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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 194 227 168
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -59
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 503 395 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 0.87% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.78% 3.96% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 218 292
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £39.25 £36.25 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -15.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.13 £35.00 £36.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £37.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £36.25 -
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
10534 9970 8564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.37% 21.87% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6109 5542 4611
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 822 960 943
Average hourly rate £15.81 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 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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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 +14 262 £450 +2.27% 86
South East +33 103 £375 - 34
Yorkshire -5 31 £360 +20.00% 19
North West +11 30 £390 - 7
South West -15 24 £375 +2.73% 22
East of England +12 21 £375 -16.66% 14
West Midlands -4 13 £438 +19.04% 3
North East +5 9 £300 +15.38% 6
East Midlands +3 7 £575 +48.38% 3
Midlands - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1069 (95.11%) Linux
2 863 (76.78%) Red Hat
3 399 (35.50%) UNIX
4 393 (34.96%) Windows
5 343 (30.52%) Oracle
6 302 (26.87%) Java
6 302 (26.87%) VMware
7 272 (24.20%) Puppet
8 230 (20.46%) Security Cleared
9 225 (20.02%) Solaris
10 224 (19.93%) Perl
11 212 (18.86%) DevOps
12 210 (18.68%) Finance
13 181 (16.10%) CentOS
14 179 (15.93%) Bash Shell
15 178 (15.84%) DNS
15 178 (15.84%) HP
16 177 (15.75%) SQL
17 169 (15.04%) Apache
18 163 (14.50%) Microsoft
19 161 (14.32%) Shell Script
20 156 (13.88%) Configuration Management
21 154 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
22 151 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
23 148 (13.17%) SC Cleared
24 144 (12.81%) Python
25 141 (12.54%) Oracle Database
26 139 (12.37%) ITIL
26 139 (12.37%) Maven
27 138 (12.28%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 169 (15.04%) Apache
2 134 (11.92%) WebLogic
3 131 (11.65%) Tomcat
4 81 (7.21%) WebSphere
5 80 (7.12%) JBoss
6 57 (5.07%) IIS
7 47 (4.18%) Confluence
8 30 (2.67%) OpenStack
8 30 (2.67%) MS Exchange
9 29 (2.58%) SharePoint
10 18 (1.60%) AquaLogic
11 16 (1.42%) nginx
12 14 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
13 12 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.80%) Lync
15 9 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
17 6 (0.53%) Apache Solr
18 5 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 68 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.16%) MS Office
3 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.18%) Stata
5 1 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.089%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.27%) Exstream
5 3 (0.27%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.18%) Agresso
7 1 (0.089%) Tridion
7 1 (0.089%) Summit
7 1 (0.089%) assyst
7 1 (0.089%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.089%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 73 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.83%) PaaS
3 17 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.16%) OpenShift
6 12 (1.07%) SaaS
7 11 (0.98%) IaaS
8 7 (0.62%) GitHub
8 7 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.53%) Office 365
10 3 (0.27%) Route 53
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.18%) ElastiCache
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.089%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 178 (15.84%) DNS
2 132 (11.74%) SAN
3 130 (11.57%) TCP/IP
4 119 (10.59%) Firewall
5 69 (6.14%) HTTP
6 64 (5.69%) DHCP
7 58 (5.16%) LDAP
8 57 (5.07%) Internet
9 45 (4.00%) NAS
10 44 (3.91%) SSL
11 32 (2.85%) Network Security
12 31 (2.76%) FTP
13 27 (2.40%) WAN
14 26 (2.31%) LAN
15 24 (2.14%) SSH
16 23 (2.05%) VoIP
16 23 (2.05%) VPN
17 19 (1.69%) MPLS
18 18 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (1.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (12.54%) Oracle Database
2 88 (7.83%) MySQL
3 74 (6.58%) SQL Server
4 38 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 36 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 31 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 25 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 24 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (1.96%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (1.69%) Big Data
11 19 (1.69%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.16%) Ingres
13 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (0.80%) Hazelcast
15 9 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
16 7 (0.62%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 139 (12.37%) Maven
2 135 (12.01%) Jenkins
3 123 (10.94%) Git (software)
4 86 (7.65%) Subversion
5 63 (5.60%) JIRA
6 54 (4.80%) Ant
7 26 (2.31%) Hudson
8 24 (2.14%) Gradle
9 22 (1.96%) Mercurial
9 22 (1.96%) JUnit
10 20 (1.78%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.51%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.16%) ClearQuest
13 12 (1.07%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.89%) MSBuild
15 9 (0.80%) GoogleTest
15 9 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (0.80%) NUnit
15 9 (0.80%) CruiseControl
16 8 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 210 (18.68%) Finance
2 120 (10.68%) Banking
3 52 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.22%) Retail
5 24 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.96%) Games
7 20 (1.78%) Marketing
8 17 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.25%) Publishing
11 6 (0.53%) Electronics
12 3 (0.27%) Front Office
13 2 (0.18%) Advertising
13 2 (0.18%) Law
13 2 (0.18%) Military
13 2 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.089%) French Language
14 1 (0.089%) German Language
14 1 (0.089%) International Banking
14 1 (0.089%) Legal
Job Titles
1 174 (15.48%) Administrator
2 138 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 132 (11.74%) Developer
4 101 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
5 94 (8.36%) Linux Administrator
6 92 (8.19%) Architect
7 84 (7.47%) Linux Engineer
8 59 (5.25%) Analyst
9 55 (4.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 53 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 48 (4.27%) Java Developer
12 45 (4.00%) Consultant
13 41 (3.65%) Support Engineer
14 39 (3.47%) UNIX Administrator
15 36 (3.20%) DBA
16 35 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
17 32 (2.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 31 (2.76%) UNIX Engineer
18 31 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
19 29 (2.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (10.23%) Web Services
2 102 (9.07%) Middleware
3 76 (6.76%) XML
4 51 (4.54%) .NET
5 43 (3.83%) J2EE
5 43 (3.83%) SOAP
5 43 (3.83%) Java EE
6 42 (3.74%) WebSphere MQ
7 40 (3.56%) JMS
8 33 (2.94%) HTML
9 22 (1.96%) LAMP
10 20 (1.78%) JSON
11 19 (1.69%) Spring
11 19 (1.69%) Grails
11 19 (1.69%) CSS
12 18 (1.60%) Rendezvous
13 17 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (1.51%) MCollective
14 16 (1.42%) XSLT
15 15 (1.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (7.03%) Open Source
3 71 (6.32%) Clustering
4 45 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (3.20%) PKI
6 32 (2.85%) Replication
7 26 (2.31%) Oracle Exalogic
8 22 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.78%) Fixed Income
10 19 (1.69%) Online Games
11 18 (1.60%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.51%) DataPower
13 14 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
13 14 (1.25%) CESG
14 13 (1.16%) Smart Meter
15 12 (1.07%) Derivative
15 12 (1.07%) Computer Science
16 11 (0.98%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.98%) HACMP
17 10 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1069 (95.11%) Linux
2 399 (35.50%) UNIX
3 393 (34.96%) Windows
4 225 (20.02%) Solaris
5 181 (16.10%) CentOS
6 115 (10.23%) AIX
7 113 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 94 (8.36%) Ubuntu
9 80 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 66 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 65 (5.78%) SUSE
12 36 (3.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 28 (2.49%) HPUX
14 23 (2.05%) Windows 7
15 22 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
16 19 (1.69%) Android
16 19 (1.69%) Windows XP
16 19 (1.69%) VMS
17 15 (1.33%) Debian
18 14 (1.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (18.86%) DevOps
2 156 (13.88%) Configuration Management
3 151 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (12.37%) ITIL
5 138 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (9.61%) Change Management
7 106 (9.43%) Migration
8 87 (7.74%) Scrum
9 62 (5.52%) OO
10 53 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
11 49 (4.36%) E-Commerce
12 47 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 43 (3.83%) Build Automation
14 41 (3.65%) Project Management
14 41 (3.65%) Performance Monitoring
15 36 (3.20%) Service Delivery
16 35 (3.11%) Automated Testing
17 33 (2.94%) Software Engineering
18 32 (2.85%) Problem Management
19 30 (2.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 302 (26.87%) Java
2 224 (19.93%) Perl
3 179 (15.93%) Bash Shell
4 177 (15.75%) SQL
5 161 (14.32%) Shell Script
6 144 (12.81%) Python
7 132 (11.74%) Ruby
8 77 (6.85%) PHP
9 45 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 39 (3.47%) C
11 37 (3.29%) Korn
11 37 (3.29%) PowerShell
12 36 (3.20%) C++
13 27 (2.40%) JavaScript
14 15 (1.33%) VB
14 15 (1.33%) AWK
15 12 (1.07%) sed
16 10 (0.89%) Groovy
16 10 (0.89%) XPath
17 8 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 230 (20.46%) Security Cleared
2 148 (13.17%) SC Cleared
3 78 (6.94%) DV Cleared
4 38 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (2.94%) MCSE
6 30 (2.67%) CCNA
7 29 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (2.31%) RHCE
9 21 (1.87%) VCP4
10 17 (1.51%) Degree
11 14 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.16%) RHCA
13 12 (1.07%) MCITP
13 12 (1.07%) RHCSA
14 9 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.62%) MCP
16 6 (0.53%) MCSA
16 6 (0.53%) CCNP
17 5 (0.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.76%) SLA
2 18 (1.60%) QA
3 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) HL7
4 2 (0.18%) DICOM
5 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 154 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (9.96%) Active Directory
3 78 (6.94%) vSphere
4 46 (4.09%) NFS
5 42 (3.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 32 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (2.85%) Firmware
7 23 (2.05%) VMware ESX
7 23 (2.05%) Hyper-V
7 23 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (1.42%) vCloud
9 14 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (1.25%) Squid
10 12 (1.07%) Veritas File System
10 12 (1.07%) XenApp
11 10 (0.89%) Varnish
11 10 (0.89%) KVM
12 8 (0.71%) Postfix
13 7 (0.62%) Xen
13 7 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 272 (24.20%) Puppet
2 100 (8.90%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.80%) Ansible
4 52 (4.63%) Nagios
5 49 (4.36%) NetBackup
6 29 (2.58%) Tivoli
6 29 (2.58%) FortiGate
7 26 (2.31%) Red Hat Satellite
8 22 (1.96%) OpenView
9 21 (1.87%) yum
10 18 (1.60%) SCCM
11 17 (1.51%) BladeLogic
11 17 (1.51%) Vagrant
12 15 (1.33%) Cobbler
12 15 (1.33%) Data Guard
13 13 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
14 12 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 12 (1.07%) SCOM
14 12 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 11 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 863 (76.78%) Red Hat
2 343 (30.52%) Oracle
3 302 (26.87%) VMware
4 178 (15.84%) HP
5 163 (14.50%) Microsoft
6 101 (8.99%) IBM
7 92 (8.19%) Cisco
8 72 (6.41%) NetApp
9 70 (6.23%) EMC
10 59 (5.25%) Veritas
11 52 (4.63%) Sun
12 46 (4.09%) Citrix
13 32 (2.85%) F5
14 31 (2.76%) Symantec
15 27 (2.40%) TIBCO
16 24 (2.14%) Splunk
17 22 (1.96%) Sybase
18 21 (1.87%) Atlassian
19 20 (1.78%) Dell
19 20 (1.78%) Informatica
London
Roc Search
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £540 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £381.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago