The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 42 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.83% 1.37% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.54% 4.88% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £395 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% -2.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 52 82 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 15.90% 27.99% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 53
Median daily rate £395 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Median hourly rate £17.77 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £8.80 £9.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.55 £22.50 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Oxford

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Oxford

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
4 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (62.50%) CentOS
4 5 (62.50%) Nagios
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (37.50%) Hyperic
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Service Management
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) LAMP
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) NAS
7 1 (12.50%) Open Source
7 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (12.50%) Unix
7 1 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (12.50%) Subversion
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Nagios
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (37.50%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) VMware