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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 64 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 0.60% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.13% 3.06% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
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£415 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £310 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+3.79% -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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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
218 196 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.32% 19.50% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 81 81
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 24
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £19.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 31 (81.58%) Linux
2 29 (76.32%) Red Hat
3 20 (52.63%) UNIX
4 15 (39.47%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) Oracle
6 12 (31.58%) PHP
6 12 (31.58%) DevOps
7 11 (28.95%) Puppet
7 11 (28.95%) Windows
8 10 (26.32%) Perl
8 10 (26.32%) Solaris
9 9 (23.68%) HP
9 9 (23.68%) DNS
10 8 (21.05%) Python
10 8 (21.05%) Ruby
11 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
11 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
11 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
11 7 (18.42%) MCollective
12 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.79%) LTE
12 6 (15.79%) 4G
12 6 (15.79%) Veritas
12 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
12 6 (15.79%) 3G
13 5 (13.16%) 2G
13 5 (13.16%) Firewall
13 5 (13.16%) Korn
13 5 (13.16%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Drupal
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) 3G
3 6 (15.79%) LTE
3 6 (15.79%) 4G
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 5 (13.16%) 2G
4 5 (13.16%) FTP
4 5 (13.16%) HTTP
4 5 (13.16%) GSM
4 5 (13.16%) VoIP
5 4 (10.53%) DHCP
5 4 (10.53%) SMPP
5 4 (10.53%) Megaco
5 4 (10.53%) TCAP
5 4 (10.53%) SCCP
5 4 (10.53%) INAP
5 4 (10.53%) SSH
5 4 (10.53%) LDAP
5 4 (10.53%) M3UA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Support
3 4 (10.53%) Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Migration Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) MCollective
2 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
4 3 (7.89%) J2EE
4 3 (7.89%) Middleware
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.63%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) JMS
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.63%) Ajax
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) PKI
2 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) UNIX
3 11 (28.95%) Windows
4 10 (26.32%) Solaris
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.26%) AIX
9 1 (2.63%) HPUX
9 1 (2.63%) Debian
9 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) DevOps
2 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Release Management
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.63%) OO
6 1 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) PHP
3 10 (26.32%) Perl
4 8 (21.05%) Python
4 8 (21.05%) Ruby
5 5 (13.16%) Korn
6 3 (7.89%) sed
6 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.89%) AWK
7 2 (5.26%) VB
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.63%) PHP5
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) HNC
1 3 (7.89%) MCSE
1 3 (7.89%) CCNA
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.89%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) NFS
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.63%) Xen
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) Nagios
2 5 (13.16%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Red Hat
2 13 (34.21%) Oracle
3 9 (23.68%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) Veritas
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix
5 5 (13.16%) Sun
5 5 (13.16%) Altiris
6 4 (10.53%) Isilon
7 3 (7.89%) Remedy
7 3 (7.89%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco
8 2 (5.26%) EMC
8 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.63%) Zend
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (2.63%) IBM