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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 106 113 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 27 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 1.00% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.22% 4.79% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.65% -1.40%
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
640 626 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.45% 20.89% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 342 268
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 91 83
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +11 16 £463 +8.82% 5
Gloucestershire -16 6 £425 +30.76%
Wiltshire +3 3 £513 - 6
Somerset +18 2 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (98.28%) Linux
2 49 (84.48%) Red Hat
3 27 (46.55%) VMware
3 27 (46.55%) Java
4 24 (41.38%) Apache
5 22 (37.93%) UNIX
5 22 (37.93%) Puppet
6 21 (36.21%) DevOps
7 20 (34.48%) Bash Shell
8 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
8 19 (32.76%) Windows
9 18 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (27.59%) Ruby
10 16 (27.59%) Firewall
11 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
11 15 (25.86%) Web Services
11 15 (25.86%) DNS
11 15 (25.86%) Ansible
12 14 (24.14%) vSphere
12 14 (24.14%) MySQL
12 14 (24.14%) Python
13 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
13 13 (22.41%) Oracle
13 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
13 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
14 12 (20.69%) CentOS
14 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (20.69%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (41.38%) Apache
2 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
3 11 (18.97%) IIS
4 10 (17.24%) JBoss
5 6 (10.34%) nginx
6 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
7 3 (5.17%) Confluence
7 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.17%) MediaWiki
7 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Firewall
2 15 (25.86%) DNS
3 10 (17.24%) DHCP
4 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.79%) VPN
6 5 (8.62%) IPsec
7 4 (6.90%) LAN
7 4 (6.90%) WAN
8 3 (5.17%) LDAP
9 2 (3.45%) HTTP
9 2 (3.45%) SAN
9 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
9 2 (3.45%) SSL
10 1 (1.72%) NAS
10 1 (1.72%) VLAN
10 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.72%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.34%) Hudson
3 6 (10.34%) Maven
4 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
4 5 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (6.90%) Subversion
6 3 (5.17%) JIRA
7 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.90%) Electronics
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Administrator
3 13 (22.41%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (22.41%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (20.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (18.97%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (17.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (10.34%) Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Web Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 1 (1.72%) Java Software Developer
11 1 (1.72%) Java Swing Developer
11 1 (1.72%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) Web Services
2 7 (12.07%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) RESTful
4 2 (3.45%) J2EE
4 2 (3.45%) CSS
4 2 (3.45%) Middleware
4 2 (3.45%) Java EE
4 2 (3.45%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.72%) Qt
5 1 (1.72%) WCF
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) REST
5 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.72%) Swing
5 1 (1.72%) SOAP
5 1 (1.72%) XSD
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.72%) WSDL
5 1 (1.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Open Source
2 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Clustering
4 4 (6.90%) DTV
5 3 (5.17%) Derivative
5 3 (5.17%) Wiki
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 57 (98.28%) Linux
2 22 (37.93%) UNIX
3 19 (32.76%) Windows
4 12 (20.69%) CentOS
5 7 (12.07%) Ubuntu
5 7 (12.07%) Amazon Linux
6 6 (10.34%) Solaris
6 6 (10.34%) Debian
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.17%) AIX
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.72%) Fedora
10 1 (1.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) DevOps
2 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
3 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.79%) Scrum
6 7 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (12.07%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.62%) Kernel Tuning
7 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.62%) Change Management
7 5 (8.62%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
8 4 (6.90%) Email Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Build Automation
8 4 (6.90%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) Bash Shell
3 16 (27.59%) Ruby
4 14 (24.14%) Python
5 12 (20.69%) Shell Script
6 10 (17.24%) Perl
7 7 (12.07%) SQL
8 5 (8.62%) PHP
9 2 (3.45%) C
9 2 (3.45%) C++
10 1 (1.72%) Groovy
10 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.72%) PHP5
10 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.90%) RHCE
3 4 (6.90%) CCNA
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
4 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) vSphere
2 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.07%) Postfix
3 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.34%) Samba
5 5 (8.62%) XenApp
6 3 (5.17%) iptables
7 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.45%) Firmware
7 2 (3.45%) Varnish
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (37.93%) Puppet
2 18 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (25.86%) Ansible
4 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (10.34%) Salt
5 6 (10.34%) ZABBIX
6 4 (6.90%) yum
7 3 (5.17%) logstash
7 3 (5.17%) SELinux
7 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.72%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.72%) Nagios
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 49 (84.48%) Red Hat
2 27 (46.55%) VMware
3 13 (22.41%) Oracle
4 7 (12.07%) HP
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco
6 5 (8.62%) Infoblox
6 5 (8.62%) Wyse
6 5 (8.62%) Citrix
6 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.90%) Sun
7 4 (6.90%) SAP
8 3 (5.17%) McAfee
9 2 (3.45%) BEA
9 2 (3.45%) TOWER Software
9 2 (3.45%) Ektron
10 1 (1.72%) F5
10 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.72%) IBM
10 1 (1.72%) Remedy
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