Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 102 178
Rank change year-on-year -52 +76 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 28 19 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 1.07% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.17% 6.25% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 37
10th Percentile £413 £414 £413
25th Percentile £463 £423 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £451 £550
Median % change year-on-year +21.88% -17.95% -
75th Percentile £638 £509 £656
90th Percentile £678 £528 £850
Central London median daily rate £550 £451 £525
% change year-on-year +21.88% -14.05% -2.33%

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 454 304 1,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.76% 17.16% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 242 883
10th Percentile £189 £200 £171
25th Percentile £381 £356 £355
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £474 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.18% -0.26% -2.56%
75th Percentile £602 £561 £575
90th Percentile £700 £649 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £473 £466
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.34% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 34
10th Percentile £13.44 £20.50 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.81 £21.25 £14.06
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -36.67% +9.76% +9.63%
75th Percentile £15.72 £30.38 £21.44
90th Percentile £20.20 £35.10 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £20.67
% change year-on-year -28.75% -3.22% +10.51%

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 18 October 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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) DevOps
3 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) Unix
5 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) EMC
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) AWS
5 8 (28.57%) Ansible
6 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (25.00%) Azure
6 7 (25.00%) VMware
6 7 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) MySQL
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) JIRA
7 6 (21.43%) Puppet
7 6 (21.43%) Terraform
7 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
8 5 (17.86%) Banking
8 5 (17.86%) Migration
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) HP

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 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Azure
3 4 (14.29%) SaaS
4 3 (10.71%) PaaS
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon Macie
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (7.14%) Azure App Service
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Functions
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Key Vault
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Service Fabric
5 2 (7.14%) GitHub
5 2 (7.14%) Serverless
5 2 (7.14%) Slack
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.29%) Big Data
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.14%) Redis
6 1 (3.57%) DB2
6 1 (3.57%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) GitLab
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Robot Framework
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Serena SBM
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) International Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Law
3 4 (14.29%) Social Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 3 (10.71%) REST
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) ARM Templates
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) JSP
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) SailPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Servlets
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Unix
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) CentOS
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Observability
5 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.29%) Storage Management
6 3 (10.71%) Break/Fix
6 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.71%) Kernel Tuning
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Project Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Server Management
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) BeanShell
7 1 (3.57%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) Groovy
7 1 (3.57%) Korn
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) OCP
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) RACF
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Ansible
2 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 6 (21.43%) Terraform
3 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
6 2 (7.14%) QRadar
7 1 (3.57%) Control-M
7 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (3.57%) Icinga
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (3.57%) Netcool
7 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (3.57%) Salt
7 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (28.57%) EMC
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) CyberArk
6 3 (10.71%) Splunk
7 2 (7.14%) Databricks
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 2 (7.14%) F5
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) Qualys
8 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.57%) Altiris
8 1 (3.57%) BMC
8 1 (3.57%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.57%) Ivanti
8 1 (3.57%) Serena