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 3 months to 27 June 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)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 51 50
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 37 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.56% 1.45% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.43% 4.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 9
Median daily rate £500 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.51% -17.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 140 150 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.41% 31.06% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 58 56
Median daily rate £475 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -8.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £171 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 61 27
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £27.50 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Southend-on-Sea - 26 £500 -
Colchester - 2 £450 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 42 (82.35%) DevOps
3 40 (78.43%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (78.43%) Test Automation
4 37 (72.55%) HTTP
4 37 (72.55%) TCP/IP
4 37 (72.55%) SSL
5 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (68.63%) Open Source
6 35 (68.63%) Puppet
6 35 (68.63%) Jenkins
6 35 (68.63%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (66.67%) Middleware
8 33 (64.71%) Relational Database
9 32 (62.75%) Mentoring
9 32 (62.75%) Configuration Management
9 32 (62.75%) TDD
10 31 (60.78%) Scrum
10 31 (60.78%) Kanban
11 30 (58.82%) Coaching
12 29 (56.86%) User Stories
12 29 (56.86%) SOA
12 29 (56.86%) J2EE
13 28 (54.90%) Oracle
13 28 (54.90%) Perl
13 28 (54.90%) JBoss
13 28 (54.90%) Apache
14 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
15 25 (49.02%) API Design
15 25 (49.02%) Subversion

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 28 (54.90%) Apache
1 28 (54.90%) JBoss
2 23 (45.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Jetty
5 1 (1.96%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.96%) nginx
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 37 (72.55%) HTTP
1 37 (72.55%) SSL
1 37 (72.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (64.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) Ingres
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Informix
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (68.63%) Jenkins
2 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 25 (49.02%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (3.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (3.92%) Server Support
6 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server Support
7 1 (1.96%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (66.67%) Middleware
2 29 (56.86%) J2EE
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) IVR
2 1 (1.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (23.53%) Unix
3 8 (15.69%) Mac OS X
4 5 (9.80%) Solaris
5 3 (5.88%) Windows
6 2 (3.92%) CentOS
6 2 (3.92%) Fedora
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) DevOps
2 40 (78.43%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (78.43%) Test Automation
3 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (68.63%) Open Source
5 32 (62.75%) Configuration Management
5 32 (62.75%) Mentoring
5 32 (62.75%) TDD
6 31 (60.78%) Kanban
6 31 (60.78%) Scrum
7 30 (58.82%) Coaching
8 29 (56.86%) SOA
8 29 (56.86%) User Stories
9 25 (49.02%) API Design
9 25 (49.02%) Software Engineering
10 23 (45.10%) Microservices
11 17 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (31.37%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (13.73%) Software Architecture
14 6 (11.76%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) Perl
2 15 (29.41%) C
2 15 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (68.63%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (68.63%) Puppet
2 11 (21.57%) Ansible
3 2 (3.92%) Rundeck
3 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Oracle
2 23 (45.10%) WSO2
3 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Avaya
6 1 (1.96%) BEA
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Mitel
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) webMethods
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