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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 194 181 193
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 685 651 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.16% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 5.14% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 407 358
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £150.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-23.00% +38.88%

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
12320 12662 12023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.44% 22.48% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7264 7195 6699
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1076 1020
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -12 600 £425 +6.25% 147
London -14 265 £450 - 61
South East -2 131 £375 -6.25% 29
Yorkshire +19 81 £406 +16.07% 17
City of London -23 62 £425 -5.55% 10
West Yorkshire +11 58 £413 +135.71% 14
Leeds +4 54 £413 +135.71% 11
Hampshire +4 45 £386 -3.43% 9
Scotland +12 38 £356 +14.00% 4
Wales +9 33 £450 +28.57% 6
South West -1 32 £425 +30.76% 11
South Wales +3 30 £450 +28.57% 5
Surrey +15 29 £371 -29.28% 5
Cardiff +5 29 £450 +28.57% 5
East of England +8 28 £400 - 12
Edinburgh -5 23 £363 - 2
Berkshire +1 21 £388 +1.97% 9
Buckinghamshire -1 21 £563 +60.71% 3
South Yorkshire -1 20 £300 -14.28% 2
Tyne and Wear -20 19 £394 +54.86% 1
North East -20 19 £394 +54.86% 1
North West -44 18 £425 +21.42% 12
Winchester - 18 £388 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 17 £363 +42.57% 1
Milton Keynes -1 16 £563 - 1
East Midlands -12 16 £325 -23.52% 4
Essex +10 14 £400 - 1
Bristol +7 14 £525 +80.72% 2
Lancashire +6 12 £430 +113.93% 1
Northamptonshire - 11 £325 -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1255 (89.64%) Linux
2 1061 (75.79%) Red Hat
3 444 (31.71%) Windows
4 417 (29.79%) Oracle
5 397 (28.36%) VMware
6 394 (28.14%) UNIX
7 365 (26.07%) Puppet
8 316 (22.57%) DevOps
9 304 (21.71%) Java
10 256 (18.29%) Finance
11 246 (17.57%) SQL
12 242 (17.29%) Perl
13 234 (16.71%) Python
14 228 (16.29%) Jenkins
15 220 (15.71%) Apache
16 218 (15.57%) Bash Shell
17 217 (15.50%) Opscode Chef
18 212 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
19 210 (15.00%) SAN
19 210 (15.00%) Shell Script
20 200 (14.29%) Solaris
21 191 (13.64%) Configuration Management
22 188 (13.43%) Microsoft
23 187 (13.36%) Oracle Database
24 182 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
25 170 (12.14%) Firewall
25 170 (12.14%) HP
26 169 (12.07%) ITIL
27 168 (12.00%) Security Cleared
28 167 (11.93%) Git (software)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 220 (15.71%) Apache
2 162 (11.57%) JBoss
3 158 (11.29%) Tomcat
4 104 (7.43%) IIS
5 90 (6.43%) WebLogic
6 81 (5.79%) WebSphere
7 60 (4.29%) Confluence
8 38 (2.71%) SharePoint
9 36 (2.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (2.36%) nginx
11 30 (2.14%) Node.js
12 29 (2.07%) OpenStack
13 28 (2.00%) MS Exchange
14 18 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
17 11 (0.79%) Apache Solr
18 10 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
18 10 (0.71%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 68 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.00%) MS Office
3 7 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.071%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.71%) Maximo
2 8 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.50%) Tridion
3 7 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.50%) Magento
4 6 (0.43%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.29%) Endur
5 4 (0.29%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.071%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.071%) RMDS
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.071%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.071%) Eikon
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 135 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (1.36%) IaaS
4 14 (1.00%) PaaS
5 10 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (0.64%) SaaS
6 9 (0.64%) OpenShift
6 9 (0.64%) GitHub
7 8 (0.57%) Office 365
7 8 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 210 (15.00%) SAN
2 170 (12.14%) Firewall
3 155 (11.07%) TCP/IP
3 155 (11.07%) DNS
4 113 (8.07%) LDAP
5 85 (6.07%) HTTP
6 61 (4.36%) SSL
6 61 (4.36%) NAS
7 60 (4.29%) DHCP
8 57 (4.07%) Internet
9 37 (2.64%) Network Security
10 33 (2.36%) WAN
10 33 (2.36%) LAN
11 25 (1.79%) IPsec
12 24 (1.71%) SSH
13 21 (1.50%) SNMP
14 20 (1.43%) IPv4
15 19 (1.36%) BGP
15 19 (1.36%) AMQP
16 18 (1.29%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (13.36%) Oracle Database
2 158 (11.29%) MySQL
3 137 (9.79%) SQL Server
4 95 (6.79%) MongoDB
5 89 (6.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 72 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
7 59 (4.21%) Relational Database
8 48 (3.43%) Oracle Database 12c
9 44 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 39 (2.79%) NoSQL
11 34 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 34 (2.43%) Hadoop
12 33 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (2.14%) CouchDB
14 29 (2.07%) Redis
15 28 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (1.29%) Big Data
17 18 (1.29%) Sybase ASE
18 15 (1.07%) Informix
Development Applications
1 228 (16.29%) Jenkins
2 167 (11.93%) Git (software)
3 95 (6.79%) JIRA
4 86 (6.14%) Subversion
5 79 (5.64%) Maven
6 41 (2.93%) Ant
7 34 (2.43%) TeamCity
8 29 (2.07%) Mercurial
9 28 (2.00%) Gradle
10 24 (1.71%) Hudson
11 22 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (1.43%) JUnit
13 16 (1.14%) Eclipse
14 14 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (0.79%) MSBuild
16 10 (0.71%) Cucumber
16 10 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
17 9 (0.64%) ProC
18 6 (0.43%) Selenium
18 6 (0.43%) GitLab
General
1 256 (18.29%) Finance
2 115 (8.21%) Banking
3 50 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 25 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 24 (1.71%) Investment Banking
6 23 (1.64%) Marketing
7 22 (1.57%) Retail
8 18 (1.29%) Games
9 17 (1.21%) Electronics
10 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.50%) Publishing
11 7 (0.50%) Military
11 7 (0.50%) Front Office
12 6 (0.43%) Back Office
12 6 (0.43%) Legal
13 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.14%) German Language
14 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.14%) Law
15 1 (0.071%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 234 (16.71%) Administrator
2 176 (12.57%) Systems Administrator
3 171 (12.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 121 (8.64%) Linux Engineer
5 109 (7.79%) Linux Administrator
6 106 (7.57%) Developer
7 90 (6.43%) Architect
8 83 (5.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 75 (5.36%) DBA
10 74 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 61 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
12 60 (4.29%) Analyst
13 57 (4.07%) Consultant
14 53 (3.79%) UNIX Administrator
15 50 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
16 47 (3.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 44 (3.14%) Oracle DBA
17 44 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
18 40 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 38 (2.71%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (9.86%) Web Services
2 116 (8.29%) Middleware
3 60 (4.29%) HTML
4 51 (3.64%) J2EE
5 50 (3.57%) .NET
6 48 (3.43%) CSS
7 42 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
8 39 (2.79%) JSON
8 39 (2.79%) XML
9 38 (2.71%) JMS
10 37 (2.64%) Java EE
11 36 (2.57%) HTML5
12 33 (2.36%) Ajax
12 33 (2.36%) LAMP
13 28 (2.00%) Kafka
14 26 (1.86%) Django
15 25 (1.79%) jQuery
16 24 (1.71%) MCollective
17 23 (1.64%) REST
18 22 (1.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 114 (8.14%) Clustering
3 67 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (2.79%) PKI
6 38 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 27 (1.93%) Replication
9 24 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 24 (1.71%) Public Cloud
10 19 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
10 19 (1.36%) Fixed Income
10 19 (1.36%) HACMP
11 17 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 13 (0.93%) DataPower
13 12 (0.86%) Online Games
14 11 (0.79%) Smart Meter
14 11 (0.79%) Private Cloud
15 10 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1255 (89.64%) Linux
2 444 (31.71%) Windows
3 394 (28.14%) UNIX
4 200 (14.29%) Solaris
5 147 (10.50%) CentOS
6 128 (9.14%) AIX
7 126 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 83 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 79 (5.64%) Ubuntu
10 66 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (3.93%) SUSE
12 41 (2.93%) Debian
13 24 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
13 24 (1.71%) HPUX
14 23 (1.64%) Windows 2000
14 23 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (1.14%) Fedora
16 13 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 8 (0.57%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (22.57%) DevOps
2 191 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 182 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (12.07%) ITIL
5 156 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
6 135 (9.64%) Migration
7 99 (7.07%) Open Source
8 83 (5.93%) Scrum
9 80 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
10 71 (5.07%) Change Management
11 70 (5.00%) Project Management
12 68 (4.86%) E-Commerce
12 68 (4.86%) Load Balancing
13 62 (4.43%) Service Management
14 54 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 53 (3.79%) Software Engineering
16 52 (3.71%) SOA
17 47 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
18 46 (3.29%) Problem Management
19 42 (3.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 304 (21.71%) Java
2 246 (17.57%) SQL
3 242 (17.29%) Perl
4 234 (16.71%) Python
5 218 (15.57%) Bash Shell
6 210 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 150 (10.71%) Ruby
8 96 (6.86%) PHP
9 85 (6.07%) PowerShell
10 81 (5.79%) JavaScript
11 65 (4.64%) PL/SQL
12 59 (4.21%) Korn
13 47 (3.36%) C
14 41 (2.93%) C++
15 25 (1.79%) VB
16 15 (1.07%) C#
17 12 (0.86%) Scala
18 11 (0.79%) AWK
19 10 (0.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 7 (0.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 168 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 101 (7.21%) SC Cleared
3 53 (3.79%) Degree
4 43 (3.07%) DV Cleared
5 34 (2.43%) RHCE
6 30 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.86%) MCSE
8 25 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.71%) CCNA
11 9 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.64%) MCITP
12 8 (0.57%) CCNP
13 6 (0.43%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.36%) MCSA
14 5 (0.36%) RHCA
14 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.29%) HND
15 4 (0.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.43%) SLA
2 26 (1.86%) QA
3 10 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
System Software
1 212 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (7.86%) Active Directory
3 103 (7.36%) vSphere
4 77 (5.50%) Docker
5 57 (4.07%) VMware ESX
6 50 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 48 (3.43%) Oracle RAC
8 47 (3.36%) NFS
9 29 (2.07%) Hyper-V
10 27 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (1.86%) KVM
12 25 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 18 (1.29%) vCloud
14 17 (1.21%) Varnish
15 16 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 15 (1.07%) iptables
17 13 (0.93%) Samba
17 13 (0.93%) Postfix
18 11 (0.79%) Veritas File System
18 11 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 365 (26.07%) Puppet
2 217 (15.50%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (4.79%) Nagios
4 64 (4.57%) Ansible
5 50 (3.57%) Salt
6 47 (3.36%) Graphite
7 46 (3.29%) NetBackup
8 37 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 37 (2.64%) yum
9 33 (2.36%) Red Hat Satellite
10 28 (2.00%) Data Guard
11 26 (1.86%) BladeLogic
12 25 (1.79%) Tivoli
12 25 (1.79%) Vagrant
13 23 (1.64%) Zenoss
14 21 (1.50%) Opsview
15 19 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 18 (1.29%) Control-M
16 18 (1.29%) OpenView
17 16 (1.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1061 (75.79%) Red Hat
2 417 (29.79%) Oracle
3 397 (28.36%) VMware
4 188 (13.43%) Microsoft
5 170 (12.14%) HP
6 155 (11.07%) IBM
7 116 (8.29%) Cisco
8 113 (8.07%) EMC
9 82 (5.86%) Veritas
10 73 (5.21%) Sun
11 66 (4.71%) NetApp
12 55 (3.93%) Splunk
13 46 (3.29%) F5
14 41 (2.93%) Symantec
14 41 (2.93%) Citrix
15 35 (2.50%) Dell
15 35 (2.50%) SolarWinds
16 33 (2.36%) SAP
17 29 (2.07%) BMC
18 27 (1.93%) Informatica
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + market rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £25 to £33 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago