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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 103 99 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 16 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.94% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.24% 4.33% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
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£368 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.36% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £316 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £513 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £33.75 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-13.57% -2.87%
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
494 554 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.37% 21.70% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 269 194
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 25
Average hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.26 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £22.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 May 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 May 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 +10 12 £425 +26.86% 3
Bracknell -9 3 - -
Windsor - 1 £305 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (97.67%) Linux
2 35 (81.40%) Red Hat
3 21 (48.84%) UNIX
4 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
4 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
4 13 (30.23%) PKI
5 12 (27.91%) Firewall
5 12 (27.91%) Oracle
5 12 (27.91%) Java
6 9 (20.93%) Solaris
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco
6 9 (20.93%) LTE
6 9 (20.93%) 4G
7 8 (18.60%) FortiGate
7 8 (18.60%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (18.60%) 3G
7 8 (18.60%) IPsec
7 8 (18.60%) Finance
7 8 (18.60%) VMware
8 7 (16.28%) Electronics
8 7 (16.28%) Degree
8 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
8 7 (16.28%) VPN
8 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
8 7 (16.28%) Apache
8 7 (16.28%) 3GPP
8 7 (16.28%) PHP
8 7 (16.28%) MS Office
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
9 6 (13.95%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (16.28%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.63%) JBoss
3 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.33%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
2 12 (27.91%) Firewall
3 9 (20.93%) LTE
3 9 (20.93%) 4G
4 8 (18.60%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (18.60%) 3G
4 8 (18.60%) IPsec
5 7 (16.28%) VPN
5 7 (16.28%) 3GPP
6 6 (13.95%) VoIP
6 6 (13.95%) DNS
6 6 (13.95%) SSL
6 6 (13.95%) MPLS
7 5 (11.63%) VLAN
7 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
7 5 (11.63%) WAN
7 5 (11.63%) ISDN
7 5 (11.63%) LAN
8 4 (9.30%) SSH
8 4 (9.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (30.23%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 7 (16.28%) Electronics
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
1 5 (11.63%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (9.30%) Administrator
3 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Environment Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Project Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (2.33%) DBA
5 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Middleware
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
1 5 (11.63%) J2EE
2 4 (9.30%) Application Packaging
3 3 (6.98%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.33%) JMS
5 1 (2.33%) YAML
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.33%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) PKI
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.98%) Smart Meter
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.33%) Replication
7 1 (2.33%) Clustering
7 1 (2.33%) CMDB
7 1 (2.33%) CESG
7 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (97.67%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) UNIX
3 9 (20.93%) Solaris
4 6 (13.95%) CentOS
5 5 (11.63%) Windows
6 4 (9.30%) AIX
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.33%) SUSE
8 1 (2.33%) Fedora
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) Android
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
1 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
2 5 (11.63%) Migration
2 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
2 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (11.63%) Line Management
2 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
3 4 (9.30%) DevOps
3 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
3 4 (9.30%) Open Source
3 4 (9.30%) Release Management
3 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.65%) Validation
5 1 (2.33%) ITSM
5 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) PHP
3 6 (13.95%) Perl
4 4 (9.30%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) Korn
7 1 (2.33%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNA
3 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.95%) Firmware
2 3 (6.98%) NFS
3 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.33%) yum
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Red Hat
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
4 8 (18.60%) VMware
5 6 (13.95%) F5
6 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.30%) IBM
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.30%) Sun
8 3 (6.98%) Redknee
8 3 (6.98%) Citrix
8 3 (6.98%) HP
8 3 (6.98%) Tekelec
8 3 (6.98%) Sandvine
9 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.65%) EMC
10 1 (2.33%) Altiris
10 1 (2.33%) BMC
10 1 (2.33%) Symantec
10 1 (2.33%) Remedy