The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 55 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 17 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.93% 1.37% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.63% 7.19% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Average daily rate £381 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.79% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.42% -5.71%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
197 167 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.39% 19.06% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 108 62
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £128 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 16
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £8.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Bristol region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Bristol region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (77.78%) Linux
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) LDAP
3 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Sun
7 4 (22.22%) BMC
7 4 (22.22%) NetApp
7 4 (22.22%) Clustering
7 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
7 4 (22.22%) Economics
7 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) CMMI
7 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Platform Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Subject Matter Expert
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Database Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (22.22%) CMMI
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Hardening
7 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) BMC
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
4 4 (22.22%) Sun
5 2 (11.11%) IBM