The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 22 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 East of England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 116 87 122
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +35
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 26 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 1.42% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.37% 5.48% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
772 621 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.38% 26.01% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 240 353
Average daily rate £275 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 116 136
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.93 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 20 £400 +24.51% 2
Essex - 4 £450 -
Bedfordshire -17 2 - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 54 (85.71%) Linux
2 52 (82.54%) Red Hat
3 35 (55.56%) Windows
4 31 (49.21%) Oracle
5 19 (30.16%) IBM
5 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
6 18 (28.57%) Apache
6 18 (28.57%) Finance
7 17 (26.98%) Tomcat
7 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
7 17 (26.98%) SQL
7 17 (26.98%) Oracle Database
8 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
9 14 (22.22%) HP
9 14 (22.22%) ITIL
10 13 (20.63%) UNIX
10 13 (20.63%) IIS
11 12 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (15.87%) MySQL
12 10 (15.87%) JBoss
12 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
13 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 9 (14.29%) DHCP
13 9 (14.29%) DNS
13 9 (14.29%) RHCE
13 9 (14.29%) webMethods
13 9 (14.29%) GlassFish
13 9 (14.29%) SCOM
14 8 (12.70%) CentOS
14 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2012

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (28.57%) Apache
2 17 (26.98%) Tomcat
3 13 (20.63%) IIS
4 9 (14.29%) GlassFish
5 6 (9.52%) WebSphere
5 6 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
5 6 (9.52%) MQSeries
6 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.59%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.59%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.59%) Node.js
7 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) DHCP
1 9 (14.29%) DNS
2 6 (9.52%) HTTP
3 4 (6.35%) Firewall
4 3 (4.76%) LDAP
5 2 (3.17%) NAS
5 2 (3.17%) SAN
5 2 (3.17%) Internet
5 2 (3.17%) LAN
5 2 (3.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) SSL
6 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle Database
2 10 (15.87%) MySQL
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.52%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) VisualVM
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (22.22%) Administrator
2 7 (11.11%) Consultant
2 7 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Technical Services Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Service Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Technical Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Delivery Project Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.94%) OSS Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) COM+
2 4 (6.35%) XML
2 4 (6.35%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) jQuery
3 2 (3.17%) RESTful
3 2 (3.17%) Ajax
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) SOAP
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) Symfony
4 1 (1.59%) CakePHP
4 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) PKI
2 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) DataPower
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.59%) AS400
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (85.71%) Linux
2 35 (55.56%) Windows
3 13 (20.63%) UNIX
4 8 (12.70%) CentOS
5 6 (9.52%) SUSE
5 6 (9.52%) AIX
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) HPUX
7 1 (1.59%) VMS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 12 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
4 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.11%) Migration
5 6 (9.52%) Web Development
5 6 (9.52%) Project Management
5 6 (9.52%) ERP
6 3 (4.76%) Data Security
6 3 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.59%) OO
8 1 (1.59%) CRM
8 1 (1.59%) Validation
8 1 (1.59%) BCP
8 1 (1.59%) E-business
8 1 (1.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) Java
2 4 (6.35%) Perl
3 3 (4.76%) PHP
3 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) RHCE
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.76%) OCP
3 3 (4.76%) RHCA
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MCITP
4 1 (1.59%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (6.35%) XenApp
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.76%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.59%) Samba
5 1 (1.59%) XenServer
5 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.59%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCOM
2 7 (11.11%) Nagios
3 6 (9.52%) NSN NetAct
3 6 (9.52%) Opsview
3 6 (9.52%) Puppet
4 4 (6.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (6.35%) WSUS
4 4 (6.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (4.76%) SCCM
6 1 (1.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.59%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.59%) collectd
Vendors
1 52 (82.54%) Red Hat
2 31 (49.21%) Oracle
3 19 (30.16%) IBM
3 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.22%) HP
5 10 (15.87%) JBoss
6 9 (14.29%) webMethods
7 8 (12.70%) Sun
8 7 (11.11%) SAP
8 7 (11.11%) VMware
9 6 (9.52%) Dell
10 5 (7.94%) Citrix
10 5 (7.94%) Splunk
11 4 (6.35%) Symantec
11 4 (6.35%) EMC
12 3 (4.76%) Software AG
12 3 (4.76%) NetApp
12 3 (4.76%) Rackspace
13 2 (3.17%) Nokia
14 1 (1.59%) Cisco
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