The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 112 125 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -34
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 26 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.62% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 2.50% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 14
Average daily rate
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£431 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £247 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £400 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
699 759 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.10% 24.80% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 404 225
Average daily rate £350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 128 109
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.18 £35.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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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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
Essex +15 13 £431 -
Hertfordshire +10 8 £385 +250.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -16 3 £340 -15.00% 5
Bedfordshire +11 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £650 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 71 (93.42%) Linux
2 46 (60.53%) Red Hat
3 24 (31.58%) Puppet
4 21 (27.63%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (27.63%) DevOps
4 21 (27.63%) UNIX
5 20 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (23.68%) Jenkins
8 14 (18.42%) Ruby
8 14 (18.42%) Debian
8 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
9 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
9 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.47%) DNS
10 11 (14.47%) Windows
10 11 (14.47%) VMware
10 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (13.16%) ITIL
11 10 (13.16%) IIS
11 10 (13.16%) Java
11 10 (13.16%) Apache
11 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
12 9 (11.84%) Web Services
12 9 (11.84%) HTML
12 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.84%) Open Source
12 9 (11.84%) HTML5
13 8 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (10.53%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.16%) IIS
2 10 (13.16%) Apache
3 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.63%) Drupal
5 2 (2.63%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.63%) JBoss
6 1 (1.32%) Zope
6 1 (1.32%) Plone
6 1 (1.32%) Node.js
6 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Tridion
2 2 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Office 365
3 2 (2.63%) IaaS
3 2 (2.63%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) DNS
2 8 (10.53%) DHCP
3 7 (9.21%) LAN
3 7 (9.21%) WAN
3 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.89%) LDAP
5 5 (6.58%) HTTP
6 4 (5.26%) Internet
6 4 (5.26%) Firewall
7 3 (3.95%) SSL
7 3 (3.95%) SAN
8 2 (2.63%) SMTP
8 2 (2.63%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.32%) NAS
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) MySQL
3 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.63%) DB2
6 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.58%) Subversion
4 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.63%) Ant
6 1 (1.32%) GitLab
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Law
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Administrator
2 27 (35.53%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (32.89%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 19 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
11 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
11 2 (2.63%) UNIX Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 2 (2.63%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) HTML
1 9 (11.84%) Web Services
1 9 (11.84%) HTML5
2 8 (10.53%) REST
2 8 (10.53%) JSON
2 8 (10.53%) Ajax
3 7 (9.21%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (9.21%) Django
3 7 (9.21%) Play Framework
3 7 (9.21%) CSS3
3 7 (9.21%) CSS
4 4 (5.26%) Middleware
5 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.63%) .NET
5 2 (2.63%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.32%) Sensu
6 1 (1.32%) ODBC
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Clustering
2 4 (5.26%) Statistics
2 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (93.42%) Linux
2 21 (27.63%) UNIX
3 14 (18.42%) Debian
4 11 (14.47%) Windows
5 5 (6.58%) AIX
5 5 (6.58%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.26%) CentOS
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.63%) zOS
8 2 (2.63%) VMS
8 2 (2.63%) Solaris
9 1 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) DevOps
2 20 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.16%) ITIL
6 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.84%) Open Source
7 8 (10.53%) Project Management
8 7 (9.21%) Data Security
8 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (6.58%) Migration
9 5 (6.58%) Scrum
10 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.26%) SOA
10 4 (5.26%) Web Design
11 3 (3.95%) Coaching
11 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) Ruby
2 10 (13.16%) Java
3 8 (10.53%) Python
3 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.21%) Scala
5 5 (6.58%) SQL
6 4 (5.26%) Perl
7 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.63%) Korn
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) RHCE
2 4 (5.26%) RHCA
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) Terminal Server
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.89%) vSphere
3 3 (3.95%) XenApp
4 2 (2.63%) NFS
4 2 (2.63%) Samba
4 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.63%) iptables
5 1 (1.32%) vCloud
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.32%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (31.58%) Puppet
2 21 (27.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (1.32%) logstash
4 1 (1.32%) Opsview
4 1 (1.32%) Graphite
4 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.32%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 46 (60.53%) Red Hat
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.47%) VMware
4 7 (9.21%) WSO2
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco
6 5 (6.58%) IBM
6 5 (6.58%) NetApp
7 3 (3.95%) HP
7 3 (3.95%) Citrix
8 2 (2.63%) hybris
9 1 (1.32%) Tealeaf
9 1 (1.32%) Imperva
9 1 (1.32%) Symantec
9 1 (1.32%) Veritas
9 1 (1.32%) Sun