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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 41 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.32% 4.10% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 15.63% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £466 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £530 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.17 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.55% -16.65%
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
81 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.88% 26.23% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 46
Median daily rate £388 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £147 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Perl
2 15 (71.43%) Python
3 13 (61.90%) Unix
3 13 (61.90%) Finance
4 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 11 (52.38%) Puppet
6 10 (47.62%) Veritas
6 10 (47.62%) HACMP
7 8 (38.10%) Clustering
7 8 (38.10%) LDAP
7 8 (38.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (33.33%) DevOps
8 7 (33.33%) DNS
8 7 (33.33%) NFS
9 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 6 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (23.81%) Ansible
10 5 (23.81%) Solaris
10 5 (23.81%) MySQL
11 4 (19.05%) Oracle
11 4 (19.05%) AIX
11 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
11 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
11 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (14.29%) Oracle Clusterware

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LDAP
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Senior DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) REST
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) HACMP
2 8 (38.10%) Clustering
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Unix
3 5 (23.81%) Solaris
4 4 (19.05%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) Windows
6 1 (4.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) CMMI
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Perl
1 15 (71.43%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (33.33%) NFS
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.76%) Firmware
6 1 (4.76%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (4.76%) Gluster
6 1 (4.76%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (4.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Puppet
2 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (23.81%) Ansible
4 3 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Cacti
6 1 (4.76%) Nagios
6 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 10 (47.62%) Veritas
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) BMC
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Ektron
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Siebel
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec