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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 145 179 178
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 883 754 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.37% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.37% 6.36% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 495 446
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 £317 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £21.00 £30.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £21.00 £54.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £35.58
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -40.96%

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
10548 11854 12989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 21.47% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 6971 7701
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 976 1115
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.46 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +35 837 £438 +2.94% 110
London +20 357 £488 +8.33% 43
South East +25 169 £430 +3.61% 25
North West +48 76 £425 +0.59% 13
North East +28 70 £327 -24.12%
Tyne and Wear +25 68 £329 -23.70%
Newcastle upon Tyne +24 67 £329 -23.54%
Hampshire +7 63 £410 +2.50% 6
City of London -15 52 £450 -2.70% 9
South West +47 50 £400 +8.10% 6
Yorkshire +16 45 £425 +13.33% 11
East of England +11 43 £430 -9.47% 5
Manchester +20 36 £445 +14.10% 12
Berkshire +12 36 £488 +11.42% 6
West Yorkshire +26 33 £425 +15.25% 8
Leeds +24 27 £450 +13.20% 8
Buckinghamshire +28 24 £408 -22.38%
Milton Keynes +30 23 £425 +6.25%
Surrey +10 23 £408 -9.44% 9
Wales +4 17 £450 - 2
Essex +2 17 £480 -8.57% 2
Scotland -12 16 £400 -5.88% 5
Hertfordshire - 16 £258 -
Lancashire +6 14 £420 -0.59%
Wiltshire +2 14 £481 +36.52% 1
Croydon -6 14 £485 +2.10%
Stockport - 14 £435 -
Reading +1 13 £498 +11.48% 5
South Yorkshire -13 13 £348 -10.89% 2
Gloucestershire +8 12 £400 +2.56% 3

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1732 (100.00%) Linux
2 1198 (69.17%) Red Hat
3 583 (33.66%) Puppet
4 520 (30.02%) VMware
5 519 (29.97%) DevOps
6 509 (29.39%) Windows
7 472 (27.25%) Unix
8 449 (25.92%) Oracle
9 403 (23.27%) Security Cleared
10 377 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
11 362 (20.90%) CentOS
12 325 (18.76%) Java
13 322 (18.59%) Jenkins
14 315 (18.19%) Ansible
15 312 (18.01%) Bash Shell
16 302 (17.44%) Perl
17 300 (17.32%) Configuration Management
17 300 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
18 280 (16.17%) Apache
19 278 (16.05%) SC Cleared
20 273 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
20 273 (15.76%) Python
21 258 (14.90%) Solaris
21 258 (14.90%) Finance
22 257 (14.84%) ITIL
23 255 (14.72%) AIX
24 253 (14.61%) Docker
25 248 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
26 241 (13.91%) Git (software)
27 235 (13.57%) 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
1 280 (16.17%) Apache
2 190 (10.97%) Tomcat
3 142 (8.20%) JBoss
4 136 (7.85%) WebLogic
5 94 (5.43%) Confluence
6 83 (4.79%) WebSphere
7 57 (3.29%) IIS
8 55 (3.18%) OpenStack
9 42 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 31 (1.79%) nginx
11 27 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (1.33%) Apache Spark
12 23 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 20 (1.15%) MS Exchange
14 18 (1.04%) Drupal
14 18 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
15 15 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
16 12 (0.69%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.64%) iPlanet
17 11 (0.64%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 50 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.15%) MS Office
3 10 (0.58%) HipChat
4 8 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.35%) MS Project
5 6 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.058%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 20 (1.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 20 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.58%) Magento
3 9 (0.52%) SAP hybris
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.29%) assyst
5 5 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.23%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.17%) Documaker
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.17%) RMDS
7 3 (0.17%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.12%) Traffica
9 1 (0.058%) Exstream
9 1 (0.058%) Maximo
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 273 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (3.00%) IaaS
4 47 (2.71%) PaaS
5 45 (2.60%) GitHub
6 44 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (2.42%) Amazon S3
8 30 (1.73%) SaaS
9 27 (1.56%) Route 53
10 25 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 12 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.64%) DigitalOcean
15 10 (0.58%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 8 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
18 7 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 6 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 194 (11.20%) DNS
2 189 (10.91%) SAN
3 178 (10.28%) Firewall
4 149 (8.60%) TCP/IP
5 137 (7.91%) SSL
6 120 (6.93%) LDAP
7 97 (5.60%) VPN
8 85 (4.91%) HTTP
9 58 (3.35%) DHCP
9 58 (3.35%) Internet
10 57 (3.29%) SSH
11 41 (2.37%) NAS
12 39 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 29 (1.67%) Network Security
14 28 (1.62%) HTTPS
14 28 (1.62%) OpenLDAP
15 27 (1.56%) LAN
16 25 (1.44%) Kerberos
17 24 (1.39%) FTP
17 24 (1.39%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (8.14%) MySQL
2 133 (7.68%) PostgreSQL
3 110 (6.35%) SQL Server
4 107 (6.18%) Oracle Database
5 92 (5.31%) MongoDB
6 87 (5.02%) Hadoop
7 79 (4.56%) NoSQL
8 71 (4.10%) Relational Database
9 64 (3.70%) Big Data
9 64 (3.70%) DB2
10 61 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 32 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
12 28 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
14 20 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (1.04%) HBase
17 17 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (0.92%) RDBMS
19 15 (0.87%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 322 (18.59%) Jenkins
2 241 (13.91%) Git (software)
3 132 (7.62%) JIRA
4 89 (5.14%) Subversion
5 61 (3.52%) Vagrant
6 53 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 51 (2.94%) Ant
8 46 (2.66%) JUnit
9 38 (2.19%) Maven
10 34 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 34 (1.96%) Bitbucket
10 34 (1.96%) Eclipse
10 34 (1.96%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.50%) Gradle
12 23 (1.33%) SonarQube
13 22 (1.27%) Hudson
13 22 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
14 20 (1.15%) Artifactory
15 19 (1.10%) Jasmine
16 13 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 258 (14.90%) Finance
2 124 (7.16%) Banking
3 47 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 34 (1.96%) Marketing
5 29 (1.67%) Retail
6 25 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 24 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.15%) Back Office
8 20 (1.15%) Electronics
8 20 (1.15%) Publishing
9 18 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.87%) Law
11 12 (0.69%) Games
12 10 (0.58%) Front Office
13 7 (0.40%) Military
14 5 (0.29%) Advertising
15 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.12%) Legal
17 1 (0.058%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.058%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 349 (20.15%) Administrator
2 316 (18.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 239 (13.80%) Systems Administrator
4 228 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
5 224 (12.93%) Linux Administrator
6 167 (9.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 142 (8.20%) Consultant
8 122 (7.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 116 (6.70%) Developer
10 112 (6.47%) Architect
11 99 (5.72%) AWS DevOps
12 94 (5.43%) Unix Administrator
13 74 (4.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 70 (4.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 68 (3.93%) AWS Engineer
16 67 (3.87%) DevOps Consultant
17 55 (3.18%) Unix Engineer
18 54 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
19 51 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
19 51 (2.94%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (7.22%) Middleware
2 72 (4.16%) Web Services
3 57 (3.29%) HTML
4 56 (3.23%) JSON
5 55 (3.18%) J2EE
6 52 (3.00%) XML
7 50 (2.89%) LAMP
8 49 (2.83%) CSS
9 47 (2.71%) WebSphere MQ
10 40 (2.31%) REST
10 40 (2.31%) Spring
11 39 (2.25%) ELK Stack
12 38 (2.19%) Software Packaging
13 34 (1.96%) .NET
14 33 (1.91%) JMS
15 32 (1.85%) jQuery
15 32 (1.85%) MCollective
16 29 (1.67%) Java EE
17 23 (1.33%) SOAP
17 23 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 136 (7.85%) Clustering
2 122 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 94 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (4.56%) Public Cloud
5 49 (2.83%) Private Cloud
6 41 (2.37%) Replication
7 32 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 30 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 24 (1.39%) Mainframe
11 21 (1.21%) EMC VNX
12 20 (1.15%) Computer Science
13 19 (1.10%) DataPower
14 16 (0.92%) Smart Meter
15 12 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
15 12 (0.69%) Visualisation
16 10 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (0.58%) PKI
16 10 (0.58%) Virtual Team
17 9 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1732 (100.00%) Linux
2 509 (29.39%) Windows
3 472 (27.25%) Unix
4 362 (20.90%) CentOS
5 258 (14.90%) Solaris
6 255 (14.72%) AIX
7 208 (12.01%) Windows Server
8 132 (7.62%) Ubuntu
9 129 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 98 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (3.64%) HPUX
12 56 (3.23%) SUSE
13 51 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
14 46 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (1.62%) Debian
16 23 (1.33%) Windows 7
17 19 (1.10%) Windows XP
18 18 (1.04%) Fedora
19 16 (0.92%) CoreOS
19 16 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (29.97%) DevOps
2 377 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
3 300 (17.32%) Configuration Management
4 257 (14.84%) ITIL
5 248 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
6 160 (9.24%) Scrum
7 147 (8.49%) Open Source
8 139 (8.03%) Migration
9 130 (7.51%) Load Balancing
10 129 (7.45%) High Availability
11 98 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
12 95 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 84 (4.85%) Mentoring
14 77 (4.45%) Service Management
15 73 (4.21%) Service Delivery
16 68 (3.93%) E-Commerce
16 68 (3.93%) Software Engineering
17 63 (3.64%) OO
18 61 (3.52%) TDD
19 59 (3.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 325 (18.76%) Java
2 312 (18.01%) Bash Shell
3 302 (17.44%) Perl
4 273 (15.76%) Python
5 233 (13.45%) SQL
6 221 (12.76%) Ruby
7 185 (10.68%) Shell Script
8 134 (7.74%) PowerShell
9 115 (6.64%) PHP
10 81 (4.68%) JavaScript
11 55 (3.18%) PL/SQL
12 53 (3.06%) C
13 46 (2.66%) Korn
14 27 (1.56%) C#
15 26 (1.50%) Go
16 21 (1.21%) AWK
17 17 (0.98%) VB.NET
18 15 (0.87%) VBScript
19 12 (0.69%) C++
20 11 (0.64%) sed
Qualifications
1 403 (23.27%) Security Cleared
2 278 (16.05%) SC Cleared
3 89 (5.14%) DV Cleared
4 65 (3.75%) RHCE
5 57 (3.29%) Degree
6 36 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 31 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (1.27%) RHCSA
10 21 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.92%) RHCA
12 12 (0.69%) CCNP
13 11 (0.64%) MCSE
14 10 (0.58%) CCNA
15 7 (0.40%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.40%) CISSP
15 7 (0.40%) OCP
15 7 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
16 6 (0.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.14%) SLA
2 23 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.10%) QA
4 15 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.23%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.058%) FATCA
6 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 300 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 253 (14.61%) Docker
3 172 (9.93%) Active Directory
4 114 (6.58%) vSphere
5 61 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 56 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 55 (3.18%) vCloud
8 54 (3.12%) NFS
9 52 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
10 49 (2.83%) Hyper-V
10 49 (2.83%) KVM
10 49 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
11 37 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 28 (1.62%) VMware ESX
13 20 (1.15%) HDFS
13 20 (1.15%) Postfix
14 18 (1.04%) XenApp
14 18 (1.04%) XenDesktop
14 18 (1.04%) XenServer
15 16 (0.92%) Squid
Systems Management
1 583 (33.66%) Puppet
2 315 (18.19%) Ansible
3 235 (13.57%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (5.72%) Kubernetes
5 91 (5.25%) Nagios
6 86 (4.97%) Terraform
7 60 (3.46%) Red Hat Satellite
8 53 (3.06%) ZABBIX
9 42 (2.42%) SCCM
10 36 (2.08%) SCOM
10 36 (2.08%) Tivoli
11 35 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
12 34 (1.96%) logstash
13 31 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 25 (1.44%) NetBackup
15 23 (1.33%) Packer
15 23 (1.33%) vRealize
16 22 (1.27%) Consul
17 21 (1.21%) Salt
18 19 (1.10%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1198 (69.17%) Red Hat
2 520 (30.02%) VMware
3 449 (25.92%) Oracle
4 208 (12.01%) IBM
5 192 (11.09%) Microsoft
6 164 (9.47%) HP
7 152 (8.78%) EMC
8 143 (8.26%) Cisco
9 94 (5.43%) Veritas
10 90 (5.20%) Citrix
11 77 (4.45%) Sun
12 68 (3.93%) Atlassian
13 56 (3.23%) NetApp
14 43 (2.48%) Symantec
15 39 (2.25%) SAP
16 35 (2.02%) F5
17 34 (1.96%) Dell
18 27 (1.56%) Brocade
18 27 (1.56%) TIBCO
19 26 (1.50%) CheckPoint
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