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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 114 101 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 28 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 1.16% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.49% 5.48% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £428 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.09 £36.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +2.11%
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
623 620 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.83% 21.24% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 301 298
Average daily rate £340 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 81 75
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 12 £385 -14.44% 8
Devon - 6 £313 - 7
Gloucestershire -28 5 £425 +21.42% 1
Wiltshire +1 4 £425 +26.86% 2
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 55 (98.21%) Linux
2 43 (76.79%) Red Hat
3 26 (46.43%) Apache
3 26 (46.43%) VMware
4 25 (44.64%) Puppet
5 24 (42.86%) Java
6 22 (39.29%) Bash Shell
7 21 (37.50%) DevOps
8 20 (35.71%) Ruby
9 19 (33.93%) Windows
9 19 (33.93%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (32.14%) CentOS
10 18 (32.14%) UNIX
10 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
11 17 (30.36%) Python
11 17 (30.36%) Jenkins
12 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (26.79%) Tomcat
14 14 (25.00%) Firewall
15 13 (23.21%) Perl
15 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
15 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (23.21%) Ansible
16 12 (21.43%) vSphere
16 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
17 11 (19.64%) DNS
17 11 (19.64%) Web Services
17 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (17.86%) MySQL
18 10 (17.86%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (46.43%) Apache
2 15 (26.79%) Tomcat
3 10 (17.86%) JBoss
4 8 (14.29%) IIS
5 5 (8.93%) nginx
6 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
7 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (3.57%) Confluence
8 2 (3.57%) MediaWiki
8 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Firewall
2 11 (19.64%) DNS
3 8 (14.29%) DHCP
3 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.50%) VPN
5 5 (8.93%) IPsec
6 4 (7.14%) Internet
7 3 (5.36%) LDAP
7 3 (5.36%) LAN
7 3 (5.36%) WAN
8 2 (3.57%) HTTP
8 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.57%) SSL
9 1 (1.79%) SAN
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
9 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.50%) Maven
4 5 (8.93%) Hudson
5 4 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.57%) JIRA
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.50%) Electronics
3 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Administrator
1 18 (32.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (23.21%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (19.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (19.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Web Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Qt Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) Web Services
2 5 (8.93%) RESTful
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.79%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) DTV
1 7 (12.50%) Open Source
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) Derivative
4 3 (5.36%) Wiki
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) CESG
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 55 (98.21%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) Windows
3 18 (32.14%) UNIX
3 18 (32.14%) CentOS
4 6 (10.71%) Amazon Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Solaris
5 5 (8.93%) Debian
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.14%) Fedora
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.57%) AIX
9 1 (1.79%) HPUX
9 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) DevOps
2 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
3 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
6 7 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) High Availability
8 4 (7.14%) Kanban
8 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.14%) Email Migration
9 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Java
2 22 (39.29%) Bash Shell
3 20 (35.71%) Ruby
4 17 (30.36%) Python
5 13 (23.21%) Perl
6 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 7 (12.50%) PHP
8 5 (8.93%) SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) PHP5
9 1 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) CCNA
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.14%) RHCE
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.43%) vSphere
3 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) Postfix
3 6 (10.71%) Samba
4 5 (8.93%) XenApp
5 3 (5.36%) vCloud
6 2 (3.57%) iptables
6 2 (3.57%) Varnish
6 2 (3.57%) Firmware
7 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (44.64%) Puppet
2 19 (33.93%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (23.21%) Ansible
4 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (10.71%) Salt
6 5 (8.93%) SELinux
6 5 (8.93%) ZABBIX
6 5 (8.93%) yum
7 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
8 3 (5.36%) logstash
9 1 (1.79%) Nagios
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Red Hat
2 26 (46.43%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Oracle
4 7 (12.50%) SAP
4 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.93%) Citrix
5 5 (8.93%) Wyse
6 4 (7.14%) HP
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.79%) Sun
8 1 (1.79%) BMC
8 1 (1.79%) Veritas
8 1 (1.79%) Symantec
8 1 (1.79%) Remedy
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