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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 185 191 203
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 647 585 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.10% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.19% 4.86% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 355 306
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £20.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £40.50 £54.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +13.38%

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
12475 12032 12324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.44% 22.54% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7098 6694 6265
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1029 1226
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 +5 594 £400 - 135
London +16 320 £450 +5.88% 67
South East -13 113 £400 +3.22% 28
City of London +34 86 £450 +10.09% 29
North West +7 37 £350 +10.23% 8
Hampshire -4 37 £400 -0.12% 5
Yorkshire +3 32 £350 -7.89% 16
Berkshire +10 28 £380 +16.92% 6
South West -14 28 £325 -7.14% 4
Scotland -29 26 £313 -26.47% 7
West Midlands +18 23 £238 -45.71% 1
West Yorkshire -6 21 £175 -56.30% 13
East of England -33 21 £400 +11.11% 7
Leeds -6 20 £175 -56.30% 13
East Midlands +7 19 £425 +21.42% 2
Manchester +8 18 £306 -4.29% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 16 £400 +24.51% 1
South Wales +6 16 £350 +16.66% 6
Cambridge +5 16 £400 +24.51% 1
Wales -1 16 £350 +16.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +10 15 £350 +63.36% 2
Cardiff +8 15 £350 - 6
Edinburgh -3 15 £363 -17.14% 3
Cheshire +6 14 £409 +19.34% 1
Basingstoke +32 13 £425 -
Reading +7 13 £201 -38.07% 1
North East -10 12 £246 -24.30% 2
Tyne and Wear -12 12 £246 -24.30% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 12 £246 -24.30% 2
Surrey -23 11 £525 +35.48% 12

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1111 (94.80%) Linux
2 984 (83.96%) Red Hat
3 456 (38.91%) UNIX
4 411 (35.07%) Windows
5 400 (34.13%) Oracle
6 306 (26.11%) VMware
7 287 (24.49%) Perl
8 254 (21.67%) SQL
9 216 (18.43%) Solaris
10 204 (17.41%) Finance
11 203 (17.32%) Python
12 196 (16.72%) Apache
13 195 (16.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 193 (16.47%) Puppet
15 183 (15.61%) Java
16 179 (15.27%) Banking
17 175 (14.93%) Shell Script
18 174 (14.85%) SAN
19 173 (14.76%) Microsoft
20 168 (14.33%) HP
21 164 (13.99%) Oracle Database
22 161 (13.74%) Bash Shell
23 155 (13.23%) ITIL
24 151 (12.88%) DNS
25 138 (11.77%) IBM
26 136 (11.60%) MySQL
27 131 (11.18%) Firewall
27 131 (11.18%) CentOS
28 127 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
28 127 (10.84%) Security Cleared

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 196 (16.72%) Apache
2 119 (10.15%) Tomcat
3 115 (9.81%) WebLogic
4 93 (7.94%) WebSphere
5 92 (7.85%) IIS
6 45 (3.84%) MS Exchange
7 42 (3.58%) SharePoint
8 37 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 33 (2.82%) OpenStack
10 31 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
12 18 (1.54%) nginx
13 17 (1.45%) Confluence
14 16 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
15 15 (1.28%) Drupal
16 13 (1.11%) GlassFish
17 12 (1.02%) Moodle
18 10 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
18 10 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
18 10 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 63 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.68%) MS Project
4 6 (0.51%) MS Office
4 6 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.34%) Magento
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.26%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.17%) RMDS
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.96%) IaaS
3 14 (1.19%) Office 365
3 14 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.77%) SaaS
6 8 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
7 7 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
8 5 (0.43%) PaaS
9 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.085%) Joyent
10 1 (0.085%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 174 (14.85%) SAN
2 151 (12.88%) DNS
3 131 (11.18%) Firewall
4 96 (8.19%) TCP/IP
5 95 (8.11%) LDAP
6 68 (5.80%) DHCP
7 54 (4.61%) WAN
8 52 (4.44%) NAS
9 46 (3.92%) LAN
10 45 (3.84%) Internet
11 43 (3.67%) SSH
12 40 (3.41%) Multicast
13 37 (3.16%) SSL
14 34 (2.90%) HTTP
15 21 (1.79%) VPN
16 19 (1.62%) Kerberos
17 17 (1.45%) FTP
18 16 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (1.02%) Intranet
20 11 (0.94%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (13.99%) Oracle Database
2 136 (11.60%) MySQL
3 114 (9.73%) SQL Server
4 76 (6.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 42 (3.58%) Relational Database
6 36 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 31 (2.65%) DB2
8 28 (2.39%) Sybase ASE
9 27 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 26 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (2.22%) MongoDB
11 22 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.02%) SQLPlus
15 12 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 76 (6.48%) Git (software)
2 72 (6.14%) Subversion
3 52 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 33 (2.82%) Maven
5 18 (1.54%) JIRA
6 10 (0.85%) Eclipse
6 10 (0.85%) JUnit
7 9 (0.77%) Ant
8 7 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.60%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.51%) Gradle
9 6 (0.51%) Hudson
10 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.43%) VisualVM
11 4 (0.34%) Selenium
11 4 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.17%) WebLOAD
12 2 (0.17%) jMock
12 2 (0.17%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
General
1 204 (17.41%) Finance
2 179 (15.27%) Banking
3 63 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 38 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.65%) Retail
6 27 (2.30%) Front Office
7 20 (1.71%) Games
8 16 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.51%) French Language
11 5 (0.43%) Marketing
12 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.34%) Advertising
12 4 (0.34%) Legal
12 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.34%) Back Office
13 2 (0.17%) Publishing
13 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.085%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.085%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (18.26%) Administrator
2 170 (14.51%) Systems Administrator
3 119 (10.15%) Linux Administrator
4 103 (8.79%) Developer
5 92 (7.85%) Linux Engineer
6 85 (7.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 82 (7.00%) Analyst
8 72 (6.14%) DBA
9 70 (5.97%) Architect
10 66 (5.63%) Consultant
11 64 (5.46%) UNIX Administrator
11 64 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
12 54 (4.61%) Support Engineer
13 52 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 49 (4.18%) Applications Support
15 47 (4.01%) Oracle DBA
15 47 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
15 47 (4.01%) UNIX Engineer
16 46 (3.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 44 (3.75%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (7.68%) Web Services
2 80 (6.83%) Middleware
3 75 (6.40%) XML
4 52 (4.44%) LAMP
5 36 (3.07%) JSON
6 35 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 34 (2.90%) .NET
8 29 (2.47%) Rendezvous
8 29 (2.47%) Java EE
9 26 (2.22%) CSS
9 26 (2.22%) SOAP
10 25 (2.13%) jQuery
11 23 (1.96%) HTML
11 23 (1.96%) JMS
11 23 (1.96%) MCollective
12 17 (1.45%) J2EE
13 16 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
14 15 (1.28%) Ajax
15 14 (1.19%) Spring
16 13 (1.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.31%) Open Source
2 58 (4.95%) Clustering
3 45 (3.84%) Replication
4 39 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (2.47%) Fixed Income
6 24 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 20 (1.71%) PKI
8 17 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.45%) Oracle Exalogic
8 17 (1.45%) Online Games
9 15 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 15 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.19%) HACMP
10 14 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.11%) CLARiiON
11 13 (1.11%) Wiki
12 12 (1.02%) Blackberry
13 11 (0.94%) Symmetrix
13 11 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1111 (94.80%) Linux
2 456 (38.91%) UNIX
3 411 (35.07%) Windows
4 216 (18.43%) Solaris
5 131 (11.18%) CentOS
6 127 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 126 (10.75%) AIX
8 91 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (6.14%) Ubuntu
10 60 (5.12%) HPUX
11 57 (4.86%) SUSE
12 46 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (2.82%) Debian
14 19 (1.62%) Windows XP
14 19 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (1.28%) Windows 7
16 12 (1.02%) VMS
17 11 (0.94%) zOS
18 6 (0.51%) Android
19 4 (0.34%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (13.23%) ITIL
2 120 (10.24%) Migration
3 117 (9.98%) Configuration Management
4 104 (8.87%) DevOps
5 77 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
6 74 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 69 (5.89%) Change Management
7 69 (5.89%) Project Management
8 54 (4.61%) Capacity Management
9 50 (4.27%) Scrum
10 47 (4.01%) E-Commerce
11 45 (3.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 44 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (3.67%) Electronic Trading
14 41 (3.50%) Load Balancing
14 41 (3.50%) Low Latency
15 40 (3.41%) OO
16 33 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (2.65%) Release Management
18 28 (2.39%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 287 (24.49%) Perl
2 254 (21.67%) SQL
3 203 (17.32%) Python
4 183 (15.61%) Java
5 175 (14.93%) Shell Script
6 161 (13.74%) Bash Shell
7 106 (9.04%) PHP
8 100 (8.53%) Ruby
9 62 (5.29%) Korn
10 43 (3.67%) PowerShell
11 40 (3.41%) PL/SQL
12 39 (3.33%) JavaScript
13 36 (3.07%) C
14 24 (2.05%) C++
15 18 (1.54%) sed
16 17 (1.45%) VB
17 16 (1.37%) AWK
17 16 (1.37%) C#
17 16 (1.37%) Bourne shell
18 13 (1.11%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 127 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 80 (6.83%) SC Cleared
3 44 (3.75%) RHCE
4 39 (3.33%) Degree
5 34 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 24 (2.05%) MCSE
7 24 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.28%) CISSP
10 14 (1.19%) MCSA
10 14 (1.19%) CCNA
11 11 (0.94%) MCITP
12 10 (0.85%) MCP
13 9 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.60%) OCP
14 7 (0.60%) JNCIA
15 6 (0.51%) BC Cleared
15 6 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.56%) SLA
2 16 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.11%) QA
4 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.43%) COBIT
6 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 195 (16.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 79 (6.74%) Oracle RAC
4 69 (5.89%) NFS
5 46 (3.92%) vSphere
6 44 (3.75%) VMware ESX
7 40 (3.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 35 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
9 28 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (2.22%) Xen
11 22 (1.88%) RHEV
12 21 (1.79%) XenApp
13 17 (1.45%) Hyper-V
14 16 (1.37%) vCloud
15 15 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 15 (1.28%) Samba
15 15 (1.28%) KVM
16 14 (1.19%) Varnish
16 14 (1.19%) Snort
17 11 (0.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 193 (16.47%) Puppet
2 76 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (5.72%) Nagios
4 39 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 37 (3.16%) Tivoli
6 34 (2.90%) Data Guard
7 29 (2.47%) SCOM
8 27 (2.30%) SCCM
9 26 (2.22%) YUM
10 24 (2.05%) Cobbler
10 24 (2.05%) Ansible
11 22 (1.88%) ITRS Geneos
11 22 (1.88%) Control-M
12 20 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 19 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 16 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
15 15 (1.28%) BladeLogic
16 14 (1.19%) ZABBIX
17 13 (1.11%) Opsview
18 12 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 984 (83.96%) Red Hat
2 400 (34.13%) Oracle
3 306 (26.11%) VMware
4 173 (14.76%) Microsoft
5 168 (14.33%) HP
6 138 (11.77%) IBM
7 93 (7.94%) Cisco
8 92 (7.85%) EMC
9 83 (7.08%) NetApp
10 82 (7.00%) JBoss
11 79 (6.74%) Sun
12 66 (5.63%) Citrix
13 62 (5.29%) Veritas
14 46 (3.92%) Sybase
15 41 (3.50%) TIBCO
16 29 (2.47%) Reuters
17 27 (2.30%) BMC
18 26 (2.22%) MarketAxess
19 25 (2.13%) Symantec
20 24 (2.05%) eSpeed
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRG
Rate: £400 - £440 Per Day please send CV
Posted: Yesterday
London
TRG
Rate: 400-440 Per Day please send CV
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 400-450 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 14 days ago