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 3 months to 30 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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 55 59
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.51% 0.57% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 2.86% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £550 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +12.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +7.46% +4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 117 140 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.93% 20.06% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 76 74
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.15 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.85 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 2 £550 - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Confluence
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (22.22%) Ansible
4 2 (22.22%) Docker
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Pingdom
4 2 (22.22%) AppDynamics
4 2 (22.22%) PagerDuty
4 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (22.22%) Application Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management

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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Unix Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Application Performance Management
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 2 (22.22%) Pingdom
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) AppDynamics
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) PagerDuty
3 1 (11.11%) VMware