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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 115 102 119
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 29 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.62% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 3.10% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £38.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+158.06% +24.00%
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
698 452 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.78% 20.00% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 218 293
Average daily rate £350 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 102 105
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 October 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 2 October 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
Wiltshire -1 10 £500 -25.92% 3
Bristol -19 6 £439 +35.00% 4
Dorset +3 5 £375 -
Gloucestershire -20 4 £350 -
Somerset -4 2 £458 -
Devon -25 2 £308 -12.14% 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 56 (98.25%) Linux
2 37 (64.91%) Red Hat
3 32 (56.14%) VMware
4 29 (50.88%) Windows
5 28 (49.12%) DNS
6 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
7 21 (36.84%) NFS
7 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 21 (36.84%) Apache
8 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
9 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 19 (33.33%) Perl
9 19 (33.33%) CentOS
10 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
11 15 (26.32%) HP
12 14 (24.56%) PHP
12 14 (24.56%) ITIL
12 14 (24.56%) Firewall
12 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (22.81%) LDAP
13 13 (22.81%) Python
13 13 (22.81%) DHCP
13 13 (22.81%) DV Cleared
13 13 (22.81%) 3PAR
14 12 (21.05%) Capacity Management
14 12 (21.05%) vSphere
14 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
14 12 (21.05%) HP SIM

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 21 (36.84%) Apache
2 7 (12.28%) IIS
3 6 (10.53%) Drupal
4 3 (5.26%) Moodle
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) nginx
6 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (49.12%) DNS
2 14 (24.56%) Firewall
3 13 (22.81%) LDAP
3 13 (22.81%) DHCP
4 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
5 8 (14.04%) SAN
5 8 (14.04%) SMTP
6 7 (12.28%) SNMP
7 5 (8.77%) SSH
7 5 (8.77%) PuTTY
7 5 (8.77%) HTTPS
7 5 (8.77%) LAN
7 5 (8.77%) WAN
8 4 (7.02%) Internet
9 2 (3.51%) 2G
9 2 (3.51%) 3G
9 2 (3.51%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (3.51%) LTE
10 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.77%) JasperReports
3 5 (8.77%) MySQL
3 5 (8.77%) Ingres
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.75%) QlikView
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Introscope
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Administrator
2 19 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (21.05%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 12 (21.05%) Storage Administrator
5 8 (14.04%) Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Architect
8 4 (7.02%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Build Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (5.26%) DBA
9 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Applications Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (3.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.51%) UNIX Administrator
10 2 (3.51%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Web Services
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
3 5 (8.77%) DAO
3 5 (8.77%) Laravel
3 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.77%) JDBC
3 5 (8.77%) HTML
3 5 (8.77%) CGI
4 3 (5.26%) jQuery
4 3 (5.26%) Middleware
4 3 (5.26%) RSS
5 2 (3.51%) LAMP
5 2 (3.51%) WebCenter
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.26%) VLE
4 2 (3.51%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) Animation
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 56 (98.25%) Linux
2 29 (50.88%) Windows
3 19 (33.33%) CentOS
4 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (19.30%) UNIX
7 6 (10.53%) Debian
8 5 (8.77%) VMS
9 4 (7.02%) Solaris
9 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
9 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
10 3 (5.26%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.75%) SELinux
12 1 (1.75%) SUSE
12 1 (1.75%) Fedora
12 1 (1.75%) AIX
12 1 (1.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Capacity Management
3 8 (14.04%) Migration
4 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.77%) Validation
5 5 (8.77%) Change Control
5 5 (8.77%) MVC
5 5 (8.77%) OO
6 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.51%) DevOps
8 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.75%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) Perl
2 14 (24.56%) PHP
3 13 (22.81%) Python
4 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 11 (19.30%) Java
5 11 (19.30%) Ruby
6 9 (15.79%) SQL
7 6 (10.53%) Korn
8 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.51%) C
10 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) Erlang
10 1 (1.75%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) DV Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.28%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) SLA
2 8 (14.04%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) NFS
2 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
3 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (21.05%) vSphere
5 11 (19.30%) Samba
6 7 (12.28%) Squid
6 7 (12.28%) qmail
7 6 (10.53%) Postfix
8 5 (8.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (7.02%) Sendmail
10 3 (5.26%) Xen
10 3 (5.26%) KVM
10 3 (5.26%) Varnish
10 3 (5.26%) VirtualBox
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.75%) vCloud
12 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) HP SIM
1 12 (21.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 12 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 8 (14.04%) Puppet
3 2 (3.51%) YUM
3 2 (3.51%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.75%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.75%) Salt
4 1 (1.75%) Ansible
4 1 (1.75%) logstash
4 1 (1.75%) nmon
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) Red Hat
2 32 (56.14%) VMware
3 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 15 (26.32%) HP
5 13 (22.81%) 3PAR
6 12 (21.05%) Oracle
6 12 (21.05%) Symantec
7 8 (14.04%) Cisco
8 7 (12.28%) NetApp
9 4 (7.02%) JBoss
10 3 (5.26%) IBM
11 2 (3.51%) Sun
11 2 (3.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 1 (1.75%) Huawei
12 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.75%) F5
12 1 (1.75%) Remedy
12 1 (1.75%) Kalido
12 1 (1.75%) SAP
12 1 (1.75%) EMC
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