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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 196 232 177
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -55
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 566 427 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 0.84% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.89% 3.83% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 235 309
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.22 £35.00 £36.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £37.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -

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
11583 11161 9717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.05% 22.04% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6682 6054 5145
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 892 1035 1027
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 +40 510 £425 - 197
London -5 262 £450 +2.27% 88
South East +34 106 £375 +5.26% 36
City of London +5 42 £425 -2.85% 29
Yorkshire -1 32 £360 +20.00% 20
North West +12 30 £390 - 6
Hampshire +12 29 £375 +30.43% 6
West Yorkshire +5 29 £368 +8.88% 17
Scotland -6 29 £400 +10.34% 3
Berkshire +15 26 £400 - 9
South West -9 26 £375 +2.73% 19
Leeds +9 24 £360 +6.66% 16
East of England +12 20 £375 -16.66% 14
Manchester +3 19 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire 0 19 £375 +15.38% 6
Edinburgh -2 18 £381 +8.92%
Surrey +3 16 £520 +107.17% 12
Wales +2 15 £278 -17.77% 1
West Midlands -7 14 £438 +19.04% 3
Oxford -3 13 £375 +15.38% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 12 £325 -27.77% 8
North East +6 10 £275 +5.76% 7
Tyne and Wear +13 9 £275 +7.84% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 9 £275 +7.84% 7
Reading +11 9 £415 +8.92% 5
Devon +3 8 £263 - 1
Exeter 0 8 £263 -
Glasgow -9 8 £400 +21.21% 2
Shropshire - 8 £438 -
East Midlands +5 7 £575 +48.38% 4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1200 (93.31%) Linux
2 977 (75.97%) Red Hat
3 466 (36.24%) UNIX
3 466 (36.24%) Windows
4 398 (30.95%) Oracle
5 349 (27.14%) VMware
6 339 (26.36%) Java
7 291 (22.63%) Puppet
8 270 (21.00%) Solaris
9 247 (19.21%) Finance
10 244 (18.97%) Security Cleared
11 242 (18.82%) Perl
12 229 (17.81%) DevOps
13 205 (15.94%) SQL
14 201 (15.63%) CentOS
15 200 (15.55%) DNS
16 195 (15.16%) Apache
17 194 (15.09%) Bash Shell
18 193 (15.01%) HP
19 189 (14.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 182 (14.15%) Microsoft
21 176 (13.69%) Shell Script
21 176 (13.69%) ITIL
22 172 (13.37%) Configuration Management
23 169 (13.14%) Oracle Database
24 168 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
25 161 (12.52%) SAN
26 157 (12.21%) Tomcat
26 157 (12.21%) Python
27 156 (12.13%) SC Cleared

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 195 (15.16%) Apache
2 157 (12.21%) Tomcat
3 147 (11.43%) WebLogic
4 123 (9.56%) JBoss
5 97 (7.54%) WebSphere
6 67 (5.21%) IIS
7 51 (3.97%) Confluence
8 36 (2.80%) MS Exchange
9 32 (2.49%) SharePoint
10 30 (2.33%) OpenStack
11 22 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (1.40%) AquaLogic
13 16 (1.24%) nginx
13 16 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
14 15 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 9 (0.70%) Lync
17 8 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 77 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.93%) MS Office
3 4 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.31%) MS Project
4 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.23%) Exstream
6 3 (0.23%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.16%) Agresso
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.078%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.078%) Tridion
8 1 (0.078%) Summit
8 1 (0.078%) assyst
8 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.078%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 78 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.34%) PaaS
3 18 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.17%) IaaS
6 14 (1.09%) SaaS
7 13 (1.01%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.54%) GitHub
11 6 (0.47%) Office 365
12 3 (0.23%) Route 53
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.16%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.078%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 200 (15.55%) DNS
2 161 (12.52%) SAN
3 143 (11.12%) Firewall
4 140 (10.89%) TCP/IP
5 80 (6.22%) LDAP
6 75 (5.83%) HTTP
6 75 (5.83%) DHCP
7 65 (5.05%) Internet
8 50 (3.89%) NAS
9 49 (3.81%) SSL
10 32 (2.49%) Network Security
11 31 (2.41%) FTP
12 28 (2.18%) VPN
12 28 (2.18%) WAN
13 27 (2.10%) LAN
13 27 (2.10%) SSH
14 24 (1.87%) VoIP
15 22 (1.71%) DMZ
16 19 (1.48%) HTTPS
16 19 (1.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (13.14%) Oracle Database
2 95 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 92 (7.15%) MySQL
4 52 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 46 (3.58%) Relational Database
6 42 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (2.95%) RDBMS
8 37 (2.88%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 25 (1.94%) Hadoop
10 24 (1.87%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (1.79%) Big Data
12 18 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
13 17 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.01%) Ingres
16 12 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 143 (11.12%) Jenkins
2 142 (11.04%) Maven
3 130 (10.11%) Git (software)
4 92 (7.15%) Subversion
5 69 (5.37%) JIRA
6 58 (4.51%) Ant
7 29 (2.26%) Gradle
8 26 (2.02%) JUnit
9 25 (1.94%) Hudson
9 25 (1.94%) Mercurial
10 20 (1.56%) TeamCity
10 20 (1.56%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.17%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.01%) ClearQuest
13 10 (0.78%) MSBuild
14 9 (0.70%) CruiseControl
14 9 (0.70%) NUnit
14 9 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (0.70%) GoogleTest
15 8 (0.62%) CppUnit
General
1 247 (19.21%) Finance
2 136 (10.58%) Banking
3 57 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.18%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.02%) Retail
6 24 (1.87%) Marketing
7 22 (1.71%) Games
8 20 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.09%) Publishing
11 10 (0.78%) Electronics
12 3 (0.23%) Front Office
13 2 (0.16%) French Language
13 2 (0.16%) German Language
13 2 (0.16%) Billing
13 2 (0.16%) Military
13 2 (0.16%) Law
13 2 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.078%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.078%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 228 (17.73%) Administrator
2 147 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 143 (11.12%) Developer
4 141 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
5 113 (8.79%) Linux Administrator
6 99 (7.70%) Architect
7 92 (7.15%) Linux Engineer
8 74 (5.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 68 (5.29%) Analyst
10 55 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 55 (4.28%) UNIX Administrator
11 52 (4.04%) Consultant
12 51 (3.97%) Java Developer
13 45 (3.50%) DBA
13 45 (3.50%) Support Engineer
14 36 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
14 36 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
15 35 (2.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 35 (2.72%) UNIX Engineer
16 34 (2.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (9.88%) Middleware
1 127 (9.88%) Web Services
2 84 (6.53%) XML
3 60 (4.67%) .NET
4 48 (3.73%) JMS
4 48 (3.73%) Java EE
5 47 (3.65%) SOAP
6 45 (3.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 43 (3.34%) J2EE
8 36 (2.80%) HTML
9 27 (2.10%) JSON
10 23 (1.79%) LAMP
11 20 (1.56%) Grails
11 20 (1.56%) Spring
11 20 (1.56%) CSS
12 18 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (1.40%) Rendezvous
12 18 (1.40%) XSLT
12 18 (1.40%) EJB
13 17 (1.32%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (7.62%) Open Source
3 83 (6.45%) Clustering
4 53 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (3.19%) Replication
6 36 (2.80%) PKI
7 26 (2.02%) Oracle Exalogic
8 22 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.63%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.56%) DataPower
11 19 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.48%) Online Games
12 15 (1.17%) Derivative
12 15 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
13 14 (1.09%) CESG
14 13 (1.01%) Smart Meter
15 12 (0.93%) Computer Science
16 11 (0.86%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.86%) HACMP
17 10 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1200 (93.31%) Linux
2 466 (36.24%) UNIX
2 466 (36.24%) Windows
3 270 (21.00%) Solaris
4 201 (15.63%) CentOS
5 132 (10.26%) AIX
6 127 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 97 (7.54%) Ubuntu
8 87 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 73 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 65 (5.05%) SUSE
11 40 (3.11%) HPUX
12 36 (2.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 31 (2.41%) Windows 7
14 27 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
15 23 (1.79%) Windows XP
15 23 (1.79%) Fedora
16 20 (1.56%) Android
17 19 (1.48%) VMS
18 14 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (17.81%) DevOps
2 176 (13.69%) ITIL
3 172 (13.37%) Configuration Management
4 168 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
6 120 (9.33%) Change Management
7 119 (9.25%) Migration
8 94 (7.31%) Scrum
9 70 (5.44%) OO
10 57 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
11 52 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 49 (3.81%) E-Commerce
13 48 (3.73%) Project Management
13 48 (3.73%) Load Balancing
14 44 (3.42%) Build Automation
15 41 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
16 38 (2.95%) Service Delivery
17 37 (2.88%) Software Engineering
18 35 (2.72%) Automated Testing
18 35 (2.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 339 (26.36%) Java
2 242 (18.82%) Perl
3 205 (15.94%) SQL
4 194 (15.09%) Bash Shell
5 176 (13.69%) Shell Script
6 157 (12.21%) Python
7 140 (10.89%) Ruby
8 82 (6.38%) PHP
9 45 (3.50%) PowerShell
10 44 (3.42%) Korn
10 44 (3.42%) PL/SQL
11 42 (3.27%) C
12 40 (3.11%) C++
13 31 (2.41%) JavaScript
14 15 (1.17%) VB
14 15 (1.17%) AWK
15 14 (1.09%) C#
16 12 (0.93%) sed
17 11 (0.86%) XPath
18 10 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 244 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 156 (12.13%) SC Cleared
3 81 (6.30%) DV Cleared
4 45 (3.50%) RHCE
5 43 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (2.80%) MCSE
8 33 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (2.49%) CCNA
10 24 (1.87%) VCP4
11 23 (1.79%) Degree
12 15 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (1.09%) RHCSA
13 14 (1.09%) MCITP
14 13 (1.01%) RHCA
15 9 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (0.54%) MCP
16 7 (0.54%) RHCT
17 6 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
17 6 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.72%) SLA
2 17 (1.32%) QA
3 7 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) HL7
4 2 (0.16%) DICOM
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 189 (14.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (10.03%) Active Directory
3 84 (6.53%) vSphere
4 52 (4.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 49 (3.81%) NFS
6 34 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (2.57%) Firmware
8 30 (2.33%) VMware ESX
9 28 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
10 23 (1.79%) Hyper-V
11 21 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
12 17 (1.32%) vCloud
13 15 (1.17%) XenApp
14 14 (1.09%) Squid
15 13 (1.01%) KVM
16 12 (0.93%) Veritas File System
17 11 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 10 (0.78%) RHEV
18 10 (0.78%) Varnish
19 8 (0.62%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 291 (22.63%) Puppet
2 105 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (4.59%) Ansible
4 57 (4.43%) Nagios
5 53 (4.12%) NetBackup
6 34 (2.64%) Tivoli
7 29 (2.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 29 (2.26%) FortiGate
8 22 (1.71%) SCCM
8 22 (1.71%) OpenView
9 21 (1.63%) yum
10 20 (1.56%) Vagrant
11 17 (1.32%) BladeLogic
12 15 (1.17%) Cobbler
13 14 (1.09%) Data Guard
14 13 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 13 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
14 13 (1.01%) ZABBIX
14 13 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
15 12 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 977 (75.97%) Red Hat
2 398 (30.95%) Oracle
3 349 (27.14%) VMware
4 193 (15.01%) HP
5 182 (14.15%) Microsoft
6 121 (9.41%) IBM
7 103 (8.01%) Cisco
8 96 (7.47%) EMC
9 80 (6.22%) NetApp
10 76 (5.91%) Veritas
11 62 (4.82%) Sun
12 52 (4.04%) Citrix
13 37 (2.88%) Symantec
14 36 (2.80%) F5
15 34 (2.64%) TIBCO
16 26 (2.02%) Sybase
17 25 (1.94%) Dell
18 24 (1.87%) Splunk
18 24 (1.87%) Atlassian
19 21 (1.63%) CheckPoint
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £540 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £540 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £381.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago