The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 53 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.74% 1.12% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.17% 4.58% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Median daily rate £525 - £325
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 126 153 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.38% 24.48% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 75 55
Median daily rate £315 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +34.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 44
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.03 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £40.50
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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Cambridge +6 2 £363 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) JSP 440
4 6 (60.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (60.00%) PRINCE
4 6 (60.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (50.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) C
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) System Design Authority
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Linux-HA
1 1 (10.00%) Pacemaker
1 1 (10.00%) Pingdom
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (10.00%) PagerDuty