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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 206 173 184
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 222 292 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.38% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.20% 6.04% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 199 173
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +63.86%
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
4267 4838 4798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.15% 22.81% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2914 3323 3147
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 153 210
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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
City of London +26 32 £475 +7.04% 11
Croydon -8 6 £450 -2.70%
Hammersmith +5 3 £525 +2.94%
Docklands, London +7 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £425 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 527 (91.49%) Linux
2 340 (59.03%) Red Hat
3 227 (39.41%) Puppet
4 223 (38.72%) DevOps
5 176 (30.56%) Unix
6 175 (30.38%) VMware
7 174 (30.21%) Finance
7 174 (30.21%) Bash Shell
8 170 (29.51%) Java
9 153 (26.56%) CentOS
10 149 (25.87%) Jenkins
11 146 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (24.83%) Configuration Management
13 142 (24.65%) Ruby
14 141 (24.48%) Oracle
15 136 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 135 (23.44%) Git (software)
17 124 (21.53%) Windows
18 121 (21.01%) Python
19 119 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
20 105 (18.23%) Perl
21 99 (17.19%) Ubuntu
22 98 (17.01%) Scrum
23 96 (16.67%) SQL
24 93 (16.15%) Maven
25 83 (14.41%) Banking
26 81 (14.06%) Shell Script
26 81 (14.06%) Build Automation
27 80 (13.89%) MCollective
28 78 (13.54%) ZABBIX

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 68 (11.81%) Apache
2 59 (10.24%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.34%) nginx
4 24 (4.17%) JBoss
5 21 (3.65%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.13%) Confluence
6 18 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 15 (2.60%) Apache Spark
8 14 (2.43%) SAS
8 14 (2.43%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.08%) IIS
9 12 (2.08%) Node.js
10 9 (1.56%) Drupal
11 7 (1.22%) ArcGIS
11 7 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.22%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.69%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.56%) SPSS
3 5 (0.87%) MS Office
4 3 (0.52%) HipChat
4 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Magento
2 4 (0.69%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.35%) Documaker
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.04%) GitHub
4 5 (0.87%) SaaS
5 4 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.69%) IaaS
5 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.52%) PaaS
6 3 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.35%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (12.15%) DNS
2 50 (8.68%) SAN
3 46 (7.99%) LDAP
3 46 (7.99%) TCP/IP
4 29 (5.03%) HTTP
5 25 (4.34%) Kerberos
6 23 (3.99%) Firewall
7 20 (3.47%) Internet
7 20 (3.47%) NAS
8 14 (2.43%) SSL
9 12 (2.08%) SMTP
10 11 (1.91%) BGP
10 11 (1.91%) LAN
11 10 (1.74%) SSH
12 9 (1.56%) SNMP
12 9 (1.56%) WAN
13 7 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (1.22%) VPN
14 6 (1.04%) IMAP
14 6 (1.04%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (13.19%) MySQL
2 73 (12.67%) Oracle Database
3 52 (9.03%) SQL Server
4 51 (8.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 40 (6.94%) Sybase ASE
6 39 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (4.86%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.82%) Big Data
8 22 (3.82%) MongoDB
9 21 (3.65%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (2.60%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.26%) Apache Hive
13 12 (2.08%) DB2
13 12 (2.08%) HBase
14 11 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
15 10 (1.74%) Relational Database
16 9 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 7 (1.22%) KDB
Development Applications
1 149 (25.87%) Jenkins
2 135 (23.44%) Git (software)
3 93 (16.15%) Maven
4 38 (6.60%) Subversion
5 26 (4.51%) JIRA
6 14 (2.43%) Ant
7 12 (2.08%) Hudson
8 6 (1.04%) Grunt
8 6 (1.04%) gulp
8 6 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (1.04%) Mocha
8 6 (1.04%) QUnit
9 5 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.87%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.87%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.69%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.69%) Gradle
11 3 (0.52%) JUnit
11 3 (0.52%) Mercurial
General
1 174 (30.21%) Finance
2 83 (14.41%) Banking
3 23 (3.99%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.95%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.26%) Retail
7 12 (2.08%) Front Office
8 8 (1.39%) Legal
9 7 (1.22%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) International Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 149 (25.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 101 (17.53%) Administrator
3 77 (13.37%) Linux Engineer
4 65 (11.28%) DBA
5 60 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
6 47 (8.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 45 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
7 45 (7.81%) Operations Engineer
7 45 (7.81%) Unix Administrator
8 44 (7.64%) Oracle DBA
9 43 (7.47%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 40 (6.94%) Sybase DBA
11 35 (6.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 33 (5.73%) Developer
13 31 (5.38%) Automation Engineer
14 28 (4.86%) Architect
15 25 (4.34%) Analyst
16 24 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
17 23 (3.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 22 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (13.89%) MCollective
2 50 (8.68%) Web Services
3 29 (5.03%) Middleware
4 22 (3.82%) LAMP
5 15 (2.60%) RESTful
5 15 (2.60%) SAML
6 14 (2.43%) HTML
7 13 (2.26%) CSS
7 13 (2.26%) HTML5
8 11 (1.91%) JMS
8 11 (1.91%) Spring
9 10 (1.74%) J2EE
9 10 (1.74%) Kafka
10 9 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
11 8 (1.39%) .NET
11 8 (1.39%) ELK Stack
11 8 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
11 8 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (1.22%) Apache Avro
12 7 (1.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.42%) Clustering
2 47 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 46 (7.99%) Replication
4 20 (3.47%) Client/Server
5 19 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.39%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.39%) Mobile Computing
9 7 (1.22%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.04%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.04%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.04%) MPEG
11 5 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.87%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 527 (91.49%) Linux
2 176 (30.56%) Unix
3 153 (26.56%) CentOS
4 124 (21.53%) Windows
5 99 (17.19%) Ubuntu
6 74 (12.85%) Solaris
7 58 (10.07%) Windows Server
8 33 (5.73%) AIX
9 30 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (4.17%) SUSE
10 24 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (3.65%) Debian
12 18 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.39%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.22%) Fedora
15 5 (0.87%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.69%) HPUX
16 4 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.35%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (38.72%) DevOps
2 146 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (24.83%) Configuration Management
4 119 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
5 98 (17.01%) Scrum
6 81 (14.06%) Build Automation
7 39 (6.77%) High Availability
7 39 (6.77%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (5.38%) ITIL
9 31 (5.38%) Service Management
10 28 (4.86%) Migration
11 27 (4.69%) Analytics
11 27 (4.69%) Change Management
12 26 (4.51%) Open Source
13 23 (3.99%) E-Commerce
14 22 (3.82%) Incident Management
15 20 (3.47%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (3.13%) TDD
16 18 (3.13%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 174 (30.21%) Bash Shell
2 170 (29.51%) Java
3 142 (24.65%) Ruby
4 121 (21.01%) Python
5 105 (18.23%) Perl
6 96 (16.67%) SQL
7 81 (14.06%) Shell Script
8 30 (5.21%) PHP
9 25 (4.34%) PowerShell
10 20 (3.47%) JavaScript
11 16 (2.78%) Korn
12 13 (2.26%) C
13 11 (1.91%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.39%) C++
14 8 (1.39%) Go
14 8 (1.39%) Jython
15 7 (1.22%) C#
16 6 (1.04%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.52%) Scala
17 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (11.98%) Security Cleared
2 66 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.95%) Degree
4 15 (2.60%) RHCE
5 12 (2.08%) RHCSA
6 7 (1.22%) SAS Certification
7 6 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.87%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.87%) OCP
8 5 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.69%) RHCA
9 4 (0.69%) VCAP
9 4 (0.69%) VCDX
9 4 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.52%) MCSE
10 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.35%) CCNA
11 2 (0.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.87%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.35%) SAS 70
3 2 (0.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 136 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (8.68%) Oracle RAC
3 44 (7.64%) Active Directory
4 31 (5.38%) Docker
5 22 (3.82%) NFS
6 18 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 17 (2.95%) KVM
8 15 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 14 (2.43%) Terminal Services
9 14 (2.43%) vSphere
10 12 (2.08%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.74%) RHEV
11 10 (1.74%) Squid
12 9 (1.56%) Hyper-V
12 9 (1.56%) QEMU
12 9 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (1.22%) XenApp
14 6 (1.04%) Varnish
15 5 (0.87%) GlusterFS
15 5 (0.87%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 227 (39.41%) Puppet
2 78 (13.54%) ZABBIX
3 70 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
4 59 (10.24%) Ansible
5 43 (7.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 40 (6.94%) Data Guard
7 23 (3.99%) Nagios
8 16 (2.78%) CFEngine
9 15 (2.60%) yum
10 12 (2.08%) logstash
11 8 (1.39%) Kubernetes
12 7 (1.22%) Cobbler
12 7 (1.22%) Control-M
12 7 (1.22%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.22%) SELinux
13 6 (1.04%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.87%) Kibana
14 5 (0.87%) Oracle ZFS
14 5 (0.87%) Salt
15 4 (0.69%) Xymon
Vendors
1 340 (59.03%) Red Hat
2 175 (30.38%) VMware
3 141 (24.48%) Oracle
4 57 (9.90%) IBM
5 54 (9.38%) HP
6 49 (8.51%) Sybase
7 41 (7.12%) Microsoft
7 41 (7.12%) Veritas
8 32 (5.56%) EMC
9 27 (4.69%) NetApp
10 26 (4.51%) SAP
11 22 (3.82%) Atlassian
12 19 (3.30%) Cisco
13 15 (2.60%) Sun
14 14 (2.43%) CA
15 12 (2.08%) Citrix
15 12 (2.08%) Dell
16 11 (1.91%) SolarWinds
17 10 (1.74%) Splunk
18 9 (1.56%) F5
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