The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 41 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.21% 0.82% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 3.13% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£153 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.76% 26.34% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 24
Average daily rate £275 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £205 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £399 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.87 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.97 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 21 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 14 (58.33%) VMware
4 12 (50.00%) RHCE
4 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (25.00%) AIX
7 5 (20.83%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) Ruby
7 5 (20.83%) CentOS
7 5 (20.83%) Puppet
7 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (20.83%) Ansible
7 5 (20.83%) DevOps
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.67%) StatsD
8 4 (16.67%) Graphite
8 4 (16.67%) VCP5
8 4 (16.67%) IaaS
8 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
8 4 (16.67%) Memcached
8 4 (16.67%) Software Packaging
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.67%) LPAR
8 4 (16.67%) Open Source
8 4 (16.67%) SaaS
8 4 (16.67%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) IaaS
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) SSH
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Memcached
1 4 (16.67%) Software Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) WebCenter
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) LPAR
1 4 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) AIX
3 5 (20.83%) CentOS
4 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Python
1 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) Korn
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) RHCE
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (16.67%) VCP5
4 2 (8.33%) RHCT
4 2 (8.33%) RHCSA
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) StatsD
2 4 (16.67%) Graphite
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Google