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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 58 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 15 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.65% 1.25% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 6.90% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 0
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£500 £291 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +18.05%
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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
180 145 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.85% 18.15% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 106 52
Average daily rate £370 £365 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (89.29%) Red Hat
3 23 (82.14%) DevOps
4 21 (75.00%) Puppet
5 20 (71.43%) Configuration Management
6 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
6 19 (67.86%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (60.71%) Ansible
8 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (50.00%) VMware
9 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 14 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (50.00%) Open Source
9 14 (50.00%) Web Services
10 13 (46.43%) Java
11 12 (42.86%) Windows
11 12 (42.86%) Scrum
12 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
12 11 (39.29%) Apache
12 11 (39.29%) MySQL
13 10 (35.71%) Firewall
14 9 (32.14%) SOA
15 8 (28.57%) IIS
15 8 (28.57%) nginx
15 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
15 8 (28.57%) CentOS
16 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
16 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (25.00%) Debian
16 7 (25.00%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) Apache
2 8 (28.57%) IIS
2 8 (28.57%) nginx
3 6 (21.43%) Confluence
4 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
5 4 (14.29%) JBoss
5 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 3 (10.71%) MediaWiki
6 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) LDAP
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 3 (10.71%) SSH
5 2 (7.14%) OpenVPN
5 2 (7.14%) IPsec
5 2 (7.14%) OSPF
5 2 (7.14%) IPv6
5 2 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) HTTP
6 1 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) JIRA
3 6 (21.43%) Hudson
4 3 (10.71%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) GitLab
5 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.14%) RSpec
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) J2EE
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.71%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) MCollective
6 1 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) JDBC
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 8 (28.57%) CentOS
4 7 (25.00%) Debian
4 7 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (14.29%) Solaris
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) SmartOS
7 2 (7.14%) CoreOS
8 1 (3.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) DevOps
2 20 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (50.00%) Open Source
5 12 (42.86%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) SOA
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 4 (14.29%) Project Management
9 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
10 3 (10.71%) Demand Management
10 3 (10.71%) Build Automation
11 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.57%) Kanban
11 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
11 1 (3.57%) Migration
11 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Ruby
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CCNA
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Samba
2 6 (21.43%) Postfix
3 5 (17.86%) iptables
4 4 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.14%) Btrfs
5 2 (7.14%) Varnish
5 2 (7.14%) vCloud
5 2 (7.14%) KVM
5 2 (7.14%) Docker
5 2 (7.14%) LXC
5 2 (7.14%) Snort
5 2 (7.14%) Squid
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (75.00%) Puppet
2 19 (67.86%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (60.71%) Ansible
4 4 (14.29%) ZABBIX
5 3 (10.71%) Salt
6 2 (7.14%) systemd
6 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
6 2 (7.14%) HAProxy
6 2 (7.14%) Zenoss
6 2 (7.14%) Nessus
6 2 (7.14%) CFEngine
7 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (3.57%) Nagios
7 1 (3.57%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Red Hat
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Ektron
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) Sun
3 4 (14.29%) BEA
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
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