The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank - 19 20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester - 2.73% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.98% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £358 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 43 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 23.58% 39.09% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 29
Median daily rate £120 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.90% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £10.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Gloucester