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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 3 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 145 166 138
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 106 78 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.87% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.57% 3.48% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 59
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£450 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £224 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.09 £33.75 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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
2317 2241 1886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.06% 24.96% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1097 912
Average daily rate £365 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 209 241
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 3 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 June 2015. 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 -1 24 £406 -4.41% 7
Oxfordshire - 22 £450 - 5
Surrey +8 17 £450 - 10
Berkshire -8 16 £368 -12.50% 7
Kent +9 10 £513 +24.24%
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £500 +42.85%
Middlesex - 4 £366 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 199 (95.22%) Linux
2 181 (86.60%) Red Hat
3 81 (38.76%) Oracle
4 77 (36.84%) UNIX
5 57 (27.27%) Windows
6 55 (26.32%) Solaris
7 52 (24.88%) VMware
8 49 (23.44%) Security Cleared
9 48 (22.97%) Puppet
10 41 (19.62%) Shell Script
10 41 (19.62%) SAN
11 38 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 38 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 34 (16.27%) SC Cleared
12 34 (16.27%) DevOps
13 32 (15.31%) Sun
13 32 (15.31%) AIX
13 32 (15.31%) Python
14 31 (14.83%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (14.35%) IBM
16 29 (13.88%) Finance
17 28 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
18 27 (12.92%) Web Services
18 27 (12.92%) SQL
19 26 (12.44%) DNS
19 26 (12.44%) Migration
19 26 (12.44%) Configuration Management
19 26 (12.44%) Oracle Database
20 25 (11.96%) Bash Shell
20 25 (11.96%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 20 (9.57%) Apache
2 18 (8.61%) WebSphere
2 18 (8.61%) Confluence
3 15 (7.18%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.74%) JBoss
5 11 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.87%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.87%) IIS
6 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.91%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.96%) Liferay
11 1 (0.48%) FileNet
11 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.83%) MS Office
3 6 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.35%) Maximo
2 2 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) Endur
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.39%) Office 365
4 5 (2.39%) IaaS
5 4 (1.91%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.96%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.62%) SAN
2 38 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 26 (12.44%) DNS
4 23 (11.00%) Firewall
5 20 (9.57%) Network Security
6 15 (7.18%) LDAP
7 14 (6.70%) Internet
8 13 (6.22%) SSH
9 11 (5.26%) IPsec
10 10 (4.78%) SSL
10 10 (4.78%) DHCP
10 10 (4.78%) NAS
11 9 (4.31%) VLAN
11 9 (4.31%) VPN
11 9 (4.31%) FTP
11 9 (4.31%) HTTP
12 8 (3.83%) LAN
12 8 (3.83%) 4G
12 8 (3.83%) Radio Access Network
12 8 (3.83%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.44%) Oracle Database
2 14 (6.70%) MySQL
3 13 (6.22%) RDBMS
3 13 (6.22%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.39%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.91%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.91%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.91%) Big Data
8 4 (1.91%) OLTP
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Ingres
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
10 1 (0.48%) Informix
10 1 (0.48%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 18 (8.61%) JIRA
2 9 (4.31%) Subversion
3 7 (3.35%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.39%) Ant
5 4 (1.91%) JUnit
5 4 (1.91%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.91%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.91%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.91%) Gradle
6 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.44%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.48%) ProC
7 1 (0.48%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.48%) NUnit
7 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.48%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 29 (13.88%) Finance
2 15 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.22%) Banking
4 7 (3.35%) Publishing
4 7 (3.35%) Electronics
5 3 (1.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (21.05%) Administrator
2 37 (17.70%) Systems Administrator
3 29 (13.88%) Linux Administrator
4 25 (11.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 16 (7.66%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (7.18%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.70%) UNIX Administrator
8 11 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.26%) Architect
9 10 (4.78%) Analyst
9 10 (4.78%) DBA
10 8 (3.83%) Consultant
10 8 (3.83%) UNIX Engineer
11 7 (3.35%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.87%) Developer
13 5 (2.39%) Technical Support
13 5 (2.39%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (2.39%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.92%) Web Services
2 11 (5.26%) Middleware
3 9 (4.31%) J2EE
4 5 (2.39%) JMS
4 5 (2.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (2.39%) HTML
5 4 (1.91%) EJB
5 4 (1.91%) XML
5 4 (1.91%) Java EE
5 4 (1.91%) JSON
5 4 (1.91%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.44%) SOAP
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.48%) MCollective
8 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.48%) wxWidgets
8 1 (0.48%) YAML
8 1 (0.48%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.96%) PKI
2 24 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 21 (10.05%) Clustering
5 12 (5.74%) Client/Server
5 12 (5.74%) HACMP
6 10 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.91%) e-Health
8 4 (1.91%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.91%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.44%) DataPower
10 2 (0.96%) CMDB
10 2 (0.96%) LPAR
10 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 199 (95.22%) Linux
2 77 (36.84%) UNIX
3 57 (27.27%) Windows
4 55 (26.32%) Solaris
5 32 (15.31%) AIX
6 25 (11.96%) CentOS
7 14 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.31%) Fedora
10 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.91%) SUSE
11 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.48%) Android
14 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.27%) DevOps
2 26 (12.44%) Configuration Management
2 26 (12.44%) Migration
3 20 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (8.13%) ITIL
5 15 (7.18%) Open Source
6 14 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.26%) Project Management
8 10 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (4.78%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (3.83%) Scrum
10 7 (3.35%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.35%) Change Management
10 7 (3.35%) Capacity Management
10 7 (3.35%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.87%) Coaching
11 6 (2.87%) Line Management
11 6 (2.87%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.62%) Shell Script
2 32 (15.31%) Python
3 27 (12.92%) SQL
4 25 (11.96%) Perl
4 25 (11.96%) Bash Shell
5 23 (11.00%) Java
6 12 (5.74%) Korn
7 10 (4.78%) PHP
8 6 (2.87%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.39%) Ruby
10 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.91%) Jython
10 4 (1.91%) VBScript
10 4 (1.91%) C#
11 3 (1.44%) VB
12 2 (0.96%) C++
12 2 (0.96%) C
13 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 49 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 34 (16.27%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.05%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.31%) Degree
4 9 (4.31%) CCNA
4 9 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.35%) MCSE
6 5 (2.39%) MCSA
6 5 (2.39%) MCP
7 4 (1.91%) RHCE
7 4 (1.91%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.44%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.44%) SCSA
8 3 (1.44%) RHCA
8 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.96%) RHCT
9 2 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.48%) MCITP
10 1 (0.48%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) SLA
2 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (14.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (8.13%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.74%) vSphere
5 11 (5.26%) NFS
6 10 (4.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 10 (4.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (4.78%) Oracle Clusterware
7 8 (3.83%) Firmware
8 7 (3.35%) Veritas File System
9 6 (2.87%) Postfix
9 6 (2.87%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.39%) UAG
11 4 (1.91%) Hyper-V
12 3 (1.44%) GPFS
13 2 (0.96%) Docker
13 2 (0.96%) vCloud
13 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.48%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 48 (22.97%) Puppet
2 22 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (7.66%) Tivoli
3 16 (7.66%) NetBackup
4 13 (6.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (4.78%) FortiGate
6 9 (4.31%) SCCM
7 8 (3.83%) Control-M
8 7 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.87%) Vagrant
10 5 (2.39%) Nagios
11 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (1.44%) OpenView
12 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.96%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.96%) Cobbler
14 1 (0.48%) SELinux
14 1 (0.48%) Icinga
14 1 (0.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 181 (86.60%) Red Hat
2 81 (38.76%) Oracle
3 52 (24.88%) VMware
4 38 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 32 (15.31%) Sun
6 30 (14.35%) IBM
7 24 (11.48%) Veritas
8 19 (9.09%) HP
9 18 (8.61%) Cisco
10 13 (6.22%) NetApp
10 13 (6.22%) Symantec
11 10 (4.78%) Dell
11 10 (4.78%) EMC
11 10 (4.78%) F5
12 8 (3.83%) Citrix
13 6 (2.87%) SAP
14 5 (2.39%) Informatica
14 5 (2.39%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.39%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.91%) Fujitsu
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