Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 99 84
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.52% 0.58% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 2.44% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £635 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.39% +39.18% +14.06%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £416
90th Percentile £650 £660 £475
South East median daily rate £443 £438 £436
% change year-on-year +1.03% +0.40% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £20.00
South East median hourly rate - £41.25 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -10.33% +338.10%

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 185 287 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 19.33% 23.68% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 229 173
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £140 £142 £144
90th Percentile £545 £621 £508
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.47 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.18% -15.15% -5.71%
10th Percentile £15.80 £10.00 £10.78
90th Percentile £52.38 £42.50 £22.25
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.18
% change year-on-year -2.86% +8.19% -19.13%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 January 2019. 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 +23 2 £650 +1.56%
Kidlington +4 1 £275 -56.69%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Icinga
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (40.00%) Packer
4 2 (40.00%) Terraform
4 2 (40.00%) Server Management
5 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Grafana

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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Server Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Icinga
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Packer
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Grafana
2 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) VMware