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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 198 170 206
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +36
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 257 261 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.06% 1.21% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 5.91% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 182 174
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £34.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +136.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +46.31%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5005 4415 5461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.69% 20.44% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 2869 3369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 234 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 72 £425 +1.19% 16
Uxbridge - 3 £225 - 2
Hammersmith -1 2 £236 -7.35% 1
Romford - 2 £538 - 1
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 493 (91.47%) Linux
2 448 (83.12%) Red Hat
3 288 (53.43%) UNIX
4 211 (39.15%) Oracle
5 192 (35.62%) Windows
6 182 (33.77%) Solaris
7 166 (30.80%) Perl
8 155 (28.76%) Finance
9 152 (28.20%) VMware
10 146 (27.09%) SAN
11 115 (21.34%) Puppet
12 109 (20.22%) HP
13 103 (19.11%) Python
14 101 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 97 (18.00%) DNS
16 96 (17.81%) Apache
17 94 (17.44%) SQL
18 89 (16.51%) Clustering
19 86 (15.96%) Veritas
20 85 (15.77%) Oracle Database
21 84 (15.58%) Firewall
22 82 (15.21%) EMC
23 81 (15.03%) ITIL
24 79 (14.66%) Banking
24 79 (14.66%) NAS
25 77 (14.29%) Java
26 76 (14.10%) Migration
27 73 (13.54%) Bash Shell
28 70 (12.99%) SQL Server
29 67 (12.43%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 96 (17.81%) Apache
2 53 (9.83%) Tomcat
3 38 (7.05%) WebLogic
4 23 (4.27%) nginx
5 19 (3.53%) IIS
6 14 (2.60%) MS Exchange
6 14 (2.60%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.04%) Documentum
8 9 (1.67%) Confluence
8 9 (1.67%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.48%) Node.js
10 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.93%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.93%) CMS
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle Spatial
12 4 (0.74%) WordPress
12 4 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.93%) RMDS
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.19%) Documaker
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.19%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.86%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.30%) IaaS
6 5 (0.93%) Joyent
6 5 (0.93%) SaaS
7 4 (0.74%) PaaS
7 4 (0.74%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Route 53
8 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 146 (27.09%) SAN
2 97 (18.00%) DNS
3 84 (15.58%) Firewall
4 79 (14.66%) NAS
5 67 (12.43%) TCP/IP
6 56 (10.39%) LDAP
7 37 (6.86%) DHCP
8 33 (6.12%) Multicast
9 25 (4.64%) HTTP
9 25 (4.64%) SSH
10 22 (4.08%) VLAN
11 18 (3.34%) FTP
12 14 (2.60%) VPN
13 13 (2.41%) Network Security
14 12 (2.23%) SNMP
14 12 (2.23%) SMTP
15 10 (1.86%) WAN
16 9 (1.67%) Internet
17 8 (1.48%) LAN
18 7 (1.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.77%) Oracle Database
2 70 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 52 (9.65%) MySQL
4 49 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 32 (5.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 28 (5.19%) RDBMS
6 28 (5.19%) Relational Database
7 23 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (4.27%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (2.04%) Big Data
10 9 (1.67%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (1.30%) Redis
11 7 (1.30%) Sybase ASE
12 6 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.93%) EDRMS
13 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.97%) Subversion
3 11 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.48%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.11%) JIRA
5 6 (1.11%) ClearQuest
5 6 (1.11%) JUnit
5 6 (1.11%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.74%) Maven
6 4 (0.74%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.56%) Hudson
8 2 (0.37%) WebLOAD
8 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.37%) JMeter
8 2 (0.37%) Toad
9 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.19%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.19%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Ant
9 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
General
1 155 (28.76%) Finance
2 79 (14.66%) Banking
3 28 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 20 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.60%) Back Office
6 13 (2.41%) Games
7 9 (1.67%) Front Office
8 6 (1.11%) Retail
9 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.74%) Advertising
10 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.56%) Marketing
11 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (24.30%) Administrator
2 95 (17.63%) Systems Administrator
3 70 (12.99%) UNIX Administrator
4 64 (11.87%) Architect
5 62 (11.50%) Linux Engineer
6 55 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
7 53 (9.83%) Support Engineer
8 47 (8.72%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 43 (7.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 37 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
11 36 (6.68%) DBA
12 34 (6.31%) Infrastructure Architect
13 33 (6.12%) UNIX Engineer
14 32 (5.94%) Consultant
15 28 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
16 27 (5.01%) Applications Support
17 23 (4.27%) Linux Support
18 20 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
19 19 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 18 (3.34%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.09%) Middleware
2 40 (7.42%) J2EE
3 30 (5.57%) Rendezvous
4 22 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 22 (4.08%) Web Services
5 20 (3.71%) XML
5 20 (3.71%) LAMP
6 13 (2.41%) JSON
7 12 (2.23%) HTML
8 11 (2.04%) .NET
8 11 (2.04%) CSS
9 9 (1.67%) REST
10 8 (1.48%) Regular Expression
11 7 (1.30%) QuickFIX
12 6 (1.11%) Spring
12 6 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (1.11%) JMX
12 6 (1.11%) SOAP
13 5 (0.93%) HTML5
13 5 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 89 (16.51%) Clustering
2 37 (6.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (5.75%) Fixed Income
4 28 (5.19%) Replication
5 22 (4.08%) CLARiiON
6 21 (3.90%) Open Source
7 11 (2.04%) Online Games
8 9 (1.67%) Celerra
8 9 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.30%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.11%) Wiki
11 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.93%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.93%) Social Network
12 4 (0.74%) CESG
12 4 (0.74%) W3C
12 4 (0.74%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.74%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.74%) Social Media
12 4 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 493 (91.47%) Linux
2 288 (53.43%) UNIX
3 192 (35.62%) Windows
4 182 (33.77%) Solaris
5 60 (11.13%) CentOS
6 40 (7.42%) HPUX
7 37 (6.86%) Ubuntu
8 36 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (6.12%) AIX
10 31 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (5.19%) SUSE
12 21 (3.90%) Windows 7
13 13 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (1.86%) Debian
14 10 (1.86%) VMS
15 9 (1.67%) Fedora
16 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.56%) Scientific Linux
17 3 (0.56%) NetWare
17 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (15.03%) ITIL
2 76 (14.10%) Migration
3 58 (10.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 50 (9.28%) Change Management
4 50 (9.28%) Project Management
5 49 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 40 (7.42%) Load Balancing
6 40 (7.42%) Capacity Management
7 39 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
8 37 (6.86%) Electronic Trading
9 35 (6.49%) Low Latency
10 33 (6.12%) TOGAF
11 25 (4.64%) Enterprise Architecture
12 24 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (3.71%) Zachman Framework
14 20 (3.71%) Service Management
15 19 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (3.34%) High Availability
17 17 (3.15%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 166 (30.80%) Perl
2 103 (19.11%) Python
3 94 (17.44%) SQL
4 77 (14.29%) Java
5 73 (13.54%) Bash Shell
6 63 (11.69%) Shell Script
7 43 (7.98%) Ruby
8 26 (4.82%) PHP
9 22 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 21 (3.90%) VB
11 15 (2.78%) JavaScript
12 14 (2.60%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.04%) Bourne shell
14 7 (1.30%) C
15 6 (1.11%) C#
16 5 (0.93%) sed
16 5 (0.93%) C++
16 5 (0.93%) VBScript
16 5 (0.93%) Korn
16 5 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 41 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 33 (6.12%) RHCE
3 25 (4.64%) Degree
4 24 (4.45%) SC Cleared
5 22 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 17 (3.15%) OCP
6 17 (3.15%) Oracle Certification
7 16 (2.97%) OCA
8 13 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.04%) Sun Certification
10 9 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.11%) MCSE
12 6 (1.11%) CCNP
13 5 (0.93%) CCNA
14 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.56%) NCDA
15 3 (0.56%) MCITP
15 3 (0.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.04%) SLA
2 9 (1.67%) QA
3 7 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 101 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (12.24%) NFS
3 65 (12.06%) VMware ESX
4 51 (9.46%) Oracle RAC
5 44 (8.16%) Active Directory
6 30 (5.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 27 (5.01%) vSphere
7 27 (5.01%) Oracle RMAN
8 23 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (3.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 19 (3.53%) Xen
10 19 (3.53%) XenApp
11 18 (3.34%) KVM
12 15 (2.78%) Sendmail
12 15 (2.78%) Samba
13 12 (2.23%) Hyper-V
14 11 (2.04%) Veritas File System
15 8 (1.48%) Cronacle
16 7 (1.30%) XenServer
17 6 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 115 (21.34%) Puppet
2 49 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (8.91%) Nagios
4 23 (4.27%) Data Guard
5 19 (3.53%) NetBackup
6 18 (3.34%) EMC NetWorker
7 16 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 16 (2.97%) Cobbler
8 13 (2.41%) Ganglia
9 12 (2.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 10 (1.86%) YUM
10 10 (1.86%) Zenoss
10 10 (1.86%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.86%) HAProxy
11 9 (1.67%) StatsD
11 9 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (1.48%) Tivoli
13 7 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (1.30%) Control-M
13 7 (1.30%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 448 (83.12%) Red Hat
2 211 (39.15%) Oracle
3 152 (28.20%) VMware
4 109 (20.22%) HP
5 86 (15.96%) Veritas
6 82 (15.21%) EMC
7 62 (11.50%) Sun
8 59 (10.95%) Cisco
9 51 (9.46%) Microsoft
10 49 (9.09%) NetApp
11 42 (7.79%) JBoss
12 40 (7.42%) Citrix
13 37 (6.86%) Reuters
14 34 (6.31%) TIBCO
14 34 (6.31%) IBM
15 29 (5.38%) eSpeed
15 29 (5.38%) MarketAxess
16 22 (4.08%) Splunk
17 21 (3.90%) Brocade
18 20 (3.71%) Sybase
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