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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 199 217 178
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 619 521 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.96% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.04% 4.33% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 296 331
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 4
Average hourly rate £29.17 £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.65% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.26 £32.00 £33.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £37.50 £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +0.71%

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
12272 12027 10115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.05% 22.08% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6955 6714 5422
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1034 993
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +30 556 £425 +3.03% 136
London -2 252 £450 - 55
South East +1 89 £425 +21.86% 39
City of London +2 62 £415 -2.35% 14
Yorkshire +7 51 £350 +3.70% 12
East of England +15 39 £350 -12.50% 3
Scotland 0 32 £375 +7.14% 11
North West -2 32 £421 +5.18% 6
South West -10 30 £425 +21.42% 12
South Yorkshire +10 28 £320 +14.28% 4
East Midlands +13 27 £475 +8.57% 4
Cambridgeshire +20 25 £325 -18.75% 2
Oxfordshire +4 24 £375 +15.38% 12
West Yorkshire +1 21 £375 -7.69% 7
Wales +5 20 £400 +6.66% 1
Sheffield +7 18 £350 +28.79% 2
Berkshire +5 18 £425 +26.86% 6
North East -9 18 £300 -9.29% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 17 £300 +4.34% 1
Tyne and Wear +2 17 £300 +4.34% 1
Hampshire -7 17 £356 +9.61% 13
West Midlands -14 16 £495 +67.79% 4
Cambridge +13 15 £325 -18.75% 1
Lancashire +18 14 £375 -
Northamptonshire +1 14 £550 +41.93% 1
Leeds +3 13 £375 +11.11% 5
Glasgow 0 13 £394 +21.15% 4
Manchester -3 13 £370 -7.50% 3
Oxford -3 13 £375 +15.38% 1
Bristol +11 12 £488 +8.33% 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1202 (92.89%) Linux
2 996 (76.97%) Red Hat
3 442 (34.16%) Windows
4 428 (33.08%) UNIX
5 421 (32.53%) Oracle
6 342 (26.43%) Puppet
7 330 (25.50%) VMware
8 323 (24.96%) Java
9 282 (21.79%) DevOps
10 253 (19.55%) Solaris
11 231 (17.85%) Perl
12 230 (17.77%) Apache
13 223 (17.23%) Finance
14 222 (17.16%) Security Cleared
15 210 (16.23%) SQL
16 204 (15.77%) Bash Shell
17 192 (14.84%) Python
18 191 (14.76%) Oracle Database
19 190 (14.68%) Jenkins
20 185 (14.30%) Configuration Management
20 185 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
21 178 (13.76%) ITIL
22 176 (13.60%) DNS
23 170 (13.14%) CentOS
24 169 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
24 169 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
25 168 (12.98%) HP
26 165 (12.75%) Microsoft
26 165 (12.75%) Tomcat
27 156 (12.06%) SAN

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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
1 230 (17.77%) Apache
2 165 (12.75%) Tomcat
3 129 (9.97%) WebLogic
4 127 (9.81%) JBoss
5 87 (6.72%) WebSphere
6 76 (5.87%) IIS
7 64 (4.95%) Confluence
8 37 (2.86%) OpenStack
9 35 (2.70%) SharePoint
10 25 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
10 25 (1.93%) nginx
11 23 (1.78%) MS Exchange
12 14 (1.08%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.77%) AquaLogic
14 10 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.62%) Node.js
16 8 (0.62%) Lync
16 8 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 72 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.16%) MS Office
3 5 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.077%) MS Project
5 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 9 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.54%) Tridion
3 6 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.31%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.23%) Exstream
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.15%) Agresso
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.077%) Magento
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.077%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 125 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 35 (2.70%) PaaS
4 19 (1.47%) IaaS
5 18 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.08%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.85%) SaaS
9 9 (0.70%) GitHub
10 7 (0.54%) Office 365
10 7 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.23%) Route 53
14 2 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 176 (13.60%) DNS
2 156 (12.06%) SAN
3 144 (11.13%) TCP/IP
3 144 (11.13%) Firewall
4 89 (6.88%) LDAP
5 63 (4.87%) DHCP
5 63 (4.87%) Internet
6 60 (4.64%) HTTP
7 55 (4.25%) SSL
8 40 (3.09%) Network Security
9 31 (2.40%) NAS
10 29 (2.24%) WAN
11 28 (2.16%) LAN
12 26 (2.01%) VPN
13 23 (1.78%) VoIP
14 21 (1.62%) SSH
15 20 (1.55%) FTP
16 19 (1.47%) AMQP
17 18 (1.39%) VLAN
18 17 (1.31%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (14.76%) Oracle Database
2 124 (9.58%) MySQL
3 104 (8.04%) SQL Server
4 63 (4.87%) MongoDB
5 46 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 44 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 37 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 33 (2.55%) NoSQL
9 31 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 30 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (1.85%) Big Data
12 20 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (1.24%) WhereScape RED
15 13 (1.00%) CouchDB
15 13 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.93%) Redis
17 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 190 (14.68%) Jenkins
2 139 (10.74%) Maven
3 136 (10.51%) Git (software)
4 99 (7.65%) JIRA
5 98 (7.57%) Subversion
6 65 (5.02%) Ant
7 40 (3.09%) Gradle
8 36 (2.78%) Mercurial
9 35 (2.70%) Hudson
10 33 (2.55%) TeamCity
11 25 (1.93%) JUnit
12 24 (1.85%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.39%) MSBuild
14 15 (1.16%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.70%) ClearQuest
17 8 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
17 8 (0.62%) NetBeans
17 8 (0.62%) Selenium
18 7 (0.54%) StarTeam
General
1 223 (17.23%) Finance
2 117 (9.04%) Banking
3 56 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 36 (2.78%) Retail
5 32 (2.47%) Games
6 26 (2.01%) Marketing
7 21 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.08%) Electronics
9 11 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.85%) Publishing
10 4 (0.31%) Legal
11 3 (0.23%) Front Office
12 2 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.077%) Law
13 1 (0.077%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.077%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (15.30%) Administrator
2 173 (13.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 133 (10.28%) Systems Administrator
4 120 (9.27%) Linux Engineer
5 113 (8.73%) Developer
6 112 (8.66%) Linux Administrator
7 101 (7.81%) Architect
8 80 (6.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 62 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 57 (4.40%) Analyst
11 49 (3.79%) Consultant
11 49 (3.79%) UNIX Administrator
12 45 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
12 45 (3.48%) DBA
12 45 (3.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 44 (3.40%) Infrastructure Architect
14 41 (3.17%) Java Developer
15 39 (3.01%) UNIX Engineer
16 38 (2.94%) Support Engineer
17 32 (2.47%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (9.66%) Web Services
2 119 (9.20%) Middleware
3 66 (5.10%) XML
4 49 (3.79%) .NET
5 46 (3.55%) J2EE
6 41 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 40 (3.09%) JMS
8 39 (3.01%) Java EE
9 37 (2.86%) SOAP
10 34 (2.63%) JSON
11 33 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
12 32 (2.47%) HTML
13 25 (1.93%) Rendezvous
14 21 (1.62%) EJB
15 19 (1.47%) Django
16 17 (1.31%) LAMP
17 15 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
18 14 (1.08%) HTML5
19 13 (1.00%) Kafka
19 13 (1.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 98 (7.57%) Open Source
2 97 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (6.65%) Clustering
4 58 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (2.70%) PKI
6 28 (2.16%) Replication
6 28 (2.16%) Fixed Income
7 26 (2.01%) Online Games
8 25 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.55%) Oracle Exalogic
11 19 (1.47%) Private Cloud
12 18 (1.39%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
13 17 (1.31%) HACMP
14 15 (1.16%) DataPower
15 14 (1.08%) Computer Science
16 13 (1.00%) CESG
17 11 (0.85%) Derivative
17 11 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1202 (92.89%) Linux
2 442 (34.16%) Windows
3 428 (33.08%) UNIX
4 253 (19.55%) Solaris
5 170 (13.14%) CentOS
6 139 (10.74%) AIX
7 92 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (6.72%) Ubuntu
9 77 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 77 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 71 (5.49%) SUSE
11 40 (3.09%) HPUX
12 35 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 33 (2.55%) Debian
14 25 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
15 24 (1.85%) Windows 7
16 21 (1.62%) Fedora
17 18 (1.39%) Windows XP
18 14 (1.08%) VMS
18 14 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (21.79%) DevOps
2 185 (14.30%) Configuration Management
2 185 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (13.76%) ITIL
4 169 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (8.89%) Migration
6 96 (7.42%) Scrum
7 95 (7.34%) Change Management
8 63 (4.87%) Load Balancing
9 62 (4.79%) E-Commerce
10 60 (4.64%) OO
11 57 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
12 51 (3.94%) Project Management
13 48 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 42 (3.25%) Service Management
15 39 (3.01%) Build Automation
16 36 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
16 36 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
16 36 (2.78%) SOA
17 35 (2.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 323 (24.96%) Java
2 231 (17.85%) Perl
3 210 (16.23%) SQL
4 204 (15.77%) Bash Shell
5 192 (14.84%) Python
6 154 (11.90%) Shell Script
7 144 (11.13%) Ruby
8 73 (5.64%) PHP
9 48 (3.71%) PowerShell
10 47 (3.63%) PL/SQL
11 41 (3.17%) C++
12 35 (2.70%) C
13 31 (2.40%) JavaScript
14 28 (2.16%) Korn
15 21 (1.62%) VB
16 14 (1.08%) C#
17 13 (1.00%) AWK
18 9 (0.70%) Groovy
19 8 (0.62%) VBScript
19 8 (0.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 222 (17.16%) Security Cleared
2 138 (10.66%) SC Cleared
3 74 (5.72%) DV Cleared
4 40 (3.09%) RHCE
5 32 (2.47%) Degree
6 29 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (2.24%) MCSE
7 26 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (1.62%) CCNA
10 16 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.93%) RHCSA
12 11 (0.85%) RHCA
13 7 (0.54%) MCP
14 6 (0.46%) MCSA
14 6 (0.46%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.39%) CCNP
15 5 (0.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.93%) QA
2 24 (1.85%) SLA
3 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.077%) HL7
6 1 (0.077%) DICOM
System Software
1 169 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (8.19%) Active Directory
3 79 (6.11%) vSphere
4 55 (4.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 43 (3.32%) NFS
6 32 (2.47%) Hyper-V
7 31 (2.40%) Firmware
7 31 (2.40%) Docker
8 28 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (1.93%) VMware ESX
9 25 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
10 20 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 17 (1.31%) vCloud
12 14 (1.08%) Postfix
13 12 (0.93%) Squid
13 12 (0.93%) KVM
14 11 (0.85%) Samba
15 10 (0.77%) XenApp
15 10 (0.77%) Varnish
16 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 342 (26.43%) Puppet
2 146 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (4.64%) Nagios
4 58 (4.48%) Ansible
5 45 (3.48%) NetBackup
6 34 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 34 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
7 30 (2.32%) yum
8 29 (2.24%) Salt
9 27 (2.09%) BladeLogic
10 24 (1.85%) Graphite
11 23 (1.78%) ITRS Geneos
11 23 (1.78%) SCCM
12 21 (1.62%) Vagrant
13 19 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
14 18 (1.39%) FortiGate
15 17 (1.31%) Data Guard
16 15 (1.16%) Zenoss
16 15 (1.16%) Cobbler
16 15 (1.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 996 (76.97%) Red Hat
2 421 (32.53%) Oracle
3 330 (25.50%) VMware
4 168 (12.98%) HP
5 165 (12.75%) Microsoft
6 115 (8.89%) IBM
7 92 (7.11%) Cisco
8 86 (6.65%) EMC
8 86 (6.65%) NetApp
8 86 (6.65%) Veritas
9 65 (5.02%) Sun
10 45 (3.48%) Splunk
11 38 (2.94%) Citrix
12 37 (2.86%) TIBCO
12 37 (2.86%) F5
13 32 (2.47%) Dell
14 29 (2.24%) Atlassian
15 26 (2.01%) Symantec
16 20 (1.55%) Informatica
17 18 (1.39%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £25 - 27 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago