Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 120 140
Rank change year-on-year -29 +20 +20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 47 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.00% 1.48% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.77% 6.24% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 37
East of England median daily rate £550 £375 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.53% -18.92% +36.53%
10th Percentile £380 £250 £350
90th Percentile £600 £600 £583
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £31.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +18.11% +12.39% -28.48%

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 986 1,073 1,229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.88% 23.78% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 532 553
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £130 £158 £130
90th Percentile £556 £524 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 141 264
East of England median hourly rate £19.64 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.02% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £45.70
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.77
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.61% +4.81%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -1 23 £550 +12.14% 2
Hertfordshire -12 16 £500 +94.17% 3
Suffolk +14 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -25 2 £500 -6.98% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (65.96%) Red Hat
3 20 (42.55%) Middleware
4 19 (40.43%) DevOps
5 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
6 17 (36.17%) Ansible
7 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (31.91%) JBoss
8 15 (31.91%) Puppet
9 14 (29.79%) Apache
9 14 (29.79%) J2EE
9 14 (29.79%) Oracle
9 14 (29.79%) Unix
9 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
10 13 (27.66%) SOA
10 13 (27.66%) SSL
10 13 (27.66%) HTTP
10 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
10 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
10 13 (27.66%) Open Source
10 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
10 13 (27.66%) Mentoring
11 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
11 12 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (25.53%) TDD
11 12 (25.53%) Kanban
11 12 (25.53%) Java
11 12 (25.53%) Scrum

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 15 (31.91%) JBoss
2 14 (29.79%) Apache
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
3 7 (14.89%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (10.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.51%) GitHub
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) HTTP
1 13 (27.66%) SSL
1 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) IPsec
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) GIS
2 1 (2.13%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.89%) Subversion
4 5 (10.64%) GitLab
5 4 (8.51%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.26%) JMeter
6 2 (4.26%) Selenium
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Administrator
2 7 (14.89%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Trainee
3 6 (12.77%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (12.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) Middleware
2 14 (29.79%) J2EE
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 2 (4.26%) .NET
5 2 (4.26%) XML
6 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.13%) LDAP
6 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) PKI
2 2 (4.26%) Derivative
2 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (29.79%) Unix
3 9 (19.15%) Windows
4 7 (14.89%) Solaris
5 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
6 4 (8.51%) CentOS
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.13%) CoreOS
9 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) DevOps
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
4 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
6 13 (27.66%) Mentoring
6 13 (27.66%) Open Source
6 13 (27.66%) SOA
6 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
7 12 (25.53%) Kanban
7 12 (25.53%) Scrum
7 12 (25.53%) TDD
8 9 (19.15%) Coaching
9 8 (17.02%) User Stories
10 7 (14.89%) API Design
10 7 (14.89%) Microservices
11 6 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (10.64%) Collaborative Working
13 4 (8.51%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) Perl
2 10 (21.28%) Python
2 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
3 7 (14.89%) Ruby
4 6 (12.77%) C
5 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.38%) SQL
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.13%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) RHCA
3 2 (4.26%) RHCE
4 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Docker
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.51%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.26%) VMware NSX
4 2 (4.26%) Xen
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.13%) iptables
5 1 (2.13%) LXC
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (36.17%) Ansible
2 15 (31.91%) Puppet
3 12 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (6.38%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.38%) Terraform
5 3 (6.38%) WSUS
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Red Hat
2 14 (29.79%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) BEA
3 7 (14.89%) webMethods
3 7 (14.89%) WSO2
4 6 (12.77%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) Splunk
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) IBM
7 2 (4.26%) Lumension
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.13%) Becrypt
8 1 (2.13%) Google
8 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm