The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 112 98 119
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 28 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 2.61% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +13.38%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
687 422 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.75% 18.84% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 199 312
Average daily rate £338 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 82 103
Average hourly rate £16.67 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.18% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Wiltshire -2 9 £390 +11.42% 1
Bristol -15 8 £291 -10.61% 1
Gloucestershire -20 4 £350 -
Dorset -1 3 £475 -
Devon -14 2 £308 -15.17%
Somerset - 1 £415 - 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 55 (98.21%) Linux
2 42 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 28 (50.00%) Windows
3 28 (50.00%) VMware
4 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 18 (32.14%) CentOS
5 18 (32.14%) DNS
6 17 (30.36%) NFS
6 17 (30.36%) Apache
7 16 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
9 14 (25.00%) Perl
9 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
10 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
10 13 (23.21%) HP
10 13 (23.21%) Ruby
11 12 (21.43%) Samba
11 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 12 (21.43%) Oracle
11 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (19.64%) 3PAR
12 11 (19.64%) PHP
12 11 (19.64%) UNIX
12 11 (19.64%) Python
12 11 (19.64%) SAN
12 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
12 11 (19.64%) Firewall
13 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (30.36%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) Drupal
3 7 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.36%) Moodle
5 2 (3.57%) Confluence
5 2 (3.57%) nginx
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) DNS
2 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 11 (19.64%) SAN
3 11 (19.64%) Firewall
4 10 (17.86%) LDAP
5 9 (16.07%) LAN
5 9 (16.07%) WAN
6 8 (14.29%) DHCP
7 7 (12.50%) SMTP
7 7 (12.50%) SNMP
8 2 (3.57%) VPN
8 2 (3.57%) Internet
9 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.79%) SSL
9 1 (1.79%) SSH
9 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
9 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
9 1 (1.79%) FTP
9 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Ingres
6 1 (1.79%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.79%) Introscope
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Administrator
2 18 (32.14%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (30.36%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (16.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
5 8 (14.29%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 8 (14.29%) Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (8.93%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) DBA
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (7.14%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) CSS
1 7 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (10.71%) RSS
2 6 (10.71%) jQuery
3 3 (5.36%) Middleware
3 3 (5.36%) LAMP
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.57%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.79%) Laravel
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.79%) DAO
5 1 (1.79%) CGI
5 1 (1.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) VLE
2 2 (3.57%) Statistics
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) Animation
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (98.21%) Linux
2 28 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (32.14%) CentOS
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (19.64%) UNIX
6 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (12.50%) Solaris
8 6 (10.71%) Debian
9 5 (8.93%) HPUX
10 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
10 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
11 3 (5.36%) Scientific Linux
12 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (3.57%) SUSE
13 1 (1.79%) VMS
13 1 (1.79%) AIX
13 1 (1.79%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 4 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (5.36%) SOA
4 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.57%) Validation
5 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Benchmarking
6 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.79%) MVC
6 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.79%) OO
6 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 14 (25.00%) Perl
3 13 (23.21%) Ruby
4 11 (19.64%) PHP
4 11 (19.64%) Python
5 6 (10.71%) Korn
5 6 (10.71%) Bourne shell
5 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.93%) Java
7 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) sed
8 1 (1.79%) AWK
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 7 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) NFS
2 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
4 12 (21.43%) Samba
5 9 (16.07%) vSphere
6 7 (12.50%) qmail
6 7 (12.50%) Squid
7 6 (10.71%) Postfix
7 6 (10.71%) Varnish
7 6 (10.71%) VirtualBox
8 4 (7.14%) Sendmail
9 3 (5.36%) vCloud
9 3 (5.36%) KVM
9 3 (5.36%) Xen
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 8 (14.29%) HP SIM
1 8 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) nmon
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.79%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) logstash
4 1 (1.79%) Salt
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.79%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.79%) YUM
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.21%) HP
5 12 (21.43%) Oracle
6 11 (19.64%) 3PAR
7 10 (17.86%) Cisco
8 8 (14.29%) Symantec
9 7 (12.50%) NetApp
10 4 (7.14%) JBoss
11 1 (1.79%) IBM
11 1 (1.79%) EMC
11 1 (1.79%) Citrix
11 1 (1.79%) CA
11 1 (1.79%) Informatica
11 1 (1.79%) Sun
11 1 (1.79%) F5
11 1 (1.79%) Kalido