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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 117 120 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 32 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.86% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.43% 3.97% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 6
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £204 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.43 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
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
722 705 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.35% 21.75% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 401 201
Average daily rate £350 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 82 83
Average hourly rate £19.03 £16.62 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £35.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +8 14 £525 +80.72% 2
Somerset +6 5 £375 -9.63% 1
Wiltshire -11 5 £350 -10.25% 2
Dorset 0 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire -6 3 £425 +21.42% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 60 (98.36%) Linux
2 53 (86.89%) Red Hat
3 33 (54.10%) Puppet
4 30 (49.18%) DevOps
5 28 (45.90%) Jenkins
6 27 (44.26%) VMware
7 26 (42.62%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (40.98%) Configuration Management
9 24 (39.34%) Web Services
10 23 (37.70%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (36.07%) Ansible
11 22 (36.07%) Java
12 21 (34.43%) MySQL
13 18 (29.51%) Open Source
14 17 (27.87%) UNIX
14 17 (27.87%) Apache
15 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
16 15 (24.59%) Ubuntu
16 15 (24.59%) DNS
17 14 (22.95%) Windows
17 14 (22.95%) Firewall
17 14 (22.95%) CentOS
18 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (21.31%) Ruby
18 13 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (21.31%) Shell Script
18 13 (21.31%) Oracle
18 13 (21.31%) SOA
19 12 (19.67%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 17 (27.87%) Apache
2 11 (18.03%) nginx
3 9 (14.75%) Confluence
4 8 (13.11%) IIS
5 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
6 5 (8.20%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.56%) JBoss
8 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.92%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) DNS
2 14 (22.95%) Firewall
3 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.75%) DHCP
5 6 (9.84%) SSH
6 5 (8.20%) IPsec
6 5 (8.20%) IPv6
6 5 (8.20%) OSPF
6 5 (8.20%) OpenVPN
6 5 (8.20%) HTTP
7 4 (6.56%) LDAP
7 4 (6.56%) LAN
7 4 (6.56%) WAN
8 3 (4.92%) VPN
9 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
9 2 (3.28%) SSL
9 2 (3.28%) SAN
10 1 (1.64%) Telnet
10 1 (1.64%) NAS
10 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) MySQL
2 13 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) MariaDB
4 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.56%) Informix
5 4 (6.56%) Ingres
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (45.90%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.03%) JIRA
4 9 (14.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (13.11%) Subversion
5 8 (13.11%) Maven
6 6 (9.84%) Hudson
7 5 (8.20%) GitLab
7 5 (8.20%) RSpec
8 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.56%) Bugzilla
9 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.20%) Marketing
3 5 (8.20%) Electronics
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (24.59%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Administrator
4 8 (13.11%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.28%) Web Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Architect
9 1 (1.64%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) Web Services
2 7 (11.48%) REST
3 6 (9.84%) CSS
4 5 (8.20%) MCollective
5 4 (6.56%) .NET
5 4 (6.56%) J2EE
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.28%) XML
7 2 (3.28%) Middleware
7 2 (3.28%) Ajax
7 2 (3.28%) Java EE
7 2 (3.28%) HTML
7 2 (3.28%) SOAP
7 2 (3.28%) RESTful
7 2 (3.28%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.64%) JSON
8 1 (1.64%) WCF
8 1 (1.64%) XSD
8 1 (1.64%) Swing
8 1 (1.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.20%) Wiki
2 5 (8.20%) DTV
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 60 (98.36%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) UNIX
3 15 (24.59%) Ubuntu
4 14 (22.95%) CentOS
4 14 (22.95%) Windows
5 7 (11.48%) Debian
5 7 (11.48%) Solaris
6 6 (9.84%) Amazon Linux
7 5 (8.20%) CoreOS
7 5 (8.20%) SmartOS
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.64%) AIX
10 1 (1.64%) Fedora
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) DevOps
2 25 (40.98%) Configuration Management
3 18 (29.51%) Open Source
4 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (21.31%) SOA
6 12 (19.67%) Scrum
7 10 (16.39%) ITIL
8 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
8 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
8 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (9.84%) Project Management
10 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
11 4 (6.56%) Change Management
11 4 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (6.56%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) Shell Script
2 13 (21.31%) Ruby
3 11 (18.03%) Python
4 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.84%) SQL
6 5 (8.20%) PHP
7 4 (6.56%) Perl
8 2 (3.28%) C
9 1 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.64%) Groovy
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.64%) CCNP
5 1 (1.64%) RHCE
5 1 (1.64%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.64%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) iptables
2 7 (11.48%) Varnish
2 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) Postfix
3 6 (9.84%) Samba
4 5 (8.20%) Snort
4 5 (8.20%) Squid
4 5 (8.20%) vCloud
4 5 (8.20%) KVM
4 5 (8.20%) Docker
4 5 (8.20%) LXC
4 5 (8.20%) Btrfs
5 4 (6.56%) vSphere
5 4 (6.56%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (54.10%) Puppet
2 26 (42.62%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (36.07%) Ansible
4 5 (8.20%) HAProxy
4 5 (8.20%) CFEngine
4 5 (8.20%) Nessus
4 5 (8.20%) systemd
4 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.56%) ZABBIX
5 4 (6.56%) yum
6 3 (4.92%) Zenoss
6 3 (4.92%) Nagios
6 3 (4.92%) Salt
7 2 (3.28%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (3.28%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.64%) logstash
Vendors
1 53 (86.89%) Red Hat
2 27 (44.26%) VMware
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 5 (8.20%) IBM
5 5 (8.20%) SAP
5 5 (8.20%) Sun
5 5 (8.20%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) SaltStack
6 4 (6.56%) McAfee
6 4 (6.56%) Infoblox
6 4 (6.56%) Ektron
6 4 (6.56%) BEA
7 3 (4.92%) TOWER Software
8 2 (3.28%) BMC
8 2 (3.28%) CA
8 2 (3.28%) NetApp
9 1 (1.64%) Nokia
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.64%) F5
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