The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 65 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 0.78% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.83% 3.08% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£253 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.30% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 130 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.89% 25.39% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 49
Average daily rate £300 £298 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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
South Wales -18 4 £153 -53.07% 4
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) Red Hat
3 14 (41.18%) VMware
4 12 (35.29%) RHCE
4 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (35.29%) CentOS
4 12 (35.29%) Open Source
5 11 (32.35%) MongoDB
5 11 (32.35%) Oracle
5 11 (32.35%) UNIX
6 10 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (20.59%) Database Tuning
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
8 7 (20.59%) RDBMS
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (20.59%) Replication
9 6 (17.65%) AIX
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle9i Database

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) IaaS
1 4 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) SSH
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) MongoDB
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (20.59%) RDBMS
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) DBA
4 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Memcached
1 4 (11.76%) Software Packaging
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (8.82%) WebCenter
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Open Source
2 7 (20.59%) Replication
3 4 (11.76%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) CentOS
3 11 (32.35%) UNIX
4 6 (17.65%) AIX
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Database Tuning
1 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
2 6 (17.65%) DevOps
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Coaching
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) Korn
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) RHCE
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (11.76%) VCP5
4 2 (5.88%) RHCSA
4 2 (5.88%) RHCT
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) NFS
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Ansible
3 4 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (11.76%) StatsD
3 4 (11.76%) Graphite
4 2 (5.88%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Red Hat
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Apple
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) EMC
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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