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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 188 194 205
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 609 568 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 1.08% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 4.71% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 352 312
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £58.00 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £27.88 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £38.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+158.06% +24.00%

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
12552 12056 11934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.94% 22.88% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7332 6789 6147
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1029 1191
Average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £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

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
England -3 546 £400 - 124
London -8 266 £420 -1.17% 56
South East -17 106 £400 +3.22% 28
City of London +12 69 £425 +6.25% 23
North West +13 49 £356 +18.75% 9
Yorkshire -1 36 £200 -51.21% 8
Berkshire +10 35 £400 +23.07% 11
Wales +1 29 £355 +18.33% 1
South West -15 29 £375 +7.14% 10
West Yorkshire -8 28 £175 -57.31% 7
Leeds -3 27 £175 -57.31% 5
Manchester +1 24 £325 +4.83% 5
Scotland -1 24 £325 -17.72% 10
South Wales +13 23 £350 +16.66% 1
Surrey -19 22 £438 +11.11% 9
North East - 22 £245 -
Tyne and Wear - 22 £245 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 22 £245 -
Cardiff +13 21 £350 - 1
West Midlands +3 21 £315 -27.94% 4
Hampshire -9 18 £400 +3.22% 5
East of England -35 16 £400 +6.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +17 15 £350 -10.25%
Cheshire +12 15 £415 +48.21% 2
East Midlands +12 15 £430 +43.33% 5
Edinburgh +6 15 £425 - 5
Reading +7 14 £338 +16.37% 6
Coventry - 11 £238 -
Wiltshire +2 10 £500 -25.92% 3
Milton Keynes +9 9 - -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1122 (94.44%) Linux
2 989 (83.25%) Red Hat
3 446 (37.54%) UNIX
4 426 (35.86%) Windows
5 383 (32.24%) Oracle
6 303 (25.51%) VMware
7 266 (22.39%) Perl
8 247 (20.79%) SQL
9 223 (18.77%) Java
10 214 (18.01%) Finance
11 204 (17.17%) Solaris
12 199 (16.75%) Apache
13 194 (16.33%) Python
13 194 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 194 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 191 (16.08%) Banking
15 183 (15.40%) Puppet
16 182 (15.32%) DNS
17 181 (15.24%) HP
17 181 (15.24%) SAN
18 177 (14.90%) Shell Script
19 166 (13.97%) Bash Shell
20 154 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
21 152 (12.79%) ITIL
22 148 (12.46%) CentOS
23 142 (11.95%) IBM
24 139 (11.70%) Security Cleared
24 139 (11.70%) Oracle Database
25 138 (11.62%) Active Directory
26 136 (11.45%) WebLogic

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 199 (16.75%) Apache
2 136 (11.45%) WebLogic
3 134 (11.28%) Tomcat
4 105 (8.84%) WebSphere
5 104 (8.75%) IIS
6 50 (4.21%) SharePoint
7 49 (4.12%) MS Exchange
8 40 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 34 (2.86%) OpenStack
10 26 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
11 19 (1.60%) nginx
12 17 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.35%) Confluence
14 15 (1.26%) Drupal
15 12 (1.01%) AquaLogic
15 12 (1.01%) Moodle
15 12 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 11 (0.93%) CMS
16 11 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 68 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.01%) MS Project
3 9 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.59%) MS Office
5 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.25%) Magento
5 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.19%) IaaS
3 22 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.26%) Office 365
5 13 (1.09%) SaaS
6 12 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.84%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.67%) PaaS
9 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.084%) Joyent
13 1 (0.084%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 182 (15.32%) DNS
2 181 (15.24%) SAN
3 131 (11.03%) Firewall
4 101 (8.50%) TCP/IP
5 94 (7.91%) LDAP
6 76 (6.40%) DHCP
7 61 (5.13%) NAS
8 55 (4.63%) HTTP
9 53 (4.46%) Internet
10 45 (3.79%) SSH
11 43 (3.62%) WAN
11 43 (3.62%) SSL
12 35 (2.95%) LAN
12 35 (2.95%) Multicast
13 26 (2.19%) FTP
14 16 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (1.35%) Kerberos
14 16 (1.35%) HTTPS
15 15 (1.26%) VPN
16 14 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (11.70%) Oracle Database
2 133 (11.20%) MySQL
3 113 (9.51%) SQL Server
4 61 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 49 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 34 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 33 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 30 (2.53%) Sybase ASE
8 30 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 28 (2.36%) DB2
9 28 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
15 13 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 84 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 73 (6.14%) Subversion
3 52 (4.38%) Jenkins
4 45 (3.79%) Maven
5 16 (1.35%) JIRA
6 15 (1.26%) JUnit
7 12 (1.01%) Ant
8 9 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.59%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.51%) Hudson
10 6 (0.51%) PHPUnit
10 6 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.42%) Gradle
12 4 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.34%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.34%) VisualVM
13 3 (0.25%) Introscope
13 3 (0.25%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.25%) jMock
General
1 214 (18.01%) Finance
2 191 (16.08%) Banking
3 72 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 38 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.53%) Retail
6 26 (2.19%) Front Office
7 22 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.35%) Games
9 5 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.42%) French Language
10 4 (0.34%) Marketing
10 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.34%) Advertising
11 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.25%) Billing
11 3 (0.25%) Publishing
11 3 (0.25%) Legal
11 3 (0.25%) Back Office
12 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (17.00%) Administrator
2 154 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
3 119 (10.02%) Developer
4 102 (8.59%) Linux Administrator
5 99 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 91 (7.66%) Analyst
7 68 (5.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 68 (5.72%) DBA
8 67 (5.64%) Consultant
9 63 (5.30%) UNIX Administrator
10 60 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 59 (4.97%) Architect
12 58 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 47 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
13 47 (3.96%) Support Engineer
13 47 (3.96%) UNIX Engineer
14 46 (3.87%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 40 (3.37%) Applications Support
16 37 (3.11%) Support Analyst
16 37 (3.11%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (9.26%) Web Services
2 102 (8.59%) Middleware
3 86 (7.24%) XML
4 53 (4.46%) .NET
5 50 (4.21%) LAMP
6 42 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ
6 42 (3.54%) Java EE
7 40 (3.37%) JMS
8 37 (3.11%) SOAP
9 33 (2.78%) HTML
10 32 (2.69%) JSON
11 30 (2.53%) CSS
12 26 (2.19%) Rendezvous
13 21 (1.77%) MCollective
14 20 (1.68%) Spring
14 20 (1.68%) jQuery
14 20 (1.68%) J2EE
14 20 (1.68%) XSLT
15 16 (1.35%) RESTful
16 14 (1.18%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.40%) Open Source
2 74 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.88%) Clustering
4 51 (4.29%) Replication
5 33 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (2.27%) Fixed Income
7 26 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
8 21 (1.77%) PKI
9 19 (1.60%) Oracle Exalogic
10 16 (1.35%) Computer Science
11 15 (1.26%) CLARiiON
11 15 (1.26%) Online Games
12 14 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.18%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.09%) DataPower
13 13 (1.09%) Wiki
14 12 (1.01%) Symmetrix
15 11 (0.93%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.93%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1122 (94.44%) Linux
2 446 (37.54%) UNIX
3 426 (35.86%) Windows
4 204 (17.17%) Solaris
5 154 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 148 (12.46%) CentOS
7 123 (10.35%) AIX
8 101 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (6.06%) Ubuntu
10 55 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 53 (4.46%) HPUX
11 53 (4.46%) SUSE
12 30 (2.53%) Debian
13 20 (1.68%) Windows XP
14 18 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
15 17 (1.43%) VMS
16 15 (1.26%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.93%) zOS
17 11 (0.93%) Android
18 5 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (12.79%) ITIL
2 119 (10.02%) Migration
3 115 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 99 (8.33%) DevOps
5 94 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (6.48%) Change Management
7 70 (5.89%) Performance Tuning
8 62 (5.22%) Project Management
9 61 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 55 (4.63%) Capacity Management
11 51 (4.29%) OO
11 51 (4.29%) Scrum
12 50 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
14 41 (3.45%) E-Commerce
15 38 (3.20%) SOA
16 37 (3.11%) Low Latency
16 37 (3.11%) Electronic Trading
17 33 (2.78%) Load Balancing
18 30 (2.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 266 (22.39%) Perl
2 247 (20.79%) SQL
3 223 (18.77%) Java
4 194 (16.33%) Python
5 177 (14.90%) Shell Script
6 166 (13.97%) Bash Shell
7 115 (9.68%) PHP
8 95 (8.00%) Ruby
9 73 (6.14%) Korn
10 44 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 44 (3.70%) JavaScript
11 40 (3.37%) PL/SQL
12 39 (3.28%) C
13 31 (2.61%) C++
14 17 (1.43%) sed
14 17 (1.43%) C-shell
15 16 (1.35%) XPath
15 16 (1.35%) VB
15 16 (1.35%) C#
16 15 (1.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 139 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 88 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 48 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (3.37%) RHCE
5 37 (3.11%) DV Cleared
6 35 (2.95%) Degree
7 32 (2.69%) MCSE
7 32 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 27 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (1.85%) CCNA
10 18 (1.52%) MCITP
11 17 (1.43%) CISSP
12 14 (1.18%) MCSA
13 10 (0.84%) MCP
14 9 (0.76%) JNCIA
15 8 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
16 6 (0.51%) BC Cleared
16 6 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.51%) OCP
17 5 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.45%) SLA
2 17 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.26%) QA
4 8 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.42%) COBIT
6 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.084%) JSP 440
System Software
1 194 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (11.62%) Active Directory
3 78 (6.57%) NFS
4 66 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
5 50 (4.21%) vSphere
6 34 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 31 (2.61%) VMware ESX
8 28 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 25 (2.10%) Xen
10 23 (1.94%) RHEV
11 20 (1.68%) XenApp
12 17 (1.43%) Hyper-V
13 16 (1.35%) Samba
14 14 (1.18%) vCloud
14 14 (1.18%) KVM
15 13 (1.09%) Firmware
15 13 (1.09%) Snort
16 12 (1.01%) Varnish
17 11 (0.93%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 183 (15.40%) Puppet
2 71 (5.98%) Nagios
3 67 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (3.62%) NetBackup
5 39 (3.28%) Tivoli
6 30 (2.53%) Data Guard
7 26 (2.19%) SCOM
8 24 (2.02%) SCCM
9 23 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 22 (1.85%) YUM
10 22 (1.85%) Cobbler
10 22 (1.85%) OpenView
11 20 (1.68%) Ansible
12 19 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
13 18 (1.52%) Control-M
14 14 (1.18%) HP SIM
15 13 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 13 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
15 13 (1.09%) ZABBIX
15 13 (1.09%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 989 (83.25%) Red Hat
2 383 (32.24%) Oracle
3 303 (25.51%) VMware
4 194 (16.33%) Microsoft
5 181 (15.24%) HP
6 142 (11.95%) IBM
7 102 (8.59%) EMC
8 100 (8.42%) Cisco
9 89 (7.49%) JBoss
10 75 (6.31%) Sun
11 74 (6.23%) NetApp
12 66 (5.56%) Citrix
13 55 (4.63%) Sybase
14 52 (4.38%) Veritas
15 40 (3.37%) TIBCO
16 28 (2.36%) Symantec
17 25 (2.10%) Reuters
18 24 (2.02%) BMC
18 24 (2.02%) Juniper
19 23 (1.94%) MarketAxess
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