The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 22 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 Reading 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 65 63 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 1.23% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.69% 4.65% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
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£201 £325 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.07% -20.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £244 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £470 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
223 258 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.31% 26.49% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 114 116
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 19
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.60 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (36.36%) zOS
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (36.36%) Xen
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Django
5 3 (27.27%) Nessus
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (9.09%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) C Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Django
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Derivative
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) zOS
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (9.09%) Debian
6 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) High Availability
1 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Change Management
1 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
1 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Xen
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) RHEV
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) StorageTek
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
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