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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 113 108 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 26 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.68% 2.09% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £393 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £389 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +19.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £36.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+172.10% +17.60%
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
706 430 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.48% 19.22% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 208 305
Average daily rate £338 £312 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.17% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £142 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 89 102
Average hourly rate £16.67 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 - 10 £438 - 1
Bristol -15 5 £370 +13.84% 4
Gloucestershire -12 4 £350 -
Dorset +1 3 £375 -
Devon -21 2 £308 -15.17% 2
Somerset - 2 £458 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 58 (98.31%) Linux
2 42 (71.19%) Red Hat
3 30 (50.85%) VMware
4 27 (45.76%) Windows
5 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
6 24 (40.68%) DNS
7 19 (32.20%) NFS
7 19 (32.20%) Apache
8 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
8 18 (30.51%) CentOS
9 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
9 17 (28.81%) Perl
10 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
10 16 (27.12%) Shell Script
11 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
12 14 (23.73%) HP
12 14 (23.73%) Oracle
12 14 (23.73%) UNIX
13 13 (22.03%) PHP
13 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
13 13 (22.03%) Firewall
13 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
13 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (20.34%) Ruby
14 12 (20.34%) 3PAR
14 12 (20.34%) Samba
14 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (20.34%) SAN
14 12 (20.34%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (32.20%) Apache
2 8 (13.56%) Drupal
3 7 (11.86%) IIS
4 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.08%) Moodle
5 2 (3.39%) Confluence
5 2 (3.39%) nginx
5 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) DNS
2 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
2 13 (22.03%) Firewall
3 12 (20.34%) LDAP
3 12 (20.34%) SAN
4 11 (18.64%) DHCP
5 9 (15.25%) LAN
5 9 (15.25%) WAN
6 8 (13.56%) SMTP
7 7 (11.86%) SNMP
8 3 (5.08%) PuTTY
8 3 (5.08%) Internet
8 3 (5.08%) HTTPS
8 3 (5.08%) SSH
9 2 (3.39%) VPN
10 1 (1.69%) FTP
10 1 (1.69%) HTTP
10 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.69%) VLAN
10 1 (1.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.47%) MySQL
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.08%) Ingres
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.08%) JasperReports
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) QlikView
7 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Introscope
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Administrator
2 20 (33.90%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (30.51%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (16.95%) Storage Administrator
4 10 (16.95%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 9 (15.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (15.25%) Developer
6 5 (8.47%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (6.78%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.78%) Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) DBA
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) VMware Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Web Services
2 8 (13.56%) CSS
3 5 (8.47%) jQuery
3 5 (8.47%) RSS
4 3 (5.08%) CGI
4 3 (5.08%) Middleware
4 3 (5.08%) LAMP
4 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.08%) DAO
4 3 (5.08%) JDBC
4 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) Laravel
5 2 (3.39%) WebCenter
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) VLE
2 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.39%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Animation
4 1 (1.69%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 58 (98.31%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) Windows
3 18 (30.51%) CentOS
4 14 (23.73%) UNIX
5 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (15.25%) Solaris
8 7 (11.86%) Debian
9 5 (8.47%) HPUX
10 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
10 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
11 3 (5.08%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (5.08%) VMS
12 2 (3.39%) SUSE
12 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.69%) SELinux
13 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Capacity Management
3 6 (10.17%) Migration
4 4 (6.78%) Validation
5 3 (5.08%) MVC
5 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.08%) OO
5 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.08%) Change Control
6 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.39%) DevOps
6 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.39%) SOA
6 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.69%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) Perl
2 16 (27.12%) Shell Script
3 13 (22.03%) PHP
4 12 (20.34%) Python
4 12 (20.34%) Ruby
5 9 (15.25%) Bash Shell
6 8 (13.56%) Korn
6 8 (13.56%) Java
7 7 (11.86%) SQL
8 6 (10.17%) Bourne shell
9 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.69%) sed
11 1 (1.69%) Erlang
11 1 (1.69%) AWK
11 1 (1.69%) C
11 1 (1.69%) C++
11 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) SLA
2 8 (13.56%) QA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) NFS
2 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
3 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (20.34%) Samba
5 10 (16.95%) vSphere
6 7 (11.86%) Squid
6 7 (11.86%) qmail
6 7 (11.86%) Postfix
7 5 (8.47%) Varnish
7 5 (8.47%) VirtualBox
8 4 (6.78%) Sendmail
9 3 (5.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (5.08%) Xen
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (5.08%) KVM
10 2 (3.39%) vCloud
11 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) NetBackup
1 10 (16.95%) HP SIM
1 10 (16.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (10.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) YUM
3 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) nmon
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.69%) logstash
4 1 (1.69%) Salt
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.69%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.69%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 42 (71.19%) Red Hat
2 30 (50.85%) VMware
3 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.73%) Oracle
4 14 (23.73%) HP
5 12 (20.34%) 3PAR
6 10 (16.95%) Symantec
7 9 (15.25%) Cisco
8 7 (11.86%) NetApp
9 4 (6.78%) JBoss
10 2 (3.39%) IBM
10 2 (3.39%) Sun
11 1 (1.69%) Remedy
11 1 (1.69%) F5
11 1 (1.69%) Kalido
11 1 (1.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (1.69%) EMC
11 1 (1.69%) BMC
11 1 (1.69%) CA
11 1 (1.69%) Informatica