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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 39 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 30 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.52% 2.84% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.98% 13.22% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 1
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£450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
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
143 121 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.57% 21.49% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 83 71
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £130 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.91 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 +1 29 £450 +28.57% 7
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
1 41 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 22 (53.66%) JBoss
3 19 (46.34%) VMware
4 16 (39.02%) J2EE
5 15 (36.59%) HTTP
5 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
6 14 (34.15%) DNS
7 13 (31.71%) Middleware
7 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
8 12 (29.27%) Maven
8 12 (29.27%) Java
9 11 (26.83%) Oracle
9 11 (26.83%) Shell Script
9 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
9 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
9 11 (26.83%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (26.83%) JVM Tuning
10 10 (24.39%) Puppet
11 9 (21.95%) Windows
11 9 (21.95%) DevOps
12 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
14 5 (12.20%) PKI
14 5 (12.20%) VLAN
14 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
14 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (12.20%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (53.66%) JBoss
2 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.44%) nginx
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) HTTP
1 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
2 14 (34.15%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) SSL
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) VLAN
3 5 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) Network Security
6 2 (4.88%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 12c
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 12 (29.27%) Maven
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Architect
2 6 (14.63%) Middleware Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) EAI Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) J2EE
2 13 (31.71%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Ajax
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) PKI
2 1 (2.44%) CMDB
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) UNIX
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (26.83%) JVM Tuning
2 9 (21.95%) DevOps
3 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) Use Case
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.44%) Service Management
8 1 (2.44%) ITSM
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL
8 1 (2.44%) EAI
8 1 (2.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.44%) TDD
8 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (46.34%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
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