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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 157 149 130
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 39 53 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.80% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.08% 3.72% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 49
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £356 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
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
1267 1423 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.67% 21.40% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 990 978
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 £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 112 (96.55%) Linux
2 86 (74.14%) Red Hat
3 41 (35.34%) UNIX
4 40 (34.48%) Finance
5 35 (30.17%) Windows
5 35 (30.17%) Solaris
6 34 (29.31%) Oracle
7 31 (26.72%) VMware
8 30 (25.86%) Banking
9 27 (23.28%) SAN
10 25 (21.55%) Perl
11 24 (20.69%) Puppet
12 23 (19.83%) SQL
13 22 (18.97%) Java
13 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (18.10%) CentOS
14 21 (18.10%) Python
15 20 (17.24%) EMC
15 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
15 20 (17.24%) Replication
16 19 (16.38%) Ubuntu
17 18 (15.52%) Ruby
17 18 (15.52%) Shell Script
17 18 (15.52%) Bash Shell
18 17 (14.66%) Git (software)
18 17 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (14.66%) Jenkins
18 17 (14.66%) Sybase
19 16 (13.79%) Tomcat
19 16 (13.79%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 14 (12.07%) Apache
3 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.03%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.03%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.17%) JBoss
5 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.45%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.72%) IIS
8 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.86%) Documentum
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Office
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.86%) Route 53
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.86%) ElastiCache
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.28%) SAN
2 16 (13.79%) DNS
3 8 (6.90%) Firewall
4 7 (6.03%) HTTP
4 7 (6.03%) NAS
5 6 (5.17%) DHCP
6 5 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.45%) FTP
7 4 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.45%) VLAN
7 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.45%) Internet
8 3 (2.59%) LDAP
8 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.59%) SSL
9 2 (1.72%) VPN
9 2 (1.72%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.72%) Multicast
10 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) MySQL
2 13 (11.21%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.76%) Sybase ASE
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.45%) DB2
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.72%) Redis
10 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.86%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Git (software)
1 17 (14.66%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.76%) Maven
3 6 (5.17%) Selenium
4 1 (0.86%) jMock
4 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.86%) JIRA
4 1 (0.86%) Ant
4 1 (0.86%) JUnit
4 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.86%) Subversion
4 1 (0.86%) Grunt
4 1 (0.86%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.86%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.86%) Behat
4 1 (0.86%) Gradle
General
1 40 (34.48%) Finance
2 30 (25.86%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Front Office
5 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (13.79%) Analyst
2 15 (12.93%) Administrator
3 14 (12.07%) DBA
4 12 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.62%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Sybase DBA
7 6 (5.17%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (5.17%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (5.17%) Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Server Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.79%) Middleware
2 10 (8.62%) LAMP
3 9 (7.76%) .NET
4 5 (4.31%) Web Services
4 5 (4.31%) XML
4 5 (4.31%) MCollective
5 3 (2.59%) Java EE
6 2 (1.72%) JSON
6 2 (1.72%) Django
6 2 (1.72%) JMS
6 2 (1.72%) HTML
7 1 (0.86%) JTA
7 1 (0.86%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.86%) JTS
7 1 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.86%) XSLT
7 1 (0.86%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.86%) Kohana
7 1 (0.86%) YAML
7 1 (0.86%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Replication
2 10 (8.62%) Clustering
3 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) Open Source
5 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.59%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.59%) Symmetrix
7 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.72%) Wiki
8 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.86%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.86%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.86%) Derivative
8 1 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 112 (96.55%) Linux
2 41 (35.34%) UNIX
3 35 (30.17%) Windows
3 35 (30.17%) Solaris
4 21 (18.10%) CentOS
5 19 (16.38%) Ubuntu
6 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.45%) SUSE
8 4 (3.45%) Debian
8 4 (3.45%) AIX
8 4 (3.45%) VMS
8 4 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.59%) Fedora
10 2 (1.72%) HPUX
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (13.79%) DevOps
3 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 12 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (8.62%) Migration
6 9 (7.76%) ITIL
7 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.17%) Performance Testing
9 5 (4.31%) Kanban
9 5 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.31%) Project Management
9 5 (4.31%) Change Management
10 4 (3.45%) OO
10 4 (3.45%) Database Tuning
11 3 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.59%) Build Automation
11 3 (2.59%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.55%) Perl
2 23 (19.83%) SQL
3 22 (18.97%) Java
4 21 (18.10%) Python
5 18 (15.52%) Shell Script
5 18 (15.52%) Ruby
5 18 (15.52%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.03%) PHP
7 6 (5.17%) C++
8 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.59%) Korn
9 3 (2.59%) C
10 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.86%) VB
11 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.86%) Jython
11 1 (0.86%) C-shell
11 1 (0.86%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.31%) MCSE
5 3 (2.59%) RHCE
5 3 (2.59%) RHCT
5 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.59%) MCITP
5 3 (2.59%) CCNA
6 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) CCIE
6 2 (1.72%) CCNP
7 1 (0.86%) MCT
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.86%) NCDA
System Software
1 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.48%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.76%) XenApp
4 7 (6.03%) NFS
5 6 (5.17%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.45%) Veritas File System
7 4 (3.45%) Platform Symphony
8 3 (2.59%) KVM
8 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.59%) RHEV
9 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.86%) Postfix
10 1 (0.86%) Squid
10 1 (0.86%) Xen
10 1 (0.86%) Firmware
10 1 (0.86%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 24 (20.69%) Puppet
2 8 (6.90%) Control-M
2 8 (6.90%) Nagios
3 7 (6.03%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (5.17%) Cobbler
4 6 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.17%) Ansible
4 6 (5.17%) Data Guard
5 4 (3.45%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.45%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.45%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.59%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (2.59%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.72%) OpenView
7 2 (1.72%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (74.14%) Red Hat
2 34 (29.31%) Oracle
3 31 (26.72%) VMware
4 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 20 (17.24%) EMC
5 17 (14.66%) Sybase
6 16 (13.79%) HP
7 10 (8.62%) IBM
8 9 (7.76%) Citrix
9 8 (6.90%) Hitachi
10 7 (6.03%) Sun
10 7 (6.03%) Veritas
11 6 (5.17%) DataSynapse
11 6 (5.17%) Cisco
11 6 (5.17%) NetApp
12 5 (4.31%) Symantec
13 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.59%) Sophos
14 3 (2.59%) BMC
15 2 (1.72%) TIBCO