The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 60 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.25% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.16% 1.08% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +39.00%
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 93 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.31% 21.88% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 56 56
Average daily rate £300 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £123 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.20 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Wales region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Wales region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales -12 7 £350 - 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (37.50%) Ansible
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) RHCE
4 4 (25.00%) Apache
4 4 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) SMTP
4 4 (25.00%) NFS
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) SSL
4 4 (25.00%) RHEV
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) StatsD
4 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (25.00%) IaaS
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (25.00%) Git (software)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
1 4 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SMTP
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX Support
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Software Packaging
1 4 (25.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) RAD
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) Ruby
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) RHCE
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) NFS
1 4 (25.00%) RHEV
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 4 (25.00%) StatsD
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
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