The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 187 184 193
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 642 590 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.17% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.60% 5.15% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 374 328
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £238 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.54 £150.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11464 11458 10838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.61% 22.67% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6868 6630 6201
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 882 1018 954
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £37.00
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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the England region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the England region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in 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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -4 298 £450 +0.89% 63
South East +3 140 £388 +1.97% 31
Yorkshire +14 78 £413 +17.85% 10
South West +1 32 £425 +30.76% 11
East of England +13 26 £431 +7.81% 6
North East -16 21 £425 +111.44%
East Midlands -9 20 £363 -15.20% 2
North West -57 16 £425 +21.42% 9
West Midlands -8 6 £300 +26.31%
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1139 (89.19%) Linux
2 943 (73.84%) Red Hat
3 401 (31.40%) Windows
4 389 (30.46%) Oracle
5 367 (28.74%) UNIX
6 356 (27.88%) VMware
7 335 (26.23%) Puppet
8 315 (24.67%) DevOps
9 283 (22.16%) Java
10 230 (18.01%) SQL
11 224 (17.54%) Perl
12 220 (17.23%) Finance
13 216 (16.91%) Python
13 216 (16.91%) Bash Shell
14 213 (16.68%) Jenkins
15 209 (16.37%) Opscode Chef
16 208 (16.29%) Apache
17 198 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 185 (14.49%) Configuration Management
19 181 (14.17%) SAN
20 179 (14.02%) Shell Script
20 179 (14.02%) Solaris
21 174 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
22 171 (13.39%) Microsoft
23 166 (13.00%) Firewall
23 166 (13.00%) Git (software)
24 165 (12.92%) Oracle Database
25 162 (12.69%) CentOS
26 161 (12.61%) Security Cleared
26 161 (12.61%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 208 (16.29%) Apache
2 138 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 114 (8.93%) JBoss
4 101 (7.91%) IIS
5 79 (6.19%) WebLogic
6 78 (6.11%) WebSphere
7 59 (4.62%) Confluence
8 37 (2.90%) SharePoint
9 35 (2.74%) nginx
10 33 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (2.58%) Node.js
11 25 (1.96%) MS Exchange
12 24 (1.88%) OpenStack
13 20 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 17 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
15 12 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (0.70%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.70%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 56 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.94%) MS Office
3 6 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.078%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Maximo
2 7 (0.55%) Magento
3 6 (0.47%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.47%) Tridion
3 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.31%) Endur
4 4 (0.31%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.078%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.078%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.078%) RMDS
6 1 (0.078%) Eikon
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 129 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (1.33%) IaaS
4 13 (1.02%) PaaS
5 11 (0.86%) GitHub
6 9 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.63%) Office 365
8 7 (0.55%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.55%) SaaS
9 6 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.31%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 2 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 181 (14.17%) SAN
2 166 (13.00%) Firewall
3 134 (10.49%) TCP/IP
4 129 (10.10%) DNS
5 106 (8.30%) LDAP
6 65 (5.09%) HTTP
7 61 (4.78%) Internet
8 60 (4.70%) NAS
9 50 (3.92%) SSL
10 49 (3.84%) DHCP
11 31 (2.43%) WAN
12 30 (2.35%) Network Security
13 28 (2.19%) LAN
14 25 (1.96%) IPsec
14 25 (1.96%) SSH
15 22 (1.72%) BGP
16 20 (1.57%) SNMP
17 19 (1.49%) IPv6
18 17 (1.33%) VPN
18 17 (1.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (12.92%) Oracle Database
2 158 (12.37%) MySQL
3 130 (10.18%) SQL Server
4 95 (7.44%) MongoDB
5 75 (5.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 73 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 39 (3.05%) RDBMS
9 37 (2.90%) NoSQL
10 31 (2.43%) Redis
10 31 (2.43%) Oracle Database 12c
10 31 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 31 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
10 31 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 30 (2.35%) CouchDB
12 23 (1.80%) Sybase ASE
13 19 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.17%) Big Data
14 15 (1.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 213 (16.68%) Jenkins
2 166 (13.00%) Git (software)
3 93 (7.28%) JIRA
4 72 (5.64%) Subversion
5 63 (4.93%) Maven
6 37 (2.90%) Ant
7 34 (2.66%) TeamCity
8 26 (2.04%) Mercurial
9 25 (1.96%) Gradle
10 23 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (1.72%) Hudson
12 18 (1.41%) JUnit
13 15 (1.17%) Eclipse
14 14 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (0.78%) MSBuild
15 10 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
16 9 (0.70%) ProC
17 8 (0.63%) Selenium
17 8 (0.63%) Cucumber
18 6 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 220 (17.23%) Finance
2 109 (8.54%) Banking
3 51 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 25 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 23 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.72%) Retail
7 19 (1.49%) Marketing
8 18 (1.41%) Games
9 15 (1.17%) Electronics
10 10 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.55%) Military
11 7 (0.55%) Back Office
12 6 (0.47%) Front Office
12 6 (0.47%) Legal
13 5 (0.39%) Publishing
14 4 (0.31%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.16%) German Language
15 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.16%) Law
16 1 (0.078%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 210 (16.44%) Administrator
2 180 (14.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 157 (12.29%) Systems Administrator
4 118 (9.24%) Linux Engineer
5 99 (7.75%) Linux Administrator
6 96 (7.52%) Developer
7 76 (5.95%) DBA
8 73 (5.72%) Architect
8 73 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 73 (5.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 55 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
10 52 (4.07%) Consultant
11 51 (3.99%) UNIX Administrator
12 49 (3.84%) Analyst
13 48 (3.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 47 (3.68%) UNIX Engineer
15 46 (3.60%) Oracle DBA
16 36 (2.82%) Infrastructure Architect
16 36 (2.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 30 (2.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (9.95%) Web Services
2 84 (6.58%) Middleware
3 54 (4.23%) HTML
4 49 (3.84%) .NET
5 45 (3.52%) CSS
6 42 (3.29%) RabbitMQ
7 40 (3.13%) XML
8 37 (2.90%) JSON
9 36 (2.82%) JMS
10 34 (2.66%) HTML5
11 32 (2.51%) LAMP
11 32 (2.51%) MCollective
12 30 (2.35%) Ajax
12 30 (2.35%) Java EE
13 29 (2.27%) J2EE
13 29 (2.27%) Kafka
14 25 (1.96%) jQuery
15 23 (1.80%) Django
16 22 (1.72%) REST
17 20 (1.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 127 (9.95%) Data Centre
2 117 (9.16%) Clustering
3 66 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 34 (2.66%) PKI
6 32 (2.51%) Client/Server
7 30 (2.35%) Replication
8 26 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.88%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.64%) Computer Science
11 20 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
12 18 (1.41%) Fixed Income
13 17 (1.33%) HACMP
14 16 (1.25%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.10%) DataPower
16 12 (0.94%) Online Games
17 11 (0.86%) Smart Meter
17 11 (0.86%) Private Cloud
18 10 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 9 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1139 (89.19%) Linux
2 401 (31.40%) Windows
3 367 (28.74%) UNIX
4 179 (14.02%) Solaris
5 162 (12.69%) CentOS
6 118 (9.24%) AIX
7 112 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (6.81%) Ubuntu
9 82 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 61 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 53 (4.15%) SUSE
12 39 (3.05%) Debian
13 24 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
14 22 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
15 19 (1.49%) Windows 2000
16 18 (1.41%) HPUX
17 14 (1.10%) Fedora
18 13 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 8 (0.63%) Windows 7
20 7 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (24.67%) DevOps
2 185 (14.49%) Configuration Management
3 174 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
5 155 (12.14%) ITIL
6 125 (9.79%) Migration
7 93 (7.28%) Open Source
8 81 (6.34%) Scrum
9 68 (5.32%) Project Management
10 67 (5.25%) Load Balancing
11 64 (5.01%) E-Commerce
12 63 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
13 61 (4.78%) Service Management
14 59 (4.62%) Change Management
15 53 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
16 50 (3.92%) Software Engineering
17 46 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
18 44 (3.45%) SOA
19 41 (3.21%) Problem Management
20 39 (3.05%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (22.16%) Java
2 230 (18.01%) SQL
3 224 (17.54%) Perl
4 216 (16.91%) Python
4 216 (16.91%) Bash Shell
5 179 (14.02%) Shell Script
6 161 (12.61%) Ruby
7 97 (7.60%) PHP
8 83 (6.50%) PowerShell
9 77 (6.03%) JavaScript
10 61 (4.78%) PL/SQL
11 55 (4.31%) Korn
12 46 (3.60%) C
13 34 (2.66%) C++
14 25 (1.96%) VB
15 10 (0.78%) Scala
16 9 (0.70%) C#
16 9 (0.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 9 (0.70%) AWK
17 7 (0.55%) Jython
Qualifications
1 161 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 99 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 50 (3.92%) Degree
4 40 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.19%) RHCE
6 26 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.25%) MCSE
10 10 (0.78%) CCNA
11 9 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.70%) MCITP
12 8 (0.63%) CCNP
13 6 (0.47%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.39%) HND
14 5 (0.39%) RHCA
14 5 (0.39%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.39%) VCAP
15 4 (0.31%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.35%) SLA
2 25 (1.96%) QA
3 11 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
System Software
1 198 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (7.52%) Active Directory
3 91 (7.13%) vSphere
4 80 (6.26%) Docker
5 54 (4.23%) VMware ESX
6 52 (4.07%) Oracle RAC
7 51 (3.99%) NFS
8 47 (3.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 27 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (2.11%) KVM
10 26 (2.04%) Hyper-V
11 24 (1.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 16 (1.25%) Varnish
13 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 15 (1.17%) vCloud
13 15 (1.17%) iptables
14 13 (1.02%) Samba
15 12 (0.94%) Postfix
16 11 (0.86%) Veritas File System
16 11 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 335 (26.23%) Puppet
2 209 (16.37%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (5.25%) Nagios
4 61 (4.78%) Ansible
5 47 (3.68%) Graphite
6 45 (3.52%) Salt
7 44 (3.45%) NetBackup
8 40 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
9 37 (2.90%) yum
10 30 (2.35%) Data Guard
11 26 (2.04%) BladeLogic
12 25 (1.96%) Tivoli
12 25 (1.96%) Vagrant
13 23 (1.80%) Zenoss
14 21 (1.64%) Opsview
15 18 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
15 18 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 18 (1.41%) Control-M
16 17 (1.33%) OpenView
16 17 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 943 (73.84%) Red Hat
2 389 (30.46%) Oracle
3 356 (27.88%) VMware
4 171 (13.39%) Microsoft
5 152 (11.90%) IBM
6 147 (11.51%) HP
7 101 (7.91%) Cisco
8 96 (7.52%) EMC
9 78 (6.11%) Veritas
10 70 (5.48%) Sun
11 62 (4.86%) NetApp
12 56 (4.39%) Splunk
13 41 (3.21%) Symantec
14 40 (3.13%) F5
15 38 (2.98%) SAP
16 36 (2.82%) Citrix
17 35 (2.74%) SolarWinds
18 33 (2.58%) Sybase
19 32 (2.51%) Dell
20 27 (2.11%) BMC
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