The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 60 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 11 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.96% 1.15% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.95% 6.52% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Average daily rate £338 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £135 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £153 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +63.86%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Wales

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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
185 92 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.04% 17.69% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 57 42
Average daily rate £339 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £145 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South Wales region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South Wales region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 9 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
Cardiff -6 9 £325 +116.66% 1
Newport - 1 £350 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (96.67%) Red Hat
3 22 (73.33%) JBoss
4 15 (50.00%) Java
5 11 (36.67%) Middleware
5 11 (36.67%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
7 8 (26.67%) Puppet
7 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 8 (26.67%) Apache
7 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
8 7 (23.33%) HTTP
8 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
9 6 (20.00%) Maven
9 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (20.00%) J2EE
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 6 (20.00%) DevOps
10 5 (16.67%) MySQL
10 5 (16.67%) Perl
10 5 (16.67%) SQL
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
11 4 (13.33%) PKI
11 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (13.33%) DNS
11 4 (13.33%) Unix

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (73.33%) JBoss
2 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (26.67%) Apache
4 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
5 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (23.33%) HTTP
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) SSH
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) VLAN
5 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) HPCC
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Middleware Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Middleware
2 6 (20.00%) J2EE
3 3 (10.00%) LAMP
4 2 (6.67%) Java EE
4 2 (6.67%) SAML
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) JVM Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) yum
3 1 (3.33%) Cacti
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) nmon
3 1 (3.33%) OpenNMS
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) CA
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) PlateSpin
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