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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 184 196 210
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 647 570 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.10% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.07% 4.81% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 346 299
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.41% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £58.00 £23.13 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.81% -36.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £20.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £41.50 £44.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £30.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+226.53% -2.00%

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
12749 11860 11950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.16% 22.81% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7389 6673 6100
Average daily rate £350 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1018 1192
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +8 587 £400 - 124
London +7 313 £420 +3.70% 63
South East -11 109 £400 - 22
City of London +22 83 £450 +12.50% 25
North West +7 41 £350 +16.66% 5
Berkshire +7 37 £378 +16.15% 4
Yorkshire +5 35 £350 -12.60% 11
South West -19 26 £375 +11.11% 8
Wales +3 25 £360 +20.00% 4
West Yorkshire -6 25 £175 -56.81% 9
Leeds -5 24 £175 -56.30% 9
Scotland -17 24 £325 -23.52% 9
West Midlands +6 23 £238 -45.71% 2
Manchester +5 22 £313 -0.79%
Hampshire -11 22 £400 -0.12% 5
South Wales +4 21 £360 +20.00% 1
Cardiff +9 20 £355 - 1
North East - 19 £225 -
Tyne and Wear - 19 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £225 -
East of England -41 18 £400 +8.84% 9
East Midlands +15 17 £428 +42.50% 3
Surrey -24 16 £450 +16.12% 8
Buckinghamshire +5 15 £350 -10.25% 1
Reading +4 15 £225 -30.76% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 13 £400 +14.28% 4
Cheshire +13 13 £430 +53.57% 3
Cambridge +9 13 £400 +14.28% 3
Edinburgh +2 12 £375 - 6
Coventry - 12 £238 -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1137 (94.67%) Linux
2 1011 (84.18%) Red Hat
3 454 (37.80%) UNIX
4 416 (34.64%) Windows
5 398 (33.14%) Oracle
6 310 (25.81%) VMware
7 278 (23.15%) Perl
8 257 (21.40%) SQL
9 223 (18.57%) Finance
10 214 (17.82%) Solaris
11 210 (17.49%) Java
12 204 (16.99%) Apache
13 200 (16.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 197 (16.40%) Python
15 195 (16.24%) Banking
16 192 (15.99%) Puppet
17 188 (15.65%) SAN
18 186 (15.49%) Microsoft
19 182 (15.15%) Shell Script
20 180 (14.99%) HP
21 169 (14.07%) DNS
22 165 (13.74%) Bash Shell
23 156 (12.99%) ITIL
24 153 (12.74%) Oracle Database
25 143 (11.91%) IBM
26 142 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
27 136 (11.32%) MySQL
28 135 (11.24%) Tomcat
29 133 (11.07%) Active Directory
29 133 (11.07%) Security Cleared

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 204 (16.99%) Apache
2 135 (11.24%) Tomcat
3 132 (10.99%) WebLogic
4 105 (8.74%) WebSphere
5 102 (8.49%) IIS
6 51 (4.25%) SharePoint
7 48 (4.00%) MS Exchange
8 41 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (2.83%) OpenStack
10 32 (2.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 24 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
12 20 (1.67%) nginx
13 18 (1.50%) Confluence
14 17 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (1.42%) Drupal
15 13 (1.08%) GlassFish
16 12 (1.00%) Moodle
17 11 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (0.92%) CMS
18 10 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 67 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.00%) MS Project
3 9 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.58%) MS Office
5 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.25%) Magento
5 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.08%) IaaS
3 21 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.25%) Office 365
5 12 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.92%) SaaS
7 10 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.58%) PaaS
8 7 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
9 6 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.083%) Joyent
11 1 (0.083%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 188 (15.65%) SAN
2 169 (14.07%) DNS
3 131 (10.91%) Firewall
4 98 (8.16%) TCP/IP
4 98 (8.16%) LDAP
5 72 (6.00%) DHCP
6 59 (4.91%) NAS
7 48 (4.00%) WAN
7 48 (4.00%) Internet
8 47 (3.91%) HTTP
9 46 (3.83%) SSL
10 43 (3.58%) SSH
11 40 (3.33%) LAN
12 38 (3.16%) Multicast
13 25 (2.08%) FTP
14 19 (1.58%) Kerberos
14 19 (1.58%) VPN
15 16 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (1.17%) Intranet
16 14 (1.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (12.74%) Oracle Database
2 136 (11.32%) MySQL
3 112 (9.33%) SQL Server
4 71 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 49 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 39 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 33 (2.75%) RDBMS
8 31 (2.58%) Sybase ASE
9 28 (2.33%) DB2
10 27 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (2.25%) MongoDB
11 21 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
17 12 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (1.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 81 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 75 (6.24%) Subversion
3 52 (4.33%) Jenkins
4 40 (3.33%) Maven
5 18 (1.50%) JIRA
6 15 (1.25%) JUnit
7 12 (1.00%) Ant
8 11 (0.92%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.58%) Hudson
9 7 (0.58%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.50%) Gradle
11 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.42%) VisualVM
12 4 (0.33%) Selenium
12 4 (0.33%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.33%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.25%) Introscope
13 3 (0.25%) jMock
General
1 223 (18.57%) Finance
2 195 (16.24%) Banking
3 73 (6.08%) Investment Banking
4 37 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.50%) Retail
6 27 (2.25%) Front Office
7 20 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.50%) Games
9 6 (0.50%) French Language
10 5 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.33%) Advertising
11 4 (0.33%) Marketing
11 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.25%) Legal
12 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.17%) International Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.083%) Military
Job Titles
1 210 (17.49%) Administrator
2 163 (13.57%) Systems Administrator
3 115 (9.58%) Developer
4 113 (9.41%) Linux Administrator
5 100 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 94 (7.83%) Analyst
7 77 (6.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 74 (6.16%) DBA
9 65 (5.41%) UNIX Administrator
10 62 (5.16%) Consultant
11 60 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 58 (4.83%) Architect
13 57 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 52 (4.33%) Support Engineer
15 49 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
15 49 (4.08%) UNIX Engineer
16 47 (3.91%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 44 (3.66%) Applications Support
18 42 (3.50%) Oracle DBA
19 41 (3.41%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (8.91%) Web Services
2 98 (8.16%) Middleware
3 81 (6.74%) XML
4 55 (4.58%) LAMP
5 50 (4.16%) .NET
6 37 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 37 (3.08%) Java EE
7 36 (3.00%) SOAP
8 34 (2.83%) JMS
8 34 (2.83%) JSON
9 32 (2.66%) HTML
10 30 (2.50%) CSS
11 28 (2.33%) Rendezvous
12 23 (1.92%) jQuery
13 22 (1.83%) MCollective
14 17 (1.42%) J2EE
15 16 (1.33%) RESTful
15 16 (1.33%) Spring
16 15 (1.25%) XSLT
17 13 (1.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (6.33%) Open Source
3 61 (5.08%) Clustering
4 53 (4.41%) Replication
5 37 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (2.41%) Fixed Income
7 26 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
8 17 (1.42%) Oracle Exalogic
8 17 (1.42%) PKI
9 16 (1.33%) Online Games
10 15 (1.25%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.25%) Mainframe
11 14 (1.17%) CLARiiON
11 14 (1.17%) Wiki
12 13 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.00%) Symmetrix
13 12 (1.00%) Firmware
13 12 (1.00%) HACMP
13 12 (1.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1137 (94.67%) Linux
2 454 (37.80%) UNIX
3 416 (34.64%) Windows
4 214 (17.82%) Solaris
5 142 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 133 (11.07%) CentOS
7 123 (10.24%) AIX
8 91 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 71 (5.91%) Ubuntu
10 59 (4.91%) HPUX
11 52 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 51 (4.25%) SUSE
13 32 (2.66%) Debian
14 22 (1.83%) Windows XP
15 17 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
16 15 (1.25%) Windows 7
17 14 (1.17%) VMS
18 11 (0.92%) zOS
19 8 (0.67%) Android
20 4 (0.33%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (12.99%) ITIL
2 121 (10.07%) Migration
3 118 (9.83%) Configuration Management
4 96 (7.99%) DevOps
5 89 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (6.33%) Change Management
7 75 (6.24%) Performance Tuning
8 68 (5.66%) Project Management
9 63 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 57 (4.75%) Capacity Management
11 48 (4.00%) Scrum
12 47 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (3.83%) OO
14 45 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
15 42 (3.50%) E-Commerce
16 41 (3.41%) Electronic Trading
17 40 (3.33%) Low Latency
18 38 (3.16%) Load Balancing
19 33 (2.75%) SOA
20 28 (2.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 278 (23.15%) Perl
2 257 (21.40%) SQL
3 210 (17.49%) Java
4 197 (16.40%) Python
5 182 (15.15%) Shell Script
6 165 (13.74%) Bash Shell
7 113 (9.41%) PHP
8 97 (8.08%) Ruby
9 73 (6.08%) Korn
10 46 (3.83%) PowerShell
11 45 (3.75%) C
12 43 (3.58%) JavaScript
12 43 (3.58%) PL/SQL
13 31 (2.58%) C++
14 18 (1.50%) sed
15 17 (1.42%) Bourne shell
16 16 (1.33%) C-shell
16 16 (1.33%) C#
16 16 (1.33%) AWK
16 16 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 133 (11.07%) Security Cleared
2 85 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 46 (3.83%) RHCE
4 43 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (3.08%) Degree
6 31 (2.58%) DV Cleared
7 29 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (2.41%) MCSE
8 24 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.67%) CCNA
10 17 (1.42%) CISSP
11 15 (1.25%) MCITP
12 14 (1.17%) MCSA
13 10 (0.83%) MCP
14 9 (0.75%) JNCIA
15 8 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
16 7 (0.58%) RHCT
16 7 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.50%) OCP
17 6 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.00%) SLA
2 16 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.17%) QA
4 8 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.42%) COBIT
6 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
System Software
1 200 (16.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (11.07%) Active Directory
3 81 (6.74%) NFS
4 75 (6.24%) Oracle RAC
5 45 (3.75%) vSphere
6 35 (2.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 35 (2.91%) VMware ESX
6 35 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
7 27 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (2.16%) Xen
9 22 (1.83%) XenApp
9 22 (1.83%) RHEV
10 17 (1.42%) Hyper-V
10 17 (1.42%) Samba
11 15 (1.25%) vCloud
12 14 (1.17%) Varnish
12 14 (1.17%) KVM
13 13 (1.08%) Snort
14 12 (1.00%) Postfix
15 11 (0.92%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 192 (15.99%) Puppet
2 74 (6.16%) Nagios
3 66 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (3.58%) NetBackup
5 37 (3.08%) Tivoli
6 33 (2.75%) Data Guard
7 26 (2.16%) SCCM
7 26 (2.16%) YUM
8 25 (2.08%) SCOM
9 24 (2.00%) Control-M
9 24 (2.00%) Cobbler
10 22 (1.83%) Ansible
11 21 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
12 19 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 16 (1.33%) OpenView
14 15 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
15 14 (1.17%) Backup Exec
15 14 (1.17%) BladeLogic
16 13 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (1.08%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1011 (84.18%) Red Hat
2 398 (33.14%) Oracle
3 310 (25.81%) VMware
4 186 (15.49%) Microsoft
5 180 (14.99%) HP
6 143 (11.91%) IBM
7 96 (7.99%) Cisco
8 95 (7.91%) EMC
9 93 (7.74%) JBoss
10 80 (6.66%) NetApp
11 78 (6.49%) Sun
12 69 (5.75%) Citrix
13 56 (4.66%) Veritas
13 56 (4.66%) Sybase
14 42 (3.50%) TIBCO
15 29 (2.41%) Symantec
15 29 (2.41%) BMC
16 27 (2.25%) Reuters
17 25 (2.08%) MarketAxess
18 23 (1.92%) Splunk
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