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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 111 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
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 4.41% 1.19% 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 £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
657 419 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.50% 19.66% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 207 301
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 £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 72 85
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -21.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.08 £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 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 28 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 28 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 -10 10 £291 - 1
Wiltshire -4 7 £390 +11.42% 2
Gloucestershire -12 4 £363 -3.33% 4
Dorset +9 3 £475 - 2
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 28 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (83.58%) Red Hat
3 32 (47.76%) VMware
4 30 (44.78%) Windows
5 25 (37.31%) Security Cleared
6 20 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (28.36%) NFS
7 19 (28.36%) DNS
8 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
8 18 (26.87%) Oracle
9 17 (25.37%) UNIX
9 17 (25.37%) CentOS
10 16 (23.88%) Perl
10 16 (23.88%) SAN
11 15 (22.39%) Shell Script
11 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
12 14 (20.90%) vSphere
12 14 (20.90%) Apache
12 14 (20.90%) Firewall
13 12 (17.91%) Samba
13 12 (17.91%) Ruby
13 12 (17.91%) NetBackup
13 12 (17.91%) Python
13 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
13 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
13 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (16.42%) HP
14 11 (16.42%) Cisco
14 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
14 11 (16.42%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (20.90%) Apache
2 10 (14.93%) Drupal
3 6 (8.96%) IIS
4 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.48%) Moodle
5 2 (2.99%) Confluence
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.99%) nginx
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) DNS
2 16 (23.88%) SAN
3 14 (20.90%) Firewall
4 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
5 9 (13.43%) DHCP
5 9 (13.43%) LDAP
6 8 (11.94%) LAN
6 8 (11.94%) WAN
7 6 (8.96%) SMTP
7 6 (8.96%) SNMP
8 5 (7.46%) Network Security
8 5 (7.46%) FTP
9 4 (5.97%) SSH
10 2 (2.99%) Internet
10 2 (2.99%) VPN
11 1 (1.49%) HTTP
11 1 (1.49%) VLAN
11 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.97%) MySQL
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) QlikView
7 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) MSI
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Administrator
2 17 (25.37%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (23.88%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Storage Administrator
6 6 (8.96%) UNIX Administrator
6 6 (8.96%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) DBA
7 5 (7.46%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (7.46%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Build Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) VMware Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) CSS
1 7 (10.45%) RSS
1 7 (10.45%) jQuery
2 6 (8.96%) Web Services
3 3 (4.48%) LAMP
4 2 (2.99%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.99%) Middleware
5 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) VLE
2 2 (2.99%) Statistics
2 2 (2.99%) CMDB
2 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.49%) Celerra
3 1 (1.49%) Social Media
3 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Animation
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (44.78%) Windows
3 17 (25.37%) UNIX
3 17 (25.37%) CentOS
4 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.93%) Solaris
6 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.96%) Debian
8 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.97%) AIX
8 4 (5.97%) HPUX
8 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.48%) Scientific Linux
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.99%) SUSE
11 1 (1.49%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Migration
2 6 (8.96%) Capacity Management
3 5 (7.46%) Network Design
4 3 (4.48%) SOA
4 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (4.48%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (2.99%) DevOps
5 2 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
5 2 (2.99%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.99%) IT Governance
5 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.99%) Change Management
5 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.49%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) Perl
2 15 (22.39%) Shell Script
3 12 (17.91%) Ruby
3 12 (17.91%) Python
4 11 (16.42%) PHP
5 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.46%) Bourne shell
6 5 (7.46%) VB
7 4 (5.97%) Korn
8 3 (4.48%) Java
9 2 (2.99%) C
10 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.49%) SQL
10 1 (1.49%) AWK
10 1 (1.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (37.31%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (28.36%) NFS
3 14 (20.90%) vSphere
4 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
4 12 (17.91%) Samba
5 7 (10.45%) VirtualBox
6 6 (8.96%) Varnish
6 6 (8.96%) qmail
6 6 (8.96%) Squid
7 5 (7.46%) Postfix
8 4 (5.97%) Sendmail
8 4 (5.97%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (4.48%) vCloud
9 3 (4.48%) KVM
9 3 (4.48%) Xen
9 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
10 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (2.99%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.96%) HP SIM
2 6 (8.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.48%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.49%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.49%) YUM
4 1 (1.49%) nmon
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) logstash
4 1 (1.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (83.58%) Red Hat
2 32 (47.76%) VMware
3 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.87%) Oracle
4 11 (16.42%) Cisco
4 11 (16.42%) HP
5 9 (13.43%) NetApp
5 9 (13.43%) 3PAR
6 6 (8.96%) Symantec
7 5 (7.46%) Sun
8 3 (4.48%) StorageTek
8 3 (4.48%) JBoss
9 2 (2.99%) EMC
9 2 (2.99%) Veritas
9 2 (2.99%) 3Com
9 2 (2.99%) Acronis
10 1 (1.49%) Kalido
10 1 (1.49%) Zend
10 1 (1.49%) Citrix
10 1 (1.49%) Informatica
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