Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 148 139
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 58 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.32% 1.02% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.90% 4.20% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 33
East of England median daily rate £500 £524 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.53% +24.70% +26.32%
10th Percentile £344 £376 £313
90th Percentile £657 £600 £560
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £45.75 - £36.25
90th Percentile £47.25 - £38.75
England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% +44.83% -18.60%

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 983 1,047 1,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.29% 24.20% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 572 594
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +0.36% -0.36%
10th Percentile £130 £156 £150
90th Percentile £551 £556 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 144 216
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £25.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.05% +45.36% +4.48%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.18 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00

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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018. 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 +7 31 £512 -2.20% 1
Suffolk +10 9 £525 -2.33%
Hertfordshire -6 9 £500 +5.26% 1
East Anglia - 5 - -
Bedfordshire -9 3 £475 +11.76% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 1 - - 7
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (53.45%) Red Hat
3 25 (43.10%) Deployment Automation
4 24 (41.38%) DevOps
5 23 (39.66%) Test Automation
6 21 (36.21%) Puppet
6 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (36.21%) Configuration Management
7 20 (34.48%) Jenkins
8 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (29.31%) Java
9 17 (29.31%) Perl
10 16 (27.59%) Open Source
11 15 (25.86%) Ansible
11 15 (25.86%) Middleware
11 15 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (24.14%) Oracle
12 14 (24.14%) Windows
12 14 (24.14%) Python
12 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
13 13 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
14 12 (20.69%) SSL
14 12 (20.69%) HTTP
14 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
14 12 (20.69%) JBoss
14 12 (20.69%) Apache
14 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
15 11 (18.97%) JIRA
15 11 (18.97%) Ruby

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 12 (20.69%) Apache
1 12 (20.69%) JBoss
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.90%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) GitHub
2 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) HTTP
1 12 (20.69%) SSL
1 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.45%) DB2
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.97%) JIRA
3 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.52%) GitLab
5 5 (8.62%) Selenium
6 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.90%) Subversion
7 3 (5.17%) JMeter
7 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.17%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.72%) Maven
8 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Billing
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Administrator
2 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (13.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (13.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 8 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Developer
7 2 (3.45%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) Middleware
2 10 (17.24%) J2EE
3 3 (5.17%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (3.45%) JMS
4 2 (3.45%) Kafka
4 2 (3.45%) Node.js
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.72%) .NET
5 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.34%) PKI
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Derivative
3 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (24.14%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.52%) Unix
5 5 (8.62%) CentOS
5 5 (8.62%) Solaris
6 3 (5.17%) AIX
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.45%) Fedora
7 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Deployment Automation
2 24 (41.38%) DevOps
3 23 (39.66%) Test Automation
4 21 (36.21%) Configuration Management
4 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (27.59%) Open Source
7 15 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.52%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (15.52%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (15.52%) ITIL
10 8 (13.79%) SOA
10 8 (13.79%) Software Delivery
10 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.07%) Coaching
11 7 (12.07%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (12.07%) Microservices
12 6 (10.34%) Kanban
12 6 (10.34%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) Java
1 17 (29.31%) Perl
2 14 (24.14%) Python
3 11 (18.97%) Ruby
4 7 (12.07%) C
4 7 (12.07%) SQL
5 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) CCNA
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) ECSS
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Docker
3 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.17%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.45%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (36.21%) Puppet
2 15 (25.86%) Ansible
3 13 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.62%) SCCM
4 5 (8.62%) SCOM
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (3.45%) Consul
6 2 (3.45%) Terraform
7 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Red Hat
2 14 (24.14%) Oracle
3 10 (17.24%) Atlassian
4 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.79%) VMware
4 8 (13.79%) WSO2
5 6 (10.34%) webMethods
6 4 (6.90%) BEA
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix
7 3 (5.17%) SAP
8 2 (3.45%) Capita
8 2 (3.45%) IBM
8 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.45%) Siebel
8 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.72%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.72%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.72%) Splunk