Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 47 71
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 48 60 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.17% 6.73% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 19.11% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 3
Essex median daily rate £433 £519 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.55% +18.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £344 £445 £248
90th Percentile £657 £620 £471
East of England median daily rate £425 £523 £345
% change year-on-year -18.78% +51.67% -9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 228 314 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 29.31% 35.24% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 196 115
Essex median daily rate £443 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +30.77% -14.47%
10th Percentile £207 £253 £163
90th Percentile £600 £575 £445
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 95
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.96% +104.55% -23.26%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.20 £14.70
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £32.70
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +16 34 £441 -14.28% 5
Colchester +4 3 £450 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (66.67%) DevOps
3 27 (56.25%) Deployment Automation
4 26 (54.17%) Configuration Management
5 24 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 23 (47.92%) Unix
7 20 (41.67%) Middleware
7 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
8 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (39.58%) Perl
8 19 (39.58%) Solaris
8 19 (39.58%) Ansible
9 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (35.42%) Shell Script
11 16 (33.33%) Red Hat
11 16 (33.33%) Apache
11 16 (33.33%) Oracle
12 15 (31.25%) Windows
13 14 (29.17%) Open Source
14 13 (27.08%) Puppet
14 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (27.08%) JBoss
14 13 (27.08%) WebLogic
14 13 (27.08%) webMethods
14 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
15 12 (25.00%) J2EE
15 12 (25.00%) Java
15 12 (25.00%) HTTP
15 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 12 (25.00%) BEA

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 16 (33.33%) Apache
2 13 (27.08%) JBoss
2 13 (27.08%) WebLogic
3 8 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) GitHub
2 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) HTTP
1 12 (25.00%) SSL
1 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) SAN
3 3 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.25%) Ingres
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.67%) GitLab
3 8 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.33%) Selenium
5 3 (6.25%) CA Gen
5 3 (6.25%) JMeter
5 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
5 3 (6.25%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.08%) Electronics
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.08%) Marketing
1 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (10.42%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Unix Developer
5 4 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (4.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) Middleware
2 12 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (47.92%) Unix
3 19 (39.58%) Solaris
4 15 (31.25%) Windows
5 10 (20.83%) AIX
6 9 (18.75%) CentOS
7 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) SUSE
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) DevOps
2 27 (56.25%) Deployment Automation
3 26 (54.17%) Configuration Management
4 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (29.17%) Open Source
8 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
9 9 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (16.67%) Analytics
10 8 (16.67%) ITIL
10 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (12.50%) Software Delivery
11 6 (12.50%) Validation
12 5 (10.42%) Coaching
12 5 (10.42%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (10.42%) Microservices
12 5 (10.42%) Scrum
13 4 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Perl
2 17 (35.42%) Shell Script
3 12 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) Python
4 8 (16.67%) Ruby
5 7 (14.58%) SQL
6 4 (8.33%) C
6 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.58%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) Ansible
2 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (27.08%) Puppet
3 6 (12.50%) SCCM
3 6 (12.50%) SCOM
4 3 (6.25%) Opsview
5 2 (4.17%) Terraform
6 1 (2.08%) Consul
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
1 16 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 13 (27.08%) webMethods
3 12 (25.00%) BEA
4 8 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.33%) Informatica
6 4 (8.33%) WSO2
7 2 (4.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.08%) SAP