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 28 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 51 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.82% 0.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 118 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.52% 25.71% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 40 83
Average daily rate £350 £293 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £146 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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
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 28 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
Basildon - - - -
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 28 July 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) JBoss
3 10 (71.43%) Apache
3 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
4 9 (64.29%) webMethods
4 9 (64.29%) GlassFish
5 7 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
5 7 (50.00%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (42.86%) COM+
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
6 6 (42.86%) IIS
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 5 (35.71%) VisualVM
7 5 (35.71%) Opsview
7 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (35.71%) Splunk
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) Software AG
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) DataPower
10 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 2 (14.29%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (71.43%) Apache
1 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 9 (64.29%) GlassFish
3 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) VisualVM
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Web Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) COM+
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) BCP
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Opsview
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) JBoss
2 9 (64.29%) webMethods
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) Splunk
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) Software AG
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Sun
7 1 (7.14%) NetApp
7 1 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
7 1 (7.14%) VMware