Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 22 October 2018 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 85 104
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 26 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.24% 1.42% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.27% 7.83% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 2
Bristol median daily rate £463 £365 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -20.65% -10.24%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £338
90th Percentile £514 £475 £606
South West median daily rate £475 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +16.92% -4.41% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate - £25.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.44% -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +3.62%

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 Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 415 345 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.86% 18.17% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 207 243
Bristol median daily rate £388 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £130 £137 £152
90th Percentile £514 £488 £556
South West median daily rate £394 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.78% -3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 33
Bristol median hourly rate £20.94 £16.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.01% +1.52% +6.45%
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.13 £10.65
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +78.67% +17.19% -8.57%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Bristol

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Bristol

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Bristol

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Puppet
3 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
4 14 (53.85%) VMware
4 14 (53.85%) DevOps
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (50.00%) Windows
6 12 (46.15%) CentOS
6 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (42.31%) Terraform
7 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
7 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (38.46%) Ansible
8 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (34.62%) Scrum
9 9 (34.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (34.62%) Selenium
9 9 (34.62%) Fat Client
9 9 (34.62%) Vagrant
9 9 (34.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (34.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (34.62%) Packer
9 9 (34.62%) Travis CI
9 9 (34.62%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (34.62%) Change Management
9 9 (34.62%) MKS
9 9 (34.62%) Thin Client
9 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (34.62%) JBoss
1 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Houdini
1 1 (3.85%) Maya
1 1 (3.85%) NUKE
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (34.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (34.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.85%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) BGP
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) OSPF
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) Ant
2 9 (34.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (34.62%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) Travis CI
2 9 (34.62%) Vagrant
3 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Administrator
1 11 (42.31%) DevOps Engineer
1 11 (42.31%) Linux Administrator
1 11 (42.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 11 (42.31%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (11.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) JSP
1 9 (34.62%) Struts
2 4 (15.38%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) LAMP
3 3 (11.54%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.85%) Doctrine
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) Symfony
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Fat Client
1 9 (34.62%) Thin Client
2 4 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (11.54%) Animation
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) CentOS
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Debian
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 2 (7.69%) VMS
8 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
2 14 (53.85%) DevOps
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (34.62%) Change Management
5 9 (34.62%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Security Hardening
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Visual Effects
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) Kanban
8 1 (3.85%) Open Source
8 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (3.85%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) Perl
4 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (26.92%) NFS
3 7 (26.92%) Samba
4 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (7.69%) Docker
7 1 (3.85%) KVM
7 1 (3.85%) OpenAM
7 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) Puppet
2 11 (42.31%) Terraform
3 10 (38.46%) Ansible
4 9 (34.62%) Packer
5 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (7.69%) Salt
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (3.85%) Suricata
7 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
2 9 (34.62%) Google
2 9 (34.62%) MKS
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Nokia
4 1 (3.85%) Qualys
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) Zend