Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 141 113
Rank change year-on-year +31 -28 +32
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 99 70 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.99% 1.37% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.31% 6.55% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 34 56
East of England median daily rate £460 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +39.87% -18.92%
10th Percentile £370 £380 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £583
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 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 £37.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +56.25% -17.24%

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 1,355 1,068 1,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.18% 20.92% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 556 577
East of England median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £158
90th Percentile £588 £550 £515
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 150 144
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.55% +74.06% -4.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.48 £10.63
90th Percentile £45.10 £52.63 £43.38
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 0 56 £538 -2.18% 1
Hertfordshire -1 16 £350 -30.00% 3
Suffolk +8 13 £550 - 1
Cambridgeshire +16 6 £400 -20.00% 1
Bedfordshire +9 4 £375 -25.00% 1
Norfolk +8 4 £435 +38.10%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 99 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (62.63%) DevOps
3 55 (55.56%) Ansible
4 48 (48.48%) Red Hat
5 38 (38.38%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (35.35%) Unix
6 35 (35.35%) Configuration Management
7 30 (30.30%) Jenkins
8 26 (26.26%) Middleware
8 26 (26.26%) Web Services
9 25 (25.25%) Shell Script
10 24 (24.24%) Solaris
11 23 (23.23%) Oracle
11 23 (23.23%) CentOS
12 22 (22.22%) Docker
12 22 (22.22%) Windows
13 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (21.21%) Terraform
14 18 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
14 18 (18.18%) Perl
14 18 (18.18%) Bash Shell
15 17 (17.17%) Puppet
15 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
15 17 (17.17%) Apache
15 17 (17.17%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (16.16%) Telecoms
16 16 (16.16%) Python
16 16 (16.16%) Java
17 15 (15.15%) WebLogic
17 15 (15.15%) Finance

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 17 (17.17%) Apache
2 15 (15.15%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.10%) JBoss
3 10 (10.10%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.07%) Confluence
5 6 (6.06%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.05%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.02%) Tuxedo
8 2 (2.02%) WildFly
9 1 (1.01%) AquaLogic
9 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.01%) IIS
9 1 (1.01%) Jetty
9 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (38.38%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (15.15%) GitHub
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.02%) IaaS
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.01%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) DNS
2 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.08%) HTTP
4 7 (7.07%) SAN
4 7 (7.07%) SSH
5 6 (6.06%) Firewall
6 5 (5.05%) FTP
6 5 (5.05%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (5.05%) VPN
7 3 (3.03%) DHCP
7 3 (3.03%) DKIM
7 3 (3.03%) DMARC
7 3 (3.03%) DSL
8 2 (2.02%) SSL
9 1 (1.01%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.01%) Broadband
9 1 (1.01%) Internet
9 1 (1.01%) IPsec
9 1 (1.01%) LAN
9 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) MySQL
2 8 (8.08%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.07%) Ingres
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.02%) Big Data
6 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 15 (15.15%) GitLab
3 14 (14.14%) JIRA
4 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.05%) Selenium
6 4 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.03%) CA Gen
7 3 (3.03%) git-flow
8 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.01%) JMeter
8 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.01%) Subversion
8 1 (1.01%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.01%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (1.01%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (16.16%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.15%) Finance
3 14 (14.14%) Manufacturing
4 13 (13.13%) Electronics
4 13 (13.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (34.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.17%) Administrator
3 14 (14.14%) Senior DevOps
3 14 (14.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (10.10%) Unix Developer
7 6 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (6.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.05%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (4.04%) Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.26%) Middleware
1 26 (26.26%) Web Services
2 8 (8.08%) J2EE
3 5 (5.05%) LAMP
3 5 (5.05%) REST
4 3 (3.03%) LDAP
5 2 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.02%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.01%) .NET
6 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.01%) Java EE
6 1 (1.01%) Node.js
6 1 (1.01%) RESTful
6 1 (1.01%) Servlets
6 1 (1.01%) SOAP
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.01%) XML
6 1 (1.01%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Replication
2 5 (5.05%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) Clustering
4 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.03%) PKI
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Derivative
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) RIA
6 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (35.35%) Unix
3 24 (24.24%) Solaris
4 23 (23.23%) CentOS
5 22 (22.22%) Windows
6 13 (13.13%) AIX
7 8 (8.08%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.04%) HPUX
9 3 (3.03%) Debian
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (62.63%) DevOps
2 35 (35.35%) Configuration Management
3 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
5 17 (17.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 13 (13.13%) Analytics
7 13 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (13.13%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (13.13%) Programme Management
8 12 (12.12%) ITIL
9 11 (11.11%) High Availability
9 11 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (10.10%) Open Source
10 10 (10.10%) Validation
11 9 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (6.06%) Server Hardening
12 6 (6.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.25%) Shell Script
2 18 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 18 (18.18%) Perl
3 16 (16.16%) Java
3 16 (16.16%) Python
4 11 (11.11%) SQL
5 9 (9.09%) C
5 9 (9.09%) Ruby
6 4 (4.04%) Korn
6 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.01%) ANSI C
7 1 (1.01%) Dart
7 1 (1.01%) Groovy
7 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.01%) VB
7 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) CCNA
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (22.22%) Docker
2 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (5.05%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) Postfix
4 2 (2.02%) Xen
5 1 (1.01%) Squid
5 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 55 (55.56%) Ansible
2 21 (21.21%) Terraform
3 17 (17.17%) Puppet
4 12 (12.12%) Kubernetes
5 7 (7.07%) Opsview
6 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.02%) WSUS
10 1 (1.01%) Grafana
10 1 (1.01%) Nagios
10 1 (1.01%) Salt
10 1 (1.01%) SELinux
Vendors
1 48 (48.48%) Red Hat
2 23 (23.23%) Oracle
3 13 (13.13%) SAP
4 12 (12.12%) Atlassian
4 12 (12.12%) webMethods
5 9 (9.09%) BEA
6 8 (8.08%) VMware
7 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.04%) Informatica
8 4 (4.04%) NetApp
9 3 (3.03%) Cisco
10 2 (2.02%) Google
10 2 (2.02%) IBM
10 2 (2.02%) Remedy
11 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
11 1 (1.01%) F5
11 1 (1.01%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.01%) Splunk
11 1 (1.01%) Symantec
11 1 (1.01%) WSO2