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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 169 192 201
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 832 724 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.27% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.38% 5.98% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 478 398
Median daily rate £430 £425 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £58.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £25.00 £26.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.43 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% -64.00%

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
11271 12097 12627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.06% 21.14% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7078 7187 7343
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 £198 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 948 1098
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +31 773 £435 +2.35% 117
London +5 300 £450 - 44
South East +23 186 £435 +8.75% 35
Hampshire +32 98 £435 +11.18% 17
North East +17 69 £310 -34.73% 3
Tyne and Wear +11 65 £310 -34.73% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 64 £310 -31.11% 3
East of England +39 61 £375 -13.04% 4
City of London +3 59 £450 +4.65% 14
Berkshire +39 53 £418 +12.45% 8
North West +43 43 £425 - 9
Yorkshire -12 43 £425 - 7
Scotland +9 35 £400 +14.28%
West Yorkshire -6 33 £420 -1.17% 4
Hertfordshire +21 27 £258 -33.11%
West Midlands -5 25 £353 -10.75% 4
Leeds -6 25 £438 +2.94% 4
Manchester +16 23 £425 +6.25% 7
South West +6 23 £375 -28.57% 7
Surrey -8 23 £475 +5.55% 7
Portsmouth +11 21 £435 - 2
Winchester +5 19 £438 +12.90%
Glasgow +19 18 £425 +27.34%
Essex +12 18 £520 +4.00% 2
East Midlands -16 17 £380 +1.33% 4
Reading +24 15 £425 -5.55% 6
Slough +16 13 £363 - 1
Bracknell +6 13 £500 -
Shropshire -16 12 - - 2
Stevenage - 12 £250 -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 1869 (100.00%) Linux
2 1332 (71.27%) Red Hat
3 559 (29.91%) Puppet
4 553 (29.59%) Unix
5 539 (28.84%) Oracle
6 532 (28.46%) Windows
7 517 (27.66%) VMware
8 497 (26.59%) DevOps
9 393 (21.03%) Security Cleared
10 367 (19.64%) Java
11 357 (19.10%) Perl
12 354 (18.94%) Solaris
13 349 (18.67%) AIX
14 328 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
15 325 (17.39%) ITIL
16 322 (17.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 312 (16.69%) Configuration Management
17 312 (16.69%) Finance
18 300 (16.05%) SQL
19 296 (15.84%) Python
20 288 (15.41%) CentOS
21 281 (15.03%) Apache
22 274 (14.66%) SC Cleared
22 274 (14.66%) Ansible
23 261 (13.96%) Bash Shell
24 259 (13.86%) IBM
25 255 (13.64%) Jenkins
26 236 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
27 234 (12.52%) Windows Server
28 232 (12.41%) Shell Script

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
1 281 (15.03%) Apache
2 208 (11.13%) Tomcat
3 153 (8.19%) JBoss
4 152 (8.13%) WebLogic
5 99 (5.30%) WebSphere
6 86 (4.60%) IIS
7 85 (4.55%) Confluence
8 65 (3.48%) OpenStack
9 55 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 31 (1.66%) IBM HTTP Server
11 25 (1.34%) nginx
11 25 (1.34%) SharePoint
12 20 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (0.91%) Apache Spark
14 16 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
15 12 (0.64%) CICS
15 12 (0.64%) Liferay
15 12 (0.64%) MS Exchange
16 11 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
17 10 (0.54%) FileNet
Applications
1 56 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.91%) MS Office
3 12 (0.64%) HipChat
3 12 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.054%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 20 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 15 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.54%) Magento
6 9 (0.48%) Documaker
6 9 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.48%) SAP hybris
7 6 (0.32%) assyst
7 6 (0.32%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.21%) Traffica
9 1 (0.054%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.054%) Maximo
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.054%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 223 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (3.00%) PaaS
3 46 (2.46%) IaaS
4 31 (1.66%) SaaS
5 29 (1.55%) GitHub
6 17 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.91%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.70%) OpenShift
9 12 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.59%) DigitalOcean
11 10 (0.54%) Route 53
12 7 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.37%) Office 365
13 5 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.27%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 212 (11.34%) SAN
2 205 (10.97%) DNS
3 183 (9.79%) Firewall
4 146 (7.81%) SSL
5 129 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 110 (5.89%) LDAP
7 96 (5.14%) HTTP
8 88 (4.71%) Internet
9 82 (4.39%) DHCP
10 53 (2.84%) VPN
11 51 (2.73%) SSH
12 38 (2.03%) NAS
13 33 (1.77%) HTTPS
14 30 (1.61%) NetScaler
15 27 (1.44%) Network Security
16 26 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
17 24 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
18 23 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
19 22 (1.18%) IPv6
20 21 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (9.42%) MySQL
2 135 (7.22%) Oracle Database
3 124 (6.63%) SQL Server
4 95 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 83 (4.44%) DB2
6 79 (4.23%) Hadoop
6 79 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 68 (3.64%) NoSQL
8 65 (3.48%) Relational Database
9 56 (3.00%) MongoDB
10 51 (2.73%) Big Data
11 46 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
12 26 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
12 26 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 22 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
14 21 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
15 19 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 17 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 255 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 219 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 118 (6.31%) JIRA
4 103 (5.51%) Subversion
5 50 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 46 (2.46%) Vagrant
7 42 (2.25%) Ant
8 41 (2.19%) Eclipse
9 40 (2.14%) Maven
9 40 (2.14%) TeamCity
10 33 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
12 24 (1.28%) JUnit
13 19 (1.02%) Gradle
14 18 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (0.91%) Bitbucket
16 15 (0.80%) Hudson
16 15 (0.80%) SonarQube
17 13 (0.70%) Visual Studio
18 12 (0.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 312 (16.69%) Finance
2 144 (7.70%) Banking
3 41 (2.19%) Retail
4 39 (2.09%) Marketing
5 38 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 33 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 26 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.12%) Back Office
9 20 (1.07%) Electronics
9 20 (1.07%) Games
10 17 (0.91%) Publishing
11 14 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.59%) Front Office
13 10 (0.54%) Law
14 9 (0.48%) Military
15 5 (0.27%) Legal
16 4 (0.21%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.16%) Advertising
17 3 (0.16%) Local Government
17 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 388 (20.76%) Administrator
2 292 (15.62%) Linux Engineer
3 290 (15.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 246 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
5 242 (12.95%) Systems Administrator
6 161 (8.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 138 (7.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 136 (7.28%) Developer
9 135 (7.22%) Architect
10 132 (7.06%) Consultant
11 117 (6.26%) Unix Administrator
12 88 (4.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 83 (4.44%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 80 (4.28%) Support Engineer
15 73 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
16 72 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
17 71 (3.80%) Linux Support
18 69 (3.69%) AWS DevOps
19 64 (3.42%) Analyst
20 63 (3.37%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (8.19%) Middleware
2 104 (5.56%) Web Services
3 96 (5.14%) XML
4 86 (4.60%) JSON
5 71 (3.80%) HTML
6 69 (3.69%) LAMP
7 66 (3.53%) CSS
8 55 (2.94%) J2EE
9 51 (2.73%) .NET
9 51 (2.73%) WebSphere MQ
10 49 (2.62%) REST
11 48 (2.57%) jQuery
12 47 (2.51%) Java EE
13 46 (2.46%) Spring
14 40 (2.14%) SOAP
15 35 (1.87%) Ajax
16 34 (1.82%) JMS
17 33 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
18 30 (1.61%) XSLT
19 29 (1.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 173 (9.26%) Clustering
2 115 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 99 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (3.80%) Public Cloud
5 50 (2.68%) Private Cloud
6 42 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.03%) PKI
8 36 (1.93%) Replication
9 34 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
10 33 (1.77%) Mainframe
11 32 (1.71%) Computer Science
12 31 (1.66%) Management Information System
13 27 (1.44%) DataPower
14 26 (1.39%) EMC VNX
15 24 (1.28%) Smart Meter
16 22 (1.18%) Cryptography
16 22 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
17 16 (0.86%) Hedge funds
18 14 (0.75%) Algorithms
19 13 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1869 (100.00%) Linux
2 553 (29.59%) Unix
3 532 (28.46%) Windows
4 354 (18.94%) Solaris
5 349 (18.67%) AIX
6 288 (15.41%) CentOS
7 234 (12.52%) Windows Server
8 143 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 109 (5.83%) Ubuntu
10 82 (4.39%) HPUX
11 81 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 59 (3.16%) Oracle Linux
13 50 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 46 (2.46%) SUSE
14 46 (2.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 32 (1.71%) Fedora
16 27 (1.44%) Windows XP
17 23 (1.23%) Android
18 22 (1.18%) Apple iOS
19 18 (0.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (26.59%) DevOps
2 328 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (17.39%) ITIL
4 312 (16.69%) Configuration Management
5 216 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
6 161 (8.61%) Migration
7 160 (8.56%) High Availability
8 144 (7.70%) Open Source
9 115 (6.15%) Scrum
10 111 (5.94%) Service Delivery
11 102 (5.46%) Load Balancing
12 93 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
13 82 (4.39%) Continuous Delivery
14 79 (4.23%) Service Management
15 73 (3.91%) Change Management
15 73 (3.91%) E-Commerce
16 67 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
17 63 (3.37%) Mentoring
18 61 (3.26%) Compliance Management
19 59 (3.16%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 367 (19.64%) Java
2 357 (19.10%) Perl
3 300 (16.05%) SQL
4 296 (15.84%) Python
5 261 (13.96%) Bash Shell
6 232 (12.41%) Shell Script
7 174 (9.31%) Ruby
8 158 (8.45%) PHP
9 126 (6.74%) PowerShell
10 86 (4.60%) JavaScript
11 72 (3.85%) C
12 66 (3.53%) PL/SQL
13 56 (3.00%) Korn
14 32 (1.71%) C#
15 31 (1.66%) VBScript
16 30 (1.61%) Bourne shell
17 21 (1.12%) C++
18 15 (0.80%) AWK
19 11 (0.59%) VB
20 9 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 393 (21.03%) Security Cleared
2 274 (14.66%) SC Cleared
3 109 (5.83%) RHCE
4 91 (4.87%) DV Cleared
5 53 (2.84%) Degree
6 41 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
7 40 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 24 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.28%) RHCA
10 20 (1.07%) CCNP
10 20 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
12 14 (0.75%) MCITP
12 14 (0.75%) MCSE
13 13 (0.70%) MCP
13 13 (0.70%) RHCSA
14 10 (0.54%) OCP
15 9 (0.48%) CCNA
15 9 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.21%) SLA
2 27 (1.44%) QA
3 26 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 26 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.27%) FIPS 140-2
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.054%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.054%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.054%) MiFID
7 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 322 (17.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 181 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 169 (9.04%) Docker
4 110 (5.89%) vSphere
5 100 (5.35%) Oracle RAC
6 83 (4.44%) KVM
7 70 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
8 61 (3.26%) Hyper-V
8 61 (3.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 43 (2.30%) NFS
9 43 (2.30%) VMware ESX
10 41 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
11 40 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 33 (1.77%) vCloud
13 28 (1.50%) Postfix
14 20 (1.07%) iptables
15 17 (0.91%) Squid
15 17 (0.91%) XenServer
16 15 (0.80%) XenDesktop
17 13 (0.70%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 559 (29.91%) Puppet
2 274 (14.66%) Ansible
3 236 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
4 109 (5.83%) Nagios
5 74 (3.96%) EMC NetWorker
6 66 (3.53%) Red Hat Satellite
7 55 (2.94%) Kubernetes
8 46 (2.46%) SCOM
9 45 (2.41%) NetBackup
9 45 (2.41%) Terraform
10 43 (2.30%) SCCM
11 36 (1.93%) Tivoli
12 29 (1.55%) ZABBIX
13 28 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 26 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
15 23 (1.23%) Salt
15 23 (1.23%) WSUS
16 21 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
17 19 (1.02%) Kibana
17 19 (1.02%) logstash
Vendors
1 1332 (71.27%) Red Hat
2 539 (28.84%) Oracle
3 517 (27.66%) VMware
4 259 (13.86%) IBM
5 218 (11.66%) Microsoft
6 209 (11.18%) HP
7 208 (11.13%) EMC
8 125 (6.69%) Cisco
9 123 (6.58%) Veritas
10 92 (4.92%) Citrix
11 57 (3.05%) Atlassian
12 56 (3.00%) Sun
13 51 (2.73%) F5
14 47 (2.51%) Dell
15 44 (2.35%) NetApp
16 39 (2.09%) SAP
17 35 (1.87%) CheckPoint
18 33 (1.77%) CA
18 33 (1.77%) Splunk
19 29 (1.55%) Brocade
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.0 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago