Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 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)
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 51 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 63 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.44% 6.73% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.85% 24.46% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 16
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £383 £450 £384
90th Percentile £600 £618 £595
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -9.68% +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 353 233 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.06% 27.51% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 132 121
Essex median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £165 £214 £163
90th Percentile £600 £597 £488
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 96
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £33.17 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.25% +101.00% -43.10%
10th Percentile £14.05 £12.77 £14.00
90th Percentile £71.88 £63.75 £34.88
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -5.71%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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
Southend-on-Sea +1 35 £450 -13.46% 3
Colchester -1 3 £450 -5.26%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (77.78%) DevOps
3 42 (66.67%) Ansible
4 38 (60.32%) Configuration Management
5 29 (46.03%) Middleware
6 28 (44.44%) Unix
6 28 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (39.68%) Jenkins
8 24 (38.10%) Oracle
9 23 (36.51%) Web Services
10 22 (34.92%) Solaris
11 21 (33.33%) Shell Script
12 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (31.75%) Windows
12 20 (31.75%) Deployment Automation
13 19 (30.16%) Terraform
13 19 (30.16%) Apache
14 16 (25.40%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (23.81%) AIX
15 15 (23.81%) CentOS
16 14 (22.22%) WebLogic
16 14 (22.22%) Perl
16 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
16 14 (22.22%) Analytics
17 13 (20.63%) GitHub
17 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (20.63%) Java
17 13 (20.63%) SAP
17 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
17 13 (20.63%) Marketing

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 19 (30.16%) Apache
2 14 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 10 (15.87%) Tomcat
4 9 (14.29%) JBoss
5 5 (7.94%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.17%) Tuxedo
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.17%) WildFly
7 1 (1.59%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.59%) IIS
7 1 (1.59%) Jetty
7 1 (1.59%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.59%) nginx
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.63%) GitHub
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) SSH
2 7 (11.11%) SAN
3 6 (9.52%) HTTP
3 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.94%) SSL
5 1 (1.59%) DHCP
5 1 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) FTP
5 1 (1.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) MySQL
2 9 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 9 (14.29%) Ingres
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Jenkins
2 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.05%) GitLab
3 6 (9.52%) JIRA
4 3 (4.76%) CA Gen
5 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) JMeter
5 2 (3.17%) Selenium
5 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.59%) git-flow
6 1 (1.59%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 13 (20.63%) Electronics
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
1 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
1 13 (20.63%) Marketing
1 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
2 14 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Unix Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) Middleware
2 23 (36.51%) Web Services
3 8 (12.70%) J2EE
4 2 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.17%) SOAP
4 2 (3.17%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.17%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.59%) Servlets
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Replication
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.59%) RIA
3 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (44.44%) Unix
3 22 (34.92%) Solaris
4 20 (31.75%) Windows
5 15 (23.81%) AIX
5 15 (23.81%) CentOS
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) DevOps
2 38 (60.32%) Configuration Management
3 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.75%) Deployment Automation
4 16 (25.40%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (22.22%) Analytics
6 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.63%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (20.63%) Programme Management
6 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
7 12 (19.05%) Validation
8 9 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (14.29%) Open Source
9 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
10 7 (11.11%) ITIL
11 6 (9.52%) Change Control
12 5 (7.94%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (7.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 14 (22.22%) Perl
3 13 (20.63%) Java
4 7 (11.11%) Python
4 7 (11.11%) Ruby
5 6 (9.52%) SQL
6 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.76%) C
8 1 (1.59%) Dart
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Docker
2 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (66.67%) Ansible
2 19 (30.16%) Terraform
3 9 (14.29%) Opsview
4 8 (12.70%) Puppet
5 7 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (9.52%) SCCM
6 6 (9.52%) SCOM
7 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Oracle
2 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 13 (20.63%) SAP
4 11 (17.46%) webMethods
5 9 (14.29%) BEA
6 6 (9.52%) Atlassian
7 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.35%) Informatica
9 2 (3.17%) IBM
9 2 (3.17%) Remedy
9 2 (3.17%) WSO2
10 1 (1.59%) Google
10 1 (1.59%) VMware