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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 48 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 24 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.30% 1.02% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.72% 4.03% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 0
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£458 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £336 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.17% -10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.09 £46.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +28.47%
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
163 124 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.39% 25.41% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 52 73
Average daily rate £400 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £175 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.00 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 7 £475 +40.74%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 47 (97.92%) Linux
1 47 (97.92%) Red Hat
2 24 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (47.92%) Puppet
3 23 (47.92%) Network Security
4 20 (41.67%) Web Services
4 20 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (41.67%) DevOps
4 20 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (35.42%) Oracle
6 15 (31.25%) Windows
6 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 15 (31.25%) Bash Shell
7 14 (29.17%) Python
8 13 (27.08%) JIRA
8 13 (27.08%) Migration
8 13 (27.08%) Confluence
9 10 (20.83%) CentOS
10 9 (18.75%) VMware
11 8 (16.67%) Fedora
11 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (12.50%) Nagios
12 6 (12.50%) Firewall
13 5 (10.42%) Dell
13 5 (10.42%) SAN
13 5 (10.42%) CommVault
13 5 (10.42%) Perl
13 5 (10.42%) Icinga

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (27.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (47.92%) Network Security
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (10.42%) SAN
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Administrator
2 21 (43.75%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (31.25%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (29.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Data Centre Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 47 (97.92%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Windows
3 10 (20.83%) CentOS
4 8 (16.67%) Fedora
5 2 (4.17%) Solaris
5 2 (4.17%) UNIX
6 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) DevOps
2 13 (27.08%) Migration
3 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (2.08%) CRM
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.08%) BCP
7 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.08%) Network Design
7 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
1 15 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 14 (29.17%) Python
3 5 (10.42%) Perl
4 4 (8.33%) PHP
4 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (47.92%) Puppet
2 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.50%) Nagios
4 5 (10.42%) Cacti
4 5 (10.42%) Icinga
5 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.08%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Red Hat
2 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 9 (18.75%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
4 5 (10.42%) Dell
4 5 (10.42%) CommVault
5 4 (8.33%) Juniper
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) F5