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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 105 103 109
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 18 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 1.04% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 4.96% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 8
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£394 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £600 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.09 £46.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +28.47%
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
484 524 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.88% 20.86% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 236 253
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 26 40
Average hourly rate £20.31 £17.29 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -1 11 £450 +123.60% 5
Slough 0 4 £363 -39.58% 1
Windsor - 2 £303 -
Newbury -3 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (91.67%) Red Hat
3 16 (44.44%) UNIX
4 13 (36.11%) Oracle
5 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 11 (30.56%) PKI
7 9 (25.00%) LTE
7 9 (25.00%) IPsec
7 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (25.00%) 4G
7 9 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (22.22%) Java
8 8 (22.22%) Python
8 8 (22.22%) Electronics
8 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 8 (22.22%) Degree
9 7 (19.44%) 3GPP
9 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
9 7 (19.44%) Perl
9 7 (19.44%) MS Office
9 7 (19.44%) 3G
10 6 (16.67%) Web Services
10 6 (16.67%) Windows
10 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (16.67%) Ruby
10 6 (16.67%) VMware
10 6 (16.67%) Firewall
10 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 6 (16.67%) DevOps
11 5 (13.89%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (13.89%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Office
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Endur
2 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (25.00%) LTE
1 9 (25.00%) 4G
1 9 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
1 9 (25.00%) IPsec
2 7 (19.44%) 3G
2 7 (19.44%) 3GPP
3 6 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 3 (8.33%) MPLS
5 3 (8.33%) SSL
5 3 (8.33%) BGP
5 3 (8.33%) SSH
6 2 (5.56%) VRRP
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) FCAPS
6 2 (5.56%) HSRP
6 2 (5.56%) SAN
6 2 (5.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
1 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.11%) Hudson
1 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.22%) Electronics
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) DBA
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (5.56%) Consultant
3 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.56%) Administrator
3 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (2.78%) Environment Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
4 1 (2.78%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) YAML
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) PKI
2 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (44.44%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (11.11%) CentOS
5 3 (8.33%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) Solaris
5 3 (8.33%) SUSE
6 2 (5.56%) Fedora
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) DevOps
2 5 (13.89%) Line Management
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) Release Management
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Transition Management
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) ITSM
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Java
1 8 (22.22%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) Perl
3 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) Korn
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.78%) NFS
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (8.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.78%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.78%) yum
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) Sun
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) BMC
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Tekelec
7 1 (2.78%) Sandvine
7 1 (2.78%) Redknee
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy