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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 206 191 180
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 265 295 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 1.16% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% 5.10% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 209 182
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £327
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +18.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £58.00 - £45.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £43.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+248.83% +70.29%
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
5655 5786 5328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.93% 22.83% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3894 3840 3461
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 230 265
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +8 71 £400 - 18
Docklands, London +14 1 £425 -5.55%
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - - 2
Bromley - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 524 (96.15%) Linux
2 434 (79.63%) Red Hat
3 189 (34.68%) UNIX
4 175 (32.11%) Oracle
5 169 (31.01%) Windows
6 158 (28.99%) Perl
7 141 (25.87%) Banking
8 134 (24.59%) SQL
9 132 (24.22%) Java
10 130 (23.85%) Finance
11 120 (22.02%) Python
12 118 (21.65%) Puppet
13 117 (21.47%) Bash Shell
14 106 (19.45%) CentOS
15 105 (19.27%) Solaris
15 105 (19.27%) VMware
16 93 (17.06%) Shell Script
17 88 (16.15%) Apache
18 87 (15.96%) SAN
19 82 (15.05%) DevOps
20 81 (14.86%) Tomcat
21 75 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
22 74 (13.58%) Git (software)
23 73 (13.39%) Microsoft
24 69 (12.66%) DNS
24 69 (12.66%) Ruby
25 68 (12.48%) MySQL
26 67 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
26 67 (12.29%) Investment Banking
27 66 (12.11%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 88 (16.15%) Apache
2 81 (14.86%) Tomcat
3 57 (10.46%) WebLogic
4 44 (8.07%) IIS
5 42 (7.71%) WebSphere
6 29 (5.32%) JBoss
7 25 (4.59%) SharePoint
8 24 (4.40%) MS Exchange
9 23 (4.22%) OpenStack
10 22 (4.04%) IBM HTTP Server
11 21 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (2.57%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (2.20%) Confluence
14 10 (1.83%) nginx
14 10 (1.83%) Moodle
14 10 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 7 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (1.28%) Documentum
17 5 (0.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 21 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.83%) MS Project
3 9 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.73%) MS Office
6 2 (0.37%) Stata
7 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.55%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 3 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.55%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.18%) RMDS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.83%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.47%) PaaS
6 6 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.37%) Office 365
7 2 (0.37%) Joyent
7 2 (0.37%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (15.96%) SAN
2 69 (12.66%) DNS
3 56 (10.28%) Firewall
4 42 (7.71%) TCP/IP
5 40 (7.34%) NAS
6 38 (6.97%) LDAP
7 30 (5.50%) HTTP
8 28 (5.14%) Multicast
9 23 (4.22%) SSL
10 22 (4.04%) Internet
11 20 (3.67%) SSH
12 16 (2.94%) DHCP
13 14 (2.57%) FTP
14 12 (2.20%) WAN
14 12 (2.20%) Intranet
15 10 (1.83%) Ethernet
15 10 (1.83%) Kerberos
16 8 (1.47%) VPN
16 8 (1.47%) BIG-IP
17 6 (1.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.48%) MySQL
2 60 (11.01%) Oracle Database
3 40 (7.34%) SQL Server
4 27 (4.95%) Sybase ASE
5 26 (4.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.57%) DB2
8 13 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (2.20%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.65%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
14 7 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 74 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 51 (9.36%) Jenkins
3 44 (8.07%) Subversion
4 38 (6.97%) Maven
5 12 (2.20%) JIRA
6 11 (2.02%) JUnit
7 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.92%) Hudson
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.73%) Selenium
8 4 (0.73%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.55%) Ant
9 3 (0.55%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.55%) jMock
9 3 (0.55%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.37%) FishEye
11 1 (0.18%) Behat
11 1 (0.18%) Gradle
11 1 (0.18%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
General
1 141 (25.87%) Banking
2 130 (23.85%) Finance
3 67 (12.29%) Investment Banking
4 26 (4.77%) Front Office
5 18 (3.30%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.75%) Games
7 8 (1.47%) Retail
8 5 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
9 4 (0.73%) Publishing
10 3 (0.55%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) French Language
10 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (13.21%) Developer
2 60 (11.01%) Systems Administrator
2 60 (11.01%) Administrator
3 51 (9.36%) Analyst
4 50 (9.17%) Linux Engineer
5 46 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 44 (8.07%) DBA
7 30 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
7 30 (5.50%) Linux Administrator
8 29 (5.32%) Consultant
9 27 (4.95%) Applications Support
9 27 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 24 (4.40%) Linux Support
11 22 (4.04%) Perl Developer
12 21 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
13 20 (3.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 20 (3.67%) Sybase DBA
13 20 (3.67%) UNIX Administrator
13 20 (3.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.83%) Middleware
2 56 (10.28%) Web Services
3 45 (8.26%) XML
3 45 (8.26%) .NET
4 35 (6.42%) LAMP
5 23 (4.22%) Java EE
5 23 (4.22%) MCollective
6 22 (4.04%) Rendezvous
7 21 (3.85%) JMS
8 20 (3.67%) JSON
9 15 (2.75%) HTML
9 15 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 11 (2.02%) SOAP
11 10 (1.83%) Regular Expression
12 9 (1.65%) CSS
13 8 (1.47%) WCF
14 7 (1.28%) RESTful
14 7 (1.28%) HTML5
15 6 (1.10%) J2EE
16 5 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.79%) Replication
2 32 (5.87%) Open Source
3 29 (5.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.77%) Clustering
6 25 (4.59%) Fixed Income
7 21 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 19 (3.49%) Oracle Exalogic
9 14 (2.57%) Online Games
10 13 (2.39%) CLARiiON
11 12 (2.20%) Symmetrix
12 10 (1.83%) Wiki
13 9 (1.65%) E-Learning
14 8 (1.47%) Blackberry
14 8 (1.47%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.47%) Computer Science
15 7 (1.28%) Hedge funds
15 7 (1.28%) Data Structures
16 6 (1.10%) VLE
17 5 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 524 (96.15%) Linux
2 189 (34.68%) UNIX
3 169 (31.01%) Windows
4 106 (19.45%) CentOS
5 105 (19.27%) Solaris
6 66 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (11.93%) Ubuntu
8 39 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (5.69%) SUSE
10 27 (4.95%) AIX
11 13 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (2.20%) Debian
13 10 (1.83%) VMS
14 5 (0.92%) Fedora
14 5 (0.92%) HPUX
14 5 (0.92%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (15.05%) DevOps
2 75 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (12.11%) Change Management
4 57 (10.46%) Migration
5 55 (10.09%) Configuration Management
6 51 (9.36%) ITIL
6 51 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (8.44%) Scrum
8 42 (7.71%) Project Management
9 39 (7.16%) OO
10 37 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
11 32 (5.87%) Electronic Trading
12 31 (5.69%) Low Latency
13 29 (5.32%) Capacity Management
13 29 (5.32%) Build Automation
14 28 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (4.95%) Load Balancing
16 21 (3.85%) Release Management
17 20 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (3.49%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (28.99%) Perl
2 134 (24.59%) SQL
3 132 (24.22%) Java
4 120 (22.02%) Python
5 117 (21.47%) Bash Shell
6 93 (17.06%) Shell Script
7 69 (12.66%) Ruby
8 59 (10.83%) PHP
9 33 (6.06%) Korn
10 30 (5.50%) PowerShell
11 19 (3.49%) C++
12 17 (3.12%) C
13 15 (2.75%) C-shell
14 14 (2.57%) PL/SQL
15 13 (2.39%) JavaScript
15 13 (2.39%) Jython
16 10 (1.83%) C#
16 10 (1.83%) sed
17 8 (1.47%) Scala
17 8 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.20%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.02%) MCSE
6 8 (1.47%) RHCE
6 8 (1.47%) MCITP
7 6 (1.10%) Degree
7 6 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.10%) CCNA
8 5 (0.92%) MCSA
8 5 (0.92%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.73%) MCTS
10 3 (0.55%) RHCT
10 3 (0.55%) CISSP
10 3 (0.55%) CCNP
10 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.37%) PMP
11 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.28%) SLA
2 5 (0.92%) QA
2 5 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 67 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (8.44%) Active Directory
3 35 (6.42%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (4.04%) NFS
5 18 (3.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 16 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (2.57%) vSphere
8 13 (2.39%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.20%) XenApp
9 12 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.83%) RHEV
10 10 (1.83%) Xen
11 9 (1.65%) Veritas File System
12 8 (1.47%) Platform Symphony
13 7 (1.28%) vCloud
13 7 (1.28%) XenDesktop
14 6 (1.10%) Varnish
14 6 (1.10%) GPFS
15 5 (0.92%) KVM
15 5 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 118 (21.65%) Puppet
2 49 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (7.34%) Nagios
4 19 (3.49%) Tivoli
4 19 (3.49%) Data Guard
5 18 (3.30%) SCOM
6 17 (3.12%) YUM
6 17 (3.12%) ITRS Geneos
7 16 (2.94%) Control-M
8 15 (2.75%) NetBackup
9 13 (2.39%) BladeLogic
9 13 (2.39%) Ansible
10 11 (2.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 10 (1.83%) Cobbler
11 10 (1.83%) ZABBIX
12 9 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (1.47%) Opsview
14 7 (1.28%) Zenoss
14 7 (1.28%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 434 (79.63%) Red Hat
2 175 (32.11%) Oracle
3 105 (19.27%) VMware
4 73 (13.39%) Microsoft
5 55 (10.09%) EMC
6 53 (9.72%) IBM
7 49 (8.99%) HP
8 47 (8.62%) Sybase
9 33 (6.06%) Cisco
10 31 (5.69%) TIBCO
11 30 (5.50%) Sun
12 29 (5.32%) Veritas
12 29 (5.32%) NetApp
13 22 (4.04%) Reuters
13 22 (4.04%) Citrix
14 21 (3.85%) MarketAxess
15 19 (3.49%) eSpeed
16 14 (2.57%) BMC
17 13 (2.39%) SolarWinds
18 12 (2.20%) Dell
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