The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 107 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 18 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.69% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.99% 3.44% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
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£425 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £331 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £453 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +4.31%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
602 582 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.87% 20.19% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 284 191
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 45 35
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £14.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.30 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 10 £425 +26.86% 5
Bracknell +2 3 - -
Slough -4 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £535 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 71 (97.26%) Linux
2 60 (82.19%) Red Hat
3 32 (43.84%) UNIX
4 20 (27.40%) Firewall
4 20 (27.40%) VMware
5 19 (26.03%) Windows
6 18 (24.66%) Telecoms
7 17 (23.29%) Solaris
7 17 (23.29%) Oracle
7 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
8 16 (21.92%) DNS
9 15 (20.55%) Java
9 15 (20.55%) F5
10 14 (19.18%) PKI
10 14 (19.18%) Cisco
11 13 (17.81%) Perl
11 13 (17.81%) Migration
11 13 (17.81%) FortiGate
12 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (15.07%) ITIL
13 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
13 11 (15.07%) HP
14 10 (13.70%) SSL
14 10 (13.70%) Firmware
14 10 (13.70%) CheckPoint
14 10 (13.70%) VoIP
14 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
14 10 (13.70%) Finance
14 10 (13.70%) 3G
14 10 (13.70%) MPLS

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) Apache
3 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.22%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.85%) JBoss
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) Firewall
2 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
3 16 (21.92%) DNS
4 10 (13.70%) SSL
4 10 (13.70%) VoIP
4 10 (13.70%) 3G
4 10 (13.70%) MPLS
4 10 (13.70%) LTE
4 10 (13.70%) 4G
5 8 (10.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (10.96%) BGP
5 8 (10.96%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (8.22%) SSH
6 6 (8.22%) VPN
6 6 (8.22%) DHCP
7 5 (6.85%) FTP
7 5 (6.85%) HTTP
7 5 (6.85%) WAN
7 5 (6.85%) GSM
7 5 (6.85%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) MySQL
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.85%) DB2
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (24.66%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.70%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (12.33%) Administrator
2 8 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (10.96%) Environment Manager
3 7 (9.59%) Test Manager
4 6 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Project Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Linux Support
7 3 (4.11%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (4.11%) UNIX Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) SOAP
2 5 (6.85%) Middleware
2 5 (6.85%) HTML
2 5 (6.85%) J2EE
3 4 (5.48%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.11%) Software Packaging
5 2 (2.74%) MCollective
6 1 (1.37%) YAML
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.37%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) JMS
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) PKI
2 10 (13.70%) Mobile App
3 8 (10.96%) Smart Meter
4 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.85%) CESG
6 4 (5.48%) Open Source
6 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Replication
8 1 (1.37%) Clustering
8 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 71 (97.26%) Linux
2 32 (43.84%) UNIX
3 19 (26.03%) Windows
4 17 (23.29%) Solaris
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.22%) CentOS
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.85%) AIX
7 5 (6.85%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.85%) Android
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Phone
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.37%) VMS
9 1 (1.37%) HPUX
9 1 (1.37%) SUSE
9 1 (1.37%) Fedora
9 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Migration
2 11 (15.07%) ITIL
3 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
3 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
4 9 (12.33%) Project Management
4 9 (12.33%) Validation
5 8 (10.96%) Supplier Management
5 8 (10.96%) Test Strategy
6 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.22%) Change Management
7 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.22%) DevOps
8 5 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.85%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Time Management
8 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.85%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.48%) Release Management
9 4 (5.48%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) Java
2 13 (17.81%) Perl
3 9 (12.33%) PHP
4 5 (6.85%) Python
4 5 (6.85%) Korn
5 4 (5.48%) Ruby
6 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.11%) AWK
6 3 (4.11%) sed
7 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) CCNA
1 8 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.59%) MCSE
3 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.48%) MCITP
4 4 (5.48%) Degree
5 3 (4.11%) HNC
5 3 (4.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.70%) Firmware
3 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.22%) NFS
5 5 (6.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.37%) Xen
7 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.37%) XenServer
7 1 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.37%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.48%) Puppet
3 3 (4.11%) Nagios
3 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.37%) yum
Vendors
1 60 (82.19%) Red Hat
2 20 (27.40%) VMware
3 17 (23.29%) Oracle
4 15 (20.55%) F5
5 14 (19.18%) Cisco
6 11 (15.07%) HP
7 10 (13.70%) CheckPoint
8 8 (10.96%) IBM
8 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.96%) Citrix
9 7 (9.59%) Sun
10 5 (6.85%) Altiris
10 5 (6.85%) Redknee
11 4 (5.48%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.48%) Cognos
11 4 (5.48%) Veritas
12 3 (4.11%) Symantec
12 3 (4.11%) Remedy
13 2 (2.74%) Isilon
13 2 (2.74%) EMC