The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 April 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 74 89
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.57% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 1.86% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £325 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.03% +17.42%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 276 215 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.34% 20.09% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 91 95
Median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 21
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Buckinghamshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Buckinghamshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Milton Keynes -1 5 £325 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) SAML
4 7 (35.00%) High Availability
5 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) SailPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Drupal
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Symantec
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 4 (20.00%) MapReduce
7 4 (20.00%) Gradle
7 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (20.00%) Big Data
7 4 (20.00%) Perl
7 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) Ant
7 4 (20.00%) EJB
7 4 (20.00%) CSS

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (30.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
1 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Ant
1 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (20.00%) Gradle
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Internet Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) JSP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) SAML
2 6 (30.00%) SailPoint
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) EJB
4 4 (20.00%) Java EE
4 4 (20.00%) JMS
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (20.00%) CentOS
4 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) MapReduce
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V2
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Security Hardening
4 2 (10.00%) Server Building
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (10.00%) vCloud
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
1 2 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle