Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 162 198
Rank change year-on-year -14 +36 +6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1398 1661 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.70% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.05% 7.94% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1125 876
England median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £305 £310
90th Percentile £631 £580 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 13
England median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.45% -37.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £27.83 £12.75 £23.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £42.54
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £25.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year +40.78% -23.13% -33.00%

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 19822 20912 22627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.91% 21.44% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12757 13334 13451
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £573
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1192 1189 1839
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -32 614 £500 +5.26% 40
South East -34 316 £440 +0.57% 19
North of England -17 228 £430 +7.50% 19
North West +5 98 £525 +23.53% 10
Yorkshire +16 89 £500 +17.65% 8
East of England -1 84 £524 +39.73% 3
South West +11 75 £413 +6.45% 7
Midlands +29 74 £375 -9.09% 13
North East 0 62 £425 +36.00% 1
West Midlands +31 50 £401 -3.49% 9
East Midlands -14 24 £331 -17.19% 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1398 (100.00%) Linux
2 833 (59.59%) Red Hat
3 518 (37.05%) DevOps
4 448 (32.05%) Unix
5 422 (30.19%) Puppet
6 415 (29.69%) Windows
7 395 (28.25%) Java
8 385 (27.54%) Jenkins
9 356 (25.46%) Python
10 344 (24.61%) VMware
11 341 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
12 328 (23.46%) Git (software)
13 306 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
14 304 (21.75%) Ansible
15 293 (20.96%) CentOS
16 279 (19.96%) Bash Shell
17 267 (19.10%) Configuration Management
18 266 (19.03%) Oracle
19 258 (18.45%) Finance
20 256 (18.31%) Docker
21 249 (17.81%) Perl
22 243 (17.38%) Opscode Chef
23 239 (17.10%) Security Cleared
24 220 (15.74%) SQL
25 200 (14.31%) Open Source
25 200 (14.31%) Solaris
26 191 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
27 181 (12.95%) SC Cleared
28 180 (12.88%) Shell Script
29 172 (12.30%) 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
1 148 (10.59%) JBoss
2 147 (10.52%) Apache
3 144 (10.30%) Tomcat
4 123 (8.80%) Confluence
5 78 (5.58%) WebLogic
6 77 (5.51%) WebSphere
7 55 (3.93%) nginx
8 52 (3.72%) IIS
9 49 (3.51%) OpenStack
10 44 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
11 41 (2.93%) Apache Spark
12 29 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 23 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
15 13 (0.93%) GemFire
15 13 (0.93%) SharePoint
16 12 (0.86%) MS Exchange
17 10 (0.72%) Apache Pig
17 10 (0.72%) MQSeries
17 10 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.64%) Houdini
2 9 (0.64%) Maya
2 9 (0.64%) NUKE
2 9 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (2.43%) ION MarketView
2 13 (0.93%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (0.50%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.072%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.072%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 341 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (4.65%) Slack
4 54 (3.86%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 49 (3.51%) GitHub
7 46 (3.29%) PaaS
8 45 (3.22%) Cloud Computing
8 45 (3.22%) OpenShift
9 39 (2.79%) IaaS
10 34 (2.43%) Amazon S3
11 26 (1.86%) Route 53
12 19 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (1.36%) Serverless
13 18 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (0.93%) SaaS
16 12 (0.86%) Office 365
17 11 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 9 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 153 (10.94%) Firewall
2 151 (10.80%) SAN
3 150 (10.73%) DNS
4 138 (9.87%) TCP/IP
5 94 (6.72%) HTTP
6 92 (6.58%) LDAP
7 77 (5.51%) DHCP
8 75 (5.36%) SSL
9 73 (5.22%) NAS
10 54 (3.86%) VPN
11 52 (3.72%) WAN
12 44 (3.15%) LAN
13 40 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
14 38 (2.72%) Network Security
15 37 (2.65%) SSH
16 29 (2.07%) Internet
17 23 (1.65%) OpenLDAP
18 21 (1.50%) Kerberos
19 19 (1.36%) SMTP
20 16 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (11.30%) MongoDB
2 129 (9.23%) MySQL
3 128 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
4 106 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 84 (6.01%) NoSQL
6 82 (5.87%) SQL Server
7 70 (5.01%) Hadoop
8 59 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 51 (3.65%) Oracle Database
10 42 (3.00%) DB2
11 41 (2.93%) Big Data
12 39 (2.79%) Redis
13 38 (2.72%) Apache Hive
13 38 (2.72%) RDBMS
14 34 (2.43%) KDB
15 25 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
16 24 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (1.65%) HBase
18 21 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
19 20 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 385 (27.54%) Jenkins
2 328 (23.46%) Git (software)
3 149 (10.66%) JIRA
4 92 (6.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 79 (5.65%) Maven
6 76 (5.44%) Subversion
7 45 (3.22%) Cucumber
8 42 (3.00%) JUnit
9 34 (2.43%) SonarQube
10 33 (2.36%) Artifactory
10 33 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (2.07%) GitLab
11 29 (2.07%) Jasmine
12 23 (1.65%) Vagrant
13 22 (1.57%) Gradle
13 22 (1.57%) Selenium
14 20 (1.43%) Ant
14 20 (1.43%) Eclipse
15 19 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 18 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 258 (18.45%) Finance
2 168 (12.02%) Banking
3 37 (2.65%) Investment Banking
4 26 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.57%) Legal
6 21 (1.50%) Retail
7 17 (1.22%) Games
8 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.36%) Advertising
10 4 (0.29%) Automotive
10 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.29%) Front Office
10 4 (0.29%) Law
10 4 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.21%) Back Office
12 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.14%) Billing
12 2 (0.14%) Electronics
12 2 (0.14%) Military
12 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 374 (26.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 216 (15.45%) Administrator
3 209 (14.95%) Linux Engineer
4 148 (10.59%) Systems Administrator
5 126 (9.01%) Developer
6 114 (8.15%) Linux Administrator
6 114 (8.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 106 (7.58%) AWS DevOps
8 97 (6.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 93 (6.65%) AWS Engineer
10 90 (6.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 85 (6.08%) Java Developer
12 74 (5.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 74 (5.29%) Consultant
13 66 (4.72%) Architect
13 66 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 64 (4.58%) Unix Administrator
15 57 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
15 57 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
15 57 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (7.65%) Middleware
2 93 (6.65%) Web Services
3 88 (6.29%) REST
4 67 (4.79%) Node.js
5 62 (4.43%) .NET
6 50 (3.58%) XML
7 49 (3.51%) J2EE
7 49 (3.51%) JSON
8 40 (2.86%) RESTful
9 35 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
9 35 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
10 34 (2.43%) FIX Protocol
10 34 (2.43%) Java EE
11 32 (2.29%) Kafka
12 31 (2.22%) Spring
13 30 (2.15%) LAMP
14 27 (1.93%) SOAP
15 25 (1.79%) Hibernate
15 25 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
16 24 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (6.80%) Clustering
3 84 (6.01%) Data Centre
4 68 (4.86%) Public Cloud
5 51 (3.65%) Replication
6 40 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
7 29 (2.07%) Private Cloud
8 28 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 28 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 26 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
11 23 (1.65%) PKI
12 21 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.22%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.14%) Derivative
15 13 (0.93%) Virtual Team
16 12 (0.86%) EMC VNX
17 11 (0.79%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.79%) Oracle Exalogic
18 10 (0.72%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1398 (100.00%) Linux
2 448 (32.05%) Unix
3 415 (29.69%) Windows
4 293 (20.96%) CentOS
5 200 (14.31%) Solaris
6 172 (12.30%) Windows Server
7 130 (9.30%) AIX
8 112 (8.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 94 (6.72%) Ubuntu
10 68 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (2.43%) SUSE
13 33 (2.36%) Windows 7
14 23 (1.65%) Windows XP
15 22 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
16 19 (1.36%) Mac OS X
17 17 (1.22%) HPUX
18 13 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 12 (0.86%) Debian
20 10 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (37.05%) DevOps
2 306 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (19.10%) Configuration Management
4 200 (14.31%) Open Source
5 191 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
6 151 (10.80%) Test Automation
7 142 (10.16%) Scrum
8 135 (9.66%) Mentoring
9 131 (9.37%) Migration
10 124 (8.87%) Load Balancing
11 120 (8.58%) TDD
12 105 (7.51%) Continuous Delivery
13 101 (7.22%) Microservices
14 99 (7.08%) Software Engineering
15 97 (6.94%) Kanban
16 86 (6.15%) Coaching
17 85 (6.08%) ITIL
18 77 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
19 68 (4.86%) SDLC
20 67 (4.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 395 (28.25%) Java
2 356 (25.46%) Python
3 279 (19.96%) Bash Shell
4 249 (17.81%) Perl
5 220 (15.74%) SQL
6 180 (12.88%) Shell Script
7 149 (10.66%) Ruby
8 122 (8.73%) JavaScript
9 111 (7.94%) PowerShell
10 61 (4.36%) Korn
11 48 (3.43%) PHP
12 39 (2.79%) C
13 36 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 28 (2.00%) C++
15 27 (1.93%) C#
16 18 (1.29%) R
17 17 (1.22%) Scala
18 16 (1.14%) Groovy
19 14 (1.00%) F#
20 10 (0.72%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 239 (17.10%) Security Cleared
2 181 (12.95%) SC Cleared
3 52 (3.72%) Degree
4 42 (3.00%) RHCE
5 26 (1.86%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.22%) CISSP
8 16 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.14%) RHCSA
9 14 (1.00%) MCSE
9 14 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (0.79%) CCNA
10 11 (0.79%) RHCA
11 10 (0.72%) CCNP
12 9 (0.64%) MCSA
13 8 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (0.50%) AWS Certification
14 7 (0.50%) ISEB
14 7 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.93%) QA
2 30 (2.15%) SLA
3 19 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.43%) PMO
6 6 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) ECSS
8 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.072%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.072%) MiFID
8 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 256 (18.31%) Docker
2 149 (10.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (10.37%) Active Directory
4 106 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
5 81 (5.79%) NFS
6 51 (3.65%) Hyper-V
7 49 (3.51%) vSphere
8 39 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
9 33 (2.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 30 (2.15%) Samba
11 27 (1.93%) Veritas File System
12 25 (1.79%) Xen
13 24 (1.72%) KVM
14 23 (1.65%) vCloud
15 20 (1.43%) HDFS
16 19 (1.36%) Gluster
17 17 (1.22%) Oracle Clusterware
18 15 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 13 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
20 12 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 422 (30.19%) Puppet
2 304 (21.75%) Ansible
3 243 (17.38%) Opscode Chef
4 104 (7.44%) Kubernetes
4 104 (7.44%) Terraform
5 59 (4.22%) NetBackup
6 58 (4.15%) Nagios
7 45 (3.22%) Red Hat Satellite
8 42 (3.00%) ZABBIX
9 34 (2.43%) logstash
10 32 (2.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 24 (1.72%) WMI
12 22 (1.57%) BladeLogic
13 20 (1.43%) SCCM
14 17 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
15 16 (1.14%) Packer
16 15 (1.07%) Cobbler
16 15 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 15 (1.07%) yum
17 14 (1.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 833 (59.59%) Red Hat
2 344 (24.61%) VMware
3 266 (19.03%) Oracle
4 135 (9.66%) Microsoft
5 124 (8.87%) IBM
6 116 (8.30%) Cisco
7 101 (7.22%) HP
8 93 (6.65%) Splunk
9 80 (5.72%) EMC
10 75 (5.36%) NetApp
11 68 (4.86%) Veritas
12 43 (3.08%) Sybase
12 43 (3.08%) TIBCO
13 42 (3.00%) Brocade
13 42 (3.00%) Citrix
13 42 (3.00%) Juniper
14 40 (2.86%) F5
14 40 (2.86%) Sun
15 39 (2.79%) Symantec
16 37 (2.65%) ION Trading