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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England / South West
Rank 111 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 19 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.66% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.20% 3.22% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 17
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £329 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £15.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+217.46% -59.61%

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
452 590 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.49% 20.41% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 366 366
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 69 89
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £44.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +12 6 - - 3
Wiltshire -7 5 £450 +21.62% 1
Bristol +9 4 £365 +4.28% 3
Cornwall - 2 £350 -
Gloucestershire +2 1 - -
Dorset 0 1 £300 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (79.66%) Red Hat
3 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
4 19 (32.20%) DevOps
4 19 (32.20%) Windows
5 18 (30.51%) DNS
5 18 (30.51%) VMware
6 16 (27.12%) Python
6 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
7 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.42%) ITIL
7 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
7 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
8 14 (23.73%) Oracle
8 14 (23.73%) Java
8 14 (23.73%) Perl
8 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
8 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
8 14 (23.73%) Puppet
8 14 (23.73%) CentOS
9 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (22.03%) Ansible
9 13 (22.03%) Solaris
10 12 (20.34%) Unix
10 12 (20.34%) Apache
10 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
10 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.34%) DV Cleared
11 11 (18.64%) vSphere

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 12 (20.34%) Apache
2 9 (15.25%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (10.17%) Confluence
5 5 (8.47%) JBoss
6 4 (6.78%) GlassFish
6 4 (6.78%) IIS
7 3 (5.08%) nginx
8 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon S3
2 5 (8.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (8.47%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (8.47%) Route 53
2 5 (8.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) GitHub
3 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) DNS
2 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
3 11 (18.64%) SAN
4 9 (15.25%) SSL
5 7 (11.86%) DHCP
6 6 (10.17%) NAS
7 5 (8.47%) HTTP
8 4 (6.78%) Kerberos
8 4 (6.78%) SMTP
8 4 (6.78%) VPN
9 3 (5.08%) VoIP
10 2 (3.39%) Firewall
11 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.69%) Network Security
11 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (8.47%) MySQL
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) Big Data
5 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.86%) Ant
2 7 (11.86%) JIRA
2 7 (11.86%) Vagrant
3 6 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (8.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (8.47%) Subversion
5 4 (6.78%) Artifactory
5 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.78%) SonarQube
6 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.08%) Hudson
7 2 (3.39%) Gradle
7 2 (3.39%) JUnit
8 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.69%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 4 (6.78%) Games
1 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Electronics
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Administrator
2 10 (16.95%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (15.25%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (15.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Linux Support
10 2 (3.39%) Linux Support Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Platform Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Linux Support
10 2 (3.39%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Middleware
2 5 (8.47%) ELK Stack
3 4 (6.78%) EJB
3 4 (6.78%) Java EE
4 3 (5.08%) JMS
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) .NET
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) XSLT
6 1 (1.69%) JSF
6 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Clustering
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Replication
3 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.78%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.39%) CESG
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (32.20%) Windows
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
4 14 (23.73%) CentOS
5 13 (22.03%) Solaris
6 12 (20.34%) Unix
7 7 (11.86%) AIX
8 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (6.78%) CoreOS
9 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
10 3 (5.08%) Debian
11 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) DevOps
2 15 (25.42%) ITIL
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
5 8 (13.56%) Open Source
6 7 (11.86%) Kernel Tuning
6 7 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.47%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (8.47%) Migration
8 5 (8.47%) OO
8 5 (8.47%) Scrum
9 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.08%) High Availability
10 3 (5.08%) MapReduce
10 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.08%) TDD
10 3 (5.08%) UML
11 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) Python
2 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
2 14 (23.73%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) Perl
3 9 (15.25%) Ruby
3 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
4 7 (11.86%) SQL
5 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.78%) AWK
6 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.78%) VBScript
7 3 (5.08%) Go
8 2 (3.39%) C#
8 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.69%) C++
9 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.08%) RHCE
5 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.39%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.39%) MCITP
6 2 (3.39%) MCSE
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
3 11 (18.64%) vSphere
4 7 (11.86%) Docker
5 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.78%) LXC
6 4 (6.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (6.78%) VirtualBox
6 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.69%) Gluster
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Puppet
2 13 (22.03%) Ansible
3 7 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.86%) Terraform
4 6 (10.17%) Nagios
5 5 (8.47%) OSSEC
5 5 (8.47%) yum
6 4 (6.78%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
6 4 (6.78%) Salt
6 4 (6.78%) vRealize
6 4 (6.78%) Zenoss
7 2 (3.39%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (79.66%) Red Hat
2 18 (30.51%) VMware
3 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.73%) Oracle
5 7 (11.86%) IBM
6 6 (10.17%) Cisco
6 6 (10.17%) Dell
6 6 (10.17%) HP
7 5 (8.47%) EMC
7 5 (8.47%) New Relic
7 5 (8.47%) TOWER Software
8 4 (6.78%) Brocade
8 4 (6.78%) Sun
8 4 (6.78%) Symantec
8 4 (6.78%) Veritas
9 3 (5.08%) SaltStack
10 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
10 2 (3.39%) SAP
11 1 (1.69%) Avaya
11 1 (1.69%) Citrix
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