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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 145 142 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 140 114 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 1.23% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.85% 5.01% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 74
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£388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £202 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
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
2394 2276 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.81% 24.50% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1284 1143 1061
Average daily rate £358 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 230 240
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 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 +11 47 £388 -3.12% 3
Surrey +12 31 £371 -29.28% 7
Buckinghamshire +4 24 £563 +60.71% 1
Berkshire -11 22 £388 +1.97% 8
Oxfordshire -17 10 £350 - 2
Middlesex +4 3 £350 -30.00%
West Sussex -19 3 £220 -
Kent -4 1 £550 - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 226 (93.00%) Linux
2 209 (86.01%) Red Hat
3 97 (39.92%) Oracle
4 88 (36.21%) VMware
5 83 (34.16%) UNIX
6 72 (29.63%) Windows
7 59 (24.28%) SAN
8 57 (23.46%) Shell Script
8 57 (23.46%) SQL
9 55 (22.63%) Perl
10 52 (21.40%) Microsoft
11 49 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (17.70%) Solaris
13 40 (16.46%) Firewall
13 40 (16.46%) Clustering
13 40 (16.46%) Puppet
14 39 (16.05%) Security Cleared
14 39 (16.05%) AIX
14 39 (16.05%) IBM
15 38 (15.64%) TCP/IP
15 38 (15.64%) Python
16 36 (14.81%) Bash Shell
17 34 (13.99%) LDAP
18 33 (13.58%) Oracle Database
19 31 (12.76%) Data Centre
20 30 (12.35%) SC Cleared
20 30 (12.35%) Sun
21 29 (11.93%) Java
21 29 (11.93%) PostgreSQL
22 27 (11.11%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (9.88%) Apache
2 17 (7.00%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.58%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.94%) JBoss
4 12 (4.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (3.70%) Confluence
6 7 (2.88%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.47%) IIS
8 5 (2.06%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.65%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.82%) Liferay
11 1 (0.41%) nginx
11 1 (0.41%) FileNet
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.88%) MS Office
3 6 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Maximo
2 4 (1.65%) Endur
3 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.23%) PaaS
5 2 (0.82%) Office 365
5 2 (0.82%) IaaS
5 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (24.28%) SAN
2 40 (16.46%) Firewall
3 38 (15.64%) TCP/IP
4 34 (13.99%) LDAP
5 24 (9.88%) HTTP
6 22 (9.05%) DNS
7 14 (5.76%) IPsec
7 14 (5.76%) IPv4
7 14 (5.76%) IPv6
7 14 (5.76%) SSH
7 14 (5.76%) Radio Access Network
8 13 (5.35%) NAS
9 12 (4.94%) Network Security
9 12 (4.94%) FTP
10 9 (3.70%) SNMP
10 9 (3.70%) Internet
10 9 (3.70%) SSL
11 8 (3.29%) DHCP
11 8 (3.29%) LTE
11 8 (3.29%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.58%) Oracle Database
2 29 (11.93%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (8.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (8.23%) MySQL
5 18 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 16 (6.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (5.76%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.53%) RDBMS
9 10 (4.12%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (4.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (2.47%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.65%) OLTP
12 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.35%) TeamCity
3 10 (4.12%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (3.70%) JIRA
4 9 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.29%) Subversion
6 6 (2.47%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (1.65%) Hudson
7 4 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.41%) Ant
8 1 (0.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.41%) PVCS
8 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.41%) Gradle
8 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (11.11%) Finance
2 22 (9.05%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.17%) Banking
4 8 (3.29%) Electronics
5 7 (2.88%) Military
6 6 (2.47%) Back Office
7 4 (1.65%) Publishing
7 4 (1.65%) Retail
8 3 (1.23%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (20.58%) Administrator
2 40 (16.46%) Systems Administrator
3 29 (11.93%) Linux Administrator
4 23 (9.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 17 (7.00%) Analyst
5 17 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (6.17%) Consultant
6 15 (6.17%) DBA
7 13 (5.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 13 (5.35%) UNIX Administrator
8 12 (4.94%) Developer
8 12 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.12%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (3.70%) Architect
10 9 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (2.88%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (2.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 7 (2.88%) Security Engineer
12 7 (2.88%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.82%) Web Services
2 17 (7.00%) Middleware
3 16 (6.58%) XML
4 12 (4.94%) HTML
5 10 (4.12%) Ajax
5 10 (4.12%) CSS
5 10 (4.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (4.12%) jQuery
6 3 (1.23%) J2EE
7 2 (0.82%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.82%) SAML
7 2 (0.82%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.41%) Java EE
8 1 (0.41%) JSON
8 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.41%) MCollective
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.41%) EJB
8 1 (0.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.46%) Clustering
2 31 (12.76%) Data Centre
3 25 (10.29%) PKI
4 18 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (6.17%) HACMP
7 13 (5.35%) Management Information System
8 11 (4.53%) Client/Server
9 9 (3.70%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (2.47%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.47%) Ontologies
10 6 (2.47%) DataPower
11 4 (1.65%) LPAR
11 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.23%) Smart Meter
12 3 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (1.23%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.82%) CLARiiON
13 2 (0.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 226 (93.00%) Linux
2 83 (34.16%) UNIX
3 72 (29.63%) Windows
4 43 (17.70%) Solaris
5 39 (16.05%) AIX
6 22 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (6.58%) CentOS
9 12 (4.94%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (2.06%) Fedora
10 5 (2.06%) VMS
11 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.65%) SUSE
11 4 (1.65%) HPUX
12 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.41%) Debian
13 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (9.88%) DevOps
2 24 (9.88%) ITIL
3 21 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (7.00%) Migration
5 15 (6.17%) Configuration Management
5 15 (6.17%) Project Management
6 14 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (5.35%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.35%) Change Management
7 13 (5.35%) Network Design
8 11 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.12%) Capacity Management
9 10 (4.12%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (3.29%) Open Source
11 8 (3.29%) Release Management
11 8 (3.29%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.29%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.46%) SQL
1 57 (23.46%) Shell Script
2 55 (22.63%) Perl
3 38 (15.64%) Python
4 36 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 29 (11.93%) Java
6 20 (8.23%) Korn
7 15 (6.17%) PL/SQL
8 13 (5.35%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.35%) PHP
9 10 (4.12%) JavaScript
10 8 (3.29%) Ruby
11 6 (2.47%) Jython
12 3 (1.23%) AWK
12 3 (1.23%) sed
13 2 (0.82%) VBScript
14 1 (0.41%) VB
14 1 (0.41%) C
14 1 (0.41%) C#
14 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.23%) Degree
4 8 (3.29%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.06%) MCSE
8 4 (1.65%) HND
9 3 (1.23%) MCP
9 3 (1.23%) CCNA
9 3 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.82%) MCSA
10 2 (0.82%) MBA
10 2 (0.82%) VCP4
11 1 (0.41%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) SLA
2 6 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (10.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 24 (9.88%) vSphere
3 24 (9.88%) VMware ESX
4 18 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 11 (4.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 11 (4.53%) NFS
5 11 (4.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 11 (4.53%) Oracle Clusterware
6 10 (4.12%) Veritas File System
6 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.65%) Postfix
10 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.23%) Docker
11 2 (0.82%) GPFS
11 2 (0.82%) vCloud
11 2 (0.82%) Xen
11 2 (0.82%) Samba
Systems Management
1 40 (16.46%) Puppet
2 20 (8.23%) NetBackup
2 20 (8.23%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.35%) Tivoli
3 13 (5.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (4.12%) Nagios
4 10 (4.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (3.70%) Control-M
6 8 (3.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (2.47%) OPNET
7 6 (2.47%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (2.47%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (2.06%) Icinga
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (2.06%) SCCM
8 5 (2.06%) Data Guard
8 5 (2.06%) Cacti
9 4 (1.65%) OpenView
10 3 (1.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (1.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 209 (86.01%) Red Hat
2 97 (39.92%) Oracle
3 88 (36.21%) VMware
4 52 (21.40%) Microsoft
5 39 (16.05%) IBM
6 30 (12.35%) Sun
7 27 (11.11%) Veritas
8 23 (9.47%) HP
9 22 (9.05%) EMC
9 22 (9.05%) Symantec
10 13 (5.35%) 3PAR
10 13 (5.35%) Dell
11 12 (4.94%) Cisco
12 11 (4.53%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.29%) Adobe
14 7 (2.88%) SAP
14 7 (2.88%) Citrix
14 7 (2.88%) CommVault
14 7 (2.88%) Greenplum
15 6 (2.47%) F5
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