Period
to 14 April 2021

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 14 April 2021 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
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 271 275 203
Rank change year-on-year +4 -72 -1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 176 204 593
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.84% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.53% 4.76% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 148 417
10th Percentile £340 £366 £425
25th Percentile £413 £446 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £498 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year -0.50% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £675
90th Percentile £650 £675 £768
England median daily rate £475 £500 £520
% change year-on-year -5.00% -3.85% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £59.00 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £57.50 - £45.00

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 3,183 4,290 7,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.62% 17.59% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,258 3,038 5,613
10th Percentile £272 £163 £181
25th Percentile £400 £316 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £485
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.22% +2.11%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 130 201
10th Percentile £15.74 £14.34 £12.75
25th Percentile £22.81 £18.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate £41.00 £21.38 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +91.81% +6.88% +6.95%
75th Percentile £61.75 £47.83 £27.50
90th Percentile £66.65 £63.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.89 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.68% +1.47% +3.03%

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 14 April 2021.

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 14 April 2021. 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 +55 23 £478 -11.98% 12
East London +23 6 £335 -23.43% 3
West London +27 2 £375 -12.79% 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Linux
2 123 (69.89%) Red Hat
3 70 (39.77%) Ansible
4 67 (38.07%) Python
5 60 (34.09%) Windows
6 51 (28.98%) VMware
7 46 (26.14%) Puppet
8 43 (24.43%) AWS
9 42 (23.86%) DevOps
9 42 (23.86%) Firewall
10 41 (23.30%) Finance
10 41 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 37 (21.02%) Unix
12 36 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
13 33 (18.75%) Oracle
13 33 (18.75%) Configuration Management
14 32 (18.18%) Banking
14 32 (18.18%) Jenkins
15 31 (17.61%) Windows Server
15 31 (17.61%) SQL
16 29 (16.48%) PowerShell
17 28 (15.91%) Terraform
18 27 (15.34%) Microsoft
18 27 (15.34%) Azure
19 26 (14.77%) CentOS
19 26 (14.77%) Bash Shell
19 26 (14.77%) GitLab
20 24 (13.64%) Docker
20 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (13.07%) Cisco

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 14 (7.95%) Confluence
2 11 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.27%) nginx
5 3 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.70%) JBoss
5 3 (1.70%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.14%) Apache
6 2 (1.14%) IIS
6 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.57%) MTS
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.11%) ION MarketView
2 5 (2.84%) Eikon
2 5 (2.84%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 3 (1.70%) Sentinel
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.43%) AWS
2 27 (15.34%) Azure
3 15 (8.52%) GCP
3 15 (8.52%) IaaS
4 14 (7.95%) GitHub
5 12 (6.82%) PaaS
6 8 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (4.55%) Serverless
7 7 (3.98%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (3.98%) Amazon S3
7 7 (3.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (3.41%) OpenShift
9 5 (2.84%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (2.84%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (2.84%) AWS CodePipeline
9 5 (2.84%) CloudFront
10 4 (2.27%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.70%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.86%) Firewall
2 13 (7.39%) Multicast
2 13 (7.39%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.25%) DNS
3 11 (6.25%) VPN
4 10 (5.68%) LAN
4 10 (5.68%) WAN
5 9 (5.11%) Wireless
6 6 (3.41%) Wireshark
7 5 (2.84%) SAN
8 4 (2.27%) NAS
8 4 (2.27%) tcpdump
9 3 (1.70%) DHCP
9 3 (1.70%) HTTP
10 2 (1.14%) FTP
10 2 (1.14%) IMAP
10 2 (1.14%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.14%) SMTP
10 2 (1.14%) SSH
10 2 (1.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.39%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.11%) Data Lake
3 9 (5.11%) DB2
4 6 (3.41%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.84%) Big Data
5 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.27%) MySQL
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 32 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 26 (14.77%) GitLab
3 21 (11.93%) Git (software)
4 20 (11.36%) JIRA
5 10 (5.68%) Artifactory
6 9 (5.11%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.27%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.70%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.70%) Subversion
10 2 (1.14%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (1.14%) CA Release Automation
10 2 (1.14%) Emacs
10 2 (1.14%) GDB
10 2 (1.14%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.57%) Hudson
11 1 (0.57%) Serena SBM
11 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (23.30%) Finance
2 32 (18.18%) Banking
3 9 (5.11%) Front Office
4 6 (3.41%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.27%) Back Office
6 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.70%) Retail
7 2 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) International Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (17.61%) Administrator
2 28 (15.91%) Architect
3 23 (13.07%) Linux Administrator
4 22 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (11.93%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (11.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 19 (10.80%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (9.66%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (7.39%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (6.25%) Applications Support
10 11 (6.25%) Service Operations Specialist
11 9 (5.11%) Electronic Trading Support
12 8 (4.55%) Consultant
12 8 (4.55%) Linux Scripter
12 8 (4.55%) Support Specialist
12 8 (4.55%) VMware Architect
13 7 (3.98%) Firewall Support
13 7 (3.98%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.98%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.52%) .NET
2 14 (7.95%) Web Services
2 14 (7.95%) YAML
3 13 (7.39%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (6.25%) Middleware
4 11 (6.25%) Rendezvous
5 10 (5.68%) Kafka
6 9 (5.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (2.84%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (2.84%) LDAP
7 5 (2.84%) Node.js
7 5 (2.84%) Software Packaging
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (1.70%) XML
9 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.14%) J2EE
9 2 (1.14%) JDBC
9 2 (1.14%) ODBC
9 2 (1.14%) SOAP
9 2 (1.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.50%) Clustering
2 20 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.55%) Cloud Native
4 8 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.98%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.41%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.84%) EMC VNX
7 5 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.84%) Replication
7 5 (2.84%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.70%) PKI
10 2 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 176 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (34.09%) Windows
3 37 (21.02%) Unix
4 31 (17.61%) Windows Server
5 26 (14.77%) CentOS
6 22 (12.50%) Solaris
7 12 (6.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.25%) AIX
9 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (2.84%) HPUX
12 4 (2.27%) SUSE
12 4 (2.27%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.27%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.70%) CoreOS
13 3 (1.70%) VMS
14 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.86%) DevOps
2 33 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.93%) High Availability
4 21 (11.93%) ITIL
5 19 (10.80%) Change Management
5 19 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (9.66%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (9.66%) Migration
7 15 (8.52%) Capacity Management
7 15 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (8.52%) Infrastructure Automation
8 13 (7.39%) Low Latency
9 12 (6.82%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (6.82%) Electronic Trading
9 12 (6.82%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.68%) Algorithmic Trading
11 10 (5.68%) Project Management
12 9 (5.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.07%) Python
2 31 (17.61%) SQL
3 29 (16.48%) PowerShell
4 26 (14.77%) Bash Shell
5 21 (11.93%) Java
6 19 (10.80%) Perl
7 17 (9.66%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.55%) Ruby
10 6 (3.41%) C#
10 6 (3.41%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.84%) C++
11 5 (2.84%) Groovy
12 4 (2.27%) Go
12 4 (2.27%) Rust
12 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.70%) PHP
14 1 (0.57%) C
14 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.52%) Degree
3 14 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.11%) RHCA
4 9 (5.11%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (3.41%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.70%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.70%) VCAP
7 2 (1.14%) RHCE
8 1 (0.57%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.57%) CCA
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.57%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.57%) RHCVA
8 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) GDPR
1 4 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.14%) SEPA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 41 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (13.64%) Docker
3 21 (11.93%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (10.23%) Active Directory
5 17 (9.66%) vSphere
6 9 (5.11%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (4.55%) iptables
8 4 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.14%) GPFS
10 2 (1.14%) NFS
10 2 (1.14%) vCloud
10 2 (1.14%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.14%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.57%) Firmware
11 1 (0.57%) Gluster
11 1 (0.57%) KVM
11 1 (0.57%) Samba
11 1 (0.57%) Squid
Systems Management
1 70 (39.77%) Ansible
2 46 (26.14%) Puppet
3 36 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (15.91%) Terraform
5 23 (13.07%) Kubernetes
6 21 (11.93%) Salt
7 11 (6.25%) Packer
7 11 (6.25%) vRealize
8 10 (5.68%) Grafana
9 9 (5.11%) Prometheus
10 7 (3.98%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (2.84%) Kibana
12 5 (2.84%) NetBackup
13 4 (2.27%) SCCM
14 3 (1.70%) BladeLogic
14 3 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 3 (1.70%) SCOM
15 2 (1.14%) Control-M
15 2 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 123 (69.89%) Red Hat
2 51 (28.98%) VMware
3 33 (18.75%) Oracle
4 27 (15.34%) Microsoft
5 23 (13.07%) Cisco
6 22 (12.50%) SaltStack
7 18 (10.23%) Citrix
8 17 (9.66%) IBM
9 16 (9.09%) Veritas
10 15 (8.52%) Splunk
11 12 (6.82%) Remedy
11 12 (6.82%) Symantec
12 11 (6.25%) Atlassian
12 11 (6.25%) ION Trading
12 11 (6.25%) TIBCO
13 10 (5.68%) EMC
14 8 (4.55%) Juniper
14 8 (4.55%) ServiceNow
15 7 (3.98%) Confluent
15 7 (3.98%) Dell