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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 193 197 210
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 631 529 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 1.01% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.90% 4.39% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 318 293
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £389 £343
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +13.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £104.00 £33.38 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.61% +6.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £25.68 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £41.08 £47.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £33.38 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+349.43% +32.17%

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
12877 12043 11626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.42% 23.01% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7577 6711 6094
Average daily rate £355 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1144 1068 1116
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 22 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 22 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 22 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 -9 555 £400 -2.43% 127
London -8 256 £420 -6.66% 61
South East -3 117 £400 +3.22% 29
City of London +9 72 £400 - 18
Yorkshire +11 47 £330 -19.51% 8
Berkshire +13 45 £400 +37.93% 9
North West +8 43 £350 +19.92% 12
West Yorkshire +12 41 £325 -20.73% 6
Leeds +13 39 £325 -20.73% 2
Scotland +12 35 £420 -1.17% 2
Hampshire -13 28 £388 +5.08% 6
Wales -3 27 £360 +20.00% 4
South West -21 27 £388 +6.89% 5
Surrey -6 26 £450 +12.50% 7
Manchester +4 25 £319 +6.25% 5
Edinburgh +18 24 £438 -
Reading +17 24 £400 +53.84% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 22 £245 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 22 £245 - 2
North East - 22 £245 - 2
South Wales +7 21 £360 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +13 20 £425 -5.55% 2
Cardiff - 19 £360 - 2
East of England -25 18 £350 -6.66% 4
West Midlands -4 17 £338 -22.85% 6
Nottingham +17 9 £430 -4.44% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 9 £430 -4.44% 1
Cheshire +8 9 £430 +65.38% 4
Wiltshire -7 9 £500 -25.92% 1
Guildford - 9 £450 - 1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 1136 (93.65%) Linux
2 975 (80.38%) Red Hat
3 446 (36.77%) UNIX
4 438 (36.11%) Windows
5 370 (30.50%) Oracle
6 330 (27.21%) VMware
7 263 (21.68%) Perl
8 242 (19.95%) Java
9 237 (19.54%) SQL
10 207 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 206 (16.98%) Finance
12 204 (16.82%) Microsoft
13 201 (16.57%) Apache
14 199 (16.41%) Solaris
15 195 (16.08%) DNS
16 191 (15.75%) Puppet
17 184 (15.17%) Shell Script
18 182 (15.00%) Python
19 181 (14.92%) Bash Shell
20 180 (14.84%) HP
21 179 (14.76%) Banking
22 178 (14.67%) SAN
23 177 (14.59%) CentOS
24 167 (13.77%) Security Cleared
25 163 (13.44%) Windows Server 2008
26 156 (12.86%) ITIL
27 146 (12.04%) IBM
27 146 (12.04%) Active Directory
28 139 (11.46%) WebLogic
29 136 (11.21%) Firewall

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 201 (16.57%) Apache
2 139 (11.46%) WebLogic
3 135 (11.13%) Tomcat
4 107 (8.82%) IIS
5 101 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 95 (7.83%) JBoss
7 55 (4.53%) SharePoint
7 55 (4.53%) MS Exchange
8 40 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 35 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
10 32 (2.64%) OpenStack
11 26 (2.14%) IBM HTTP Server
12 17 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (1.40%) nginx
12 17 (1.40%) Confluence
13 13 (1.07%) AquaLogic
13 13 (1.07%) Drupal
13 13 (1.07%) Moodle
14 12 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 76 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.99%) MS Project
3 11 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.82%) MS Office
5 9 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.16%) Magento
6 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.90%) IaaS
3 21 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.24%) Office 365
5 14 (1.15%) PaaS
6 12 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.91%) SaaS
8 10 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.41%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.16%) Joyent
11 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.082%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.082%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 195 (16.08%) DNS
2 178 (14.67%) SAN
3 136 (11.21%) Firewall
4 103 (8.49%) TCP/IP
5 91 (7.50%) LDAP
6 85 (7.01%) DHCP
7 69 (5.69%) NAS
8 61 (5.03%) Internet
9 57 (4.70%) HTTP
10 43 (3.54%) SSL
11 41 (3.38%) WAN
11 41 (3.38%) SSH
12 33 (2.72%) LAN
12 33 (2.72%) FTP
13 30 (2.47%) Multicast
14 22 (1.81%) HTTPS
15 18 (1.48%) VPN
15 18 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (1.32%) Kerberos
17 14 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (11.21%) Oracle Database
2 130 (10.72%) MySQL
3 105 (8.66%) SQL Server
4 61 (5.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 47 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 31 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 30 (2.47%) DB2
7 30 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 28 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.23%) Sybase ASE
9 27 (2.23%) MongoDB
10 23 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
14 17 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (0.99%) Hazelcast
15 12 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 74 (6.10%) Subversion
3 67 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 58 (4.78%) Maven
5 17 (1.40%) Ant
5 17 (1.40%) JIRA
6 15 (1.24%) JUnit
7 7 (0.58%) Mercurial
8 6 (0.49%) Hudson
8 6 (0.49%) PHPUnit
8 6 (0.49%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.41%) NUnit
9 5 (0.41%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.41%) Selenium
9 5 (0.41%) GoogleTest
9 5 (0.41%) Gradle
10 4 (0.33%) Cucumber
General
1 206 (16.98%) Finance
2 179 (14.76%) Banking
3 70 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 37 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.23%) Retail
6 26 (2.14%) Front Office
7 21 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.40%) Games
9 7 (0.58%) Marketing
9 7 (0.58%) French Language
10 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.41%) Advertising
11 5 (0.41%) Publishing
12 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.25%) Back Office
13 3 (0.25%) Legal
13 3 (0.25%) Electronics
13 3 (0.25%) Military
13 3 (0.25%) Billing
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 217 (17.89%) Administrator
2 165 (13.60%) Systems Administrator
3 129 (10.63%) Developer
4 105 (8.66%) Linux Administrator
5 100 (8.24%) Linux Engineer
6 89 (7.34%) Analyst
7 70 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 70 (5.77%) Consultant
8 67 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 61 (5.03%) Architect
9 61 (5.03%) DBA
10 59 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 56 (4.62%) UNIX Administrator
12 47 (3.87%) UNIX Engineer
13 46 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
14 45 (3.71%) Support Engineer
15 41 (3.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 37 (3.05%) Linux Support
17 36 (2.97%) Support Analyst
18 34 (2.80%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (9.07%) Middleware
2 109 (8.99%) Web Services
3 91 (7.50%) XML
4 57 (4.70%) .NET
5 51 (4.20%) LAMP
6 44 (3.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 42 (3.46%) JMS
8 41 (3.38%) Java EE
9 39 (3.22%) HTML
9 39 (3.22%) SOAP
10 32 (2.64%) JSON
11 31 (2.56%) CSS
12 28 (2.31%) MCollective
13 24 (1.98%) jQuery
14 22 (1.81%) J2EE
15 21 (1.73%) XSLT
15 21 (1.73%) Rendezvous
16 19 (1.57%) Spring
17 17 (1.40%) Ajax
18 15 (1.24%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (6.43%) Open Source
3 55 (4.53%) Clustering
4 53 (4.37%) Replication
5 28 (2.31%) PKI
6 27 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
8 24 (1.98%) Fixed Income
9 19 (1.57%) Oracle Exalogic
10 18 (1.48%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.32%) Online Games
11 16 (1.32%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.24%) CLARiiON
12 15 (1.24%) DataPower
13 13 (1.07%) Blackberry
13 13 (1.07%) Wiki
14 12 (0.99%) Derivative
14 12 (0.99%) Mainframe
14 12 (0.99%) Symmetrix
14 12 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1136 (93.65%) Linux
2 446 (36.77%) UNIX
3 438 (36.11%) Windows
4 199 (16.41%) Solaris
5 177 (14.59%) CentOS
6 163 (13.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 113 (9.32%) AIX
8 102 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 87 (7.17%) Ubuntu
10 65 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 54 (4.45%) SUSE
12 44 (3.63%) HPUX
13 30 (2.47%) Debian
14 21 (1.73%) Windows XP
14 21 (1.73%) Windows 7
15 19 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
16 16 (1.32%) VMS
17 12 (0.99%) Android
18 11 (0.91%) zOS
19 8 (0.66%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (12.86%) ITIL
2 127 (10.47%) Configuration Management
3 123 (10.14%) Migration
4 113 (9.32%) DevOps
5 104 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (6.60%) Change Management
7 72 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (5.44%) Performance Tuning
9 64 (5.28%) Project Management
10 58 (4.78%) OO
11 57 (4.70%) Scrum
11 57 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 51 (4.20%) Capacity Management
13 42 (3.46%) Root Cause Analysis
14 41 (3.38%) E-Commerce
15 37 (3.05%) SOA
16 35 (2.89%) Load Balancing
17 33 (2.72%) Low Latency
18 31 (2.56%) Problem Management
18 31 (2.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 263 (21.68%) Perl
2 242 (19.95%) Java
3 237 (19.54%) SQL
4 184 (15.17%) Shell Script
5 182 (15.00%) Python
6 181 (14.92%) Bash Shell
7 124 (10.22%) PHP
8 115 (9.48%) Ruby
9 77 (6.35%) Korn
10 48 (3.96%) JavaScript
11 47 (3.87%) PowerShell
12 44 (3.63%) PL/SQL
12 44 (3.63%) C
13 33 (2.72%) C++
14 24 (1.98%) sed
15 18 (1.48%) AWK
16 17 (1.40%) XPath
16 17 (1.40%) C-shell
17 15 (1.24%) C#
18 14 (1.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 167 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 112 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 49 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (3.30%) RHCE
5 38 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 34 (2.80%) MCSE
7 33 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 32 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (2.47%) Degree
10 26 (2.14%) CCNA
11 18 (1.48%) MCITP
12 17 (1.40%) CISSP
13 14 (1.15%) MCSA
14 10 (0.82%) MCP
15 8 (0.66%) JNCIA
16 6 (0.49%) BC Cleared
16 6 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.41%) RHCA
17 5 (0.41%) RHCT
17 5 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.96%) SLA
2 18 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.40%) QA
4 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.082%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.082%) HL7
6 1 (0.082%) DICOM
6 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
System Software
1 207 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 146 (12.04%) Active Directory
3 73 (6.02%) NFS
4 65 (5.36%) vSphere
5 55 (4.53%) Oracle RAC
6 38 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 34 (2.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 30 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (1.81%) Xen
10 20 (1.65%) RHEV
10 20 (1.65%) XenApp
10 20 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
11 19 (1.57%) Hyper-V
12 18 (1.48%) Samba
13 16 (1.32%) KVM
14 13 (1.07%) Firmware
14 13 (1.07%) Snort
14 13 (1.07%) vCloud
15 11 (0.91%) Postfix
15 11 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 191 (15.75%) Puppet
2 69 (5.69%) Nagios
3 68 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (3.87%) NetBackup
5 33 (2.72%) Tivoli
6 26 (2.14%) Ansible
7 25 (2.06%) SCOM
8 24 (1.98%) OpenView
9 23 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 23 (1.90%) SCCM
10 21 (1.73%) YUM
10 21 (1.73%) Data Guard
11 20 (1.65%) Cobbler
12 18 (1.48%) Control-M
13 16 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
14 14 (1.15%) HP SIM
14 14 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 13 (1.07%) BladeLogic
15 13 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 12 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 975 (80.38%) Red Hat
2 370 (30.50%) Oracle
3 330 (27.21%) VMware
4 204 (16.82%) Microsoft
5 180 (14.84%) HP
6 146 (12.04%) IBM
7 110 (9.07%) EMC
8 107 (8.82%) Cisco
9 71 (5.85%) NetApp
9 71 (5.85%) Citrix
10 69 (5.69%) Sun
11 52 (4.29%) Veritas
12 51 (4.20%) Sybase
13 33 (2.72%) TIBCO
13 33 (2.72%) Symantec
14 26 (2.14%) Juniper
15 25 (2.06%) BMC
16 23 (1.90%) Dell
16 23 (1.90%) 3PAR
17 22 (1.81%) Reuters
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