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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England / London
Rank 155 190 194
Rank change year-on-year +35 +4  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 305 276 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.58% 1.25% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.67% 6.25% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 201 164
Median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.27%  
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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3978 4414 4749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.55% 19.93% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2781 3116 3211
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 126 169
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 47 £500 +5.26% 14
Canary Wharf +3 8 £548 -
Croydon +4 6 £470 -1.05% 1
Hammersmith +3 4 £520 +9.47%
Bromley - 2 £575 -
Docklands, London -2 1 £560 - 1
Westminster - 1 £550 -
Heathrow - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 655 (100.00%) Linux
2 408 (62.29%) Red Hat
3 284 (43.36%) DevOps
4 267 (40.76%) Puppet
5 244 (37.25%) Bash Shell
6 212 (32.37%) CentOS
7 202 (30.84%) Python
7 202 (30.84%) Ansible
8 189 (28.85%) Unix
9 186 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
10 181 (27.63%) VMware
11 169 (25.80%) Configuration Management
12 166 (25.34%) Ruby
13 165 (25.19%) Windows
14 164 (25.04%) Jenkins
15 156 (23.82%) Finance
16 153 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
17 149 (22.75%) Docker
18 148 (22.60%) Perl
19 145 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
20 124 (18.93%) Security Cleared
20 124 (18.93%) Git (software)
21 104 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
22 98 (14.96%) Java
23 93 (14.20%) SC Cleared
24 90 (13.74%) Oracle
24 90 (13.74%) DNS
25 89 (13.59%) Banking
26 84 (12.82%) Solaris
27 79 (12.06%) Apache

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related 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 79 (12.06%) Apache
2 50 (7.63%) Confluence
3 47 (7.18%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.97%) OpenStack
5 22 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (3.21%) WebLogic
7 19 (2.90%) nginx
8 18 (2.75%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.29%) Apache Spark
9 15 (2.29%) JBoss
10 10 (1.53%) IIS
11 7 (1.07%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.76%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.46%) Jupyter
15 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.15%) Mule ESB
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.15%) SAS
15 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (0.46%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 3 (0.46%) RMDS
1 3 (0.46%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.15%) assyst
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 186 (28.40%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.80%) GitHub
4 26 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (3.66%) Amazon S3
6 21 (3.21%) IaaS
7 18 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (2.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (2.14%) OpenShift
11 13 (1.98%) PaaS
11 13 (1.98%) Route 53
12 11 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (1.53%) Datadog
14 8 (1.22%) AWS CloudTrail
15 6 (0.92%) SaaS
16 5 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 90 (13.74%) DNS
2 77 (11.76%) LDAP
3 72 (10.99%) SAN
4 61 (9.31%) Firewall
5 50 (7.63%) VPN
6 40 (6.11%) TCP/IP
7 32 (4.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (4.58%) DHCP
9 25 (3.82%) Kerberos
9 25 (3.82%) SSL
10 20 (3.05%) Internet
10 20 (3.05%) NAS
11 19 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (2.90%) LAN
11 19 (2.90%) WAN
12 14 (2.14%) HTTP
13 13 (1.98%) Ethernet
13 13 (1.98%) SSH
13 13 (1.98%) tcpdump
14 12 (1.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.01%) MySQL
2 40 (6.11%) Big Data
3 37 (5.65%) Hadoop
4 34 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 33 (5.04%) SQL Server
6 31 (4.73%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.51%) Oracle Database
8 18 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.29%) MariaDB
10 13 (1.98%) Apache Hive
10 13 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (1.83%) HBase
12 11 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (1.53%) Impala
14 8 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.22%) DB2
15 7 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.07%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 164 (25.04%) Jenkins
2 124 (18.93%) Git (software)
3 75 (11.45%) JIRA
4 29 (4.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 28 (4.27%) Vagrant
6 25 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (3.51%) Maven
8 19 (2.90%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.83%) Artifactory
9 12 (1.83%) JUnit
10 11 (1.68%) Subversion
11 10 (1.53%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.53%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.37%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.22%) Ant
14 7 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.92%) GitLab
15 6 (0.92%) Gradle
15 6 (0.92%) Hudson
16 5 (0.76%) SonarQube
General
1 156 (23.82%) Finance
2 89 (13.59%) Banking
3 25 (3.82%) Investment Banking
4 17 (2.60%) Law
5 16 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.83%) Retail
8 5 (0.76%) Publishing
9 4 (0.61%) Advertising
9 4 (0.61%) Games
10 2 (0.31%) Military
10 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Marketing
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (25.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 161 (24.58%) Administrator
3 106 (16.18%) Systems Administrator
4 105 (16.03%) Linux Engineer
5 102 (15.57%) Linux Administrator
6 78 (11.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 75 (11.45%) AWS DevOps
8 63 (9.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 54 (8.24%) AWS Engineer
10 53 (8.09%) Consultant
11 48 (7.33%) Unix Engineer
12 42 (6.41%) Unix Administrator
13 41 (6.26%) DevOps Consultant
14 39 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 36 (5.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 31 (4.73%) Senior DevOps
16 31 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
17 30 (4.58%) AWS Consultant
18 29 (4.43%) Developer
19 23 (3.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.50%) Web Services
2 33 (5.04%) LAMP
3 28 (4.27%) Elastic Stack
4 23 (3.51%) Sensu
5 17 (2.60%) XML
6 16 (2.44%) .NET
6 16 (2.44%) Node.js
7 15 (2.29%) Kafka
7 15 (2.29%) Software Packaging
8 13 (1.98%) JSON
8 13 (1.98%) Middleware
8 13 (1.98%) REST
9 9 (1.37%) HTML
9 9 (1.37%) MCollective
9 9 (1.37%) RESTful
10 7 (1.07%) Hibernate
10 7 (1.07%) Spring
11 6 (0.92%) CSS
11 6 (0.92%) J2EE
11 6 (0.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.55%) Data Centre
2 51 (7.79%) Public Cloud
3 42 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.80%) Clustering
5 24 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.29%) Replication
7 12 (1.83%) Private Cloud
8 11 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.37%) Equities
9 9 (1.37%) Fintech
10 8 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.07%) CMDB
12 6 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.76%) Derivative
13 5 (0.76%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.61%) Spread Betting
14 4 (0.61%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 655 (100.00%) Linux
2 212 (32.37%) CentOS
3 189 (28.85%) Unix
4 165 (25.19%) Windows
5 84 (12.82%) Solaris
6 73 (11.15%) Ubuntu
7 69 (10.53%) Windows Server
8 45 (6.87%) SUSE
9 39 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (3.51%) AIX
12 14 (2.14%) Debian
12 14 (2.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 10 (1.53%) Windows 7
14 9 (1.37%) Fedora
14 9 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (1.07%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.76%) Android
16 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (43.36%) DevOps
2 169 (25.80%) Configuration Management
3 153 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (11.15%) Migration
6 64 (9.77%) Scrum
7 59 (9.01%) Open Source
8 52 (7.94%) ITIL
9 48 (7.33%) Load Balancing
10 42 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
11 38 (5.80%) Service Management
12 37 (5.65%) Continuous Delivery
13 35 (5.34%) High Availability
14 33 (5.04%) Mentoring
15 31 (4.73%) Software Engineering
16 27 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
17 26 (3.97%) Analytics
18 24 (3.66%) Microservices
19 23 (3.51%) Change Management
19 23 (3.51%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 244 (37.25%) Bash Shell
2 202 (30.84%) Python
3 166 (25.34%) Ruby
4 148 (22.60%) Perl
5 98 (14.96%) Java
6 76 (11.60%) PowerShell
7 73 (11.15%) Shell Script
8 59 (9.01%) SQL
9 33 (5.04%) JavaScript
10 22 (3.36%) C
10 22 (3.36%) Korn
11 21 (3.21%) PHP
12 19 (2.90%) Go
13 13 (1.98%) C#
14 9 (1.37%) Scala
15 6 (0.92%) Groovy
15 6 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.76%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.76%) sed
17 4 (0.61%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 124 (18.93%) Security Cleared
2 93 (14.20%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.66%) DV Cleared
4 15 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.68%) Degree
6 10 (1.53%) RHCE
7 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.92%) MCP
9 5 (0.76%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.61%) CCNA
10 4 (0.61%) MCSE
10 4 (0.61%) RHCA
11 3 (0.46%) CCNP
12 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.31%) CCIE
12 2 (0.31%) EMC Certification
12 2 (0.31%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.31%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.31%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.53%) SLA
2 8 (1.22%) QA
3 7 (1.07%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 149 (22.75%) Docker
2 104 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 35 (5.34%) NFS
5 27 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (3.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 18 (2.75%) HDFS
9 16 (2.44%) Hyper-V
9 16 (2.44%) vCloud
10 15 (2.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 14 (2.14%) GPFS
12 11 (1.68%) KVM
13 9 (1.37%) VMware ESX
14 8 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (1.22%) vSphere
15 7 (1.07%) Gluster
15 7 (1.07%) LXC
15 7 (1.07%) Samba
16 6 (0.92%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 267 (40.76%) Puppet
2 202 (30.84%) Ansible
3 75 (11.45%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (11.15%) Kubernetes
5 68 (10.38%) Terraform
6 59 (9.01%) Nagios
7 35 (5.34%) ZABBIX
8 29 (4.43%) Red Hat Satellite
9 21 (3.21%) logstash
10 18 (2.75%) Hadoop YARN
11 17 (2.60%) Graphite
12 16 (2.44%) NetBackup
12 16 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 14 (2.14%) Kibana
13 14 (2.14%) Rancher
14 13 (1.98%) Packer
14 13 (1.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 10 (1.53%) SCCM
16 9 (1.37%) Control-M
16 9 (1.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 408 (62.29%) Red Hat
2 181 (27.63%) VMware
3 90 (13.74%) Oracle
4 78 (11.91%) Cisco
5 59 (9.01%) Microsoft
6 50 (7.63%) HP
7 40 (6.11%) IBM
8 39 (5.95%) Atlassian
9 37 (5.65%) Splunk
10 36 (5.50%) EMC
11 33 (5.04%) Sun
11 33 (5.04%) Veritas
12 23 (3.51%) NetApp
13 19 (2.90%) Juniper
14 18 (2.75%) Google
14 18 (2.75%) Symantec
15 17 (2.60%) Citrix
16 16 (2.44%) AppDynamics
16 16 (2.44%) Reuters
17 15 (2.29%) SaltStack
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Rate: £525 - £575 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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