Period
to 17 June 2019

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 6 months to 17 June 2019 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
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 188 171
Rank change year-on-year -30 -17 -14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,060 1,314 1,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.46% 6.93% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 917 888
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £335 £325 £343
90th Percentile £675 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.24 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% +24.52% -5.17%
10th Percentile £33.25 £20.75 £21.88
90th Percentile £43.92 £47.26 £49.38
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £34.24 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% +24.52% -23.61%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16,408 18,950 17,229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.81% 20.87% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,479 11,979 10,931
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £160 £185 £204
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 985 1,275 1,020
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.17% -2.12%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.94%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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 6 months to 17 June 2019. 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
London +3 484 £525 - 14
North of England -53 170 £450 +4.65% 14
South East -17 165 £413 -13.16% 8
South West +22 114 £500 +17.65% 8
Midlands +16 82 £425 -15.00% 3
West Midlands +10 66 £413 -21.43% 3
North West -41 61 £500 +8.11% 6
Yorkshire -57 57 £450 +5.88% 5
North East +15 52 £463 +15.63% 3
East of England -21 47 £438 -2.78% 5
East Midlands +10 16 £438 +6.71%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 1,060 (100.00%) Linux
2 688 (64.91%) Red Hat
3 505 (47.64%) DevOps
4 437 (41.23%) Ansible
5 417 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
6 312 (29.43%) Python
7 294 (27.74%) Windows
8 292 (27.55%) Jenkins
9 290 (27.36%) Docker
10 281 (26.51%) Puppet
11 251 (23.68%) Security Cleared
12 247 (23.30%) Git (software)
13 242 (22.83%) Terraform
14 236 (22.26%) Kubernetes
15 234 (22.08%) VMware
16 227 (21.42%) Opscode Chef
17 223 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
18 203 (19.15%) Unix
19 189 (17.83%) SC Cleared
20 187 (17.64%) Microsoft Azure
21 185 (17.45%) Finance
22 178 (16.79%) Oracle
23 172 (16.23%) CentOS
24 167 (15.75%) Configuration Management
25 166 (15.66%) OpenShift
26 163 (15.38%) Windows Server
27 157 (14.81%) Java
28 155 (14.62%) Bash Shell
29 141 (13.30%) Active Directory
30 134 (12.64%) Microsoft

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 64 (6.04%) Tomcat
2 60 (5.66%) Apache
3 54 (5.09%) JBoss
4 45 (4.25%) nginx
5 42 (3.96%) Confluence
6 40 (3.77%) OpenStack
7 33 (3.11%) WebLogic
8 22 (2.08%) IIS
9 19 (1.79%) MS Exchange
10 18 (1.70%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.32%) Apache Spark
12 11 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.85%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.47%) Jupyter
16 5 (0.47%) Skype for Business
17 4 (0.38%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 3 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.28%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.28%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.19%) Maximo
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 417 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
2 187 (17.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 166 (15.66%) OpenShift
4 98 (9.25%) Amazon ELB
5 87 (8.21%) Amazon EC2
6 84 (7.92%) Amazon S3
7 82 (7.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 69 (6.51%) Datadog
9 62 (5.85%) Route 53
10 56 (5.28%) IaaS
10 56 (5.28%) PaaS
11 51 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (4.06%) Apigee
13 31 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
14 25 (2.36%) GitHub
15 24 (2.26%) Amazon ECS
15 24 (2.26%) SaaS
16 21 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 21 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
17 18 (1.70%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (10.19%) Firewall
2 87 (8.21%) SAN
3 74 (6.98%) DNS
4 58 (5.47%) WAN
5 56 (5.28%) HTTP
6 52 (4.91%) LAN
7 46 (4.34%) TCP/IP
7 46 (4.34%) VPN
8 33 (3.11%) SSL
9 28 (2.64%) DHCP
10 21 (1.98%) NAS
11 19 (1.79%) Network Security
12 16 (1.51%) Internet
13 15 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (1.42%) VLAN
14 14 (1.32%) MPLS
15 13 (1.23%) SMTP
16 11 (1.04%) NetScaler
16 11 (1.04%) VSAN
16 11 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (9.15%) MySQL
2 96 (9.06%) Oracle Database
3 77 (7.26%) SQL Server
4 70 (6.60%) Amazon RDS
5 69 (6.51%) MongoDB
6 45 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (4.06%) Hadoop
8 38 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 38 (3.58%) Big Data
9 36 (3.40%) Oracle Database 12c
10 30 (2.83%) DB2
11 29 (2.74%) Relational Database
12 25 (2.36%) RDBMS
13 24 (2.26%) MariaDB
13 24 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.13%) NoSQL
17 11 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
18 10 (0.94%) HBase
Development Applications
1 292 (27.55%) Jenkins
2 247 (23.30%) Git (software)
3 118 (11.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 93 (8.77%) JIRA
5 54 (5.09%) SonarQube
6 48 (4.53%) GitLab
7 29 (2.74%) Maven
8 18 (1.70%) Selenium
9 17 (1.60%) Bitbucket
10 15 (1.42%) Artifactory
11 14 (1.32%) Subversion
11 14 (1.32%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.23%) Ant
13 11 (1.04%) JUnit
14 9 (0.85%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.85%) Vagrant
15 8 (0.75%) Bitbucket Server
15 8 (0.75%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.75%) Gerrit
15 8 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 185 (17.45%) Finance
2 64 (6.04%) Banking
3 25 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.42%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.23%) Marketing
5 13 (1.23%) Retail
6 12 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.94%) Electronics
8 6 (0.57%) Back Office
8 6 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.57%) Games
8 6 (0.57%) Legal
9 5 (0.47%) German Language
10 4 (0.38%) French Language
11 3 (0.28%) Front Office
11 3 (0.28%) Law
11 3 (0.28%) Publishing
12 2 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.094%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.094%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 308 (29.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 133 (12.55%) Administrator
3 116 (10.94%) Linux Engineer
4 91 (8.58%) AWS DevOps
5 87 (8.21%) AWS Engineer
6 85 (8.02%) Architect
7 73 (6.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 66 (6.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 65 (6.13%) Consultant
9 65 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
10 64 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 62 (5.85%) Linux Administrator
12 54 (5.09%) DBA
13 50 (4.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 47 (4.43%) Senior DevOps
15 45 (4.25%) Unix Administrator
16 44 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 43 (4.06%) Analyst
18 37 (3.49%) Developer
18 37 (3.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (8.02%) Middleware
2 81 (7.64%) Web Services
3 49 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
4 42 (3.96%) Node.js
5 36 (3.40%) LDAP
6 31 (2.92%) JSON
7 28 (2.64%) SOAP
8 26 (2.45%) XML
9 25 (2.36%) Kafka
10 24 (2.26%) .NET
11 22 (2.08%) REST
12 20 (1.89%) HTML
13 14 (1.32%) J2EE
14 12 (1.13%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
14 12 (1.13%) RESTful
14 12 (1.13%) X-Windows
15 10 (0.94%) Java EE
15 10 (0.94%) YAML
16 8 (0.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 61 (5.75%) Public Cloud
3 54 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.81%) Replication
5 40 (3.77%) Clustering
6 29 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
8 20 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.79%) Mainframe
10 18 (1.70%) PKI
11 15 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
11 15 (1.42%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.32%) DataPower
13 13 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (1.04%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (0.66%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
17 5 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,060 (100.00%) Linux
2 294 (27.74%) Windows
3 203 (19.15%) Unix
4 172 (16.23%) CentOS
5 163 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 107 (10.09%) Solaris
7 60 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (5.09%) AIX
8 54 (5.09%) Ubuntu
9 29 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (2.26%) SUSE
10 24 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (1.42%) Debian
12 10 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.75%) Fedora
15 6 (0.57%) HPUX
16 5 (0.47%) zOS
17 4 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (47.64%) DevOps
2 223 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (15.75%) Configuration Management
4 120 (11.32%) Migration
5 115 (10.85%) ITIL
6 91 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 84 (7.92%) Scrum
8 81 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (7.55%) Microservices
10 70 (6.60%) Test Automation
11 67 (6.32%) Security Operations
12 66 (6.23%) Infrastructure as Code
13 57 (5.38%) Open Source
14 53 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
14 53 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
15 52 (4.91%) Kanban
16 50 (4.72%) Load Balancing
17 46 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
18 45 (4.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 312 (29.43%) Python
2 157 (14.81%) Java
3 155 (14.62%) Bash Shell
4 125 (11.79%) SQL
5 106 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 104 (9.81%) PowerShell
7 101 (9.53%) Perl
8 72 (6.79%) Ruby
9 50 (4.72%) JavaScript
10 31 (2.92%) C
11 29 (2.74%) PHP
12 21 (1.98%) Go
13 20 (1.89%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.79%) Groovy
15 17 (1.60%) C++
16 14 (1.32%) C#
17 13 (1.23%) Korn
18 10 (0.94%) Bourne shell
19 8 (0.75%) Scala
20 6 (0.57%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 251 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 189 (17.83%) SC Cleared
3 102 (9.62%) RHCE
4 48 (4.53%) AWS Certification
4 48 (4.53%) DV Cleared
5 35 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (3.02%) Degree
7 21 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (1.89%) MCSE
9 17 (1.60%) CCNP
10 14 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 13 (1.23%) CCNA
12 11 (1.04%) MCSA
12 11 (1.04%) RHCSA
13 10 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (0.75%) IBM Certification
16 7 (0.66%) CISSP
17 6 (0.57%) HNC
17 6 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.96%) PCI DSS
2 34 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (2.92%) NIST
4 30 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (0.85%) SLA
6 8 (0.75%) QA
7 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.28%) PMO
8 1 (0.094%) COBIT
8 1 (0.094%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.094%) NIST 800
System Software
1 290 (27.36%) Docker
2 141 (13.30%) Active Directory
3 118 (11.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (4.25%) Oracle RAC
6 38 (3.58%) vSphere
7 35 (3.30%) XenApp
8 19 (1.79%) Hyper-V
9 17 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 16 (1.51%) KVM
10 16 (1.51%) NFS
11 15 (1.42%) LXC
12 14 (1.32%) Gluster
12 14 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.85%) HDFS
15 8 (0.75%) RACF
16 6 (0.57%) Firmware
16 6 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 437 (41.23%) Ansible
2 281 (26.51%) Puppet
3 242 (22.83%) Terraform
4 236 (22.26%) Kubernetes
5 227 (21.42%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (4.25%) Packer
7 43 (4.06%) Prometheus
8 40 (3.77%) Grafana
9 32 (3.02%) SCCM
10 30 (2.83%) SELinux
11 28 (2.64%) Nagios
12 24 (2.26%) HAProxy
13 22 (2.08%) Data Guard
14 18 (1.70%) NetBackup
15 17 (1.60%) ZABBIX
16 16 (1.51%) CloudForms
16 16 (1.51%) vRealize
17 15 (1.42%) Rancher
18 14 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
19 13 (1.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 688 (64.91%) Red Hat
2 234 (22.08%) VMware
3 178 (16.79%) Oracle
4 134 (12.64%) Microsoft
5 120 (11.32%) Splunk
6 89 (8.40%) Cisco
7 69 (6.51%) Citrix
8 66 (6.23%) Qualys
9 58 (5.47%) IBM
10 45 (4.25%) NetApp
11 44 (4.15%) HP
12 35 (3.30%) Veritas
13 34 (3.21%) Atlassian
14 31 (2.92%) EMC
15 28 (2.64%) Dell
16 27 (2.55%) ServiceNow
17 23 (2.17%) Cloudera
17 23 (2.17%) Google
18 21 (1.98%) McAfee
19 16 (1.51%) Micro Focus