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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 194 197 179
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 539 481 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.03% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.80% 4.60% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 290 316
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £20.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.50 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11237 10446 11236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.77% 22.42% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6483 5838 5670
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 £518 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 963 972 1167
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 £41.50
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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +30 294 £450 +2.85% 69
South East -15 106 £375 -3.22% 28
South West +4 29 £363 - 9
East of England -22 28 £400 +17.64% 4
North West +11 23 £250 -21.87% 6
East Midlands -1 16 £325 -13.33% 5
West Midlands -2 16 £238 -26.07% 1
Yorkshire -18 14 £359 -4.33% 7
North East -2 13 £280 -13.84% 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 966 (94.80%) Linux
2 865 (84.89%) Red Hat
3 416 (40.82%) UNIX
4 391 (38.37%) Oracle
5 379 (37.19%) Windows
6 265 (26.01%) VMware
7 257 (25.22%) Perl
8 230 (22.57%) SQL
9 192 (18.84%) Finance
10 190 (18.65%) Solaris
11 180 (17.66%) Python
12 172 (16.88%) Puppet
13 166 (16.29%) Apache
14 160 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 159 (15.60%) Oracle Database
16 151 (14.82%) Bash Shell
17 149 (14.62%) Microsoft
18 147 (14.43%) SAN
19 145 (14.23%) ITIL
20 142 (13.94%) Banking
21 139 (13.64%) HP
22 138 (13.54%) Shell Script
23 133 (13.05%) Java
24 131 (12.86%) Firewall
25 130 (12.76%) DNS
26 128 (12.56%) IBM
26 128 (12.56%) MySQL
27 124 (12.17%) CentOS
28 119 (11.68%) Migration
29 118 (11.58%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 166 (16.29%) Apache
2 107 (10.50%) WebLogic
3 101 (9.91%) Tomcat
4 79 (7.75%) IIS
5 77 (7.56%) WebSphere
6 43 (4.22%) MS Exchange
7 32 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (3.14%) SharePoint
8 26 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (2.55%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.57%) Confluence
10 15 (1.47%) nginx
10 15 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
11 13 (1.28%) GlassFish
11 13 (1.28%) MQSeries
12 12 (1.18%) Drupal
12 12 (1.18%) Moodle
12 12 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.29%) MS Office
4 1 (0.098%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.59%) RMDS
5 5 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.39%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.29%) Magento
7 3 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.29%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
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
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.77%) IaaS
3 14 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.28%) Office 365
4 13 (1.28%) Rackspace Cloud
4 13 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.69%) SaaS
6 7 (0.69%) IBM SmartCloud
7 4 (0.39%) PaaS
8 2 (0.20%) Route 53
9 1 (0.098%) Joyent
9 1 (0.098%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 147 (14.43%) SAN
2 131 (12.86%) Firewall
3 130 (12.76%) DNS
4 88 (8.64%) LDAP
5 86 (8.44%) TCP/IP
6 56 (5.50%) NAS
7 50 (4.91%) DHCP
8 46 (4.51%) SSH
9 45 (4.42%) WAN
10 41 (4.02%) LAN
11 33 (3.24%) Internet
12 32 (3.14%) Multicast
13 30 (2.94%) HTTP
14 28 (2.75%) SSL
15 22 (2.16%) FTP
16 18 (1.77%) VPN
17 16 (1.57%) Kerberos
18 13 (1.28%) Network Security
18 13 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
19 11 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (15.60%) Oracle Database
2 128 (12.56%) MySQL
3 106 (10.40%) SQL Server
4 74 (7.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 41 (4.02%) Oracle Database 10g
6 38 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 33 (3.24%) MongoDB
8 29 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 24 (2.36%) DB2
11 22 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
12 18 (1.77%) Sybase ASE
12 18 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (1.57%) NoSQL
14 14 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (1.08%) SQLPlus
17 10 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 69 (6.77%) Git (software)
2 66 (6.48%) Subversion
3 41 (4.02%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.77%) Maven
5 16 (1.57%) JIRA
6 9 (0.88%) JUnit
7 7 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.59%) Ant
9 5 (0.49%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.49%) VisualVM
9 5 (0.49%) Gradle
9 5 (0.49%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.29%) Hudson
10 3 (0.29%) Selenium
10 3 (0.29%) WebLOAD
11 2 (0.20%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.20%) MSI
11 2 (0.20%) Toad
11 2 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 192 (18.84%) Finance
2 142 (13.94%) Banking
3 46 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 36 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.94%) Retail
6 25 (2.45%) Front Office
7 20 (1.96%) Games
8 11 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.59%) Advertising
9 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.59%) Back Office
10 4 (0.39%) Legal
10 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.39%) Marketing
10 4 (0.39%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.29%) French Language
12 2 (0.20%) Publishing
12 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.098%) International Banking
13 1 (0.098%) Billing
Job Titles
1 194 (19.04%) Administrator
2 151 (14.82%) Systems Administrator
3 108 (10.60%) Linux Administrator
4 73 (7.16%) Developer
5 72 (7.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 72 (7.07%) Linux Engineer
6 71 (6.97%) Analyst
7 70 (6.87%) Architect
8 64 (6.28%) DBA
9 62 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 55 (5.40%) UNIX Administrator
11 52 (5.10%) Support Engineer
12 50 (4.91%) Consultant
13 49 (4.81%) UNIX Engineer
14 47 (4.61%) Oracle DBA
15 46 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 46 (4.51%) Applications Support
16 43 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
17 41 (4.02%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 36 (3.53%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (7.16%) Middleware
2 60 (5.89%) Web Services
2 60 (5.89%) XML
3 54 (5.30%) LAMP
4 38 (3.73%) WebSphere MQ
5 34 (3.34%) JSON
6 25 (2.45%) .NET
6 25 (2.45%) Rendezvous
7 24 (2.36%) jQuery
8 20 (1.96%) Java EE
9 18 (1.77%) CSS
10 17 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 17 (1.67%) SOAP
11 16 (1.57%) J2EE
12 15 (1.47%) MCollective
12 15 (1.47%) HTML
13 14 (1.37%) Ajax
14 13 (1.28%) RESTful
15 11 (1.08%) Regular Expression
15 11 (1.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.26%) Clustering
2 59 (5.79%) Open Source
3 47 (4.61%) Replication
4 34 (3.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (2.36%) Fixed Income
6 19 (1.86%) PKI
7 17 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 17 (1.67%) Online Games
8 14 (1.37%) Oracle Exalogic
9 13 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.28%) HACMP
10 12 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.18%) Wiki
10 12 (1.18%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.88%) CLARiiON
12 9 (0.88%) E-Learning
13 8 (0.79%) VLE
13 8 (0.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 966 (94.80%) Linux
2 416 (40.82%) UNIX
3 379 (37.19%) Windows
4 190 (18.65%) Solaris
5 124 (12.17%) CentOS
6 102 (10.01%) AIX
7 96 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 73 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 61 (5.99%) Ubuntu
10 50 (4.91%) SUSE
11 45 (4.42%) HPUX
12 29 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (2.85%) Debian
13 28 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
14 22 (2.16%) Windows 7
15 18 (1.77%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.98%) zOS
17 8 (0.79%) VMS
18 6 (0.59%) Fedora
19 5 (0.49%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (14.23%) ITIL
2 119 (11.68%) Migration
3 102 (10.01%) DevOps
4 96 (9.42%) Configuration Management
5 75 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 74 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
7 61 (5.99%) Change Management
8 54 (5.30%) Project Management
9 45 (4.42%) Capacity Management
10 44 (4.32%) E-Commerce
11 42 (4.12%) Load Balancing
12 41 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
13 39 (3.83%) Electronic Trading
14 37 (3.63%) Scrum
15 34 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (3.14%) Low Latency
17 30 (2.94%) Release Management
18 29 (2.85%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (2.65%) Change Control
20 25 (2.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 257 (25.22%) Perl
2 230 (22.57%) SQL
3 180 (17.66%) Python
4 151 (14.82%) Bash Shell
5 138 (13.54%) Shell Script
6 133 (13.05%) Java
7 87 (8.54%) PHP
8 85 (8.34%) Ruby
9 50 (4.91%) Korn
10 44 (4.32%) PL/SQL
11 39 (3.83%) PowerShell
12 34 (3.34%) JavaScript
13 29 (2.85%) C
14 22 (2.16%) VB
15 20 (1.96%) sed
16 17 (1.67%) AWK
17 15 (1.47%) Bourne shell
18 13 (1.28%) C++
19 11 (1.08%) T-SQL
20 8 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 118 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 73 (7.16%) SC Cleared
3 37 (3.63%) RHCE
4 32 (3.14%) Degree
5 30 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 27 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (2.16%) MCSE
7 22 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (1.47%) CISSP
8 15 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.37%) MCSA
10 11 (1.08%) MCITP
11 10 (0.98%) CCNA
11 10 (0.98%) MCP
12 9 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.69%) OCP
14 5 (0.49%) BC Cleared
14 5 (0.49%) CCNP
14 5 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.26%) SLA
2 15 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.18%) QA
4 7 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.098%) COBIT
6 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 160 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (10.99%) Active Directory
3 81 (7.95%) Oracle RAC
4 62 (6.08%) NFS
5 52 (5.10%) VMware ESX
6 46 (4.51%) vSphere
7 38 (3.73%) Oracle RMAN
8 30 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 27 (2.65%) Xen
10 24 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (2.26%) RHEV
12 21 (2.06%) XenApp
13 16 (1.57%) Samba
13 16 (1.57%) Varnish
14 15 (1.47%) KVM
14 15 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 14 (1.37%) Snort
16 13 (1.28%) vCloud
17 10 (0.98%) UAG
18 9 (0.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 172 (16.88%) Puppet
2 69 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (6.67%) Nagios
4 42 (4.12%) NetBackup
5 37 (3.63%) Data Guard
6 30 (2.94%) Tivoli
7 27 (2.65%) SCOM
8 26 (2.55%) SCCM
9 25 (2.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 23 (2.26%) YUM
11 20 (1.96%) Control-M
11 20 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
12 19 (1.86%) Cobbler
12 19 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
13 16 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
13 16 (1.57%) Ansible
14 14 (1.37%) Opsview
15 13 (1.28%) Backup Exec
16 12 (1.18%) BladeLogic
17 11 (1.08%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 865 (84.89%) Red Hat
2 391 (38.37%) Oracle
3 265 (26.01%) VMware
4 149 (14.62%) Microsoft
5 139 (13.64%) HP
6 128 (12.56%) IBM
7 93 (9.13%) NetApp
8 89 (8.73%) Cisco
9 80 (7.85%) EMC
10 77 (7.56%) Sun
11 67 (6.58%) JBoss
12 64 (6.28%) Citrix
13 60 (5.89%) Veritas
14 35 (3.43%) TIBCO
14 35 (3.43%) Sybase
15 30 (2.94%) BMC
16 28 (2.75%) Dell
16 28 (2.75%) Reuters
17 25 (2.45%) Rackspace
18 23 (2.26%) SAP
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £425 - £460 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago