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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 142 130 174
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +44
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 108 120 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 1.37% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.87% 5.62% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 66 43
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.51% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.75% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £30.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+226.53% -2.00%
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
2217 2135 2021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.23% 24.36% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 1069 919
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 243 254
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.64 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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
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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Berkshire +12 36 £380 +16.92% 5
Hampshire -8 22 £400 -0.12% 5
Surrey -26 16 £450 +16.12% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 15 £350 -10.25% 1
Kent -10 5 £550 +10.00% 3
Middlesex +5 4 £500 +48.14%
West Sussex +5 4 £263 -
Oxfordshire -3 3 £381 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Home Counties - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 193 (97.47%) Linux
2 173 (87.37%) Red Hat
3 101 (51.01%) Windows
4 69 (34.85%) UNIX
5 65 (32.83%) VMware
6 60 (30.30%) Oracle
6 60 (30.30%) Microsoft
7 53 (26.77%) Apache
8 47 (23.74%) DNS
9 44 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (21.72%) Solaris
11 39 (19.70%) Perl
11 39 (19.70%) PHP
12 38 (19.19%) MySQL
12 38 (19.19%) Cisco
13 36 (18.18%) IBM
13 36 (18.18%) HP
13 36 (18.18%) AIX
14 34 (17.17%) ITIL
14 34 (17.17%) SQL
14 34 (17.17%) Active Directory
15 33 (16.67%) Citrix
15 33 (16.67%) IIS
16 31 (15.66%) Java
16 31 (15.66%) Security Cleared
17 28 (14.14%) Shell Script
18 27 (13.64%) SAN
18 27 (13.64%) Python
18 27 (13.64%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 53 (26.77%) Apache
2 33 (16.67%) IIS
3 19 (9.60%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.57%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (6.06%) MS Exchange
6 11 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 11 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (4.55%) CMS
7 9 (4.55%) Drupal
8 8 (4.04%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.02%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.02%) WordPress
10 3 (1.52%) nginx
11 2 (1.01%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (1.01%) CICS
12 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.01%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.57%) IaaS
3 11 (5.56%) Office 365
3 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.02%) SaaS
5 2 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.74%) DNS
2 27 (13.64%) SAN
3 25 (12.63%) DHCP
4 24 (12.12%) Firewall
5 23 (11.62%) TCP/IP
5 23 (11.62%) Internet
6 16 (8.08%) LDAP
7 12 (6.06%) WAN
7 12 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (5.56%) LAN
8 11 (5.56%) SSL
9 10 (5.05%) NAS
9 10 (5.05%) HTTPS
9 10 (5.05%) FTP
10 7 (3.54%) DMZ
11 5 (2.53%) HTTP
11 5 (2.53%) Kerberos
11 5 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (2.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.19%) MySQL
2 22 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 22 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.56%) SQLPlus
3 11 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.05%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.01%) OLTP
9 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.01%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.51%) Ingres
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.51%) DB2
10 1 (0.51%) Essbase
10 1 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (9.09%) Subversion
2 9 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.01%) Maven
4 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.51%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.51%) Ant
5 1 (0.51%) Gradle
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.51%) Hudson
5 1 (0.51%) JIRA
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) WebLOAD
General
1 20 (10.10%) Finance
2 16 (8.08%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.05%) Banking
4 9 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.51%) Military
6 1 (0.51%) International Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (16.16%) Administrator
2 24 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (11.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (8.08%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (7.58%) Security Engineer
6 14 (7.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (7.07%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.06%) Consultant
7 12 (6.06%) Developer
8 11 (5.56%) Architect
8 11 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.54%) Tester
10 7 (3.54%) DBA
10 7 (3.54%) UNIX Engineer
10 7 (3.54%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.54%) Project Engineer
10 7 (3.54%) Penetration Tester
10 7 (3.54%) Security Tester
11 6 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.13%) Web Services
2 16 (8.08%) SOAP
3 11 (5.56%) CSS
4 9 (4.55%) HTML
4 9 (4.55%) LAMP
5 6 (3.03%) jQuery
5 6 (3.03%) Ajax
5 6 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (2.53%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (2.02%) YAML
7 4 (2.02%) SAML
7 4 (2.02%) XML
8 3 (1.52%) .NET
8 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.52%) Django
8 3 (1.52%) Symfony
8 3 (1.52%) Software Packaging
9 2 (1.01%) Java EE
9 2 (1.01%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.64%) Open Source
2 17 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.56%) PKI
4 10 (5.05%) HACMP
5 9 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.04%) EPoS
7 7 (3.54%) Clustering
8 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.02%) DataPower
9 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.02%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.52%) Replication
10 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.01%) iPhone
11 2 (1.01%) Derivative
11 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.51%) DTV
12 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 193 (97.47%) Linux
2 101 (51.01%) Windows
3 69 (34.85%) UNIX
4 44 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (21.72%) Solaris
6 36 (18.18%) AIX
7 26 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (6.57%) Debian
9 13 (6.57%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (4.55%) CentOS
11 6 (3.03%) SUSE
11 6 (3.03%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.53%) Windows 7
13 4 (2.02%) zOS
14 3 (1.52%) HPUX
15 1 (0.51%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.51%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.17%) ITIL
2 26 (13.13%) Migration
3 25 (12.63%) Configuration Management
4 12 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (5.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (5.05%) E-Commerce
7 8 (4.04%) Software Engineering
8 7 (3.54%) Capacity Management
9 6 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (3.03%) DevOps
10 5 (2.53%) SOA
10 5 (2.53%) OO
10 5 (2.53%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.53%) Service Management
10 5 (2.53%) MVC
10 5 (2.53%) Identity Management
10 5 (2.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.70%) Perl
1 39 (19.70%) PHP
2 34 (17.17%) SQL
3 31 (15.66%) Java
4 28 (14.14%) Shell Script
5 27 (13.64%) Python
6 25 (12.63%) Bash Shell
7 23 (11.62%) Ruby
8 20 (10.10%) Korn
9 15 (7.58%) C
10 13 (6.57%) AWK
11 12 (6.06%) JavaScript
12 11 (5.56%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.54%) sed
14 6 (3.03%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.53%) PHP5
16 4 (2.02%) Bourne shell
16 4 (2.02%) VB
17 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
17 2 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.07%) MCSE
4 13 (6.57%) CISSP
5 11 (5.56%) RHCE
6 9 (4.55%) MCSA
6 9 (4.55%) MCP
6 9 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.55%) CCNA
7 8 (4.04%) Degree
7 8 (4.04%) JNCIA
8 6 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.02%) MCITP
10 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.01%) OCP
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.51%) ISEB
11 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.58%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.54%) SLA
3 2 (1.01%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (17.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (9.09%) NFS
4 13 (6.57%) Snort
4 13 (6.57%) Xen
4 13 (6.57%) vSphere
5 10 (5.05%) UAG
6 7 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (3.03%) OCFS2
8 5 (2.53%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (2.53%) XenApp
9 4 (2.02%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (2.02%) Shibboleth
9 4 (2.02%) vCloud
10 3 (1.52%) Varnish
11 2 (1.01%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 26 (13.13%) Puppet
2 15 (7.58%) Cobbler
3 13 (6.57%) Nagios
3 13 (6.57%) SCCM
4 12 (6.06%) NetBackup
5 8 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.04%) Tivoli
6 7 (3.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.53%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.53%) Data Guard
8 4 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.02%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.52%) Legato
9 3 (1.52%) Zenoss
9 3 (1.52%) Nessus
10 2 (1.01%) WSUS
10 2 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (1.01%) Plesk
10 2 (1.01%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 173 (87.37%) Red Hat
2 65 (32.83%) VMware
3 60 (30.30%) Oracle
3 60 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 38 (19.19%) Cisco
5 36 (18.18%) IBM
5 36 (18.18%) HP
6 33 (16.67%) Citrix
7 26 (13.13%) Sun
8 21 (10.61%) EMC
9 15 (7.58%) Juniper
10 14 (7.07%) NetApp
11 12 (6.06%) Veritas
12 9 (4.55%) 3PAR
12 9 (4.55%) Redknee
13 8 (4.04%) Dell
13 8 (4.04%) JBoss
14 7 (3.54%) Blue Coat
14 7 (3.54%) Brocade
15 5 (2.53%) McAfee
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