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 27 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 60 45 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 0.32% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 2.13% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£291 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +13.38%
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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
144 94 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.96% 15.14% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 44 69
Average daily rate £375 £315 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.94 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 10 (76.92%) Samba
3 8 (61.54%) CentOS
3 8 (61.54%) NFS
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Python
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) Apache
5 6 (46.15%) Postfix
6 5 (38.46%) Debian
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (23.08%) Sendmail
8 3 (23.08%) Moodle
8 3 (23.08%) Scientific Linux
8 3 (23.08%) KVM
8 3 (23.08%) LDAP
8 3 (23.08%) PHP
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) VLE
8 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
8 3 (23.08%) Xen
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Drupal
9 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) Drupal
2 3 (23.08%) Moodle
3 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 2 (15.38%) nginx
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) LDAP
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Introscope
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Technician
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) VLE
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) CentOS
3 5 (38.46%) Debian
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Scientific Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) SUSE
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
1 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Samba
2 8 (61.54%) NFS
3 6 (46.15%) Postfix
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) KVM
5 3 (23.08%) Sendmail
5 3 (23.08%) Xen
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.69%) XenApp
6 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.69%) vSphere
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) CA