The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 35 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 12 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.07% 4.16% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.28% 13.04% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 3
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
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
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 115 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.08% 31.86% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 70 44
Average daily rate £343 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £204 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £13.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £43.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 20 (90.91%) Linux
1 20 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 16 (72.73%) Puppet
3 11 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (45.45%) Nagios
5 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
5 9 (40.91%) Solaris
5 9 (40.91%) Unix
6 8 (36.36%) Perl
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) ITIL
7 7 (31.82%) DNS
8 6 (27.27%) Python
8 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) Open Source
8 6 (27.27%) OSSEC
8 6 (27.27%) ServiceNow
8 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (27.27%) iptables
9 5 (22.73%) Docker
9 5 (22.73%) LogRhythm
9 5 (22.73%) DevOps
9 5 (22.73%) GPFS
9 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
9 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
9 5 (22.73%) High Availability
9 5 (22.73%) Splunk

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) FTP
2 5 (22.73%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Administrator
2 13 (59.09%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Biology
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 5 (22.73%) Life Science
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Solaris
2 9 (40.91%) Unix
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) CentOS
4 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (27.27%) Open Source
5 5 (22.73%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
5 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (22.73%) High Availability
5 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
5 5 (22.73%) Time Management
6 4 (18.18%) Change Control
6 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (36.36%) Perl
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) iptables
2 5 (22.73%) Docker
2 5 (22.73%) GPFS
2 5 (22.73%) NFS
3 4 (18.18%) Postfix
3 4 (18.18%) Sendmail
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (72.73%) Puppet
2 10 (45.45%) Nagios
3 6 (27.27%) OSSEC
4 5 (22.73%) Ganglia
5 4 (18.18%) Ansible
5 4 (18.18%) Cobbler
6 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) ServiceNow
3 5 (22.73%) EMC
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) LogRhythm
3 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
3 5 (22.73%) Splunk
3 5 (22.73%) TippingPoint
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft