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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 192 197 193
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 652 588 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.08% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.33% 4.76% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 353 322
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 13
Average hourly rate £29.17 £46.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% +28.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.73 £43.25 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.77 £49.25 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.09 £46.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +28.47%

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
12239 12363 11400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.44% 22.61% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7267 7005 6246
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1044 1026
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 -4 580 £422 +8.77% 157
London -18 255 £439 -2.50% 68
South East -20 111 £450 +25.00% 18
Yorkshire +41 80 £385 +4.76% 29
City of London -6 68 £441 -2.11% 15
West Yorkshire +30 55 £413 +17.85% 26
Leeds +22 51 £413 +17.85% 23
East of England +7 34 £400 - 5
South West +7 33 £425 +17.24% 18
Scotland -3 32 £344 +5.76% 4
North West -16 27 £420 +68.00% 9
Surrey +18 25 £413 -2.94% 3
Oxfordshire -1 24 £458 +30.71% 3
South Yorkshire +12 22 £281 -23.46% 3
Essex +9 21 £400 -11.11%
Hampshire -15 19 £400 -5.88% 5
Berkshire -2 18 £394 -6.25% 7
Bristol -5 15 £500 +72.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 15 - -
Edinburgh -13 15 £350 - 4
Tyne and Wear -25 15 £282 +7.42%
North East -28 15 £282 +7.42% 1
Wales +3 14 £406 +14.03% 7
Lancashire +20 13 £428 -
East Midlands -12 13 £325 +6.12% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 13 £272 +3.71%
Southend-on-Sea - 13 £400 -
Cambridgeshire -15 12 £363 -9.37% 4
Reading -1 11 £450 +123.60% 5
South Wales -3 11 £406 +14.03% 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1152 (90.21%) Linux
2 980 (76.74%) Red Hat
3 426 (33.36%) Windows
4 399 (31.25%) Oracle
5 372 (29.13%) UNIX
6 333 (26.08%) Puppet
7 324 (25.37%) VMware
8 290 (22.71%) DevOps
9 284 (22.24%) Java
10 232 (18.17%) Python
11 230 (18.01%) Finance
12 227 (17.78%) SQL
13 226 (17.70%) Apache
14 217 (16.99%) Jenkins
15 211 (16.52%) Perl
16 209 (16.37%) Solaris
17 204 (15.97%) Bash Shell
18 196 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
19 192 (15.04%) SAN
20 180 (14.10%) Configuration Management
21 179 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
22 176 (13.78%) Oracle Database
23 175 (13.70%) Shell Script
24 168 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
25 167 (13.08%) Security Cleared
26 165 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
27 160 (12.53%) HP
28 157 (12.29%) Firewall
29 156 (12.22%) JBoss
29 156 (12.22%) Tomcat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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
1 226 (17.70%) Apache
2 156 (12.22%) Tomcat
2 156 (12.22%) JBoss
3 108 (8.46%) IIS
4 89 (6.97%) WebLogic
5 74 (5.79%) WebSphere
6 62 (4.86%) Confluence
7 36 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 30 (2.35%) OpenStack
9 27 (2.11%) Node.js
9 27 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 26 (2.04%) MS Exchange
11 24 (1.88%) nginx
12 14 (1.10%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (0.86%) AquaLogic
14 11 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.70%) SAS
15 9 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 61 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.02%) MS Office
3 7 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.078%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Maximo
2 8 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.55%) Tridion
4 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.47%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.39%) Magento
6 4 (0.31%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.23%) Endur
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.078%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.078%) RMDS
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.078%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.078%) Eikon
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 137 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 26 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.41%) IaaS
5 16 (1.25%) PaaS
6 9 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.70%) Office 365
7 8 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.55%) GitHub
9 6 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.47%) SaaS
10 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.31%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 192 (15.04%) SAN
2 157 (12.29%) Firewall
3 142 (11.12%) DNS
4 140 (10.96%) TCP/IP
5 92 (7.20%) LDAP
6 68 (5.32%) HTTP
7 58 (4.54%) DHCP
8 56 (4.39%) SSL
8 56 (4.39%) NAS
9 53 (4.15%) Internet
10 44 (3.45%) Network Security
11 33 (2.58%) WAN
12 28 (2.19%) LAN
13 23 (1.80%) AMQP
14 22 (1.72%) IPsec
15 21 (1.64%) SSH
16 15 (1.17%) FTP
16 15 (1.17%) VPN
17 14 (1.10%) Multicast
18 13 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (13.78%) Oracle Database
2 144 (11.28%) SQL Server
3 137 (10.73%) MySQL
4 86 (6.73%) MongoDB
5 61 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 56 (4.39%) Relational Database
7 50 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (3.21%) NoSQL
9 39 (3.05%) RDBMS
10 35 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
11 34 (2.66%) Hadoop
12 28 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (2.11%) Redis
14 26 (2.04%) CouchDB
15 21 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
16 18 (1.41%) Big Data
17 17 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (1.25%) WhereScape RED
19 13 (1.02%) Informix
Development Applications
1 217 (16.99%) Jenkins
2 139 (10.88%) Git (software)
3 108 (8.46%) JIRA
4 92 (7.20%) Subversion
5 85 (6.66%) Maven
6 56 (4.39%) Ant
7 42 (3.29%) Mercurial
8 40 (3.13%) Gradle
9 35 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 28 (2.19%) JUnit
11 26 (2.04%) Hudson
12 20 (1.57%) MSBuild
13 18 (1.41%) Eclipse
14 15 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (1.02%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.70%) ProC
17 6 (0.47%) Artifactory
18 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
18 4 (0.31%) JMeter
18 4 (0.31%) NetBeans
General
1 230 (18.01%) Finance
2 100 (7.83%) Banking
3 35 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 24 (1.88%) Marketing
5 23 (1.80%) Retail
6 21 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.49%) Games
8 15 (1.17%) Electronics
9 10 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.63%) Publishing
11 5 (0.39%) Legal
12 4 (0.31%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.23%) Front Office
13 3 (0.23%) Back Office
14 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.16%) Law
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
15 1 (0.078%) Automotive
15 1 (0.078%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 224 (17.54%) Administrator
2 177 (13.86%) Systems Administrator
3 169 (13.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 125 (9.79%) Linux Administrator
5 117 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
6 99 (7.75%) Developer
7 96 (7.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 75 (5.87%) Architect
9 71 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 60 (4.70%) DBA
11 57 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
12 55 (4.31%) Analyst
13 47 (3.68%) UNIX Engineer
13 47 (3.68%) UNIX Administrator
14 42 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
14 42 (3.29%) Java Developer
15 41 (3.21%) Consultant
15 41 (3.21%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 40 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 29 (2.27%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (11.28%) Web Services
2 99 (7.75%) Middleware
3 58 (4.54%) .NET
4 46 (3.60%) HTML
5 44 (3.45%) JSON
6 43 (3.37%) J2EE
7 42 (3.29%) Java EE
8 41 (3.21%) JMS
9 38 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
10 35 (2.74%) Django
10 35 (2.74%) CSS
11 33 (2.58%) HTML5
12 29 (2.27%) XML
12 29 (2.27%) LAMP
13 24 (1.88%) WebSphere MQ
14 23 (1.80%) Ajax
14 23 (1.80%) SOAP
14 23 (1.80%) Kafka
15 22 (1.72%) CSS3
16 21 (1.64%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.07%) Data Centre
2 79 (6.19%) Clustering
3 67 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.66%) PKI
7 32 (2.51%) Fixed Income
8 24 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 22 (1.72%) Computer Science
10 20 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 19 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.33%) HACMP
12 17 (1.33%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.17%) Replication
13 15 (1.17%) DataPower
14 13 (1.02%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.94%) Online Games
15 12 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.86%) Derivative
17 10 (0.78%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1152 (90.21%) Linux
2 426 (33.36%) Windows
3 372 (29.13%) UNIX
4 209 (16.37%) Solaris
5 144 (11.28%) CentOS
6 123 (9.63%) AIX
7 113 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 68 (5.32%) Ubuntu
10 60 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (3.45%) SUSE
12 38 (2.98%) Debian
13 23 (1.80%) Fedora
14 22 (1.72%) HPUX
15 21 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
16 19 (1.49%) Windows 2000
17 13 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 12 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
19 10 (0.78%) Mac OS X
20 8 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (22.71%) DevOps
2 180 (14.10%) Configuration Management
3 168 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
5 150 (11.75%) ITIL
6 129 (10.10%) Migration
7 88 (6.89%) Open Source
8 83 (6.50%) Scrum
9 82 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
10 75 (5.87%) Load Balancing
11 65 (5.09%) Change Management
12 64 (5.01%) E-Commerce
13 60 (4.70%) Project Management
14 55 (4.31%) Software Engineering
14 55 (4.31%) Problem Management
15 52 (4.07%) Service Management
15 52 (4.07%) SOA
16 47 (3.68%) Capacity Management
17 46 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
18 42 (3.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 284 (22.24%) Java
2 232 (18.17%) Python
3 227 (17.78%) SQL
4 211 (16.52%) Perl
5 204 (15.97%) Bash Shell
6 175 (13.70%) Shell Script
7 126 (9.87%) Ruby
8 92 (7.20%) PHP
9 70 (5.48%) PowerShell
10 62 (4.86%) PL/SQL
10 62 (4.86%) JavaScript
11 53 (4.15%) Korn
12 48 (3.76%) C++
13 46 (3.60%) C
14 22 (1.72%) VB
15 19 (1.49%) C#
16 14 (1.10%) AWK
17 13 (1.02%) Scala
18 11 (0.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 6 (0.47%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 167 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 96 (7.52%) SC Cleared
3 51 (3.99%) DV Cleared
4 46 (3.60%) Degree
5 35 (2.74%) RHCE
6 26 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.80%) MCSE
8 19 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.70%) CCNA
12 7 (0.55%) RHCSA
13 6 (0.47%) MCSA
13 6 (0.47%) CCNP
13 6 (0.47%) MCITP
14 5 (0.39%) RHCA
15 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.31%) BC Cleared
15 4 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.35%) SLA
2 26 (2.04%) QA
3 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
System Software
1 179 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 101 (7.91%) Active Directory
3 90 (7.05%) vSphere
4 58 (4.54%) Docker
5 50 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 48 (3.76%) NFS
7 41 (3.21%) VMware ESX
8 31 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
9 28 (2.19%) Hyper-V
10 25 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 24 (1.88%) KVM
12 20 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (1.33%) Varnish
14 16 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 16 (1.25%) vCloud
15 14 (1.10%) Postfix
16 12 (0.94%) Samba
17 11 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 11 (0.86%) Veritas File System
17 11 (0.86%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 333 (26.08%) Puppet
2 196 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.23%) Ansible
3 54 (4.23%) Nagios
4 48 (3.76%) NetBackup
5 44 (3.45%) Salt
6 42 (3.29%) Graphite
7 38 (2.98%) BladeLogic
8 33 (2.58%) Red Hat Satellite
9 30 (2.35%) yum
10 29 (2.27%) Vagrant
11 27 (2.11%) Tivoli
12 25 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
13 23 (1.80%) Zenoss
14 22 (1.72%) Control-M
15 20 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 20 (1.57%) Opsview
16 19 (1.49%) OpenView
17 18 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
18 17 (1.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 980 (76.74%) Red Hat
2 399 (31.25%) Oracle
3 324 (25.37%) VMware
4 160 (12.53%) HP
5 143 (11.20%) IBM
6 141 (11.04%) Microsoft
7 100 (7.83%) Cisco
8 98 (7.67%) EMC
9 85 (6.66%) Veritas
10 77 (6.03%) Sun
11 75 (5.87%) NetApp
12 55 (4.31%) Splunk
13 41 (3.21%) Symantec
14 35 (2.74%) Citrix
15 33 (2.58%) Dell
16 31 (2.43%) Informatica
17 29 (2.27%) BMC
18 28 (2.19%) Atlassian
19 26 (2.04%) SolarWinds
19 26 (2.04%) F5
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Chesterfield, Derbyshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Vertical IT Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Competitive/Negotiable
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