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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK
Rank 176 165 206
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +41
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 665 778 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.50% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.20% 6.99% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 517 367
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -27.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £10.50 £34.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £51.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -46.83%

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
9240 11124 11725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.64% 21.39% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5935 6783 6776
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 738 894
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -7 616 £455 +5.20% 107
London +68 297 £478 +3.24% 42
South East -31 146 £425 -5.02% 21
Hampshire +22 76 £425 +6.25% 5
North West +4 47 £400 - 7
City of London +20 42 £510 +7.36% 13
North East +11 42 £370 -25.47% 4
Tyne and Wear +3 41 £370 -25.47% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 39 £370 -25.47% 3
South West +15 37 £549 +46.40% 3
Scotland +15 36 £400 - 6
Berkshire -16 31 £500 +11.73% 6
Winchester +14 27 £435 +16.00% 1
Manchester +20 21 £400 - 4
Edinburgh +11 21 £450 +12.50%
Reading -1 21 £500 +11.73% 5
Surrey -39 18 £400 -20.00% 3
Devon +13 16 £560 +37.36%
Yorkshire -50 16 £481 +20.31% 12
West Midlands -4 14 £525 +32.91% 3
East of England -8 14 £475 - 11
Glasgow +10 12 £400 +15.94% 5
West Yorkshire -40 12 £481 +20.31% 9
Liverpool - 12 £350 - 1
Havant - 12 £380 -
Merseyside - 12 £350 - 1
Exeter 0 10 - -
Leeds -24 9 £481 +13.23% 8
Croydon +8 8 £470 +4.44% 1
Hammersmith +2 8 £525 +5.00%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 1547 (100.00%) Linux
2 1121 (72.46%) Red Hat
3 518 (33.48%) Puppet
4 502 (32.45%) DevOps
5 462 (29.86%) Unix
6 456 (29.48%) VMware
7 430 (27.80%) Windows
8 406 (26.24%) Security Cleared
9 383 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
10 363 (23.46%) Bash Shell
11 362 (23.40%) Jenkins
12 361 (23.34%) Oracle
13 323 (20.88%) Python
14 319 (20.62%) Ansible
15 317 (20.49%) SC Cleared
16 316 (20.43%) Perl
17 313 (20.23%) CentOS
18 307 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
19 299 (19.33%) Configuration Management
20 277 (17.91%) Java
20 277 (17.91%) Git (software)
21 260 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
22 253 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
23 236 (15.26%) Finance
24 226 (14.61%) Docker
25 221 (14.29%) Ruby
26 219 (14.16%) Apache
27 205 (13.25%) IBM
27 205 (13.25%) Microsoft
28 201 (12.99%) Opscode Chef

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
1 219 (14.16%) Apache
2 158 (10.21%) Tomcat
3 154 (9.95%) JBoss
4 133 (8.60%) WebLogic
5 129 (8.34%) WebSphere
6 104 (6.72%) Confluence
7 61 (3.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 47 (3.04%) IIS
9 46 (2.97%) OpenStack
10 43 (2.78%) nginx
11 26 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (1.42%) Apache Geronimo
12 22 (1.42%) Apache TomEE
13 19 (1.23%) Apache Spark
14 18 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
15 17 (1.10%) SharePoint
16 16 (1.03%) MS Exchange
16 16 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.71%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.10%) MS Office
3 5 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.26%) HipChat
5 3 (0.19%) MS Project
5 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.065%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 23 (1.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 22 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.26%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.19%) assyst
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.19%) RMDS
7 3 (0.19%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.13%) Magento
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.065%) Exstream
9 1 (0.065%) Maximo
9 1 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 307 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (3.43%) IaaS
4 43 (2.78%) GitHub
5 40 (2.59%) PaaS
6 38 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (2.26%) Amazon S3
8 33 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (1.94%) SaaS
10 26 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 22 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 20 (1.29%) Route 53
13 19 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (0.97%) OpenShift
14 15 (0.97%) Trello
15 14 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
16 13 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.71%) Slack
18 8 (0.52%) AWS CloudTrail
18 8 (0.52%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 185 (11.96%) DNS
2 178 (11.51%) TCP/IP
3 163 (10.54%) SAN
4 158 (10.21%) Firewall
5 124 (8.02%) LDAP
6 115 (7.43%) SSL
7 84 (5.43%) HTTP
8 73 (4.72%) VPN
9 69 (4.46%) SSH
10 47 (3.04%) Internet
11 46 (2.97%) DHCP
11 46 (2.97%) NAS
12 42 (2.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 38 (2.46%) Kerberos
14 34 (2.20%) LAN
15 30 (1.94%) WAN
16 29 (1.87%) FTP
17 25 (1.62%) Network Security
18 20 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
18 20 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (8.27%) MySQL
2 110 (7.11%) SQL Server
3 109 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
4 103 (6.66%) Oracle Database
5 88 (5.69%) Hadoop
6 86 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 72 (4.65%) NoSQL
8 66 (4.27%) Big Data
9 65 (4.20%) Relational Database
10 55 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 42 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
12 37 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (2.26%) DB2
14 30 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
15 28 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (1.23%) Apache Hive
17 18 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 18 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 17 (1.10%) HBase
Development Applications
1 362 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 277 (17.91%) Git (software)
3 137 (8.86%) JIRA
4 68 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 67 (4.33%) Subversion
6 53 (3.43%) Vagrant
7 42 (2.71%) Ant
8 39 (2.52%) JUnit
9 38 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 38 (2.46%) Maven
10 36 (2.33%) TeamCity
11 30 (1.94%) Bitbucket
12 25 (1.62%) Hudson
12 25 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
13 23 (1.49%) Jasmine
13 23 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (1.42%) Eclipse
14 22 (1.42%) Gradle
15 20 (1.29%) GitLab
16 17 (1.10%) Artifactory
General
1 236 (15.26%) Finance
2 105 (6.79%) Banking
3 47 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.00%) Marketing
5 28 (1.81%) Retail
6 22 (1.42%) Electronics
6 22 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.36%) Law
8 20 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 15 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.65%) Games
11 8 (0.52%) Military
12 7 (0.45%) Publishing
13 4 (0.26%) Advertising
13 4 (0.26%) Back Office
14 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.13%) Legal
15 2 (0.13%) Local Government
16 1 (0.065%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.065%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 308 (19.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 278 (17.97%) Administrator
3 195 (12.61%) Linux Engineer
4 176 (11.38%) Systems Administrator
5 169 (10.92%) Linux Administrator
6 131 (8.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 114 (7.37%) Developer
8 111 (7.18%) Consultant
9 96 (6.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 89 (5.75%) Architect
11 88 (5.69%) AWS DevOps
12 79 (5.11%) Unix Administrator
13 74 (4.78%) Unix Engineer
14 72 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
15 58 (3.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 57 (3.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 56 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
18 55 (3.56%) DevOps Consultant
19 52 (3.36%) Java Developer
20 51 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (6.79%) Middleware
2 89 (5.75%) Web Services
3 65 (4.20%) Software Packaging
4 61 (3.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 52 (3.36%) HTML
6 47 (3.04%) J2EE
7 46 (2.97%) LAMP
8 44 (2.84%) CSS
9 40 (2.59%) Node.js
10 38 (2.46%) .NET
11 37 (2.39%) Elastic Stack
12 36 (2.33%) XML
13 33 (2.13%) JSON
14 28 (1.81%) IBM Integration Bus
15 27 (1.75%) JMS
15 27 (1.75%) jQuery
15 27 (1.75%) MCollective
15 27 (1.75%) REST
16 22 (1.42%) Java EE
17 21 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 115 (7.43%) Data Centre
2 99 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (6.14%) Clustering
4 53 (3.43%) Public Cloud
5 44 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 38 (2.46%) Replication
7 34 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 33 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 19 (1.23%) EMC VNX
10 18 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (1.10%) Smart Meter
12 16 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.84%) PKI
15 12 (0.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 10 (0.65%) DataPower
17 9 (0.58%) Equities
17 9 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
17 9 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1547 (100.00%) Linux
2 462 (29.86%) Unix
3 430 (27.80%) Windows
4 313 (20.23%) CentOS
5 199 (12.86%) Windows Server
6 198 (12.80%) Solaris
7 178 (11.51%) AIX
8 129 (8.34%) Ubuntu
9 122 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 106 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (4.07%) SUSE
12 55 (3.56%) Debian
13 49 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
14 36 (2.33%) HPUX
15 35 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (1.68%) Windows 7
17 21 (1.36%) Fedora
18 20 (1.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 19 (1.23%) Windows 10
20 13 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (32.45%) DevOps
2 383 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (19.33%) Configuration Management
4 253 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
5 184 (11.89%) ITIL
6 183 (11.83%) Open Source
7 160 (10.34%) Scrum
8 111 (7.18%) Migration
9 104 (6.72%) Load Balancing
10 95 (6.14%) High Availability
10 95 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
11 75 (4.85%) Continuous Delivery
12 74 (4.78%) Software Engineering
13 70 (4.52%) Service Management
14 66 (4.27%) Mentoring
15 65 (4.20%) Kanban
16 60 (3.88%) Change Control
17 59 (3.81%) TDD
18 58 (3.75%) OO
19 53 (3.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 363 (23.46%) Bash Shell
2 323 (20.88%) Python
3 316 (20.43%) Perl
4 277 (17.91%) Java
5 221 (14.29%) Ruby
6 181 (11.70%) Shell Script
7 173 (11.18%) SQL
8 147 (9.50%) PowerShell
9 116 (7.50%) JavaScript
10 60 (3.88%) Korn
11 49 (3.17%) PHP
12 48 (3.10%) PL/SQL
13 38 (2.46%) C
14 34 (2.20%) Go
15 30 (1.94%) C#
16 20 (1.29%) VBScript
17 15 (0.97%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.71%) AWK
18 11 (0.71%) Bourne shell
18 11 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 406 (26.24%) Security Cleared
2 317 (20.49%) SC Cleared
3 66 (4.27%) DV Cleared
4 46 (2.97%) Degree
5 35 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 31 (2.00%) RHCE
7 28 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (1.75%) RHCSA
9 23 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 20 (1.29%) MCSE
11 11 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.65%) CISSP
13 9 (0.58%) AWS Certification
14 8 (0.52%) CCNA
15 6 (0.39%) MCP
15 6 (0.39%) RHCA
16 5 (0.32%) CCIE
16 5 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
17 4 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.16%) SLA
2 17 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 17 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.97%) QA
4 13 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.78%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.065%) FATCA
7 1 (0.065%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.065%) PMO
System Software
1 260 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 226 (14.61%) Docker
3 167 (10.80%) Active Directory
4 83 (5.37%) vSphere
5 67 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
6 60 (3.88%) NFS
7 59 (3.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 49 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
9 44 (2.84%) vCloud
10 41 (2.65%) Hyper-V
11 40 (2.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 25 (1.62%) HDFS
13 24 (1.55%) VMware ESX
14 23 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
15 18 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
16 17 (1.10%) Veritas File System
17 16 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
17 16 (1.03%) XenDesktop
17 16 (1.03%) XenServer
18 15 (0.97%) KVM
Systems Management
1 518 (33.48%) Puppet
2 319 (20.62%) Ansible
3 201 (12.99%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (6.08%) Nagios
5 88 (5.69%) Terraform
6 73 (4.72%) Kubernetes
7 67 (4.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 60 (3.88%) ZABBIX
9 34 (2.20%) SCCM
9 34 (2.20%) SELinux
10 33 (2.13%) SCOM
10 33 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 31 (2.00%) logstash
12 29 (1.87%) NetBackup
13 26 (1.68%) Graphite
14 25 (1.62%) Packer
14 25 (1.62%) Tivoli
15 24 (1.55%) vRealize
16 23 (1.49%) Dollar Universe
17 21 (1.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1121 (72.46%) Red Hat
2 456 (29.48%) VMware
3 361 (23.34%) Oracle
4 205 (13.25%) IBM
4 205 (13.25%) Microsoft
5 142 (9.18%) HP
6 126 (8.14%) Cisco
7 99 (6.40%) Veritas
8 87 (5.62%) Sun
9 79 (5.11%) Atlassian
10 76 (4.91%) EMC
11 58 (3.75%) NetApp
12 50 (3.23%) Citrix
13 49 (3.17%) Symantec
14 46 (2.97%) TIBCO
15 43 (2.78%) Splunk
16 39 (2.52%) SAP
17 33 (2.13%) Brocade
18 27 (1.75%) F5
19 25 (1.62%) CA
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
I3
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £560 per day £Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £500 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago