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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 97 153 133
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 191 76 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.94% 0.89% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 3.69% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 34 72
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £240 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £23.80 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.31% -19.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.46 £21.56 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.76 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
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
2485 2058 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.26% 24.12% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 992 781
Average daily rate £325 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 226 241
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 61 £400 +14.28% 5
Hampshire +24 56 £359 -13.03% 10
Surrey 0 23 £455 +21.33% 9
Oxfordshire - 22 £481 - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 8 - - 1
West Sussex - 6 £270 -
Kent 0 4 £350 - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 287 (95.67%) Linux
2 249 (83.00%) Red Hat
3 125 (41.67%) Windows
4 97 (32.33%) UNIX
5 90 (30.00%) VMware
6 87 (29.00%) Security Cleared
7 78 (26.00%) Oracle
8 71 (23.67%) Microsoft
9 59 (19.67%) DNS
9 59 (19.67%) SC Cleared
10 57 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (18.67%) Solaris
12 54 (18.00%) Firewall
13 51 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 50 (16.67%) IBM
15 47 (15.67%) Perl
16 45 (15.00%) Cisco
16 45 (15.00%) HP
17 44 (14.67%) Active Directory
18 43 (14.33%) SQL
19 42 (14.00%) ITIL
19 42 (14.00%) Puppet
20 41 (13.67%) Configuration Management
21 40 (13.33%) Java
22 39 (13.00%) TCP/IP
22 39 (13.00%) Migration
23 37 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
23 37 (12.33%) Apache
24 36 (12.00%) Web Services
24 36 (12.00%) Sun

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (12.33%) Apache
2 18 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 17 (5.67%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.67%) IIS
4 14 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.33%) JBoss
6 10 (3.33%) CMS
6 10 (3.33%) Drupal
6 10 (3.33%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.33%) Confluence
8 5 (1.67%) WordPress
9 4 (1.33%) nginx
9 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.33%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.00%) SAS
10 3 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 20 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) assyst
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.33%) OpenShift
4 8 (2.67%) IaaS
5 6 (2.00%) SaaS
6 4 (1.33%) PaaS
6 4 (1.33%) Office 365
6 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.67%) DNS
2 54 (18.00%) Firewall
3 39 (13.00%) TCP/IP
4 29 (9.67%) SAN
5 24 (8.00%) DHCP
6 21 (7.00%) Internet
7 20 (6.67%) FTP
8 19 (6.33%) LDAP
9 17 (5.67%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (5.33%) NAS
11 15 (5.00%) Network Security
11 15 (5.00%) MPLS
12 14 (4.67%) SSL
13 12 (4.00%) VoIP
13 12 (4.00%) HTTPS
14 11 (3.67%) WAN
14 11 (3.67%) LAN
15 10 (3.33%) DMZ
15 10 (3.33%) VLAN
15 10 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.67%) MySQL
2 24 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 23 (7.67%) SQL Server
4 15 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.33%) Ingres
8 6 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.33%) OLTP
9 4 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.33%) SQLPlus
9 4 (1.33%) DB2
9 4 (1.33%) Big Data
9 4 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (1.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (6.00%) Subversion
2 14 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.67%) GoogleTest
3 8 (2.67%) JIRA
3 8 (2.67%) NUnit
4 7 (2.33%) CruiseControl
4 7 (2.33%) Ant
4 7 (2.33%) ClearCase
4 7 (2.33%) StarTeam
4 7 (2.33%) CppUnit
5 6 (2.00%) ClearQuest
5 6 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.00%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.33%) JUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Maven
9 1 (0.33%) Checkstyle
General
1 34 (11.33%) Finance
2 23 (7.67%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.00%) Banking
4 12 (4.00%) Retail
5 9 (3.00%) Publishing
6 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.67%) Military
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) International Banking
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (12.33%) Administrator
2 26 (8.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (8.33%) Architect
4 24 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (6.67%) Consultant
7 19 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
8 18 (6.00%) Developer
9 16 (5.33%) Support Engineer
10 14 (4.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.33%) UNIX Engineer
12 12 (4.00%) Analyst
12 12 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
13 10 (3.33%) Technical Support
13 10 (3.33%) Linux Support
14 9 (3.00%) Environment Manager
15 8 (2.67%) Project Engineer
15 8 (2.67%) Test Manager
15 8 (2.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.00%) Web Services
2 20 (6.67%) SOAP
3 18 (6.00%) HTML
4 14 (4.67%) CSS
5 12 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (3.33%) Ajax
6 10 (3.33%) jQuery
7 8 (2.67%) Middleware
7 8 (2.67%) LAMP
7 8 (2.67%) XML
8 7 (2.33%) Motif
8 7 (2.33%) wxWidgets
8 7 (2.33%) Software Packaging
9 6 (2.00%) CodeIgniter
9 6 (2.00%) MCollective
10 5 (1.67%) .NET
11 4 (1.33%) J2EE
11 4 (1.33%) YAML
12 3 (1.00%) Symfony
12 3 (1.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.00%) Open Source
1 24 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.33%) PKI
3 17 (5.67%) Clustering
4 16 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.00%) HACMP
6 12 (4.00%) Smart Meter
7 10 (3.33%) DataPower
8 9 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (2.67%) Derivative
9 8 (2.67%) EPoS
10 7 (2.33%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.33%) Management Information System
11 6 (2.00%) N-Tier
11 6 (2.00%) e-Health
12 5 (1.67%) CESG
13 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
13 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 287 (95.67%) Linux
2 125 (41.67%) Windows
3 97 (32.33%) UNIX
4 56 (18.67%) Solaris
5 51 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (11.33%) AIX
8 27 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (7.33%) CentOS
10 14 (4.67%) Windows 7
11 11 (3.67%) Debian
12 8 (2.67%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (2.67%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.33%) SUSE
14 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.67%) HPUX
14 5 (1.67%) Android
14 5 (1.67%) Windows Phone 8
14 5 (1.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.00%) ITIL
2 41 (13.67%) Configuration Management
3 39 (13.00%) Migration
4 29 (9.67%) DevOps
5 21 (7.00%) Project Management
6 19 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (6.33%) Software Engineering
7 15 (5.00%) OO
8 14 (4.67%) Validation
8 14 (4.67%) Integration Testing
9 12 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 12 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 12 (4.00%) Change Management
10 11 (3.67%) PRINCE2
10 11 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (3.33%) Capacity Management
12 9 (3.00%) Test Strategy
12 9 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.67%) Perl
2 43 (14.33%) SQL
3 40 (13.33%) Java
4 34 (11.33%) PHP
4 34 (11.33%) Shell Script
5 30 (10.00%) Python
6 22 (7.33%) C
7 18 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 18 (6.00%) Bash Shell
8 17 (5.67%) Ruby
8 17 (5.67%) Korn
9 13 (4.33%) JavaScript
10 12 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.00%) C++
11 11 (3.67%) VB
12 9 (3.00%) AWK
12 9 (3.00%) sed
13 8 (2.67%) VBScript
14 6 (2.00%) PHP5
14 6 (2.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 87 (29.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (19.67%) SC Cleared
3 32 (10.67%) DV Cleared
4 27 (9.00%) CCNA
4 27 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (5.67%) MCSE
6 13 (4.33%) RHCE
7 10 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (3.33%) MCITP
7 10 (3.33%) RHCSA
8 9 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (2.33%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.33%) RHCA
9 7 (2.33%) Degree
10 4 (1.33%) MCSA
10 4 (1.33%) MCP
11 3 (1.00%) HNC
12 2 (0.67%) CISSP
12 2 (0.67%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) SLA
1 7 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (14.67%) Active Directory
3 22 (7.33%) NFS
4 15 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 14 (4.67%) vSphere
6 12 (4.00%) Firmware
7 9 (3.00%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.67%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (2.33%) Veritas File System
10 6 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.67%) XenApp
12 4 (1.33%) OCFS2
12 4 (1.33%) Xen
12 4 (1.33%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.33%) UAG
13 3 (1.00%) Varnish
13 3 (1.00%) vCloud
13 3 (1.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 42 (14.00%) Puppet
2 23 (7.67%) FortiGate
3 22 (7.33%) NetBackup
4 13 (4.33%) Nagios
4 13 (4.33%) SCCM
5 12 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.00%) Tivoli
7 8 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (2.00%) Cobbler
9 6 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.00%) Zenoss
12 3 (1.00%) WSUS
12 3 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.00%) YaST
13 2 (0.67%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 249 (83.00%) Red Hat
2 90 (30.00%) VMware
3 78 (26.00%) Oracle
4 71 (23.67%) Microsoft
5 50 (16.67%) IBM
6 45 (15.00%) HP
6 45 (15.00%) Cisco
7 36 (12.00%) Sun
8 28 (9.33%) Veritas
9 26 (8.67%) Citrix
10 21 (7.00%) F5
11 18 (6.00%) EMC
12 17 (5.67%) NetApp
13 16 (5.33%) Symantec
14 15 (5.00%) Juniper
15 12 (4.00%) CheckPoint
16 11 (3.67%) 3PAR
17 10 (3.33%) Redknee
18 9 (3.00%) Altiris
19 7 (2.33%) Brocade
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