The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 140 129 154
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 72 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 1.11% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.66% 5.39% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 55
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £563 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +46.31%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1273 1280 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.72% 20.54% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 872 1006
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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.

1 113 (91.13%) Linux
2 110 (88.71%) Red Hat
3 60 (48.39%) UNIX
4 50 (40.32%) Oracle
5 43 (34.68%) Windows
6 38 (30.65%) Solaris
7 37 (29.84%) VMware
8 31 (25.00%) Finance
9 28 (22.58%) Perl
10 25 (20.16%) Puppet
11 24 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (19.35%) Bash Shell
12 23 (18.55%) HP
12 23 (18.55%) SAN
13 21 (16.94%) Banking
14 20 (16.13%) Clustering
14 20 (16.13%) Oracle Database
15 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
15 19 (15.32%) CentOS
15 19 (15.32%) Migration
16 18 (14.52%) Middleware
17 17 (13.71%) Java
18 16 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
18 16 (12.90%) VMware ESX
18 16 (12.90%) ITIL
18 16 (12.90%) Python
19 15 (12.10%) Veritas
20 14 (11.29%) Apache
20 14 (11.29%) Ruby
20 14 (11.29%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (11.29%) Apache
2 13 (10.48%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.48%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.03%) IIS
5 4 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.42%) nginx
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.61%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.61%) Documentum
7 2 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.81%) CMS
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.61%) RMDS
2 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.81%) Documaker
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.61%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (1.61%) IaaS
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.55%) SAN
2 14 (11.29%) NAS
3 12 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.68%) Firewall
4 11 (8.87%) DNS
5 9 (7.26%) SSH
6 5 (4.03%) HTTP
7 4 (3.23%) Network Security
7 4 (3.23%) VPN
7 4 (3.23%) Internet
8 3 (2.42%) PPTP
8 3 (2.42%) SMTP
8 3 (2.42%) IPsec
9 2 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.61%) FTP
9 2 (1.61%) LDAP
10 1 (0.81%) DMZ
10 1 (0.81%) NetScreen
10 1 (0.81%) DHCP
10 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 14 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (4.03%) MySQL
6 3 (2.42%) Big Data
6 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.23%) Subversion
3 4 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.81%) Toad
5 1 (0.81%) JUnit
5 1 (0.81%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.81%) JMeter
5 1 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 31 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (16.94%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.61%) Games
4 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.61%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (19.35%) Administrator
2 17 (13.71%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (13.71%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (11.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (8.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) Architect
6 10 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) UNIX Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Developer
8 7 (5.65%) UNIX Administrator
8 7 (5.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.65%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) DBA
10 5 (4.03%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.03%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.03%) Middleware Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) Middleware
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (4.84%) J2EE
3 6 (4.84%) XML
4 5 (4.03%) HTML
5 4 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.42%) Web Services
7 2 (1.61%) MCollective
7 2 (1.61%) LAMP
7 2 (1.61%) CSS
7 2 (1.61%) SOAP
8 1 (0.81%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.81%) CORBA
8 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.81%) JSON
8 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.81%) Java EE
8 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.81%) JRules
8 1 (0.81%) Xerces
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Clustering
2 7 (5.65%) Replication
3 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.03%) Open Source
4 4 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.42%) CESG
5 3 (2.42%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.61%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (1.61%) Spread Betting
6 2 (1.61%) Wiki
6 2 (1.61%) Firmware
7 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) Social Network
7 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 113 (91.13%) Linux
2 60 (48.39%) UNIX
3 43 (34.68%) Windows
4 38 (30.65%) Solaris
5 19 (15.32%) CentOS
6 12 (9.68%) SUSE
7 11 (8.87%) Ubuntu
8 9 (7.26%) AIX
8 9 (7.26%) HPUX
9 8 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (4.84%) Fedora
11 5 (4.03%) Debian
12 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
13 3 (2.42%) VMS
14 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.81%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.81%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.32%) Migration
2 16 (12.90%) ITIL
3 13 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (8.87%) High Availability
5 9 (7.26%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (4.03%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.03%) TOGAF
9 4 (3.23%) Change Management
9 4 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (3.23%) MODAF
9 4 (3.23%) SOA
10 3 (2.42%) Project Management
10 3 (2.42%) Data Management
10 3 (2.42%) CMMI
10 3 (2.42%) Workflow
10 3 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.58%) Perl
2 24 (19.35%) Bash Shell
3 17 (13.71%) Java
4 16 (12.90%) Python
5 14 (11.29%) Ruby
6 13 (10.48%) SQL
7 11 (8.87%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.65%) VB
8 7 (5.65%) PHP
9 5 (4.03%) AWK
9 5 (4.03%) sed
10 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.23%) VBScript
11 2 (1.61%) C-shell
11 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.61%) C
12 1 (0.81%) Lisp
12 1 (0.81%) C#
12 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.29%) DV Cleared
3 12 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.26%) RHCE
5 8 (6.45%) Degree
6 6 (4.84%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.42%) OCP
7 3 (2.42%) OCA
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.81%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (12.90%) VMware ESX
3 11 (8.87%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (7.26%) KVM
5 8 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (4.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (4.84%) Xen
7 5 (4.03%) NFS
7 5 (4.03%) XenServer
7 5 (4.03%) vSphere
7 5 (4.03%) vCloud
8 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
9 2 (1.61%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.81%) Squid
10 1 (0.81%) Snort
10 1 (0.81%) qmail
10 1 (0.81%) Postfix
10 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (20.16%) Puppet
2 7 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.03%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.03%) Nagios
4 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (3.23%) SCCM
5 3 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.42%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.61%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.61%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.61%) Control-M
7 1 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.81%) Nessus
7 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.81%) SCOM
7 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.81%) YUM
7 1 (0.81%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 110 (88.71%) Red Hat
2 50 (40.32%) Oracle
3 37 (29.84%) VMware
4 23 (18.55%) HP
5 15 (12.10%) Veritas
6 13 (10.48%) JBoss
7 10 (8.06%) Sun
8 8 (6.45%) Cisco
8 8 (6.45%) EMC
9 7 (5.65%) NetApp
9 7 (5.65%) Infoblox
10 6 (4.84%) IBM
10 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.84%) Citrix
11 4 (3.23%) Nimsoft
11 4 (3.23%) Aveksa
11 4 (3.23%) PlateSpin
11 4 (3.23%) Sybase
11 4 (3.23%) Software AG
11 4 (3.23%) CA
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