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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 167 226 176
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -50
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 675 416 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 0.86% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.87% 3.87% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 249 305
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £322 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.80 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.86% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.69 £21.56 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.76 £45.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.80 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+63.86% +10.69%

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
11503 10761 9850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.54% 22.34% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6743 5881 5185
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 971 1091
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +63 608 £425 - 137
London +6 292 £450 - 67
South East +68 146 £400 - 23
Hampshire +19 45 £371 -15.14% 5
Yorkshire +27 44 £375 +25.00% 15
West Yorkshire +34 42 £375 - 10
Scotland +9 39 £400 +14.28% 8
Berkshire +11 38 £375 -1.63% 9
City of London 0 38 £444 -1.38% 19
Leeds +23 37 £360 - 9
Edinburgh +17 31 £425 +21.50% 1
East of England +24 29 £325 -21.68% 4
South West -3 28 £363 +10.68% 10
West Midlands +23 27 £431 - 4
North West +9 26 £350 - 11
Oxfordshire - 21 £488 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 18 £189 - 1
Manchester +13 17 £350 - 6
Surrey -4 17 £500 +56.98% 5
Reading +12 15 £415 -5.14% 5
Oxford - 14 £494 -
Northern Ireland +3 11 - -
County Antrim - 11 - -
Belfast - 11 - -
Wales -11 10 £155 -52.30%
Cambridge - 9 £170 - 1
Bristol - 9 £400 - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £250 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £250 -
North East - 8 £250 -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1234 (93.98%) Linux
2 997 (75.93%) Red Hat
3 513 (39.07%) UNIX
4 465 (35.42%) Windows
5 377 (28.71%) Oracle
6 358 (27.27%) VMware
7 339 (25.82%) Java
8 284 (21.63%) Solaris
9 278 (21.17%) Puppet
10 255 (19.42%) Perl
11 248 (18.89%) Finance
12 229 (17.44%) Security Cleared
13 217 (16.53%) DNS
14 213 (16.22%) DevOps
15 209 (15.92%) HP
16 205 (15.61%) Microsoft
17 204 (15.54%) CentOS
18 202 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 196 (14.93%) Apache
20 190 (14.47%) Bash Shell
21 189 (14.39%) SQL
21 189 (14.39%) Shell Script
22 184 (14.01%) ITIL
23 180 (13.71%) SAN
24 175 (13.33%) Configuration Management
25 165 (12.57%) Tomcat
26 164 (12.49%) Banking
27 163 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
28 158 (12.03%) Oracle Database
29 150 (11.42%) Python

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 196 (14.93%) Apache
2 165 (12.57%) Tomcat
3 147 (11.20%) WebLogic
4 117 (8.91%) WebSphere
5 116 (8.83%) JBoss
6 63 (4.80%) IIS
7 40 (3.05%) MS Exchange
8 37 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 37 (2.82%) Confluence
9 33 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 32 (2.44%) OpenStack
11 22 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
12 19 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (1.45%) nginx
13 16 (1.22%) AquaLogic
14 12 (0.91%) CMS
15 10 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (0.76%) Drupal
16 9 (0.69%) Lync
16 9 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 84 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.99%) MS Office
3 12 (0.91%) MS Project
4 9 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.23%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.23%) Exstream
6 2 (0.15%) Agresso
7 1 (0.076%) Magento
7 1 (0.076%) assyst
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.076%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.076%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.076%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 66 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.89%) PaaS
3 17 (1.29%) SaaS
4 16 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.07%) IaaS
6 12 (0.91%) OpenShift
6 12 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.46%) GitHub
9 4 (0.30%) Office 365
10 2 (0.15%) ElastiCache
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.15%) Route 53
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.076%) Joyent
11 1 (0.076%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 217 (16.53%) DNS
2 180 (13.71%) SAN
3 148 (11.27%) TCP/IP
4 136 (10.36%) Firewall
5 83 (6.32%) DHCP
6 82 (6.25%) LDAP
7 73 (5.56%) HTTP
8 64 (4.87%) Internet
9 57 (4.34%) SSL
10 54 (4.11%) NAS
11 33 (2.51%) FTP
12 31 (2.36%) SSH
13 29 (2.21%) WAN
14 27 (2.06%) LAN
14 27 (2.06%) VPN
15 24 (1.83%) VoIP
16 22 (1.68%) DMZ
17 21 (1.60%) Network Security
18 19 (1.45%) VLAN
18 19 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (12.03%) Oracle Database
2 102 (7.77%) MySQL
3 92 (7.01%) SQL Server
4 53 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 50 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 40 (3.05%) RDBMS
7 34 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (2.36%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 23 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (1.60%) Big Data
12 20 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (1.45%) NoSQL
13 19 (1.45%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
14 18 (1.37%) DB2
14 18 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (1.22%) Hazelcast
16 15 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (1.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 130 (9.90%) Maven
2 128 (9.75%) Jenkins
3 127 (9.67%) Git (software)
4 81 (6.17%) Subversion
5 47 (3.58%) JIRA
6 38 (2.89%) Ant
7 20 (1.52%) JUnit
8 19 (1.45%) Hudson
9 16 (1.22%) Eclipse
9 16 (1.22%) Gradle
10 13 (0.99%) Mercurial
11 10 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (0.76%) ClearQuest
11 10 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.69%) GoogleTest
12 9 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
12 9 (0.69%) CruiseControl
12 9 (0.69%) NUnit
13 8 (0.61%) ClearCase
General
1 248 (18.89%) Finance
2 164 (12.49%) Banking
3 60 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 47 (3.58%) Investment Banking
5 25 (1.90%) Retail
6 24 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.45%) Games
7 19 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.37%) Marketing
9 13 (0.99%) Publishing
10 9 (0.69%) Electronics
11 7 (0.53%) Front Office
12 3 (0.23%) French Language
13 2 (0.15%) Advertising
13 2 (0.15%) Law
13 2 (0.15%) Military
13 2 (0.15%) Billing
13 2 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.076%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.076%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 222 (16.91%) Administrator
2 152 (11.58%) Developer
3 134 (10.21%) Systems Administrator
4 133 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 105 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
6 100 (7.62%) Linux Administrator
7 99 (7.54%) Architect
8 82 (6.25%) Analyst
9 65 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 63 (4.80%) UNIX Administrator
11 57 (4.34%) Consultant
12 53 (4.04%) Support Engineer
13 52 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 50 (3.81%) Java Developer
15 47 (3.58%) DBA
16 44 (3.35%) UNIX Engineer
17 42 (3.20%) Support Analyst
18 41 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
19 39 (2.97%) UNIX Systems Administrator
20 35 (2.67%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (9.60%) Middleware
2 121 (9.22%) Web Services
3 91 (6.93%) XML
4 55 (4.19%) JMS
4 55 (4.19%) .NET
5 52 (3.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 49 (3.73%) SOAP
7 46 (3.50%) Java EE
8 41 (3.12%) HTML
9 39 (2.97%) J2EE
10 29 (2.21%) LAMP
11 26 (1.98%) CSS
11 26 (1.98%) XSLT
11 26 (1.98%) Grails
12 25 (1.90%) MCollective
12 25 (1.90%) JSON
13 23 (1.75%) Spring
14 22 (1.68%) Servlets
15 20 (1.52%) J2SE
16 18 (1.37%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.84%) Open Source
2 102 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (6.25%) Clustering
4 50 (3.81%) Replication
5 31 (2.36%) PKI
6 30 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.21%) Oracle Exalogic
8 27 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.68%) DataPower
10 21 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
11 18 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.37%) Online Games
12 16 (1.22%) Fixed Income
12 16 (1.22%) Computer Science
13 14 (1.07%) CESG
13 14 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.07%) Derivative
14 13 (0.99%) Smart Meter
14 13 (0.99%) HACMP
15 12 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1234 (93.98%) Linux
2 513 (39.07%) UNIX
3 465 (35.42%) Windows
4 284 (21.63%) Solaris
5 204 (15.54%) CentOS
6 148 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 141 (10.74%) AIX
8 104 (7.92%) Ubuntu
9 103 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 71 (5.41%) SUSE
11 67 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (3.66%) HPUX
13 37 (2.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 33 (2.51%) Windows 7
15 26 (1.98%) Android
16 24 (1.83%) Windows XP
17 23 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
17 23 (1.75%) VMS
18 18 (1.37%) Debian
19 14 (1.07%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (16.22%) DevOps
2 184 (14.01%) ITIL
3 175 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 163 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
6 116 (8.83%) Change Management
7 112 (8.53%) Migration
8 91 (6.93%) Scrum
9 78 (5.94%) OO
10 57 (4.34%) Project Management
10 57 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
11 55 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 51 (3.88%) E-Commerce
13 45 (3.43%) Load Balancing
14 44 (3.35%) Build Automation
15 39 (2.97%) Software Engineering
16 38 (2.89%) SOA
16 38 (2.89%) Performance Monitoring
17 37 (2.82%) Service Delivery
18 36 (2.74%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 339 (25.82%) Java
2 255 (19.42%) Perl
3 190 (14.47%) Bash Shell
4 189 (14.39%) SQL
4 189 (14.39%) Shell Script
5 150 (11.42%) Python
6 149 (11.35%) Ruby
7 101 (7.69%) PHP
8 52 (3.96%) Korn
9 47 (3.58%) PowerShell
10 45 (3.43%) C
11 37 (2.82%) C++
12 33 (2.51%) JavaScript
13 32 (2.44%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.29%) XPath
14 17 (1.29%) VB
15 16 (1.22%) Jython
16 13 (0.99%) C#
17 12 (0.91%) C-shell
17 12 (0.91%) sed
Qualifications
1 229 (17.44%) Security Cleared
2 149 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 75 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 45 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (3.35%) RHCE
5 44 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (2.67%) CCNA
7 34 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 33 (2.51%) MCSE
9 23 (1.75%) Degree
10 14 (1.07%) MCITP
11 13 (0.99%) RHCA
12 12 (0.91%) RHCSA
12 12 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.53%) CCNP
14 7 (0.53%) RHCT
15 6 (0.46%) CCIE
16 5 (0.38%) JNCIA
16 5 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.97%) SLA
2 17 (1.29%) QA
3 8 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.15%) HL7
4 2 (0.15%) DICOM
System Software
1 202 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (10.13%) Active Directory
3 78 (5.94%) vSphere
4 60 (4.57%) NFS
5 59 (4.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 34 (2.59%) Firmware
7 33 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
8 27 (2.06%) VMware ESX
9 24 (1.83%) Hyper-V
10 22 (1.68%) XenApp
11 21 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
12 18 (1.37%) vCloud
13 17 (1.29%) Veritas File System
14 15 (1.14%) Squid
15 14 (1.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 13 (0.99%) KVM
16 13 (0.99%) RHEV
17 11 (0.84%) XenDesktop
18 9 (0.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 278 (21.17%) Puppet
2 105 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (5.18%) Nagios
4 60 (4.57%) NetBackup
5 53 (4.04%) Ansible
6 39 (2.97%) Tivoli
7 27 (2.06%) FortiGate
7 27 (2.06%) OpenView
8 23 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
8 23 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 20 (1.52%) SCCM
10 17 (1.29%) Cobbler
10 17 (1.29%) yum
10 17 (1.29%) ZABBIX
11 14 (1.07%) Vagrant
12 12 (0.91%) SCOM
13 11 (0.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 11 (0.84%) Data Guard
13 11 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 10 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 997 (75.93%) Red Hat
2 377 (28.71%) Oracle
3 358 (27.27%) VMware
4 209 (15.92%) HP
5 205 (15.61%) Microsoft
6 135 (10.28%) IBM
7 109 (8.30%) EMC
8 104 (7.92%) Cisco
9 79 (6.02%) Veritas
10 69 (5.26%) NetApp
11 67 (5.10%) Sun
12 60 (4.57%) Citrix
13 39 (2.97%) Symantec
14 36 (2.74%) F5
15 35 (2.67%) Sybase
16 34 (2.59%) TIBCO
17 24 (1.83%) Dell
17 24 (1.83%) 3PAR
18 20 (1.52%) SAP
18 20 (1.52%) Atlassian
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