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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 183 215 184
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -31
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 684 525 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.26% 1.00% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.71% 4.44% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 310 313
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £32.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £37.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.65% -1.40%

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
11976 11833 10146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.48% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6932 6723 5446
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1049 986
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +40 620 £425 +6.25% 145
London +18 256 £450 - 75
South East +5 105 £450 +28.57% 32
City of London +19 80 £425 - 24
Yorkshire +39 74 £375 +7.14% 11
East of England +24 51 £350 -12.50% 2
North West -3 39 £400 +18.51% 8
South Yorkshire +17 36 £305 +8.93% 1
West Yorkshire +13 33 £380 -7.87% 9
Cambridgeshire +20 30 £350 -12.50% 1
East Midlands +4 28 £475 +8.57% 1
South West +7 27 £425 +21.42% 13
Scotland -20 26 £278 -17.77% 3
Oxfordshire - 25 £450 - 2
Leeds +4 23 £385 +10.00% 8
Hampshire -3 22 £425 +6.25% 11
Wales +14 21 £413 +13.79% 3
Cambridge +11 21 £350 -12.50% 1
North East -13 21 £300 +7.14% 1
Tyne and Wear -12 20 £300 +7.14%
Sheffield +8 19 £350 +28.79%
West Midlands -3 19 £495 +85.91% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 19 £300 +7.14%
Bristol +11 16 £463 +8.82% 5
Surrey +8 16 £438 -2.77% 11
Lancashire +21 15 £375 - 1
Berkshire -12 15 £368 -3.28% 5
Manchester -8 13 £395 +17.03% 3
South Wales +4 12 £406 +14.03% 2
Aberdeen +14 11 £230 - 1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1198 (93.01%) Linux
2 1007 (78.18%) Red Hat
3 439 (34.08%) Windows
4 434 (33.70%) Oracle
5 433 (33.62%) UNIX
6 312 (24.22%) Puppet
7 310 (24.07%) Java
8 295 (22.90%) VMware
9 264 (20.50%) DevOps
10 259 (20.11%) Solaris
11 229 (17.78%) SQL
12 226 (17.55%) Python
13 225 (17.47%) Finance
14 223 (17.31%) Perl
15 216 (16.77%) Apache
16 215 (16.69%) Bash Shell
17 213 (16.54%) Security Cleared
18 201 (15.61%) Oracle Database
19 194 (15.06%) Jenkins
20 190 (14.75%) ITIL
21 182 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
22 177 (13.74%) Configuration Management
23 173 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
24 167 (12.97%) Shell Script
25 166 (12.89%) SAN
26 164 (12.73%) HP
27 157 (12.19%) Tomcat
28 155 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
29 154 (11.96%) Microsoft
30 153 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 216 (16.77%) Apache
2 157 (12.19%) Tomcat
3 143 (11.10%) JBoss
4 121 (9.39%) WebLogic
5 94 (7.30%) WebSphere
6 89 (6.91%) IIS
7 56 (4.35%) Confluence
8 35 (2.72%) SharePoint
8 35 (2.72%) OpenStack
9 31 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (1.71%) MS Exchange
11 21 (1.63%) nginx
12 14 (1.09%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.85%) AquaLogic
13 11 (0.85%) Node.js
14 10 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 69 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.32%) MS Office
3 6 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.078%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.54%) Maximo
3 7 (0.54%) Tridion
3 7 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.23%) Exstream
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.16%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.078%) RMDS
8 1 (0.078%) Endur
8 1 (0.078%) Agresso
8 1 (0.078%) Magento
8 1 (0.078%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 114 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 29 (2.25%) PaaS
4 18 (1.40%) IaaS
5 17 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.85%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.78%) GitHub
9 8 (0.62%) Office 365
9 8 (0.62%) SaaS
10 7 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.54%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.47%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.23%) Route 53
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 166 (12.89%) SAN
2 151 (11.72%) Firewall
3 147 (11.41%) DNS
4 142 (11.02%) TCP/IP
5 91 (7.07%) LDAP
6 66 (5.12%) Internet
7 64 (4.97%) HTTP
8 56 (4.35%) SSL
9 53 (4.11%) DHCP
10 38 (2.95%) Network Security
11 37 (2.87%) NAS
12 32 (2.48%) WAN
13 30 (2.33%) LAN
14 25 (1.94%) VPN
15 21 (1.63%) AMQP
16 19 (1.48%) SSH
16 19 (1.48%) IPsec
16 19 (1.48%) FTP
17 17 (1.32%) VLAN
18 15 (1.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (15.61%) Oracle Database
2 123 (9.55%) MySQL
3 116 (9.01%) SQL Server
4 66 (5.12%) MongoDB
5 60 (4.66%) Relational Database
6 49 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 48 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
8 47 (3.65%) RDBMS
9 38 (2.95%) Hadoop
10 33 (2.56%) NoSQL
11 32 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.79%) Big Data
13 22 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (1.24%) WhereScape RED
15 16 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
16 15 (1.16%) CouchDB
17 14 (1.09%) Redis
18 11 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
19 10 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 194 (15.06%) Jenkins
2 131 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 121 (9.39%) Maven
4 99 (7.69%) Subversion
5 96 (7.45%) JIRA
6 73 (5.67%) Ant
7 43 (3.34%) Gradle
8 40 (3.11%) Mercurial
9 35 (2.72%) TeamCity
10 28 (2.17%) JUnit
11 27 (2.10%) Hudson
12 25 (1.94%) Eclipse
13 20 (1.55%) MSBuild
14 17 (1.32%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.70%) ClearQuest
17 8 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
17 8 (0.62%) NetBeans
18 7 (0.54%) Selenium
19 6 (0.47%) Artifactory
General
1 225 (17.47%) Finance
2 105 (8.15%) Banking
3 43 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.33%) Retail
5 26 (2.02%) Marketing
6 24 (1.86%) Games
7 18 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.09%) Electronics
10 9 (0.70%) Publishing
10 9 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.31%) Legal
12 3 (0.23%) Front Office
13 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.16%) Law
13 2 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.078%) Back Office
14 1 (0.078%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.078%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 222 (17.24%) Administrator
2 156 (12.11%) Systems Administrator
2 156 (12.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 123 (9.55%) Linux Engineer
4 122 (9.47%) Linux Administrator
5 105 (8.15%) Developer
6 92 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 87 (6.75%) Architect
8 64 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 57 (4.43%) Analyst
10 53 (4.11%) DBA
11 52 (4.04%) UNIX Administrator
12 46 (3.57%) Consultant
12 46 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
12 46 (3.57%) Java Developer
13 45 (3.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 42 (3.26%) UNIX Engineer
15 40 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
16 36 (2.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 34 (2.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (9.70%) Middleware
2 123 (9.55%) Web Services
3 52 (4.04%) .NET
4 49 (3.80%) XML
5 48 (3.73%) Java EE
6 47 (3.65%) J2EE
7 43 (3.34%) JMS
8 39 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
9 37 (2.87%) HTML
10 35 (2.72%) JSON
11 30 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
12 28 (2.17%) Rendezvous
13 27 (2.10%) SOAP
14 24 (1.86%) Django
15 23 (1.79%) EJB
16 20 (1.55%) HTML5
17 16 (1.24%) CSS
17 16 (1.24%) LAMP
18 15 (1.16%) Kafka
19 14 (1.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.15%) Open Source
2 101 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (5.67%) Clustering
4 43 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (2.56%) Fixed Income
6 29 (2.25%) PKI
7 28 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.79%) Replication
9 22 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
10 20 (1.55%) Computer Science
11 19 (1.48%) Private Cloud
12 18 (1.40%) HACMP
13 17 (1.32%) Online Games
13 17 (1.32%) DataPower
14 15 (1.16%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.16%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.09%) Public Cloud
16 13 (1.01%) Derivative
17 11 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 10 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1198 (93.01%) Linux
2 439 (34.08%) Windows
3 433 (33.62%) UNIX
4 259 (20.11%) Solaris
5 145 (11.26%) CentOS
6 143 (11.10%) AIX
7 91 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 68 (5.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 66 (5.12%) Ubuntu
11 56 (4.35%) SUSE
12 37 (2.87%) Debian
13 36 (2.80%) HPUX
14 24 (1.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 24 (1.86%) Fedora
15 22 (1.71%) Windows 7
16 21 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
17 18 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
18 16 (1.24%) Windows 2000
19 15 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (20.50%) DevOps
2 190 (14.75%) ITIL
3 182 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (13.74%) Configuration Management
5 173 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (9.39%) Migration
7 95 (7.38%) Scrum
8 72 (5.59%) Change Management
9 70 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
10 68 (5.28%) E-Commerce
11 61 (4.74%) Project Management
11 61 (4.74%) Load Balancing
12 51 (3.96%) OO
12 51 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 45 (3.49%) Service Management
14 44 (3.42%) SOA
14 44 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
15 43 (3.34%) Software Engineering
16 41 (3.18%) Problem Management
17 40 (3.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 310 (24.07%) Java
2 229 (17.78%) SQL
3 226 (17.55%) Python
4 223 (17.31%) Perl
5 215 (16.69%) Bash Shell
6 167 (12.97%) Shell Script
7 135 (10.48%) Ruby
8 70 (5.43%) PHP
9 57 (4.43%) PowerShell
10 53 (4.11%) PL/SQL
11 47 (3.65%) C++
12 44 (3.42%) JavaScript
13 42 (3.26%) C
14 38 (2.95%) Korn
15 28 (2.17%) VB
16 13 (1.01%) C#
17 11 (0.85%) AWK
18 9 (0.70%) Groovy
18 9 (0.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 7 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 213 (16.54%) Security Cleared
2 131 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 70 (5.43%) DV Cleared
4 39 (3.03%) Degree
5 35 (2.72%) RHCE
6 28 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (2.10%) MCSE
8 23 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (1.40%) CCNA
11 14 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.01%) RHCA
13 9 (0.70%) RHCSA
14 7 (0.54%) MCP
14 7 (0.54%) MCSA
15 6 (0.47%) Sun Certification
16 5 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (0.39%) CCNP
17 4 (0.31%) CCIE
17 4 (0.31%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.86%) QA
2 23 (1.79%) SLA
3 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
System Software
1 153 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 79 (6.13%) vSphere
4 59 (4.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 45 (3.49%) NFS
6 40 (3.11%) Docker
7 31 (2.41%) VMware ESX
7 31 (2.41%) Hyper-V
8 25 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
9 22 (1.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 21 (1.63%) Firmware
11 15 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (1.16%) KVM
12 14 (1.09%) Postfix
12 14 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 14 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 12 (0.93%) vCloud
14 11 (0.85%) Varnish
15 10 (0.78%) Samba
15 10 (0.78%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 312 (24.22%) Puppet
2 155 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.19%) Nagios
4 50 (3.88%) NetBackup
5 49 (3.80%) Ansible
6 42 (3.26%) Tivoli
7 40 (3.11%) Red Hat Satellite
8 32 (2.48%) Salt
9 31 (2.41%) BladeLogic
10 29 (2.25%) Graphite
11 28 (2.17%) yum
12 25 (1.94%) ITRS Geneos
13 23 (1.79%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.40%) Zenoss
14 18 (1.40%) SCCM
14 18 (1.40%) OpenView
14 18 (1.40%) Control-M
14 18 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
15 17 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 16 (1.24%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1007 (78.18%) Red Hat
2 434 (33.70%) Oracle
3 295 (22.90%) VMware
4 164 (12.73%) HP
5 154 (11.96%) Microsoft
6 129 (10.02%) IBM
7 92 (7.14%) Cisco
8 89 (6.91%) NetApp
8 89 (6.91%) Veritas
9 82 (6.37%) EMC
10 81 (6.29%) Sun
11 51 (3.96%) Splunk
12 39 (3.03%) TIBCO
13 37 (2.87%) Citrix
14 28 (2.17%) Atlassian
14 28 (2.17%) Dell
15 25 (1.94%) Symantec
15 25 (1.94%) Informatica
16 22 (1.71%) F5
17 19 (1.48%) SAP
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