The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 June 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 76 81
Rank change year-on-year -26 +5  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 1.19% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.60% 6.34% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 13
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 331 284 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 21.96% 18.72% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 156 165
Median daily rate £338 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £615 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 36
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -7 2 £425 -8.10%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas