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 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 56 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 -14  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 12 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.89% 0.68% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.43% 2.61% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 23
Median daily rate £375 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 115 153 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 18.11% 25.98% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 98 113
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £22.50 £40.00
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 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +1 6 £395 -12.22%
Kidlington - 1 £375 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
3 12 (57.14%) Puppet
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 9 (42.86%) SAN
6 8 (38.10%) Ruby
6 8 (38.10%) CentOS
7 7 (33.33%) DevOps
8 6 (28.57%) Solaris
8 6 (28.57%) HP
8 6 (28.57%) Python
8 6 (28.57%) Nagios
9 5 (23.81%) Symantec
9 5 (23.81%) Unix
9 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
9 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
9 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
10 3 (14.29%) Hyperic
10 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 3 (14.29%) NAS
11 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (9.52%) Docker
11 2 (9.52%) Oracle
11 2 (9.52%) Sun
11 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (4.76%) Internet

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 3 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Administrator
1 11 (52.38%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Flash
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) PostGIS
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
1 1 (4.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) CentOS
3 6 (28.57%) Solaris
4 5 (23.81%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) HPUX
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
5 1 (4.76%) Windows
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) OO
3 1 (4.76%) OOP
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
3 1 (4.76%) Server Building
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Ruby
2 6 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Go
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Rust
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) RHCE
1 1 (4.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Nagios
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (14.29%) Hyperic
5 1 (4.76%) Ansible
5 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
4 5 (23.81%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas