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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 168 181 145
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 88 68 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.72% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.58% 2.89% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 59
Average daily rate
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£413 £349 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £481 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +0.71%
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
2460 2354 1895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.57% 24.89% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1238 1160 885
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £138 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 232 261
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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
Oxfordshire 0 23 £375 +15.38% 11
Berkshire -6 18 £425 +26.86% 5
Hampshire -8 17 £356 +9.61% 12
Kent -1 10 £513 +7.89% 1
Surrey -2 9 £500 +28.20% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £500 +40.35%
Middlesex +7 3 £366 -33.40%
West Sussex -20 2 £290 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 237 (95.95%) Linux
2 215 (87.04%) Red Hat
3 89 (36.03%) Oracle
4 82 (33.20%) UNIX
5 78 (31.58%) Windows
6 68 (27.53%) VMware
6 68 (27.53%) Security Cleared
7 56 (22.67%) Solaris
8 53 (21.46%) Puppet
9 48 (19.43%) Microsoft
10 45 (18.22%) SC Cleared
11 43 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (17.41%) DevOps
12 41 (16.60%) TCP/IP
13 38 (15.38%) DNS
13 38 (15.38%) IBM
13 38 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
14 36 (14.57%) SAN
14 36 (14.57%) Web Services
15 35 (14.17%) Migration
15 35 (14.17%) Configuration Management
16 33 (13.36%) Finance
16 33 (13.36%) Firewall
17 32 (12.96%) SQL
17 32 (12.96%) DV Cleared
17 32 (12.96%) AWS CloudFormation
18 31 (12.55%) Enterprise Software
19 30 (12.15%) Perl
20 29 (11.74%) Veritas
20 29 (11.74%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (8.91%) Apache
2 20 (8.10%) WebSphere
2 20 (8.10%) Confluence
3 16 (6.48%) WebLogic
4 14 (5.67%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.45%) JBoss
6 8 (3.24%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.43%) IIS
7 6 (2.43%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (2.02%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.21%) SAS
10 1 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.43%) MS Office
3 5 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Endur
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (12.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (4.05%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.02%) Office 365
5 5 (2.02%) IaaS
5 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.60%) TCP/IP
2 38 (15.38%) DNS
3 36 (14.57%) SAN
4 33 (13.36%) Firewall
5 28 (11.34%) Network Security
6 22 (8.91%) LDAP
7 15 (6.07%) VoIP
7 15 (6.07%) Internet
8 13 (5.26%) SSH
9 12 (4.86%) VLAN
10 11 (4.45%) 4G
10 11 (4.45%) LTE
10 11 (4.45%) MPLS
10 11 (4.45%) 3G
10 11 (4.45%) VPN
10 11 (4.45%) FTP
10 11 (4.45%) SSL
11 10 (4.05%) WAN
11 10 (4.05%) ISDN
11 10 (4.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.74%) Oracle Database
2 19 (7.69%) MySQL
3 13 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.45%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.24%) Big Data
6 7 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.83%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.43%) OLTP
7 6 (2.43%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.02%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.62%) Ingres
10 3 (1.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (1.21%) SQLPlus
10 3 (1.21%) DB2
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 21 (8.50%) JIRA
2 10 (4.05%) Subversion
3 8 (3.24%) Ant
4 7 (2.83%) StarTeam
5 5 (2.02%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.02%) JUnit
6 4 (1.62%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.62%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.62%) NUnit
6 4 (1.62%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.62%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.62%) CppUnit
6 4 (1.62%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.62%) Gradle
6 4 (1.62%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.62%) GoogleTest
7 3 (1.21%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (13.36%) Finance
2 24 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.86%) Banking
4 9 (3.64%) Publishing
5 6 (2.43%) Retail
6 5 (2.02%) Electronics
7 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (14.98%) Administrator
2 32 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (10.12%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (10.12%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (7.69%) Architect
5 18 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (6.88%) UNIX Administrator
6 17 (6.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 15 (6.07%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.05%) Developer
8 10 (4.05%) UNIX Engineer
9 9 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.64%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.24%) Consultant
10 8 (3.24%) DBA
10 8 (3.24%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 7 (2.83%) Analyst
12 6 (2.43%) Test Manager
12 6 (2.43%) Environment Manager
12 6 (2.43%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.57%) Web Services
2 13 (5.26%) Middleware
3 11 (4.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (3.64%) J2EE
4 9 (3.64%) SOAP
5 7 (2.83%) XML
6 6 (2.43%) HTML
6 6 (2.43%) JMS
7 4 (1.62%) EJB
7 4 (1.62%) Motif
7 4 (1.62%) Java EE
7 4 (1.62%) JSON
7 4 (1.62%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.62%) wxWidgets
8 3 (1.21%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.81%) Flash
9 2 (0.81%) MCollective
10 1 (0.40%) FreeSWITCH
10 1 (0.40%) beanstalkd
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.55%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (10.93%) PKI
3 24 (9.72%) Clustering
4 18 (7.29%) Open Source
5 15 (6.07%) HACMP
6 14 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.45%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.24%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.24%) Smart Meter
9 6 (2.43%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.43%) e-Health
9 6 (2.43%) DataPower
10 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.02%) CESG
11 4 (1.62%) Derivative
12 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 237 (95.95%) Linux
2 82 (33.20%) UNIX
3 78 (31.58%) Windows
4 56 (22.67%) Solaris
5 27 (10.93%) AIX
6 24 (9.72%) CentOS
7 21 (8.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.64%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.24%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.83%) Fedora
12 7 (2.83%) SUSE
12 7 (2.83%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (2.02%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.02%) Windows Phone
13 5 (2.02%) Android
14 4 (1.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.41%) DevOps
2 35 (14.17%) Migration
2 35 (14.17%) Configuration Management
3 26 (10.53%) ITIL
4 18 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (6.07%) Project Management
6 12 (4.86%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.86%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (4.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (4.45%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.05%) OO
9 9 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (3.64%) Change Management
10 8 (3.24%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.24%) Validation
10 8 (3.24%) Scrum
10 8 (3.24%) Integration Testing
11 7 (2.83%) Test Strategy
11 7 (2.83%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.96%) SQL
2 30 (12.15%) Perl
3 29 (11.74%) Shell Script
4 23 (9.31%) Java
5 22 (8.91%) Python
6 14 (5.67%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.26%) PHP
8 10 (4.05%) Korn
9 9 (3.64%) Ruby
9 9 (3.64%) C
10 8 (3.24%) C++
10 8 (3.24%) VBScript
10 8 (3.24%) VB
10 8 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.62%) C#
13 3 (1.21%) sed
13 3 (1.21%) AWK
14 2 (0.81%) Jython
14 2 (0.81%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 68 (27.53%) Security Cleared
2 45 (18.22%) SC Cleared
3 32 (12.96%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.67%) CCNA
5 10 (4.05%) MCSE
5 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.64%) RHCSA
7 8 (3.24%) RHCE
8 7 (2.83%) Degree
8 7 (2.83%) RHCA
9 6 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.02%) MCSA
10 5 (2.02%) MCP
11 4 (1.62%) Sun Certification
11 4 (1.62%) SCSA
11 4 (1.62%) MCITP
11 4 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.81%) RHCT
12 2 (0.81%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (11.34%) Active Directory
3 23 (9.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (6.48%) NFS
5 15 (6.07%) Firmware
6 12 (4.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 10 (4.05%) vSphere
8 8 (3.24%) Veritas File System
8 8 (3.24%) Hyper-V
9 7 (2.83%) Postfix
10 6 (2.43%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (2.02%) UAG
12 4 (1.62%) GPFS
13 3 (1.21%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (1.21%) OCFS2
13 3 (1.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.40%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 53 (21.46%) Puppet
2 20 (8.10%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (6.48%) FortiGate
4 14 (5.67%) NetBackup
4 14 (5.67%) SCCM
5 10 (4.05%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (2.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (2.43%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (2.02%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (2.02%) Nagios
9 4 (1.62%) Control-M
9 4 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.21%) YaST
11 2 (0.81%) OpenView
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.81%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 215 (87.04%) Red Hat
2 89 (36.03%) Oracle
3 68 (27.53%) VMware
4 48 (19.43%) Microsoft
5 38 (15.38%) IBM
6 29 (11.74%) Veritas
7 27 (10.93%) Sun
8 25 (10.12%) HP
9 24 (9.72%) Cisco
10 19 (7.69%) F5
11 17 (6.88%) NetApp
12 13 (5.26%) EMC
12 13 (5.26%) Symantec
13 11 (4.45%) Citrix
13 11 (4.45%) Dell
14 8 (3.24%) CheckPoint
15 7 (2.83%) 3PAR
16 6 (2.43%) CA
16 6 (2.43%) Intel
16 6 (2.43%) Fujitsu
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