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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 30 June 2022 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 of England
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 125 115 112
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 13 7 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.35% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.43% 1.76% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 10
10th Percentile £360 £355 £363
25th Percentile £413 £404 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £485
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% -4.64% +11.82%
75th Percentile £656 £534 £544
90th Percentile £761 £600 £650
England median daily rate £600 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 535 397 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.31% 20.08% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 234 277
10th Percentile £163 £150 £135
25th Percentile £213 £213 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £346 £395
Median % change year-on-year +15.52% -12.34% +3.95%
75th Percentile £489 £450 £488
90th Percentile £625 £534 £540
England median daily rate £500 £455 £438
% change year-on-year +10.01% +3.89% -1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 34 47
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.58 £13.45
25th Percentile £15.53 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate £28.41 £19.19 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +48.07% +3.72% +19.35%
75th Percentile £55.00 £29.63 £30.13
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire 0 6 £563 +16.58% 3
Suffolk - 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £450 - 1
Essex -10 1 £750 +62.16%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) Bash
3 6 (46.15%) Ansible
4 5 (38.46%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) Docker
5 4 (30.77%) CentOS
5 4 (30.77%) CI/CD
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Dialogic
6 3 (23.08%) GitHub
6 3 (23.08%) Robot Framework
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Taurus
6 3 (23.08%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (23.08%) TestCafe
6 3 (23.08%) Locust
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) RTP
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) JMeter
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) BlazeMeter
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
2 2 (15.38%) AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) RTP
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) H.323
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) MariaDB
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) JMeter
1 3 (23.08%) Locust
1 3 (23.08%) Robot Framework
1 3 (23.08%) TestCafe
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
3 1 (7.69%) GitLab
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Social Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
2 3 (23.08%) Taurus
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) CI/CD
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Agile
3 2 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Science
4 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.69%) MLOps
4 1 (7.69%) Proactive Maintenance
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Bash
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C-shell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (15.38%) Terraform
3 1 (7.69%) Grafana
3 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.69%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Dialogic
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software
4 1 (7.69%) Verint