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 3 months to 29 March 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 of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 110 103
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 22 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 0.56% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 2.62% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 15
Median daily rate £550 £429 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.27% +31.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £336 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £481 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 528 534 621
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.84% 21.53% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 286 294
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £511 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 113
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £57.50 £40.00
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 East of England

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor 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

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Essex +4 14 £550 +25.71%
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £525 - 1
Hertfordshire -2 3 £550 +19.56% 2
Suffolk - 1 £538 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 of England region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 22 (55.00%) Perl
4 21 (52.50%) Jenkins
5 20 (50.00%) Puppet
5 20 (50.00%) DevOps
6 19 (47.50%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (47.50%) Configuration Management
7 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
7 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
7 17 (42.50%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (40.00%) HTTP
9 15 (37.50%) SSL
9 15 (37.50%) Open Source
10 14 (35.00%) Docker
10 14 (35.00%) Oracle
11 13 (32.50%) Apache
11 13 (32.50%) Middleware
11 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
12 12 (30.00%) Kanban
12 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
12 12 (30.00%) Coaching
12 12 (30.00%) Scrum
12 12 (30.00%) J2EE
13 11 (27.50%) JBoss
13 11 (27.50%) SOA
13 11 (27.50%) TDD
13 11 (27.50%) Microservices
13 11 (27.50%) Relational Database

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 13 (32.50%) Apache
2 11 (27.50%) JBoss
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (7.50%) Confluence
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Jetty
5 1 (2.50%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.50%) nginx
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (7.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
2 16 (40.00%) HTTP
3 15 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (7.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) FTP
5 1 (2.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) MaxDB
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Jenkins
2 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.00%) Subversion
4 4 (10.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (7.50%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Unix Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) System Design Authority
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Middleware
2 12 (30.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Unix
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) CentOS
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Fedora
5 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) DevOps
2 19 (47.50%) Configuration Management
2 19 (47.50%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (37.50%) Open Source
4 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.00%) Coaching
5 12 (30.00%) Kanban
5 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (30.00%) Scrum
6 11 (27.50%) Microservices
6 11 (27.50%) SOA
6 11 (27.50%) TDD
7 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (25.00%) User Stories
8 9 (22.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (20.00%) API Design
10 7 (17.50%) Migration
11 6 (15.00%) Project Management
11 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) Perl
2 10 (25.00%) C
3 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) SQL
6 2 (5.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Docker
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) Puppet
2 17 (42.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.50%) Ansible
4 3 (7.50%) Pingdom
5 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.50%) Linux-HA
6 1 (2.50%) Pacemaker
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.50%) Rundeck
6 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle
3 11 (27.50%) WSO2
4 9 (22.50%) VMware
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
7 3 (7.50%) AppDynamics
7 3 (7.50%) PagerDuty
7 3 (7.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Google