Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 June 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)
England > London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 228 227 186
Rank change year-on-year -1 -41 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 477 559 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.18% 1.24% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.47% 6.01% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 412 426
London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £350
90th Percentile £723 £687 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.24 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% +24.52% -5.17%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,367 9,305 8,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.26% 20.56% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,164 6,599 5,710
London median daily rate £486 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.26% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £185 £206 £263
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
England median daily rate £445 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +1.14% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 324 207
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.49 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -9.37% +22.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £51.42 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.94%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 26 June 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
Central London +9 81 £525 -4.50% 5
East London +13 33 £600 +26.32%
South London -9 29 £500 - 1
West London +15 19 £450 -1.10% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 477 (100.00%) Linux
2 321 (67.30%) Red Hat
3 247 (51.78%) DevOps
4 230 (48.22%) Amazon AWS
5 226 (47.38%) Ansible
6 161 (33.75%) Python
7 156 (32.70%) Opscode Chef
8 149 (31.24%) Puppet
9 142 (29.77%) Finance
10 141 (29.56%) Jenkins
11 137 (28.72%) Security Cleared
12 125 (26.21%) Git (software)
13 116 (24.32%) SC Cleared
14 114 (23.90%) Docker
15 107 (22.43%) Terraform
16 105 (22.01%) Splunk
17 100 (20.96%) Kubernetes
18 99 (20.75%) RHCE
19 96 (20.13%) Windows
19 96 (20.13%) Sonatype Nexus
20 90 (18.87%) VMware
21 88 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
22 85 (17.82%) Bash Shell
23 84 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
24 71 (14.88%) Unix
25 66 (13.84%) Windows Server
25 66 (13.84%) Datadog
26 64 (13.42%) Oracle
26 64 (13.42%) PowerShell
27 63 (13.21%) Security Operations

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 26 (5.45%) Apache
2 20 (4.19%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.98%) Confluence
3 19 (3.98%) OpenStack
4 18 (3.77%) MS Exchange
5 16 (3.35%) IIS
6 14 (2.94%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.73%) JBoss
8 11 (2.31%) nginx
9 9 (1.89%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.47%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.05%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.84%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.21%) Maximo
2 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 230 (48.22%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (13.84%) Datadog
4 53 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
5 46 (9.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 37 (7.76%) OpenShift
7 33 (6.92%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (6.92%) Amazon S3
8 27 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (5.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (4.61%) IaaS
11 19 (3.98%) GitHub
11 19 (3.98%) PaaS
12 16 (3.35%) Route 53
13 15 (3.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (2.31%) Apigee
15 9 (1.89%) Office 365
16 8 (1.68%) SaaS
17 7 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
17 7 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.18%) DNS
1 39 (8.18%) Firewall
2 35 (7.34%) SAN
3 31 (6.50%) VPN
4 23 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.19%) WAN
6 19 (3.98%) DHCP
7 13 (2.73%) LAN
8 12 (2.52%) NAS
9 11 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (2.31%) HTTP
9 11 (2.31%) MPLS
9 11 (2.31%) VSAN
10 9 (1.89%) Network Security
11 6 (1.26%) Multicast
11 6 (1.26%) VLAN
12 5 (1.05%) BGP
12 5 (1.05%) Internet
12 5 (1.05%) OSPF
12 5 (1.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.85%) Amazon RDS
2 34 (7.13%) Oracle Database
3 31 (6.50%) Hadoop
4 23 (4.82%) Big Data
4 23 (4.82%) SQL Server
5 13 (2.73%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.31%) MySQL
8 10 (2.10%) Amazon Aurora
8 10 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
8 10 (2.10%) DB2
9 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (1.47%) HBase
11 6 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.26%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.84%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 141 (29.56%) Jenkins
2 125 (26.21%) Git (software)
3 96 (20.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 48 (10.06%) JIRA
5 10 (2.10%) SonarQube
6 9 (1.89%) Maven
7 6 (1.26%) Ant
7 6 (1.26%) GitLab
7 6 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.26%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.26%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.05%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.05%) Selenium
8 5 (1.05%) Subversion
9 4 (0.84%) JMeter
9 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.63%) CF BOSH
10 3 (0.63%) Gerrit
10 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 142 (29.77%) Finance
2 46 (9.64%) Banking
3 13 (2.73%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.52%) Marketing
5 11 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.89%) Electronics
8 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.05%) Retail
10 4 (0.84%) Publishing
11 3 (0.63%) Front Office
11 3 (0.63%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Games
12 2 (0.42%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (32.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 75 (15.72%) Linux Engineer
3 66 (13.84%) Cloud Engineer
4 49 (10.27%) Administrator
5 40 (8.39%) Architect
6 37 (7.76%) AWS DevOps
7 35 (7.34%) AWS Engineer
8 33 (6.92%) Senior DevOps
9 30 (6.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 29 (6.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 29 (6.08%) Consultant
11 26 (5.45%) DBA
11 26 (5.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 25 (5.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 25 (5.24%) Unix Administrator
13 23 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (4.61%) Network Engineer
15 20 (4.19%) Linux Administrator
16 19 (3.98%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.95%) Web Services
2 26 (5.45%) JSON
3 15 (3.14%) Middleware
4 14 (2.94%) LDAP
4 14 (2.94%) Node.js
5 10 (2.10%) XML
5 10 (2.10%) X-Windows
6 9 (1.89%) .NET
7 8 (1.68%) Kafka
7 8 (1.68%) RESTful
7 8 (1.68%) YAML
8 7 (1.47%) Regular Expression
9 6 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (1.26%) Spring
10 5 (1.05%) HTML
10 5 (1.05%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (1.05%) Swagger
10 5 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.84%) Java EE
11 4 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.18%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.03%) Replication
3 18 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (3.35%) Clustering
4 16 (3.35%) Public Cloud
5 13 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.52%) PKI
7 11 (2.31%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (1.26%) Blog
11 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.84%) Derivative
12 4 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.84%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.84%) User Experience
13 3 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 477 (100.00%) Linux
2 96 (20.13%) Windows
3 71 (14.88%) Unix
4 66 (13.84%) Windows Server
5 49 (10.27%) CentOS
6 40 (8.39%) Solaris
7 27 (5.66%) Ubuntu
8 14 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.89%) SUSE
10 8 (1.68%) AIX
11 7 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.05%) Debian
12 5 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.84%) openSUSE
13 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (51.78%) DevOps
2 88 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (13.21%) Security Operations
4 60 (12.58%) Configuration Management
5 51 (10.69%) Migration
6 45 (9.43%) Infrastructure as Code
6 45 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
7 39 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 37 (7.76%) ITIL
9 35 (7.34%) Scrum
9 35 (7.34%) SIEM
10 31 (6.50%) Kanban
10 31 (6.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 29 (6.08%) Data Analysis
12 28 (5.87%) Threat Management
13 23 (4.82%) Open Source
14 22 (4.61%) Low Latency
15 21 (4.40%) Change Management
15 21 (4.40%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 161 (33.75%) Python
2 85 (17.82%) Bash Shell
3 64 (13.42%) PowerShell
4 61 (12.79%) Perl
5 58 (12.16%) Java
6 57 (11.95%) Shell Script
7 53 (11.11%) Ruby
8 40 (8.39%) SQL
9 18 (3.77%) JavaScript
10 13 (2.73%) Go
11 12 (2.52%) C#
12 10 (2.10%) Groovy
13 9 (1.89%) PHP
13 9 (1.89%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.68%) Scala
15 6 (1.26%) C
16 4 (0.84%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.84%) C-shell
17 3 (0.63%) C++
17 3 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 137 (28.72%) Security Cleared
2 116 (24.32%) SC Cleared
3 99 (20.75%) RHCE
4 44 (9.22%) AWS Certification
5 17 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.52%) CCNP
8 10 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (1.47%) Degree
9 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.26%) MCSE
11 5 (1.05%) RHCA
12 4 (0.84%) CCIE
12 4 (0.84%) CISSP
13 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.63%) CEH
13 3 (0.63%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.42%) CCA
14 2 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.42%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.34%) NIST
2 34 (7.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (6.71%) PCI DSS
4 30 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.84%) COBIT
5 4 (0.84%) QA
6 3 (0.63%) SLA
7 2 (0.42%) PMO
8 1 (0.21%) NIST 800
System Software
1 114 (23.90%) Docker
2 53 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.01%) Active Directory
4 22 (4.61%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (1.47%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (1.26%) KVM
8 6 (1.26%) NFS
8 6 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.05%) HDFS
9 5 (1.05%) Postfix
9 5 (1.05%) vSphere
9 5 (1.05%) XenApp
9 5 (1.05%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.84%) RHEV
11 3 (0.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.63%) LXC
11 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 226 (47.38%) Ansible
2 156 (32.70%) Opscode Chef
3 149 (31.24%) Puppet
4 107 (22.43%) Terraform
5 100 (20.96%) Kubernetes
6 29 (6.08%) SELinux
7 15 (3.14%) Prometheus
8 13 (2.73%) Grafana
8 13 (2.73%) NetBackup
9 11 (2.31%) HP SIM
9 11 (2.31%) Nagios
9 11 (2.31%) Packer
9 11 (2.31%) SCCM
10 8 (1.68%) Nessus
10 8 (1.68%) Suricata
10 8 (1.68%) Tivoli
11 7 (1.47%) Data Guard
11 7 (1.47%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 321 (67.30%) Red Hat
2 105 (22.01%) Splunk
3 90 (18.87%) VMware
4 64 (13.42%) Oracle
5 61 (12.79%) Qualys
6 52 (10.90%) Microsoft
7 29 (6.08%) Cisco
8 25 (5.24%) HP
9 23 (4.82%) Atlassian
10 22 (4.61%) Cloudera
10 22 (4.61%) IBM
11 21 (4.40%) Veritas
12 18 (3.77%) Citrix
12 18 (3.77%) EMC
13 16 (3.35%) Dell
14 13 (2.73%) 3PAR
15 12 (2.52%) ServiceNow
16 10 (2.10%) NetApp
17 9 (1.89%) SAP
18 8 (1.68%) Hitachi