Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 60 93
Rank change year-on-year -21 +33 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 18 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.15% 2.37% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.33% 10.93% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £258 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.17% -33.12% -3.75%
10th Percentile £376 £250 £373
90th Percentile £588 £388 £398
East of England median daily rate £518 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +38.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 338 302 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.60% 21.71% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 157 199
Hertfordshire median daily rate £366 £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.34% +8.96% -4.29%
10th Percentile £120 £172 £120
90th Percentile £550 £508 £488
East of England median daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.14% - +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 19 50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.33% -
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.00 £8.73
90th Percentile £45.05 £22.45 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +7.58% -4.35% +4.55%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Stevenage -16 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Hatfield - 3 £550 -
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £425 +13.33%
Watford -15 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Ansible
5 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
6 4 (22.22%) CentOS
6 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 4 (22.22%) Puppet
7 3 (16.67%) WSUS
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) High Availability
7 3 (16.67%) Splunk
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (11.11%) Docker
8 2 (11.11%) Terraform
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 2 (11.11%) SpaceWire

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 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 2 (11.11%) SpaceWire
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Avionics
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Validation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Derivative
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) CoreOS
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) CMMI
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) HOOD
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) ANSI C
4 1 (5.56%) Jython
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) RHCA
3 2 (11.11%) RHCE
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ECSS
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (11.11%) Cygwin
3 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) VMware NSX
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) iptables
4 1 (5.56%) LXC
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
2 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (22.22%) Puppet
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (16.67%) WSUS
5 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
5 2 (11.11%) Terraform
6 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
6 1 (5.56%) Mesos
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Lumension
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle