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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 51 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 3.09% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £420 £493 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +63.86%
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
135 162 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.44% 25.51% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 79
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £24.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% +84.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.35 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stevenage -4 2 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Puppet
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Drupal
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) SpaceWire
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (20.00%) ClearQuest
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
1 2 (20.00%) Avionics
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Scripter
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Software Validation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (20.00%) VMS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) CMMI
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) ANSI C
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ECSS
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
1 3 (30.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) Cygwin
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Bacula
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) hybris
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle