Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 15 December 2019 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 93 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 12 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.92% 0.89% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.54% 3.85% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -17.50% +94.17%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £376
90th Percentile £400 £468 £588
East of England median daily rate £438 £480 £537
% change year-on-year -8.85% -10.66% +43.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £42.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.68% -
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +30.95% -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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 339 364 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.04% 23.08% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 194 162
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £325 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -11.26% +4.64%
10th Percentile £150 £131 £129
90th Percentile £538 £475 £550
East of England median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 52 40
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.93 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.98% +6.20% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.03 £12.38
90th Percentile £48.63 £44.98 £47.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £26.44
% change year-on-year -3.03% -37.59% +60.24%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Hertfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Hertfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Hertfordshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2019. 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
Watford -5 5 £300 -
Hatfield +1 3 £400 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Stevenage -3 1 £350 +45.83%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) HP
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) AIX
6 5 (41.67%) Perl
6 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 5 (41.67%) NetApp
6 5 (41.67%) Veritas
6 5 (41.67%) EMC
6 5 (41.67%) SRDF
6 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (33.33%) Technology Roadmap
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
8 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (25.00%) Symantec
8 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (25.00%) Back Office
8 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (25.00%) ITSM

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Backup Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Core Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Storage and Backup Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Derivative
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Exalogic
2 2 (16.67%) EMC Centera
2 2 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (16.67%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) AIX
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) SUSE
5 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Technology Roadmap
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) ITSM
3 3 (25.00%) Network Design
3 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Korn
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) SRDF
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (16.67%) NFS
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (16.67%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp OnCommand
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) EMC
3 5 (41.67%) NetApp
3 5 (41.67%) Veritas
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 2 (16.67%) Brocade
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) CyberArk
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (16.67%) Sun