The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 1 August 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 Gloucestershire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 44 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.08% 0.42% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.60% 1.39% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
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£350 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 72 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.15% 30.00% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 27 70
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.03 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Gloucester - 4 £363 - 2
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
1 27 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (37.04%) SAN
3 10 (37.04%) DNS
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
5 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) QA
6 7 (25.93%) Drupal
6 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 7 (25.93%) Ruby
6 7 (25.93%) Squid
6 7 (25.93%) NFS
6 7 (25.93%) SNMP
6 7 (25.93%) SMTP
6 7 (25.93%) NetApp
6 7 (25.93%) Apache
6 7 (25.93%) RSS
6 7 (25.93%) LDAP
6 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.93%) UNIX
6 7 (25.93%) Perl
6 7 (25.93%) PHP
6 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (25.93%) Drupal
1 7 (25.93%) Apache
1 7 (25.93%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 10 (37.04%) SAN
2 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) SNMP
3 7 (25.93%) SMTP
3 7 (25.93%) LDAP
4 5 (18.52%) Network Security
4 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (7.41%) MSI
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Administrator
3 7 (25.93%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Build Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Security Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) jQuery
1 7 (25.93%) RSS
1 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) UNIX
2 7 (25.93%) CentOS
3 5 (18.52%) HPUX
3 5 (18.52%) Solaris
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 2 (7.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Network Design
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 7 (25.93%) Ruby
2 7 (25.93%) Perl
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
3 5 (18.52%) Korn
3 5 (18.52%) VB
3 5 (18.52%) Bourne shell
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) Squid
2 7 (25.93%) NFS
2 7 (25.93%) qmail
2 7 (25.93%) VirtualBox
3 6 (22.22%) Varnish
4 5 (18.52%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) NetApp
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Acronis
5 2 (7.41%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) 3Com
6 1 (3.70%) Zend
6 1 (3.70%) HP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-400 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago