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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 112 103 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 27 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.72% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.13% 3.50% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 23
Average daily rate
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£363 £328 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -22.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £339 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.80 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+63.86% +10.69%
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
653 514 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.78% 20.64% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 246 320
Average daily rate £350 £275 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £126 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 75 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £31.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 January 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 28 January 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 - 9 £400 - 5
Gloucestershire -12 6 £400 - 1
Devon -2 4 £240 -
Wiltshire -8 3 £350 +6.87% 3
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 52 (96.30%) Linux
2 33 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 30 (55.56%) VMware
4 26 (48.15%) Java
5 23 (42.59%) DNS
6 21 (38.89%) UNIX
6 21 (38.89%) Windows
6 21 (38.89%) Apache
6 21 (38.89%) Bash Shell
7 20 (37.04%) Puppet
8 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
10 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
11 15 (27.78%) Perl
12 14 (25.93%) SQL
12 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
12 14 (25.93%) DHCP
12 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
13 13 (24.07%) Firewall
13 13 (24.07%) ITIL
13 13 (24.07%) Ruby
13 13 (24.07%) vSphere
13 13 (24.07%) DV Cleared
13 13 (24.07%) CentOS
13 13 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (22.22%) DevOps
14 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (22.22%) Web Services
14 12 (22.22%) Python
15 11 (20.37%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (38.89%) Apache
2 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.96%) IIS
4 6 (11.11%) JBoss
5 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
5 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) DNS
2 14 (25.93%) DHCP
3 13 (24.07%) Firewall
4 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 7 (12.96%) SAN
6 5 (9.26%) PuTTY
6 5 (9.26%) IPsec
6 5 (9.26%) SSH
6 5 (9.26%) LDAP
6 5 (9.26%) VPN
6 5 (9.26%) HTTPS
6 5 (9.26%) Internet
7 3 (5.56%) SMTP
8 2 (3.70%) 3G
8 2 (3.70%) 2G
8 2 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (3.70%) LTE
9 1 (1.85%) VLAN
9 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) JasperReports
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.26%) Ingres
2 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.11%) Maven
3 5 (9.26%) PHPUnit
4 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.85%) Introscope
General
1 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.81%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.26%) Electronics
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Administrator
2 13 (24.07%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.96%) Storage Administrator
5 7 (12.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Applications Architect
9 3 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) Laravel
2 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
2 5 (9.26%) DAO
2 5 (9.26%) CSS
2 5 (9.26%) JDBC
2 5 (9.26%) HTML
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) CGI
3 3 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Open Source
2 5 (9.26%) DTV
2 5 (9.26%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Wiki
4 1 (1.85%) CESG
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (96.30%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) UNIX
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 13 (24.07%) CentOS
4 8 (14.81%) Solaris
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.26%) VMS
7 4 (7.41%) Fedora
8 3 (5.56%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Debian
9 1 (1.85%) AIX
9 1 (1.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
2 13 (24.07%) ITIL
3 12 (22.22%) DevOps
4 10 (18.52%) Migration
4 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.81%) Change Control
7 7 (12.96%) Capacity Management
7 7 (12.96%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (9.26%) Validation
8 5 (9.26%) MVC
8 5 (9.26%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.26%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
9 4 (7.41%) Email Migration
9 4 (7.41%) Kanban
9 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) Java
2 21 (38.89%) Bash Shell
3 15 (27.78%) Perl
4 14 (25.93%) SQL
5 13 (24.07%) Ruby
6 12 (22.22%) Python
7 10 (18.52%) PHP
8 6 (11.11%) Korn
9 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
11 3 (5.56%) C
12 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.85%) PHP5
12 1 (1.85%) Erlang
12 1 (1.85%) Groovy
12 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) DV Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) vSphere
3 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.11%) NFS
5 5 (9.26%) XenApp
5 5 (9.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (5.56%) Postfix
6 3 (5.56%) vCloud
7 1 (1.85%) qmail
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.85%) Squid
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.85%) Samba
7 1 (1.85%) Firmware
7 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) Puppet
2 13 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (18.52%) NetBackup
4 7 (12.96%) HP SIM
4 7 (12.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (11.11%) Ansible
5 6 (11.11%) yum
6 5 (9.26%) SELinux
7 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
7 3 (5.56%) logstash
7 3 (5.56%) Salt
7 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.85%) CA Wily
9 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 30 (55.56%) VMware
3 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.37%) Oracle
5 9 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (12.96%) 3PAR
6 7 (12.96%) Symantec
7 5 (9.26%) Wyse
7 5 (9.26%) SAP
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco
9 2 (3.70%) IBM
9 2 (3.70%) Sun
9 2 (3.70%) BMC
9 2 (3.70%) Remedy
9 2 (3.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (1.85%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.85%) F5
10 1 (1.85%) Huawei
10 1 (1.85%) Rackspace