Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 161 127
Rank change year-on-year -12 -34 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 79 86 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 1.25% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.57% 6.29% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 77 98
City of London median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £391 £403 £356
90th Percentile £613 £675 £575
Central London median daily rate £538 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £24.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £24.00

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 1,418 1,368 1,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.46% 19.95% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,087 1,069 1,140
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £158 £218 £285
90th Percentile £638 £665 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 45 34
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.58 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.80 £27.50 £32.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year +6.86% -5.15% +2.50%

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

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the City of London.

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the City of London.

Contractor 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 20 October 2018. 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 -28 18 £575 +70.37%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (63.29%) Finance
3 34 (43.04%) Red Hat
3 34 (43.04%) DevOps
4 31 (39.24%) Windows
5 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
6 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
7 23 (29.11%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (25.32%) Banking
8 20 (25.32%) Terraform
9 19 (24.05%) Ansible
10 18 (22.78%) X-Windows
11 16 (20.25%) Unix
12 15 (18.99%) Python
12 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (17.72%) Apache
13 14 (17.72%) Java
14 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (13.92%) .NET
16 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
16 10 (12.66%) JBoss
16 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.66%) Puppet
16 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
17 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
17 9 (11.39%) Hadoop
17 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
17 9 (11.39%) Apache Spark

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 14 (17.72%) Apache
2 10 (12.66%) JBoss
3 9 (11.39%) Apache Spark
3 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
4 8 (10.13%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.06%) CMS
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.80%) Jupyter
7 2 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.27%) Confluence
8 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.27%) IIS
8 1 (1.27%) nginx
8 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) ION MarketView
2 2 (2.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.80%) IaaS
3 3 (3.80%) PaaS
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.53%) Datadog
4 2 (2.53%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) G Suite
5 1 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.06%) DNS
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) SSL
3 3 (3.80%) HTTP
3 3 (3.80%) SAN
4 2 (2.53%) NAS
4 2 (2.53%) SSH
4 2 (2.53%) Wireless
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) FTP
5 1 (1.27%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (1.27%) Internet
5 1 (1.27%) PBX
5 1 (1.27%) Skype
5 1 (1.27%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.27%) VPN
5 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Hadoop
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.80%) Big Data
5 3 (3.80%) HBase
5 3 (3.80%) KDB
6 2 (2.53%) Aerospike
6 2 (2.53%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.53%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.53%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.53%) Redis
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.27%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.59%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (7.59%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.33%) Artifactory
4 5 (6.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (6.33%) Subversion
5 4 (5.06%) JIRA
6 3 (3.80%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.53%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (2.53%) Selenium
7 2 (2.53%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.27%) Maven
8 1 (1.27%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (63.29%) Finance
2 20 (25.32%) Banking
3 8 (10.13%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.80%) Publishing
5 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Front Office
6 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Linux Engineer
2 29 (36.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (31.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 22 (27.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 19 (24.05%) Azure DevOps
5 19 (24.05%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 19 (24.05%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Administrator
7 6 (7.59%) Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.06%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.06%) Author
9 4 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Linux Support
9 4 (5.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.06%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Author
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) X-Windows
2 11 (13.92%) .NET
3 7 (8.86%) Kafka
4 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.33%) LDAP
5 3 (3.80%) Anaconda
5 3 (3.80%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.80%) REST
5 3 (3.80%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (3.80%) Web Services
6 2 (2.53%) J2EE
6 2 (2.53%) Java EE
6 2 (2.53%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) RESTful
6 2 (2.53%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.53%) Vert.x
6 2 (2.53%) YAML
7 1 (1.27%) LAMP
7 1 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Graphic Design
2 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.53%) Fintech
3 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.53%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.53%) PKI
3 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.27%) Handset
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (39.24%) Windows
3 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
4 16 (20.25%) Unix
5 5 (6.33%) CentOS
6 3 (3.80%) Solaris
6 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.27%) SUSE
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) DevOps
2 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (10.13%) Information Security
3 8 (10.13%) Release Management
4 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.33%) Analytics
5 5 (6.33%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (6.33%) ETL
5 5 (6.33%) OO
5 5 (6.33%) OOP
6 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.06%) Content Management
6 4 (5.06%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (5.06%) Migration
6 4 (5.06%) Organisational Awareness
6 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.06%) SDLC
6 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) Python
2 14 (17.72%) Java
3 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.80%) C#
5 3 (3.80%) Java 8
5 3 (3.80%) Perl
5 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.80%) SQL
6 2 (2.53%) Go
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) Groovy
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) RHCE
1 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) Docker
3 5 (6.33%) HDFS
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Flume
4 3 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.27%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.27%) vSphere
6 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (29.11%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (25.32%) Terraform
3 19 (24.05%) Ansible
4 10 (12.66%) Puppet
5 3 (3.80%) Ambari
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Slider
5 3 (3.80%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (3.80%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.80%) Oozie
6 2 (2.53%) Consul
6 2 (2.53%) Nagios
6 2 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.27%) collectd
7 1 (1.27%) Control-M
7 1 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.27%) Grafana
7 1 (1.27%) logstash
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.27%) Suricata
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Red Hat
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Splunk
5 4 (5.06%) Hortonworks
5 4 (5.06%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) ION Trading
6 3 (3.80%) Sybase
6 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.80%) VMware
7 2 (2.53%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco
7 2 (2.53%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.53%) EMC
7 2 (2.53%) Google
7 2 (2.53%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.53%) New Relic
8 1 (1.27%) Openreach
8 1 (1.27%) Synology
8 1 (1.27%) Ubiquiti