The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 113 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 29 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.23% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 1.18% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £353 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £373 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
653 423 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.44% 19.70% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 213 303
Average daily rate £325 £316 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 73 85
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -12 10 £291 - 1
Wiltshire +1 7 £390 +11.42% 2
Gloucestershire -9 4 £363 -3.33% 4
Dorset +6 3 £475 - 1
Devon - 2 £308 -
Somerset - 1 £415 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (83.82%) Red Hat
3 33 (48.53%) VMware
4 30 (44.12%) Windows
5 26 (38.24%) Security Cleared
6 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (29.41%) NFS
7 20 (29.41%) DNS
8 19 (27.94%) Oracle
9 18 (26.47%) UNIX
9 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
10 17 (25.00%) SAN
10 17 (25.00%) Perl
10 17 (25.00%) CentOS
11 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
12 15 (22.06%) Shell Script
12 15 (22.06%) vSphere
13 14 (20.59%) Apache
13 14 (20.59%) Firewall
14 13 (19.12%) NetBackup
14 13 (19.12%) Python
15 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
15 12 (17.65%) Active Directory
15 12 (17.65%) HP
15 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
15 12 (17.65%) Ruby
15 12 (17.65%) Samba
15 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (16.18%) Cisco
16 11 (16.18%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (20.59%) Apache
2 10 (14.71%) Drupal
3 6 (8.82%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.41%) Moodle
5 2 (2.94%) Confluence
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.94%) nginx
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) DNS
2 17 (25.00%) SAN
3 14 (20.59%) Firewall
4 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.71%) DHCP
6 9 (13.24%) LDAP
7 8 (11.76%) LAN
7 8 (11.76%) WAN
8 6 (8.82%) SMTP
8 6 (8.82%) FTP
8 6 (8.82%) SNMP
9 5 (7.35%) Network Security
9 5 (7.35%) SSH
10 2 (2.94%) Internet
10 2 (2.94%) NAS
10 2 (2.94%) VPN
11 1 (1.47%) HTTP
11 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.88%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.47%) QlikView
7 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.94%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) MSI
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Administrator
2 17 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (13.24%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.76%) Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Drupal Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Storage Administrator
7 6 (8.82%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (8.82%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.35%) DBA
8 5 (7.35%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (7.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.35%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Build Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Consultant
11 2 (2.94%) VMware Consultant
11 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) CSS
1 7 (10.29%) RSS
1 7 (10.29%) jQuery
2 6 (8.82%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) LAMP
4 2 (2.94%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.94%) Middleware
5 1 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) VLE
2 2 (2.94%) Statistics
2 2 (2.94%) CLARiiON
2 2 (2.94%) CMDB
2 2 (2.94%) Celerra
2 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.47%) Social Media
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Animation
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (44.12%) Windows
3 18 (26.47%) UNIX
4 17 (25.00%) CentOS
5 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (16.18%) Solaris
7 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (8.82%) Debian
9 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.88%) AIX
9 4 (5.88%) HPUX
9 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.41%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.94%) SUSE
12 1 (1.47%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) ITIL
2 6 (8.82%) Migration
2 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
3 5 (7.35%) Network Design
4 3 (4.41%) SOA
4 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (4.41%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (2.94%) DevOps
5 2 (2.94%) IT Governance
5 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
5 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.94%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.94%) Change Management
5 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) Perl
2 15 (22.06%) Shell Script
3 13 (19.12%) Python
4 12 (17.65%) Ruby
5 11 (16.18%) PHP
6 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.35%) Bourne shell
7 5 (7.35%) VB
8 4 (5.88%) Korn
9 3 (4.41%) Java
10 2 (2.94%) C
11 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.47%) SQL
11 1 (1.47%) AWK
11 1 (1.47%) sed
Qualifications
1 26 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.29%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) CCNA
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
1 6 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (29.41%) NFS
3 15 (22.06%) vSphere
4 12 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 12 (17.65%) Samba
5 7 (10.29%) VirtualBox
6 6 (8.82%) Varnish
6 6 (8.82%) qmail
6 6 (8.82%) Squid
7 5 (7.35%) Postfix
8 4 (5.88%) Sendmail
8 4 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (4.41%) vCloud
9 3 (4.41%) KVM
9 3 (4.41%) Xen
9 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
10 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (19.12%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.82%) HP SIM
2 6 (8.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.41%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.47%) YUM
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.47%) nmon
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.47%) Ansible
5 1 (1.47%) logstash
5 1 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 57 (83.82%) Red Hat
2 33 (48.53%) VMware
3 19 (27.94%) Oracle
4 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 12 (17.65%) HP
6 11 (16.18%) Cisco
7 9 (13.24%) NetApp
7 9 (13.24%) 3PAR
8 6 (8.82%) Sun
8 6 (8.82%) Symantec
9 3 (4.41%) StorageTek
9 3 (4.41%) JBoss
9 3 (4.41%) EMC
10 2 (2.94%) Veritas
10 2 (2.94%) 3Com
10 2 (2.94%) Acronis
11 1 (1.47%) Kalido
11 1 (1.47%) Zend
11 1 (1.47%) Citrix
11 1 (1.47%) Informatica
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