The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 17 April 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 Cheltenham 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 8 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 16 2 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.79% 2.78% 12.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 10.00% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 42
Average daily rate £300 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £328 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -34.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +46.31%
Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 20 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.10% 27.78% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 77
Average daily rate £350 £387 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -18.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £310 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Gloucestershire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 6 (37.50%) RSS
3 6 (37.50%) Drupal
3 6 (37.50%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) VirtualBox
4 5 (31.25%) vSphere
4 5 (31.25%) Varnish
4 5 (31.25%) Network Design
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) VB
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) Solaris
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Korn
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (18.75%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (37.50%) Drupal
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) FTP
5 2 (12.50%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
1 2 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Drupal Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) RSS
1 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) HPUX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Korn
3 3 (18.75%) Bourne shell
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VirtualBox
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
2 5 (31.25%) Varnish
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) NFS
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Acronis
4 2 (12.50%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) StorageTek
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) 3Com
5 1 (6.25%) Zend