Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 136 124 178
Rank change year-on-year -12 +54 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 26 14 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.58% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.95% 3.29% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 44
10th Percentile " £467 £413
25th Percentile £340 £488 £482
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £538
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -6.98% +2.38%
75th Percentile £559 £603 £620
90th Percentile £599 £654 £725
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £550
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +0.09%

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 374 426 1,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.02% 17.57% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 323 1,014
10th Percentile £270 £211 £171
25th Percentile £413 £348 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £473 £488
Median % change year-on-year +8.47% -3.08% -2.50%
75th Percentile £638 £550 £575
90th Percentile £700 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £511 £473 £475
% change year-on-year +8.04% -0.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 30
10th Percentile £13.73 £14.19 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.88 £15.46 £17.34
Median hourly rate £14.25 £18.70 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -23.80% -10.95% +12.30%
75th Percentile £19.00 £26.12 £22.64
90th Percentile £21.40 £33.42 £38.23
Central London median hourly rate £16.19 £18.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.45% -10.95% +11.41%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Red Hat
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) DevOps
4 10 (38.46%) VMware
5 8 (30.77%) Firewall
5 8 (30.77%) Azure
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Citrix
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 6 (23.08%) HP
7 6 (23.08%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) Migration
7 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (19.23%) AWS
8 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
8 5 (19.23%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (19.23%) Software Packaging
8 5 (19.23%) Unix
8 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
8 5 (19.23%) MySQL
8 5 (19.23%) EMC
8 5 (19.23%) Reuters
8 5 (19.23%) Bloomberg
8 5 (19.23%) SDLC
8 5 (19.23%) Ansible
8 5 (19.23%) Puppet
8 5 (19.23%) Elasticsearch

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 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Eikon
1 5 (19.23%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Azure
2 5 (19.23%) AWS
3 4 (15.38%) SaaS
4 3 (11.54%) PaaS
5 2 (7.69%) Azure App Service
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Functions
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Key Vault
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Service Fabric
5 2 (7.69%) Serverless
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.85%) IaaS
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
6 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
6 1 (3.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) FTP
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) DB2
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) Redis
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Power BI
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) GitLab
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Law
2 3 (11.54%) Social Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Data Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Market Data Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Market Data Support Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (19.23%) Software Packaging
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) JSP
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.85%) SailPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Servlets
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) Replication
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Unix
5 4 (15.38%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 5 (19.23%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) Software Distribution
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Observability
6 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Architectural Design
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.69%) Data Science
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Operations Management
7 2 (7.69%) Runbook
7 2 (7.69%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) BeanShell
6 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Korn
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) OCP
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.85%) RHCA
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) NFS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.85%) RACF
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Terraform
3 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Red Hat
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) HP
6 5 (19.23%) Bloomberg
6 5 (19.23%) EMC
6 5 (19.23%) Refinitiv
6 5 (19.23%) Reuters
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) Juniper
9 2 (7.69%) Databricks
9 2 (7.69%) F5
9 2 (7.69%) IBM
10 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.85%) Dell
10 1 (3.85%) NetApp
10 1 (3.85%) Symantec
10 1 (3.85%) Veritas