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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 79 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 45 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 1.11% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.91% 4.77% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 12
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £489 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.80 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+63.86% +10.69%
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
505 608 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.24% 23.34% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 271 173
Average daily rate £338 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 61 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £14.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.44 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 18 £408 -1.21% 2
Bracknell +7 8 £356 +1.78%
Slough - 7 £325 - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 85 (92.39%) Linux
2 70 (76.09%) Red Hat
3 35 (38.04%) UNIX
4 34 (36.96%) Windows
5 33 (35.87%) DNS
6 28 (30.43%) Java
7 27 (29.35%) Perl
8 24 (26.09%) Cisco
8 24 (26.09%) Firewall
8 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (25.00%) VMware
10 19 (20.65%) Solaris
11 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
11 18 (19.57%) HP
11 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
12 17 (18.48%) TCP/IP
13 16 (17.39%) Citrix
13 16 (17.39%) PHP
13 16 (17.39%) F5
14 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (16.30%) SOAP
15 14 (15.22%) NFS
15 14 (15.22%) Mobile App
16 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
16 13 (14.13%) DHCP
16 13 (14.13%) Oracle
16 13 (14.13%) Finance
16 13 (14.13%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (14.13%) FortiGate

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.78%) Apache
3 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.26%) IIS
4 3 (3.26%) JBoss
5 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) Drupal
6 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) assyst
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) SaaS
1 4 (4.35%) PaaS
1 4 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.87%) DNS
2 24 (26.09%) Firewall
3 17 (18.48%) TCP/IP
4 13 (14.13%) DHCP
5 12 (13.04%) MPLS
6 11 (11.96%) SSL
7 10 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (9.78%) VoIP
8 9 (9.78%) BGP
8 9 (9.78%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (8.70%) FTP
9 8 (8.70%) HTTP
10 6 (6.52%) HTTPS
11 5 (5.43%) VPN
11 5 (5.43%) GSM
11 5 (5.43%) LTE
11 5 (5.43%) 2G
11 5 (5.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (5.43%) Internet
11 5 (5.43%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) MySQL
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.35%) DB2
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.13%) Finance
3 9 (9.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (11.96%) Administrator
1 11 (11.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
2 9 (9.78%) Environment Manager
3 8 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Project Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Consultant
5 6 (6.52%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Linux Support
5 6 (6.52%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Test Environment Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) SOAP
2 8 (8.70%) HTML
3 7 (7.61%) MCollective
4 5 (5.43%) CSS
4 5 (5.43%) Software Packaging
5 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
5 3 (3.26%) Middleware
5 3 (3.26%) .NET
5 3 (3.26%) J2EE
5 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.17%) Web Services
6 2 (2.17%) LAMP
6 2 (2.17%) Ajax
6 2 (2.17%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (1.09%) Laravel
7 1 (1.09%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.09%) JMS
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.78%) Smart Meter
2 9 (9.78%) Open Source
3 7 (7.61%) PKI
4 5 (5.43%) CESG
4 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 85 (92.39%) Linux
2 35 (38.04%) UNIX
3 34 (36.96%) Windows
4 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (20.65%) Solaris
6 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.61%) AIX
9 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.43%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (5.43%) Windows Phone
9 5 (5.43%) Android
10 4 (4.35%) CentOS
11 2 (2.17%) Debian
11 2 (2.17%) VMS
12 1 (1.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (13.04%) Validation
2 12 (13.04%) Migration
2 12 (13.04%) ITIL
3 11 (11.96%) PRINCE2
3 11 (11.96%) DevOps
4 10 (10.87%) Change Management
5 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.78%) Project Management
5 9 (9.78%) Supplier Management
5 9 (9.78%) Test Strategy
6 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.61%) Risk Management
7 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.52%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.52%) Time Management
8 5 (5.43%) Analytics
8 5 (5.43%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.43%) Java
2 27 (29.35%) Perl
3 16 (17.39%) PHP
4 11 (11.96%) Python
5 8 (8.70%) Ruby
6 6 (6.52%) Korn
7 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.43%) C
8 4 (4.35%) SQL
9 3 (3.26%) VB
9 3 (3.26%) C#
9 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.26%) AWK
9 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.26%) Bourne shell
9 3 (3.26%) sed
10 2 (2.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) CCNA
1 12 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
2 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.87%) MCSE
4 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (7.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.61%) MCITP
6 5 (5.43%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.26%) HNC
7 3 (3.26%) RHCE
7 3 (3.26%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.09%) Degree
8 1 (1.09%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.22%) NFS
4 9 (9.78%) Firmware
5 5 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.17%) vCloud
8 1 (1.09%) Docker
8 1 (1.09%) LXC
8 1 (1.09%) Xen
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.09%) XenApp
8 1 (1.09%) XenServer
8 1 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.09%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (14.13%) FortiGate
2 12 (13.04%) Puppet
3 8 (8.70%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.52%) Nagios
5 5 (5.43%) Cobbler
5 5 (5.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.26%) WSUS
7 1 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.09%) Netcool
7 1 (1.09%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (76.09%) Red Hat
2 24 (26.09%) Cisco
3 23 (25.00%) VMware
4 18 (19.57%) HP
5 16 (17.39%) Citrix
5 16 (17.39%) F5
6 13 (14.13%) Oracle
7 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.96%) CheckPoint
8 10 (10.87%) Sun
8 10 (10.87%) IBM
9 9 (9.78%) Altiris
9 9 (9.78%) Redknee
10 8 (8.70%) Veritas
11 6 (6.52%) EMC
12 5 (5.43%) Brocade
12 5 (5.43%) Juniper
12 5 (5.43%) Remedy
12 5 (5.43%) Isilon
13 4 (4.35%) Symantec