Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 247 239 235
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 -41
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 132 436 546
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.86% 1.09% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.96% 6.02% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 293 389
Median daily rate £470 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.55% +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £313 £401 £400
90th Percentile £578 £724 £676
England median daily rate £500 £500 £491
% change year-on-year - +1.78% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £46.67 £34.24
% change year-on-year -25.01% +36.29% +1.46%

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 2,659 7,247 9,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.40% 18.11% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,776 5,097 6,660
Median daily rate £480 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £220 £175 £205
90th Percentile £652 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £432 £438
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.26% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 200 308
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +2.94%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +78 19 £500 -4.76% 13
South London +30 8 £533 +6.50% 1
East London +16 4 £375 -36.44%
West London +38 3 £430 -4.44% 4
North London - 3 - - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Linux
2 99 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 58 (43.94%) Python
4 57 (43.18%) Windows
5 55 (41.67%) Ansible
6 49 (37.12%) DevOps
7 42 (31.82%) VMware
8 39 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (27.27%) Java
9 36 (27.27%) Oracle
10 35 (26.52%) Unix
10 35 (26.52%) Kubernetes
11 34 (25.76%) Perl
12 33 (25.00%) Finance
12 33 (25.00%) AWS
13 31 (23.48%) Azure
13 31 (23.48%) Docker
14 30 (22.73%) Puppet
14 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (21.97%) Bash Shell
15 29 (21.97%) PowerShell
15 29 (21.97%) CentOS
16 27 (20.45%) SQL
16 27 (20.45%) Security Cleared
16 27 (20.45%) Jenkins
17 25 (18.94%) Git (software)
18 24 (18.18%) SC Cleared
19 23 (17.42%) Windows Server
19 23 (17.42%) Terraform
20 22 (16.67%) Active Directory

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 17 (12.88%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.61%) Confluence
3 12 (9.09%) JBoss
4 10 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (7.58%) Red Hat Fuse
4 10 (7.58%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.55%) Apache Pig
5 6 (4.55%) Apache Spark
5 6 (4.55%) nginx
5 6 (4.55%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.79%) Apache
6 5 (3.79%) Jetty
6 5 (3.79%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.76%) IIS
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (3.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.00%) AWS
2 31 (23.48%) Azure
3 15 (11.36%) OpenShift
4 13 (9.85%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (9.85%) Amazon S3
5 10 (7.58%) GCP
6 9 (6.82%) GitHub
7 8 (6.06%) PaaS
8 7 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (5.30%) Azure Functions
8 7 (5.30%) Serverless
9 6 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (4.55%) IaaS
10 5 (3.79%) Office 365
11 4 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (2.27%) Route 53
12 3 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) DNS
2 12 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.33%) Firewall
4 7 (5.30%) SSH
5 6 (4.55%) HTTP
5 6 (4.55%) VLAN
5 6 (4.55%) VPN
6 5 (3.79%) DHCP
7 4 (3.03%) Kerberos
7 4 (3.03%) SAN
8 3 (2.27%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.27%) SMTP
8 3 (2.27%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.52%) Junos
9 2 (1.52%) LAN
9 2 (1.52%) Skype
9 2 (1.52%) SNMP
9 2 (1.52%) VXLAN
9 2 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.33%) MySQL
3 10 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (4.55%) Data Lake
6 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (4.55%) SAP HANA
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 27 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 25 (18.94%) Git (software)
3 21 (15.91%) JIRA
4 14 (10.61%) Subversion
5 11 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 11 (8.33%) Hudson
6 6 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.55%) Vagrant
7 5 (3.79%) Ant
7 5 (3.79%) Artifactory
7 5 (3.79%) ClearCase
7 5 (3.79%) FishEye
7 5 (3.79%) Gradle
7 5 (3.79%) IntelliJ
7 5 (3.79%) Leiningen
7 5 (3.79%) Maven
7 5 (3.79%) Mercurial
7 5 (3.79%) Poseidon for UML
7 5 (3.79%) Selenium
General
1 33 (25.00%) Finance
2 19 (14.39%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Back Office
3 4 (3.03%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Front Office
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (21.21%) Linux Engineer
2 23 (17.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (14.39%) Consultant
4 15 (11.36%) Architect
5 11 (8.33%) Analyst
5 11 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.58%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Unix Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (5.30%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Administrator
9 6 (4.55%) Developer
10 5 (3.79%) DBA
10 5 (3.79%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.36%) Middleware
2 12 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (8.33%) JSON
3 11 (8.33%) XML
4 10 (7.58%) REST
5 9 (6.82%) Spring
6 7 (5.30%) Apache Camel
6 7 (5.30%) Kafka
6 7 (5.30%) Spring Boot
7 6 (4.55%) LDAP
8 5 (3.79%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (3.79%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.79%) GWT
8 5 (3.79%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.79%) JMS
8 5 (3.79%) jQuery
8 5 (3.79%) MSMQ
8 5 (3.79%) Node.js
8 5 (3.79%) Play Framework
8 5 (3.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.09%) Clustering
3 8 (6.06%) Replication
4 7 (5.30%) Cloud Native
4 7 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.30%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.79%) Derivative
5 5 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.79%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.79%) User Experience
6 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.52%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.52%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.52%) PKI
7 2 (1.52%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 132 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (43.18%) Windows
3 35 (26.52%) Unix
4 29 (21.97%) CentOS
5 23 (17.42%) Windows Server
6 19 (14.39%) Ubuntu
7 15 (11.36%) Solaris
8 14 (10.61%) Debian
9 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (4.55%) Mac OS X
11 6 (4.55%) Windows 10
11 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (3.79%) Android
12 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
13 4 (3.03%) CoreOS
13 4 (3.03%) VMS
13 4 (3.03%) Windows 7
14 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.12%) DevOps
2 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.12%) ITIL
4 15 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (10.61%) Configuration Management
6 13 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (9.85%) High Availability
6 13 (9.85%) Test Automation
7 12 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
8 11 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (8.33%) Microservices
8 11 (8.33%) Scrum
9 10 (7.58%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.06%) Information Security
10 8 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (6.06%) Systems Engineering
10 8 (6.06%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.94%) Python
2 36 (27.27%) Java
3 34 (25.76%) Perl
4 29 (21.97%) Bash Shell
4 29 (21.97%) PowerShell
5 27 (20.45%) SQL
6 22 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 13 (9.85%) Groovy
8 12 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 11 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.06%) PHP
10 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
11 7 (5.30%) C
11 7 (5.30%) C++
11 7 (5.30%) Go
11 7 (5.30%) Ruby
12 6 (4.55%) C#
13 5 (3.79%) Clojure
13 5 (3.79%) ClojureScript
13 5 (3.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.06%) Degree
4 3 (2.27%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.52%) RHCE
5 2 (1.52%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.76%) CCNA
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) GIAC
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) NCDA
6 1 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.76%) SSCP
6 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 39 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (23.48%) Docker
3 22 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (9.85%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.30%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (4.55%) Squid
7 5 (3.79%) NFS
8 4 (3.03%) vSphere
9 3 (2.27%) Gluster
9 3 (2.27%) Terminal Server
9 3 (2.27%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.52%) KVM
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.76%) Samba
11 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (41.67%) Ansible
2 35 (26.52%) Kubernetes
3 30 (22.73%) Puppet
4 23 (17.42%) Terraform
5 19 (14.39%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (10.61%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (8.33%) Nagios
8 10 (7.58%) Grafana
9 9 (6.82%) Salt
10 8 (6.06%) Prometheus
11 6 (4.55%) Cacti
11 6 (4.55%) Opsview
11 6 (4.55%) Packer
11 6 (4.55%) vCenter Server
12 5 (3.79%) Data Guard
12 5 (3.79%) logstash
12 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (3.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (3.03%) Consul
14 3 (2.27%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 99 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 42 (31.82%) VMware
3 36 (27.27%) Oracle
4 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 19 (14.39%) Splunk
6 12 (9.09%) Cloudera
6 12 (9.09%) MuleSoft
6 12 (9.09%) Sybase
7 10 (7.58%) Axway
7 10 (7.58%) Cisco
7 10 (7.58%) HP
7 10 (7.58%) IBM
8 9 (6.82%) SAP
9 8 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (5.30%) CheckPoint
10 7 (5.30%) NetApp
11 6 (4.55%) Hortonworks
12 5 (3.79%) Dell
12 5 (3.79%) SaltStack
12 5 (3.79%) Sparx