The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 98 102 121
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 22 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.87% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.24% 3.76% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Average daily rate
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£410 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £441 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
519 559 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.63% 23.25% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 246 227
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +4 6 £201 -38.07% 4
Bracknell +3 4 £400 +28.00%
Slough - 4 £600 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 41 (97.62%) Linux
1 41 (97.62%) Red Hat
2 22 (52.38%) Oracle
3 21 (50.00%) UNIX
4 20 (47.62%) Windows
4 20 (47.62%) Solaris
5 14 (33.33%) Sun
6 13 (30.95%) Xen
6 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database
7 12 (28.57%) IBM
7 12 (28.57%) Perl
7 12 (28.57%) VMware
8 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 10 (23.81%) Cisco
9 10 (23.81%) HP
9 10 (23.81%) Citrix
10 9 (21.43%) DNS
10 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 9 (21.43%) Apache
10 9 (21.43%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) Java
10 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (19.05%) Puppet
11 8 (19.05%) NFS
11 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
12 7 (16.67%) Finance
12 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
12 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (21.43%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.90%) SAN
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (7.14%) NAS
5 3 (7.14%) LDAP
5 3 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) Internet
6 2 (4.76%) Firewall
6 2 (4.76%) SSH
6 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (2.38%) SCTP
7 1 (2.38%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) SS7
7 1 (2.38%) ISUP
7 1 (2.38%) INAP
7 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.29%) SQLPlus
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (7.14%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.38%) Essbase
7 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Hudson
2 1 (2.38%) Gradle
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.38%) Ant
2 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (11.90%) Developer
1 5 (11.90%) Analyst
1 5 (11.90%) Architect
2 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) Consultant
2 4 (9.52%) Project Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Project Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Administrator
3 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.76%) DBA
4 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) SOAP
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) Django
4 2 (4.76%) LAMP
4 2 (4.76%) Software Packaging
4 2 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.38%) CPAN
5 1 (2.38%) X-Windows
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) IVR
4 1 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Linux
2 21 (50.00%) UNIX
3 20 (47.62%) Windows
3 20 (47.62%) Solaris
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.52%) zOS
7 4 (9.52%) AIX
8 3 (7.14%) HPUX
8 3 (7.14%) OpenVMS
9 1 (2.38%) SUSE
9 1 (2.38%) Debian
9 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL
2 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.76%) Validation
2 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.38%) Benchmarking
3 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.38%) Data Security
3 1 (2.38%) Workflow
3 1 (2.38%) CRM
3 1 (2.38%) SOA
3 1 (2.38%) ETL
3 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.38%) BPEL
3 1 (2.38%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
3 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
3 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Perl
2 9 (21.43%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 7 (16.67%) Korn
4 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 6 (14.29%) AWK
6 4 (9.52%) Python
7 3 (7.14%) C
7 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (2.38%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) RHCE
4 4 (9.52%) JNCIA
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) MCSE
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.14%) MCITP
5 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Xen
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) NFS
4 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Veritas File System
5 3 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.38%) OCFS2
6 1 (2.38%) KVM
6 1 (2.38%) RHEV
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (2.38%) Samba
6 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Puppet
2 6 (14.29%) Cobbler
2 6 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.14%) Nessus
3 3 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.76%) Plesk
5 1 (2.38%) YUM
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.38%) nmon
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Red Hat
2 22 (52.38%) Oracle
3 14 (33.33%) Sun
4 12 (28.57%) IBM
4 12 (28.57%) VMware
5 10 (23.81%) HP
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco
5 10 (23.81%) Citrix
6 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.90%) Redknee
8 4 (9.52%) Veritas
8 4 (9.52%) Juniper
9 3 (7.14%) EMC
10 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
10 1 (2.38%) Primavera
10 1 (2.38%) BEA
10 1 (2.38%) Informatica
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (2.38%) Vignette
10 1 (2.38%) SAP