12.82%) Windows
13 4 (10.26%) Fedora
13 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (10.26%) EMC
13 4 (10.26%) SAN
13 4 (10.26%) Big Data
14 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
14 3 (7.69%) UNIX
14 3 (7.69%) Veritas
14 3 (7.69%) Sun
14 3 (7.69%) Nagios
14 3 (7.69%) Solaris
14 3 (7.69%) Flash
14 3 (7.69%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 13 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (69.23%) AWS CloudFormation
2 26 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) Network Security
2 4 (10.26%) SAN
3 3 (7.69%) LDAP
3 3 (7.69%) VLAN
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) ISDN
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Administrator
3 8 (20.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) Flash
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) CentOS
3 5 (12.82%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) Fedora
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX
5 3 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) DevOps
2 16 (41.03%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) BCP
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL
6 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.13%) Python
1 2 (5.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
2 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) RHCT
1 2 (5.13%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (66.67%) Puppet
2 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.69%) Nagios
3 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.56%) Icinga
4 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) Red Hat
2 23 (58.97%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) EMC
4 3 (7.69%) Veritas
4 3 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) CommVault
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds