The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 53 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.59% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 1.73% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
176 173 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.43% 27.24% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 103
Average daily rate £375 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £138 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 32
Average hourly rate £29.75 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £34.00 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Watford - 4 £375 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Dell
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) SCOM
5 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) vCloud
6 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (25.00%) CentOS
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Games
6 3 (25.00%) Replication
6 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) ISDN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Platform Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) REST
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
1 3 (25.00%) Online Games
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) VMS
5 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 2 (16.67%) FreeBSD
6 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 2 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (25.00%) vCloud
4 3 (25.00%) NFS
5 1 (8.33%) Firmware
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle