Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 248 231 216
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15 -31
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 391 562 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.23% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.94% 6.10% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 364 393
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £386 £369
90th Percentile £750 £675 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £29.00
10th Percentile £33.00 - £26.95
90th Percentile £37.00 - £31.95
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +75.00%

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 6,588 9,214 9,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.74% 20.16% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,632 6,491 6,489
London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £164 £193 £208
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 289 261
London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% -1.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.83 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 14 October 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 14 October 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 -14 62 £519 -1.19% 10
South London +30 32 £500 - 9
East London +38 30 £550 -7.17% 3
West London +28 11 £500 +11.11% 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 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.

1 391 (100.00%) Linux
2 233 (59.59%) Red Hat
3 222 (56.78%) DevOps
4 203 (51.92%) Python
5 186 (47.57%) AWS
6 151 (38.62%) Jenkins
7 146 (37.34%) Security Cleared
8 145 (37.08%) Bash Shell
9 140 (35.81%) Ansible
10 132 (33.76%) Opscode Chef
11 127 (32.48%) Docker
12 121 (30.95%) Git (software)
12 121 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
13 111 (28.39%) Terraform
14 110 (28.13%) Finance
15 101 (25.83%) Ruby
16 93 (23.79%) Puppet
16 93 (23.79%) Perl
17 90 (23.02%) Kubernetes
18 86 (21.99%) Windows
19 84 (21.48%) SC Cleared
20 83 (21.23%) CentOS
20 83 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
21 78 (19.95%) Azure
22 76 (19.44%) JIRA
23 75 (19.18%) Java
24 69 (17.65%) Migration
24 69 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
25 66 (16.88%) ITIL
25 66 (16.88%) Shell Script

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 23 (5.88%) Apache
2 20 (5.12%) Confluence
3 18 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.84%) JBoss
5 14 (3.58%) WebLogic
6 13 (3.32%) Apache Spark
6 13 (3.32%) IIS
7 12 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.30%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.53%) Jetty
9 6 (1.53%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.53%) nginx
9 6 (1.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 6 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.77%) Apache Qpid
12 3 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.51%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.51%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.26%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 186 (47.57%) AWS
2 78 (19.95%) Azure
3 50 (12.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (11.76%) Datadog
5 44 (11.25%) OpenShift
6 34 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 33 (8.44%) GCP
8 30 (7.67%) IaaS
9 27 (6.91%) GitHub
10 26 (6.65%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (6.65%) Amazon S3
11 18 (4.60%) Amazon ELB
11 18 (4.60%) PaaS
12 15 (3.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (2.05%) Route 53
15 7 (1.79%) Office 365
15 7 (1.79%) SaaS
16 6 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
17 4 (1.02%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.21%) Firewall
2 20 (5.12%) Internet
3 19 (4.86%) SAN
3 19 (4.86%) VPN
4 17 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.58%) DNS
6 10 (2.56%) SSH
7 8 (2.05%) HTTP
8 7 (1.79%) NAS
9 6 (1.53%) Network Security
9 6 (1.53%) WAN
10 5 (1.28%) VSAN
11 4 (1.02%) FTP
11 4 (1.02%) LAN
11 4 (1.02%) MPLS
12 3 (0.77%) AMQP
12 3 (0.77%) DHCP
12 3 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.77%) SMTP
12 3 (0.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.51%) Big Data
2 25 (6.39%) Amazon RDS
2 25 (6.39%) MySQL
3 23 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 21 (5.37%) Hadoop
5 19 (4.86%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.56%) DB2
9 7 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.02%) Redis
12 3 (0.77%) Aerospike
12 3 (0.77%) Apache Ignite
12 3 (0.77%) Flink
12 3 (0.77%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.51%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 151 (38.62%) Jenkins
2 121 (30.95%) Git (software)
3 76 (19.44%) JIRA
4 69 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
5 25 (6.39%) Maven
6 18 (4.60%) SonarQube
7 15 (3.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (3.58%) Subversion
9 12 (3.07%) Vagrant
10 11 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.56%) Bitbucket
11 10 (2.56%) Mercurial
11 10 (2.56%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.30%) Selenium
12 9 (2.30%) Visual Studio
12 9 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (1.79%) Ant
13 7 (1.79%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.79%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.79%) Gradle
General
1 110 (28.13%) Finance
2 21 (5.37%) Banking
2 21 (5.37%) Public Sector
3 9 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.79%) Retail
6 6 (1.53%) Electronics
6 6 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.53%) Marketing
7 4 (1.02%) Publishing
8 3 (0.77%) Law
9 2 (0.51%) Front Office
9 2 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (20.97%) Cloud Engineer
3 55 (14.07%) Linux Engineer
4 39 (9.97%) Administrator
5 31 (7.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 28 (7.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 25 (6.39%) AWS Engineer
8 22 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (5.37%) AWS DevOps
10 20 (5.12%) Architect
11 18 (4.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (4.60%) Senior DevOps
11 18 (4.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.60%) Unix Administrator
12 17 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 15 (3.84%) Automation Engineer
13 15 (3.84%) Platform Engineer
14 14 (3.58%) Security Engineer
15 13 (3.32%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.32%) JSON
2 31 (7.93%) Web Services
3 24 (6.14%) Node.js
4 20 (5.12%) XML
5 17 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (3.32%) Kafka
6 13 (3.32%) Middleware
7 12 (3.07%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (3.07%) Spring
8 11 (2.81%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (2.81%) REST
9 9 (2.30%) .NET
9 9 (2.30%) JMS
9 9 (2.30%) YAML
10 8 (2.05%) Apache Camel
11 6 (1.53%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.53%) HTML5
11 6 (1.53%) Play Framework
11 6 (1.53%) React
11 6 (1.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.00%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.39%) Public Cloud
3 19 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.60%) Clustering
5 17 (4.35%) Replication
6 15 (3.84%) Enterprise Cloud
7 12 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.56%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.56%) Derivative
8 10 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (2.05%) PKI
9 8 (2.05%) User Experience
10 7 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.53%) Blog
11 6 (1.53%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.28%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 391 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (21.99%) Windows
3 83 (21.23%) CentOS
4 63 (16.11%) Unix
5 54 (13.81%) Windows Server
6 43 (11.00%) Ubuntu
7 25 (6.39%) Solaris
8 24 (6.14%) Debian
9 20 (5.12%) Mac OS X
10 12 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (2.81%) openSUSE
12 10 (2.56%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.30%) Android
14 8 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (1.28%) AIX
17 5 (1.28%) SUSE
18 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X Server
19 3 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (56.78%) DevOps
2 121 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (17.65%) Migration
5 66 (16.88%) ITIL
5 66 (16.88%) Kanban
6 65 (16.62%) Infrastructure as Code
7 63 (16.11%) Configuration Management
8 61 (15.60%) Scrum
9 51 (13.04%) Open Source
10 43 (11.00%) Test Automation
11 39 (9.97%) High Availability
12 38 (9.72%) Infrastructure Automation
12 38 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (8.95%) Continuous Delivery
14 32 (8.18%) Runbook
15 24 (6.14%) Enterprise Architecture
15 24 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 23 (5.88%) Information Security
17 20 (5.12%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (51.92%) Python
2 145 (37.08%) Bash Shell
3 101 (25.83%) Ruby
4 93 (23.79%) Perl
5 75 (19.18%) Java
6 66 (16.88%) Shell Script
7 41 (10.49%) PowerShell
8 32 (8.18%) SQL
9 25 (6.39%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.35%) C++
10 17 (4.35%) Go
10 17 (4.35%) Groovy
11 13 (3.32%) Scala
12 12 (3.07%) C
13 9 (2.30%) Clojure
13 9 (2.30%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.79%) C#
15 6 (1.53%) ClojureScript
15 6 (1.53%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 146 (37.34%) Security Cleared
2 84 (21.48%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.95%) RHCE
4 27 (6.91%) AWS Certification
5 23 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.05%) CISSP
7 5 (1.28%) CEH
8 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.77%) CCNP
8 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.77%) Degree
8 3 (0.77%) MCSE
8 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.77%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.51%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.26%) CISMP
10 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (0.26%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.26%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (6.14%) NIST
3 13 (3.32%) COBIT
3 13 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.02%) SLA
6 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 127 (32.48%) Docker
2 33 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.63%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.30%) XenApp
6 7 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.79%) vSphere
7 6 (1.53%) KVM
7 6 (1.53%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (1.02%) Postfix
10 3 (0.77%) Cronacle
10 3 (0.77%) oVirt
10 3 (0.77%) Veritas File System
10 3 (0.77%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 140 (35.81%) Ansible
2 132 (33.76%) Opscode Chef
3 111 (28.39%) Terraform
4 93 (23.79%) Puppet
5 90 (23.02%) Kubernetes
6 23 (5.88%) Nessus
7 21 (5.37%) Suricata
8 15 (3.84%) Prometheus
8 15 (3.84%) Salt
9 12 (3.07%) Grafana
9 12 (3.07%) SELinux
10 11 (2.81%) Packer
11 9 (2.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 9 (2.30%) HP Fortify
12 7 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (1.53%) Jamf Pro
13 6 (1.53%) ZABBIX
14 5 (1.28%) HP SIM
14 5 (1.28%) NetBackup
14 5 (1.28%) yum
Vendors
1 233 (59.59%) Red Hat
2 58 (14.83%) VMware
3 48 (12.28%) Splunk
4 42 (10.74%) Microsoft
5 41 (10.49%) Oracle
5 41 (10.49%) Qualys
6 27 (6.91%) Citrix
7 26 (6.65%) Cisco
8 22 (5.63%) ServiceNow
9 20 (5.12%) HP
10 19 (4.86%) IBM
11 17 (4.35%) Atlassian
12 16 (4.09%) Sybase
13 13 (3.32%) Cloudera
13 13 (3.32%) Google
14 12 (3.07%) Symantec
15 10 (2.56%) Adobe
15 10 (2.56%) SaltStack
15 10 (2.56%) SAP
15 10 (2.56%) Veritas