Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 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)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 178 161
Rank change year-on-year -29 -17 +41
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,284 1,315 1,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.45% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.57% 7.01% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 914 1,159
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £354 £325 £300
90th Percentile £613 £618 £575
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 13
England median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +75.00% -34.43%
10th Percentile £24.65 £28.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £48.08 £47.25 £49.10
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year +29.23% +2.36% +8.84%

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 19,530 18,748 21,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.80% 20.64% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,164 11,884 14,033
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £175 £188 £213
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,413 1,120 1,142
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +0.46%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.01 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.51% +6.06% +1.23%

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 21 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 September 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
London -29 555 £525 +2.44% 62
South East -47 236 £475 +11.76% 37
North of England +21 229 £450 +2.86% 33
East of England +15 123 £450 -10.00% 13
Yorkshire +26 105 £450 -10.00% 11
North West -14 79 £465 -11.43% 14
South West -14 72 £475 +15.15% 21
Midlands +8 71 £510 +39.73% 19
West Midlands 0 53 £525 -2.33% 12
North East -5 45 £458 +20.00% 8
East Midlands +12 18 £475 +46.15% 7
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 England region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 1,284 (100.00%) Linux
2 773 (60.20%) Red Hat
3 575 (44.78%) DevOps
4 460 (35.83%) Puppet
5 454 (35.36%) Ansible
6 447 (34.81%) Amazon AWS
7 393 (30.61%) Python
8 382 (29.75%) Windows
9 373 (29.05%) Unix
10 354 (27.57%) Jenkins
11 313 (24.38%) Docker
12 308 (23.99%) CentOS
13 287 (22.35%) Configuration Management
14 284 (22.12%) Terraform
15 264 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
15 264 (20.56%) Opscode Chef
16 262 (20.40%) VMware
17 256 (19.94%) Java
18 255 (19.86%) Finance
19 235 (18.30%) Bash Shell
20 233 (18.15%) Security Cleared
21 222 (17.29%) Oracle
22 213 (16.59%) Git (software)
23 211 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
24 199 (15.50%) SC Cleared
25 197 (15.34%) Windows Server
26 193 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
27 186 (14.49%) Microsoft
28 178 (13.86%) SQL
29 177 (13.79%) Perl

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
1 122 (9.50%) Apache
2 100 (7.79%) Tomcat
3 98 (7.63%) JBoss
4 56 (4.36%) Confluence
5 51 (3.97%) WebLogic
6 45 (3.50%) IIS
7 40 (3.12%) OpenStack
8 29 (2.26%) WebSphere
9 25 (1.95%) nginx
10 22 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (1.25%) Apache Spark
12 16 (1.25%) CMS
13 15 (1.17%) MS Exchange
14 10 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.62%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.55%) Tuxedo
16 7 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 27 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.078%) Houdini
5 1 (0.078%) Maya
5 1 (0.078%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.078%) NUKE
5 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.078%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.55%) Maximo
3 5 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.16%) Concordance
5 2 (0.16%) Relativity
5 2 (0.16%) SAP GTS
5 2 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.078%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.078%) Magento
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.078%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 447 (34.81%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (9.97%) Amazon EC2
4 88 (6.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 80 (6.23%) Amazon S3
6 64 (4.98%) PaaS
7 61 (4.75%) IaaS
8 56 (4.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 45 (3.50%) Amazon ELB
9 45 (3.50%) Serverless
10 44 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
10 44 (3.43%) Route 53
11 43 (3.35%) OpenShift
12 42 (3.27%) GitHub
13 36 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 36 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
14 29 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
15 26 (2.02%) SaaS
16 25 (1.95%) Datadog
17 24 (1.87%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 126 (9.81%) Firewall
2 110 (8.57%) SAN
3 99 (7.71%) DNS
4 71 (5.53%) HTTP
5 67 (5.22%) TCP/IP
6 40 (3.12%) VPN
7 35 (2.73%) NAS
7 35 (2.73%) SSL
8 31 (2.41%) DHCP
9 25 (1.95%) SSH
10 22 (1.71%) iSCSI
10 22 (1.71%) Network Security
11 20 (1.56%) Internet
12 19 (1.48%) VLAN
13 18 (1.40%) Kerberos
14 17 (1.32%) FTP
15 16 (1.25%) Multicast
16 13 (1.01%) LAN
16 13 (1.01%) WAN
17 12 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 100 (7.79%) MySQL
3 73 (5.69%) MongoDB
4 69 (5.37%) Oracle Database
5 63 (4.91%) NoSQL
5 63 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
6 57 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 48 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 47 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 45 (3.50%) Hadoop
10 39 (3.04%) Amazon RDS
11 33 (2.57%) Big Data
12 24 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
13 19 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
13 19 (1.48%) DB2
13 19 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
15 16 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (1.17%) Apache Hive
17 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 354 (27.57%) Jenkins
2 213 (16.59%) Git (software)
3 85 (6.62%) Maven
4 82 (6.39%) Sonatype Nexus
5 81 (6.31%) JIRA
6 72 (5.61%) Vagrant
7 62 (4.83%) GitLab
8 51 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 50 (3.89%) Selenium
10 47 (3.66%) Subversion
11 42 (3.27%) SonarQube
12 39 (3.04%) Cucumber
13 38 (2.96%) Artifactory
13 38 (2.96%) TeamCity
14 29 (2.26%) Travis CI
15 26 (2.02%) Ant
16 21 (1.64%) Bitbucket
17 18 (1.40%) JUnit
18 16 (1.25%) IBM UrbanCode
19 15 (1.17%) SoapUI
General
1 255 (19.86%) Finance
2 114 (8.88%) Banking
3 40 (3.12%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.10%) Retail
5 25 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.64%) Legal
7 18 (1.40%) Marketing
8 17 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.32%) Publishing
9 14 (1.09%) Electronics
10 11 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.78%) Front Office
12 7 (0.55%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Advertising
13 4 (0.31%) Back Office
14 3 (0.23%) Games
15 2 (0.16%) Law
15 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.078%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 408 (31.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 182 (14.17%) Linux Engineer
3 151 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
4 150 (11.68%) Administrator
5 149 (11.60%) AWS DevOps
6 132 (10.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 104 (8.10%) Architect
8 98 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
9 91 (7.09%) Linux Administrator
10 86 (6.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 83 (6.46%) Consultant
12 69 (5.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 67 (5.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 61 (4.75%) Developer
15 60 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 56 (4.36%) Analyst
17 52 (4.05%) Senior DevOps
18 50 (3.89%) Operations Engineer
19 45 (3.50%) Cloud Engineer
19 45 (3.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (10.12%) Middleware
2 127 (9.89%) Web Services
3 67 (5.22%) Elastic Stack
4 61 (4.75%) .NET
5 51 (3.97%) Node.js
6 45 (3.50%) LDAP
7 40 (3.12%) REST
8 32 (2.49%) J2EE
8 32 (2.49%) Kafka
9 28 (2.18%) XML
10 24 (1.87%) JSON
11 23 (1.79%) LAMP
12 22 (1.71%) Spring Boot
13 21 (1.64%) SOAP
13 21 (1.64%) X-Windows
14 20 (1.56%) Spring
15 19 (1.48%) HTML
16 18 (1.40%) Java EE
16 18 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
17 17 (1.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 100 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (7.40%) Data Centre
3 67 (5.22%) Public Cloud
4 59 (4.60%) Clustering
5 47 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
6 31 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.26%) Replication
8 28 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (2.18%) Private Cloud
9 25 (1.95%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (1.56%) PKI
12 15 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (1.09%) Graphic Design
14 13 (1.01%) Fat Client
14 13 (1.01%) Thin Client
15 12 (0.93%) Computer Science
16 9 (0.70%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.70%) iSeries
17 8 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,284 (100.00%) Linux
2 382 (29.75%) Windows
3 373 (29.05%) Unix
4 308 (23.99%) CentOS
5 197 (15.34%) Windows Server
6 133 (10.36%) Solaris
7 93 (7.24%) AIX
8 78 (6.07%) Ubuntu
9 60 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (3.35%) SUSE
11 42 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (2.41%) Debian
13 26 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (1.95%) Windows XP
15 21 (1.64%) HPUX
15 21 (1.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 19 (1.48%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.93%) DC/OS
18 11 (0.86%) Windows 7
19 10 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (44.78%) DevOps
2 287 (22.35%) Configuration Management
3 264 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (8.64%) Deployment Automation
6 108 (8.41%) Migration
7 105 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
8 104 (8.10%) ITIL
9 101 (7.87%) Open Source
10 93 (7.24%) Test Automation
11 87 (6.78%) Change Management
12 86 (6.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 82 (6.39%) Microservices
14 79 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 75 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 70 (5.45%) Scrum
17 61 (4.75%) Task Automation
18 56 (4.36%) High Availability
19 53 (4.13%) Analytics
20 49 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 393 (30.61%) Python
2 256 (19.94%) Java
3 235 (18.30%) Bash Shell
4 178 (13.86%) SQL
5 177 (13.79%) Perl
6 153 (11.92%) Shell Script
7 80 (6.23%) Ruby
8 71 (5.53%) PowerShell
9 52 (4.05%) JavaScript
10 34 (2.65%) C
11 33 (2.57%) Groovy
11 33 (2.57%) PHP
12 20 (1.56%) Korn
13 19 (1.48%) C++
14 18 (1.40%) C#
14 18 (1.40%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.93%) F#
16 10 (0.78%) AWK
16 10 (0.78%) Bourne shell
17 8 (0.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 233 (18.15%) Security Cleared
2 199 (15.50%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.04%) RHCE
4 32 (2.49%) Degree
5 27 (2.10%) AWS Certification
6 24 (1.87%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.93%) ISEB
7 12 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
7 12 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.78%) RHCSA
10 8 (0.62%) CCNA
11 5 (0.39%) MCSE
12 4 (0.31%) CISSP
12 4 (0.31%) MCSA
12 4 (0.31%) OCA
12 4 (0.31%) OCP
12 4 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.10%) QA
2 25 (1.95%) SLA
3 13 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.39%) GCP
5 5 (0.39%) PMO
6 4 (0.31%) GDPR
7 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.078%) RMADS
System Software
1 313 (24.38%) Docker
2 157 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (11.60%) Active Directory
4 61 (4.75%) Virtual Machines
5 46 (3.58%) vSphere
6 45 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (3.19%) Hyper-V
7 41 (3.19%) NFS
8 32 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
9 21 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 21 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
10 20 (1.56%) XenApp
11 19 (1.48%) KVM
12 18 (1.40%) VirtualBox
13 15 (1.17%) Firmware
14 14 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (0.86%) LXC
16 10 (0.78%) iptables
16 10 (0.78%) vCloud
17 9 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 460 (35.83%) Puppet
2 454 (35.36%) Ansible
3 284 (22.12%) Terraform
4 264 (20.56%) Opscode Chef
5 164 (12.77%) Kubernetes
6 87 (6.78%) Packer
7 41 (3.19%) Red Hat Satellite
8 35 (2.73%) Nagios
9 32 (2.49%) Salt
10 31 (2.41%) Grafana
11 25 (1.95%) NetBackup
12 24 (1.87%) SELinux
13 23 (1.79%) Consul
14 22 (1.71%) Prometheus
14 22 (1.71%) Rancher
15 21 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
15 21 (1.64%) SCCM
15 21 (1.64%) ZABBIX
16 16 (1.25%) Data Guard
16 16 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 773 (60.20%) Red Hat
2 262 (20.40%) VMware
3 222 (17.29%) Oracle
4 186 (14.49%) Microsoft
5 104 (8.10%) IBM
6 81 (6.31%) Splunk
7 68 (5.30%) HP
8 55 (4.28%) Citrix
9 54 (4.21%) EMC
10 48 (3.74%) Cisco
11 47 (3.66%) Google
12 44 (3.43%) Veritas
13 43 (3.35%) Sun
14 37 (2.88%) webMethods
15 36 (2.80%) NetApp
16 30 (2.34%) SAP
17 29 (2.26%) Dell
18 28 (2.18%) Atlassian
19 26 (2.02%) New Relic
20 24 (1.87%) SaltStack