Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 184 160
Rank change year-on-year -14 -24 +42
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1,329 1,372 1,665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.41% 1.47% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.68% 7.01% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 980 1,133
England median daily rate £500 £473 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +8.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £303
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 15
England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +87.50% -42.86%
10th Percentile £35.00 £27.48 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £36.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +15.86% +51.04% -28.36%

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 19,909 19,560 21,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.08% 20.97% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,379 12,579 13,400
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £165 £175 £200
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,350 1,193 1,190
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
% change year-on-year - +7.43% -1.27%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -10 572 £525 +5.00% 74
South East -44 253 £453 +6.47% 36
North of England -6 230 £450 +4.65% 27
Yorkshire +13 114 £450 -10.00% 11
East of England +18 112 £450 -13.04% 15
South West -8 87 £493 +21.23% 31
Midlands -14 73 £500 +35.20% 18
North West -37 71 £450 -14.29% 8
West Midlands -11 61 £501 +15.52% 13
North East -15 49 £500 +17.65% 8
East Midlands -4 12 £475 +46.15% 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1,329 (100.00%) Linux
2 783 (58.92%) Red Hat
3 574 (43.19%) DevOps
4 442 (33.26%) Ansible
5 437 (32.88%) Amazon AWS
6 427 (32.13%) Puppet
7 407 (30.62%) Windows
8 383 (28.82%) Python
9 362 (27.24%) Jenkins
10 349 (26.26%) Unix
11 317 (23.85%) Docker
12 301 (22.65%) CentOS
13 292 (21.97%) Finance
14 276 (20.77%) Opscode Chef
15 262 (19.71%) Configuration Management
16 260 (19.56%) VMware
16 260 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
17 256 (19.26%) Terraform
18 255 (19.19%) Git (software)
19 251 (18.89%) Oracle
20 250 (18.81%) Java
21 241 (18.13%) Bash Shell
22 232 (17.46%) Security Cleared
23 217 (16.33%) Windows Server
24 202 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
25 198 (14.90%) SQL
26 187 (14.07%) Microsoft
27 183 (13.77%) Perl
28 182 (13.69%) SC Cleared
29 171 (12.87%) Shell Script

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
1 156 (11.74%) Apache
2 129 (9.71%) JBoss
3 93 (7.00%) Tomcat
4 77 (5.79%) WebLogic
5 71 (5.34%) Confluence
6 44 (3.31%) OpenStack
7 37 (2.78%) IIS
8 31 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 29 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (1.35%) Apache Spark
11 17 (1.28%) CMS
11 17 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (1.05%) nginx
13 13 (0.98%) MS Exchange
13 13 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 8 (0.60%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 25 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.60%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.15%) Houdini
5 2 (0.15%) Maya
5 2 (0.15%) NUKE
5 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.075%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (0.75%) Maximo
2 9 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.60%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.15%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.075%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.075%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 437 (32.88%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (9.71%) Amazon EC2
4 90 (6.77%) Amazon S3
5 86 (6.47%) IaaS
6 85 (6.40%) PaaS
7 73 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 70 (5.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 60 (4.51%) OpenShift
10 51 (3.84%) Route 53
11 47 (3.54%) Amazon ELB
12 45 (3.39%) GitHub
13 35 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
13 35 (2.63%) Slack
14 33 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
14 33 (2.48%) SaaS
15 30 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 30 (2.26%) Datadog
16 16 (1.20%) Amazon Glacier
16 16 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 130 (9.78%) Firewall
2 100 (7.52%) DNS
3 93 (7.00%) SAN
4 81 (6.09%) HTTP
5 66 (4.97%) TCP/IP
6 38 (2.86%) SSL
7 35 (2.63%) iSCSI
8 34 (2.56%) Internet
8 34 (2.56%) NAS
8 34 (2.56%) VPN
9 30 (2.26%) WAN
10 27 (2.03%) LAN
11 26 (1.96%) DHCP
12 20 (1.50%) SSH
13 19 (1.43%) Kerberos
14 17 (1.28%) MPLS
15 16 (1.20%) Network Security
16 14 (1.05%) FTP
16 14 (1.05%) NetScaler
17 12 (0.90%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 117 (8.80%) MySQL
3 103 (7.75%) MongoDB
4 72 (5.42%) NoSQL
5 71 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
6 67 (5.04%) Oracle Database
7 66 (4.97%) Relational Database
8 59 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 49 (3.69%) Big Data
10 43 (3.24%) Hadoop
11 36 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
12 35 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
14 20 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
15 19 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
15 19 (1.43%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
17 13 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
18 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
19 9 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 362 (27.24%) Jenkins
2 255 (19.19%) Git (software)
3 92 (6.92%) Maven
4 90 (6.77%) JIRA
4 90 (6.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 76 (5.72%) GitLab
6 63 (4.74%) Vagrant
7 51 (3.84%) Subversion
8 49 (3.69%) Cucumber
8 49 (3.69%) SonarQube
9 45 (3.39%) Artifactory
10 41 (3.09%) TeamCity
11 38 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 36 (2.71%) Selenium
13 18 (1.35%) Travis CI
14 17 (1.28%) Bitbucket
15 16 (1.20%) IBM UrbanCode
16 14 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (0.98%) SoapUI
18 11 (0.83%) Gerrit
General
1 292 (21.97%) Finance
2 96 (7.22%) Banking
3 34 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 26 (1.96%) Retail
5 21 (1.58%) Marketing
6 20 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.28%) Electronics
8 17 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.28%) Publishing
9 14 (1.05%) Legal
9 14 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.68%) Front Office
11 7 (0.53%) Law
12 5 (0.38%) Advertising
12 5 (0.38%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.30%) Automotive
13 4 (0.30%) Games
14 2 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 392 (29.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 204 (15.35%) Linux Engineer
3 141 (10.61%) Administrator
4 130 (9.78%) AWS Engineer
5 126 (9.48%) Architect
6 120 (9.03%) AWS DevOps
7 108 (8.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 101 (7.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 86 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
10 82 (6.17%) Linux Administrator
11 80 (6.02%) Consultant
12 77 (5.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 68 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 65 (4.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 60 (4.51%) Analyst
16 59 (4.44%) Developer
17 49 (3.69%) Cloud Engineer
18 44 (3.31%) Azure DevOps
19 42 (3.16%) Senior DevOps
20 39 (2.93%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (11.66%) Middleware
2 115 (8.65%) Web Services
3 69 (5.19%) Elastic Stack
4 57 (4.29%) Node.js
5 56 (4.21%) .NET
6 49 (3.69%) LDAP
7 44 (3.31%) JSON
8 41 (3.09%) REST
9 40 (3.01%) X-Windows
10 38 (2.86%) XML
11 33 (2.48%) Kafka
12 31 (2.33%) J2EE
13 27 (2.03%) HTML
14 25 (1.88%) SOAP
15 24 (1.81%) Spring Boot
16 23 (1.73%) RESTful
17 22 (1.66%) Java EE
17 22 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
18 21 (1.58%) Spring
19 20 (1.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 119 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (7.45%) Data Centre
3 61 (4.59%) Public Cloud
4 46 (3.46%) Clustering
5 37 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
6 36 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.03%) Replication
9 26 (1.96%) Private Cloud
10 25 (1.88%) PKI
11 23 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
12 21 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.05%) Graphic Design
15 13 (0.98%) Computer Science
16 11 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
16 11 (0.83%) Fat Client
16 11 (0.83%) Thin Client
17 10 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
17 10 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1,329 (100.00%) Linux
2 407 (30.62%) Windows
3 349 (26.26%) Unix
4 301 (22.65%) CentOS
5 217 (16.33%) Windows Server
6 114 (8.58%) Solaris
7 84 (6.32%) AIX
8 73 (5.49%) Ubuntu
9 67 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (2.86%) SUSE
12 26 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (1.81%) Debian
14 21 (1.58%) Windows 10
15 20 (1.50%) Windows XP
16 19 (1.43%) HPUX
16 19 (1.43%) Windows 7
17 15 (1.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 10 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
19 6 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (43.19%) DevOps
2 262 (19.71%) Configuration Management
3 260 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
5 129 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
6 114 (8.58%) Migration
7 112 (8.43%) ITIL
8 109 (8.20%) Open Source
9 103 (7.75%) Test Automation
10 101 (7.60%) Deployment Automation
11 91 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
11 91 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 89 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 86 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
14 83 (6.25%) Microservices
15 75 (5.64%) Scrum
16 69 (5.19%) SDLC
17 67 (5.04%) Analytics
18 63 (4.74%) Change Management
18 63 (4.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 383 (28.82%) Python
2 250 (18.81%) Java
3 241 (18.13%) Bash Shell
4 198 (14.90%) SQL
5 183 (13.77%) Perl
6 171 (12.87%) Shell Script
7 91 (6.85%) PowerShell
8 83 (6.25%) Ruby
9 70 (5.27%) JavaScript
10 26 (1.96%) C
11 24 (1.81%) PHP
12 23 (1.73%) C#
12 23 (1.73%) Groovy
13 18 (1.35%) Korn
14 12 (0.90%) R
15 9 (0.68%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.60%) Go
17 6 (0.45%) Bourne shell
17 6 (0.45%) VB
18 5 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 232 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 182 (13.69%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.39%) RHCE
4 36 (2.71%) Degree
5 35 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.50%) AWS Certification
7 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (0.90%) MCSE
9 11 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.60%) CCNA
12 7 (0.53%) MCITP
12 7 (0.53%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.30%) CISSP
13 4 (0.30%) ISEB
13 4 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.30%) RHCVA
14 3 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.11%) QA
2 15 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.75%) SLA
4 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.38%) PMO
6 3 (0.23%) GDPR
6 3 (0.23%) PSD2
6 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.075%) HL7
System Software
1 317 (23.85%) Docker
2 164 (12.34%) Active Directory
3 149 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (4.14%) NFS
5 49 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (3.31%) Hyper-V
7 43 (3.24%) vSphere
8 42 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
9 41 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (1.66%) KVM
11 21 (1.58%) XenApp
12 19 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (1.28%) vCloud
14 16 (1.20%) Samba
15 14 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
15 14 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 14 (1.05%) VirtualBox
16 13 (0.98%) LXC
17 12 (0.90%) Firmware
18 10 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 442 (33.26%) Ansible
2 427 (32.13%) Puppet
3 276 (20.77%) Opscode Chef
4 256 (19.26%) Terraform
5 155 (11.66%) Kubernetes
6 80 (6.02%) Packer
7 47 (3.54%) Red Hat Satellite
8 42 (3.16%) Grafana
9 35 (2.63%) Prometheus
10 33 (2.48%) ZABBIX
11 29 (2.18%) Nagios
12 28 (2.11%) Rancher
13 25 (1.88%) NetBackup
13 25 (1.88%) SELinux
14 24 (1.81%) Consul
15 19 (1.43%) Data Guard
16 16 (1.20%) Tivoli
17 15 (1.13%) logstash
17 15 (1.13%) Salt
17 15 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 783 (58.92%) Red Hat
2 260 (19.56%) VMware
3 251 (18.89%) Oracle
4 187 (14.07%) Microsoft
5 103 (7.75%) IBM
6 88 (6.62%) Splunk
7 66 (4.97%) HP
8 60 (4.51%) Citrix
9 56 (4.21%) Cisco
10 44 (3.31%) EMC
10 44 (3.31%) Google
11 43 (3.24%) Atlassian
12 35 (2.63%) Veritas
13 33 (2.48%) ServiceNow
14 32 (2.41%) SAP
15 30 (2.26%) Black Duck
16 28 (2.11%) Dell
17 27 (2.03%) NetApp
17 27 (2.03%) webMethods
18 25 (1.88%) Sun