The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 26 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 137 197
Rank change year-on-year -37 +60  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 629 902 649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.46% 1.85% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.11% 8.06% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 617 414
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8852 11185 11380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.51% 22.95% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 7177 6745
Median daily rate £410 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 519 580 894
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 292 £513 +10.81% 27
South East -13 163 £419 -1.47% 20
East of England +29 67 £500 +47.05% 4
North West -14 41 £450 +11.80% 9
South West +11 22 £400 -5.88% 8
Yorkshire -6 20 £430 +0.05% 13
West Midlands +8 15 £550 +29.41% 3
North East -13 2 £450 +48.27%
East Midlands -24 2 £425 - 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 1278 (100.00%) Linux
2 849 (66.43%) Red Hat
3 546 (42.72%) DevOps
4 464 (36.31%) Puppet
5 416 (32.55%) Unix
6 388 (30.36%) Python
7 345 (27.00%) Jenkins
8 325 (25.43%) Java
9 319 (24.96%) Ansible
10 317 (24.80%) VMware
11 314 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
12 311 (24.33%) Windows
13 309 (24.18%) Configuration Management
14 305 (23.87%) Git (software)
15 297 (23.24%) CentOS
16 294 (23.00%) Bash Shell
17 285 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
17 285 (22.30%) Security Cleared
18 273 (21.36%) Perl
19 264 (20.66%) Oracle
20 240 (18.78%) SC Cleared
21 237 (18.54%) Opscode Chef
22 234 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
23 212 (16.59%) Finance
24 210 (16.43%) Docker
25 191 (14.95%) Open Source
26 181 (14.16%) Ruby
27 171 (13.38%) Solaris
28 163 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
29 159 (12.44%) Windows Server

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 137 (10.72%) Apache
2 117 (9.15%) JBoss
3 114 (8.92%) Tomcat
4 95 (7.43%) Confluence
5 79 (6.18%) WebSphere
6 75 (5.87%) WebLogic
7 72 (5.63%) OpenStack
8 38 (2.97%) IIS
9 34 (2.66%) Apache Spark
9 34 (2.66%) nginx
10 32 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (1.72%) Apache Solr
12 20 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (1.33%) SharePoint
15 13 (1.02%) Apache Geronimo
15 13 (1.02%) Apache TomEE
16 11 (0.86%) Skype for Business
17 10 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
18 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.39%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.078%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.078%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.078%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.078%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.078%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 285 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 43 (3.36%) GitHub
4 43 (3.36%) OpenShift
5 41 (3.21%) PaaS
6 27 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 27 (2.11%) IaaS
7 24 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (1.80%) Trello
9 22 (1.72%) Slack
10 20 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (1.17%) Datadog
11 15 (1.17%) Route 53
12 13 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.86%) SaaS
14 10 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 129 (10.09%) TCP/IP
2 125 (9.78%) DNS
2 125 (9.78%) SAN
3 104 (8.14%) HTTP
4 102 (7.98%) LDAP
5 98 (7.67%) SSL
6 92 (7.20%) Firewall
7 54 (4.23%) Kerberos
8 50 (3.91%) NAS
9 49 (3.83%) DHCP
10 40 (3.13%) SSH
11 35 (2.74%) Internet
12 32 (2.50%) VPN
13 27 (2.11%) SMTP
14 25 (1.96%) WAN
15 22 (1.72%) PuTTY
16 20 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (1.56%) WinSCP
17 19 (1.49%) Ethernet
18 18 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (9.86%) MySQL
2 99 (7.75%) Hadoop
3 91 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
4 89 (6.96%) MongoDB
5 87 (6.81%) SQL Server
6 85 (6.65%) Oracle Database
7 81 (6.34%) Relational Database
8 57 (4.46%) NoSQL
9 48 (3.76%) Apache Hive
10 47 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 46 (3.60%) Impala
12 45 (3.52%) Big Data
13 39 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 37 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 37 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
15 36 (2.82%) Redis
16 30 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (2.27%) RDBMS
18 25 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
19 24 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 345 (27.00%) Jenkins
2 305 (23.87%) Git (software)
3 113 (8.84%) JIRA
4 71 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 67 (5.24%) Subversion
6 50 (3.91%) Maven
7 39 (3.05%) Oracle APEX
7 39 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (3.05%) TeamCity
7 39 (3.05%) Vagrant
8 37 (2.90%) Ant
8 37 (2.90%) GitLab
9 28 (2.19%) Selenium
10 25 (1.96%) Eclipse
11 22 (1.72%) JUnit
12 21 (1.64%) Cucumber
12 21 (1.64%) HP UFT
13 20 (1.56%) Bitbucket
13 20 (1.56%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 212 (16.59%) Finance
2 104 (8.14%) Banking
3 41 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 36 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 11 (0.86%) Electronics
5 11 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.86%) Marketing
6 8 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.55%) Law
8 6 (0.47%) Legal
9 5 (0.39%) Advertising
10 4 (0.31%) Local Government
10 4 (0.31%) Retail
11 2 (0.16%) Automotive
11 2 (0.16%) Avionics
11 2 (0.16%) Front Office
11 2 (0.16%) Military
11 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.16%) Publishing
12 1 (0.078%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 319 (24.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 221 (17.29%) Administrator
3 201 (15.73%) Linux Engineer
4 139 (10.88%) Linux Administrator
5 133 (10.41%) Systems Administrator
6 107 (8.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 94 (7.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 91 (7.12%) AWS Engineer
9 88 (6.89%) AWS DevOps
10 84 (6.57%) Developer
11 79 (6.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 70 (5.48%) Architect
13 68 (5.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 62 (4.85%) Unix Administrator
15 61 (4.77%) Consultant
16 57 (4.46%) Unix Engineer
17 53 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 45 (3.52%) Cloud Engineer
19 43 (3.36%) Java Developer
19 43 (3.36%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (7.90%) Middleware
2 88 (6.89%) Web Services
3 62 (4.85%) Node.js
4 57 (4.46%) .NET
5 49 (3.83%) J2EE
6 48 (3.76%) Elastic Stack
7 47 (3.68%) REST
8 44 (3.44%) Software Packaging
9 41 (3.21%) Sensu
10 38 (2.97%) RESTful
11 34 (2.66%) LAMP
12 33 (2.58%) Java EE
12 33 (2.58%) XML
13 28 (2.19%) HTML
14 25 (1.96%) Spring
15 23 (1.80%) JMS
16 22 (1.72%) SOAP
17 21 (1.64%) CSS
18 20 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
19 18 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (6.10%) Data Centre
3 71 (5.56%) Clustering
4 37 (2.90%) Public Cloud
5 31 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
7 27 (2.11%) Smart Meter
8 24 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 23 (1.80%) Replication
10 22 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.17%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.10%) PKI
13 11 (0.86%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.63%) EMC VNX
14 8 (0.63%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.55%) CMDB
15 7 (0.55%) Derivative
16 6 (0.47%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 1278 (100.00%) Linux
2 416 (32.55%) Unix
3 311 (24.33%) Windows
4 297 (23.24%) CentOS
5 171 (13.38%) Solaris
6 159 (12.44%) Windows Server
7 145 (11.35%) Ubuntu
8 102 (7.98%) AIX
9 95 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 88 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (4.62%) Debian
12 53 (4.15%) SUSE
13 27 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
14 24 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (1.72%) HPUX
15 22 (1.72%) Windows 7
16 19 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 15 (1.17%) Windows 10
18 14 (1.10%) Fedora
19 10 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (42.72%) DevOps
2 314 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (24.18%) Configuration Management
4 234 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
5 191 (14.95%) Open Source
6 145 (11.35%) Test Automation
7 141 (11.03%) Scrum
8 105 (8.22%) Migration
9 94 (7.36%) ITIL
10 88 (6.89%) Kanban
11 86 (6.73%) Software Engineering
12 84 (6.57%) Microservices
13 82 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
14 81 (6.34%) TDD
15 80 (6.26%) Continuous Delivery
16 62 (4.85%) Mentoring
17 57 (4.46%) High Availability
18 55 (4.30%) Load Balancing
19 51 (3.99%) Change Control
20 49 (3.83%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 388 (30.36%) Python
2 325 (25.43%) Java
3 294 (23.00%) Bash Shell
4 273 (21.36%) Perl
5 181 (14.16%) Ruby
6 157 (12.28%) Shell Script
7 147 (11.50%) SQL
8 105 (8.22%) PowerShell
9 102 (7.98%) JavaScript
10 51 (3.99%) C
11 48 (3.76%) Korn
12 28 (2.19%) C#
13 25 (1.96%) PHP
14 24 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.72%) VBScript
16 21 (1.64%) F#
17 19 (1.49%) R
18 17 (1.33%) Scala
19 16 (1.25%) Groovy
20 13 (1.02%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 285 (22.30%) Security Cleared
2 240 (18.78%) SC Cleared
3 67 (5.24%) RHCE
4 46 (3.60%) RHCSA
5 31 (2.43%) CISSP
6 30 (2.35%) Degree
6 30 (2.35%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
10 13 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (0.94%) MCSE
11 12 (0.94%) OCP
12 11 (0.86%) RHCA
13 10 (0.78%) ISEB
13 10 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
13 10 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.70%) AWS Certification
15 8 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.56%) QA
2 17 (1.33%) SLA
3 15 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (1.10%) JSP 440
5 12 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.16%) ECSS
9 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.078%) PMO
9 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
System Software
1 210 (16.43%) Docker
2 163 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (10.41%) Active Directory
4 55 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
5 51 (3.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 45 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (3.36%) vSphere
8 42 (3.29%) NFS
9 35 (2.74%) HDFS
10 29 (2.27%) Hyper-V
11 27 (2.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 22 (1.72%) KVM
13 21 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
14 20 (1.56%) vCloud
14 20 (1.56%) Veritas File System
15 19 (1.49%) Apache Flume
15 19 (1.49%) GPFS
16 16 (1.25%) Oracle Clusterware
17 13 (1.02%) Xen
18 12 (0.94%) LXC
Systems Management
1 464 (36.31%) Puppet
2 319 (24.96%) Ansible
3 237 (18.54%) Opscode Chef
4 107 (8.37%) Kubernetes
5 82 (6.42%) Terraform
6 74 (5.79%) Nagios
7 59 (4.62%) ZABBIX
8 55 (4.30%) Red Hat Satellite
9 52 (4.07%) NetBackup
10 38 (2.97%) vRealize
11 31 (2.43%) Dollar Universe
12 29 (2.27%) Graphite
13 26 (2.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 25 (1.96%) Packer
15 24 (1.88%) Rancher
16 22 (1.72%) Kibana
17 21 (1.64%) Cobbler
17 21 (1.64%) SELinux
17 21 (1.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 20 (1.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 849 (66.43%) Red Hat
2 317 (24.80%) VMware
3 264 (20.66%) Oracle
4 126 (9.86%) Microsoft
5 112 (8.76%) HP
6 92 (7.20%) IBM
7 76 (5.95%) Cisco
8 68 (5.32%) Veritas
9 59 (4.62%) Splunk
10 57 (4.46%) TIBCO
11 56 (4.38%) EMC
12 54 (4.23%) Atlassian
13 50 (3.91%) NetApp
14 47 (3.68%) Cloudera
15 37 (2.90%) Sun
16 33 (2.58%) Brocade
17 32 (2.50%) Symantec
18 27 (2.11%) AppDynamics
18 27 (2.11%) SaltStack
19 25 (1.96%) Google
Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Excellent. Please discuss
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Gibbs
Rate: £0 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £520 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £630 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago