The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 23 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 Middlesex 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 26 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.43% 1.72% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 13.79% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£500 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.88% 12.45% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 17
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £515 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £42.75 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £30.90 £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Middlesex region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Middlesex region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Varnish
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Web Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Varnish
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
1 1 (33.33%) Munin
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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