The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 62 54 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.39% 0.35% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.19% 1.25% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£313 - £238
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 - £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
168 160 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.94% 28.22% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 51 39
Average daily rate £425 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £133 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 42 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £44.23 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Essex region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Essex region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Brentwood - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) VMS
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) VisualVM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) VMS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) webMethods
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) BT
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) Spiceworks