The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 16 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 Milton Keynes 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 65 51 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.42% 0.95% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £356 £600 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +90.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +54.44%
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
211 105 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.42% 19.37% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 37 71
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 32
Average hourly rate £15.35 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £15.50 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Buckinghamshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
4 4 (57.14%) AIX
4 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (57.14%) HACMP
4 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) Cognos
6 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (28.57%) JDBC
6 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
6 2 (28.57%) LPAR
6 2 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) AIX Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) HACMP
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) LPAR
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) AWK
3 1 (14.29%) sed
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos
3 2 (28.57%) Teradata
3 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft