Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 58 69
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 +25
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 51 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.43% 2.65% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 8.13% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 25
Essex median daily rate £524 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.80% +5.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £389 £411 £375
90th Percentile £610 £594 £579
East of England median daily rate £518 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +38.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +244.44% - -

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 204 283 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 25.73% 32.64% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 150 132
Essex median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £154 £199 £177
90th Percentile £600 £480 £573
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 79 78
Essex median hourly rate £33.25 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.50% -13.16% +15.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.75 £15.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £37.37 £40.40
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Essex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Essex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Essex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Essex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Southend-on-Sea -9 38 £537 +7.35%
Colchester - 3 £538 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (70.59%) Middleware
3 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (64.71%) Test Automation
4 32 (62.75%) DevOps
5 29 (56.86%) HTTP
5 29 (56.86%) TCP/IP
5 29 (56.86%) SSL
6 27 (52.94%) TDD
6 27 (52.94%) Scrum
6 27 (52.94%) Mentoring
6 27 (52.94%) Relational Database
6 27 (52.94%) Kanban
6 27 (52.94%) Open Source
7 26 (50.98%) SOA
8 24 (47.06%) JBoss
8 24 (47.06%) Apache
8 24 (47.06%) Oracle
9 23 (45.10%) J2EE
9 23 (45.10%) Configuration Management
10 22 (43.14%) Software Engineering
10 22 (43.14%) Jenkins
10 22 (43.14%) User Stories
10 22 (43.14%) Coaching
11 20 (39.22%) API Design
11 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
11 20 (39.22%) Subversion
11 20 (39.22%) Unix
12 17 (33.33%) Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 24 (47.06%) Apache
1 24 (47.06%) JBoss
2 15 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
4 8 (15.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.84%) GitHub
3 4 (7.84%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) HTTP
1 29 (56.86%) SSL
1 29 (56.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Ingres
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) Jenkins
2 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
2 20 (39.22%) Subversion
3 4 (7.84%) GitLab
3 4 (7.84%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) JMeter
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Architect
3 11 (21.57%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (15.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Trainee
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (3.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Linux Scripter
10 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Windows Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) Middleware
2 23 (45.10%) J2EE
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (39.22%) Unix
3 12 (23.53%) Mac OS X
4 9 (17.65%) Solaris
5 5 (9.80%) Windows
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.88%) CentOS
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
1 33 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 32 (62.75%) DevOps
3 27 (52.94%) Kanban
3 27 (52.94%) Mentoring
3 27 (52.94%) Open Source
3 27 (52.94%) Scrum
3 27 (52.94%) TDD
4 26 (50.98%) SOA
5 23 (45.10%) Configuration Management
6 22 (43.14%) Coaching
6 22 (43.14%) Software Engineering
6 22 (43.14%) User Stories
7 20 (39.22%) API Design
8 15 (29.41%) Microservices
9 10 (19.61%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (17.65%) Software Architecture
11 8 (15.69%) Critical Success Factor
11 8 (15.69%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
1 16 (31.37%) Perl
2 11 (21.57%) C
3 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.80%) Ruby
5 4 (7.84%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Docker
2 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (33.33%) Puppet
2 16 (31.37%) Ansible
3 4 (7.84%) Terraform
4 3 (5.88%) SCCM
4 3 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Oracle
2 17 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 15 (29.41%) WSO2
4 8 (15.69%) BEA
4 8 (15.69%) webMethods
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.84%) Atlassian
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco
7 3 (5.88%) Cloudera
7 3 (5.88%) VMware