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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 46 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 18 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.13% - 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.51% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£355 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £33.38 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+349.43% +32.17%
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
109 125 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.96% 28.03% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 28
Average daily rate £325 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.50 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.83 £20.00
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 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 30 October 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
(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 - 17 £360 - 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 30 October 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Red Hat
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (52.17%) RHCE
5 10 (43.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (26.09%) AIX
6 6 (26.09%) CentOS
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Puppet
7 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
7 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (21.74%) Ansible
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
7 5 (21.74%) Ruby
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) Software Packaging
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) UNIX
8 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
8 4 (17.39%) NFS
8 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
8 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (17.39%) Memcached
8 4 (17.39%) StatsD
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) JBoss
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (4.35%) nginx
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Software Packaging
1 4 (17.39%) Memcached
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (13.04%) WebCenter
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 4 (17.39%) LPAR
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) AIX
2 6 (26.09%) CentOS
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Python
1 5 (21.74%) Ruby
2 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) Korn
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) RHCE
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (17.39%) VCP5
4 2 (8.70%) RHCT
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
2 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
2 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (17.39%) StatsD
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Red Hat
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Dell
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.35%) Google