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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 36 56
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.60% 3.22% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.63% 11.19% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 12
Median daily rate £400 £446 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.36% +19.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £495 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 118 143 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.92% 28.77% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 110 111
Median daily rate £375 £250 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £135 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 46
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -10 2 £475 +11.43% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 8 (57.14%) Puppet
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) CentOS
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
8 2 (14.29%) Docker
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) Subversion
8 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) LAMP
9 1 (7.14%) SUSE
9 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (7.14%) AppSense

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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) PostGIS
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Biotechnology
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) API Development
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Microservices
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
3 1 (7.14%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Go
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Rust
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCDST
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) VirtualBox
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec