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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 63 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 12 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 0.68% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.24% 2.91% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
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£450 £201 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.60% -38.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £202 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +18.05%
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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
229 206 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.21% 23.28% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 88 95
Average daily rate £417 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 19
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £20.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
3 11 (50.00%) PKI
3 11 (50.00%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 9 (40.91%) IPsec
5 9 (40.91%) LTE
5 9 (40.91%) 4G
5 9 (40.91%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (36.36%) Electronics
6 8 (36.36%) Degree
6 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 7 (31.82%) 3GPP
7 7 (31.82%) Python
7 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 7 (31.82%) MS Office
7 7 (31.82%) 3G
8 6 (27.27%) Ruby
8 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) Perl
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) Puppet
9 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (22.73%) DevOps
9 5 (22.73%) Line Management
10 4 (18.18%) TeamCity

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) IPsec
1 9 (40.91%) LTE
1 9 (40.91%) 4G
1 9 (40.91%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) 3GPP
3 7 (31.82%) 3G
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
4 2 (9.09%) OSPF
4 2 (9.09%) BGP
4 2 (9.09%) VRRP
4 2 (9.09%) FCAPS
4 2 (9.09%) SSH
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) IKE
4 2 (9.09%) SNMP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Hudson
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 8 (36.36%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) PKI
2 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) SUSE
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Fedora
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) DevOps
1 5 (22.73%) Line Management
2 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Python
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
3 4 (18.18%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (9.09%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) VMware