The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 29 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.68% 14.78% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 33.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +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 Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.89% 44.35% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 14
Average daily rate £425 £350 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £175 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) vCloud
3 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (20.00%) OCPJP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat