The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 42 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 25 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.76% 1.88% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.32% 5.63% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £290 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
203 373 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.41% 33.39% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 176 75
Average daily rate £300 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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 34 (85.00%) Linux
2 28 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 19 (47.50%) UNIX
4 16 (40.00%) Windows
5 11 (27.50%) Java
5 11 (27.50%) Oracle
5 11 (27.50%) DNS
6 10 (25.00%) Citrix
6 10 (25.00%) HP
6 10 (25.00%) Perl
6 10 (25.00%) DevOps
7 9 (22.50%) Puppet
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (22.50%) PHP
8 8 (20.00%) Veritas
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.50%) IBM
9 7 (17.50%) Solaris
9 7 (17.50%) Python
9 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
9 7 (17.50%) Altiris
9 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.50%) Ruby
10 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (15.00%) MCollective
10 6 (15.00%) Korn
10 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (15.00%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) 3G
3 5 (12.50%) FTP
3 5 (12.50%) GSM
3 5 (12.50%) VoIP
3 5 (12.50%) 2G
3 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) 4G
3 5 (12.50%) LTE
4 4 (10.00%) MGW
4 4 (10.00%) NAS
4 4 (10.00%) SCTP
4 4 (10.00%) XCAP
4 4 (10.00%) M3UA
4 4 (10.00%) SMPP
4 4 (10.00%) Megaco
4 4 (10.00%) TCAP
4 4 (10.00%) SCCP
4 4 (10.00%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Linux Support
2 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Server Support
6 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) MCollective
1 6 (15.00%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) jQuery
2 2 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (5.00%) Ajax
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.50%) Laravel
3 1 (2.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) UNIX
3 16 (40.00%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (17.50%) Solaris
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.50%) AIX
8 3 (7.50%) zOS
8 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.00%) Debian
10 1 (2.50%) HPUX
10 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.00%) Analytics
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Time Management
5 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (5.00%) MVC
5 2 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (2.50%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) Perl
3 9 (22.50%) PHP
4 7 (17.50%) Python
4 7 (17.50%) Ruby
5 6 (15.00%) Korn
6 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.50%) VB
6 3 (7.50%) C
6 3 (7.50%) AWK
6 3 (7.50%) sed
6 3 (7.50%) Bourne shell
7 2 (5.00%) PHP5
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CCNA
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.50%) MCSE
1 3 (7.50%) HNC
1 3 (7.50%) RHCSA
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) NFS
3 4 (10.00%) Xen
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Puppet
2 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
3 6 (15.00%) Nagios
4 4 (10.00%) Cobbler
4 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Nessus
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
3 10 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (20.00%) Veritas
5 7 (17.50%) IBM
5 7 (17.50%) Altiris
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco
6 5 (12.50%) Isilon
7 4 (10.00%) Brocade
8 3 (7.50%) Remedy
8 3 (7.50%) EMC
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.50%) Sun
8 3 (7.50%) VMware
9 2 (5.00%) Zend
9 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.50%) Symantec