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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 69 69 116
Rank change year-on-year 0 +47  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 32 57 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.73% 2.32% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.31% 11.29% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 5
Median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £343 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 283 505 574
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 15.29% 20.52% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 302 291
Median daily rate £400 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 39
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 21 £500 +19.04% 2
Bracknell -7 5 - -
Slough +8 3 £370 +4.96%
Newbury - 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (51.52%) Unix
2 34 (51.52%) Bash Shell
3 33 (50.00%) Python
3 33 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 32 (48.48%) DevOps
5 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 29 (43.94%) Java
7 28 (42.42%) Ubuntu
7 28 (42.42%) Security Cleared
7 28 (42.42%) CentOS
7 28 (42.42%) Ansible
8 24 (36.36%) SC Cleared
9 23 (34.85%) SSH
9 23 (34.85%) Debian
9 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
10 21 (31.82%) SELinux
11 20 (30.30%) Hadoop
12 19 (28.79%) Prototyping
13 18 (27.27%) HTTP
13 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
14 16 (24.24%) ICMP
14 16 (24.24%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (19.70%) Puppet
16 12 (18.18%) Open Source
16 12 (18.18%) SAN
16 12 (18.18%) Oracle
17 11 (16.67%) Jenkins
18 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
19 9 (13.64%) HP

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related 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 8 (12.12%) Apache
2 5 (7.58%) Confluence
2 5 (7.58%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) JBoss
4 2 (3.03%) nginx
4 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Exstream
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.85%) SSH
2 18 (27.27%) HTTP
2 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 16 (24.24%) ICMP
4 12 (18.18%) SAN
5 6 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (3.03%) DNS
6 2 (3.03%) FTP
6 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.03%) Internet
6 2 (3.03%) SSL
6 2 (3.03%) Telnet
7 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) Hadoop
2 7 (10.61%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) Big Data
4 4 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.61%) Vagrant
4 6 (9.09%) JIRA
5 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.52%) JMeter
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
7 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.52%) Subversion
7 1 (1.52%) Trac
General
1 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Consultant
3 11 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Python Developer
5 9 (13.64%) DevOps Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Java Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Java Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) JavaScript Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (10.61%) Administrator
7 7 (10.61%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (10.61%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Open Source Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (6.06%) Hadoop Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Middleware
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.55%) CGI
3 3 (4.55%) LAMP
3 3 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) CSS
4 2 (3.03%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) Memcached
5 1 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.52%) Java EE
5 1 (1.52%) JMS
5 1 (1.52%) JSON
5 1 (1.52%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.52%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (10.61%) Clustering
3 4 (6.06%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.55%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) IVR
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (51.52%) Unix
3 28 (42.42%) CentOS
3 28 (42.42%) Ubuntu
4 23 (34.85%) Debian
5 8 (12.12%) Solaris
6 4 (6.06%) Windows
7 1 (1.52%) AIX
7 1 (1.52%) Mesosphere
7 1 (1.52%) SUSE
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) DevOps
2 19 (28.79%) Prototyping
3 12 (18.18%) Open Source
4 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 8 (12.12%) Process Improvement
5 6 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.09%) Open Source Development
5 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.06%) ITSM
6 4 (6.06%) SIEM
7 3 (4.55%) Application Performance Management
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) Bash Shell
2 33 (50.00%) Python
3 29 (43.94%) Java
4 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.58%) Perl
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
6 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.55%) SQL
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 24 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) RHCE
4 2 (3.03%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) NFS
3 2 (3.03%) Corosync
3 2 (3.03%) Firmware
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (42.42%) Ansible
2 21 (31.82%) SELinux
3 13 (19.70%) Puppet
4 7 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (7.58%) Pingdom
7 4 (6.06%) Terraform
8 3 (4.55%) Consul
9 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Pacemaker
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (1.52%) Mesos
10 1 (1.52%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 9 (13.64%) HP
3 9 (13.64%) IBM
4 7 (10.61%) TIBCO
5 6 (9.09%) AppDynamics
6 5 (7.58%) Atlassian
6 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.58%) PagerDuty
7 4 (6.06%) NetApp
7 4 (6.06%) Veritas
8 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.03%) SAP
8 2 (3.03%) Symantec
8 2 (3.03%) VMware
9 1 (1.52%) Axway
9 1 (1.52%) Informatica
9 1 (1.52%) New Relic
9 1 (1.52%) Siebel