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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 52 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 15 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.80% 1.00% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.46% 4.08% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
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£415 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £257 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.80 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+63.86% +10.69%
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
201 245 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.13% 24.48% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 94 74
Average daily rate £328 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £176 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.00 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £19.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 36 (83.72%) Linux
2 30 (69.77%) Red Hat
3 23 (53.49%) UNIX
4 16 (37.21%) Java
5 14 (32.56%) Windows
6 13 (30.23%) PHP
7 12 (27.91%) Oracle
8 11 (25.58%) Perl
8 11 (25.58%) HP
8 11 (25.58%) DNS
8 11 (25.58%) DevOps
9 10 (23.26%) Puppet
9 10 (23.26%) Solaris
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (18.60%) Veritas
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (18.60%) Python
11 8 (18.60%) Ruby
12 7 (16.28%) Altiris
12 7 (16.28%) NetBackup
12 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
12 7 (16.28%) Citrix
12 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
12 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
12 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
12 7 (16.28%) MCollective
13 6 (13.95%) Open Source
13 6 (13.95%) Korn
13 6 (13.95%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (13.95%) Apache
1 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
4 5 (11.63%) 2G
4 5 (11.63%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) 3G
4 5 (11.63%) GSM
4 5 (11.63%) VoIP
4 5 (11.63%) FTP
4 5 (11.63%) HTTP
4 5 (11.63%) LTE
4 5 (11.63%) 4G
5 4 (9.30%) XCAP
5 4 (9.30%) M3UA
5 4 (9.30%) MGW
5 4 (9.30%) NAS
5 4 (9.30%) SCTP
5 4 (9.30%) LDAP
5 4 (9.30%) SMPP
5 4 (9.30%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.30%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Linux Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Linux Support
4 5 (11.63%) Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Server Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Server Support
7 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) MCollective
2 6 (13.95%) SOAP
3 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) J2EE
4 3 (6.98%) Middleware
4 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
5 2 (4.65%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) JMS
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.33%) Zend Framework
6 1 (2.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) UNIX
3 14 (32.56%) Windows
4 10 (23.26%) Solaris
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
8 6 (13.95%) AIX
9 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.65%) Debian
11 1 (2.33%) HPUX
11 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps
2 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.30%) Analytics
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Release Management
6 2 (4.65%) OO PHP
6 2 (4.65%) OO
6 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) PHP
3 11 (25.58%) Perl
4 8 (18.60%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) Ruby
5 6 (13.95%) Korn
6 3 (6.98%) AWK
6 3 (6.98%) VB
6 3 (6.98%) C
6 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.98%) sed
6 3 (6.98%) Bourne shell
7 2 (4.65%) PHP5
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) HNC
1 3 (6.98%) MCSE
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.98%) CCNA
1 3 (6.98%) RHCSA
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) NFS
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.33%) Xen
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
4 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Puppet
2 7 (16.28%) NetBackup
3 6 (13.95%) Nagios
4 4 (9.30%) Cobbler
4 4 (9.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Red Hat
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 11 (25.58%) HP
4 8 (18.60%) Veritas
5 7 (16.28%) Altiris
5 7 (16.28%) Citrix
6 5 (11.63%) IBM
6 5 (11.63%) Sun
6 5 (11.63%) Isilon
7 4 (9.30%) Brocade
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.98%) VMware
8 3 (6.98%) Remedy
8 3 (6.98%) EMC
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco
9 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.65%) Zend
10 1 (2.33%) Symantec