The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 130 122 126
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 108 113 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 1.33% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.93% 5.43% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 72 54
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £46.25 £20.00 £56.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.25% -64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £20.00 £43.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £34.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2192 2082 2022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.89% 24.59% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 1046 839
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 265 290
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -13 35 £425 -5.55% 6
Berkshire +8 26 £420 +29.23% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 16 £313 +45.85%
West Sussex +2 11 £220 -36.23%
Oxfordshire +2 5 £350 - 3
Surrey -19 5 £425 +21.42% 9
Kent -14 4 £413 -8.33%
Middlesex -4 2 £500 +42.85% 1
East Sussex - 1 £300 - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 174 (97.21%) Linux
2 156 (87.15%) Red Hat
3 87 (48.60%) Windows
4 72 (40.22%) Oracle
5 69 (38.55%) UNIX
6 63 (35.20%) VMware
7 51 (28.49%) Microsoft
8 43 (24.02%) Apache
9 42 (23.46%) Solaris
10 39 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 37 (20.67%) Perl
11 37 (20.67%) SQL
11 37 (20.67%) DNS
12 33 (18.44%) Cisco
12 33 (18.44%) ITIL
13 31 (17.32%) Shell Script
13 31 (17.32%) Oracle Database
14 30 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (16.76%) PHP
15 29 (16.20%) MySQL
15 29 (16.20%) IIS
15 29 (16.20%) SAN
15 29 (16.20%) Active Directory
15 29 (16.20%) HP
15 29 (16.20%) Migration
16 28 (15.64%) Security Cleared
17 27 (15.08%) Bash Shell
17 27 (15.08%) Puppet
18 26 (14.53%) IBM
18 26 (14.53%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 43 (24.02%) Apache
2 29 (16.20%) IIS
3 17 (9.50%) SharePoint
4 13 (7.26%) WebLogic
5 12 (6.70%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.70%) MS Exchange
5 12 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.35%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.23%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.12%) nginx
9 2 (1.12%) CICS
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.56%) Liferay
10 1 (0.56%) Confluence
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 22 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.12%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.15%) Office 365
2 11 (6.15%) IaaS
3 2 (1.12%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.67%) DNS
2 29 (16.20%) SAN
3 20 (11.17%) Firewall
4 19 (10.61%) DHCP
5 18 (10.06%) TCP/IP
6 17 (9.50%) Internet
7 15 (8.38%) LDAP
8 12 (6.70%) WAN
8 12 (6.70%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (6.15%) LAN
10 10 (5.59%) NAS
11 8 (4.47%) FTP
12 7 (3.91%) HTTPS
12 7 (3.91%) Kerberos
13 6 (3.35%) DMZ
14 5 (2.79%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (2.23%) IPsec
15 4 (2.23%) SSL
16 3 (1.68%) HTTP
16 3 (1.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.32%) Oracle Database
2 29 (16.20%) MySQL
3 15 (8.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (7.26%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.15%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (6.15%) SQLPlus
6 9 (5.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.12%) OLTP
9 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.56%) Essbase
10 1 (0.56%) HCatalog
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.56%) Ingres
10 1 (0.56%) DB2
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (8.38%) Subversion
2 12 (6.70%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.12%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.56%) Selenium
5 1 (0.56%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.56%) Hudson
5 1 (0.56%) Gradle
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 19 (10.61%) Finance
2 18 (10.06%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.03%) Retail
4 5 (2.79%) Banking
5 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Military
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) International Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (20.11%) Administrator
2 27 (15.08%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (9.50%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (8.38%) Security Engineer
6 13 (7.26%) Consultant
6 13 (7.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.70%) DBA
7 12 (6.70%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (6.15%) Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) Architect
10 8 (4.47%) Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Tester
11 7 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) UNIX Administrator
11 7 (3.91%) Penetration Tester
11 7 (3.91%) Security Tester
12 6 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.82%) Web Services
2 12 (6.70%) LAMP
3 8 (4.47%) SOAP
4 5 (2.79%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (2.23%) XML
5 4 (2.23%) CSS
5 4 (2.23%) SAML
6 3 (1.68%) Django
7 2 (1.12%) PostGIS
7 2 (1.12%) jQuery
7 2 (1.12%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (1.12%) JDBC
7 2 (1.12%) HTML
7 2 (1.12%) EJB
7 2 (1.12%) Middleware
7 2 (1.12%) Spring
7 2 (1.12%) JSF
7 2 (1.12%) Ajax
7 2 (1.12%) Java EE
7 2 (1.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Open Source
2 11 (6.15%) PKI
2 11 (6.15%) HACMP
3 8 (4.47%) EPoS
3 8 (4.47%) Clustering
4 6 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.79%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.79%) Replication
6 4 (2.23%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.68%) FMCG
7 3 (1.68%) iPhone
8 2 (1.12%) Derivative
8 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.56%) Wiki
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 174 (97.21%) Linux
2 87 (48.60%) Windows
3 69 (38.55%) UNIX
4 42 (23.46%) Solaris
5 30 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (13.41%) AIX
7 15 (8.38%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.03%) Debian
10 8 (4.47%) CentOS
11 5 (2.79%) SUSE
11 5 (2.79%) HPUX
11 5 (2.79%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.23%) zOS
13 3 (1.68%) OpenVMS
14 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.56%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.44%) ITIL
2 29 (16.20%) Migration
3 25 (13.97%) Configuration Management
4 13 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (5.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (4.47%) DevOps
7 7 (3.91%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (3.91%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.35%) SOA
8 6 (3.35%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.35%) Scrum
8 6 (3.35%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (2.79%) Software Engineering
9 5 (2.79%) Document Management
9 5 (2.79%) Identity Management
9 5 (2.79%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.23%) Service Management
10 4 (2.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.67%) Perl
1 37 (20.67%) SQL
2 31 (17.32%) Shell Script
3 30 (16.76%) PHP
4 27 (15.08%) Bash Shell
5 26 (14.53%) Python
6 21 (11.73%) Ruby
7 20 (11.17%) Java
8 18 (10.06%) Korn
9 14 (7.82%) AWK
10 13 (7.26%) PL/SQL
11 11 (6.15%) C
12 8 (4.47%) sed
13 6 (3.35%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
15 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.56%) PHP5
16 1 (0.56%) C-shell
16 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (15.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.94%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.82%) MCSE
3 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.26%) CISSP
5 12 (6.70%) RHCE
6 9 (5.03%) MCSA
6 9 (5.03%) MCP
7 6 (3.35%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.79%) Degree
8 5 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.79%) CCNA
8 5 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.23%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.68%) MCITP
11 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.12%) RHCT
11 2 (1.12%) OCP
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.38%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.35%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.20%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.26%) Snort
3 13 (7.26%) Xen
4 11 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (5.59%) vSphere
5 10 (5.59%) UAG
6 9 (5.03%) NFS
7 8 (4.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (3.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.35%) OCFS2
10 5 (2.79%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (2.23%) vCloud
11 4 (2.23%) Shibboleth
11 4 (2.23%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.68%) Veritas File System
12 3 (1.68%) Varnish
12 3 (1.68%) RHEV
13 2 (1.12%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 27 (15.08%) Puppet
2 14 (7.82%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.26%) Nagios
3 13 (7.26%) SCCM
4 11 (6.15%) NetBackup
5 10 (5.59%) Cobbler
6 6 (3.35%) Tivoli
6 6 (3.35%) Data Guard
7 5 (2.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (2.79%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.79%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.23%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (2.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (2.23%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.68%) Nessus
10 2 (1.12%) Legato
10 2 (1.12%) Foglight
10 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.12%) Plesk
10 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 156 (87.15%) Red Hat
2 72 (40.22%) Oracle
3 63 (35.20%) VMware
4 51 (28.49%) Microsoft
5 33 (18.44%) Cisco
6 29 (16.20%) HP
7 26 (14.53%) IBM
8 25 (13.97%) Sun
9 23 (12.85%) Citrix
10 16 (8.94%) EMC
11 14 (7.82%) Juniper
11 14 (7.82%) NetApp
12 10 (5.59%) 3PAR
13 9 (5.03%) Veritas
14 8 (4.47%) Dell
15 7 (3.91%) JBoss
16 6 (3.35%) Blue Coat
17 5 (2.79%) Redknee
17 5 (2.79%) McAfee
18 3 (1.68%) SAP
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