Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 125 73 140
Rank change year-on-year -52 +67 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 18 24 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.72% 1.66% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 7.08% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 14
10th Percentile £453 £410 £288
25th Percentile £456 £431 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £425
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%
75th Percentile £625 £611 £600
90th Percentile £650 £655 £641
England median daily rate £563 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +21.62% -7.50% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £52.50
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
75th Percentile - - £57.50
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £57.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +26.09% +4.55% +30.95%

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 595 339 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.76% 23.41% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 209 576
10th Percentile £137 £135 £141
25th Percentile £211 £213 £218
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £375
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -1.32%
75th Percentile £500 £450 £475
90th Percentile £627 £525 £550
England median daily rate £495 £431 £413
% change year-on-year +14.85% +4.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 28 114
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.17 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.41% +10.94% -
75th Percentile £27.50 £20.63 £18.89
90th Percentile £55.00 £42.53 £43.99
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.10
% change year-on-year +12.68% +3.80% -0.15%

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

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England.

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

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

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the East of England.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -8 14 £556 +34.85% 3
Essex -28 3 £488 -2.50%
Cambridgeshire -36 1 £550 -16.35% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 13 (72.22%) AWS
3 8 (44.44%) High Availability
3 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
4 7 (38.89%) Ansible
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
5 6 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (33.33%) Data Lake
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (33.33%) CentOS
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Clustering
5 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

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 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (22.22%) Confluence
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (5.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (22.22%) GitHub
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (11.11%) Azure
5 2 (11.11%) Serverless
6 1 (5.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) 5G
3 1 (5.56%) ATM
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) MGW
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (33.33%) Data Lake
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) InfluxDB
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Artifactory
4 4 (22.22%) Bitbucket
4 4 (22.22%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (11.11%) Flyway
5 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
5 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 2 (11.11%) Maven
5 2 (11.11%) Postman
5 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (16.67%) Public Sector
1 3 (16.67%) Social Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
1 6 (33.33%) AWS Architect
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Site Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) REST
1 5 (27.78%) RESTful
1 5 (27.78%) Spring
1 5 (27.78%) Spring Boot
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) Node.js
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 2 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (11.11%) Java Concurrency
4 2 (11.11%) JDBC
4 2 (11.11%) JMS
4 2 (11.11%) JMX
4 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.11%) Swagger
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) CentOS
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.11%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) SUSE
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) High Availability
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) CI/CD
4 5 (27.78%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Observability
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Secure Coding
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Bash
3 4 (22.22%) Java 11
3 4 (22.22%) Java 8
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C-shell
6 1 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (22.22%) Docker
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) KVM
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Ansible
2 5 (27.78%) Terraform
3 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
4 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.11%) Prometheus
5 1 (5.56%) Grafana
5 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.56%) Nagios
5 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 2 (11.11%) Checkmarx
4 2 (11.11%) Pega
4 2 (11.11%) WSO2
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Mavenir
5 1 (5.56%) NetScout
5 1 (5.56%) New Relic
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) Sun