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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 144 136 140
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 62 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.60% 4.71% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £90.00 £23.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+278.54% -13.54%
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
1349 1593 1384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.17% 22.41% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 1102 965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 81 72
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £18.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £25.00 £24.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 133 (95.68%) Linux
2 108 (77.70%) Red Hat
3 55 (39.57%) Finance
4 51 (36.69%) Oracle
5 47 (33.81%) UNIX
6 45 (32.37%) Windows
7 42 (30.22%) Banking
8 39 (28.06%) SQL
9 35 (25.18%) Solaris
10 30 (21.58%) Perl
11 29 (20.86%) VMware
12 28 (20.14%) Java
12 28 (20.14%) SAN
13 27 (19.42%) Python
14 26 (18.71%) Bash Shell
15 25 (17.99%) CentOS
16 24 (17.27%) Puppet
17 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
17 22 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (15.11%) Shell Script
19 20 (14.39%) Middleware
19 20 (14.39%) Replication
19 20 (14.39%) Ubuntu
20 19 (13.67%) Ruby
20 19 (13.67%) MySQL
21 18 (12.95%) Sybase
21 18 (12.95%) EMC
22 17 (12.23%) DNS
22 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
22 17 (12.23%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (10.79%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.07%) WebSphere
3 13 (9.35%) Apache
4 10 (7.19%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.04%) JBoss
5 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
5 7 (5.04%) OpenStack
6 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.60%) IIS
8 3 (2.16%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.16%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (2.16%) Confluence
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.44%) nginx
9 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.72%) Documentum
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.16%) MS Office
2 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.72%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.14%) SAN
2 17 (12.23%) DNS
3 12 (8.63%) Firewall
4 11 (7.91%) HTTP
5 8 (5.76%) LDAP
5 8 (5.76%) NAS
6 7 (5.04%) DHCP
7 6 (4.32%) Internet
8 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.88%) FTP
9 4 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.88%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.88%) Multicast
9 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.88%) VLAN
9 4 (2.88%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.16%) SSH
10 3 (2.16%) SSL
11 2 (1.44%) X.509
11 2 (1.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) MySQL
2 14 (10.07%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.47%) Sybase ASE
4 8 (5.76%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.60%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.88%) DB2
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.44%) Redis
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.79%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.47%) Maven
4 4 (2.88%) Selenium
5 3 (2.16%) JIRA
6 2 (1.44%) jMock
6 2 (1.44%) JUnit
6 2 (1.44%) Subversion
6 2 (1.44%) FishEye
7 1 (0.72%) Behat
7 1 (0.72%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.72%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.72%) Ant
7 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 55 (39.57%) Finance
2 42 (30.22%) Banking
3 15 (10.79%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.19%) Front Office
5 3 (2.16%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.16%) Advertising
5 3 (2.16%) French Language
5 3 (2.16%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (17.27%) Analyst
2 18 (12.95%) Administrator
3 13 (9.35%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (8.63%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) DBA
4 12 (8.63%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (7.19%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Applications Support
6 8 (5.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.76%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Sybase DBA
6 8 (5.76%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (5.04%) Support Specialist
7 7 (5.04%) Developer
7 7 (5.04%) Consultant
8 6 (4.32%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.32%) UNIX Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.39%) Middleware
2 10 (7.19%) .NET
2 10 (7.19%) XML
3 9 (6.47%) LAMP
4 7 (5.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (5.04%) MCollective
5 6 (4.32%) JSON
5 6 (4.32%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (4.32%) Web Services
6 4 (2.88%) HTML
6 4 (2.88%) JMS
6 4 (2.88%) Java EE
6 4 (2.88%) Django
7 3 (2.16%) Spring
8 2 (1.44%) JTA
8 2 (1.44%) JTS
8 2 (1.44%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.44%) FIXML
8 2 (1.44%) XSLT
8 2 (1.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Replication
2 11 (7.91%) Clustering
3 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.32%) Open Source
5 5 (3.60%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.88%) Wiki
6 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.88%) Kindle
6 4 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.16%) CLARiiON
7 3 (2.16%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.44%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.44%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.44%) Derivative
9 1 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.72%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 133 (95.68%) Linux
2 47 (33.81%) UNIX
3 45 (32.37%) Windows
4 35 (25.18%) Solaris
5 25 (17.99%) CentOS
6 20 (14.39%) Ubuntu
7 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.88%) VMS
9 4 (2.88%) AIX
10 3 (2.16%) Debian
10 3 (2.16%) Fedora
10 3 (2.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.44%) HPUX
12 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.72%) SUSE
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.51%) DevOps
2 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (10.07%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (10.07%) Migration
4 11 (7.91%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.47%) Load Balancing
6 8 (5.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (5.76%) ITIL
7 6 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.32%) Performance Testing
8 5 (3.60%) Web Development
8 5 (3.60%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (3.60%) Change Control
8 5 (3.60%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (3.60%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.60%) Build Automation
8 5 (3.60%) Project Management
8 5 (3.60%) Change Management
9 4 (2.88%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.06%) SQL
2 30 (21.58%) Perl
3 28 (20.14%) Java
4 27 (19.42%) Python
5 26 (18.71%) Bash Shell
6 21 (15.11%) Shell Script
7 19 (13.67%) Ruby
8 8 (5.76%) PHP
9 6 (4.32%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.32%) C++
10 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.88%) Korn
12 3 (2.16%) C
12 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.44%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.44%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.44%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.72%) XPath
14 1 (0.72%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.60%) MCSE
3 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.88%) CCNA
4 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.88%) MCITP
5 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) RHCE
5 3 (2.16%) RHCT
6 1 (0.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) MCT
6 1 (0.72%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.07%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.47%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (6.47%) XenApp
4 7 (5.04%) NFS
5 6 (4.32%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.88%) Veritas File System
6 4 (2.88%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.88%) Platform Symphony
7 3 (2.16%) KVM
7 3 (2.16%) RHEV
7 3 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.72%) Postfix
8 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.72%) Varnish
8 1 (0.72%) Squid
8 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (17.27%) Puppet
2 12 (8.63%) Tivoli
2 12 (8.63%) Nagios
3 8 (5.76%) Control-M
4 7 (5.04%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (3.60%) Cobbler
5 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.60%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (3.60%) Ansible
6 4 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.88%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.88%) Data Guard
6 4 (2.88%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (2.16%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (2.16%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (2.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.44%) YUM
8 2 (1.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 108 (77.70%) Red Hat
2 51 (36.69%) Oracle
3 29 (20.86%) VMware
4 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
5 18 (12.95%) Sybase
5 18 (12.95%) EMC
6 15 (10.79%) HP
7 10 (7.19%) IBM
7 10 (7.19%) Citrix
8 9 (6.47%) Cisco
8 9 (6.47%) Veritas
9 8 (5.76%) NetApp
9 8 (5.76%) Hitachi
10 7 (5.04%) Sun
10 7 (5.04%) Symantec
11 6 (4.32%) DataSynapse
12 4 (2.88%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.88%) Hyperion
12 4 (2.88%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.16%) Sophos
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