Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 156 161
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -34
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 28 95 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 1.41% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.35% 7.12% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 69 88
City of London median daily rate £513 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.87% - +24.32%
10th Percentile £423 £463 £413
90th Percentile £649 £613 £838
Central London median daily rate £500 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -9.09% +0.09% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 835 1,335 1,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.15% 19.83% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 1,008 1,145
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -4.52% +8.15%
10th Percentile £147 £145 £254
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 52
City of London median hourly rate £17.83 £18.70 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +22.62% -29.89%
10th Percentile £12.36 £13.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.70 £25.50 £25.55
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.73 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.13% +10.15% -10.53%

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 27 January 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 19 (67.86%) DevOps
4 13 (46.43%) Python
5 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (32.14%) Ansible
7 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
7 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) AWS
8 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
9 7 (25.00%) Docker
9 7 (25.00%) Puppet
9 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.00%) Ruby
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) Java
9 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 6 (21.43%) Migration
10 6 (21.43%) JIRA
10 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 6 (21.43%) Terraform
11 5 (17.86%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (17.86%) Azure
11 5 (17.86%) GCP
11 5 (17.86%) CentOS
11 5 (17.86%) Ubuntu
11 5 (17.86%) Perl

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 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Azure
2 5 (17.86%) GCP
3 4 (14.29%) Datadog
3 4 (14.29%) OpenShift
4 3 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (7.14%) IaaS
5 2 (7.14%) PaaS
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.57%) GitHub
6 1 (3.57%) NuGet
6 1 (3.57%) Route 53
6 1 (3.57%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Ignite
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) Flink
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) JIRA
3 5 (17.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) GitLab
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) MSI
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Toad
5 1 (3.57%) WiX
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Python Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) JDBC
4 1 (3.57%) JSP
4 1 (3.57%) Kafka
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.57%) Redux
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) CentOS
2 5 (17.86%) Ubuntu
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.57%) Debian
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) DevOps
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
4 4 (14.29%) Runbook
4 4 (14.29%) User Stories
5 3 (10.71%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 3 (10.71%) Kanban
5 3 (10.71%) Microservices
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) Groovy
7 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) Go
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) PHP 4
8 1 (3.57%) PHP 5
8 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) RHCE
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.57%) NIST
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.57%) etcd
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (32.14%) Ansible
3 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
4 7 (25.00%) Puppet
5 6 (21.43%) Terraform
6 3 (10.71%) Suricata
7 1 (3.57%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.57%) Consul
7 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
7 1 (3.57%) Grafana
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Nessus
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (3.57%) Prometheus
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (3.57%) rkt
7 1 (3.57%) SCOM
7 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
7 1 (3.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Qualys
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) ATG
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) OneLogin
4 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Retek
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) Thycotic
4 1 (3.57%) VMware