The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 30 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.28% 4.55% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.06% 16.67% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £378 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.09 £36.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +2.11%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 60 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.36% 27.27% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 43
Average daily rate £400 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
Maidstone - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
3 10 (76.92%) Veritas
3 10 (76.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (61.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (61.54%) Puppet
4 8 (61.54%) HACMP
4 8 (61.54%) Clustering
4 8 (61.54%) Perl
5 7 (53.85%) Solaris
5 7 (53.85%) Python
5 7 (53.85%) LDAP
5 7 (53.85%) NFS
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (46.15%) NetBackup
7 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
7 5 (38.46%) AIX
7 5 (38.46%) MySQL
8 4 (30.77%) HP
8 4 (30.77%) IBM
8 4 (30.77%) Project Management
8 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
8 4 (30.77%) Symantec
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LDAP
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Support
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) HACMP
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Solaris
4 5 (38.46%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (61.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (53.85%) NFS
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (46.15%) NetBackup
4 2 (15.38%) Control-M
4 2 (15.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
2 10 (76.92%) Veritas
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Sun
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle