Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 84 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 -19 +23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 12 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.84% 1.05% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.36% 5.18% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £431 £500 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +94.17% -33.12%
10th Percentile £367 £376 £250
90th Percentile £493 £588 £404
East of England median daily rate £500 £550 £375
% change year-on-year -9.01% +46.53% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year -9.68% - -

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 357 309 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.05% 20.34% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 152 141
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -7.41%
10th Percentile £138 £153 £150
90th Percentile £475 £565 £525
East of England median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 43 20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +13.73% -17.74%
10th Percentile £12.08 £10.78 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.45 £47.25 £17.40
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -5.71%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 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
Stevenage -8 5 - -
Watford - 2 - - 2
Hatfield +4 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £350 - 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Confluence
3 5 (41.67%) Puppet
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (25.00%) Debian
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) DKIM
4 3 (25.00%) DMARC
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (25.00%) Postfix
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Ansible
5 2 (16.67%) SELinux
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Squid

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 5 (41.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DKIM
1 3 (25.00%) DMARC
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) 4G
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Derivative
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Debian
3 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) HPUX
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 1 (8.33%) ANSI C
2 1 (8.33%) Korn
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Postfix
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (16.67%) SELinux
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec