The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 215 185 227
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +42
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 531 543 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 1.12% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.29% 5.28% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 335 307
Average daily rate £400 £401 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +45.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.65 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.35 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +39.00%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12387 10290 12049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.03% 21.23% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6904 5519 6165
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1071 1004 1156
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 23 April 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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -49 478 £416 +3.35% 76
London -21 256 £450 +5.88% 40
City of London -5 73 £425 +3.59% 5
South East -39 68 £349 -7.00% 11
South West -21 39 £350 -22.22% 5
East of England -37 37 £400 +23.07% 3
Scotland +14 36 £350 -12.50% 3
North East -16 25 £331 +26.00%
Gloucestershire 0 23 £325 -27.77% 3
Tyne and Wear -22 22 £288 +9.52%
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 22 £288 +9.52%
Berkshire +14 19 £335 -39.09% 4
Yorkshire -23 18 £338 -3.57% 8
Cheltenham +6 17 £300 -33.33% 2
Hertfordshire +1 17 - - 1
West Midlands -17 15 £295 +80.15% 3
Hampshire -19 15 £325 +13.04% 5
Edinburgh -19 15 £356 -22.97% 1
North West -25 15 £400 +39.13% 2
Surrey -15 12 £390 +0.64%
Glasgow +4 11 £325 -8.45% 2
East Midlands -7 10 £438 +29.62% 4
Essex - 10 £444 - 1
Wales -15 9 £375 - 3
West Yorkshire -27 9 £406 +31.04% 7
South Yorkshire - 9 £280 - 1
Manchester -3 8 £400 +45.45%
Kent -4 8 £475 -
Letchworth - 8 - - 1
South Wales -15 7 £350 - 3

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 877 (92.61%) Linux
2 794 (83.84%) Red Hat
3 461 (48.68%) UNIX
4 366 (38.65%) Oracle
5 334 (35.27%) Windows
6 289 (30.52%) Solaris
7 273 (28.83%) VMware
8 247 (26.08%) Perl
9 223 (23.55%) SAN
10 222 (23.44%) Finance
11 196 (20.70%) HP
12 186 (19.64%) SQL
13 179 (18.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 156 (16.47%) Oracle Database
15 153 (16.16%) Apache
16 150 (15.84%) Puppet
17 140 (14.78%) Python
18 137 (14.47%) DNS
19 131 (13.83%) ITIL
20 126 (13.31%) Java
21 121 (12.78%) Firewall
22 118 (12.46%) Clustering
23 117 (12.35%) IBM
24 115 (12.14%) AIX
24 115 (12.14%) EMC
25 113 (11.93%) Veritas
26 112 (11.83%) Shell Script
27 110 (11.62%) SQL Server
28 107 (11.30%) Microsoft
29 106 (11.19%) Migration

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 153 (16.16%) Apache
2 94 (9.93%) Tomcat
3 69 (7.29%) WebLogic
4 55 (5.81%) WebSphere
5 41 (4.33%) IIS
6 26 (2.75%) MS Exchange
6 26 (2.75%) nginx
7 23 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (1.90%) SharePoint
9 12 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
9 12 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.16%) Confluence
10 11 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (1.16%) Documentum
11 10 (1.06%) MQSeries
11 10 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
11 10 (1.06%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.95%) Drupal
12 9 (0.95%) Node.js
13 6 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.42%) MS Project
3 3 (0.32%) MS Office
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.53%) RMDS
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.42%) SAP SEM
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
4 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Documaker
5 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Global One
5 1 (0.11%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.27%) SaaS
4 12 (1.27%) IaaS
5 10 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.84%) Rackspace Cloud
7 6 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
8 5 (0.53%) PaaS
8 5 (0.53%) Joyent
9 2 (0.21%) Route 53
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 223 (23.55%) SAN
2 137 (14.47%) DNS
3 121 (12.78%) Firewall
4 96 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 95 (10.03%) NAS
6 71 (7.50%) LDAP
7 49 (5.17%) DHCP
8 43 (4.54%) SSH
9 36 (3.80%) LAN
10 35 (3.70%) HTTP
11 33 (3.48%) WAN
11 33 (3.48%) Multicast
12 25 (2.64%) Network Security
13 24 (2.53%) FTP
14 22 (2.32%) SMTP
14 22 (2.32%) VLAN
15 19 (2.01%) VPN
16 18 (1.90%) SSL
17 17 (1.80%) SNMP
18 14 (1.48%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (16.47%) Oracle Database
2 110 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 90 (9.50%) MySQL
4 84 (8.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 43 (4.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 37 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 32 (3.38%) RDBMS
10 25 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
13 16 (1.69%) DB2
14 15 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (1.48%) Big Data
16 10 (1.06%) NoSQL
17 7 (0.74%) Sybase ASE
17 7 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (0.74%) Redis
18 6 (0.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 47 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 43 (4.54%) Subversion
3 25 (2.64%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.95%) JIRA
6 8 (0.84%) ClearQuest
6 8 (0.84%) JUnit
6 8 (0.84%) Maven
7 6 (0.63%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.53%) Hudson
9 4 (0.42%) JMeter
9 4 (0.42%) Selenium
10 3 (0.32%) WebLOAD
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.32%) Ant
11 2 (0.21%) MSI
11 2 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.21%) Toad
11 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
General
1 222 (23.44%) Finance
2 97 (10.24%) Banking
3 53 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.11%) Back Office
6 17 (1.80%) Retail
7 15 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.37%) Games
9 9 (0.95%) Front Office
10 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.74%) Marketing
12 4 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.32%) Legal
13 3 (0.32%) Advertising
13 3 (0.32%) Publishing
14 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.21%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 203 (21.44%) Administrator
2 144 (15.21%) Systems Administrator
3 98 (10.35%) Linux Engineer
4 94 (9.93%) UNIX Administrator
5 89 (9.40%) Architect
5 89 (9.40%) Linux Administrator
6 71 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 68 (7.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 65 (6.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 61 (6.44%) DBA
10 58 (6.12%) Developer
11 54 (5.70%) Consultant
12 52 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 48 (5.07%) Oracle DBA
14 47 (4.96%) UNIX Engineer
15 44 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
16 42 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
17 39 (4.12%) Analyst
18 32 (3.38%) Linux Support
19 31 (3.27%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (7.07%) Middleware
2 46 (4.86%) Web Services
3 42 (4.44%) J2EE
4 39 (4.12%) XML
5 35 (3.70%) LAMP
6 31 (3.27%) Rendezvous
7 29 (3.06%) JSON
8 27 (2.85%) .NET
9 26 (2.75%) CSS
10 24 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
11 23 (2.43%) HTML
12 18 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
13 16 (1.69%) jQuery
14 13 (1.37%) SOAP
15 12 (1.27%) REST
15 12 (1.27%) HTML5
15 12 (1.27%) Ajax
16 11 (1.16%) Software Packaging
16 11 (1.16%) Spring
17 10 (1.06%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 118 (12.46%) Clustering
2 40 (4.22%) Replication
3 39 (4.12%) Open Source
4 37 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (3.27%) Fixed Income
6 28 (2.96%) CLARiiON
7 14 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.16%) Online Games
8 11 (1.16%) Celerra
9 10 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.95%) HACMP
11 8 (0.84%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.74%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.74%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.63%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.63%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.63%) CMDB
13 6 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 877 (92.61%) Linux
2 461 (48.68%) UNIX
3 334 (35.27%) Windows
4 289 (30.52%) Solaris
5 115 (12.14%) AIX
6 89 (9.40%) CentOS
7 82 (8.66%) HPUX
8 78 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (5.81%) SUSE
10 54 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 42 (4.44%) Ubuntu
12 26 (2.75%) Windows 7
13 24 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
14 18 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (1.80%) Debian
16 11 (1.16%) VMS
17 9 (0.95%) Fedora
18 7 (0.74%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.53%) Windows 2000
20 4 (0.42%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (13.83%) ITIL
2 106 (11.19%) Migration
3 96 (10.14%) Configuration Management
4 80 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 78 (8.24%) Project Management
6 72 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
7 59 (6.23%) Change Management
8 46 (4.86%) Load Balancing
9 40 (4.22%) Capacity Management
10 38 (4.01%) Electronic Trading
11 35 (3.70%) Low Latency
12 32 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (3.38%) E-Commerce
13 31 (3.27%) Service Management
13 31 (3.27%) TOGAF
13 31 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (2.85%) Enterprise Architecture
14 27 (2.85%) PRINCE2
15 25 (2.64%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 247 (26.08%) Perl
2 186 (19.64%) SQL
3 140 (14.78%) Python
4 126 (13.31%) Java
5 112 (11.83%) Shell Script
6 101 (10.67%) Bash Shell
7 56 (5.91%) Ruby
8 55 (5.81%) PHP
9 35 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 35 (3.70%) VB
10 32 (3.38%) Korn
11 27 (2.85%) JavaScript
12 22 (2.32%) PL/SQL
13 20 (2.11%) C
14 17 (1.80%) Bourne shell
15 15 (1.58%) C#
16 14 (1.48%) C++
17 10 (1.06%) AWK
18 7 (0.74%) sed
18 7 (0.74%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 90 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 57 (6.02%) RHCE
3 53 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 35 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 33 (3.48%) Degree
6 20 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
7 19 (2.01%) OCP
8 16 (1.69%) OCA
9 14 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (1.16%) Sun Certification
12 10 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.95%) MCSE
14 7 (0.74%) CCNA
14 7 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.63%) CCNP
15 6 (0.63%) HND
16 4 (0.42%) MCSA
16 4 (0.42%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.64%) SLA
2 12 (1.27%) QA
3 7 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 179 (18.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (9.29%) NFS
3 83 (8.76%) VMware ESX
4 80 (8.45%) Oracle RAC
5 71 (7.50%) Active Directory
6 51 (5.39%) vSphere
7 41 (4.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 41 (4.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 40 (4.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 40 (4.22%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (3.17%) KVM
10 28 (2.96%) XenApp
11 27 (2.85%) RHEV
12 26 (2.75%) Xen
13 22 (2.32%) Samba
13 22 (2.32%) Hyper-V
14 18 (1.90%) vCloud
15 16 (1.69%) Sendmail
15 16 (1.69%) Veritas File System
16 15 (1.58%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 150 (15.84%) Puppet
2 76 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (6.65%) Nagios
4 44 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 35 (3.70%) Data Guard
6 25 (2.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 23 (2.43%) Cobbler
8 21 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
9 17 (1.80%) SCOM
10 16 (1.69%) Tivoli
11 15 (1.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 14 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 14 (1.48%) Ansible
13 13 (1.37%) ZABBIX
13 13 (1.37%) StatsD
13 13 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
13 13 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
14 12 (1.27%) HAProxy
14 12 (1.27%) Ganglia
15 11 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 794 (83.84%) Red Hat
2 366 (38.65%) Oracle
3 273 (28.83%) VMware
4 196 (20.70%) HP
5 117 (12.35%) IBM
6 115 (12.14%) EMC
7 113 (11.93%) Veritas
8 107 (11.30%) Microsoft
9 104 (10.98%) Sun
10 94 (9.93%) Cisco
11 75 (7.92%) NetApp
12 66 (6.97%) JBoss
13 59 (6.23%) Citrix
14 37 (3.91%) Reuters
15 36 (3.80%) TIBCO
16 29 (3.06%) MarketAxess
16 29 (3.06%) eSpeed
17 27 (2.85%) Splunk
17 27 (2.85%) SAP
18 24 (2.53%) Sybase
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Hampshire
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West Midlands
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City of London
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South West
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