Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 137 146
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 40 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.98% 1.22% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.93% 5.62% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 34
East of England median daily rate £438 £512 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.59% +9.57% +1.08%
10th Percentile £407 £362 £254
90th Percentile £640 £626 £600
England median daily rate £516 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +8.68% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -6.98% +23.74% +19.83%

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 1,019 996 1,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.91% 21.62% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 541 570
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.94% -0.36%
10th Percentile £128 £130 £154
90th Percentile £544 £556 £525
England median daily rate £435 £438 £418
% change year-on-year -0.57% +4.79% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 135 141
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.08 £47.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -2.94%

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

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 March 2019.

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 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Essex -17 22 £428 -18.57% 3
Hertfordshire +7 9 £475 -5.00% 5
Norfolk - 4 £438 - 2
Cambridgeshire +16 3 £650 - 2
Bedfordshire +16 2 £375 -25.00% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (85.00%) Red Hat
3 23 (57.50%) Ansible
3 23 (57.50%) DevOps
4 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (40.00%) MySQL
6 15 (37.50%) Oracle
7 14 (35.00%) Scrum
7 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (35.00%) Terraform
8 13 (32.50%) Process Improvement
8 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
12 7 (17.50%) High Availability
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
12 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
13 6 (15.00%) VMware
13 6 (15.00%) Atlassian
13 6 (15.00%) JIRA
13 6 (15.00%) Python
13 6 (15.00%) Perl
13 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
13 6 (15.00%) Unix
13 6 (15.00%) GitLab
13 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
14 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 5 (12.50%) Java

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 3 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) 4G
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) MySQL
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Zeppelin
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) GitLab
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) git-flow
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Administrator
2 4 (10.00%) Consultant
2 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 4 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Architect
4 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Data Science Leader
4 2 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) Apache NiFi
2 3 (7.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Unix
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Debian
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) SUSE
5 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) DevOps
2 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
4 13 (32.50%) Process Improvement
4 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
5 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.50%) High Availability
6 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.50%) Data Science
10 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Perl
1 6 (15.00%) Python
2 5 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) Ruby
3 4 (10.00%) C
4 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Def Stans
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (57.50%) Ansible
2 14 (35.00%) Terraform
3 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.00%) SELinux
3 2 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) Atlassian
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Hortonworks
5 2 (5.00%) F5
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec