Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 104 132
Rank change year-on-year +1 +28 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 103 97 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.17% 2.08% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.23% 8.78% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 36
East of England median daily rate £434 £515 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.74% +49.28% -10.10%
10th Percentile £344 £425 £206
90th Percentile £600 £618 £499
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East of England median hourly rate - - £13.50
England median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +5.36% +32.65% -25.76%

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 1,116 1,105 1,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.50% 23.71% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 570 664
East of England median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -
10th Percentile £135 £143 £155
90th Percentile £550 £566 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 150 166
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.85 £12.75
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.50 £41.63
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.14% +1.85% +1.98%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 55 £463 -10.84% 5
Hertfordshire +3 19 £375 -31.82% 1
Suffolk 0 12 £525 -2.33% 2
Bedfordshire +6 7 £450 +5.88% 1
East Anglia - 5 - -
Norfolk -7 3 £430 +36.51%
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £388 +6.90% 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (50.49%) Red Hat
3 47 (45.63%) DevOps
4 39 (37.86%) Ansible
5 33 (32.04%) Configuration Management
5 33 (32.04%) Windows
6 32 (31.07%) Deployment Automation
7 31 (30.10%) Jenkins
8 30 (29.13%) Unix
9 28 (27.18%) Oracle
9 28 (27.18%) Shell Script
9 28 (27.18%) Test Automation
10 27 (26.21%) Perl
11 26 (25.24%) Puppet
12 25 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (24.27%) Middleware
13 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (22.33%) Apache
14 23 (22.33%) Solaris
15 21 (20.39%) CentOS
16 20 (19.42%) Java
16 20 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (18.45%) Open Source
18 18 (17.48%) JBoss
18 18 (17.48%) Opscode Chef
19 17 (16.50%) Python
19 17 (16.50%) Active Directory
19 17 (16.50%) Bash Shell
20 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP

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 23 (22.33%) Apache
2 18 (17.48%) JBoss
3 15 (14.56%) WebLogic
4 12 (11.65%) Tomcat
5 8 (7.77%) WebLogic Portal
6 7 (6.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (4.85%) IIS
7 5 (4.85%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.97%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.62%) GitHub
3 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
2 14 (13.59%) HTTP
3 13 (12.62%) SSL
4 7 (6.80%) SAN
5 5 (4.85%) DNS
5 5 (4.85%) Firewall
6 4 (3.88%) SSH
6 4 (3.88%) VLAN
7 3 (2.91%) DHCP
7 3 (2.91%) FTP
8 2 (1.94%) DSL
8 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.97%) LAN
9 1 (0.97%) NAS
9 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) MySQL
2 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.88%) Ingres
5 3 (2.91%) Big Data
5 3 (2.91%) DB2
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (30.10%) Jenkins
2 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.65%) GitLab
3 12 (11.65%) JIRA
4 8 (7.77%) Selenium
5 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.88%) JMeter
6 4 (3.88%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.88%) Subversion
6 4 (3.88%) Zephyr
7 3 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.91%) CA Gen
7 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.77%) Retail
3 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.85%) Electronics
4 5 (4.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (13.59%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) Administrator
4 12 (11.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (8.74%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (7.77%) Developer
7 7 (6.80%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.83%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (5.83%) Unix Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Architect
9 5 (4.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Unix Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.27%) Middleware
2 14 (13.59%) J2EE
3 10 (9.71%) Web Services
4 4 (3.88%) SOAP
4 4 (3.88%) XML
4 4 (3.88%) XML Messaging
5 3 (2.91%) LDAP
6 2 (1.94%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.94%) JMS
6 2 (1.94%) Kafka
6 2 (1.94%) Node.js
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.97%) .NET
7 1 (0.97%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.97%) Java EE
7 1 (0.97%) RESTful
7 1 (0.97%) SAML
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.88%) Derivative
5 3 (2.91%) Clustering
5 3 (2.91%) PKI
5 3 (2.91%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (32.04%) Windows
3 30 (29.13%) Unix
4 23 (22.33%) Solaris
5 21 (20.39%) CentOS
6 16 (15.53%) Windows Server
7 14 (13.59%) AIX
8 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.91%) Fedora
10 3 (2.91%) HPUX
10 3 (2.91%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.94%) SUSE
11 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.63%) DevOps
2 33 (32.04%) Configuration Management
3 32 (31.07%) Deployment Automation
4 28 (27.18%) Test Automation
5 25 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (18.45%) Open Source
9 15 (14.56%) ITIL
10 14 (13.59%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (10.68%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (9.71%) Analytics
13 9 (8.74%) Software Delivery
13 9 (8.74%) Validation
14 8 (7.77%) Collaborative Working
14 8 (7.77%) Migration
15 7 (6.80%) High Availability
15 7 (6.80%) Server Hardening
15 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.18%) Shell Script
2 27 (26.21%) Perl
3 20 (19.42%) Java
4 17 (16.50%) Bash Shell
4 17 (16.50%) Python
5 15 (14.56%) SQL
6 11 (10.68%) Ruby
7 9 (8.74%) C
8 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.91%) Korn
10 3 (2.91%) VB
10 3 (2.91%) VBScript
11 2 (1.94%) C++
12 1 (0.97%) AWK
12 1 (0.97%) PHP
12 1 (0.97%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) CCNA
3 5 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) ECSS
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.62%) Docker
4 5 (4.85%) Xen
5 2 (1.94%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.94%) XenApp
5 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.97%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (37.86%) Ansible
2 26 (25.24%) Puppet
3 18 (17.48%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (8.74%) Terraform
5 6 (5.83%) SCCM
5 6 (5.83%) SCOM
6 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (4.85%) WSUS
7 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.88%) Opsview
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.94%) Consul
9 1 (0.97%) Grafana
9 1 (0.97%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (50.49%) Red Hat
2 28 (27.18%) Oracle
3 16 (15.53%) VMware
3 16 (15.53%) webMethods
4 12 (11.65%) BEA
5 11 (10.68%) Atlassian
5 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.80%) SAP
6 7 (6.80%) WSO2
7 6 (5.83%) Citrix
8 4 (3.88%) Informatica
9 3 (2.91%) IBM
9 3 (2.91%) MuleSoft
9 3 (2.91%) NetApp
9 3 (2.91%) Splunk
10 2 (1.94%) Capita
10 2 (1.94%) Remedy
10 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.94%) Siebel
10 2 (1.94%) TIBCO