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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 164 201 199
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 884 685 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 1.19% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.67% 5.55% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 446 405
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £25.00 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.43 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-48.05% -23.00%

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
11528 12332 12518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.32% 21.44% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7323 7275 7125
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 964 1063
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 802 £440 +3.52% 105
London +29 322 £475 +5.55% 42
South East +46 186 £438 +16.66% 29
North East +35 84 £300 -23.80% 4
Hampshire +33 83 £438 +13.26% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne +27 76 £295 -18.62% 4
Tyne and Wear +22 76 £295 -25.07% 4
City of London +31 67 £450 +5.88% 10
Yorkshire -26 55 £438 +7.69% 7
Berkshire +33 53 £450 +16.12% 12
North West +40 47 £425 - 7
Scotland +19 47 £425 +19.29% 1
Surrey +14 39 £440 +18.51% 3
West Yorkshire -19 39 £420 +1.81% 5
East of England +25 36 £375 -6.25% 3
Leeds -20 34 £438 +6.06% 4
East Midlands +12 29 £375 +15.38% 1
Portsmouth - 29 £435 - 2
West Midlands -12 27 £408 +35.83% 4
Glasgow +23 20 £425 +16.43%
Cheshire +26 19 £431 -9.21%
Reading +22 18 £425 -5.55% 4
Manchester +8 17 £425 +3.65% 7
Winchester +1 16 £450 +16.12% 1
Warrington +32 15 £438 +45.83%
Hertfordshire +12 14 £375 -2.59% 1
Edinburgh -6 14 £425 +17.24% 1
Bracknell +7 12 £525 - 5
Sheffield -5 12 £525 +55.55%
South Yorkshire -13 12 £525 +75.00%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 1892 (100.00%) Linux
2 1346 (71.14%) Red Hat
3 598 (31.61%) Unix
4 547 (28.91%) Windows
5 545 (28.81%) Puppet
6 534 (28.22%) Oracle
7 512 (27.06%) VMware
8 504 (26.64%) DevOps
9 403 (21.30%) Solaris
10 388 (20.51%) Java
11 373 (19.71%) AIX
12 359 (18.97%) Security Cleared
13 342 (18.08%) Perl
14 327 (17.28%) Finance
15 322 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
16 319 (16.86%) Python
17 318 (16.81%) ITIL
18 315 (16.65%) SQL
19 311 (16.44%) Configuration Management
20 308 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
21 298 (15.75%) CentOS
22 285 (15.06%) Ansible
23 269 (14.22%) Bash Shell
23 269 (14.22%) Apache
24 262 (13.85%) IBM
25 253 (13.37%) SC Cleared
26 242 (12.79%) Jenkins
27 240 (12.68%) SAN
28 234 (12.37%) EMC
29 228 (12.05%) Windows Server

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 269 (14.22%) Apache
2 201 (10.62%) Tomcat
3 140 (7.40%) JBoss
4 136 (7.19%) WebLogic
5 109 (5.76%) WebSphere
6 88 (4.65%) Confluence
7 87 (4.60%) IIS
8 71 (3.75%) OpenStack
9 56 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
11 29 (1.53%) SharePoint
12 25 (1.32%) nginx
13 23 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (0.85%) Apache Spark
14 16 (0.85%) MS Exchange
15 12 (0.63%) CICS
16 11 (0.58%) Liferay
17 9 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
18 8 (0.42%) FileNet
Applications
1 49 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.85%) MS Office
3 11 (0.58%) HipChat
3 11 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (0.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 9 (0.48%) Documaker
5 8 (0.42%) Magento
5 8 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.32%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.26%) assyst
8 4 (0.21%) Traffica
9 1 (0.053%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.053%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.053%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 226 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.54%) PaaS
4 26 (1.37%) GitHub
4 26 (1.37%) IaaS
5 22 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 18 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.85%) OpenShift
7 16 (0.85%) SaaS
8 13 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.53%) DigitalOcean
9 10 (0.53%) Route 53
10 8 (0.42%) Office 365
11 7 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.26%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 240 (12.68%) SAN
2 206 (10.89%) DNS
3 155 (8.19%) Firewall
4 129 (6.82%) SSL
5 122 (6.45%) LDAP
6 115 (6.08%) TCP/IP
7 88 (4.65%) HTTP
8 87 (4.60%) DHCP
9 84 (4.44%) Internet
10 64 (3.38%) VPN
11 59 (3.12%) NAS
12 51 (2.70%) SSH
13 41 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
14 31 (1.64%) IPv6
15 29 (1.53%) HTTPS
16 27 (1.43%) IPsec
17 25 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
18 24 (1.27%) Network Security
19 23 (1.22%) LAN
19 23 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (10.31%) MySQL
2 121 (6.40%) Oracle Database
3 118 (6.24%) SQL Server
4 97 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 82 (4.33%) DB2
6 70 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 66 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 58 (3.07%) NoSQL
9 50 (2.64%) Relational Database
10 48 (2.54%) MongoDB
11 39 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
12 38 (2.01%) Big Data
13 27 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
15 18 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
16 17 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
18 13 (0.69%) OLTP
18 13 (0.69%) VLDB
19 11 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 242 (12.79%) Jenkins
2 217 (11.47%) Git (software)
3 120 (6.34%) JIRA
4 100 (5.29%) Subversion
5 56 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 48 (2.54%) Maven
7 46 (2.43%) Vagrant
8 41 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (1.90%) Eclipse
9 36 (1.90%) TeamCity
10 31 (1.64%) Ant
11 20 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
12 19 (1.00%) Bitbucket
13 18 (0.95%) JUnit
14 15 (0.79%) SonarQube
15 14 (0.74%) Visual Studio
16 12 (0.63%) PHPUnit
16 12 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (0.58%) Gradle
17 11 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 327 (17.28%) Finance
2 175 (9.25%) Banking
3 44 (2.33%) Retail
4 35 (1.85%) Marketing
5 34 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 32 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.37%) Games
8 21 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.06%) Back Office
10 19 (1.00%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.90%) Publishing
12 15 (0.79%) Electronics
13 11 (0.58%) Front Office
13 11 (0.58%) Law
14 5 (0.26%) Legal
14 5 (0.26%) Military
15 4 (0.21%) Advertising
15 4 (0.21%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 415 (21.93%) Administrator
2 300 (15.86%) Linux Engineer
3 287 (15.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 255 (13.48%) Systems Administrator
5 252 (13.32%) Linux Administrator
6 159 (8.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 142 (7.51%) Consultant
8 140 (7.40%) Unix Administrator
9 138 (7.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 133 (7.03%) Developer
11 122 (6.45%) Architect
12 94 (4.97%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 92 (4.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 89 (4.70%) Support Engineer
15 82 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
16 75 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 74 (3.91%) Analyst
18 73 (3.86%) AWS DevOps
19 71 (3.75%) Linux Support
20 70 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (7.29%) Middleware
2 107 (5.66%) Web Services
3 106 (5.60%) XML
4 79 (4.18%) JSON
4 79 (4.18%) LAMP
5 62 (3.28%) CSS
6 60 (3.17%) HTML
7 59 (3.12%) .NET
8 53 (2.80%) Java EE
9 49 (2.59%) Spring
10 46 (2.43%) REST
11 43 (2.27%) SOAP
12 42 (2.22%) jQuery
13 41 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
14 39 (2.06%) J2EE
15 36 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
16 30 (1.59%) JMS
17 29 (1.53%) Ajax
18 26 (1.37%) XSLT
19 23 (1.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 168 (8.88%) Clustering
2 118 (6.24%) Data Centre
3 103 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (4.23%) Public Cloud
5 53 (2.80%) Private Cloud
6 49 (2.59%) PKI
7 45 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (2.06%) Computer Science
9 36 (1.90%) EMC VNX
9 36 (1.90%) Replication
10 34 (1.80%) Mainframe
11 30 (1.59%) Cryptography
11 30 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 29 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
13 27 (1.43%) DataPower
14 23 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
14 23 (1.22%) Smart Meter
15 22 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
16 21 (1.11%) Algorithms
17 18 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1892 (100.00%) Linux
2 598 (31.61%) Unix
3 547 (28.91%) Windows
4 403 (21.30%) Solaris
5 373 (19.71%) AIX
6 298 (15.75%) CentOS
7 228 (12.05%) Windows Server
8 139 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 117 (6.18%) Ubuntu
10 84 (4.44%) HPUX
11 76 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 58 (3.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 53 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
14 49 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
15 48 (2.54%) SUSE
16 34 (1.80%) Fedora
17 32 (1.69%) Windows XP
18 22 (1.16%) Android
18 22 (1.16%) Apple iOS
19 21 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (26.64%) DevOps
2 318 (16.81%) ITIL
3 311 (16.44%) Configuration Management
4 308 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 210 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
6 179 (9.46%) Migration
7 163 (8.62%) High Availability
8 117 (6.18%) Open Source
9 111 (5.87%) Service Delivery
10 103 (5.44%) Scrum
11 98 (5.18%) Load Balancing
12 81 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 79 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
14 78 (4.12%) Change Management
15 69 (3.65%) E-Commerce
16 68 (3.59%) Service Management
17 64 (3.38%) Continuous Delivery
18 59 (3.12%) Mentoring
19 57 (3.01%) Compliance Management
20 56 (2.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 388 (20.51%) Java
2 342 (18.08%) Perl
3 319 (16.86%) Python
4 315 (16.65%) SQL
5 269 (14.22%) Bash Shell
6 222 (11.73%) Shell Script
7 188 (9.94%) Ruby
8 154 (8.14%) PHP
9 130 (6.87%) PowerShell
10 87 (4.60%) C
11 81 (4.28%) JavaScript
12 67 (3.54%) PL/SQL
13 60 (3.17%) Korn
14 41 (2.17%) VBScript
15 38 (2.01%) Bourne shell
16 37 (1.96%) C#
17 36 (1.90%) C++
18 20 (1.06%) VB
19 15 (0.79%) Scala
20 13 (0.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 359 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 253 (13.37%) SC Cleared
3 109 (5.76%) RHCE
4 77 (4.07%) DV Cleared
5 59 (3.12%) Degree
6 44 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
8 32 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 24 (1.27%) RHCA
10 23 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (1.11%) CCNP
13 20 (1.06%) MCSE
14 16 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
15 13 (0.69%) MCITP
15 13 (0.69%) MCP
16 12 (0.63%) MCSA
17 10 (0.53%) OCP
18 9 (0.48%) PMI Certification
19 8 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.01%) SLA
2 26 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (1.32%) QA
4 18 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.48%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.053%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.053%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.053%) MiFID
System Software
1 322 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 203 (10.73%) Active Directory
3 156 (8.25%) Docker
4 115 (6.08%) vSphere
5 100 (5.29%) Oracle RAC
6 84 (4.44%) KVM
7 75 (3.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 61 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
9 55 (2.91%) NFS
10 50 (2.64%) Hyper-V
11 47 (2.48%) VMware ESX
12 35 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
13 34 (1.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 27 (1.43%) vCloud
15 24 (1.27%) Postfix
16 21 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
17 20 (1.06%) GlusterFS
17 20 (1.06%) iptables
18 16 (0.85%) Oracle Clusterware
19 15 (0.79%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 545 (28.81%) Puppet
2 285 (15.06%) Ansible
3 221 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
4 117 (6.18%) Nagios
5 76 (4.02%) EMC NetWorker
6 74 (3.91%) Red Hat Satellite
7 62 (3.28%) NetBackup
8 54 (2.85%) Kubernetes
9 47 (2.48%) SCCM
10 42 (2.22%) SCOM
10 42 (2.22%) Terraform
11 33 (1.74%) Oracle ZFS
11 33 (1.74%) Tivoli
12 29 (1.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 28 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 28 (1.48%) ZABBIX
14 26 (1.37%) Salt
15 23 (1.22%) WSUS
16 20 (1.06%) HAProxy
16 20 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1346 (71.14%) Red Hat
2 534 (28.22%) Oracle
3 512 (27.06%) VMware
4 262 (13.85%) IBM
5 234 (12.37%) EMC
6 223 (11.79%) Microsoft
7 216 (11.42%) HP
8 156 (8.25%) Veritas
9 119 (6.29%) Cisco
10 92 (4.86%) Citrix
11 62 (3.28%) NetApp
12 61 (3.22%) Sun
13 58 (3.07%) Atlassian
14 51 (2.70%) Dell
15 45 (2.38%) Brocade
15 45 (2.38%) F5
16 35 (1.85%) Splunk
17 32 (1.69%) Symantec
18 29 (1.53%) CA
19 26 (1.37%) 3PAR
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £175 - 225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £600.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £500 per day £Negotiable (dep on exp)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £520 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago