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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 111 123 95
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 19 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.49% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 1.98% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
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£375 £450 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +37.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+3.79% -
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
607 656 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.84% 24.95% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 316 251
Average daily rate £350 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 100 107
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 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 3 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 +9 12 £325 -27.77% 6
Hertfordshire +5 4 £375 - 3
Essex +14 2 £575 - 1
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 3 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 47 (97.92%) Linux
2 31 (64.58%) VMware
3 28 (58.33%) Windows
3 28 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (33.33%) CentOS
6 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.17%) HP
7 14 (29.17%) Oracle
8 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 12 (25.00%) DNS
10 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (20.83%) Citrix
11 10 (20.83%) UNIX
12 9 (18.75%) DHCP
12 9 (18.75%) Clustering
13 8 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (16.67%) SQL
13 8 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
13 8 (16.67%) vSphere
13 8 (16.67%) Puppet
13 8 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
14 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
14 7 (14.58%) Mac OS X
14 7 (14.58%) SAN
14 7 (14.58%) Cisco
14 7 (14.58%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Lync
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Tridion
1 1 (2.08%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) DNS
2 9 (18.75%) DHCP
3 7 (14.58%) SAN
4 6 (12.50%) Firewall
4 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.33%) VPN
5 4 (8.33%) LDAP
5 4 (8.33%) LAN
5 4 (8.33%) WAN
6 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.17%) NAS
7 2 (4.17%) SSH
7 2 (4.17%) Internet
7 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.08%) HTTP
8 1 (2.08%) VoIP
8 1 (2.08%) ISDN
8 1 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.08%) MS Access
2 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Administrator
2 10 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 7 (14.58%) Customer Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Customer Support Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Support
7 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) OSS Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) SOAP
2 3 (6.25%) MSMQ
2 3 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Clustering
2 6 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) PKI
3 3 (6.25%) Online Games
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 47 (97.92%) Linux
2 28 (58.33%) Windows
3 16 (33.33%) CentOS
4 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (20.83%) UNIX
7 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (14.58%) Mac OS X
9 5 (10.42%) VMS
10 4 (8.33%) Debian
11 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (6.25%) Solaris
12 2 (4.17%) AIX
12 2 (4.17%) FreeBSD
12 2 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
12 2 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
13 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.25%) Workflow
4 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.17%) Project Management
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL
5 2 (4.17%) CRM
5 2 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.08%) DevOps
6 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) Korn
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
7 1 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (10.42%) MCSE
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) VCP4
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.67%) vSphere
4 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.33%) XenApp
7 3 (6.25%) vCloud
7 3 (6.25%) NFS
8 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.08%) Firmware
9 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) Nagios
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) VMware
2 28 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.17%) HP
4 14 (29.17%) Oracle
5 10 (20.83%) Citrix
6 7 (14.58%) Cisco
7 5 (10.42%) NetApp
7 5 (10.42%) Dell
8 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.25%) McAfee
8 3 (6.25%) Clearswift
9 2 (4.17%) Brocade
9 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.08%) Tealeaf
10 1 (2.08%) Spiceworks
10 1 (2.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (2.08%) BT
10 1 (2.08%) Sophos
10 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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