The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 London 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 162 185 171
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 293 262 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 1.08% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.47% 4.99% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 164 181
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £340 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5353 5255 5669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.70% 21.68% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3546 3419 3263
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 £185 £202 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 255 377
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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 +46 78 £450 +5.88% 18
Wembley - 2 £275 - 1
Chessington - 1 £375 -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 515 (95.37%) Linux
2 454 (84.07%) Red Hat
3 223 (41.30%) UNIX
4 204 (37.78%) Oracle
5 182 (33.70%) Windows
6 176 (32.59%) Perl
7 143 (26.48%) SQL
7 143 (26.48%) Finance
8 134 (24.81%) Python
9 119 (22.04%) Solaris
10 118 (21.85%) Puppet
11 116 (21.48%) VMware
11 116 (21.48%) Banking
12 110 (20.37%) Bash Shell
13 86 (15.93%) SAN
14 84 (15.56%) Java
15 81 (15.00%) Oracle Database
16 80 (14.81%) DevOps
17 78 (14.44%) CentOS
18 72 (13.33%) Firewall
19 69 (12.78%) Apache
20 68 (12.59%) MySQL
20 68 (12.59%) Shell Script
20 68 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
21 67 (12.41%) ITIL
22 65 (12.04%) Tomcat
22 65 (12.04%) Clustering
23 63 (11.67%) Migration
24 61 (11.30%) HP
25 57 (10.56%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 69 (12.78%) Apache
2 65 (12.04%) Tomcat
3 52 (9.63%) WebLogic
4 27 (5.00%) IIS
5 25 (4.63%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.78%) MS Exchange
6 15 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 12 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (2.04%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.85%) Confluence
9 10 (1.85%) nginx
10 9 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.67%) Moodle
11 8 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (1.30%) MQSeries
13 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.11%) Node.js
14 5 (0.93%) Oracle Spatial
14 5 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 5 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.11%) RMDS
4 5 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.19%) Global One
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.19%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (0.19%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.48%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.93%) IaaS
5 5 (0.93%) SaaS
6 4 (0.74%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.37%) PaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.37%) Office 365
7 2 (0.37%) Joyent
8 1 (0.19%) Route 53
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 86 (15.93%) SAN
2 72 (13.33%) Firewall
3 53 (9.81%) TCP/IP
4 51 (9.44%) DNS
5 44 (8.15%) LDAP
5 44 (8.15%) NAS
6 28 (5.19%) Multicast
7 22 (4.07%) SSH
8 19 (3.52%) HTTP
9 14 (2.59%) WAN
10 11 (2.04%) Internet
11 10 (1.85%) VPN
12 9 (1.67%) VLAN
12 9 (1.67%) Kerberos
12 9 (1.67%) Ethernet
12 9 (1.67%) FTP
13 8 (1.48%) DHCP
13 8 (1.48%) LAN
13 8 (1.48%) SSL
14 7 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 68 (12.59%) MySQL
3 56 (10.37%) SQL Server
4 45 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 31 (5.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 23 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 22 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
9 16 (2.96%) RDBMS
9 16 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (2.78%) NoSQL
11 13 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.85%) Redis
13 9 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (1.48%) DB2
14 8 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.37%) Subversion
3 27 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.22%) Maven
5 9 (1.67%) JIRA
6 6 (1.11%) JUnit
7 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.37%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.37%) FishEye
9 2 (0.37%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.37%) Toad
9 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.37%) Selenium
9 2 (0.37%) WebLOAD
9 2 (0.37%) jMock
10 1 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 143 (26.48%) Finance
2 116 (21.48%) Banking
3 43 (7.96%) Investment Banking
4 23 (4.26%) Front Office
5 20 (3.70%) Games
6 11 (2.04%) Retail
7 10 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.11%) Back Office
8 6 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.11%) Advertising
9 3 (0.56%) French Language
9 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.37%) Marketing
10 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (14.26%) Administrator
2 69 (12.78%) Systems Administrator
3 50 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
4 48 (8.89%) Architect
5 45 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (8.33%) DBA
6 43 (7.96%) Developer
6 43 (7.96%) Linux Administrator
7 41 (7.59%) Analyst
8 38 (7.04%) Applications Support
9 34 (6.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 32 (5.93%) Support Engineer
11 30 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
12 28 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
13 26 (4.81%) Storage Engineer
14 24 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (4.44%) Consultant
15 23 (4.26%) Linux Support
15 23 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
15 23 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.19%) Middleware
2 37 (6.85%) LAMP
3 34 (6.30%) XML
4 29 (5.37%) Web Services
5 23 (4.26%) Rendezvous
6 19 (3.52%) .NET
7 18 (3.33%) JSON
8 17 (3.15%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (2.78%) J2EE
9 15 (2.78%) MCollective
10 12 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (2.22%) Java EE
11 11 (2.04%) HTML
12 10 (1.85%) QuickFIX
13 9 (1.67%) Regular Expression
14 7 (1.30%) CSS
15 6 (1.11%) JMX
15 6 (1.11%) JMS
15 6 (1.11%) SOAP
16 5 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.04%) Clustering
2 41 (7.59%) Replication
3 34 (6.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (5.37%) Open Source
5 21 (3.89%) Fixed Income
6 17 (3.15%) Online Games
7 13 (2.41%) Oracle Exalogic
7 13 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (2.22%) CLARiiON
9 9 (1.67%) E-Learning
9 9 (1.67%) Wiki
10 7 (1.30%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.11%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.11%) Symmetrix
11 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.93%) VLE
12 5 (0.93%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.93%) AS400
12 5 (0.93%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 515 (95.37%) Linux
2 223 (41.30%) UNIX
3 182 (33.70%) Windows
4 119 (22.04%) Solaris
5 78 (14.44%) CentOS
6 54 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 41 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (5.56%) SUSE
10 27 (5.00%) AIX
11 15 (2.78%) Debian
11 15 (2.78%) Windows 7
12 14 (2.59%) HPUX
13 12 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (1.85%) VMS
15 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (1.30%) Fedora
17 5 (0.93%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.56%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (14.81%) DevOps
2 67 (12.41%) ITIL
3 63 (11.67%) Migration
4 57 (10.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 50 (9.26%) Change Management
6 42 (7.78%) Load Balancing
7 40 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 38 (7.04%) Project Management
9 37 (6.85%) Electronic Trading
10 34 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
11 31 (5.74%) Capacity Management
12 29 (5.37%) Release Management
13 28 (5.19%) Low Latency
14 27 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (4.63%) Scrum
16 24 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
17 22 (4.07%) OO
18 19 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (3.33%) E-Commerce
20 16 (2.96%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (32.59%) Perl
2 143 (26.48%) SQL
3 134 (24.81%) Python
4 110 (20.37%) Bash Shell
5 84 (15.56%) Java
6 68 (12.59%) Shell Script
7 50 (9.26%) Ruby
8 33 (6.11%) PHP
9 27 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 20 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.52%) Korn
12 14 (2.59%) JavaScript
13 13 (2.41%) C
14 12 (2.22%) sed
14 12 (2.22%) VB
15 10 (1.85%) Bourne shell
16 8 (1.48%) C++
17 7 (1.30%) C#
17 7 (1.30%) C-shell
18 6 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.15%) DV Cleared
4 16 (2.96%) RHCE
4 16 (2.96%) Degree
5 13 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.48%) OCP
8 8 (1.48%) OCA
8 8 (1.48%) MCSE
9 7 (1.30%) MCITP
9 7 (1.30%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.93%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.93%) MCSA
10 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.93%) CCNP
11 4 (0.74%) CCNA
11 4 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.30%) SLA
1 7 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 68 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (10.56%) Oracle RAC
3 42 (7.78%) Active Directory
4 38 (7.04%) VMware ESX
5 29 (5.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 20 (3.70%) NFS
6 20 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 17 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.59%) vSphere
9 13 (2.41%) XenApp
10 12 (2.22%) Xen
11 11 (2.04%) RHEV
12 10 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 8 (1.48%) KVM
14 7 (1.30%) Varnish
15 6 (1.11%) XenServer
16 5 (0.93%) GPFS
16 5 (0.93%) vCloud
17 4 (0.74%) SRDF
17 4 (0.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 118 (21.85%) Puppet
2 44 (8.15%) Nagios
3 42 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (5.00%) Data Guard
5 20 (3.70%) YUM
6 19 (3.52%) ITRS Geneos
6 19 (3.52%) SCOM
6 19 (3.52%) Tivoli
7 16 (2.96%) NetBackup
8 15 (2.78%) Control-M
9 13 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
11 11 (2.04%) BladeLogic
12 10 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
13 9 (1.67%) SCCM
13 9 (1.67%) HAProxy
14 8 (1.48%) Opsview
14 8 (1.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 8 (1.48%) Cobbler
14 8 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 454 (84.07%) Red Hat
2 204 (37.78%) Oracle
3 116 (21.48%) VMware
4 61 (11.30%) HP
5 50 (9.26%) EMC
6 48 (8.89%) Veritas
6 48 (8.89%) NetApp
6 48 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 43 (7.96%) Cisco
8 37 (6.85%) IBM
9 36 (6.67%) Sun
10 30 (5.56%) Sybase
10 30 (5.56%) TIBCO
11 28 (5.19%) JBoss
11 28 (5.19%) Citrix
12 27 (5.00%) Reuters
13 21 (3.89%) MarketAxess
14 20 (3.70%) BMC
14 20 (3.70%) Brocade
15 19 (3.52%) eSpeed
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Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
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