Period
to 25 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 186 149
Rank change year-on-year +11 -37 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 64 68 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 0.97% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.17% 4.75% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 65
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £416 £431 £339
90th Percentile £669 £838 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 1,237 1,433 1,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.12% 20.54% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 1,131 1,050
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £163 £225 £277
90th Percentile £650 £650 £639
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 54 28
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.13 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +12.78% -11.91%
10th Percentile £17.45 £12.30 £12.68
90th Percentile £37.50 £23.93 £59.63
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -12.82%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 - 8 £575 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 27 (42.19%) DevOps
4 22 (34.38%) Finance
5 21 (32.81%) VMware
6 19 (29.69%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (28.13%) Windows
7 18 (28.13%) Python
7 18 (28.13%) Ansible
8 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 16 (25.00%) Puppet
9 15 (23.44%) Splunk
9 15 (23.44%) Oracle
10 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
10 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
11 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (18.75%) Terraform
12 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
12 10 (15.63%) Ruby
12 10 (15.63%) Banking
12 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
12 10 (15.63%) ITIL
12 10 (15.63%) Unix
12 10 (15.63%) Solaris
13 9 (14.06%) RHCE
13 9 (14.06%) Shell Script
13 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
13 9 (14.06%) Git (software)

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 (10.94%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.69%) Confluence
2 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) nginx
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) Jupyter
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.94%) Datadog
3 5 (7.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.69%) GitHub
4 3 (4.69%) Office 365
5 2 (3.13%) Apigee
5 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.56%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) CloudBees
6 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) SAN
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (7.81%) DNS
2 5 (7.81%) Network Security
2 5 (7.81%) VPN
3 4 (6.25%) DHCP
3 4 (6.25%) NAS
4 3 (4.69%) LAN
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.69%) WAN
5 2 (3.13%) Firewall
5 2 (3.13%) Skype
5 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.56%) DMZ
6 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.56%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) MariaDB
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.13%) HBase
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.56%) Big Data
6 1 (1.56%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (7.81%) JIRA
5 3 (4.69%) Ant
6 2 (3.13%) CF BOSH
6 2 (3.13%) GitLab
6 2 (3.13%) JMeter
6 2 (3.13%) Selenium
6 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.56%) Maven
7 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.56%) Subversion
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Front Office
3 1 (1.56%) German Language
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Administrator
3 8 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
3 8 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) DBA
6 5 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) X-Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Middleware
2 4 (6.25%) Node.js
2 4 (6.25%) Spring
3 3 (4.69%) LDAP
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.13%) Anaconda
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Tez
4 2 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.13%) Kafka
4 2 (3.13%) PySpark
4 2 (3.13%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) LAMP
5 1 (1.56%) SAML
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) PKI
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Derivative
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Tandem
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (28.13%) Windows
3 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (15.63%) Solaris
4 10 (15.63%) Unix
5 6 (9.38%) SUSE
5 6 (9.38%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.25%) CentOS
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) DevOps
2 10 (15.63%) ITIL
3 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.81%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (7.81%) Network Architecture
5 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.69%) Change Management
7 3 (4.69%) Data Science
7 3 (4.69%) Data Security
7 3 (4.69%) Kanban
7 3 (4.69%) Low Latency
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) Python
2 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
3 10 (15.63%) Ruby
4 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
4 9 (14.06%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.94%) SQL
6 6 (9.38%) Java
7 5 (7.81%) Perl
8 3 (4.69%) C#
8 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.13%) Korn
10 1 (1.56%) C++
10 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) RHCE
3 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) CCNP
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (4.69%) MCSE
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.13%) RHCA
7 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CCA
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (9.38%) Docker
5 4 (6.25%) KVM
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (6.25%) RHEV
6 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.13%) HDFS
7 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.56%) NFS
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (28.13%) Ansible
3 16 (25.00%) Puppet
4 12 (18.75%) Terraform
5 7 (10.94%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.69%) Data Guard
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (4.69%) SCCM
6 3 (4.69%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.13%) Packer
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Grafana
8 1 (1.56%) Kibana
8 1 (1.56%) logstash
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 36 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 21 (32.81%) VMware
3 15 (23.44%) Oracle
3 15 (23.44%) Splunk
4 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.38%) Qualys
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco
7 4 (6.25%) EMC
7 4 (6.25%) Equitrac
7 4 (6.25%) Hitachi
7 4 (6.25%) HP
7 4 (6.25%) IBM
7 4 (6.25%) McAfee
8 3 (4.69%) Ivanti
9 2 (3.13%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.13%) Datameer
9 2 (3.13%) Google
9 2 (3.13%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.13%) Reuters
9 2 (3.13%) ThinPrint