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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 140 92 121
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +29
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 17 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 1.35% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.21% 5.32% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 8
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£400 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £389 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +19.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £36.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+172.10% +17.60%
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
768 602 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.74% 25.47% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 235 360
Average daily rate £350 £280 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £141 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 115 142
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.53 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 +9 12 £400 +14.28% 5
Essex -10 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire -21 1 £443 +76.11%
Hertfordshire -34 1 £110 -68.57% 3
Suffolk - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 42 (80.77%) Linux
2 38 (73.08%) Red Hat
3 24 (46.15%) Windows
4 19 (36.54%) Oracle
5 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
6 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
6 15 (28.85%) IBM
7 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (25.00%) SQL
7 13 (25.00%) Apache
8 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
8 10 (19.23%) JBoss
8 10 (19.23%) Finance
8 10 (19.23%) Puppet
9 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
9 9 (17.31%) GlassFish
9 9 (17.31%) Nagios
9 9 (17.31%) webMethods
9 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
9 9 (17.31%) HP
10 8 (15.38%) DHCP
10 8 (15.38%) DNS
10 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (13.46%) IBM SmartCloud
11 7 (13.46%) MySQL
11 7 (13.46%) IIS
12 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
12 6 (11.54%) COM+
12 6 (11.54%) ITIL
12 6 (11.54%) RHCE

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (25.00%) Apache
2 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
3 9 (17.31%) GlassFish
4 7 (13.46%) IIS
5 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
6 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) DHCP
1 8 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) LDAP
4 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) MPLS
5 1 (1.92%) SAN
5 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.92%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
3 7 (13.46%) MySQL
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.92%) MS Access
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) VisualVM
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (25.00%) Administrator
3 9 (17.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 9 (17.31%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) OSS Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Wintel Support
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Web Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) DBA
9 1 (1.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) COM+
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) LAMP
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) jQuery
3 2 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) RESTful
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) Ajax
4 1 (1.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) PKI
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.77%) DataPower
4 2 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) Handset
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Linux
2 24 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX
4 4 (7.69%) CentOS
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) HPUX
7 1 (1.92%) Solaris
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL
3 4 (7.69%) Data Security
3 4 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (5.77%) ERP
5 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.85%) Market Research
6 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.92%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.92%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.92%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.92%) BCP
6 1 (1.92%) E-business
6 1 (1.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Perl
2 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.92%) VBA
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) RHCE
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.85%) RHCA
3 2 (3.85%) OCP
4 1 (1.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (5.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) XenApp
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Puppet
2 9 (17.31%) Nagios
3 6 (11.54%) NSN NetAct
4 5 (9.62%) Opsview
4 5 (9.62%) SCOM
5 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
6 3 (5.77%) WSUS
6 3 (5.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (5.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (3.85%) SCCM
8 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Red Hat
2 19 (36.54%) Oracle
3 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
4 15 (28.85%) IBM
5 10 (19.23%) JBoss
6 9 (17.31%) HP
6 9 (17.31%) webMethods
7 6 (11.54%) VMware
8 5 (9.62%) Splunk
9 4 (7.69%) Symantec
10 3 (5.77%) NetApp
10 3 (5.77%) EMC
10 3 (5.77%) Citrix
10 3 (5.77%) Software AG
10 3 (5.77%) SAP
11 2 (3.85%) Cisco
11 2 (3.85%) Nokia
12 1 (1.92%) Veritas
12 1 (1.92%) Sun
12 1 (1.92%) Sophos
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