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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
Rank 161 176 169
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 688 709 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.40% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.49% 6.52% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 464 429
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Median hourly rate £46.00 £13.50 £37.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.74% -64.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £10.50 £30.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £19.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £10.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+376.19% -72.09%

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
9191 10866 11557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.87% 21.38% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5814 6502 6806
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 601 808 954
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +11 654 £450 +5.88% 95
London +59 315 £500 +11.11% 44
South East +11 172 £435 -1.13% 15
Hampshire +14 71 £420 +5.00% 2
City of London +12 47 £475 - 18
North East +13 44 £320 -34.12% 3
North West +22 43 £400 -0.24% 7
Tyne and Wear -2 43 £323 -33.60% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 40 £325 -33.09% 2
Berkshire +2 33 £500 +11.73% 5
Surrey +8 30 £413 -13.15% 3
Yorkshire -43 26 £375 -6.25% 6
Manchester +30 22 £400 +5.96% 6
South West +13 20 £350 -5.40% 12
Buckinghamshire +19 17 £380 +12.59%
Milton Keynes +22 16 £375 +11.11%
Winchester +5 16 £435 +8.75% 1
West Yorkshire -24 15 £425 +6.25% 4
Reading +1 14 £500 +11.73% 3
East of England -15 14 £445 -2.19% 3
Scotland +8 13 £413 +10.00% 4
South Yorkshire -17 13 £350 -10.25% 1
Leeds -18 12 £425 +4.29% 2
Kent +3 10 £500 +4.16% 1
Liverpool - 10 £340 - 1
Merseyside - 10 £340 - 1
Portsmouth 0 9 £470 +70.90%
West Midlands -7 9 £413 -8.33% 3
Hammersmith +6 8 £525 -
Havant +4 8 £380 +5.92%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1514 (100.00%) Linux
2 1087 (71.80%) Red Hat
3 530 (35.01%) Puppet
4 463 (30.58%) DevOps
5 440 (29.06%) VMware
6 436 (28.80%) Unix
7 398 (26.29%) Windows
8 364 (24.04%) Security Cleared
9 347 (22.92%) Oracle
10 339 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
11 335 (22.13%) Bash Shell
12 326 (21.53%) CentOS
13 308 (20.34%) Jenkins
14 304 (20.08%) Python
15 296 (19.55%) Ansible
16 291 (19.22%) Perl
17 282 (18.63%) Java
18 279 (18.43%) Configuration Management
19 270 (17.83%) SC Cleared
20 267 (17.64%) Amazon AWS
21 256 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
22 247 (16.31%) Apache
23 242 (15.98%) Finance
23 242 (15.98%) Git (software)
24 240 (15.85%) Docker
25 228 (15.06%) Opscode Chef
26 227 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
27 221 (14.60%) Ruby
28 202 (13.34%) Solaris
29 198 (13.08%) IBM

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
1 247 (16.31%) Apache
2 176 (11.62%) Tomcat
3 145 (9.58%) JBoss
4 109 (7.20%) WebSphere
5 101 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 92 (6.08%) Confluence
7 59 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 54 (3.57%) OpenStack
9 41 (2.71%) IIS
10 36 (2.38%) nginx
11 29 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
12 25 (1.65%) Apache Spark
13 19 (1.25%) Apache Geronimo
13 19 (1.25%) Apache TomEE
14 18 (1.19%) MS Exchange
15 16 (1.06%) Drupal
16 15 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (0.92%) Apache Pig
17 14 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
18 12 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 57 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.12%) MS Office
3 10 (0.66%) HipChat
4 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) MS Project
5 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.066%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 21 (1.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 21 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.59%) SAP hybris
3 8 (0.53%) Magento
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.26%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.20%) assyst
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.20%) RMDS
7 3 (0.20%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.066%) Exstream
8 1 (0.066%) Maximo
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.066%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 267 (17.64%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (3.63%) IaaS
4 45 (2.97%) GitHub
5 43 (2.84%) PaaS
6 39 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (2.25%) Amazon S3
8 31 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (1.98%) SaaS
10 23 (1.52%) Route 53
11 17 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 16 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.59%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 8 (0.53%) AWS CloudTrail
16 7 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
16 7 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 185 (12.22%) DNS
2 166 (10.96%) SAN
3 160 (10.57%) Firewall
4 157 (10.37%) TCP/IP
5 121 (7.99%) LDAP
6 109 (7.20%) SSL
7 74 (4.89%) HTTP
8 72 (4.76%) VPN
9 69 (4.56%) SSH
10 49 (3.24%) Internet
11 43 (2.84%) NAS
12 40 (2.64%) DHCP
13 39 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (2.11%) LAN
15 27 (1.78%) FTP
15 27 (1.78%) WAN
16 26 (1.72%) Kerberos
17 24 (1.59%) Network Security
18 22 (1.45%) OpenLDAP
19 21 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (8.72%) MySQL
2 121 (7.99%) PostgreSQL
3 106 (7.00%) SQL Server
4 97 (6.41%) Oracle Database
5 96 (6.34%) Hadoop
6 79 (5.22%) MongoDB
7 77 (5.09%) NoSQL
8 68 (4.49%) Big Data
9 63 (4.16%) Relational Database
10 50 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 48 (3.17%) DB2
12 32 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
14 21 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
14 21 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
16 17 (1.12%) Apache Hive
16 17 (1.12%) HBase
17 15 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 308 (20.34%) Jenkins
2 242 (15.98%) Git (software)
3 127 (8.39%) JIRA
4 79 (5.22%) Subversion
5 58 (3.83%) Vagrant
6 50 (3.30%) Ant
7 48 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 44 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 44 (2.91%) JUnit
9 40 (2.64%) Maven
10 37 (2.44%) TeamCity
11 32 (2.11%) Bitbucket
12 28 (1.85%) Hudson
13 26 (1.72%) Gradle
14 25 (1.65%) Eclipse
15 23 (1.52%) SonarQube
16 19 (1.25%) Artifactory
16 19 (1.25%) Jasmine
16 19 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
17 16 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 242 (15.98%) Finance
2 105 (6.94%) Banking
3 44 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 30 (1.98%) Marketing
5 28 (1.85%) Retail
6 22 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.39%) Electronics
8 17 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.99%) Law
11 11 (0.73%) Back Office
11 11 (0.73%) Games
12 10 (0.66%) Publishing
13 8 (0.53%) Military
14 6 (0.40%) Front Office
15 5 (0.33%) Advertising
16 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Legal
18 1 (0.066%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.066%) Billing
Job Titles
1 312 (20.61%) Administrator
2 281 (18.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 214 (14.13%) Systems Administrator
4 196 (12.95%) Linux Engineer
5 191 (12.62%) Linux Administrator
6 152 (10.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 115 (7.60%) Consultant
8 98 (6.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 96 (6.34%) Developer
10 95 (6.27%) Architect
11 92 (6.08%) Unix Administrator
12 82 (5.42%) AWS DevOps
13 72 (4.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 64 (4.23%) Unix Engineer
15 62 (4.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 60 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
17 58 (3.83%) DevOps Consultant
18 55 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
19 48 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
20 47 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (6.74%) Middleware
2 69 (4.56%) Web Services
3 58 (3.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 51 (3.37%) HTML
5 45 (2.97%) J2EE
6 44 (2.91%) LAMP
6 44 (2.91%) Software Packaging
7 43 (2.84%) CSS
8 42 (2.77%) ELK Stack
9 40 (2.64%) JSON
10 33 (2.18%) XML
11 32 (2.11%) MCollective
12 31 (2.05%) .NET
13 29 (1.92%) JMS
14 28 (1.85%) Node.js
14 28 (1.85%) REST
14 28 (1.85%) Spring
15 25 (1.65%) IBM Integration Bus
16 22 (1.45%) jQuery
17 20 (1.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 110 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 108 (7.13%) Clustering
3 78 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (3.50%) Public Cloud
5 45 (2.97%) Replication
6 43 (2.84%) Private Cloud
7 41 (2.71%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.06%) EMC VNX
10 15 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (0.92%) DataPower
11 14 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (0.73%) Smart Meter
13 10 (0.66%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.66%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.59%) Equities
14 9 (0.59%) PKI
15 8 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1514 (100.00%) Linux
2 436 (28.80%) Unix
3 398 (26.29%) Windows
4 326 (21.53%) CentOS
5 202 (13.34%) Solaris
6 181 (11.96%) AIX
7 165 (10.90%) Windows Server
8 128 (8.45%) Ubuntu
9 107 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 86 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 65 (4.29%) SUSE
12 45 (2.97%) Oracle Linux
13 44 (2.91%) Debian
14 31 (2.05%) HPUX
14 31 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (1.45%) Windows 7
16 19 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 17 (1.12%) Fedora
18 16 (1.06%) Windows XP
19 11 (0.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (30.58%) DevOps
2 339 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (18.43%) Configuration Management
4 227 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
5 193 (12.75%) ITIL
6 157 (10.37%) Scrum
7 154 (10.17%) Open Source
8 111 (7.33%) Load Balancing
9 108 (7.13%) Migration
10 107 (7.07%) High Availability
11 96 (6.34%) Performance Tuning
12 93 (6.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 69 (4.56%) Service Management
14 68 (4.49%) Software Engineering
15 65 (4.29%) Mentoring
16 63 (4.16%) Kanban
17 56 (3.70%) Change Management
17 56 (3.70%) OO
18 55 (3.63%) E-Commerce
18 55 (3.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 335 (22.13%) Bash Shell
2 304 (20.08%) Python
3 291 (19.22%) Perl
4 282 (18.63%) Java
5 221 (14.60%) Ruby
6 188 (12.42%) Shell Script
7 175 (11.56%) SQL
8 126 (8.32%) PowerShell
9 84 (5.55%) JavaScript
10 79 (5.22%) PHP
11 53 (3.50%) Korn
12 45 (2.97%) C
13 41 (2.71%) PL/SQL
14 34 (2.25%) Go
15 24 (1.59%) C#
16 15 (0.99%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.92%) AWK
18 13 (0.86%) VBScript
19 11 (0.73%) C++
20 10 (0.66%) sed
Qualifications
1 364 (24.04%) Security Cleared
2 270 (17.83%) SC Cleared
3 72 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 45 (2.97%) Degree
5 33 (2.18%) RHCE
6 24 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.52%) RHCSA
8 20 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 17 (1.12%) MCSE
10 15 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.53%) CCNA
12 8 (0.53%) RHCA
13 7 (0.46%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.46%) OCP
13 7 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.40%) CISSP
14 6 (0.40%) MCITP
15 4 (0.26%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.78%) SLA
2 16 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.86%) QA
5 11 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.59%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.066%) FATCA
7 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 256 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 240 (15.85%) Docker
3 127 (8.39%) Active Directory
4 80 (5.28%) vSphere
5 60 (3.96%) NFS
6 57 (3.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 51 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
9 46 (3.04%) vCloud
10 39 (2.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 38 (2.51%) Hyper-V
12 27 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
13 23 (1.52%) KVM
14 21 (1.39%) VMware ESX
15 19 (1.25%) HDFS
16 17 (1.12%) Postfix
17 16 (1.06%) Squid
17 16 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
17 16 (1.06%) XenDesktop
17 16 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 530 (35.01%) Puppet
2 296 (19.55%) Ansible
3 228 (15.06%) Opscode Chef
4 95 (6.27%) Nagios
5 81 (5.35%) Terraform
6 71 (4.69%) Kubernetes
7 66 (4.36%) Red Hat Satellite
8 61 (4.03%) ZABBIX
9 38 (2.51%) logstash
10 35 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 28 (1.85%) SCCM
11 28 (1.85%) SELinux
12 26 (1.72%) Packer
12 26 (1.72%) SCOM
12 26 (1.72%) Tivoli
13 25 (1.65%) Kibana
14 24 (1.59%) Graphite
15 23 (1.52%) Consul
16 22 (1.45%) NetBackup
17 18 (1.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1087 (71.80%) Red Hat
2 440 (29.06%) VMware
3 347 (22.92%) Oracle
4 198 (13.08%) IBM
5 179 (11.82%) Microsoft
6 132 (8.72%) HP
7 124 (8.19%) Cisco
8 92 (6.08%) Veritas
9 83 (5.48%) Sun
10 80 (5.28%) EMC
11 67 (4.43%) Atlassian
12 55 (3.63%) NetApp
13 49 (3.24%) Citrix
14 38 (2.51%) SAP
14 38 (2.51%) Symantec
15 32 (2.11%) F5
16 30 (1.98%) AppDynamics
16 30 (1.98%) Brocade
17 27 (1.78%) Splunk
18 26 (1.72%) CheckPoint
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