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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England / South West
Rank 104 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 37 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.39% 0.86% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.03% 3.92% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 19
Median daily rate £549 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £350 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £408 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -46.83%

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
461 664 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.26% 22.00% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 406 329
Median daily rate £345 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 77
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £44.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +13 16 £560 +37.36%
Bristol -2 8 £603 +60.66%
Wiltshire +2 4 £488 -7.14% 1
Gloucestershire -1 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (77.91%) Red Hat
3 31 (36.05%) DNS
3 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
3 31 (36.05%) Security Cleared
4 29 (33.72%) DevOps
5 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (32.56%) Windows
6 26 (30.23%) Oracle
7 25 (29.07%) ITIL
7 25 (29.07%) Windows Server
8 23 (26.74%) Perl
8 23 (26.74%) VMware
8 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
9 22 (25.58%) Puppet
9 22 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (25.58%) Java
9 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
10 21 (24.42%) Active Directory
11 20 (23.26%) TCP/IP
12 19 (22.09%) Apache
12 19 (22.09%) Python
12 19 (22.09%) IBM
12 19 (22.09%) WebSphere
13 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
15 16 (18.60%) Bash Shell
15 16 (18.60%) Oracle Database
16 15 (17.44%) Ansible
16 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (22.09%) Apache
1 19 (22.09%) WebSphere
2 15 (17.44%) IIS
3 14 (16.28%) Tomcat
4 11 (12.79%) JBoss
5 10 (11.63%) GlassFish
5 10 (11.63%) nginx
6 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
7 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (9.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (9.30%) Skype for Business
8 6 (6.98%) Confluence
9 5 (5.81%) Jetty
9 5 (5.81%) Mongrel
9 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.33%) GeoServer
11 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (8.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (5.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (5.81%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (5.81%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (5.81%) GitHub
5 5 (5.81%) Route 53
5 5 (5.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (4.65%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.16%) IaaS
7 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.05%) DNS
2 20 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 14 (16.28%) SSL
4 12 (13.95%) SAN
5 11 (12.79%) DHCP
6 10 (11.63%) HTTP
6 10 (11.63%) Kerberos
7 8 (9.30%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (9.30%) Skype
8 7 (8.14%) NAS
9 4 (4.65%) FTP
9 4 (4.65%) IPsec
9 4 (4.65%) SMTP
9 4 (4.65%) VPN
10 3 (3.49%) VoIP
11 1 (1.16%) Firewall
11 1 (1.16%) IPv6
11 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.16%) Network Security
11 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.60%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (5.81%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.81%) MySQL
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.49%) Big Data
7 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.16%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
2 13 (15.12%) Ant
3 11 (12.79%) Subversion
4 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 9 (10.47%) Vagrant
6 7 (8.14%) JIRA
7 6 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (5.81%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (5.81%) Travis CI
9 4 (4.65%) Artifactory
9 4 (4.65%) SonarQube
9 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.49%) Hudson
11 2 (2.33%) Gradle
11 2 (2.33%) JUnit
12 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.16%) EasyMock
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
1 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.81%) Electronics
2 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.81%) Marketing
3 4 (4.65%) Games
4 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (15.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) Administrator
3 9 (10.47%) Architect
3 9 (10.47%) Developer
3 9 (10.47%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.30%) Applications Support
4 8 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.81%) Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) Middleware
2 8 (9.30%) Web Services
3 7 (8.14%) .NET
3 7 (8.14%) CSS
3 7 (8.14%) HTML
4 6 (6.98%) J2EE
5 5 (5.81%) Ajax
5 5 (5.81%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (5.81%) jQuery
5 5 (5.81%) OAuth2
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (5.81%) RESTful
5 5 (5.81%) Servlets
6 4 (4.65%) EJB
6 4 (4.65%) Java EE
7 3 (3.49%) JMS
8 2 (2.33%) XML
8 2 (2.33%) XSLT
9 1 (1.16%) JSF
9 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Client/Server
2 9 (10.47%) Clustering
2 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.81%) Replication
4 4 (4.65%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.33%) CESG
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (32.56%) Windows
3 25 (29.07%) Windows Server
4 14 (16.28%) CentOS
4 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (15.12%) AIX
5 13 (15.12%) Solaris
6 12 (13.95%) Unix
7 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (9.30%) Windows 10
9 6 (6.98%) Ubuntu
10 5 (5.81%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (4.65%) CoreOS
12 3 (3.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) DevOps
2 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.07%) ITIL
4 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.12%) Open Source
6 12 (13.95%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.30%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.14%) Kernel Tuning
9 7 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.98%) Migration
10 6 (6.98%) Scrum
11 5 (5.81%) Auto-Scaling
11 5 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (5.81%) OO
11 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
12 4 (4.65%) Service Design
12 4 (4.65%) User Stories
13 3 (3.49%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) Perl
2 22 (25.58%) Java
3 19 (22.09%) Python
4 16 (18.60%) Bash Shell
5 13 (15.12%) SQL
6 11 (12.79%) Ruby
7 10 (11.63%) PL/SQL
7 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
7 10 (11.63%) VBScript
8 9 (10.47%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.81%) Go
11 4 (4.65%) AWK
12 2 (2.33%) C#
12 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.16%) C++
13 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (36.05%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.49%) RHCE
5 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.33%) MCITP
6 2 (2.33%) MCSE
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.79%) vSphere
4 9 (10.47%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (8.14%) DFS Replication
6 7 (8.14%) Docker
7 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
8 4 (4.65%) LXC
8 4 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (4.65%) VirtualBox
8 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.65%) Xen
9 2 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.16%) Gluster
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (25.58%) Puppet
2 15 (17.44%) Ansible
3 10 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (10.47%) Terraform
5 6 (6.98%) Nagios
5 6 (6.98%) Salt
5 6 (6.98%) vRealize
6 5 (5.81%) NetBackup
6 5 (5.81%) OSSEC
6 5 (5.81%) yum
7 4 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (4.65%) Zenoss
8 2 (2.33%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.16%) SCCM
9 1 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (77.91%) Red Hat
2 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
3 26 (30.23%) Oracle
4 23 (26.74%) VMware
5 19 (22.09%) IBM
6 6 (6.98%) Dell
6 6 (6.98%) HP
7 5 (5.81%) Cisco
7 5 (5.81%) EMC
7 5 (5.81%) New Relic
7 5 (5.81%) SaltStack
7 5 (5.81%) SAP
7 5 (5.81%) TOWER Software
7 5 (5.81%) Veritas
8 4 (4.65%) Brocade
8 4 (4.65%) Google
8 4 (4.65%) Sun
8 4 (4.65%) Symantec
9 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
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