Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 132 125
Rank change year-on-year +38 -7 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 11 43 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.63% 1.01% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 6.13% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 25
Median daily rate £325 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% - -2.70%
10th Percentile £243 £290 £363
90th Percentile £513 £571 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £66.00 £46.67 £49.50
% change year-on-year +41.42% -5.72% +80.00%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 270 702 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.51% 16.42% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 363 394
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £138 £156 £156
90th Percentile £650 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £415
% change year-on-year -3.03% -0.60% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 53 57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -29.41% +28.30%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.54 £44.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +12.90%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Berkshire over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 6 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 7 £325 -31.58% 2
Newbury +9 2 £245 - 1
Slough +15 1 £450 +20.00%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Ansible
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) OpenStack
6 3 (27.27%) Puppet
6 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
6 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) SUSE
7 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) NetApp
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) LDAP
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (36.36%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Junos
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) VXLAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Informix
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Informix Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Native
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) SUSE
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (9.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
1 2 (18.18%) Server Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Co-Creation
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) Data Conversion
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (9.09%) Product Management
2 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) KVM
3 2 (18.18%) VMware NSX
4 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
3 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
4 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
4 1 (9.09%) Icinga
4 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) Google
6 1 (9.09%) Mavenir
6 1 (9.09%) Mirantis
6 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow