The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Kent 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 25 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.02% 6.18% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 18.80% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Average daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +39.00%
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 117 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.13% 32.87% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 50
Average daily rate £390 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £263 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) AIX
5 5 (41.67%) Replication
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (33.33%) Debian
6 4 (33.33%) DB2
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (16.67%) Squid
8 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (16.67%) Nagios

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (33.33%) DB2
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Senior DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) Debian
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) OCP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (8.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (16.67%) Squid
3 1 (8.33%) SRDF
3 1 (8.33%) Varnish
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) EMC