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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 189 194 182
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 535 504 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.08% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.81% 4.83% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 300 317
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 11
Average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.47% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £20.50 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £44.50 £65.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11115 10445 11295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.87% 22.48% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6399 5850 5684
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 958 973 1192
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 £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 23 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
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 23 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 +20 291 £450 +2.85% 59
South East -12 109 £350 -12.50% 27
South West -5 28 £370 +2.06% 9
East of England -27 26 £400 +17.64% 2
North West +3 24 £250 -21.25% 6
West Midlands -2 17 £213 +14.09% 4
North East -6 17 £263 -4.54% 3
East Midlands 0 12 £306 -15.51% 2
Yorkshire -28 12 £368 -2.00% 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 962 (95.06%) Linux
2 863 (85.28%) Red Hat
3 416 (41.11%) UNIX
4 390 (38.54%) Oracle
5 373 (36.86%) Windows
6 266 (26.28%) VMware
7 256 (25.30%) Perl
8 228 (22.53%) SQL
9 200 (19.76%) Solaris
10 198 (19.57%) Finance
11 173 (17.09%) Python
12 168 (16.60%) Apache
13 165 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 162 (16.01%) Puppet
15 159 (15.71%) Oracle Database
16 152 (15.02%) SAN
17 148 (14.62%) Microsoft
18 147 (14.53%) Bash Shell
19 145 (14.33%) HP
20 142 (14.03%) ITIL
21 137 (13.54%) Banking
22 132 (13.04%) Shell Script
23 131 (12.94%) DNS
24 128 (12.65%) IBM
25 127 (12.55%) MySQL
26 126 (12.45%) Firewall
26 126 (12.45%) CentOS
27 125 (12.35%) Java
28 116 (11.46%) Migration
29 115 (11.36%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 168 (16.60%) Apache
2 108 (10.67%) WebLogic
3 104 (10.28%) Tomcat
4 79 (7.81%) IIS
5 74 (7.31%) WebSphere
6 44 (4.35%) MS Exchange
7 34 (3.36%) SharePoint
8 33 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (2.17%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
11 15 (1.48%) nginx
12 13 (1.28%) GlassFish
12 13 (1.28%) MQSeries
12 13 (1.28%) Confluence
13 12 (1.19%) Drupal
13 12 (1.19%) Moodle
13 12 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 47 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.59%) RMDS
5 5 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.40%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.40%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.30%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 3 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.30%) Magento
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.78%) IaaS
3 16 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.28%) Rackspace Cloud
5 13 (1.28%) Office 365
6 12 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.69%) SaaS
8 7 (0.69%) IBM SmartCloud
9 4 (0.40%) PaaS
10 2 (0.20%) Joyent
10 2 (0.20%) Route 53
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 152 (15.02%) SAN
2 131 (12.94%) DNS
3 126 (12.45%) Firewall
4 87 (8.60%) LDAP
5 84 (8.30%) TCP/IP
6 61 (6.03%) NAS
7 52 (5.14%) DHCP
8 47 (4.64%) SSH
9 44 (4.35%) WAN
10 40 (3.95%) LAN
11 33 (3.26%) Internet
12 29 (2.87%) HTTP
13 28 (2.77%) SSL
13 28 (2.77%) Multicast
14 23 (2.27%) FTP
15 18 (1.78%) VPN
16 16 (1.58%) Kerberos
17 15 (1.48%) Network Security
18 13 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
19 11 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (15.71%) Oracle Database
2 127 (12.55%) MySQL
3 107 (10.57%) SQL Server
4 76 (7.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 43 (4.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 37 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 33 (3.26%) MongoDB
8 30 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (2.57%) RDBMS
10 22 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
11 20 (1.98%) DB2
12 18 (1.78%) Sybase ASE
13 17 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (1.58%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (1.09%) SQLPlus
18 10 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (6.23%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.83%) Subversion
3 37 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.38%) Maven
5 13 (1.28%) JIRA
6 6 (0.59%) JUnit
6 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.49%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.49%) VisualVM
8 4 (0.40%) Hudson
8 4 (0.40%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.30%) Selenium
9 3 (0.30%) WebLOAD
10 2 (0.20%) jMock
10 2 (0.20%) MSI
10 2 (0.20%) Toad
10 2 (0.20%) FishEye
10 2 (0.20%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.20%) PHPUnit
General
1 198 (19.57%) Finance
2 137 (13.54%) Banking
3 43 (4.25%) Investment Banking
4 36 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 32 (3.16%) Retail
6 23 (2.27%) Front Office
7 21 (2.08%) Games
8 11 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.59%) Advertising
9 6 (0.59%) Back Office
9 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.40%) Legal
10 4 (0.40%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.40%) Marketing
11 3 (0.30%) French Language
11 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.20%) Publishing
12 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.099%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.099%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 192 (18.97%) Administrator
2 150 (14.82%) Systems Administrator
3 104 (10.28%) Linux Administrator
4 75 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 72 (7.11%) Analyst
6 71 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 70 (6.92%) Architect
7 70 (6.92%) Developer
8 66 (6.52%) DBA
9 61 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 54 (5.34%) UNIX Engineer
10 54 (5.34%) UNIX Administrator
11 50 (4.94%) Support Engineer
12 49 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 49 (4.84%) Oracle DBA
13 48 (4.74%) Consultant
14 44 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
14 44 (4.35%) Applications Support
15 42 (4.15%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 35 (3.46%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (7.31%) Middleware
2 59 (5.83%) XML
3 53 (5.24%) Web Services
4 51 (5.04%) LAMP
5 38 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 31 (3.06%) JSON
7 24 (2.37%) jQuery
7 24 (2.37%) Rendezvous
8 23 (2.27%) .NET
9 19 (1.88%) J2EE
10 18 (1.78%) CSS
10 18 (1.78%) Oracle Fusion
11 17 (1.68%) SOAP
12 16 (1.58%) Java EE
13 15 (1.48%) HTML
13 15 (1.48%) MCollective
14 14 (1.38%) Ajax
15 13 (1.28%) RESTful
16 11 (1.09%) Symfony
17 10 (0.99%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.10%) Clustering
2 58 (5.73%) Open Source
3 47 (4.64%) Replication
4 34 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (2.08%) Fixed Income
6 19 (1.88%) PKI
7 18 (1.78%) Online Games
8 15 (1.48%) CLARiiON
9 14 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (1.28%) Oracle Exalogic
10 13 (1.28%) HACMP
10 13 (1.28%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.19%) Wiki
11 12 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.09%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.99%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.99%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.89%) E-Learning
15 8 (0.79%) VLE
15 8 (0.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 962 (95.06%) Linux
2 416 (41.11%) UNIX
3 373 (36.86%) Windows
4 200 (19.76%) Solaris
5 126 (12.45%) CentOS
6 98 (9.68%) AIX
7 95 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (5.93%) Ubuntu
10 51 (5.04%) HPUX
11 47 (4.64%) SUSE
12 30 (2.96%) Debian
12 30 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (2.87%) Oracle Linux
14 22 (2.17%) Windows 7
15 17 (1.68%) Windows XP
16 11 (1.09%) VMS
17 10 (0.99%) zOS
18 7 (0.69%) Fedora
19 5 (0.49%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (14.03%) ITIL
2 116 (11.46%) Migration
3 103 (10.18%) DevOps
4 90 (8.89%) Configuration Management
5 77 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 72 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
7 57 (5.63%) Change Management
8 55 (5.43%) Project Management
9 46 (4.55%) Load Balancing
10 42 (4.15%) Capacity Management
11 41 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 39 (3.85%) E-Commerce
13 37 (3.66%) Electronic Trading
14 35 (3.46%) Scrum
15 32 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (2.87%) Release Management
18 28 (2.77%) Low Latency
19 27 (2.67%) Change Control
20 24 (2.37%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 256 (25.30%) Perl
2 228 (22.53%) SQL
3 173 (17.09%) Python
4 147 (14.53%) Bash Shell
5 132 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 125 (12.35%) Java
7 87 (8.60%) PHP
8 82 (8.10%) Ruby
9 48 (4.74%) Korn
10 44 (4.35%) PL/SQL
11 38 (3.75%) PowerShell
12 33 (3.26%) JavaScript
13 25 (2.47%) C
14 23 (2.27%) VB
15 21 (2.08%) sed
16 18 (1.78%) AWK
17 15 (1.48%) Bourne shell
18 11 (1.09%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.79%) C++
19 8 (0.79%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 115 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 72 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.85%) RHCE
4 30 (2.96%) DV Cleared
4 30 (2.96%) Degree
5 28 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (2.27%) MCSE
7 22 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (1.38%) MCSA
9 14 (1.38%) CISSP
10 13 (1.28%) OCP
11 11 (1.09%) MCITP
12 10 (0.99%) CCNA
12 10 (0.99%) MCP
13 8 (0.79%) OCA
14 7 (0.69%) Sun Certification
14 7 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.08%) SLA
2 15 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.09%) QA
4 7 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.099%) COBIT
6 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
System Software
1 165 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (11.17%) Active Directory
3 82 (8.10%) Oracle RAC
4 60 (5.93%) NFS
5 59 (5.83%) VMware ESX
6 45 (4.45%) vSphere
7 41 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
8 31 (3.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 29 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (2.87%) Xen
10 21 (2.08%) RHEV
11 20 (1.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 20 (1.98%) XenApp
12 16 (1.58%) Samba
12 16 (1.58%) Varnish
12 16 (1.58%) KVM
13 14 (1.38%) vCloud
13 14 (1.38%) Snort
14 10 (0.99%) UAG
15 9 (0.89%) Squid
Systems Management
1 162 (16.01%) Puppet
2 65 (6.42%) Nagios
3 63 (6.23%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (4.15%) NetBackup
5 36 (3.56%) Data Guard
6 31 (3.06%) Tivoli
7 28 (2.77%) SCOM
8 26 (2.57%) SCCM
8 26 (2.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 22 (2.17%) YUM
10 21 (2.08%) Cobbler
11 19 (1.88%) ITRS Geneos
12 18 (1.78%) Control-M
12 18 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
13 16 (1.58%) BMC PATROL
14 15 (1.48%) Opsview
15 14 (1.38%) Backup Exec
16 13 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 12 (1.19%) Ansible
18 11 (1.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 863 (85.28%) Red Hat
2 390 (38.54%) Oracle
3 266 (26.28%) VMware
4 148 (14.62%) Microsoft
5 145 (14.33%) HP
6 128 (12.65%) IBM
7 90 (8.89%) Cisco
7 90 (8.89%) NetApp
8 85 (8.40%) EMC
9 84 (8.30%) Sun
10 70 (6.92%) JBoss
11 66 (6.52%) Veritas
12 64 (6.32%) Citrix
13 34 (3.36%) Sybase
14 33 (3.26%) TIBCO
15 30 (2.96%) BMC
16 29 (2.87%) Dell
17 27 (2.67%) Reuters
18 23 (2.27%) Juniper
18 23 (2.27%) Rackspace
Leicestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £408 - £484 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
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