Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 166 148
Rank change year-on-year +63 -18 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 21 32 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 0.64% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.16% 3.67% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 66
Median daily rate £470 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.48% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £420 £421 £463
90th Percentile £539 £850 £613
Central London median daily rate £470 £525 £538
% change year-on-year -10.48% -2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 341 872 1,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.59% 17.43% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 685 1,020
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -2.81%
10th Percentile £181 £150 £146
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £444 £475
% change year-on-year +6.98% -6.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 53
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.95 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.74% -9.36% +24.67%
10th Percentile £16.40 £12.41 £13.20
90th Percentile £23.00 £27.85 £25.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +20.32% - +22.62%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (42.86%) DevOps
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) IBM
4 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (33.33%) Banking
5 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 6 (28.57%) Puppet
6 6 (28.57%) Python
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Migration
6 6 (28.57%) Ansible
7 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) CentOS
8 4 (19.05%) Azure
8 4 (19.05%) AWS
8 4 (19.05%) vSphere
8 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
8 4 (19.05%) Retail
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) VPN
8 4 (19.05%) DB2

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 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Liferay
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Datadog
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Toad
3 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (9.52%) French Language
6 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Architect
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Architect
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) LPAR
4 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) CentOS
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) SUSE
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) Debian
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Security Hardening
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Security
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Release Management
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Groovy
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Macro
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) RHCA
1 3 (14.29%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (19.05%) Docker
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Ansible
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 3 (14.29%) Nagios
3 3 (14.29%) Terraform
4 1 (4.76%) Consul
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.76%) Pingdom
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) Juniper
7 2 (9.52%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) Splunk
8 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics
8 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
8 1 (4.76%) ION Trading
8 1 (4.76%) New Relic
8 1 (4.76%) PagerDuty
8 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
8 1 (4.76%) Sun
8 1 (4.76%) Veritas