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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 64 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.13% - 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.70% - 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£330 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
158 145 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.90% 28.49% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 47
Average daily rate £345 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.20 £16.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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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 11 July 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 - 9 £330 - 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (76.47%) Linux
1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (35.29%) Ansible
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Memcached
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) StatsD
3 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (23.53%) IaaS
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) CentOS
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) SaaS
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
3 4 (23.53%) Software Packaging
3 4 (23.53%) RAD
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
1 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SMTP
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Support
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
1 4 (23.53%) Software Packaging
1 4 (23.53%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) RAD
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) RHCE
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vCloud
2 2 (11.76%) RHEV
2 2 (11.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
1 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (35.29%) Ansible
2 4 (23.53%) StatsD
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) HP