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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 98 110 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 29 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 0.99% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.52% 4.37% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.09 £36.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +2.11%
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
642 664 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.08% 22.63% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 305 240
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 91 120
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Cambridgeshire +15 17 £325 -18.75% 2
Hertfordshire -2 7 £375 - 1
Essex +3 4 £575 +15.00% 1
Norfolk - 1 £388 -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 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 31 March 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 59 (96.72%) Linux
2 38 (62.30%) Red Hat
3 31 (50.82%) VMware
4 28 (45.90%) Windows
5 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
7 16 (26.23%) Oracle
7 16 (26.23%) CentOS
8 15 (24.59%) DNS
9 14 (22.95%) Debian
10 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
10 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
11 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
11 12 (19.67%) UNIX
12 11 (18.03%) HP
12 11 (18.03%) DHCP
12 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.39%) vSphere
13 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (16.39%) Citrix
13 10 (16.39%) IIS
14 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (14.75%) Clustering
14 9 (14.75%) LDAP
14 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
14 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
14 9 (14.75%) NSN NetAct
15 8 (13.11%) Network Load Balancing
15 8 (13.11%) SQL
15 8 (13.11%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (16.39%) IIS
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.84%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.28%) JBoss
7 2 (3.28%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.28%) Lync
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.64%) Apache
8 1 (1.64%) Zope
8 1 (1.64%) Plone
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.28%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) DHCP
3 9 (14.75%) LDAP
4 7 (11.48%) SAN
5 6 (9.84%) Firewall
6 4 (6.56%) VPN
7 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.92%) BIG-IP
7 3 (4.92%) LAN
7 3 (4.92%) WAN
7 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.92%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.28%) SSH
8 2 (3.28%) NAS
8 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.28%) Internet
9 1 (1.64%) VLAN
9 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.64%) HTTP
9 1 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Administrator
2 12 (19.67%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (13.11%) Customer Support Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Customer Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Desktop Support
6 7 (11.48%) Support Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.20%) Architect
8 5 (8.20%) Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Desktop Support
9 3 (4.92%) OSS Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) SOAP
2 3 (4.92%) MSMQ
2 3 (4.92%) REST
3 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Clustering
2 6 (9.84%) Replication
3 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.92%) PKI
3 3 (4.92%) Online Games
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (96.72%) Linux
2 28 (45.90%) Windows
3 16 (26.23%) CentOS
4 14 (22.95%) Debian
5 12 (19.67%) UNIX
6 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (11.48%) Mac OS X
9 5 (8.20%) VMS
10 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (6.56%) AIX
11 3 (4.92%) Solaris
11 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
12 2 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (3.28%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (3.28%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (13.11%) Network Load Balancing
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Project Management
3 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.92%) Workflow
5 3 (4.92%) Migration
5 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.28%) CRM
6 2 (3.28%) High Availability
7 1 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.64%) DevOps
7 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.64%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.11%) SQL
3 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.56%) Korn
5 4 (6.56%) Perl
6 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.28%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) Java
7 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.28%) MCSE
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.39%) vSphere
4 7 (11.48%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (9.84%) Terminal Server
5 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.56%) XenApp
6 4 (6.56%) vCloud
6 4 (6.56%) NFS
7 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.64%) Samba
8 1 (1.64%) Firmware
8 1 (1.64%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (11.48%) Puppet
3 4 (6.56%) SCCM
3 4 (6.56%) SCOM
4 3 (4.92%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (4.92%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.92%) Nagios
5 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Red Hat
2 31 (50.82%) VMware
3 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.23%) Oracle
5 11 (18.03%) HP
6 10 (16.39%) Citrix
7 7 (11.48%) Cisco
8 5 (8.20%) NetApp
8 5 (8.20%) Dell
9 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.92%) McAfee
9 3 (4.92%) Clearswift
10 2 (3.28%) Brocade
10 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.28%) Tealeaf
10 2 (3.28%) IBM
11 1 (1.64%) SAP
11 1 (1.64%) Nokia
11 1 (1.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks