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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 124 160 137
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 80 53 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 0.75% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.23% 3.65% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 39 61
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £341 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1285 1451 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.97% 20.40% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 984 980
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 83 90
Average hourly rate £18.46 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.56 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £54.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 134 (93.06%) Linux
2 121 (84.03%) Red Hat
3 68 (47.22%) Oracle
4 54 (37.50%) UNIX
5 49 (34.03%) Finance
6 45 (31.25%) SQL
7 40 (27.78%) Windows
8 38 (26.39%) Banking
9 37 (25.69%) Solaris
10 33 (22.92%) Perl
10 33 (22.92%) Bash Shell
11 30 (20.83%) Python
12 28 (19.44%) Puppet
13 23 (15.97%) Oracle Database
14 22 (15.28%) Java
14 22 (15.28%) Middleware
15 21 (14.58%) VMware
15 21 (14.58%) DevOps
16 20 (13.89%) CentOS
16 20 (13.89%) Migration
17 19 (13.19%) Shell Script
18 18 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
19 17 (11.81%) Ruby
20 16 (11.11%) Git (software)
20 16 (11.11%) ITIL
21 15 (10.42%) WebLogic
21 15 (10.42%) Tivoli
21 15 (10.42%) SAN
21 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
21 15 (10.42%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (10.42%) WebLogic
1 15 (10.42%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.03%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.33%) Apache
4 9 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.17%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.47%) Confluence
7 4 (2.78%) IIS
7 4 (2.78%) Moodle
8 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.69%) nginx
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.39%) RMDS
4 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.69%) Documaker
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.39%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) SAN
2 14 (9.72%) Firewall
3 11 (7.64%) SSH
4 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.56%) LDAP
6 7 (4.86%) HTTP
6 7 (4.86%) DNS
6 7 (4.86%) NAS
7 6 (4.17%) Internet
8 4 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.78%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.78%) Multicast
9 3 (2.08%) SSL
10 2 (1.39%) X.509
10 2 (1.39%) FTP
10 2 (1.39%) AMQP
10 2 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.69%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.97%) Oracle Database
2 13 (9.03%) MySQL
3 12 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (3.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (2.78%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.08%) DB2
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.69%) KDB
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.17%) Subversion
3 6 (4.17%) JIRA
4 4 (2.78%) Maven
5 3 (2.08%) JUnit
6 2 (1.39%) jMock
6 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.39%) FishEye
6 2 (1.39%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.69%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.69%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.69%) Behat
7 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.69%) Toad
7 1 (0.69%) JMeter
7 1 (0.69%) WebLOAD
General
1 49 (34.03%) Finance
2 38 (26.39%) Banking
3 15 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.86%) Front Office
5 5 (3.47%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.78%) Advertising
7 3 (2.08%) French Language
7 3 (2.08%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.39%) Games
8 2 (1.39%) Retail
8 2 (1.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Legal
9 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (18.06%) Administrator
2 20 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (10.42%) Analyst
5 13 (9.03%) DBA
5 13 (9.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.33%) Developer
7 11 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
9 8 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (5.56%) Architect
9 8 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.56%) Support Specialist
10 7 (4.86%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.86%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.17%) Sybase DBA
11 6 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.28%) Middleware
2 11 (7.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (6.25%) XML
3 9 (6.25%) JSON
4 6 (4.17%) HTML
4 6 (4.17%) MCollective
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (3.47%) Web Services
5 5 (3.47%) JMS
6 4 (2.78%) .NET
6 4 (2.78%) J2EE
6 4 (2.78%) CSS
6 4 (2.78%) Spring
6 4 (2.78%) Django
6 4 (2.78%) Regular Expression
7 3 (2.08%) Java EE
7 3 (2.08%) Rendezvous
7 3 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.39%) SOAP
8 2 (1.39%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Replication
2 12 (8.33%) Clustering
3 6 (4.17%) Open Source
4 5 (3.47%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.47%) Wiki
4 5 (3.47%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.78%) Kindle
5 4 (2.78%) Learning Management System
5 4 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.78%) E-Learning
6 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.39%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.39%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.39%) Symmetrix
7 2 (1.39%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.39%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 134 (93.06%) Linux
2 54 (37.50%) UNIX
3 40 (27.78%) Windows
4 37 (25.69%) Solaris
5 20 (13.89%) CentOS
6 15 (10.42%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (3.47%) AIX
8 5 (3.47%) Debian
9 4 (2.78%) Fedora
9 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.08%) VMS
10 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.08%) SUSE
11 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.69%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.58%) DevOps
2 20 (13.89%) Migration
3 16 (11.11%) ITIL
4 13 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.86%) Project Management
9 7 (4.86%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (4.17%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.47%) TDD
11 5 (3.47%) Scrum
11 5 (3.47%) OO
11 5 (3.47%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.47%) Performance Testing
11 5 (3.47%) High Availability
12 4 (2.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.25%) SQL
2 33 (22.92%) Perl
2 33 (22.92%) Bash Shell
3 30 (20.83%) Python
4 22 (15.28%) Java
5 19 (13.19%) Shell Script
6 17 (11.81%) Ruby
7 9 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.56%) PHP
9 6 (4.17%) sed
10 4 (2.78%) Korn
10 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.78%) C
10 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.08%) VB
11 3 (2.08%) C#
11 3 (2.08%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.39%) C-shell
12 2 (1.39%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) Degree
4 5 (3.47%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.08%) RHCE
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.39%) MCSE
6 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.69%) MCITP
7 1 (0.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.69%) CCNA
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 8 (5.56%) RHEV
4 6 (4.17%) KVM
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.78%) NFS
6 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.08%) Xen
7 3 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.39%) vCloud
8 2 (1.39%) XenServer
9 1 (0.69%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.69%) Varnish
9 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.69%) qmail
9 1 (0.69%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (19.44%) Puppet
2 15 (10.42%) Tivoli
3 8 (5.56%) Control-M
3 8 (5.56%) Nagios
4 7 (4.86%) Data Guard
5 5 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (3.47%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (3.47%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.78%) YUM
7 3 (2.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (2.08%) SCCM
8 2 (1.39%) SCOM
8 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.39%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 121 (84.03%) Red Hat
2 68 (47.22%) Oracle
3 21 (14.58%) VMware
4 14 (9.72%) HP
5 12 (8.33%) Sybase
6 10 (6.94%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.94%) Veritas
7 9 (6.25%) NetApp
8 8 (5.56%) Sun
8 8 (5.56%) EMC
9 7 (4.86%) Cisco
9 7 (4.86%) IBM
10 6 (4.17%) JBoss
10 6 (4.17%) BMC
11 5 (3.47%) CA
12 4 (2.78%) Hyperion
12 4 (2.78%) Citrix
12 4 (2.78%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.78%) Reuters
12 4 (2.78%) Symantec
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago