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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 108 89 120
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 29 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 1.35% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.60% 5.27% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -23.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
805 607 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.31% 25.53% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 227 353
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £159 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 119 141
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.47 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -14.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £38.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 23 £400 +24.51% 1
Essex -2 3 - -
Bedfordshire -24 2 £443 +76.11% 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 57 (86.36%) Linux
2 52 (78.79%) Red Hat
3 33 (50.00%) Windows
4 31 (46.97%) Oracle
5 21 (31.82%) IBM
6 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
7 18 (27.27%) Finance
8 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
8 17 (25.76%) SQL
8 17 (25.76%) Apache
8 17 (25.76%) Oracle Database
9 16 (24.24%) Tomcat
9 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
9 16 (24.24%) HP
10 14 (21.21%) ITIL
11 13 (19.70%) IIS
12 12 (18.18%) UNIX
13 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (15.15%) Puppet
14 10 (15.15%) MySQL
14 10 (15.15%) JBoss
14 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
15 9 (13.64%) Nagios
15 9 (13.64%) webMethods
15 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
15 9 (13.64%) DHCP
15 9 (13.64%) DNS
15 9 (13.64%) RHCE
15 9 (13.64%) GlassFish
16 8 (12.12%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 17 (25.76%) Apache
2 16 (24.24%) Tomcat
3 13 (19.70%) IIS
4 9 (13.64%) GlassFish
5 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 6 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 6 (9.09%) MQSeries
6 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.52%) iPlanet
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.03%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.52%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) DHCP
1 9 (13.64%) DNS
2 6 (9.09%) HTTP
3 4 (6.06%) Firewall
4 3 (4.55%) LDAP
4 3 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (3.03%) NAS
5 2 (3.03%) SAN
5 2 (3.03%) Internet
5 2 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (1.52%) SSL
6 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle Database
2 10 (15.15%) MySQL
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.09%) DB2
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) VisualVM
2 2 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Retail
3 7 (10.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (22.73%) Administrator
3 10 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (15.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Delivery Project Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (7.58%) OSS Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) COM+
2 4 (6.06%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) Ajax
3 2 (3.03%) jQuery
3 2 (3.03%) RESTful
3 2 (3.03%) LAMP
3 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) Symfony
4 1 (1.52%) CakePHP
4 1 (1.52%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) PKI
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) DataPower
4 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (86.36%) Linux
2 33 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (18.18%) UNIX
4 8 (12.12%) CentOS
5 6 (9.09%) SUSE
5 6 (9.09%) AIX
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.52%) HPUX
7 1 (1.52%) VMS
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.61%) Migration
5 6 (9.09%) Web Development
5 6 (9.09%) Project Management
5 6 (9.09%) ERP
6 4 (6.06%) Data Security
7 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.03%) Market Research
8 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.52%) OO
9 1 (1.52%) CRM
9 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) Perl
3 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.06%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) RHCE
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.55%) OCP
4 2 (3.03%) RHCA
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (6.06%) XenApp
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.55%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) Puppet
2 9 (13.64%) Nagios
3 8 (12.12%) SCOM
4 6 (9.09%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (7.58%) Opsview
6 4 (6.06%) WSUS
6 4 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (4.55%) SCCM
8 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 52 (78.79%) Red Hat
2 31 (46.97%) Oracle
3 21 (31.82%) IBM
4 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
5 16 (24.24%) HP
6 10 (15.15%) JBoss
7 9 (13.64%) webMethods
8 8 (12.12%) Sun
9 7 (10.61%) SAP
10 6 (9.09%) VMware
10 6 (9.09%) Dell
11 5 (7.58%) Splunk
12 4 (6.06%) Symantec
12 4 (6.06%) EMC
12 4 (6.06%) Citrix
13 3 (4.55%) Software AG
13 3 (4.55%) NetApp
14 2 (3.03%) Rackspace
14 2 (3.03%) Nokia
15 1 (1.52%) Cisco
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