The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 97 159 141
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 190 119 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.17% 1.22% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.13% 5.06% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 71 49
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £301 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.75 £39.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.30% -8.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-48.05% -16.75%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2080 2353 2272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.73% 24.04% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1272 1154
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 232 219
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South East region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South East region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +45 83 £435 +12.98% 12
Berkshire +38 51 £466 +20.32% 13
Surrey +13 41 £450 +21.21% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 12 £275 -51.11% 1
Oxfordshire -8 3 £438 +25.00% 2
West Sussex -5 1 £365 +65.90%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 420 (100.00%) Linux
2 261 (62.14%) Red Hat
3 140 (33.33%) VMware
4 123 (29.29%) Unix
4 123 (29.29%) Security Cleared
5 105 (25.00%) Windows
5 105 (25.00%) Oracle
6 104 (24.76%) SC Cleared
7 81 (19.29%) DevOps
8 80 (19.05%) Java
9 79 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 77 (18.33%) Microsoft
11 74 (17.62%) IBM
11 74 (17.62%) Solaris
12 73 (17.38%) Python
13 68 (16.19%) Puppet
14 67 (15.95%) SQL
15 66 (15.71%) SAN
16 63 (15.00%) ITIL
17 62 (14.76%) MySQL
17 62 (14.76%) Tomcat
17 62 (14.76%) Shell Script
18 61 (14.52%) Apache
18 61 (14.52%) Perl
19 58 (13.81%) Configuration Management
19 58 (13.81%) Ansible
20 56 (13.33%) XML
21 53 (12.62%) Veritas
21 53 (12.62%) CentOS
22 51 (12.14%) Git (software)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (14.76%) Tomcat
2 61 (14.52%) Apache
3 36 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 30 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 20 (4.76%) JBoss
6 14 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.67%) IIS
7 7 (1.67%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.43%) nginx
9 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.95%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (0.71%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.71%) GemFire
11 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.24%) Confluence
12 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.90%) MS Office
3 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.71%) assyst
3 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.67%) IaaS
4 6 (1.43%) PaaS
5 4 (0.95%) Office 365
6 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.71%) GitHub
6 3 (0.71%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.24%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.71%) SAN
2 51 (12.14%) SSL
3 46 (10.95%) TCP/IP
4 36 (8.57%) Firewall
5 31 (7.38%) DNS
6 29 (6.90%) IPv6
7 27 (6.43%) Fibre Channel
8 26 (6.19%) DHCP
8 26 (6.19%) LDAP
9 21 (5.00%) HTTP
9 21 (5.00%) VPN
10 20 (4.76%) IPsec
11 17 (4.05%) NAS
12 14 (3.33%) Internet
13 12 (2.86%) BGP
14 11 (2.62%) Reverse Proxy
15 10 (2.38%) IPv4
15 10 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
16 9 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (2.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.76%) MySQL
2 38 (9.05%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 29 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 16 (3.81%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.10%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.86%) OLTP
6 12 (2.86%) VLDB
7 9 (2.14%) Big Data
7 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.90%) DB2
8 8 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.43%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.19%) HBase
Development Applications
1 51 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 44 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 34 (8.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 31 (7.38%) Vagrant
5 25 (5.95%) Subversion
6 16 (3.81%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.57%) Maven
8 11 (2.62%) PHPUnit
9 9 (2.14%) Log4j
10 8 (1.90%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.67%) JIRA
11 7 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (1.43%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.43%) StarTeam
13 5 (1.19%) JUnit
13 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.71%) Gradle
15 2 (0.48%) IntelliJ
15 2 (0.48%) JMeter
General
1 50 (11.90%) Finance
2 16 (3.81%) Marketing
2 16 (3.81%) Retail
3 12 (2.86%) Banking
4 11 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.43%) Electronics
6 6 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.95%) Military
8 3 (0.71%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 79 (18.81%) Administrator
2 51 (12.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
4 47 (11.19%) Linux Engineer
5 38 (9.05%) Unix Administrator
6 35 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 35 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 34 (8.10%) Linux Administrator
8 32 (7.62%) Architect
9 30 (7.14%) Developer
10 27 (6.43%) Applications Support
11 25 (5.95%) Linux Support
12 24 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 22 (5.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 21 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
15 18 (4.29%) Analyst
15 18 (4.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 17 (4.05%) Technical Leader
17 16 (3.81%) Consultant
17 16 (3.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.33%) XML
2 50 (11.90%) Middleware
3 36 (8.57%) JSON
4 24 (5.71%) JMS
5 23 (5.48%) CSS
5 23 (5.48%) RabbitMQ
6 20 (4.76%) LAMP
7 19 (4.52%) Spring
8 18 (4.29%) jQuery
9 15 (3.57%) .NET
10 14 (3.33%) HTML
10 14 (3.33%) J2SE
10 14 (3.33%) REST
10 14 (3.33%) SOAP
11 11 (2.62%) ActiveMQ
11 11 (2.62%) CakePHP
11 11 (2.62%) LAPP Stack
11 11 (2.62%) SAML
12 10 (2.38%) Web Services
13 9 (2.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.81%) PKI
2 31 (7.38%) Clustering
3 29 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 27 (6.43%) Cryptography
5 26 (6.19%) Data Centre
6 19 (4.52%) Algorithms
7 18 (4.29%) Smart Meter
8 17 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (4.05%) EMC VMAX
9 15 (3.57%) Computer Science
9 15 (3.57%) EMC VNX
10 14 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.62%) Public Cloud
12 9 (2.14%) VCE vBlock
13 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.90%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.43%) HACMP
14 6 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.95%) Replication
16 3 (0.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 420 (100.00%) Linux
2 123 (29.29%) Unix
3 105 (25.00%) Windows
4 74 (17.62%) Solaris
5 53 (12.62%) CentOS
6 51 (12.14%) AIX
7 45 (10.71%) Windows Server
8 31 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (5.48%) Ubuntu
10 21 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (3.10%) Windows 7
12 11 (2.62%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (2.38%) Windows 10
14 7 (1.67%) SUSE
15 6 (1.43%) Debian
16 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.71%) Fedora
17 3 (0.71%) VMS
18 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
19 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (19.29%) DevOps
2 63 (15.00%) ITIL
3 58 (13.81%) Configuration Management
4 42 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (9.76%) High Availability
6 33 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (7.38%) Migration
8 21 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (4.76%) Change Management
10 19 (4.52%) Project Management
10 19 (4.52%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.05%) Scrum
12 16 (3.81%) Open Source
13 15 (3.57%) Mentoring
14 14 (3.33%) Integration Testing
15 13 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (3.10%) Problem Management
15 13 (3.10%) Unit Testing
15 13 (3.10%) Workflow
16 12 (2.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 80 (19.05%) Java
2 73 (17.38%) Python
3 67 (15.95%) SQL
4 62 (14.76%) Shell Script
5 61 (14.52%) Perl
6 50 (11.90%) Bash Shell
7 43 (10.24%) PowerShell
8 30 (7.14%) PHP
9 27 (6.43%) JavaScript
10 19 (4.52%) VBScript
11 18 (4.29%) VB
12 16 (3.81%) C
13 13 (3.10%) C++
13 13 (3.10%) Ruby
14 10 (2.38%) C#
14 10 (2.38%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.90%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.67%) Korn
17 6 (1.43%) Bourne shell
18 1 (0.24%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 123 (29.29%) Security Cleared
2 104 (24.76%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.24%) DV Cleared
4 20 (4.76%) Degree
5 16 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (3.33%) MCSE
6 14 (3.33%) RHCE
7 13 (3.10%) CCNP
7 13 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.38%) MCSA
10 6 (1.43%) MCSD
11 4 (0.95%) MCP
12 3 (0.71%) RHCT
13 2 (0.48%) CCNA
13 2 (0.48%) NCDA
13 2 (0.48%) NCIE
13 2 (0.48%) RHCA
13 2 (0.48%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.48%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.76%) QA
2 15 (3.57%) SLA
3 8 (1.90%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (12.14%) Active Directory
3 43 (10.24%) vSphere
4 31 (7.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 23 (5.48%) Hyper-V
6 18 (4.29%) GlusterFS
7 17 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (3.81%) Docker
9 14 (3.33%) VMware ESX
10 13 (3.10%) Oracle Clusterware
11 12 (2.86%) KVM
12 11 (2.62%) vCloud
12 11 (2.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 10 (2.38%) NFS
14 9 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (1.43%) Veritas File System
16 4 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 4 (0.95%) XenApp
17 3 (0.71%) HDFS
17 3 (0.71%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 68 (16.19%) Puppet
2 58 (13.81%) Ansible
3 32 (7.62%) NetBackup
4 25 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (5.71%) Red Hat Satellite
6 20 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 16 (3.81%) Oracle ZFS
8 13 (3.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 12 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
9 12 (2.86%) SCCM
10 11 (2.62%) Nagios
11 10 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (2.38%) Tivoli
12 7 (1.67%) ZABBIX
13 6 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (1.43%) Legato
13 6 (1.43%) yum
14 4 (0.95%) NetApp OnCommand
15 3 (0.71%) Cacti
15 3 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 261 (62.14%) Red Hat
2 140 (33.33%) VMware
3 105 (25.00%) Oracle
4 77 (18.33%) Microsoft
5 74 (17.62%) IBM
6 53 (12.62%) Veritas
7 51 (12.14%) EMC
8 41 (9.76%) Cisco
9 33 (7.86%) HP
10 24 (5.71%) Brocade
10 24 (5.71%) Sun
11 16 (3.81%) StorageTek
12 15 (3.57%) Citrix
13 11 (2.62%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.38%) NetApp
14 10 (2.38%) Symantec
15 9 (2.14%) Juniper
16 7 (1.67%) Dell
16 7 (1.67%) F5
16 7 (1.67%) SAP
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