Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 6 months to 21 April 2019 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 190 143
Rank change year-on-year +11 -47 +40
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 107 108 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.20% 1.17% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.02% 5.80% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 87
Central London median daily rate £525 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +21.05% -
10th Percentile £431 £431 £300
90th Percentile £675 £838 £618
London median daily rate £550 £538 £500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +100.00% -44.83%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,776 1,862 1,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.96% 20.20% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,292 1,426 1,286
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £163 £200 £270
90th Percentile £650 £653 £638
London median daily rate £480 £480 £450
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 25
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -9.00% +5.78%
10th Percentile £16.78 £11.25 £12.60
90th Percentile £34.38 £30.00 £97.50
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.49 £21.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% -9.37% +22.86%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Central London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Central London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Central London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Central London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Central London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 80 £550 -8.33% 7
Southwark -20 17 £575 +15.00%
City of Westminster -20 3 £350 -30.86%
West End of London -16 1 £713 +54.05%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £550 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 107 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (55.14%) Finance
3 56 (52.34%) DevOps
4 49 (45.79%) Red Hat
5 43 (40.19%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (38.32%) Windows
7 38 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 38 (35.51%) Windows Server
8 35 (32.71%) Active Directory
9 34 (31.78%) Terraform
10 29 (27.10%) X-Windows
11 28 (26.17%) Python
12 23 (21.50%) VMware
13 22 (20.56%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (20.56%) Ansible
14 19 (17.76%) Oracle
15 18 (16.82%) Bash Shell
16 16 (14.95%) Puppet
16 16 (14.95%) Splunk
16 16 (14.95%) Banking
16 16 (14.95%) Unix
17 14 (13.08%) Security Cleared
18 13 (12.15%) Jenkins
18 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (11.21%) Ruby
19 12 (11.21%) JIRA
19 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (11.21%) PowerShell
19 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
19 12 (11.21%) ITIL

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 9 (8.41%) Apache
2 6 (5.61%) JBoss
2 6 (5.61%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.67%) Confluence
4 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.80%) nginx
6 2 (1.87%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.87%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.87%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 38 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (20.56%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.48%) Datadog
4 6 (5.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (4.67%) GitHub
6 4 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.74%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.80%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (2.80%) Office 365
8 2 (1.87%) Apigee
8 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.87%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.93%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.93%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) SAN
2 8 (7.48%) Firewall
3 7 (6.54%) VPN
4 6 (5.61%) DNS
4 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.67%) BGP
5 5 (4.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (4.67%) EIGRP
5 5 (4.67%) IGMP
5 5 (4.67%) LAN
5 5 (4.67%) MPLS
5 5 (4.67%) Multicast
5 5 (4.67%) Network Security
5 5 (4.67%) OSPF
6 4 (3.74%) DHCP
6 4 (3.74%) NAS
7 3 (2.80%) HTTP
7 3 (2.80%) WAN
8 2 (1.87%) FTP
8 2 (1.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.74%) MySQL
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.80%) MariaDB
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.87%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.87%) HBase
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.93%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.21%) JIRA
3 10 (9.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (4.67%) Subversion
5 4 (3.74%) Maven
6 3 (2.80%) Ant
6 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.87%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.87%) CF BOSH
7 2 (1.87%) GitLab
7 2 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 59 (55.14%) Finance
2 16 (14.95%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (33.64%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (19.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 18 (16.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 17 (15.89%) Azure DevOps
5 17 (15.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 17 (15.89%) Azure Engineer
6 14 (13.08%) Platform Engineer
7 12 (11.21%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (9.35%) Administrator
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (5.61%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (4.67%) Architect
11 5 (4.67%) DBA
11 5 (4.67%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.10%) X-Windows
2 6 (5.61%) LDAP
3 4 (3.74%) Middleware
3 4 (3.74%) Spring
4 3 (2.80%) JSON
4 3 (2.80%) Kafka
5 2 (1.87%) .NET
5 2 (1.87%) Anaconda
5 2 (1.87%) Apache Tez
5 2 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.87%) Node.js
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.87%) PySpark
5 2 (1.87%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.87%) SAML
5 2 (1.87%) SOAP
5 2 (1.87%) XML
6 1 (0.93%) DHTML
6 1 (0.93%) HTML
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.74%) PKI
3 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.80%) Replication
3 3 (2.80%) User Experience
4 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.93%) Derivative
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) Tandem
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (38.32%) Windows
3 38 (35.51%) Windows Server
4 16 (14.95%) Unix
5 10 (9.35%) Solaris
6 5 (4.67%) SUSE
7 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.87%) AIX
8 2 (1.87%) CentOS
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.34%) DevOps
2 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.21%) ITIL
4 8 (7.48%) Low Latency
5 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (4.67%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (4.67%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.67%) Project Management
7 5 (4.67%) Scrum
7 5 (4.67%) Storage Management
7 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineering
7 5 (4.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 4 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.74%) Kanban
8 4 (3.74%) Migration
8 4 (3.74%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (3.74%) Release Management
8 4 (3.74%) Test Automation
9 3 (2.80%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.17%) Python
2 18 (16.82%) Bash Shell
3 12 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.21%) Ruby
4 9 (8.41%) Java
5 8 (7.48%) Perl
5 8 (7.48%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.67%) SQL
7 3 (2.80%) C
7 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.87%) C#
8 2 (1.87%) Korn
9 1 (0.93%) AWK
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.35%) RHCE
4 5 (4.67%) CCIE
4 5 (4.67%) CCNP
4 5 (4.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.80%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.80%) MCSE
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.87%) PMP
6 2 (1.87%) RHCA
7 1 (0.93%) CCA
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 35 (32.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.28%) Docker
4 8 (7.48%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.80%) KVM
6 3 (2.80%) RHEV
6 3 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.87%) HDFS
7 2 (1.87%) NFS
7 2 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 43 (40.19%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (31.78%) Terraform
3 22 (20.56%) Ansible
4 16 (14.95%) Puppet
5 11 (10.28%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.74%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.80%) SCCM
7 3 (2.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (1.87%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.87%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.87%) IBM BigFix
8 2 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.87%) Packer
8 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.87%) Salt
8 2 (1.87%) Suricata
8 2 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.93%) Kibana
9 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (45.79%) Red Hat
2 23 (21.50%) VMware
3 19 (17.76%) Oracle
4 16 (14.95%) Splunk
5 10 (9.35%) Cisco
6 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.54%) Qualys
8 5 (4.67%) Arista
8 5 (4.67%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.67%) IBM
8 5 (4.67%) Juniper
9 4 (3.74%) EMC
9 4 (3.74%) Equitrac
9 4 (3.74%) Hitachi
9 4 (3.74%) HP
9 4 (3.74%) McAfee
10 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.80%) Ivanti
11 2 (1.87%) Google
11 2 (1.87%) Infoblox