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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 67 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 11 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.33% 0.35% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.91% 1.69% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 18
Median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £562 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

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 139 177 184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 16.77% 20.87% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 111 143
Median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £172 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.09% -13.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 24 June 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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 14 (50.00%) Puppet
4 13 (46.43%) DevOps
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
6 10 (35.71%) VMware
6 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) CentOS
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
7 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
8 8 (28.57%) Java
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (25.00%) Skype for Business
9 7 (25.00%) Skype
9 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
9 7 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) Unix
9 7 (25.00%) Python
9 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
9 7 (25.00%) DNS
9 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (21.43%) Perl
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.71%) Alfresco
4 3 (10.71%) Mule
5 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.57%) Apache
6 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
1 7 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) PuTTY
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) WinSCP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) DAB
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (10.71%) Toad
3 2 (7.14%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.14%) TestNG
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) MCollective
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) OAuth2
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) SAML
4 1 (3.57%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) CentOS
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (25.00%) Unix
6 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (10.71%) Debian
7 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Web Operations
6 2 (7.14%) API Testing
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) Groovy
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) F#
6 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.57%) RHCA
3 1 (3.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) DFS Replication
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (14.29%) Docker
5 3 (10.71%) vSphere
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.57%) GFS2
7 1 (3.57%) Gluster
7 1 (3.57%) OCFS2
7 1 (3.57%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (21.43%) Ansible
3 4 (14.29%) Terraform
3 4 (14.29%) vRealize
4 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (3.57%) Graphite
5 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.57%) Kibana
5 1 (3.57%) Nessus
5 1 (3.57%) Nexpose
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) Gemalto
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Rapid7