The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 139 203 209
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 962 652 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 1.14% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.01% 5.32% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 425 353
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £29.17 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.43% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £24.73 £43.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.55 £40.77 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £34.09 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-41.32% -26.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12004 12251 12386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.29% 21.45% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7621 7277 7020
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 953 1044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 875 £425 +0.83% 110
London +32 301 £475 +8.26% 47
South East +80 227 £438 -2.77% 24
North East +33 111 £300 +6.38% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne +28 103 £298 +9.45% 6
Tyne and Wear +23 103 £298 +5.67% 6
Hampshire +61 97 £425 +6.25% 7
North West +40 70 £415 -1.19% 2
City of London +39 61 £450 +2.15% 10
Berkshire +39 53 £484 +22.85% 7
Yorkshire -24 53 £450 +16.88% 11
Scotland +22 51 £425 +23.63% 5
Surrey +13 49 £450 +9.09% 5
East of England +20 37 £375 -6.25% 3
West Yorkshire -16 37 £428 +3.63% 10
Leeds -13 34 £420 +1.81% 8
East Midlands +20 30 £390 +20.00% 3
Cheshire +20 29 £405 +15.71%
Portsmouth - 26 £450 - 1
Warrington +22 23 £405 +35.00%
West Midlands -9 23 £400 +6.66% 8
Reading +17 21 £450 - 6
Manchester +16 21 £450 +7.14% 1
Winchester +12 20 £425 +15.25% 1
Edinburgh +4 20 £425 +21.42% 2
Glasgow +13 19 £400 +8.10% 3
South West -19 19 £423 -0.58% 6
Bracknell - 18 £525 -
Buckinghamshire +17 16 £275 - 2
Leatherhead +20 15 £550 -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 1959 (100.00%) Linux
2 1409 (71.92%) Red Hat
3 649 (33.13%) Unix
4 603 (30.78%) Windows
5 553 (28.23%) Oracle
6 534 (27.26%) Puppet
7 513 (26.19%) VMware
8 490 (25.01%) DevOps
9 419 (21.39%) Solaris
10 397 (20.27%) Java
11 379 (19.35%) Security Cleared
12 370 (18.89%) AIX
13 351 (17.92%) Perl
14 343 (17.51%) Finance
15 327 (16.69%) SQL
16 323 (16.49%) ITIL
17 320 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 318 (16.23%) Python
19 313 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
20 295 (15.06%) Configuration Management
21 290 (14.80%) CentOS
22 280 (14.29%) SC Cleared
23 263 (13.43%) Bash Shell
24 261 (13.32%) IBM
25 260 (13.27%) Ansible
26 257 (13.12%) Jenkins
27 256 (13.07%) Microsoft
27 256 (13.07%) SAN
28 253 (12.91%) Windows Server
29 246 (12.56%) Apache

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 246 (12.56%) Apache
2 197 (10.06%) Tomcat
3 153 (7.81%) JBoss
4 141 (7.20%) WebLogic
5 110 (5.62%) WebSphere
6 98 (5.00%) IIS
7 77 (3.93%) Confluence
8 60 (3.06%) OpenStack
9 58 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
10 32 (1.63%) SharePoint
11 27 (1.38%) nginx
12 25 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
13 21 (1.07%) Tuxedo
14 20 (1.02%) MS Exchange
15 17 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (0.82%) SAS
17 15 (0.77%) Apache Spark
18 11 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (0.56%) Liferay
19 9 (0.46%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 64 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.02%) MS Office
3 17 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.46%) SPSS
5 7 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.31%) HipChat
7 4 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.51%) Documaker
4 9 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.31%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.26%) assyst
8 4 (0.20%) Traffica
9 3 (0.15%) Magento
10 1 (0.051%) Eikon
10 1 (0.051%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.051%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.051%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.051%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 209 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.14%) PaaS
4 30 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (1.07%) IaaS
5 21 (1.07%) OpenShift
5 21 (1.07%) SaaS
6 20 (1.02%) GitHub
7 16 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (0.51%) Office 365
10 10 (0.51%) Route 53
11 8 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
12 7 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.26%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 256 (13.07%) SAN
2 189 (9.65%) DNS
3 158 (8.07%) Firewall
4 141 (7.20%) TCP/IP
5 137 (6.99%) LDAP
6 132 (6.74%) SSL
7 94 (4.80%) DHCP
8 87 (4.44%) Internet
9 80 (4.08%) HTTP
10 65 (3.32%) VPN
11 60 (3.06%) NAS
12 48 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
12 48 (2.45%) SSH
13 34 (1.74%) LAN
14 33 (1.68%) IPv6
15 30 (1.53%) WAN
16 29 (1.48%) IPsec
16 29 (1.48%) VLAN
17 28 (1.43%) HTTPS
18 25 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (9.55%) MySQL
2 143 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 118 (6.02%) Oracle Database
4 84 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 74 (3.78%) DB2
6 62 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 55 (2.81%) Hadoop
8 54 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 53 (2.71%) NoSQL
10 48 (2.45%) MongoDB
11 34 (1.74%) Big Data
11 34 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
12 27 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (0.87%) VLDB
15 16 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
16 15 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (0.71%) Informix
17 14 (0.71%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 257 (13.12%) Jenkins
2 223 (11.38%) Git (software)
3 110 (5.62%) JIRA
3 110 (5.62%) Subversion
4 54 (2.76%) Maven
5 48 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 47 (2.40%) Eclipse
7 46 (2.35%) Vagrant
8 37 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 33 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (1.07%) Visual Studio
11 16 (0.82%) Ant
11 16 (0.82%) Bitbucket
11 16 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
12 14 (0.71%) JUnit
13 11 (0.56%) PHPUnit
13 11 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.46%) Gradle
14 9 (0.46%) Log4j
15 8 (0.41%) JMeter
General
1 343 (17.51%) Finance
2 176 (8.98%) Banking
3 51 (2.60%) Retail
4 39 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 32 (1.63%) Games
6 30 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.48%) Marketing
8 23 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 15 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.66%) Publishing
11 12 (0.61%) Back Office
11 12 (0.61%) Front Office
12 9 (0.46%) Electronics
13 8 (0.41%) Law
14 5 (0.26%) Legal
14 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.20%) Advertising
15 4 (0.20%) Military
15 4 (0.20%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 400 (20.42%) Administrator
2 306 (15.62%) Linux Engineer
3 275 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 236 (12.05%) Linux Administrator
5 233 (11.89%) Systems Administrator
6 152 (7.76%) Developer
7 143 (7.30%) Consultant
8 142 (7.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 138 (7.04%) Unix Administrator
10 135 (6.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 125 (6.38%) Architect
12 92 (4.70%) Support Engineer
13 88 (4.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 87 (4.44%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 83 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
16 82 (4.19%) Analyst
17 80 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 76 (3.88%) Linux Support
19 72 (3.68%) Unix Engineer
20 64 (3.27%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (7.81%) Middleware
2 120 (6.13%) Web Services
3 110 (5.62%) XML
4 76 (3.88%) LAMP
5 69 (3.52%) CSS
5 69 (3.52%) JSON
6 68 (3.47%) HTML
6 68 (3.47%) Java EE
7 59 (3.01%) .NET
8 51 (2.60%) Spring
9 47 (2.40%) SOAP
10 44 (2.25%) jQuery
10 44 (2.25%) REST
11 42 (2.14%) HTML5
11 42 (2.14%) WebSphere MQ
12 39 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
13 31 (1.58%) J2EE
13 31 (1.58%) JMS
14 28 (1.43%) RESTful
15 25 (1.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 165 (8.42%) Clustering
2 150 (7.66%) Data Centre
3 106 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (3.88%) Public Cloud
5 64 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 61 (3.11%) PKI
7 51 (2.60%) Private Cloud
8 46 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (2.09%) Cryptography
9 41 (2.09%) Mainframe
10 39 (1.99%) EMC VNX
11 33 (1.68%) Algorithms
11 33 (1.68%) Replication
12 31 (1.58%) Management Information System
13 28 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
14 27 (1.38%) DataPower
15 22 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
15 22 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
15 22 (1.12%) Smart Meter
16 19 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1959 (100.00%) Linux
2 649 (33.13%) Unix
3 603 (30.78%) Windows
4 419 (21.39%) Solaris
5 370 (18.89%) AIX
6 290 (14.80%) CentOS
7 253 (12.91%) Windows Server
8 141 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 112 (5.72%) Ubuntu
10 97 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 87 (4.44%) HPUX
12 61 (3.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 60 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 49 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
15 45 (2.30%) SUSE
16 33 (1.68%) Fedora
17 31 (1.58%) Windows XP
18 26 (1.33%) Windows 7
19 21 (1.07%) Android
19 21 (1.07%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (25.01%) DevOps
2 323 (16.49%) ITIL
3 313 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
4 295 (15.06%) Configuration Management
5 214 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
6 192 (9.80%) Migration
7 166 (8.47%) High Availability
8 123 (6.28%) Service Delivery
9 107 (5.46%) Open Source
10 102 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 90 (4.59%) Scrum
12 87 (4.44%) Load Balancing
13 86 (4.39%) Change Management
14 71 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
14 71 (3.62%) Project Management
15 69 (3.52%) Service Management
16 66 (3.37%) E-Commerce
17 55 (2.81%) Change Control
18 53 (2.71%) Mentoring
19 51 (2.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 397 (20.27%) Java
2 351 (17.92%) Perl
3 327 (16.69%) SQL
4 318 (16.23%) Python
5 263 (13.43%) Bash Shell
6 210 (10.72%) Shell Script
7 180 (9.19%) Ruby
8 132 (6.74%) PHP
9 114 (5.82%) PowerShell
10 93 (4.75%) JavaScript
11 91 (4.65%) C
12 68 (3.47%) PL/SQL
13 54 (2.76%) Korn
14 39 (1.99%) VBScript
15 38 (1.94%) Bourne shell
16 34 (1.74%) C++
17 32 (1.63%) C#
18 21 (1.07%) COBOL
19 20 (1.02%) VB
20 17 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 379 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 280 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 101 (5.16%) RHCE
4 84 (4.29%) Degree
5 68 (3.47%) DV Cleared
6 43 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 31 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (1.38%) CCNP
11 24 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (1.17%) RHCA
13 22 (1.12%) MCSE
14 13 (0.66%) MCP
14 13 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
15 12 (0.61%) MCSA
16 10 (0.51%) CCNA
16 10 (0.51%) MCITP
16 10 (0.51%) MCTS
17 9 (0.46%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.50%) SLA
2 35 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (1.23%) QA
4 15 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.61%) FIPS 140-2
7 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.051%) ECSS
9 1 (0.051%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.051%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.051%) MiFID
System Software
1 320 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 231 (11.79%) Active Directory
3 136 (6.94%) Docker
4 127 (6.48%) vSphere
5 89 (4.54%) Oracle RAC
6 86 (4.39%) KVM
7 83 (4.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 70 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
9 51 (2.60%) Hyper-V
10 49 (2.50%) NFS
11 48 (2.45%) VMware ESX
12 43 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
13 41 (2.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 28 (1.43%) vCloud
14 28 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
15 25 (1.28%) GlusterFS
16 21 (1.07%) iptables
17 19 (0.97%) Firmware
18 18 (0.92%) Postfix
19 16 (0.82%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 534 (27.26%) Puppet
2 260 (13.27%) Ansible
3 196 (10.01%) Opscode Chef
4 110 (5.62%) Nagios
5 78 (3.98%) Red Hat Satellite
6 75 (3.83%) NetBackup
7 69 (3.52%) EMC NetWorker
8 54 (2.76%) Kubernetes
9 48 (2.45%) SCCM
10 41 (2.09%) SCOM
11 36 (1.84%) Oracle ZFS
12 34 (1.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 33 (1.68%) Terraform
13 33 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 31 (1.58%) Tivoli
15 28 (1.43%) Salt
15 28 (1.43%) ZABBIX
16 23 (1.17%) WSUS
17 21 (1.07%) HAProxy
18 19 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1409 (71.92%) Red Hat
2 553 (28.23%) Oracle
3 513 (26.19%) VMware
4 261 (13.32%) IBM
5 256 (13.07%) Microsoft
6 230 (11.74%) EMC
7 220 (11.23%) HP
8 173 (8.83%) Veritas
9 118 (6.02%) Cisco
10 98 (5.00%) Citrix
11 69 (3.52%) NetApp
12 68 (3.47%) Sun
13 54 (2.76%) Dell
14 52 (2.65%) Brocade
15 50 (2.55%) Atlassian
15 50 (2.55%) F5
16 35 (1.79%) Splunk
17 33 (1.68%) Symantec
18 32 (1.63%) CA
19 29 (1.48%) TIBCO
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day + DOE
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Senitor Associates
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