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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 118 144 132
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 149 96 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.13% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.10% 4.57% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 38 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £266 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £90.00 £23.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+278.54% -13.54%
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
2443 2101 1793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.90% 24.70% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1050 819
Average daily rate £335 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 246 243
Average hourly rate £16.08 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 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 +20 58 £375 +14.50% 5
Hampshire -3 31 £400 +2.56% 15
Surrey -9 24 £415 +3.75% 7
Oxfordshire -10 16 £494 - 3
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £350 -10.25%
West Sussex - 5 £380 - 2
Kent -9 3 £350 -26.31% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 249 (95.04%) Linux
2 219 (83.59%) Red Hat
3 118 (45.04%) Windows
4 83 (31.68%) UNIX
5 76 (29.01%) VMware
6 71 (27.10%) Oracle
7 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
7 60 (22.90%) Security Cleared
8 53 (20.23%) DNS
9 50 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (16.79%) Cisco
12 43 (16.41%) Apache
12 43 (16.41%) Firewall
13 42 (16.03%) Migration
13 42 (16.03%) Perl
13 42 (16.03%) HP
14 41 (15.65%) IBM
14 41 (15.65%) Puppet
15 39 (14.89%) Solaris
15 39 (14.89%) MySQL
16 38 (14.50%) Web Services
16 38 (14.50%) PHP
16 38 (14.50%) SC Cleared
17 37 (14.12%) ITIL
17 37 (14.12%) Active Directory
18 35 (13.36%) Shell Script
19 34 (12.98%) AIX
19 34 (12.98%) Java
20 32 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 43 (16.41%) Apache
2 23 (8.78%) IIS
3 15 (5.73%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.20%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.20%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.82%) CMS
5 10 (3.82%) Drupal
6 9 (3.44%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.67%) Confluence
8 6 (2.29%) JBoss
9 5 (1.91%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.91%) WordPress
9 5 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.53%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.53%) nginx
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
12 2 (0.76%) CICS
13 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.38%) assyst
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.44%) IaaS
3 5 (1.91%) Office 365
3 5 (1.91%) SaaS
3 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.53%) PaaS
5 3 (1.15%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (20.23%) DNS
2 43 (16.41%) Firewall
3 30 (11.45%) TCP/IP
4 25 (9.54%) SAN
5 23 (8.78%) DHCP
6 22 (8.40%) FTP
7 19 (7.25%) HTTPS
7 19 (7.25%) Internet
8 18 (6.87%) NAS
9 16 (6.11%) DMZ
10 14 (5.34%) LDAP
10 14 (5.34%) Network Security
10 14 (5.34%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (4.20%) SSL
12 9 (3.44%) MPLS
12 9 (3.44%) Wireshark
13 8 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (2.67%) HTTP
15 6 (2.29%) LAN
15 6 (2.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.89%) MySQL
2 24 (9.16%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.63%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.91%) DB2
7 5 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.53%) SQLPlus
8 4 (1.53%) Ingres
8 4 (1.53%) Big Data
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.15%) OLTP
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.96%) Subversion
3 8 (3.05%) JIRA
4 5 (1.91%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.91%) GoogleTest
4 5 (1.91%) NUnit
5 4 (1.53%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.53%) Ant
5 4 (1.53%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.53%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.53%) CppUnit
6 3 (1.15%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.76%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.38%) JUnit
8 1 (0.38%) Maven
8 1 (0.38%) Checkstyle
General
1 22 (8.40%) Finance
2 18 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.58%) Banking
4 11 (4.20%) Retail
5 6 (2.29%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Military
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) International Banking
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (14.12%) Administrator
2 27 (10.31%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (9.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (8.02%) Consultant
6 18 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (6.11%) Developer
8 15 (5.73%) Architect
8 15 (5.73%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.73%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (5.34%) Security Engineer
10 13 (4.96%) UNIX Administrator
11 12 (4.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.44%) UNIX Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) Linux Support
13 8 (3.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 7 (2.67%) Analyst
14 7 (2.67%) Linux Support Engineer
15 6 (2.29%) Environment Manager
15 6 (2.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.50%) Web Services
2 20 (7.63%) SOAP
3 15 (5.73%) HTML
4 14 (5.34%) CSS
5 10 (3.82%) Ajax
5 10 (3.82%) jQuery
6 8 (3.05%) LAMP
6 8 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (2.29%) XML
7 6 (2.29%) CodeIgniter
7 6 (2.29%) MCollective
8 5 (1.91%) .NET
8 5 (1.91%) Software Packaging
9 4 (1.53%) Motif
9 4 (1.53%) wxWidgets
9 4 (1.53%) YAML
10 3 (1.15%) Middleware
10 3 (1.15%) Symfony
10 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.78%) Open Source
1 23 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.25%) PKI
3 13 (4.96%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.58%) Clustering
5 11 (4.20%) HACMP
6 8 (3.05%) EPoS
6 8 (3.05%) DataPower
6 8 (3.05%) Smart Meter
7 7 (2.67%) Derivative
7 7 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.91%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.53%) CESG
10 3 (1.15%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.15%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 249 (95.04%) Linux
2 118 (45.04%) Windows
3 83 (31.68%) UNIX
4 50 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (14.89%) Solaris
6 34 (12.98%) AIX
7 32 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (5.73%) CentOS
10 13 (4.96%) Debian
11 9 (3.44%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.44%) SUSE
12 8 (3.05%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (2.29%) HPUX
14 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.53%) zOS
14 4 (1.53%) Android
14 4 (1.53%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (1.53%) Windows Phone
14 4 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.03%) Migration
2 37 (14.12%) ITIL
3 28 (10.69%) Configuration Management
3 28 (10.69%) DevOps
4 18 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (6.11%) Software Engineering
6 14 (5.34%) Project Management
7 12 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (4.20%) OO
8 11 (4.20%) E-Commerce
8 11 (4.20%) Validation
9 10 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.82%) Integration Testing
9 10 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (3.44%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (3.44%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (3.05%) Network Architecture
11 8 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (3.05%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.03%) Perl
2 38 (14.50%) PHP
3 35 (13.36%) Shell Script
4 34 (12.98%) Java
5 31 (11.83%) Python
6 30 (11.45%) SQL
7 24 (9.16%) Ruby
8 23 (8.78%) Korn
8 23 (8.78%) Bash Shell
9 21 (8.02%) C
10 16 (6.11%) AWK
10 16 (6.11%) sed
11 13 (4.96%) JavaScript
11 13 (4.96%) PL/SQL
12 12 (4.58%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.05%) C++
14 6 (2.29%) PHP5
14 6 (2.29%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.91%) VB
16 3 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (22.90%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.50%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (7.63%) CCNA
4 18 (6.87%) DV Cleared
5 16 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (6.11%) MCSE
6 10 (3.82%) RHCE
6 10 (3.82%) Degree
7 9 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.44%) CISSP
8 8 (3.05%) JNCIA
8 8 (3.05%) MCITP
9 6 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.91%) MCSA
10 5 (1.91%) MCP
10 5 (1.91%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.15%) HNC
12 2 (0.76%) RHCA
12 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.96%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.29%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (14.12%) Active Directory
3 20 (7.63%) NFS
4 15 (5.73%) vSphere
5 10 (3.82%) Snort
6 9 (3.44%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.67%) Xen
7 7 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (2.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.29%) Firmware
9 5 (1.91%) XenApp
9 5 (1.91%) UAG
10 4 (1.53%) vCloud
10 4 (1.53%) OCFS2
10 4 (1.53%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.15%) Samba
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (15.65%) Puppet
2 17 (6.49%) NetBackup
3 15 (5.73%) FortiGate
4 11 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.20%) Nagios
5 8 (3.05%) SCCM
6 7 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 5 (1.91%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.15%) Nessus
9 3 (1.15%) WSUS
9 3 (1.15%) Zenoss
9 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.15%) YaST
10 2 (0.76%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 219 (83.59%) Red Hat
2 76 (29.01%) VMware
3 71 (27.10%) Oracle
4 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
5 44 (16.79%) Cisco
6 42 (16.03%) HP
7 41 (15.65%) IBM
8 28 (10.69%) Sun
8 28 (10.69%) Citrix
9 20 (7.63%) EMC
9 20 (7.63%) Veritas
10 17 (6.49%) Juniper
11 14 (5.34%) F5
12 13 (4.96%) NetApp
13 10 (3.82%) Symantec
13 10 (3.82%) 3PAR
14 8 (3.05%) Altiris
14 8 (3.05%) Redknee
15 7 (2.67%) Brocade
15 7 (2.67%) CheckPoint
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