The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 37 50 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.49% 2.11% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.94% 5.84% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Median daily rate £463 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.30% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £44.25 £31.09
% change year-on-year -37.85% +42.35%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 63 154 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 18.81% 36.15% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 104 25
Median daily rate £400 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.07% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £11.20 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.00 £17.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cardiff

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cardiff

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) Ansible
3 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) Debian
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (50.00%) Terraform
6 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
6 3 (37.50%) Docker
6 3 (37.50%) DevOps
6 3 (37.50%) Confluence
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) CentOS
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (25.00%) Maven
7 2 (25.00%) Remedy
7 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (25.00%) Ant
7 2 (25.00%) Hudson

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
3 2 (25.00%) Ant
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (12.50%) NuGet
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Debian
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JCL
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) iptables
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Ansible
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Consul
3 1 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (12.50%) Pingdom
3 1 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica
4 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
4 1 (12.50%) PagerDuty
4 1 (12.50%) Thunderhead