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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 105 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 28 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.09% 2.81% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 9
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £350 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £496 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+7.58% -
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
550 605 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.13% 21.75% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 278 175
Average daily rate £370 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 59 44
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 £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 9 £415 -17.00% 6
Slough - 7 £325 -
Bracknell +5 1 £400 -
Newbury -7 1 £535 +42.66%
Maidenhead - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (91.95%) Linux
2 68 (78.16%) Red Hat
3 31 (35.63%) Windows
4 30 (34.48%) UNIX
5 29 (33.33%) DNS
6 25 (28.74%) Java
6 25 (28.74%) Perl
6 25 (28.74%) Firewall
7 24 (27.59%) VMware
8 22 (25.29%) Cisco
9 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
10 17 (19.54%) Solaris
11 16 (18.39%) PHP
11 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
11 16 (18.39%) Telecoms
11 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (18.39%) F5
12 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (17.24%) HP
12 15 (17.24%) Oracle
13 14 (16.09%) FortiGate
14 13 (14.94%) Puppet
14 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (14.94%) ITIL
14 13 (14.94%) Migration
14 13 (14.94%) DevOps
15 12 (13.79%) MPLS
15 12 (13.79%) SOAP
15 12 (13.79%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.49%) Apache
3 6 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.45%) IIS
5 3 (3.45%) JBoss
6 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.15%) CMS
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.15%) Drupal
7 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) assyst
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SaaS
1 4 (4.60%) PaaS
1 4 (4.60%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.33%) DNS
2 25 (28.74%) Firewall
3 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
4 12 (13.79%) MPLS
5 11 (12.64%) SSL
5 11 (12.64%) DHCP
6 10 (11.49%) VoIP
6 10 (11.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (10.34%) BGP
8 8 (9.20%) FTP
8 8 (9.20%) HTTP
9 6 (6.90%) VPN
9 6 (6.90%) HTTPS
9 6 (6.90%) LTE
9 6 (6.90%) 4G
9 6 (6.90%) 3G
10 5 (5.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (5.75%) VLAN
10 5 (5.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) MySQL
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.60%) DB2
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) Subversion
2 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (18.39%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (14.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (11.49%) Administrator
3 9 (10.34%) Environment Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Test Manager
5 7 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.05%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Project Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux Support
8 4 (4.60%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Test Environment Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (3.45%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) SOAP
2 7 (8.05%) HTML
2 7 (8.05%) MCollective
3 5 (5.75%) Software Packaging
4 4 (4.60%) CSS
5 3 (3.45%) Middleware
5 3 (3.45%) .NET
5 3 (3.45%) J2EE
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.30%) Web Services
6 2 (2.30%) LAMP
6 2 (2.30%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.15%) Ajax
7 1 (1.15%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.15%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.15%) JMS
7 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.34%) Smart Meter
3 8 (9.20%) PKI
4 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.75%) CESG
6 4 (4.60%) Open Source
7 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.15%) Replication
9 1 (1.15%) Clustering
9 1 (1.15%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 80 (91.95%) Linux
2 31 (35.63%) Windows
3 30 (34.48%) UNIX
4 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (19.54%) Solaris
6 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.75%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (5.75%) Windows Phone
8 5 (5.75%) Android
8 5 (5.75%) CentOS
8 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.30%) VMS
9 2 (2.30%) AIX
10 1 (1.15%) HPUX
10 1 (1.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.94%) ITIL
1 13 (14.94%) Migration
1 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (14.94%) DevOps
2 12 (13.79%) Validation
3 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
4 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
4 10 (11.49%) Project Management
4 10 (11.49%) Change Management
5 9 (10.34%) Supplier Management
5 9 (10.34%) Test Strategy
6 7 (8.05%) Risk Management
6 7 (8.05%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Time Management
8 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.75%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) Java
1 25 (28.74%) Perl
2 16 (18.39%) PHP
3 12 (13.79%) Python
4 9 (10.34%) Ruby
5 5 (5.75%) Korn
6 4 (4.60%) SQL
6 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.60%) C
7 3 (3.45%) C#
7 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.45%) AWK
7 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.45%) sed
8 2 (2.30%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.30%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) MCSE
1 10 (11.49%) CCNA
1 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (8.05%) MCITP
4 3 (3.45%) HNC
4 3 (3.45%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.30%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.30%) RHCE
6 1 (1.15%) Degree
6 1 (1.15%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
1 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.49%) Firmware
2 10 (11.49%) NFS
3 5 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.30%) vCloud
6 1 (1.15%) Docker
6 1 (1.15%) LXC
6 1 (1.15%) Xen
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.15%) XenServer
6 1 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.15%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) FortiGate
2 13 (14.94%) Puppet
3 6 (6.90%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.75%) Nagios
5 3 (3.45%) WSUS
6 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.15%) Netcool
Vendors
1 68 (78.16%) Red Hat
2 24 (27.59%) VMware
3 22 (25.29%) Cisco
4 16 (18.39%) F5
5 15 (17.24%) Oracle
5 15 (17.24%) HP
6 12 (13.79%) Citrix
7 11 (12.64%) CheckPoint
8 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
9 7 (8.05%) Sun
9 7 (8.05%) Altiris
9 7 (8.05%) Redknee
10 6 (6.90%) Veritas
11 5 (5.75%) Remedy
11 5 (5.75%) EMC
11 5 (5.75%) IBM
12 4 (4.60%) Cognos
12 4 (4.60%) Symantec
12 4 (4.60%) Isilon
13 3 (3.45%) 3PAR