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 3 months to 28 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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 57 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 17 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.09% 1.64% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.18% 7.61% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 8
Median daily rate £500 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £357 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £443 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 129 197 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.89% 21.58% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 132 90
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £49.55 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 28 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (45.00%) Client/Server
6 9 (45.00%) DNS
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) Skype for Business
8 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
8 7 (35.00%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (35.00%) DevOps
8 7 (35.00%) Skype
9 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (30.00%) Puppet
9 6 (30.00%) DFS Replication
9 6 (30.00%) CentOS
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (25.00%) VMware
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (20.00%) Python
11 4 (20.00%) Unix

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 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (35.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (35.00%) Skype
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) DAB
5 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) NAS
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (10.00%) Toad
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) MCollective
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth2
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SAML
2 1 (5.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (30.00%) CentOS
7 4 (20.00%) Unix
8 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (10.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Hardening
5 2 (10.00%) Web Operations
6 1 (5.00%) API Testing
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
1 4 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) F#
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (30.00%) DFS Replication
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.00%) Docker
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (5.00%) GFS2
6 1 (5.00%) Gluster
6 1 (5.00%) OCFS2
6 1 (5.00%) Shibboleth
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) vRealize
3 2 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (5.00%) Graphite
4 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Gemalto
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Sonatype