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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 113 106 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 32 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.72% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.12% 3.18% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 18
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£375 £675 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £448 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £675 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
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
776 534 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.57% 22.61% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 248 313
Average daily rate £374 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.90% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £125 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 94 87
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.90 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Bristol - 9 £500 - 1
Devon -5 5 £245 -30.00% 1
Wiltshire -14 5 £438 -35.18% 8
Gloucestershire -15 4 - -
Dorset +2 2 £375 - 1
Somerset - - - - 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (96.61%) Linux
2 35 (59.32%) VMware
3 32 (54.24%) Red Hat
4 26 (44.07%) DNS
5 25 (42.37%) Windows
6 23 (38.98%) Apache
7 22 (37.29%) Java
7 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
8 20 (33.90%) Bash Shell
8 20 (33.90%) Puppet
9 18 (30.51%) Perl
9 18 (30.51%) ITIL
9 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
9 18 (30.51%) CentOS
10 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
10 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
11 16 (27.12%) UNIX
11 16 (27.12%) DV Cleared
12 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
12 15 (25.42%) Python
12 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
13 14 (23.73%) Firewall
13 14 (23.73%) NetBackup
13 14 (23.73%) DHCP
13 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (23.73%) Ruby
13 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (22.03%) vSphere
14 13 (22.03%) HP
15 12 (20.34%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (38.98%) Apache
2 9 (15.25%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.56%) JBoss
4 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.47%) IIS
5 4 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.39%) Moodle
7 2 (3.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.07%) DNS
2 14 (23.73%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) DHCP
3 9 (15.25%) LDAP
3 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.86%) SAN
4 7 (11.86%) Internet
5 5 (8.47%) SSH
5 5 (8.47%) PuTTY
5 5 (8.47%) HTTPS
5 5 (8.47%) SMTP
6 3 (5.08%) SNMP
7 2 (3.39%) 2G
7 2 (3.39%) 3G
7 2 (3.39%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (3.39%) LTE
8 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.69%) VLAN
8 1 (1.69%) IPsec
8 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
1 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.47%) JasperReports
2 5 (8.47%) Ingres
3 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.47%) Maven
2 5 (8.47%) PHPUnit
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) Introscope
General
1 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.78%) Electronics
3 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Administrator
2 20 (33.90%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (25.42%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (20.34%) Storage Administrator
4 12 (20.34%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 9 (15.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Architect
8 5 (8.47%) Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Applications Architect
10 3 (5.08%) UNIX Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) UNIX Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
10 3 (5.08%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Consultant
11 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) DAO
2 5 (8.47%) Laravel
2 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
2 5 (8.47%) CGI
2 5 (8.47%) HTML
2 5 (8.47%) CSS
2 5 (8.47%) JDBC
3 3 (5.08%) RESTful
3 3 (5.08%) Middleware
4 2 (3.39%) WebCenter
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Clustering
2 5 (8.47%) Open Source
2 5 (8.47%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.78%) DTV
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.39%) VLE
5 2 (3.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.69%) PKI
6 1 (1.69%) Wiki
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.69%) CESG
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (96.61%) Linux
2 25 (42.37%) Windows
3 18 (30.51%) CentOS
4 16 (27.12%) UNIX
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (13.56%) Solaris
7 5 (8.47%) VMS
8 3 (5.08%) Fedora
8 3 (5.08%) Debian
9 2 (3.39%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.39%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.69%) AIX
10 1 (1.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.34%) Capacity Management
4 10 (16.95%) DevOps
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.25%) Migration
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.56%) Change Control
7 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 5 (8.47%) Validation
8 5 (8.47%) MVC
8 5 (8.47%) OO
9 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
9 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.08%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) Bash Shell
3 18 (30.51%) Perl
4 15 (25.42%) Python
5 14 (23.73%) Ruby
6 11 (18.64%) PHP
7 10 (16.95%) SQL
8 6 (10.17%) Korn
9 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
9 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.08%) C
11 1 (1.69%) Erlang
11 1 (1.69%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) DV Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) SLA
2 5 (8.47%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) vSphere
3 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.95%) NFS
5 5 (8.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (8.47%) Postfix
6 4 (6.78%) Samba
7 3 (5.08%) Squid
7 3 (5.08%) qmail
7 3 (5.08%) Sendmail
7 3 (5.08%) vCloud
8 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.39%) KVM
8 2 (3.39%) Xen
9 1 (1.69%) XenApp
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) Puppet
2 14 (23.73%) NetBackup
3 12 (20.34%) HP SIM
3 12 (20.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (11.86%) yum
5 7 (11.86%) Ansible
6 6 (10.17%) SELinux
7 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (6.78%) logstash
7 4 (6.78%) Salt
7 4 (6.78%) ZABBIX
8 2 (3.39%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (1.69%) CA Wily
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (59.32%) VMware
2 32 (54.24%) Red Hat
3 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.03%) HP
5 12 (20.34%) Symantec
5 12 (20.34%) 3PAR
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle
7 4 (6.78%) SAP
7 4 (6.78%) Cisco
8 3 (5.08%) NetApp
9 2 (3.39%) IBM
9 2 (3.39%) BMC
9 2 (3.39%) Sun
9 2 (3.39%) Remedy
9 2 (3.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (1.69%) Huawei
10 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.69%) F5
10 1 (1.69%) Wyse
10 1 (1.69%) Citrix
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