Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 83 136
Rank change year-on-year -23 +53 -35
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 56 91 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.38% 2.14% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.21% 11.07% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 72 29
Berkshire median daily rate £368 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.54% +8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £356 £304
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - -
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +28.21% +7.59%

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 777 822 958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.19% 19.31% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 443 496
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
10th Percentile £183 £207 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 118
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -30.39% +26.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £49.38 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +17.63%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor 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 19 November 2017. 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 -1 22 £368 -18.33% 2
Bracknell -12 8 £450 -10.00%
Newbury +4 7 £300 -20.00%
Slough -1 5 £550 +51.72%
Wokingham +8 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (60.71%) Red Hat
3 28 (50.00%) VMware
4 20 (35.71%) Windows
5 19 (33.93%) Python
6 18 (32.14%) Bash Shell
7 16 (28.57%) Perl
8 15 (26.79%) Oracle
8 15 (26.79%) Unix
8 15 (26.79%) Puppet
8 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (25.00%) Ansible
9 14 (25.00%) DNS
10 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
10 13 (23.21%) EMC
11 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (19.64%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (19.64%) Oracle Exalogic
12 11 (19.64%) Solaris
12 11 (19.64%) MySQL
12 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
12 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
13 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
13 10 (17.86%) Firewall
13 10 (17.86%) Sun
13 10 (17.86%) Cisco
13 10 (17.86%) IBM
13 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure

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 9 (16.07%) IIS
2 8 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.57%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) IBM Domino
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (12.50%) IaaS
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.93%) Office 365
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.57%) PaaS
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.86%) Firewall
4 8 (14.29%) SAN
5 5 (8.93%) NAS
5 5 (8.93%) VPN
6 4 (7.14%) Internet
6 4 (7.14%) LTE
6 4 (7.14%) WAN
7 3 (5.36%) DHCP
7 3 (5.36%) LDAP
7 3 (5.36%) VoIP
8 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.79%) 3G
9 1 (1.79%) BGP
9 1 (1.79%) IKE
9 1 (1.79%) MPLS
9 1 (1.79%) SNMP
9 1 (1.79%) VRRP
9 1 (1.79%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) MySQL
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle Exadata
2 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) HBase
6 1 (1.79%) Impala
6 1 (1.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) Ant
3 2 (3.57%) Maven
3 2 (3.57%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Architect
2 16 (28.57%) Administrator
3 9 (16.07%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (16.07%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Server Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) VMware Architect
8 3 (5.36%) AWS Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) JSON
1 6 (10.71%) LAMP
1 6 (10.71%) Web Services
2 4 (7.14%) Sensu
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) REST
3 2 (3.57%) RESTful
3 2 (3.57%) SOAP
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle Exalogic
2 8 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 8 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.50%) EMC VNX
4 5 (8.93%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Derivative
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Windows
3 15 (26.79%) Unix
4 11 (19.64%) Solaris
5 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (14.29%) CentOS
8 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (8.93%) AIX
10 5 (8.93%) Debian
10 5 (8.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (7.14%) SUSE
12 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
12 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (14.29%) DevOps
1 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (14.29%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
2 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (12.50%) Open Source
3 5 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL V3
3 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.14%) API Integration
4 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.36%) Change Control
5 3 (5.36%) Microservices
5 3 (5.36%) Proactive Management
5 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Python
2 18 (32.14%) Bash Shell
3 16 (28.57%) Perl
4 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 9 (16.07%) Ruby
6 6 (10.71%) Java
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.14%) SQL
9 3 (5.36%) C
9 3 (5.36%) PHP
10 2 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) MCSE
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) CCNP
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) MCSA
5 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) RHCE
6 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.07%) Xen
3 8 (14.29%) vSphere
4 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 6 (10.71%) Docker
5 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.14%) KVM
5 4 (7.14%) vCloud
5 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.14%) VMware NSX
6 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.57%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.79%) HDFS
7 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) Puppet
2 14 (25.00%) Ansible
3 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.71%) Nagios
4 6 (10.71%) vRealize
5 5 (8.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (7.14%) vCenter Server
6 4 (7.14%) ZABBIX
7 2 (3.57%) CFEngine
7 2 (3.57%) CloudForms
7 2 (3.57%) Cobbler
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (3.57%) SCCM
7 2 (3.57%) SCOM
7 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
7 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
7 2 (3.57%) Unicenter
8 1 (1.79%) Ambari
8 1 (1.79%) MOM
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Red Hat
2 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (26.79%) Oracle
4 13 (23.21%) EMC
5 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.86%) Cisco
6 10 (17.86%) IBM
6 10 (17.86%) Sun
7 6 (10.71%) HP
8 5 (8.93%) NetApp
9 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.36%) Dell
9 3 (5.36%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.57%) CA
10 2 (3.57%) Citrix
10 2 (3.57%) Lotus
10 2 (3.57%) Nimsoft
10 2 (3.57%) Zerto
11 1 (1.79%) Remedy
11 1 (1.79%) SunGard