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 June 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.40% 2.12% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 8.86% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £575 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.77% -12.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

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 55 79 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.91% 23.94% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 41
Median daily rate £340 £385 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.68% -17.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £160 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) YAML
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring 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 (25.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (75.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat