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 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 28 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 15 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.07% 2.00% 6.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.61% 7.61% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-16.65% +0.71%
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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 Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
119 92 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.25% 26.29% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 32
Average daily rate £325 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 32
Average hourly rate £17.00 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 May 2015, 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 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 12 (50.00%) Debian
4 11 (45.83%) CentOS
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 7 (29.17%) Tridion
7 7 (29.17%) LDAP
7 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
7 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
7 7 (29.17%) DHCP
7 7 (29.17%) DNS
7 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 7 (29.17%) IIS
7 7 (29.17%) Terminal Server
7 7 (29.17%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Project Management
7 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
8 6 (25.00%) UNIX
9 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
10 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.67%) Python
10 4 (16.67%) DevOps
11 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
1 7 (29.17%) IIS
1 7 (29.17%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Zope
4 1 (4.17%) Plone
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) LDAP
1 7 (29.17%) DHCP
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (29.17%) Administrator
4 6 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Support
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Debian
3 11 (45.83%) CentOS
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
1 7 (29.17%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) VMware