Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 155 110 168
Rank change year-on-year -45 +58 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 31 22 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 1.05% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.77% 6.38% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 21
10th Percentile £444 £417 £425
25th Percentile £514 £423 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £578 £453 £525
Median % change year-on-year +27.62% -13.81% -8.70%
75th Percentile £625 £513 £638
90th Percentile £675 £565 £850
Central London median daily rate £570 £453 £525
% change year-on-year +25.97% -13.81% -4.55%

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 537 345 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.39% 16.52% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 266 649
10th Percentile £185 £166 £150
25th Percentile £375 £342 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +7.89% +10.47% -9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 28
10th Percentile - £16.40 £12.36
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £16.73
Median % change year-on-year -36.67% +34.53% -10.56%
75th Percentile £25.44 £23.00 £20.81
90th Percentile £34.25 - £21.30
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -36.67% +20.32% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022, 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) DevOps
3 15 (48.39%) Red Hat
4 14 (45.16%) Oracle
5 13 (41.94%) Finance
6 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) AWS
7 10 (32.26%) Terraform
7 10 (32.26%) CI/CD
8 9 (29.03%) Azure
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) Python
8 9 (29.03%) Banking
8 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
9 8 (25.81%) Bash
9 8 (25.81%) Ansible
10 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
10 7 (22.58%) GitLab
10 7 (22.58%) VMware
10 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) Unix
11 6 (19.35%) MySQL
11 6 (19.35%) EMC
11 6 (19.35%) BMC
11 6 (19.35%) GitHub
11 6 (19.35%) Bitbucket
11 6 (19.35%) Docker
11 6 (19.35%) Icinga

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 3 (9.68%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) AWS
2 9 (29.03%) Azure
3 6 (19.35%) GitHub
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon Macie
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Fargate
4 2 (6.45%) GCP
4 2 (6.45%) Nutanix
4 2 (6.45%) OpenShift
4 2 (6.45%) SaaS
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (3.23%) Rubrik
5 1 (3.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) GitLab
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (19.35%) Bitbucket
4 4 (12.90%) JIRA
4 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
5 3 (9.68%) Subversion
6 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.45%) Gerrit
6 2 (6.45%) Robot Framework
6 2 (6.45%) Serena SBM
7 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.23%) CircleCI
7 1 (3.23%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.23%) Selenium
7 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.23%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) International Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Social Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (3.23%) Law
6 1 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (12.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.45%) DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (12.90%) LDAP
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (9.68%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) React
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Unix
4 5 (16.13%) Solaris
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.68%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.23%) AIX
8 1 (3.23%) Debian
8 1 (3.23%) HPUX
8 1 (3.23%) SUSE
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) DevOps
2 10 (32.26%) CI/CD
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) Storage Management
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (12.90%) Kernel Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) Server Management
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Microservices
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) API Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Break/Fix
7 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (6.45%) Decision-Making
7 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) Bash
3 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.13%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.68%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Go
7 1 (3.23%) Korn
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) OCP
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) NFS
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Squid
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas File System
5 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Terraform
2 8 (25.81%) Ansible
3 6 (19.35%) Icinga
4 4 (12.90%) BladeLogic
4 4 (12.90%) Grafana
4 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (12.90%) Packer
4 4 (12.90%) Puppet
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (9.68%) Data Guard
5 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
5 3 (9.68%) QRadar
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (6.45%) Control-M
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.23%) Nagios
7 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Red Hat
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) BMC
4 6 (19.35%) EMC
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 5 (16.13%) CyberArk
5 5 (16.13%) IBM
5 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
5 5 (16.13%) Splunk
6 4 (12.90%) Qualys
7 3 (9.68%) NetApp
8 2 (6.45%) Dell
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Infoblox
8 2 (6.45%) Serena
8 2 (6.45%) Zerto
9 1 (3.23%) Equitrac
9 1 (3.23%) ThinPrint