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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 52 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.52% 0.21% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.99% 0.90% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£381 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £30.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+226.53% -2.00%
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
151 111 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.26% 23.52% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 46
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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 -2 1 £338 -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (20.00%) vCloud
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SUSE
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas