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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 45 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 31 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.15% 1.26% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.79% 5.50% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 6
Average daily rate £448 £415 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.83% -11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £341 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +63.86%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Berkshire

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
263 200 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.70% 22.83% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 107 85
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 14
Average hourly rate £50.28 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.83% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 30 (88.24%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) Bash Shell
2 21 (61.76%) Puppet
3 18 (52.94%) Ansible
3 18 (52.94%) DevOps
3 18 (52.94%) Python
4 17 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (50.00%) CentOS
5 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
6 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
7 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 14 (41.18%) Web Services
8 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (38.24%) RESTful
8 13 (38.24%) Ubuntu
8 13 (38.24%) ELK Stack
8 13 (38.24%) Terraform
8 13 (38.24%) Graphite
8 13 (38.24%) Sensu
8 13 (38.24%) logstash
8 13 (38.24%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (32.35%) Shell Script
9 11 (32.35%) SLA
10 9 (26.47%) Unix
10 9 (26.47%) VMware
11 8 (23.53%) Windows
11 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (38.24%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) 3G
1 2 (5.88%) 3GPP
1 2 (5.88%) 4G
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) LTE
1 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.94%) IPsec
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (44.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 15 (44.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (26.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 8 (23.53%) Linux Scripter
6 6 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (17.65%) Elasticsearch Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
7 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Linux Support
7 4 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Administrator
8 3 (8.82%) Consultant
8 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 2 (5.88%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Web Services
2 13 (38.24%) ELK Stack
2 13 (38.24%) RESTful
2 13 (38.24%) Sensu
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) CentOS
3 13 (38.24%) Ubuntu
4 9 (26.47%) Unix
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps
2 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
3 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
8 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Bash Shell
2 18 (52.94%) Python
3 17 (50.00%) Java
4 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 11 (32.35%) Shell Script
6 5 (14.71%) Perl
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) AWK
7 4 (11.76%) sed
8 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CCNA
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.88%) HNC
1 2 (5.88%) MCSE
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Docker
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.88%) XenServer
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) Puppet
2 18 (52.94%) Ansible
3 13 (38.24%) Graphite
3 13 (38.24%) logstash
3 13 (38.24%) Terraform
4 5 (14.71%) Nagios
5 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.94%) SCCM
6 1 (2.94%) SCOM
6 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) Remedy
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) RightScale