The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 33 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 14 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.21% 2.24% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.69% 8.91% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £321 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
131 101 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.05% 25.12% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 36 76
Average daily rate £325 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £198 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 52
Average hourly rate £26.25 £37.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.05% +10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Cambridgeshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) DHCP
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (35.00%) RHCE
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) PKI
4 7 (35.00%) SCOM
5 6 (30.00%) CentOS
5 6 (30.00%) ERP
5 6 (30.00%) SAP
5 6 (30.00%) IBM
5 6 (30.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) Nagios
5 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (30.00%) Puppet
6 5 (25.00%) Apache
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) XenApp
7 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (20.00%) WSUS

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DHCP
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (40.00%) Administrator
3 7 (35.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (35.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (30.00%) Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) Wintel Support
5 4 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) PKI
2 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) CentOS
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) VMS
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) ERP
2 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Security
4 1 (5.00%) E-business
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) RHCE
2 3 (15.00%) OCP
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (10.00%) RHCA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCOM
2 6 (30.00%) Nagios
2 6 (30.00%) Puppet
3 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (20.00%) WSUS
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) SAP
4 6 (30.00%) IBM
4 6 (30.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Symantec
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) NetApp
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