The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 May 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 34 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.00% 3.56% 6.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 9.92% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 18
Median daily rate £275 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.11% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £29.17
% change year-on-year - +28.55%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 72 131 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 24.00% 35.89% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 79 92
Median daily rate £225 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £515 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +105.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +3.12%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cambridge

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Pingdom
4 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (25.00%) PagerDuty

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) PagerDuty