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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 41 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.09% 0.59% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.60% 1.53% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £350 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £33.38 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+349.43% +32.17%
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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
111 131 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.16% 38.76% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 61
Average daily rate £300 £285 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 30
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £14.00 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 11 (52.38%) Nagios
4 10 (47.62%) Puppet
5 9 (42.86%) HP
6 8 (38.10%) IBM
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) DHCP
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) UNIX
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) RHCE
8 5 (23.81%) Perl
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
8 5 (23.81%) PKI
9 4 (19.05%) SCOM
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Data Security
10 3 (14.29%) VMware
10 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (14.29%) EMC
10 3 (14.29%) Citrix
10 3 (14.29%) SAP
10 3 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (14.29%) ERP
10 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
1 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (42.86%) Administrator
2 9 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) PKI
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) HPUX
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
1 4 (19.05%) Data Security
2 3 (14.29%) ERP
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Market Research
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) E-business
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) RHCE
2 2 (9.52%) OCP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (9.52%) RHCA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Nagios
2 10 (47.62%) Puppet
3 4 (19.05%) SCOM
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (14.29%) SCCM
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
5 2 (9.52%) WSUS
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) HP
3 8 (38.10%) IBM
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (9.52%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint