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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 64 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 0.29% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.83% 1.23% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
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£425 £335 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -31.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-16.65% +0.71%
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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
261 243 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.19% 23.85% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 115 89
Average daily rate £385 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £172 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 19
Average hourly rate £18.55 £14.84 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.70 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) Red Hat
3 16 (72.73%) UNIX
4 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 10 (45.45%) PKI
6 9 (40.91%) LTE
6 9 (40.91%) 4G
6 9 (40.91%) 3G
6 9 (40.91%) Solaris
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle
8 7 (31.82%) Java
8 7 (31.82%) PHP
9 6 (27.27%) Apache
9 6 (27.27%) 3GPP
9 6 (27.27%) IPsec
9 6 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
10 5 (22.73%) Line Management
10 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (22.73%) Degree
10 5 (22.73%) Electronics
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Middleware
10 5 (22.73%) JBoss
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) SSL
10 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
10 5 (22.73%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (27.27%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 5 (22.73%) JBoss
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 9 (40.91%) 3G
2 9 (40.91%) LTE
2 9 (40.91%) 4G
3 6 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (27.27%) IPsec
3 6 (27.27%) 3GPP
4 5 (22.73%) SSL
5 4 (18.18%) SSH
6 3 (13.64%) 2G
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) HTTP
6 3 (13.64%) GSM
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 2 (9.09%) M3UA
7 2 (9.09%) MGW
7 2 (9.09%) SCTP
7 2 (9.09%) XCAP
7 2 (9.09%) LDAP
7 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) JMS
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.55%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) PKI
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (18.18%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) UNIX
3 9 (40.91%) Solaris
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) VMS
5 1 (4.55%) Fedora
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Line Management
2 4 (18.18%) Release Management
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
1 7 (31.82%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.55%) Xen
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) XenServer
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas File System
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Sun
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) VMware