Period
to 21 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 121 157 167
Rank change year-on-year +36 +10 +11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 23 15 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 0.39% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.91% 2.29% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 56
10th Percentile " £425 £450
25th Percentile £340 £465 £498
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £563 £538
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.65% -10.42%
75th Percentile £549 £655 £588
90th Percentile £600 £675 £669
Central London median daily rate £464 £553 £525
% change year-on-year -16.06% +5.29% -8.70%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 333 654 1,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.43% 17.03% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 498 996
10th Percentile £213 £150 £158
25th Percentile £379 £263 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £573 £577
90th Percentile £700 £641 £650
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 28
10th Percentile £13.70 £11.60 £16.50
25th Percentile £13.81 £13.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% -23.81% +12.30%
75th Percentile £18.50 £18.70 £23.91
90th Percentile £21.20 £20.40 £33.58
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.70 £20.25
% change year-on-year -25.13% -7.65% +6.58%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the City of London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the City of London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the City of London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the City of London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 April 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) Red Hat
3 13 (56.52%) Citrix
4 12 (52.17%) Firewall
5 11 (47.83%) VMware
6 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (43.48%) Windows
7 9 (39.13%) IBM
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 9 (39.13%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (34.78%) vSphere
8 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
8 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
9 7 (30.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (30.43%) Wireless
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco
9 7 (30.43%) LAN
9 7 (30.43%) WAN
9 7 (30.43%) VPN
9 7 (30.43%) DB2
9 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
10 5 (21.74%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (21.74%) Software Packaging
10 5 (21.74%) Banking
10 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
10 5 (21.74%) RHCA
10 5 (21.74%) Eikon
10 5 (21.74%) Software Distribution

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Eikon
1 5 (21.74%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Azure
2 1 (4.35%) AWS
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) GCP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
2 1 (4.35%) Power Platform
2 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) VPN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) Wireless
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) FTP
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Back Office
5 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Data Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Market Data Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Market Data Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Architect
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Payments Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Payments Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (21.74%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (21.74%) Software Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
4 4 (17.39%) Replication
5 3 (13.04%) Clustering
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (8.70%) SWIFT
7 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
7 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (8.70%) CentOS
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) SDLC
2 5 (21.74%) Software Distribution
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Leadership
2 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Architecture Roadmap
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Security
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.35%) Antivirus Management
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) RHCA
1 5 (21.74%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.70%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (34.78%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.35%) Docker
5 1 (4.35%) Gluster
5 1 (4.35%) NFS
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Consul
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.35%) Pingdom
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.35%) Salt
4 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Red Hat
2 13 (56.52%) Citrix
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) IBM
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) Bloomberg
6 5 (21.74%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) Refinitiv
6 5 (21.74%) Reuters
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) Dell
9 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
9 1 (4.35%) HP
9 1 (4.35%) NetApp
9 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.35%) Sun
9 1 (4.35%) Symantec
9 1 (4.35%) Veritas