Period
to 25 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 53 60
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 30 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.31% 4.81% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.39% 13.22% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 12
Essex median daily rate £488 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +2.56% +21.88%
10th Percentile £297 £444 £385
90th Percentile £660 £610 £593
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £420
% change year-on-year -5.00% +19.05% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 183 295 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.29% 36.37% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 183 121
Essex median daily rate £450 £422 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.64% +20.57% -1.75%
10th Percentile £246 £254 £180
90th Percentile £638 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 82
Essex median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +112.12% -19.51%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.13 £14.10
90th Percentile £75.00 £54.00 £34.15
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -17.57% +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 May 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 May 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 +14 21 £525 +4.90% 3
Colchester +7 3 £450 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
3 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
5 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
5 16 (53.33%) DevOps
6 14 (46.67%) Middleware
6 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (43.33%) Perl
7 13 (43.33%) Open Source
8 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 12 (40.00%) Puppet
8 12 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
9 11 (36.67%) HTTP
9 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
9 11 (36.67%) SSL
10 10 (33.33%) Java
11 9 (30.00%) J2EE
11 9 (30.00%) Oracle
11 9 (30.00%) JBoss
11 9 (30.00%) Apache
11 9 (30.00%) Ansible
11 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (26.67%) Unix
13 7 (23.33%) Windows
13 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
13 7 (23.33%) Ruby

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 9 (30.00%) Apache
1 9 (30.00%) JBoss
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) GitHub
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) HTTP
1 11 (36.67%) SSL
1 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.00%) JIRA
4 5 (16.67%) GitLab
5 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.33%) Selenium
5 4 (13.33%) Subversion
6 3 (10.00%) JMeter
6 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (10.00%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Middleware
2 9 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (10.00%) SOAP
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Unix
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) SUSE
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
2 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
4 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (53.33%) DevOps
5 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (43.33%) Open Source
7 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (20.00%) Coaching
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL
9 6 (20.00%) Microservices
10 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (16.67%) Kanban
10 5 (16.67%) Scrum
10 5 (16.67%) SOA
10 5 (16.67%) TDD
11 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
11 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Perl
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.00%) C
6 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (40.00%) Puppet
2 9 (30.00%) Ansible
3 6 (20.00%) SCCM
3 6 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Consul
4 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) WSO2
5 4 (13.33%) BEA
5 4 (13.33%) webMethods
6 1 (3.33%) SAP