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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 178 218 184
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -34
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 620 462 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.26% 0.96% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.65% 4.29% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 274 304
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £32.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £37.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.65% -1.40%
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
10969 10762 9218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.30% 22.43% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6423 6209 5025
Average daily rate £365 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 981 950
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +18 256 £450 - 76
South East +5 105 £450 +28.57% 32
Yorkshire +39 74 £375 +7.14% 11
East of England +24 51 £350 -12.50% 2
North West -3 39 £400 +18.51% 8
East Midlands +4 28 £475 +8.57% 1
South West +7 27 £425 +21.42% 13
North East -13 21 £300 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -3 19 £495 +85.91% 2
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1079 (93.02%) Linux
2 908 (78.28%) Red Hat
3 403 (34.74%) Oracle
4 395 (34.05%) UNIX
5 383 (33.02%) Windows
6 285 (24.57%) Puppet
7 282 (24.31%) Java
8 278 (23.97%) VMware
9 249 (21.47%) DevOps
10 225 (19.40%) Solaris
11 218 (18.79%) SQL
12 210 (18.10%) Python
13 208 (17.93%) Apache
14 205 (17.67%) Perl
15 202 (17.41%) Bash Shell
16 200 (17.24%) Security Cleared
17 194 (16.72%) Finance
18 182 (15.69%) Oracle Database
19 178 (15.34%) Jenkins
20 167 (14.40%) ITIL
21 164 (14.14%) Configuration Management
21 164 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
22 158 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
23 153 (13.19%) SAN
24 148 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
24 148 (12.76%) HP
25 146 (12.59%) Tomcat
26 142 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
27 139 (11.98%) Microsoft
28 138 (11.90%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (17.93%) Apache
2 146 (12.59%) Tomcat
3 114 (9.83%) WebLogic
4 113 (9.74%) JBoss
5 89 (7.67%) IIS
6 87 (7.50%) WebSphere
7 53 (4.57%) Confluence
8 35 (3.02%) SharePoint
9 31 (2.67%) OpenStack
10 24 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (1.72%) nginx
11 20 (1.72%) MS Exchange
12 14 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (1.12%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.95%) AquaLogic
15 10 (0.86%) Node.js
15 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
17 8 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 53 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.47%) MS Office
3 6 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.086%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.60%) Tridion
3 7 (0.60%) Maximo
4 6 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.26%) Exstream
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.17%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.086%) Agresso
8 1 (0.086%) Endur
8 1 (0.086%) RMDS
8 1 (0.086%) Magento
8 1 (0.086%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.086%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 104 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.50%) PaaS
2 29 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.38%) IaaS
5 15 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.95%) OpenShift
7 10 (0.86%) GitHub
8 8 (0.69%) SaaS
8 8 (0.69%) Office 365
9 7 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.52%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.26%) Route 53
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 153 (13.19%) SAN
2 136 (11.72%) Firewall
3 130 (11.21%) TCP/IP
4 128 (11.03%) DNS
5 68 (5.86%) LDAP
6 60 (5.17%) Internet
7 52 (4.48%) HTTP
8 50 (4.31%) SSL
9 49 (4.22%) DHCP
10 38 (3.28%) Network Security
11 35 (3.02%) NAS
12 32 (2.76%) WAN
13 30 (2.59%) LAN
14 23 (1.98%) VPN
15 19 (1.64%) FTP
15 19 (1.64%) SSH
16 18 (1.55%) AMQP
17 17 (1.47%) IPsec
17 17 (1.47%) VLAN
18 15 (1.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (15.69%) Oracle Database
2 123 (10.60%) MySQL
3 112 (9.66%) SQL Server
4 61 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 54 (4.66%) Relational Database
6 43 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (3.71%) RDBMS
7 41 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 33 (2.84%) Hadoop
9 32 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (2.59%) NoSQL
11 20 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (1.55%) Big Data
14 16 (1.38%) WhereScape RED
15 15 (1.29%) CouchDB
16 14 (1.21%) Redis
17 10 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
17 10 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
18 9 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 178 (15.34%) Jenkins
2 123 (10.60%) Git (software)
3 114 (9.83%) Maven
4 92 (7.93%) JIRA
5 91 (7.84%) Subversion
6 70 (6.03%) Ant
7 40 (3.45%) Gradle
8 37 (3.19%) Mercurial
9 35 (3.02%) TeamCity
10 27 (2.33%) Hudson
11 25 (2.16%) JUnit
12 22 (1.90%) Eclipse
13 20 (1.72%) MSBuild
14 14 (1.21%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.78%) ClearQuest
17 8 (0.69%) NetBeans
17 8 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
18 7 (0.60%) Selenium
19 6 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 194 (16.72%) Finance
2 95 (8.19%) Banking
3 40 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.41%) Retail
5 24 (2.07%) Games
6 22 (1.90%) Marketing
7 17 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.95%) Electronics
10 9 (0.78%) Publishing
10 9 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.34%) Legal
12 2 (0.17%) Front Office
12 2 (0.17%) Advertising
12 2 (0.17%) Law
12 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.086%) Back Office
13 1 (0.086%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 189 (16.29%) Administrator
2 149 (12.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 131 (11.29%) Systems Administrator
4 120 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
5 102 (8.79%) Linux Administrator
6 101 (8.71%) Developer
7 83 (7.16%) Architect
8 72 (6.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 61 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 50 (4.31%) DBA
11 46 (3.97%) Analyst
12 45 (3.88%) Java Developer
13 43 (3.71%) UNIX Administrator
14 41 (3.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 40 (3.45%) UNIX Engineer
15 40 (3.45%) Consultant
16 39 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
17 37 (3.19%) Infrastructure Architect
18 32 (2.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
19 29 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (10.26%) Web Services
2 103 (8.88%) Middleware
3 50 (4.31%) .NET
4 49 (4.22%) XML
5 45 (3.88%) Java EE
6 40 (3.45%) J2EE
6 40 (3.45%) JMS
7 36 (3.10%) HTML
7 36 (3.10%) WebSphere MQ
8 31 (2.67%) JSON
9 29 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
10 28 (2.41%) Rendezvous
11 26 (2.24%) SOAP
12 23 (1.98%) Django
13 20 (1.72%) EJB
14 19 (1.64%) HTML5
15 15 (1.29%) CSS
15 15 (1.29%) LAMP
15 15 (1.29%) Kafka
16 14 (1.21%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.10%) Open Source
2 87 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (6.21%) Clustering
4 35 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (2.84%) Fixed Income
6 29 (2.50%) PKI
7 26 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.98%) Replication
9 22 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
10 20 (1.72%) Computer Science
11 18 (1.55%) HACMP
12 17 (1.47%) DataPower
12 17 (1.47%) Online Games
13 16 (1.38%) Private Cloud
14 15 (1.29%) Client/Server
15 14 (1.21%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.21%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (0.86%) Wiki
18 9 (0.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1079 (93.02%) Linux
2 395 (34.05%) UNIX
3 383 (33.02%) Windows
4 225 (19.40%) Solaris
5 134 (11.55%) CentOS
6 130 (11.21%) AIX
7 85 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 67 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 65 (5.60%) Ubuntu
11 56 (4.83%) SUSE
12 37 (3.19%) Debian
13 27 (2.33%) HPUX
14 24 (2.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 18 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
15 18 (1.55%) Windows 7
15 18 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (1.29%) Windows 2000
17 14 (1.21%) Fedora
18 10 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (21.47%) DevOps
2 167 (14.40%) ITIL
3 164 (14.14%) Configuration Management
3 164 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (9.05%) Migration
6 84 (7.24%) Scrum
7 66 (5.69%) E-Commerce
8 61 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 61 (5.26%) Change Management
9 58 (5.00%) Project Management
10 51 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 50 (4.31%) Load Balancing
12 47 (4.05%) OO
13 44 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
13 44 (3.79%) Service Management
14 41 (3.53%) Problem Management
15 40 (3.45%) Capacity Management
16 37 (3.19%) SOA
17 35 (3.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 282 (24.31%) Java
2 218 (18.79%) SQL
3 210 (18.10%) Python
4 205 (17.67%) Perl
5 202 (17.41%) Bash Shell
6 138 (11.90%) Shell Script
7 130 (11.21%) Ruby
8 67 (5.78%) PHP
9 53 (4.57%) PowerShell
10 52 (4.48%) PL/SQL
11 43 (3.71%) C++
12 42 (3.62%) JavaScript
13 40 (3.45%) C
14 35 (3.02%) Korn
15 28 (2.41%) VB
16 10 (0.86%) AWK
17 9 (0.78%) Groovy
17 9 (0.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 7 (0.60%) C#
19 6 (0.52%) Jython
Qualifications
1 200 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 124 (10.69%) SC Cleared
3 67 (5.78%) DV Cleared
4 35 (3.02%) Degree
5 27 (2.33%) RHCE
6 23 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.55%) CCNA
9 18 (1.55%) MCSE
10 14 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (1.12%) RHCA
12 8 (0.69%) RHCSA
13 7 (0.60%) MCP
13 7 (0.60%) MCSA
14 6 (0.52%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.43%) CCNP
16 4 (0.34%) SCSA
16 4 (0.34%) CCIE
17 3 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.07%) QA
2 20 (1.72%) SLA
3 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
System Software
1 142 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (7.76%) Active Directory
3 74 (6.38%) vSphere
4 52 (4.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 45 (3.88%) NFS
6 40 (3.45%) Docker
7 31 (2.67%) Hyper-V
8 29 (2.50%) VMware ESX
9 22 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
10 21 (1.81%) Firmware
10 21 (1.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 15 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.21%) KVM
12 14 (1.21%) Postfix
12 14 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 14 (1.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 11 (0.95%) Varnish
13 11 (0.95%) vCloud
14 10 (0.86%) Samba
14 10 (0.86%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 285 (24.57%) Puppet
2 148 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.66%) Nagios
4 47 (4.05%) NetBackup
4 47 (4.05%) Ansible
5 38 (3.28%) Tivoli
6 34 (2.93%) Red Hat Satellite
7 32 (2.76%) Salt
8 31 (2.67%) BladeLogic
9 29 (2.50%) Graphite
10 28 (2.41%) yum
11 25 (2.16%) ITRS Geneos
12 20 (1.72%) Vagrant
13 18 (1.55%) Zenoss
13 18 (1.55%) Control-M
14 17 (1.47%) OpenView
15 16 (1.38%) Data Guard
15 16 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 14 (1.21%) FortiGate
16 14 (1.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 908 (78.28%) Red Hat
2 403 (34.74%) Oracle
3 278 (23.97%) VMware
4 148 (12.76%) HP
5 139 (11.98%) Microsoft
6 123 (10.60%) IBM
7 91 (7.84%) Cisco
8 86 (7.41%) NetApp
9 79 (6.81%) Veritas
10 71 (6.12%) Sun
11 70 (6.03%) EMC
12 51 (4.40%) Splunk
13 36 (3.10%) Citrix
14 34 (2.93%) TIBCO
15 25 (2.16%) Informatica
15 25 (2.16%) Dell
15 25 (2.16%) Atlassian
16 24 (2.07%) Symantec
17 22 (1.90%) F5
18 19 (1.64%) Sybase
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