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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 107 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 37 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.12% 1.85% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 7.73% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 49
Average daily rate £350 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +46.31%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
710 556 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.44% 23.90% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 284 378
Average daily rate £345 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 75 83
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -4 22 £325 -27.77% 3
Dorset -4 6 £413 +47.32% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £335 - 1
Bristol -11 3 £450 - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (96.23%) Linux
2 45 (84.91%) Red Hat
3 25 (47.17%) UNIX
4 24 (45.28%) VMware
5 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
6 18 (33.96%) Windows
6 18 (33.96%) SAN
7 17 (32.08%) Oracle
7 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (28.30%) Solaris
9 14 (26.42%) Perl
10 12 (22.64%) NetBackup
11 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
12 10 (18.87%) DNS
12 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.87%) HP
13 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
13 9 (16.98%) ITIL
13 9 (16.98%) Python
13 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
13 9 (16.98%) vSphere
14 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (15.09%) Firewall
14 8 (15.09%) Sun
15 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
15 7 (13.21%) Cisco
15 7 (13.21%) RSS
15 7 (13.21%) PHP
15 7 (13.21%) CSS
15 7 (13.21%) Drupal

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (13.21%) Drupal
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Site Server
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) SAN
2 10 (18.87%) DNS
3 8 (15.09%) Firewall
4 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.32%) DHCP
6 5 (9.43%) FTP
6 5 (9.43%) SSH
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security
7 4 (7.55%) LAN
7 4 (7.55%) WAN
8 2 (3.77%) NAS
8 2 (3.77%) LDAP
9 1 (1.89%) SMTP
9 1 (1.89%) HTTP
9 1 (1.89%) Internet
9 1 (1.89%) SNMP
9 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.77%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) MSI
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Developer
1 9 (16.98%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (16.98%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 7 (13.21%) Administrator
3 7 (13.21%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (11.32%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (11.32%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) DBA
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) VMware Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) RSS
1 7 (13.21%) CSS
1 7 (13.21%) jQuery
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
1 2 (3.77%) CLARiiON
1 2 (3.77%) CMDB
1 2 (3.77%) Celerra
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) PKI
2 1 (1.89%) Wiki
2 1 (1.89%) Derivative
2 1 (1.89%) CESG
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.89%) Open Source
2 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (96.23%) Linux
2 25 (47.17%) UNIX
3 18 (33.96%) Windows
4 15 (28.30%) Solaris
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.32%) AIX
6 6 (11.32%) HPUX
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.77%) CentOS
9 1 (1.89%) SUSE
9 1 (1.89%) Debian
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.43%) Network Design
3 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
3 3 (5.66%) SOA
3 3 (5.66%) Migration
3 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.66%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (3.77%) Software Architecture
4 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.77%) Change Management
4 2 (3.77%) Security Management
4 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.77%) IT Governance
4 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.89%) ERP
5 1 (1.89%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.89%) DoDAF
5 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) Perl
2 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
2 9 (16.98%) Python
3 7 (13.21%) PHP
4 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.43%) VB
5 5 (9.43%) Ruby
5 5 (9.43%) Bourne shell
6 4 (7.55%) Korn
6 4 (7.55%) C
7 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.77%) Java
8 2 (3.77%) SQL
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) Ada
9 1 (1.89%) AWK
9 1 (1.89%) sed
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) vSphere
3 7 (13.21%) VirtualBox
4 6 (11.32%) Varnish
4 6 (11.32%) NFS
5 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
5 5 (9.43%) XenApp
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.66%) KVM
7 3 (5.66%) vCloud
7 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.77%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.89%) Squid
9 1 (1.89%) Samba
9 1 (1.89%) qmail
9 1 (1.89%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.77%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Red Hat
2 24 (45.28%) VMware
3 17 (32.08%) Oracle
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.87%) HP
5 8 (15.09%) Sun
6 7 (13.21%) Cisco
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix
8 4 (7.55%) NetApp
9 3 (5.66%) StorageTek
9 3 (5.66%) Symantec
9 3 (5.66%) EMC
9 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.77%) Acronis
10 2 (3.77%) 3Com
10 2 (3.77%) Veritas
10 2 (3.77%) CommVault
11 1 (1.89%) Zend
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago