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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 111 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 31 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.97% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.58% 4.42% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £174 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £378
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +9.84%
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
677 634 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.75% 21.98% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 350 217
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £153 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 89 66
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.95 £39.15 £24.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Bristol +7 16 £463 +83.89% 3
Gloucestershire -1 7 £425 +21.42% 2
Wiltshire -2 4 £388 -0.64% 10
Somerset +8 3 £375 -30.23% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 59 (98.33%) Linux
2 55 (91.67%) Red Hat
3 28 (46.67%) VMware
4 27 (45.00%) Java
5 25 (41.67%) Puppet
6 24 (40.00%) DevOps
6 24 (40.00%) Apache
7 22 (36.67%) UNIX
8 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
9 20 (33.33%) Firewall
9 20 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (31.67%) Jenkins
10 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (31.67%) Windows
11 18 (30.00%) Web Services
11 18 (30.00%) MySQL
11 18 (30.00%) DNS
11 18 (30.00%) Ansible
12 15 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (25.00%) Oracle
12 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 15 (25.00%) Shell Script
13 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
13 14 (23.33%) vSphere
14 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
14 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
14 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
15 12 (20.00%) Scrum
15 12 (20.00%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 24 (40.00%) Apache
2 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (20.00%) IIS
4 9 (15.00%) JBoss
5 6 (10.00%) nginx
6 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
8 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.00%) Confluence
8 3 (5.00%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) Firewall
2 18 (30.00%) DNS
3 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (16.67%) DHCP
5 7 (11.67%) VPN
6 4 (6.67%) HTTP
6 4 (6.67%) LAN
6 4 (6.67%) WAN
6 4 (6.67%) HTTPS
6 4 (6.67%) SSL
6 4 (6.67%) IPsec
7 3 (5.00%) LDAP
8 2 (3.33%) SAN
9 1 (1.67%) VLAN
9 1 (1.67%) NAS
9 1 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) MySQL
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) Hudson
4 4 (6.67%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) Maven
5 3 (5.00%) JIRA
5 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.33%) Marketing
3 5 (8.33%) Electronics
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Administrator
4 12 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (11.67%) Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.67%) Web Administrator
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Applications Support
11 1 (1.67%) Qt Developer
11 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 1 (1.67%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (1.67%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) Web Services
2 8 (13.33%) .NET
3 5 (8.33%) CSS
4 4 (6.67%) J2EE
4 4 (6.67%) RESTful
4 4 (6.67%) WebCenter
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.33%) Middleware
6 2 (3.33%) Java EE
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) WCF
7 1 (1.67%) Qt
7 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.67%) Ajax
7 1 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) XML
7 1 (1.67%) XSD
7 1 (1.67%) Swing
7 1 (1.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) DTV
3 5 (8.33%) Derivative
4 3 (5.00%) Wiki
4 3 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (98.33%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) UNIX
3 19 (31.67%) Windows
4 11 (18.33%) CentOS
5 9 (15.00%) Ubuntu
6 7 (11.67%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (11.67%) Debian
7 6 (10.00%) Solaris
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.33%) Fedora
10 2 (3.33%) AIX
11 1 (1.67%) HPUX
11 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) DevOps
2 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) Scrum
5 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.33%) Open Source
5 11 (18.33%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (13.33%) Project Management
7 8 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (11.67%) SOA
8 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
9 6 (10.00%) Kernel Tuning
10 5 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (8.33%) Migration
10 5 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.33%) ITIL
10 5 (8.33%) Change Management
10 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 15 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (20.00%) Ruby
4 11 (18.33%) Python
5 9 (15.00%) SQL
6 8 (13.33%) Perl
7 6 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) Groovy
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) PHP5
9 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.67%) CCNA
4 4 (6.67%) RHCE
5 2 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.67%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) vSphere
2 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.00%) Postfix
4 6 (10.00%) Samba
5 4 (6.67%) XenApp
5 4 (6.67%) Varnish
5 4 (6.67%) ISA Server
6 3 (5.00%) iptables
7 2 (3.33%) Firmware
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (41.67%) Puppet
2 20 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (30.00%) Ansible
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (5.00%) ZABBIX
5 3 (5.00%) Salt
6 2 (3.33%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.67%) Nagios
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 55 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 28 (46.67%) VMware
3 15 (25.00%) Oracle
4 9 (15.00%) Cisco
5 8 (13.33%) HP
6 6 (10.00%) Infoblox
7 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.33%) Sun
7 5 (8.33%) SAP
8 4 (6.67%) Citrix
8 4 (6.67%) McAfee
8 4 (6.67%) Wyse
8 4 (6.67%) BEA
8 4 (6.67%) Ektron
9 3 (5.00%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.67%) BMC
10 1 (1.67%) CA
10 1 (1.67%) NetApp
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