The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 169 184 187
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 318 303 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.21% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.66% 5.24% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 205 185
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £389 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +19.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £58.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £36.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+172.10% +17.60%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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 London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5616 5786 5583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.98% 23.06% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3737 3819 3440
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 252 331
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
City of London +23 84 £450 +12.50% 22
Docklands, London +9 2 £438 +2.94%
Wembley - 2 £275 -
West Drayton - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 552 (95.67%) Linux
2 477 (82.67%) Red Hat
3 216 (37.44%) UNIX
4 211 (36.57%) Oracle
5 193 (33.45%) Windows
6 177 (30.68%) Perl
7 155 (26.86%) Banking
8 153 (26.52%) SQL
9 144 (24.96%) Finance
10 140 (24.26%) Python
11 126 (21.84%) Puppet
12 120 (20.80%) Solaris
13 117 (20.28%) Bash Shell
14 116 (20.10%) Java
15 114 (19.76%) VMware
16 97 (16.81%) SAN
17 94 (16.29%) Shell Script
18 87 (15.08%) Apache
19 81 (14.04%) CentOS
20 78 (13.52%) Tomcat
20 78 (13.52%) Oracle Database
21 73 (12.65%) DevOps
22 72 (12.48%) Microsoft
23 71 (12.31%) Firewall
24 69 (11.96%) ITIL
24 69 (11.96%) MySQL
24 69 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
24 69 (11.96%) Investment Banking
25 66 (11.44%) Change Management
25 66 (11.44%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 87 (15.08%) Apache
2 78 (13.52%) Tomcat
3 53 (9.19%) WebLogic
4 41 (7.11%) IIS
4 41 (7.11%) WebSphere
5 24 (4.16%) MS Exchange
6 23 (3.99%) SharePoint
7 22 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (3.47%) OpenStack
8 20 (3.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 14 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (2.25%) nginx
11 11 (1.91%) Confluence
12 10 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.56%) Moodle
13 9 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.21%) MQSeries
15 6 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (0.87%) Documentum
16 5 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.73%) MS Project
3 9 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.52%) MS Office
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.52%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 2 (0.35%) RMDS
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) Magento
7 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.73%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.04%) IaaS
7 4 (0.69%) SaaS
8 3 (0.52%) PaaS
9 2 (0.35%) Office 365
9 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.17%) Joyent
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 97 (16.81%) SAN
2 71 (12.31%) Firewall
3 65 (11.27%) DNS
4 48 (8.32%) TCP/IP
5 45 (7.80%) LDAP
6 39 (6.76%) NAS
7 36 (6.24%) Multicast
8 27 (4.68%) HTTP
9 23 (3.99%) SSL
9 23 (3.99%) SSH
10 17 (2.95%) Internet
10 17 (2.95%) DHCP
11 14 (2.43%) Kerberos
12 13 (2.25%) FTP
13 12 (2.08%) Intranet
14 11 (1.91%) WAN
15 10 (1.73%) VPN
15 10 (1.73%) VLAN
16 9 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
16 9 (1.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (13.52%) Oracle Database
2 69 (11.96%) MySQL
3 48 (8.32%) SQL Server
4 39 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 31 (5.37%) Sybase ASE
6 25 (4.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 24 (4.16%) Relational Database
8 17 (2.95%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.60%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.43%) DB2
11 12 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.73%) NoSQL
14 9 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
16 7 (1.21%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 62 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 39 (6.76%) Subversion
3 37 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.33%) Maven
5 11 (1.91%) JIRA
6 10 (1.73%) JUnit
7 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.87%) Hudson
8 4 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.52%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.52%) Ant
9 3 (0.52%) Selenium
9 3 (0.52%) jMock
9 3 (0.52%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.35%) FishEye
10 2 (0.35%) Toad
11 1 (0.17%) Behat
11 1 (0.17%) Gradle
11 1 (0.17%) DbUnit
General
1 155 (26.86%) Banking
2 144 (24.96%) Finance
3 69 (11.96%) Investment Banking
4 27 (4.68%) Front Office
5 18 (3.12%) Games
6 15 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.08%) Retail
8 6 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.69%) Advertising
10 3 (0.52%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) French Language
10 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) International Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (12.82%) Administrator
2 71 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
3 58 (10.05%) Developer
3 58 (10.05%) Analyst
4 57 (9.88%) DBA
5 54 (9.36%) Linux Engineer
6 43 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 39 (6.76%) Applications Support
8 37 (6.41%) Linux Administrator
9 32 (5.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 32 (5.55%) Support Engineer
10 31 (5.37%) Linux Support
11 30 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (5.20%) Oracle DBA
12 27 (4.68%) Consultant
13 26 (4.51%) Architect
14 25 (4.33%) UNIX Administrator
15 24 (4.16%) Sybase DBA
15 24 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (4.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.75%) Middleware
2 52 (9.01%) Web Services
3 42 (7.28%) XML
4 39 (6.76%) LAMP
5 37 (6.41%) .NET
6 28 (4.85%) Rendezvous
7 22 (3.81%) MCollective
8 21 (3.64%) Java EE
9 20 (3.47%) JSON
10 19 (3.29%) JMS
11 15 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
12 14 (2.43%) HTML
13 10 (1.73%) SOAP
13 10 (1.73%) J2EE
14 9 (1.56%) Regular Expression
14 9 (1.56%) QuickFIX
15 8 (1.39%) CSS
15 8 (1.39%) WCF
16 7 (1.21%) HTML5
17 6 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.45%) Replication
2 39 (6.76%) Clustering
2 39 (6.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (6.07%) Open Source
4 32 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (5.20%) Fixed Income
6 22 (3.81%) Enterprise Storage
7 17 (2.95%) Oracle Exalogic
8 16 (2.77%) Online Games
9 12 (2.08%) CLARiiON
9 12 (2.08%) Symmetrix
10 10 (1.73%) Wiki
11 9 (1.56%) E-Learning
11 9 (1.56%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.21%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.21%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.04%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.87%) VLE
14 5 (0.87%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 552 (95.67%) Linux
2 216 (37.44%) UNIX
3 193 (33.45%) Windows
4 120 (20.80%) Solaris
5 81 (14.04%) CentOS
6 64 (11.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (9.88%) Ubuntu
8 40 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (5.37%) AIX
10 29 (5.03%) SUSE
11 12 (2.08%) Debian
12 11 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.73%) VMS
14 8 (1.39%) HPUX
15 5 (0.87%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.69%) Fedora
17 3 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
18 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
19 1 (0.17%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (12.65%) DevOps
2 69 (11.96%) ITIL
3 66 (11.44%) Change Management
3 66 (11.44%) Migration
4 60 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (8.84%) Configuration Management
6 49 (8.49%) Project Management
7 47 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (7.45%) Electronic Trading
9 40 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
10 39 (6.76%) Capacity Management
11 38 (6.59%) Low Latency
12 36 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (6.24%) OO
13 35 (6.07%) Scrum
14 31 (5.37%) Load Balancing
15 27 (4.68%) Release Management
16 24 (4.16%) Root Cause Analysis
17 21 (3.64%) Build Automation
18 18 (3.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (30.68%) Perl
2 153 (26.52%) SQL
3 140 (24.26%) Python
4 117 (20.28%) Bash Shell
5 116 (20.10%) Java
6 94 (16.29%) Shell Script
7 58 (10.05%) Ruby
8 47 (8.15%) PHP
9 34 (5.89%) PowerShell
10 31 (5.37%) Korn
11 19 (3.29%) C++
12 18 (3.12%) C
13 16 (2.77%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.43%) JavaScript
15 13 (2.25%) C-shell
16 12 (2.08%) VB
17 11 (1.91%) C#
17 11 (1.91%) Jython
18 9 (1.56%) sed
19 8 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.60%) RHCE
4 15 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.43%) Degree
6 13 (2.25%) MCSE
7 12 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.73%) MCITP
9 8 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.39%) CCNA
10 5 (0.87%) MCSA
10 5 (0.87%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.87%) RHCT
10 5 (0.87%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.69%) MCTS
11 4 (0.69%) CCNP
12 3 (0.52%) CISSP
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.21%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.87%) SLA
2 5 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 69 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (8.84%) Oracle RAC
3 46 (7.97%) Active Directory
4 26 (4.51%) NFS
4 26 (4.51%) Oracle RMAN
5 23 (3.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 20 (3.47%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.43%) XenApp
8 12 (2.08%) vSphere
8 12 (2.08%) RHEV
9 11 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.73%) Veritas File System
10 10 (1.73%) Xen
11 7 (1.21%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.04%) Varnish
12 6 (1.04%) GPFS
12 6 (1.04%) Platform Symphony
13 5 (0.87%) Hyper-V
14 4 (0.69%) Postfix
14 4 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 126 (21.84%) Puppet
2 45 (7.80%) Nagios
3 42 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (4.85%) Data Guard
5 22 (3.81%) Control-M
5 22 (3.81%) ITRS Geneos
6 21 (3.64%) YUM
7 19 (3.29%) NetBackup
8 18 (3.12%) Tivoli
8 18 (3.12%) SCOM
9 14 (2.43%) BladeLogic
10 11 (1.91%) BMC PATROL
11 10 (1.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 9 (1.56%) Cobbler
12 9 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (1.56%) SCCM
13 8 (1.39%) ZABBIX
13 8 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
13 8 (1.39%) Opsview
14 7 (1.21%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 477 (82.67%) Red Hat
2 211 (36.57%) Oracle
3 114 (19.76%) VMware
4 72 (12.48%) Microsoft
5 60 (10.40%) HP
6 51 (8.84%) EMC
7 49 (8.49%) Sybase
8 48 (8.32%) IBM
9 39 (6.76%) Veritas
9 39 (6.76%) TIBCO
10 38 (6.59%) NetApp
11 36 (6.24%) Sun
12 34 (5.89%) JBoss
13 32 (5.55%) Cisco
14 28 (4.85%) Reuters
15 26 (4.51%) MarketAxess
16 24 (4.16%) eSpeed
17 23 (3.99%) BMC
17 23 (3.99%) Citrix
18 13 (2.25%) SolarWinds
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