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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 136 203 223
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 991 648 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 1.16% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.93% 5.23% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 402 305
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 5
Median hourly rate £36.75 £29.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.35% -16.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.83 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £46.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%

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
12497 12384 12305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.48% 22.19% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7808 7051 6898
Median daily rate £388 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 696 1010 1065
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +54 882 £425 - 123
London +46 380 £475 +5.55% 50
South East +75 239 £450 +5.88% 27
Surrey +56 92 £500 +8.10% 5
Scotland +32 81 £400 +6.66% 5
North West +27 66 £375 -10.87% 4
Berkshire +41 52 £425 - 7
Yorkshire -1 52 £425 +21.42% 20
City of London +18 51 £456 +7.35% 10
Hampshire +25 50 £388 - 6
Edinburgh +23 47 £420 +10.16% 2
North East -15 40 £300 - 7
Tyne and Wear -13 39 £305 +1.66% 6
Leatherhead +4 38 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 38 £300 - 6
West Yorkshire +22 35 £425 +13.33% 16
Reading +18 31 £419 -1.47% 5
East of England -6 31 £340 -2.85% 4
South West 0 29 £388 -8.82% 7
West Midlands +7 28 £425 -14.14% 2
Leeds +4 25 £418 +11.33% 14
Lancashire +14 24 £363 -3.33%
Manchester +4 21 £375 +1.35% 3
East Midlands -3 19 £400 -15.78% 2
Glasgow +11 18 £375 -6.25% 2
Cheshire -1 18 £425 -15.00%
Oxfordshire -7 18 £450 +2.85% 2
Bristol +11 16 £388 -20.51%
Cambridge -1 14 £325 -
Cambridgeshire -4 14 £325 -7.14%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 1543 (90.08%) Linux
2 1250 (72.97%) Red Hat
3 647 (37.77%) Unix
4 513 (29.95%) Puppet
5 508 (29.66%) Windows
6 506 (29.54%) VMware
7 446 (26.04%) Oracle
8 440 (25.69%) DevOps
9 384 (22.42%) Java
10 373 (21.77%) Finance
11 357 (20.84%) Solaris
12 337 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 336 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
13 336 (19.61%) Configuration Management
14 334 (19.50%) Perl
15 330 (19.26%) Python
16 304 (17.75%) Security Cleared
17 303 (17.69%) AIX
18 287 (16.75%) Bash Shell
19 284 (16.58%) Jenkins
20 267 (15.59%) CentOS
21 256 (14.94%) Git (software)
22 250 (14.59%) SC Cleared
23 246 (14.36%) SQL
24 236 (13.78%) ITIL
24 236 (13.78%) Shell Script
25 233 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
26 230 (13.43%) SAN
27 223 (13.02%) Apache
28 221 (12.90%) Microsoft

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
1 223 (13.02%) Apache
2 175 (10.22%) Tomcat
3 160 (9.34%) JBoss
4 126 (7.36%) WebSphere
5 93 (5.43%) WebLogic
6 84 (4.90%) IIS
7 70 (4.09%) Confluence
8 66 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 49 (2.86%) OpenStack
10 38 (2.22%) nginx
11 29 (1.69%) SharePoint
12 28 (1.63%) MS Exchange
13 26 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (1.46%) Tuxedo
15 19 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 16 (0.93%) PowerExchange
16 16 (0.93%) Skype for Business
17 15 (0.88%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 75 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.58%) MS Office
3 22 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.53%) HipChat
5 9 (0.53%) SPSS
6 3 (0.18%) MS Project
7 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.23%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.12%) assyst
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.058%) Documaker
9 1 (0.058%) Eikon
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.058%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.058%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 182 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (1.46%) SaaS
5 16 (0.93%) IaaS
6 15 (0.88%) OpenShift
7 13 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.76%) GitHub
7 13 (0.76%) PaaS
8 12 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (0.70%) Office 365
9 9 (0.53%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
10 8 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
11 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 230 (13.43%) SAN
2 174 (10.16%) DNS
3 171 (9.98%) TCP/IP
4 149 (8.70%) LDAP
5 135 (7.88%) Firewall
6 112 (6.54%) SSL
7 87 (5.08%) HTTP
8 76 (4.44%) DHCP
9 63 (3.68%) NAS
10 61 (3.56%) Internet
11 49 (2.86%) LAN
12 45 (2.63%) SSH
13 43 (2.51%) Fibre Channel
14 42 (2.45%) WAN
15 39 (2.28%) IPsec
15 39 (2.28%) VPN
16 26 (1.52%) FTP
17 25 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
18 21 (1.23%) IPv6
19 20 (1.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (10.04%) MySQL
2 146 (8.52%) SQL Server
3 129 (7.53%) Oracle Database
4 71 (4.14%) Relational Database
5 70 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
6 60 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 50 (2.92%) NoSQL
8 46 (2.69%) Hadoop
9 45 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 32 (1.87%) Big Data
11 31 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
12 30 (1.75%) DB2
13 26 (1.52%) RDBMS
14 23 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
15 22 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (1.05%) Informix
16 18 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
16 18 (1.05%) VLDB
17 17 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 284 (16.58%) Jenkins
2 256 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 120 (7.01%) Maven
4 115 (6.71%) Subversion
5 99 (5.78%) JIRA
6 43 (2.51%) TeamCity
7 36 (2.10%) Vagrant
8 35 (2.04%) Eclipse
9 32 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
10 28 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (1.23%) Selenium
12 20 (1.17%) Mocha
13 16 (0.93%) Appium
13 16 (0.93%) JUnit
13 16 (0.93%) SonarQube
13 16 (0.93%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
15 12 (0.70%) Travis CI
16 11 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (0.58%) Bitbucket
General
1 373 (21.77%) Finance
2 156 (9.11%) Banking
3 39 (2.28%) Retail
4 36 (2.10%) Games
5 31 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.11%) Marketing
8 17 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.58%) Publishing
10 8 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.35%) Front Office
11 6 (0.35%) Legal
12 5 (0.29%) Billing
12 5 (0.29%) Electronics
13 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.18%) Automotive
14 3 (0.18%) Law
14 3 (0.18%) Military
15 2 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 346 (20.20%) Administrator
2 248 (14.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 243 (14.19%) Linux Engineer
4 188 (10.97%) Systems Administrator
5 164 (9.57%) Linux Administrator
6 142 (8.29%) Unix Administrator
7 139 (8.11%) Developer
8 120 (7.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 107 (6.25%) Consultant
10 106 (6.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 92 (5.37%) Architect
12 91 (5.31%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 83 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 81 (4.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 72 (4.20%) Analyst
16 71 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
17 70 (4.09%) Support Engineer
18 64 (3.74%) Java Developer
19 63 (3.68%) DBA
20 57 (3.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (7.24%) Middleware
2 118 (6.89%) Web Services
3 77 (4.50%) XML
4 75 (4.38%) LAMP
5 73 (4.26%) CSS
6 70 (4.09%) HTML
7 60 (3.50%) .NET
8 53 (3.09%) HTML5
9 50 (2.92%) RESTful
10 47 (2.74%) Java EE
11 46 (2.69%) MCollective
12 40 (2.34%) WebSphere MQ
13 36 (2.10%) JSON
14 31 (1.81%) J2EE
15 30 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
15 30 (1.75%) SOAP
16 29 (1.69%) Software Packaging
17 27 (1.58%) jQuery
17 27 (1.58%) SAML
17 27 (1.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 166 (9.69%) Data Centre
2 128 (7.47%) Clustering
3 68 (3.97%) PKI
4 66 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 45 (2.63%) Private Cloud
7 44 (2.57%) Replication
8 41 (2.39%) Cryptography
9 38 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (2.16%) Management Information System
11 36 (2.10%) Algorithms
12 30 (1.75%) EMC VMAX
13 29 (1.69%) HACMP
14 26 (1.52%) EMC VNX
15 25 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
15 25 (1.46%) Public Cloud
16 24 (1.40%) DataPower
16 24 (1.40%) Mainframe
17 21 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
18 13 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1543 (90.08%) Linux
2 647 (37.77%) Unix
3 508 (29.66%) Windows
4 357 (20.84%) Solaris
5 303 (17.69%) AIX
6 267 (15.59%) CentOS
7 221 (12.90%) Windows Server
8 139 (8.11%) Ubuntu
9 114 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 106 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 61 (3.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 57 (3.33%) HPUX
13 53 (3.09%) SUSE
14 47 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 43 (2.51%) Oracle Linux
16 24 (1.40%) Windows XP
17 23 (1.34%) Mac OS X
17 23 (1.34%) VME
18 21 (1.23%) Windows 7
19 17 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (25.69%) DevOps
2 336 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (19.61%) Configuration Management
3 236 (13.78%) ITIL
4 233 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
5 171 (9.98%) Migration
6 144 (8.41%) High Availability
7 128 (7.47%) Scrum
8 109 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 99 (5.78%) Change Management
10 81 (4.73%) Build Automation
11 77 (4.50%) Load Balancing
12 76 (4.44%) Open Source
13 75 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
14 73 (4.26%) Project Management
15 71 (4.14%) Service Management
16 49 (2.86%) Service Delivery
17 48 (2.80%) Mentoring
18 46 (2.69%) Problem Management
18 46 (2.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 384 (22.42%) Java
2 334 (19.50%) Perl
3 330 (19.26%) Python
4 287 (16.75%) Bash Shell
5 246 (14.36%) SQL
6 236 (13.78%) Shell Script
7 212 (12.38%) Ruby
8 98 (5.72%) PHP
9 85 (4.96%) JavaScript
10 83 (4.85%) PowerShell
11 76 (4.44%) C
12 64 (3.74%) Korn
13 56 (3.27%) PL/SQL
14 32 (1.87%) C++
15 31 (1.81%) Bourne shell
16 26 (1.52%) C#
17 24 (1.40%) VBScript
18 23 (1.34%) COBOL
19 22 (1.28%) AWK
20 20 (1.17%) sed
Qualifications
1 304 (17.75%) Security Cleared
2 250 (14.59%) SC Cleared
3 78 (4.55%) Degree
4 40 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.81%) RHCE
6 27 (1.58%) MCSE
7 25 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (1.40%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (1.11%) MCSA
11 18 (1.05%) CCNP
12 15 (0.88%) RHCSA
13 14 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.70%) MCP
15 11 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
16 10 (0.58%) RHCA
17 9 (0.53%) CCNA
18 8 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
19 7 (0.41%) CISSP
19 7 (0.41%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 30 (1.75%) SLA
3 19 (1.11%) QA
4 13 (0.76%) FIPS 140-2
5 10 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.12%) ECSS
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.058%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.058%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.058%) MiFID
System Software
1 337 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 195 (11.38%) Active Directory
3 113 (6.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 102 (5.95%) vSphere
5 83 (4.85%) Docker
6 76 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 75 (4.38%) NFS
8 69 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
9 53 (3.09%) VMware ESX
10 49 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
11 43 (2.51%) Hyper-V
12 31 (1.81%) Veritas File System
13 29 (1.69%) KVM
14 28 (1.63%) GlusterFS
15 23 (1.34%) vCloud
16 17 (0.99%) RHEV
17 16 (0.93%) Oracle Clusterware
17 16 (0.93%) Samba
17 16 (0.93%) Xen
18 14 (0.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 513 (29.95%) Puppet
2 180 (10.51%) Opscode Chef
3 169 (9.87%) Ansible
4 99 (5.78%) Nagios
5 71 (4.14%) NetBackup
6 67 (3.91%) Red Hat Satellite
6 67 (3.91%) ZABBIX
7 48 (2.80%) SCCM
8 38 (2.22%) SCOM
9 37 (2.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 31 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
11 29 (1.69%) Graphite
12 26 (1.52%) logstash
12 26 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
13 25 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 24 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
15 23 (1.34%) yum
16 22 (1.28%) Data Guard
17 21 (1.23%) HAProxy
17 21 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1250 (72.97%) Red Hat
2 506 (29.54%) VMware
3 446 (26.04%) Oracle
4 221 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 216 (12.61%) Veritas
6 212 (12.38%) IBM
7 180 (10.51%) HP
8 129 (7.53%) EMC
9 104 (6.07%) Cisco
10 94 (5.49%) Sun
11 76 (4.44%) NetApp
12 53 (3.09%) Citrix
13 50 (2.92%) Atlassian
14 44 (2.57%) Brocade
14 44 (2.57%) F5
15 39 (2.28%) Axway
16 38 (2.22%) Splunk
17 36 (2.10%) Dell
17 36 (2.10%) Siebel
18 35 (2.04%) Informatica
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
IQUO
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £225 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day upto £565
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £565 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago