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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 69 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 55 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.16% 1.21% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.25% 6.39% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 20
Average daily rate £448 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.48% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £318 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +63.86%
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
449 501 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.67% 18.93% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 257 267
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.90 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £55.65 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 31 £448 +13.29% 7
Maidenhead - 8 £404 - 1
Bracknell -3 4 £575 +55.93% 1
Slough +5 2 £353 +8.46%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 67 (94.37%) Linux
2 45 (63.38%) Red Hat
3 36 (50.70%) Puppet
4 32 (45.07%) Windows
5 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
5 30 (42.25%) VMware
6 28 (39.44%) Unix
6 28 (39.44%) Oracle
7 27 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (38.03%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (35.21%) Bash Shell
9 24 (33.80%) DevOps
9 24 (33.80%) CentOS
9 24 (33.80%) Windows Server
10 22 (30.99%) Ansible
11 20 (28.17%) Python
11 20 (28.17%) Firewall
12 18 (25.35%) ITIL
12 18 (25.35%) Java
13 17 (23.94%) LAN
13 17 (23.94%) Web Services
14 16 (22.54%) SQL
15 15 (21.13%) Configuration Management
15 15 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (21.13%) Migration
15 15 (21.13%) vSphere
15 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (21.13%) Hyper-V
16 14 (19.72%) PowerShell
16 14 (19.72%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (18.31%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.45%) JBoss
2 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.45%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.45%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.04%) Apache
4 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
1 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Endur
1 1 (1.41%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 27 (38.03%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) Firewall
2 17 (23.94%) LAN
3 13 (18.31%) WAN
4 5 (7.04%) HTTP
4 5 (7.04%) HTTPS
4 5 (7.04%) LDAP
4 5 (7.04%) SAN
4 5 (7.04%) SSH
4 5 (7.04%) SSL
4 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.63%) DNS
5 4 (5.63%) FTP
5 4 (5.63%) VPN
6 3 (4.23%) Intranet
7 2 (2.82%) 3G
7 2 (2.82%) 3GPP
7 2 (2.82%) DHCP
7 2 (2.82%) LTE
7 2 (2.82%) SMTP
7 2 (2.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Big Data
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) HPCC
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.68%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.23%) FishEye
3 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.82%) PVCS
General
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (25.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 17 (23.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (22.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (16.90%) Administrator
6 9 (12.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Linux Scripter
8 7 (9.86%) Architect
8 7 (9.86%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) Elasticsearch Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
10 5 (7.04%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 5 (7.04%) Systems Architect
11 4 (5.63%) Applications Support
11 4 (5.63%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Consultant
11 4 (5.63%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) Web Services
2 13 (18.31%) ELK Stack
2 13 (18.31%) RESTful
2 13 (18.31%) Sensu
3 11 (15.49%) Middleware
4 5 (7.04%) J2EE
5 1 (1.41%) LAMP
5 1 (1.41%) POSIX
5 1 (1.41%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.63%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.82%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) AS400
6 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.41%) iSeries
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
6 1 (1.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 67 (94.37%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) Windows
3 28 (39.44%) Unix
4 24 (33.80%) CentOS
4 24 (33.80%) Windows Server
5 13 (18.31%) Ubuntu
6 9 (12.68%) AIX
7 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (9.86%) SUSE
9 5 (7.04%) Solaris
10 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) DevOps
2 18 (25.35%) ITIL
3 15 (21.13%) Configuration Management
3 15 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (21.13%) Migration
4 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.68%) Project Management
6 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.45%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (7.04%) High Availability
8 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.63%) Information Security
9 4 (5.63%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Bash Shell
2 20 (28.17%) Python
3 18 (25.35%) Java
4 16 (22.54%) SQL
5 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.72%) PowerShell
6 12 (16.90%) Ruby
6 12 (16.90%) Shell Script
7 8 (11.27%) Perl
8 4 (5.63%) AWK
8 4 (5.63%) sed
9 2 (2.82%) Korn
9 2 (2.82%) VB
10 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.63%) MCSA
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.23%) MBA
4 2 (2.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) HNC
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
4 2 (2.82%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.82%) VCP5
4 2 (2.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
2 27 (38.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.13%) Hyper-V
3 15 (21.13%) vSphere
4 7 (9.86%) Docker
5 6 (8.45%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.23%) Xen
8 2 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.82%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.82%) NFS
8 2 (2.82%) Samba
8 2 (2.82%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.82%) XenApp
8 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.82%) XenServer
9 1 (1.41%) KVM
9 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (50.70%) Puppet
2 22 (30.99%) Ansible
3 13 (18.31%) Graphite
3 13 (18.31%) logstash
3 13 (18.31%) SCCM
3 13 (18.31%) SCOM
3 13 (18.31%) SCVMM
3 13 (18.31%) Terraform
3 13 (18.31%) Windows Intune
4 10 (14.08%) Nagios
5 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.63%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.23%) Packer
7 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.82%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (63.38%) Red Hat
2 30 (42.25%) VMware
3 28 (39.44%) Oracle
4 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.31%) RightScale
6 11 (15.49%) IBM
7 6 (8.45%) CA
7 6 (8.45%) HP
8 4 (5.63%) Remedy
9 3 (4.23%) Cisco
9 3 (4.23%) Citrix
9 3 (4.23%) Dell
10 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.82%) Egenera
10 2 (2.82%) EMC
10 2 (2.82%) NetApp
10 2 (2.82%) Serena
10 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.82%) Symantec
10 2 (2.82%) Veritas