Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 107 146
Rank change year-on-year -9 +39 +24
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 90 84 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.77% 1.74% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.08% 7.16% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 42
East of England median daily rate £518 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £380 £250 £328
90th Percentile £600 £581 £594
England median daily rate £473 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.44% - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +87.50% -42.86% -30.00%

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 1114 1173 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.96% 24.28% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 619 675
East of England median daily rate £361 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.14% - +1.82%
10th Percentile £130 £157 £148
90th Percentile £550 £508 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 145 249
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.18 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.50 £42.65
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +9 51 £524 +4.80%
Hertfordshire -27 18 £500 +94.17%
Norfolk +2 13 £315 +5.00%
Cambridgeshire -23 5 £500 +37.93% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 -
Suffolk +11 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 37 (41.11%) Middleware
3 37 (41.11%) DevOps
4 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (37.78%) Test Automation
6 33 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (35.56%) Unix
8 30 (33.33%) HTTP
8 30 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 30 (33.33%) SSL
9 29 (32.22%) Open Source
10 28 (31.11%) Configuration Management
10 28 (31.11%) JBoss
10 28 (31.11%) Software Engineering
11 27 (30.00%) TDD
11 27 (30.00%) Scrum
11 27 (30.00%) SOA
11 27 (30.00%) Kanban
11 27 (30.00%) Puppet
11 27 (30.00%) Relational Database
11 27 (30.00%) Mentoring
12 25 (27.78%) Oracle
13 24 (26.67%) Apache
13 24 (26.67%) Jenkins
14 23 (25.56%) Ansible
14 23 (25.56%) J2EE
15 22 (24.44%) User Stories
15 22 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
15 22 (24.44%) Coaching

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 28 (31.11%) JBoss
2 24 (26.67%) Apache
3 15 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (15.56%) Apache Spark
5 9 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (8.89%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (5.56%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.11%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.44%) GitHub
3 4 (4.44%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.33%) HTTP
1 30 (33.33%) SSL
1 30 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.22%) DNS
3 2 (2.22%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.22%) SpaceWire
4 1 (1.11%) DHCP
4 1 (1.11%) IPsec
4 1 (1.11%) LDAP
4 1 (1.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (15.56%) Hadoop
3 9 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 9 (10.00%) Impala
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.11%) DB2
5 1 (1.11%) Ingres
5 1 (1.11%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 20 (22.22%) Subversion
4 5 (5.56%) GitLab
5 4 (4.44%) JIRA
6 2 (2.22%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.22%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.22%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.11%) JMeter
7 1 (1.11%) Selenium
7 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.11%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.22%) Automotive
2 2 (2.22%) Avionics
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Architect
4 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Administrator
7 7 (7.78%) Trainee
8 5 (5.56%) Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Server Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.22%) Validation Engineer
11 2 (2.22%) VMware Engineer
11 2 (2.22%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (41.11%) Middleware
2 23 (25.56%) J2EE
3 2 (2.22%) SOAP
3 2 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.11%) REST
4 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.22%) Derivative
2 2 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.22%) PKI
2 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (35.56%) Unix
3 15 (16.67%) Windows
4 12 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 11 (12.22%) CentOS
6 9 (10.00%) Solaris
7 7 (7.78%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.11%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) DevOps
2 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.78%) Test Automation
4 33 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (32.22%) Open Source
6 28 (31.11%) Configuration Management
6 28 (31.11%) Software Engineering
7 27 (30.00%) Kanban
7 27 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 27 (30.00%) Scrum
7 27 (30.00%) SOA
7 27 (30.00%) TDD
8 22 (24.44%) Coaching
8 22 (24.44%) User Stories
9 20 (22.22%) API Design
10 15 (16.67%) Microservices
11 10 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (10.00%) Software Architecture
13 8 (8.89%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) Java
2 19 (21.11%) Perl
3 15 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 13 (14.44%) C
5 9 (10.00%) R
6 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.89%) Python
7 6 (6.67%) Ruby
8 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.22%) SQL
9 1 (1.11%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) RHCA
3 2 (2.22%) RHCE
4 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) ECSS
1 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Docker
2 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.78%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.22%) Cygwin
6 2 (2.22%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.22%) Xen
6 2 (2.22%) XenApp
6 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.11%) iptables
7 1 (1.11%) LXC
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (30.00%) Puppet
2 23 (25.56%) Ansible
3 22 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (10.00%) Terraform
5 5 (5.56%) yum
6 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (3.33%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.33%) SCCM
7 3 (3.33%) WSUS
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.11%) Grafana
8 1 (1.11%) Mesos
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.11%) Nagios
8 1 (1.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 55 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 25 (27.78%) Oracle
3 15 (16.67%) WSO2
4 14 (15.56%) Cloudera
5 12 (13.33%) VMware
6 9 (10.00%) Cisco
7 8 (8.89%) BEA
7 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.89%) webMethods
8 5 (5.56%) Splunk
9 4 (4.44%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix
10 2 (2.22%) IBM
11 1 (1.11%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.11%) Dynatrace
11 1 (1.11%) Google
11 1 (1.11%) Lumension
11 1 (1.11%) NetApp