The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 117 152 155
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 33 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.97% 3.41% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 32
Average daily rate £475 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +63.86%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
664 1174 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.10% 22.93% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 888 849
Average daily rate £433 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.63 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 103 (94.50%) Linux
2 73 (66.97%) Red Hat
3 54 (49.54%) Finance
4 47 (43.12%) Unix
5 45 (41.28%) Puppet
6 35 (32.11%) DevOps
7 33 (30.28%) Oracle
8 30 (27.52%) Bash Shell
9 27 (24.77%) Perl
9 27 (24.77%) VMware
10 26 (23.85%) Windows
11 23 (21.10%) Solaris
11 23 (21.10%) Python
12 22 (20.18%) Shell Script
13 20 (18.35%) Ruby
14 19 (17.43%) Banking
14 19 (17.43%) MySQL
15 18 (16.51%) Configuration Management
15 18 (16.51%) Data Centre
16 17 (15.60%) Java
17 16 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (13.76%) DNS
18 15 (13.76%) Veritas
18 15 (13.76%) Jenkins
18 15 (13.76%) Git (software)
19 14 (12.84%) Middleware
20 13 (11.93%) SQL
20 13 (11.93%) Apache
20 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (11.93%) Ansible

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (11.93%) Apache
2 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.59%) JBoss
4 5 (4.59%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.67%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.75%) nginx
6 3 (2.75%) Node.js
6 3 (2.75%) SAS
7 2 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.83%) IIS
7 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.92%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.92%) FileNet
8 1 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.83%) SPSS
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Documaker
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.75%) IaaS
3 2 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.83%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) PaaS
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.76%) DNS
2 11 (10.09%) SAN
3 10 (9.17%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.34%) LDAP
4 8 (7.34%) NAS
5 6 (5.50%) Kerberos
6 5 (4.59%) Firewall
6 5 (4.59%) SSH
7 2 (1.83%) HTTP
7 2 (1.83%) Internet
7 2 (1.83%) Multicast
7 2 (1.83%) Unicast
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.92%) DHCP
8 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.92%) SNMP
8 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) MySQL
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.50%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (4.59%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (3.67%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.83%) Big Data
10 2 (1.83%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.92%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Git (software)
1 15 (13.76%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.01%) Subversion
3 3 (2.75%) Maven
4 2 (1.83%) JIRA
4 2 (1.83%) jMock
4 2 (1.83%) JUnit
4 2 (1.83%) Selenium
4 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.92%) Gradle
5 1 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (49.54%) Finance
2 19 (17.43%) Banking
3 10 (9.17%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.42%) Front Office
4 7 (6.42%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.83%) International Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Administrator
2 23 (21.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (15.60%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (14.68%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (11.93%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 11 (10.09%) DBA
6 11 (10.09%) Unix Administrator
7 10 (9.17%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (8.26%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (8.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (8.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (5.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Solaris Administrator
9 6 (5.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.59%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) Middleware
2 8 (7.34%) JMS
3 7 (6.42%) J2EE
4 5 (4.59%) SAML
4 5 (4.59%) Web Services
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.75%) Java EE
6 3 (2.75%) LAMP
6 3 (2.75%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (2.75%) MCollective
7 2 (1.83%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.83%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.83%) JRules
7 2 (1.83%) JTA
7 2 (1.83%) JTS
7 2 (1.83%) Murex MxML
7 2 (1.83%) REST
7 2 (1.83%) Spring
7 2 (1.83%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.01%) Clustering
3 7 (6.42%) Hedge funds
4 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.59%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (4.59%) Replication
6 4 (3.67%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.67%) User Experience
7 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.75%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.83%) Equities
9 1 (0.92%) Celerra
9 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.92%) DataPower
9 1 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.92%) PKI
9 1 (0.92%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 103 (94.50%) Linux
2 47 (43.12%) Unix
3 26 (23.85%) Windows
4 23 (21.10%) Solaris
5 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
6 10 (9.17%) CentOS
6 10 (9.17%) Debian
7 7 (6.42%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.67%) SUSE
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.92%) AIX
11 1 (0.92%) Fedora
11 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.11%) DevOps
2 18 (16.51%) Configuration Management
3 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.01%) Patch Management
5 11 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.17%) High Availability
6 10 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (8.26%) Low Latency
8 8 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (6.42%) Migration
10 6 (5.50%) Performance Management
10 6 (5.50%) Scrum
10 6 (5.50%) Service Management
11 5 (4.59%) Analytics
11 5 (4.59%) Capacity Management
11 5 (4.59%) Change Management
11 5 (4.59%) Information Security
11 5 (4.59%) ITIL
11 5 (4.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.52%) Bash Shell
2 27 (24.77%) Perl
3 23 (21.10%) Python
4 22 (20.18%) Shell Script
5 20 (18.35%) Ruby
6 17 (15.60%) Java
7 13 (11.93%) SQL
8 8 (7.34%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.50%) Korn
10 5 (4.59%) Bourne shell
10 5 (4.59%) Go
10 5 (4.59%) PHP
11 3 (2.75%) Jython
12 2 (1.83%) C
12 2 (1.83%) C++
12 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.92%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) RHCE
2 5 (4.59%) RHCSA
2 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) Degree
3 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) MCSE
5 1 (0.92%) MCTS
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.92%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.92%) VCAP
5 1 (0.92%) VCDX
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (6.42%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.59%) Docker
4 5 (4.59%) GFS2
4 5 (4.59%) GlusterFS
4 5 (4.59%) NFS
4 5 (4.59%) OCFS2
4 5 (4.59%) Squid
4 5 (4.59%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.83%) Varnish
6 2 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.92%) KVM
7 1 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (41.28%) Puppet
2 13 (11.93%) Ansible
3 10 (9.17%) CFEngine
4 8 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.42%) Nagios
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (4.59%) SELinux
7 4 (3.67%) Cobbler
7 4 (3.67%) yum
8 3 (2.75%) Data Guard
8 3 (2.75%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.75%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.83%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.83%) Mesos
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.92%) Control-M
10 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 73 (66.97%) Red Hat
2 33 (30.28%) Oracle
3 27 (24.77%) VMware
4 15 (13.76%) Veritas
5 10 (9.17%) IBM
5 10 (9.17%) Sybase
6 8 (7.34%) HP
7 6 (5.50%) EMC
8 5 (4.59%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.59%) NetApp
8 5 (4.59%) SAP
9 4 (3.67%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.67%) Sun
10 3 (2.75%) Adobe
10 3 (2.75%) CA
10 3 (2.75%) Dell
11 2 (1.83%) BMC
11 2 (1.83%) CommVault
11 2 (1.83%) Google
11 2 (1.83%) Informatica
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