Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 6 months to 20 November 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 100 91
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -25
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.32% 0.72% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.34% 3.13% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +20.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £273 £415 £323
90th Percentile £378 £474 £510
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £39.00
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +28.21% +7.59%

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

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 298 288 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.13% 22.98% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 192 218
Oxfordshire median daily rate £405 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £143 £128 £149
90th Percentile £600 £508 £471
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 49
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £131.55 £36.93 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +18.49%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Oxfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Oxfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Oxfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 2 - - 1
Kidlington -4 1 £375 -18.92%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) RHCE
1 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas