The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Essex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 57 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.15% - 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% - 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £438 - £356
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 - £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +54.44%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
198 90 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.32% 21.23% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 32 55
Average daily rate £400 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 14
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +5.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.48 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 4 £500 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) JBoss
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
5 4 (40.00%) GlassFish
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) COM+
5 4 (40.00%) webMethods
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 3 (30.00%) Software AG
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) DataPower
7 2 (20.00%) Splunk
7 2 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
8 1 (10.00%) HTML
8 1 (10.00%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) GlassFish
4 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) COM+
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) JBoss
3 4 (40.00%) webMethods
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Software AG
5 2 (20.00%) Splunk
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) Sun
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards