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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 48 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.14% 1.23% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 6.33% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£150 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.80 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+63.86% +10.69%
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
100 79 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.98% 19.51% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 38
Average daily rate £300 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.16 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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
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 27 January 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
Cardiff -9 5 £150 -53.84% 1
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 22 (91.67%) Red Hat
3 12 (50.00%) VMware
4 10 (41.67%) RHCE
4 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (25.00%) AIX
6 6 (25.00%) CentOS
7 5 (20.83%) Open Source
7 5 (20.83%) Puppet
7 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
7 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (20.83%) Ansible
7 5 (20.83%) DevOps
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) Ruby
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Software Packaging
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.67%) UNIX
8 4 (16.67%) NFS
8 4 (16.67%) DNS
8 4 (16.67%) Apple
8 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
8 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) IaaS
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Software Packaging
1 4 (16.67%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 4 (16.67%) LPAR
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) AIX
3 6 (25.00%) CentOS
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.67%) UNIX
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) DevOps
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Python
1 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) Korn
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) RHCE
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (16.67%) VCP5
4 2 (8.33%) RHCT
4 2 (8.33%) RHCSA
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) NFS
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (16.67%) StatsD
2 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) Graphite
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) Google