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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 113 134
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 43 54 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 1.55% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.20% 7.54% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 50
Median daily rate £500 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.03% +17.42%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 693 716 1177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 21.73% 20.57% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 576 901
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 39
Median hourly rate £19.08 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +11.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.60 £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (61.96%) Red Hat
3 45 (48.91%) DevOps
4 43 (46.74%) Puppet
5 41 (44.57%) Bash Shell
6 40 (43.48%) Python
7 32 (34.78%) Git (software)
8 31 (33.70%) Finance
9 28 (30.43%) Windows
10 26 (28.26%) Unix
10 26 (28.26%) Ansible
11 22 (23.91%) Docker
11 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
11 22 (23.91%) Configuration Management
12 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (21.74%) Perl
14 19 (20.65%) VMware
15 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (18.48%) Open Source
16 16 (17.39%) Java
16 16 (17.39%) Microservices
17 15 (16.30%) Kubernetes
17 15 (16.30%) PowerShell
17 15 (16.30%) CentOS
17 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
18 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
18 14 (15.22%) Shell Script
19 13 (14.13%) Oracle
19 13 (14.13%) JIRA

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 11 (11.96%) Confluence
2 8 (8.70%) Apache Spark
3 7 (7.61%) OpenStack
3 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.43%) Apache
5 3 (3.26%) Jupyter
6 2 (2.17%) nginx
6 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.09%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.43%) GitHub
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.43%) Slack
3 4 (4.35%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.17%) PaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Trello
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.09%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) SAN
2 7 (7.61%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) Kerberos
3 6 (6.52%) DNS
3 6 (6.52%) LDAP
4 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.26%) DHCP
5 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.26%) NAS
5 3 (3.26%) Network Security
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.17%) HTTP
6 2 (2.17%) Internet
6 2 (2.17%) LAN
6 2 (2.17%) SMTP
6 2 (2.17%) SSH
6 2 (2.17%) SSL
6 2 (2.17%) VPN
6 2 (2.17%) WAN
6 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) Big Data
2 11 (11.96%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.78%) MySQL
4 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.43%) HBase
5 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.26%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.09%) Impala
9 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.09%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 32 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
3 13 (14.13%) JIRA
4 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.61%) JUnit
5 4 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.26%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.17%) GitLab
7 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.09%) FishEye
8 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (33.70%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.17%) Advertising
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (22.83%) Administrator
3 19 (20.65%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (8.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.61%) Data Administrator
5 7 (7.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) LAMP
2 6 (6.52%) REST
3 5 (5.43%) Kafka
3 5 (5.43%) Node.js
4 4 (4.35%) Middleware
5 3 (3.26%) Apache Camel
5 3 (3.26%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (3.26%) WireMock
6 2 (2.17%) .NET
6 2 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.17%) JSON
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.17%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.17%) XML
7 1 (1.09%) CSS
7 1 (1.09%) HTML
7 1 (1.09%) RSS
7 1 (1.09%) Spring
7 1 (1.09%) Web Services
7 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.43%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.26%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.17%) Equities
5 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.09%) Derivative
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Fintech
6 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (30.43%) Windows
3 26 (28.26%) Unix
4 15 (16.30%) CentOS
5 10 (10.87%) Solaris
6 8 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.26%) SUSE
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.09%) AIX
11 1 (1.09%) Android
11 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.09%) Fedora
11 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) DevOps
2 22 (23.91%) Configuration Management
3 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.48%) Open Source
5 16 (17.39%) Microservices
6 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.96%) Migration
8 9 (9.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (8.70%) Load Balancing
10 7 (7.61%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (6.52%) High Availability
11 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.52%) Scrum
12 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (5.43%) ITIL
12 5 (5.43%) Release Management
12 5 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) Bash Shell
2 40 (43.48%) Python
3 20 (21.74%) Perl
4 16 (17.39%) Java
5 15 (16.30%) PowerShell
6 14 (15.22%) Shell Script
7 13 (14.13%) Ruby
8 10 (10.87%) SQL
9 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.26%) PHP
11 2 (2.17%) AWK
11 2 (2.17%) C
11 2 (2.17%) Korn
11 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.17%) sed
12 1 (1.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) RHCA
4 4 (4.35%) RHCE
5 1 (1.09%) CCA
5 1 (1.09%) CCNA
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (23.91%) Docker
2 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.35%) HDFS
5 4 (4.35%) NFS
6 3 (3.26%) LXC
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.17%) vCloud
7 2 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.09%) GPFS
8 1 (1.09%) Samba
8 1 (1.09%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.09%) vSphere
8 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (46.74%) Puppet
2 26 (28.26%) Ansible
3 15 (16.30%) Kubernetes
4 9 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (8.70%) Nagios
5 8 (8.70%) Rancher
6 6 (6.52%) Grafana
7 5 (5.43%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (5.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (4.35%) Cobbler
8 4 (4.35%) Graphite
8 4 (4.35%) Kibana
8 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.35%) SELinux
9 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (3.26%) ZABBIX
10 2 (2.17%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (2.17%) Mesos
10 2 (2.17%) OpenIDM
10 2 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (61.96%) Red Hat
2 19 (20.65%) VMware
3 13 (14.13%) Oracle
4 9 (9.78%) Cisco
5 7 (7.61%) Splunk
6 6 (6.52%) Atlassian
6 6 (6.52%) Hortonworks
6 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.43%) EMC
7 5 (5.43%) NetApp
7 5 (5.43%) SaltStack
7 5 (5.43%) TIBCO
7 5 (5.43%) WorldPay
8 4 (4.35%) Cloudera
9 3 (3.26%) Brocade
9 3 (3.26%) ForgeRock
9 3 (3.26%) Google
9 3 (3.26%) Veritas
10 2 (2.17%) CommVault
10 2 (2.17%) Juniper
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