The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 197 193 171
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 509 496 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.09% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.61% 4.81% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 301 316
Average daily rate
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£378 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11044 10305 11057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.18% 22.62% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6356 5715 5554
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 999 1159
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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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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 +6 275 £450 - 60
South East -18 96 £350 -17.64% 34
East of England -15 30 £400 +14.28% 5
South West -6 27 £390 -10.85% 7
North West +4 26 £250 -20.63% 16
North East +3 19 £263 -4.54% 2
West Midlands -1 15 £213 +14.09% 2
East Midlands -2 13 £306 -23.43% 1
Yorkshire -36 9 £359 -4.33% 15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 924 (95.16%) Linux
2 834 (85.89%) Red Hat
3 401 (41.30%) UNIX
4 376 (38.72%) Oracle
5 363 (37.38%) Windows
6 254 (26.16%) VMware
7 243 (25.03%) Perl
8 218 (22.45%) SQL
9 200 (20.60%) Finance
10 191 (19.67%) Solaris
11 166 (17.10%) Python
12 164 (16.89%) Apache
13 158 (16.27%) Puppet
14 156 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 155 (15.96%) Oracle Database
16 152 (15.65%) SAN
17 148 (15.24%) HP
18 144 (14.83%) Microsoft
18 144 (14.83%) Bash Shell
19 139 (14.32%) ITIL
20 129 (13.29%) Shell Script
21 127 (13.08%) Banking
22 125 (12.87%) DNS
22 125 (12.87%) CentOS
23 123 (12.67%) Firewall
24 120 (12.36%) MySQL
25 118 (12.15%) IBM
26 117 (12.05%) Java
27 114 (11.74%) Security Cleared
28 111 (11.43%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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
1 164 (16.89%) Apache
2 107 (11.02%) WebLogic
3 97 (9.99%) Tomcat
4 75 (7.72%) IIS
5 70 (7.21%) WebSphere
6 40 (4.12%) MS Exchange
7 31 (3.19%) SharePoint
7 31 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (2.37%) OpenStack
9 22 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (1.65%) nginx
11 14 (1.44%) GlassFish
12 13 (1.34%) Confluence
12 13 (1.34%) MQSeries
13 12 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
13 12 (1.24%) Drupal
13 12 (1.24%) Moodle
13 12 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 47 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.62%) RMDS
5 5 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.31%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 3 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.31%) Magento
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.85%) IaaS
3 16 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.34%) Rackspace Cloud
6 12 (1.24%) Office 365
7 10 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.72%) SaaS
8 7 (0.72%) IBM SmartCloud
9 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.41%) PaaS
11 3 (0.31%) Joyent
12 2 (0.21%) Route 53
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 152 (15.65%) SAN
2 125 (12.87%) DNS
3 123 (12.67%) Firewall
4 85 (8.75%) LDAP
5 80 (8.24%) TCP/IP
6 60 (6.18%) NAS
7 53 (5.46%) DHCP
8 46 (4.74%) SSH
9 39 (4.02%) WAN
10 36 (3.71%) LAN
11 28 (2.88%) HTTP
11 28 (2.88%) Multicast
12 27 (2.78%) SSL
12 27 (2.78%) Internet
13 23 (2.37%) FTP
14 16 (1.65%) Kerberos
15 15 (1.54%) VPN
15 15 (1.54%) Network Security
16 11 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (1.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (15.96%) Oracle Database
2 120 (12.36%) MySQL
3 102 (10.50%) SQL Server
4 72 (7.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 40 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 36 (3.71%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.50%) MongoDB
8 29 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 23 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
12 16 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (1.54%) NoSQL
13 15 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (1.34%) DB2
16 12 (1.24%) Sybase ASE
17 11 (1.13%) SQLPlus
18 10 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
19 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (6.18%) Git (software)
2 57 (5.87%) Subversion
3 34 (3.50%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.34%) Maven
4 13 (1.34%) JIRA
5 6 (0.62%) JUnit
6 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.51%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.51%) VisualVM
7 4 (0.41%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.31%) Selenium
8 3 (0.31%) WebLOAD
8 3 (0.31%) Hudson
9 2 (0.21%) FishEye
9 2 (0.21%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.21%) Gradle
9 2 (0.21%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.21%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 200 (20.60%) Finance
2 127 (13.08%) Banking
3 34 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.19%) Retail
6 19 (1.96%) Games
6 19 (1.96%) Front Office
7 12 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.62%) Advertising
8 6 (0.62%) Back Office
8 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.41%) Legal
9 4 (0.41%) Marketing
10 3 (0.31%) French Language
10 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.21%) Publishing
11 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 185 (19.05%) Administrator
2 142 (14.62%) Systems Administrator
3 101 (10.40%) Linux Administrator
4 73 (7.52%) Linux Engineer
5 68 (7.00%) Architect
6 67 (6.90%) Developer
6 67 (6.90%) Analyst
7 66 (6.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 63 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 61 (6.28%) DBA
10 53 (5.46%) UNIX Engineer
10 53 (5.46%) UNIX Administrator
11 50 (5.15%) Support Engineer
12 49 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 47 (4.84%) Oracle DBA
14 46 (4.74%) Consultant
15 44 (4.53%) Applications Support
16 42 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
17 41 (4.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 36 (3.71%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (7.21%) Middleware
2 59 (6.08%) XML
3 48 (4.94%) LAMP
4 47 (4.84%) Web Services
5 35 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 31 (3.19%) JSON
7 24 (2.47%) jQuery
7 24 (2.47%) Rendezvous
8 20 (2.06%) .NET
9 19 (1.96%) J2EE
10 18 (1.85%) CSS
11 17 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
12 16 (1.65%) SOAP
13 14 (1.44%) HTML
13 14 (1.44%) RESTful
13 14 (1.44%) MCollective
13 14 (1.44%) Ajax
14 13 (1.34%) Java EE
15 11 (1.13%) Regular Expression
15 11 (1.13%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.55%) Clustering
2 55 (5.66%) Open Source
3 41 (4.22%) Replication
4 33 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (2.16%) Fixed Income
6 19 (1.96%) PKI
7 16 (1.65%) Online Games
8 13 (1.34%) HACMP
8 13 (1.34%) Oracle Exalogic
9 12 (1.24%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.24%) Wiki
10 11 (1.13%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.93%) CLARiiON
12 9 (0.93%) E-Learning
13 8 (0.82%) VLE
14 6 (0.62%) AS400
14 6 (0.62%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 924 (95.16%) Linux
2 401 (41.30%) UNIX
3 363 (37.38%) Windows
4 191 (19.67%) Solaris
5 125 (12.87%) CentOS
6 95 (9.78%) AIX
7 91 (9.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (6.18%) Ubuntu
10 50 (5.15%) HPUX
11 48 (4.94%) SUSE
12 29 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
13 28 (2.88%) Debian
14 27 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (2.27%) Windows 7
16 17 (1.75%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.93%) Fedora
18 8 (0.82%) VMS
19 7 (0.72%) zOS
20 6 (0.62%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (14.32%) ITIL
2 111 (11.43%) Migration
3 102 (10.50%) DevOps
4 91 (9.37%) Configuration Management
5 79 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 74 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
7 58 (5.97%) Change Management
8 56 (5.77%) Project Management
9 42 (4.33%) Load Balancing
10 39 (4.02%) Capacity Management
10 39 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
11 37 (3.81%) Electronic Trading
12 35 (3.60%) E-Commerce
13 33 (3.40%) Scrum
14 29 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (2.78%) Low Latency
17 26 (2.68%) Release Management
17 26 (2.68%) Change Control
18 23 (2.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 243 (25.03%) Perl
2 218 (22.45%) SQL
3 166 (17.10%) Python
4 144 (14.83%) Bash Shell
5 129 (13.29%) Shell Script
6 117 (12.05%) Java
7 83 (8.55%) PHP
8 79 (8.14%) Ruby
9 47 (4.84%) Korn
10 43 (4.43%) PL/SQL
11 35 (3.60%) PowerShell
12 33 (3.40%) JavaScript
13 24 (2.47%) C
14 22 (2.27%) VB
15 21 (2.16%) sed
16 18 (1.85%) AWK
17 15 (1.54%) Bourne shell
18 11 (1.13%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.82%) C-shell
20 7 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 114 (11.74%) Security Cleared
2 66 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.43%) RHCE
4 35 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.88%) Degree
6 26 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (2.16%) MCSE
8 20 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (1.44%) MCSA
10 14 (1.44%) CISSP
11 13 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (1.34%) OCP
12 10 (1.03%) MCP
12 10 (1.03%) MCITP
13 8 (0.82%) CCNA
13 8 (0.82%) OCA
14 7 (0.72%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.16%) SLA
2 15 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.13%) QA
4 7 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 156 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 79 (8.14%) Oracle RAC
4 62 (6.39%) NFS
5 59 (6.08%) VMware ESX
6 43 (4.43%) vSphere
7 42 (4.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 31 (3.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 29 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (2.78%) Xen
11 20 (2.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 20 (2.06%) XenApp
11 20 (2.06%) RHEV
12 18 (1.85%) KVM
13 16 (1.65%) Varnish
13 16 (1.65%) Samba
14 14 (1.44%) Snort
14 14 (1.44%) vCloud
15 10 (1.03%) UAG
16 8 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 158 (16.27%) Puppet
2 62 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (6.28%) Nagios
4 41 (4.22%) NetBackup
5 34 (3.50%) Data Guard
6 30 (3.09%) Tivoli
7 27 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 26 (2.68%) SCOM
9 25 (2.57%) SCCM
10 21 (2.16%) Cobbler
11 20 (2.06%) YUM
11 20 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
12 16 (1.65%) ITRS Geneos
13 14 (1.44%) Backup Exec
13 14 (1.44%) Control-M
14 13 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 13 (1.34%) BMC PATROL
14 13 (1.34%) Opsview
15 11 (1.13%) Ansible
15 11 (1.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 834 (85.89%) Red Hat
2 376 (38.72%) Oracle
3 254 (26.16%) VMware
4 148 (15.24%) HP
5 144 (14.83%) Microsoft
6 118 (12.15%) IBM
7 85 (8.75%) Cisco
8 83 (8.55%) NetApp
9 77 (7.93%) EMC
9 77 (7.93%) Sun
10 70 (7.21%) JBoss
11 67 (6.90%) Veritas
12 61 (6.28%) Citrix
13 31 (3.19%) TIBCO
14 29 (2.99%) Dell
15 28 (2.88%) Sybase
16 27 (2.78%) Reuters
17 26 (2.68%) BMC
18 25 (2.57%) Rackspace
19 23 (2.37%) CA
Surrey
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £529 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 400-500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago