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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 177 174 141
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 260 260 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.20% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.45% 5.68% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 172 181
Average daily rate
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£450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+7.58% -
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
4773 4579 4258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.48% 21.07% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3270 3040 2716
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 213 242
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £43.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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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 +6 41 £425 -2.85% 30
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £625 -
Greenford - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 505 (96.74%) Linux
2 380 (72.80%) Red Hat
3 183 (35.06%) UNIX
4 168 (32.18%) Windows
5 156 (29.89%) Java
6 153 (29.31%) Puppet
7 138 (26.44%) Oracle
8 135 (25.86%) Perl
9 126 (24.14%) Bash Shell
10 124 (23.75%) DevOps
11 123 (23.56%) Finance
12 117 (22.41%) VMware
13 115 (22.03%) CentOS
13 115 (22.03%) Solaris
14 102 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
15 98 (18.77%) Git (software)
16 97 (18.58%) Banking
17 96 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
18 95 (18.20%) Maven
18 95 (18.20%) Security Cleared
18 95 (18.20%) Ruby
18 95 (18.20%) Jenkins
19 93 (17.82%) Python
20 87 (16.67%) Shell Script
21 85 (16.28%) Change Management
22 84 (16.09%) DNS
23 82 (15.71%) Apache
23 82 (15.71%) SQL
24 80 (15.33%) Ubuntu
25 71 (13.60%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 82 (15.71%) Apache
2 70 (13.41%) Tomcat
3 63 (12.07%) WebLogic
4 46 (8.81%) WebSphere
5 34 (6.51%) IIS
6 33 (6.32%) JBoss
7 15 (2.87%) nginx
7 15 (2.87%) OpenStack
8 12 (2.30%) Confluence
9 11 (2.11%) MS Exchange
10 10 (1.92%) SharePoint
10 10 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.96%) Lync
13 5 (0.96%) Documentum
14 4 (0.77%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.77%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 41 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.77%) MS Project
2 4 (0.77%) MS Office
2 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.38%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.57%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.38%) Agresso
4 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.70%) PaaS
2 29 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.34%) GitHub
5 5 (0.96%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.96%) SaaS
6 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.38%) IaaS
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.38%) ElastiCache
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.38%) Route 53
8 1 (0.19%) Joyent
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (16.09%) DNS
2 70 (13.41%) TCP/IP
3 64 (12.26%) SAN
4 44 (8.43%) Firewall
5 37 (7.09%) HTTP
6 29 (5.56%) DHCP
7 28 (5.36%) SSL
8 21 (4.02%) Internet
9 16 (3.07%) NAS
10 14 (2.68%) LDAP
11 13 (2.49%) iSCSI
12 12 (2.30%) WAN
13 11 (2.11%) LAN
13 11 (2.11%) FTP
13 11 (2.11%) Multicast
14 10 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (1.53%) Kerberos
16 7 (1.34%) Network Security
17 6 (1.15%) VoIP
18 5 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.15%) Oracle Database
2 51 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 44 (8.43%) MySQL
4 21 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.34%) WhereScape RED
10 7 (1.34%) Big Data
11 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.77%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 98 (18.77%) Git (software)
2 95 (18.20%) Maven
2 95 (18.20%) Jenkins
3 40 (7.66%) Subversion
4 27 (5.17%) JIRA
5 26 (4.98%) Ant
6 14 (2.68%) Gradle
7 13 (2.49%) JUnit
7 13 (2.49%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.30%) Mercurial
9 9 (1.72%) Hudson
9 9 (1.72%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.34%) Selenium
11 5 (0.96%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.77%) NetBeans
13 3 (0.57%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.57%) TortoiseSVN
13 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.57%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.38%) Grunt
General
1 123 (23.56%) Finance
2 97 (18.58%) Banking
3 28 (5.36%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.45%) Games
5 14 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.72%) Retail
8 8 (1.53%) Marketing
9 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.57%) Publishing
10 3 (0.57%) Front Office
11 2 (0.38%) Law
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (14.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (14.56%) Developer
3 67 (12.84%) Administrator
4 52 (9.96%) Linux Engineer
5 39 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
6 32 (6.13%) Linux Administrator
7 27 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (4.98%) Analyst
8 26 (4.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 24 (4.60%) DBA
9 24 (4.60%) Perl Developer
10 23 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (4.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 19 (3.64%) Consultant
12 19 (3.64%) UNIX Administrator
13 18 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 17 (3.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 16 (3.07%) UNIX Engineer
15 16 (3.07%) Architect
15 16 (3.07%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (12.64%) Middleware
2 44 (8.43%) Web Services
3 43 (8.24%) XML
4 36 (6.90%) .NET
5 18 (3.45%) Java EE
6 17 (3.26%) Rendezvous
7 16 (3.07%) WebSphere MQ
7 16 (3.07%) SOAP
8 14 (2.68%) LAMP
9 13 (2.49%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (2.30%) HTML
10 12 (2.30%) JMS
11 11 (2.11%) JSON
12 10 (1.92%) Django
12 10 (1.92%) MCollective
13 7 (1.34%) RESTful
14 6 (1.15%) XSLT
14 6 (1.15%) J2EE
14 6 (1.15%) EJB
15 5 (0.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.13%) Open Source
3 28 (5.36%) Clustering
4 27 (5.17%) Replication
5 26 (4.98%) Oracle Exalogic
6 20 (3.83%) Fixed Income
7 16 (3.07%) Online Games
8 11 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.34%) Wiki
11 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.57%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.57%) VLE
13 2 (0.38%) Equities
13 2 (0.38%) Contract for Difference
13 2 (0.38%) Spread Betting
13 2 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 505 (96.74%) Linux
2 183 (35.06%) UNIX
3 168 (32.18%) Windows
4 115 (22.03%) Solaris
4 115 (22.03%) CentOS
5 80 (15.33%) Ubuntu
6 50 (9.58%) SUSE
7 49 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (7.47%) AIX
9 33 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (2.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 11 (2.11%) HPUX
13 9 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.77%) Debian
16 3 (0.57%) Fedora
16 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (23.75%) DevOps
2 102 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
3 96 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (16.28%) Change Management
5 60 (11.49%) Scrum
6 57 (10.92%) Configuration Management
6 57 (10.92%) ITIL
7 44 (8.43%) Build Automation
8 37 (7.09%) OO
9 35 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (6.13%) Automated Testing
11 27 (5.17%) Migration
12 24 (4.60%) Load Balancing
13 21 (4.02%) Performance Monitoring
14 19 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (3.45%) Project Management
15 18 (3.45%) Low Latency
16 15 (2.87%) Capacity Management
17 14 (2.68%) Kernel Tuning
18 13 (2.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (29.89%) Java
2 135 (25.86%) Perl
3 126 (24.14%) Bash Shell
4 95 (18.20%) Ruby
5 93 (17.82%) Python
6 87 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 82 (15.71%) SQL
8 35 (6.70%) PHP
9 22 (4.21%) C++
10 16 (3.07%) Korn
11 14 (2.68%) C
12 13 (2.49%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.92%) Jython
14 8 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.34%) Groovy
15 7 (1.34%) Scala
16 6 (1.15%) C-shell
16 6 (1.15%) JavaScript
17 4 (0.77%) ABAP
17 4 (0.77%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 95 (18.20%) Security Cleared
2 67 (12.84%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.60%) DV Cleared
4 22 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.87%) MCSE
6 13 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.30%) RHCE
8 6 (1.15%) Degree
9 5 (0.96%) CCIE
9 5 (0.96%) CCNP
10 4 (0.77%) CCNA
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.77%) RHCA
10 4 (0.77%) MCITP
11 3 (0.57%) VCP4
11 3 (0.57%) RHCT
12 2 (0.38%) OCP
12 2 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.34%) SLA
2 5 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (6.51%) Active Directory
3 32 (6.13%) vSphere
4 21 (4.02%) NFS
5 20 (3.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (2.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.92%) KVM
10 9 (1.72%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.53%) Hyper-V
11 8 (1.53%) Platform Symphony
11 8 (1.53%) Varnish
12 7 (1.34%) vCloud
12 7 (1.34%) RHEV
12 7 (1.34%) XenApp
13 6 (1.15%) Xen
13 6 (1.15%) Firmware
14 5 (0.96%) Squid
14 5 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 153 (29.31%) Puppet
2 67 (12.84%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (7.85%) Ansible
4 35 (6.70%) Nagios
5 19 (3.64%) NetBackup
6 16 (3.07%) BladeLogic
7 12 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 12 (2.30%) Cobbler
7 12 (2.30%) Data Guard
7 12 (2.30%) ITRS Geneos
8 11 (2.11%) Tivoli
9 10 (1.92%) yum
10 9 (1.72%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 8 (1.53%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.53%) Control-M
12 7 (1.34%) Backup Exec
12 7 (1.34%) SCOM
12 7 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 380 (72.80%) Red Hat
2 138 (26.44%) Oracle
3 117 (22.41%) VMware
4 71 (13.60%) Microsoft
5 68 (13.03%) HP
6 49 (9.39%) EMC
7 46 (8.81%) NetApp
8 43 (8.24%) Cisco
8 43 (8.24%) IBM
9 30 (5.75%) Veritas
10 25 (4.79%) Sybase
11 22 (4.21%) TIBCO
12 17 (3.26%) Citrix
12 17 (3.26%) Splunk
13 16 (3.07%) Sun
14 14 (2.68%) Reuters
15 13 (2.49%) Symantec
16 12 (2.30%) Atlassian
17 11 (2.11%) Infoblox
18 10 (1.92%) DataSynapse
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