Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 105 104
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +41
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 118 107 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.32% 2.12% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.81% 9.71% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 46 63
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +47.06% -15.00%
10th Percentile £350 £384 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £574
England median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +244.44% -
10th Percentile £41.00 £45.75 £11.05
90th Percentile £43.00 £47.25 £14.25
England median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +75.00% -31.03%

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 1,340 1,102 1,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.29% 21.81% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 534 620
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £135 £131 £150
90th Percentile £584 £562 £525
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 154 153
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -10.81%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £42.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -2 60 £500 - 4
Hertfordshire +6 23 £350 -30.00% 5
Suffolk - 16 £538 - 2
Bedfordshire +9 9 £450 -2.70% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £413 -17.50% 1
Norfolk -2 3 £430 +36.51%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Linux
2 63 (53.39%) Red Hat
3 61 (51.69%) DevOps
4 57 (48.31%) Ansible
5 41 (34.75%) Amazon AWS
6 39 (33.05%) Unix
7 38 (32.20%) Configuration Management
8 37 (31.36%) Windows
9 34 (28.81%) Jenkins
10 31 (26.27%) Oracle
10 31 (26.27%) Shell Script
11 28 (23.73%) Middleware
12 27 (22.88%) CentOS
12 27 (22.88%) Docker
13 26 (22.03%) Web Services
13 26 (22.03%) Solaris
14 25 (21.19%) Apache
15 24 (20.34%) Bash Shell
15 24 (20.34%) Puppet
16 22 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (18.64%) Terraform
17 19 (16.10%) Deployment Automation
17 19 (16.10%) Perl
18 18 (15.25%) Tomcat
18 18 (15.25%) Telecoms
19 17 (14.41%) VMware
19 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
19 17 (14.41%) Test Automation
19 17 (14.41%) Continuous Delivery
20 16 (13.56%) Python

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 25 (21.19%) Apache
2 18 (15.25%) Tomcat
3 15 (12.71%) WebLogic
4 11 (9.32%) JBoss
5 8 (6.78%) OpenStack
6 6 (5.08%) Confluence
6 6 (5.08%) IIS
7 5 (4.24%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.69%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.69%) WildFly
10 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.85%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (34.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.02%) GitHub
3 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.54%) IaaS
6 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.71%) DNS
2 14 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.32%) HTTP
3 11 (9.32%) SAN
4 10 (8.47%) Firewall
5 9 (7.63%) SSH
6 5 (4.24%) DHCP
6 5 (4.24%) FTP
6 5 (4.24%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (4.24%) VPN
7 4 (3.39%) SSL
7 4 (3.39%) VLAN
8 3 (2.54%) DKIM
8 3 (2.54%) DMARC
8 3 (2.54%) DSL
9 1 (0.85%) Broadband
9 1 (0.85%) Internet
9 1 (0.85%) IPsec
9 1 (0.85%) LAN
9 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) MySQL
2 10 (8.47%) Hadoop
2 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.63%) Ingres
4 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.54%) Big Data
5 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) DB2
7 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (28.81%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.02%) GitLab
4 12 (10.17%) JIRA
5 7 (5.93%) Selenium
6 5 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (4.24%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.54%) CA Gen
8 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.69%) git-flow
8 2 (1.69%) JMeter
8 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.69%) Subversion
8 2 (1.69%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.85%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 18 (15.25%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 14 (11.86%) Manufacturing
3 13 (11.02%) Electronics
3 13 (11.02%) Marketing
4 6 (5.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (26.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (19.49%) Administrator
3 17 (14.41%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (13.56%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (11.86%) Senior DevOps
5 14 (11.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Unix Developer
7 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.93%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Unix Administrator
10 6 (5.08%) Unix Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.73%) Middleware
2 26 (22.03%) Web Services
3 9 (7.63%) J2EE
4 5 (4.24%) LAMP
4 5 (4.24%) LDAP
4 5 (4.24%) REST
5 2 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.69%) SOAP
5 2 (1.69%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.69%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.85%) .NET
6 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.85%) Java EE
6 1 (0.85%) Node.js
6 1 (0.85%) RESTful
6 1 (0.85%) SAML
6 1 (0.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Replication
2 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.24%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (4.24%) PKI
4 5 (4.24%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.39%) Clustering
6 3 (2.54%) Derivative
7 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) RIA
8 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (33.05%) Unix
3 37 (31.36%) Windows
4 27 (22.88%) CentOS
5 26 (22.03%) Solaris
6 16 (13.56%) AIX
7 12 (10.17%) Windows Server
8 9 (7.63%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.39%) HPUX
10 3 (2.54%) Debian
10 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.85%) Fedora
11 1 (0.85%) SUSE
11 1 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (51.69%) DevOps
2 38 (32.20%) Configuration Management
3 22 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.10%) Deployment Automation
5 17 (14.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (14.41%) Test Automation
6 15 (12.71%) Analytics
6 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (11.02%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (11.02%) Programme Management
9 12 (10.17%) High Availability
9 12 (10.17%) ITIL
9 12 (10.17%) Open Source
9 12 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (10.17%) Validation
10 8 (6.78%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (6.78%) Project Management
10 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.27%) Shell Script
2 24 (20.34%) Bash Shell
3 19 (16.10%) Perl
4 16 (13.56%) Python
4 16 (13.56%) SQL
5 15 (12.71%) Java
6 8 (6.78%) C
7 7 (5.93%) Ruby
8 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.39%) Korn
9 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.54%) VB
10 3 (2.54%) VBScript
11 1 (0.85%) ANSI C
11 1 (0.85%) AWK
11 1 (0.85%) Dart
11 1 (0.85%) Groovy
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) CCNA
3 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 27 (22.88%) Docker
2 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.02%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (5.08%) Xen
5 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.54%) Postfix
7 1 (0.85%) Squid
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (48.31%) Ansible
2 24 (20.34%) Puppet
3 22 (18.64%) Terraform
4 14 (11.86%) Kubernetes
5 10 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (7.63%) Opsview
7 8 (6.78%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (5.08%) WSUS
9 5 (4.24%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (2.54%) SCCM
10 3 (2.54%) SCOM
11 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.85%) Grafana
12 1 (0.85%) Nagios
12 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 63 (53.39%) Red Hat
2 31 (26.27%) Oracle
3 17 (14.41%) VMware
4 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.02%) SAP
5 12 (10.17%) webMethods
6 10 (8.47%) Atlassian
7 9 (7.63%) BEA
8 5 (4.24%) Cisco
9 4 (3.39%) Citrix
9 4 (3.39%) Informatica
9 4 (3.39%) NetApp
10 3 (2.54%) IBM
10 3 (2.54%) Splunk
11 2 (1.69%) Google
11 2 (1.69%) Remedy
11 2 (1.69%) WSO2
12 1 (0.85%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.85%) SaltStack