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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 163 232
Rank change year-on-year +4 +69  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 660 756 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.58% 1.52% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.72% 7.11% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 531 309
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.29% -14.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

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 8546 10627 10710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.48% 21.40% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5495 6666 6112
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 643 898
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 29 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 +25 304 £500 +8.10% 60
South East -23 164 £435 +2.35% 21
South West +24 55 £500 +33.33% 3
North West +15 42 £413 +3.12% 4
North East +6 40 £463 +49.19% 2
East of England +6 22 £550 +28.27% 3
Yorkshire -19 16 £480 +12.94% 11
West Midlands +8 12 £500 +18.34% 3
East Midlands -25 2 £268 -33.12%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1414 (100.00%) Linux
2 987 (69.80%) Red Hat
3 525 (37.13%) DevOps
4 478 (33.80%) Puppet
5 418 (29.56%) Unix
6 415 (29.35%) Windows
7 395 (27.93%) VMware
8 376 (26.59%) Security Cleared
9 367 (25.95%) Bash Shell
10 343 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
11 341 (24.12%) Jenkins
12 340 (24.05%) CentOS
13 329 (23.27%) Python
13 329 (23.27%) Oracle
14 318 (22.49%) Ansible
15 304 (21.50%) SC Cleared
16 293 (20.72%) Amazon AWS
17 286 (20.23%) Perl
18 279 (19.73%) Java
19 273 (19.31%) Configuration Management
20 268 (18.95%) Git (software)
20 268 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
21 235 (16.62%) Docker
22 227 (16.05%) Ruby
23 219 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
23 219 (15.49%) Finance
24 196 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
24 196 (13.86%) Windows Server
25 192 (13.58%) Solaris
26 189 (13.37%) Active Directory

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
1 182 (12.87%) Apache
2 131 (9.26%) JBoss
3 130 (9.19%) Tomcat
4 109 (7.71%) WebLogic
5 103 (7.28%) WebSphere
6 100 (7.07%) Confluence
7 45 (3.18%) OpenStack
8 40 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 39 (2.76%) IIS
9 39 (2.76%) nginx
10 26 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (1.41%) Apache Spark
11 20 (1.41%) SharePoint
12 19 (1.34%) Apache Geronimo
12 19 (1.34%) Apache TomEE
13 15 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (0.78%) GlassFish
15 10 (0.71%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.71%) MS Exchange
15 10 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.06%) MS Office
3 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.071%) HipChat
4 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.35%) Infor M3
3 5 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (0.21%) RMDS
5 3 (0.21%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.071%) assyst
7 1 (0.071%) Exstream
7 1 (0.071%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.071%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.071%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 293 (20.72%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.32%) GitHub
4 39 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (2.62%) IaaS
6 35 (2.48%) Amazon S3
7 33 (2.33%) PaaS
8 26 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (1.56%) Trello
10 21 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (1.49%) OpenShift
11 19 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (1.34%) Route 53
11 19 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 17 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (1.13%) Slack
14 14 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
15 12 (0.85%) SaaS
16 10 (0.71%) Datadog
17 8 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 165 (11.67%) SAN
2 163 (11.53%) DNS
3 139 (9.83%) TCP/IP
4 138 (9.76%) LDAP
5 117 (8.27%) Firewall
6 100 (7.07%) SSL
7 74 (5.23%) HTTP
8 73 (5.16%) VPN
9 66 (4.67%) SSH
10 60 (4.24%) NAS
11 51 (3.61%) Kerberos
12 47 (3.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 47 (3.32%) DHCP
13 39 (2.76%) Internet
14 36 (2.55%) LAN
15 31 (2.19%) WAN
16 27 (1.91%) FTP
17 25 (1.77%) Network Security
18 24 (1.70%) IPsec
19 23 (1.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (7.99%) MySQL
2 99 (7.00%) Oracle Database
2 99 (7.00%) SQL Server
3 96 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
4 84 (5.94%) Hadoop
5 65 (4.60%) MongoDB
6 61 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 58 (4.10%) Big Data
8 55 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 55 (3.89%) Relational Database
9 51 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
10 37 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 33 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (2.05%) DB2
13 28 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (1.63%) Apache Hive
16 19 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 18 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 341 (24.12%) Jenkins
2 268 (18.95%) Git (software)
3 133 (9.41%) JIRA
4 58 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 54 (3.82%) Subversion
6 47 (3.32%) Vagrant
7 41 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
8 40 (2.83%) TeamCity
9 38 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 36 (2.55%) Ant
11 32 (2.26%) JUnit
12 30 (2.12%) Maven
13 28 (1.98%) Bitbucket
13 28 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (1.77%) GitLab
15 24 (1.70%) Eclipse
16 22 (1.56%) Selenium
17 19 (1.34%) Cucumber
17 19 (1.34%) Hudson
17 19 (1.34%) Jasmine
General
1 219 (15.49%) Finance
2 106 (7.50%) Banking
3 41 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 25 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 20 (1.41%) Retail
6 17 (1.20%) Law
7 16 (1.13%) Electronics
7 16 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.13%) Marketing
8 9 (0.64%) Games
9 6 (0.42%) Advertising
10 5 (0.35%) Military
10 5 (0.35%) Publishing
11 2 (0.14%) Local Government
11 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.071%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.071%) Back Office
12 1 (0.071%) Front Office
12 1 (0.071%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 298 (21.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 271 (19.17%) Administrator
3 179 (12.66%) Linux Engineer
4 170 (12.02%) Linux Administrator
5 168 (11.88%) Systems Administrator
6 124 (8.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 97 (6.86%) Consultant
8 96 (6.79%) AWS DevOps
8 96 (6.79%) Developer
8 96 (6.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 78 (5.52%) Unix Administrator
10 76 (5.37%) Architect
11 72 (5.09%) AWS Engineer
12 61 (4.31%) Unix Engineer
13 60 (4.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 58 (4.10%) DevOps Consultant
15 55 (3.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 53 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
17 51 (3.61%) DBA
18 44 (3.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (6.72%) Middleware
2 79 (5.59%) Web Services
3 62 (4.38%) Software Packaging
4 51 (3.61%) .NET
5 42 (2.97%) LAMP
6 39 (2.76%) Node.js
7 38 (2.69%) J2EE
7 38 (2.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 35 (2.48%) XML
9 33 (2.33%) REST
10 32 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
11 31 (2.19%) HTML
12 26 (1.84%) JSON
13 24 (1.70%) Oracle Fusion
13 24 (1.70%) Sensu
14 22 (1.56%) JMS
15 21 (1.49%) CSS
15 21 (1.49%) RESTful
16 19 (1.34%) IBM Integration Bus
16 19 (1.34%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.71%) Data Centre
2 106 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (5.09%) Clustering
4 59 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 47 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.83%) Replication
7 31 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
8 25 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 24 (1.70%) Smart Meter
10 22 (1.56%) Private Cloud
11 17 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.13%) Computer Science
13 14 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.99%) EMC VNX
14 9 (0.64%) Equities
14 9 (0.64%) Fintech
14 9 (0.64%) PKI
15 8 (0.57%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.57%) Symmetrix
16 7 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1414 (100.00%) Linux
2 418 (29.56%) Unix
3 415 (29.35%) Windows
4 340 (24.05%) CentOS
5 196 (13.86%) Windows Server
6 192 (13.58%) Solaris
7 130 (9.19%) Ubuntu
8 128 (9.05%) AIX
9 111 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 110 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 74 (5.23%) SUSE
12 52 (3.68%) Debian
13 43 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (2.69%) HPUX
15 37 (2.62%) Oracle Linux
16 27 (1.91%) Windows 7
17 22 (1.56%) Fedora
18 19 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 19 (1.34%) Windows 10
19 13 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (37.13%) DevOps
2 343 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (19.31%) Configuration Management
4 268 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
5 175 (12.38%) Open Source
6 159 (11.24%) ITIL
7 145 (10.25%) Scrum
8 117 (8.27%) Migration
9 87 (6.15%) Load Balancing
10 84 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
11 73 (5.16%) Software Engineering
12 72 (5.09%) High Availability
13 67 (4.74%) Change Control
13 67 (4.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 61 (4.31%) Mentoring
15 58 (4.10%) Service Management
16 57 (4.03%) Kanban
17 56 (3.96%) TDD
18 55 (3.89%) Microservices
19 52 (3.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 367 (25.95%) Bash Shell
2 329 (23.27%) Python
3 286 (20.23%) Perl
4 279 (19.73%) Java
5 227 (16.05%) Ruby
6 177 (12.52%) SQL
7 152 (10.75%) Shell Script
8 151 (10.68%) PowerShell
9 96 (6.79%) JavaScript
10 58 (4.10%) Korn
11 43 (3.04%) C
12 39 (2.76%) PL/SQL
13 37 (2.62%) PHP
14 34 (2.40%) Go
15 22 (1.56%) C#
15 22 (1.56%) VBScript
16 16 (1.13%) F#
17 12 (0.85%) C++
18 11 (0.78%) Bourne shell
19 10 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 376 (26.59%) Security Cleared
2 304 (21.50%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.18%) DV Cleared
4 39 (2.76%) RHCE
5 38 (2.69%) Degree
6 29 (2.05%) RHCSA
7 28 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (1.34%) MCSE
11 17 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
12 14 (0.99%) CISSP
13 10 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.64%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.50%) ISEB
15 7 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
15 7 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (0.42%) CCIE
16 6 (0.42%) CCNA
16 6 (0.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.41%) JSP 440
2 17 (1.20%) QA
3 16 (1.13%) SLA
4 12 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.071%) FATCA
8 1 (0.071%) PMO
System Software
1 235 (16.62%) Docker
2 219 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (13.37%) Active Directory
4 77 (5.45%) vSphere
5 68 (4.81%) NFS
6 59 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 52 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
8 47 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (2.62%) vCloud
10 28 (1.98%) HDFS
11 25 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
12 24 (1.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 23 (1.63%) Hyper-V
14 21 (1.49%) Veritas File System
15 17 (1.20%) VMware ESX
16 15 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
17 14 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 14 (0.99%) GPFS
18 13 (0.92%) KVM
19 12 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 478 (33.80%) Puppet
2 318 (22.49%) Ansible
3 196 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (6.79%) Kubernetes
5 91 (6.44%) Nagios
5 91 (6.44%) Terraform
6 65 (4.60%) Red Hat Satellite
7 59 (4.17%) ZABBIX
8 40 (2.83%) vRealize
9 37 (2.62%) NetBackup
10 34 (2.40%) Graphite
11 31 (2.19%) Dollar Universe
11 31 (2.19%) SELinux
12 28 (1.98%) logstash
13 25 (1.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 24 (1.70%) SCOM
15 23 (1.63%) SCCM
16 22 (1.56%) Kibana
17 21 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 19 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 987 (69.80%) Red Hat
2 395 (27.93%) VMware
3 329 (23.27%) Oracle
4 183 (12.94%) Microsoft
5 152 (10.75%) HP
5 152 (10.75%) IBM
6 123 (8.70%) Cisco
7 86 (6.08%) Veritas
8 80 (5.66%) Atlassian
9 70 (4.95%) Sun
10 64 (4.53%) TIBCO
11 63 (4.46%) NetApp
12 58 (4.10%) EMC
13 48 (3.39%) Splunk
14 41 (2.90%) Symantec
15 36 (2.55%) Brocade
16 33 (2.33%) Citrix
17 29 (2.05%) Google
18 27 (1.91%) F5
19 25 (1.77%) AppDynamics
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