The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
South East / Kent
Rank 45 43 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.04% 2.64% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 15.58% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  
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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 45 77 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.63% 16.92% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 57 28
Median daily rate £345 £380 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.21% +126.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Kent

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Kent

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Ansible
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Puppet
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (8.33%) NFS
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) YAML
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle