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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 81 139 184
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +45
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 208 130 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.43% 1.36% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.78% 5.54% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 49 29
Average daily rate £440 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £282 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £39.00 £23.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.61% +63.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £30.69 £21.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £44.00 £40.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +63.86%
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
2127 2347 2069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.84% 24.60% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1149 916
Average daily rate £360 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 201 248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +18 62 £400 +7.74% 8
Surrey +33 61 £475 -5.00% 9
Berkshire +29 55 £448 +11.87% 8
Oxfordshire +11 13 £420 +12.00% 8
Kent -1 8 £480 - 1
West Sussex +6 5 £366 +43.38%
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £338 -32.50%
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 309 (83.74%) Linux
2 266 (72.09%) Red Hat
3 146 (39.57%) Unix
4 119 (32.25%) VMware
5 114 (30.89%) Security Cleared
6 110 (29.81%) Oracle
7 107 (29.00%) Windows
8 93 (25.20%) AIX
9 88 (23.85%) SC Cleared
10 81 (21.95%) IBM
11 79 (21.41%) SQL
12 76 (20.60%) Puppet
13 74 (20.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 74 (20.05%) Java
14 70 (18.97%) CentOS
15 69 (18.70%) Microsoft
16 61 (16.53%) Shell Script
17 60 (16.26%) Active Directory
18 59 (15.99%) Git (software)
19 56 (15.18%) JavaScript
19 56 (15.18%) Windows Server
20 53 (14.36%) Python
20 53 (14.36%) LDAP
20 53 (14.36%) SAN
21 52 (14.09%) Firewall
22 51 (13.82%) Solaris
22 51 (13.82%) Perl
23 49 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
23 49 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
24 48 (13.01%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 47 (12.74%) Apache
2 39 (10.57%) WebSphere
3 37 (10.03%) Tomcat
4 33 (8.94%) JBoss
5 29 (7.86%) WebLogic
6 26 (7.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 23 (6.23%) WebSphere Process Server
8 18 (4.88%) IIS
9 16 (4.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (2.17%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.90%) MS Exchange
13 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (1.36%) Node.js
13 5 (1.36%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.54%) Confluence
15 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.63%) MS Office
2 6 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Endur
1 1 (0.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (2.17%) Google Analytics
4 8 (2.17%) Google Tag Manager
5 4 (1.08%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.08%) SaaS
6 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.81%) Office 365
7 2 (0.54%) IaaS
8 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 53 (14.36%) LDAP
1 53 (14.36%) SAN
2 52 (14.09%) Firewall
3 29 (7.86%) HTTP
4 26 (7.05%) DNS
4 26 (7.05%) TCP/IP
5 21 (5.69%) SSL
6 17 (4.61%) LAN
7 16 (4.34%) SSH
8 15 (4.07%) DHCP
9 13 (3.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (3.52%) WAN
10 12 (3.25%) IPv6
11 11 (2.98%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (2.98%) Intranet
11 11 (2.98%) IPsec
11 11 (2.98%) IPv4
11 11 (2.98%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (2.71%) NAS
13 9 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.57%) MySQL
2 29 (7.86%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.59%) Oracle Database
4 27 (7.32%) Hadoop
5 26 (7.05%) DB2
6 23 (6.23%) Neo4j
6 23 (6.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 22 (5.96%) NoSQL
7 22 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (5.42%) IBM InfoSphere
8 20 (5.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
10 16 (4.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 15 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (4.07%) Oracle BI EE
11 15 (4.07%) Relational Database
12 12 (3.25%) MongoDB
12 12 (3.25%) OLTP
12 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (2.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (15.99%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.21%) Subversion
3 30 (8.13%) Jenkins
4 24 (6.50%) TeamCity
5 21 (5.69%) ClearCase
5 21 (5.69%) ClearQuest
6 17 (4.61%) Oracle APEX
7 15 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.98%) Maven
9 8 (2.17%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.63%) JIRA
10 6 (1.63%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.81%) Ant
11 3 (0.81%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.81%) FishEye
11 3 (0.81%) Hudson
12 2 (0.54%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.54%) JUnit
12 2 (0.54%) PVCS
13 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
General
1 30 (8.13%) Finance
2 13 (3.52%) Retail
2 13 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.25%) Military
4 9 (2.44%) Banking
5 7 (1.90%) Publishing
6 2 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Local Government
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (18.70%) Administrator
2 46 (12.47%) Linux Engineer
3 45 (12.20%) Developer
4 36 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (7.86%) DBA
6 28 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (6.23%) Architect
7 23 (6.23%) Linux Administrator
7 23 (6.23%) Security Engineer
7 23 (6.23%) Support Engineer
8 21 (5.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 21 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (5.42%) Consultant
10 19 (5.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 19 (5.15%) Unix Administrator
11 16 (4.34%) Oracle Developer
12 15 (4.07%) DB2 DBA
12 15 (4.07%) Unix Engineer
13 13 (3.52%) PHP Developer
14 12 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.03%) Middleware
2 30 (8.13%) XML
3 29 (7.86%) CSS
4 28 (7.59%) HTML
5 26 (7.05%) jQuery
6 23 (6.23%) RESTful
6 23 (6.23%) Web Services
7 17 (4.61%) Ajax
8 15 (4.07%) Oracle Fusion
8 15 (4.07%) SOAP
9 13 (3.52%) ELK Stack
9 13 (3.52%) LAMP
9 13 (3.52%) Sensu
10 12 (3.25%) HTML5
10 12 (3.25%) REST
11 11 (2.98%) Spring
12 9 (2.44%) SAML
13 8 (2.17%) CakePHP
13 8 (2.17%) JSON
13 8 (2.17%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.11%) HACMP
2 40 (10.84%) Clustering
3 37 (10.03%) Data Centre
4 23 (6.23%) PKI
5 14 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.71%) iSeries
8 9 (2.44%) Cryptography
8 9 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
8 9 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (2.44%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.17%) DataPower
9 8 (2.17%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.17%) EMC VNX
9 8 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.63%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.63%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.63%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 309 (83.74%) Linux
2 146 (39.57%) Unix
3 107 (29.00%) Windows
4 93 (25.20%) AIX
5 70 (18.97%) CentOS
6 56 (15.18%) Windows Server
7 51 (13.82%) Solaris
8 29 (7.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (6.23%) Oracle Linux
10 19 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (3.52%) Ubuntu
12 9 (2.44%) SUSE
12 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.90%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.08%) i5/OS
15 3 (0.81%) Debian
15 3 (0.81%) VMS
16 2 (0.54%) HPUX
16 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (13.01%) ITIL
3 46 (12.47%) DevOps
4 45 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (10.03%) Migration
6 35 (9.49%) Configuration Management
7 31 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (6.50%) Project Management
9 22 (5.96%) High Availability
10 19 (5.15%) Change Data Capture
10 19 (5.15%) Change Management
10 19 (5.15%) Problem Management
11 18 (4.88%) Load Balancing
12 17 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (4.61%) Network Design
13 16 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (3.79%) Identity Management
14 14 (3.79%) Scrum
15 12 (3.25%) Service Delivery
15 12 (3.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.41%) SQL
2 74 (20.05%) Java
3 61 (16.53%) Shell Script
4 56 (15.18%) JavaScript
5 53 (14.36%) Python
6 51 (13.82%) Perl
7 33 (8.94%) Bash Shell
8 28 (7.59%) PHP
9 27 (7.32%) PowerShell
10 21 (5.69%) Ruby
11 19 (5.15%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.44%) AWK
12 9 (2.44%) C
12 9 (2.44%) Korn
12 9 (2.44%) sed
13 2 (0.54%) JCL
13 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.54%) VB
14 1 (0.27%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 114 (30.89%) Security Cleared
2 88 (23.85%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.42%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (2.44%) Degree
7 8 (2.17%) CCNP
8 7 (1.90%) MCSA
8 7 (1.90%) MCSE
9 6 (1.63%) RHCSA
10 5 (1.36%) MCP
11 3 (0.81%) CCNA
11 3 (0.81%) CISSP
11 3 (0.81%) GCIH
11 3 (0.81%) GIAC
11 3 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.81%) LPIC
11 3 (0.81%) RHCE
11 3 (0.81%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.96%) SLA
2 11 (2.98%) QA
3 8 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.08%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (20.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (16.26%) Active Directory
3 29 (7.86%) vSphere
4 27 (7.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 20 (5.42%) VMware ESX
6 16 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (4.07%) Hyper-V
8 14 (3.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 12 (3.25%) NFS
10 11 (2.98%) Docker
11 9 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (2.17%) GlusterFS
13 7 (1.90%) Oracle Clusterware
14 6 (1.63%) GPFS
14 6 (1.63%) Veritas File System
15 5 (1.36%) XenApp
16 4 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 3 (0.81%) UAG
17 3 (0.81%) Xen
17 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 76 (20.60%) Puppet
2 33 (8.94%) Ansible
3 19 (5.15%) Nagios
4 16 (4.34%) SCCM
5 15 (4.07%) NetBackup
5 15 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.52%) Graphite
6 13 (3.52%) logstash
6 13 (3.52%) SCOM
6 13 (3.52%) SCVMM
6 13 (3.52%) Terraform
6 13 (3.52%) Windows Intune
7 12 (3.25%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (3.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 11 (2.98%) vRealize
9 10 (2.71%) Oracle ZFS
10 9 (2.44%) yum
11 8 (2.17%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 266 (72.09%) Red Hat
2 119 (32.25%) VMware
3 110 (29.81%) Oracle
4 81 (21.95%) IBM
5 69 (18.70%) Microsoft
6 32 (8.67%) Veritas
7 30 (8.13%) EMC
8 20 (5.42%) Sun
9 18 (4.88%) Adobe
10 17 (4.61%) NetApp
11 15 (4.07%) Brocade
12 14 (3.79%) Symantec
13 13 (3.52%) Citrix
13 13 (3.52%) HP
13 13 (3.52%) RightScale
14 12 (3.25%) Cisco
15 9 (2.44%) Dell
15 9 (2.44%) Intel
16 8 (2.17%) Google
16 8 (2.17%) StorageTek
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