Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 178 195
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 614 662 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.30% 1.47% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.26% 7.08% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 469 445
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £473 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
London median hourly rate £29.88 £20.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.38% -25.93% -53.45%
10th Percentile £27.13 £16.30 £22.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £23.70 £31.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +87.50% -42.86% -30.00%

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 9813 9345 9952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.85% 20.80% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6976 6470 6783
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £204 £230 £205
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 208 313
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.23 £17.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +5.04% +8.44%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.62 £42.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 21 November 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 -26 100 £500 +11.11% 13
South London -2 54 £500 +0.50% 2
East London +12 26 £575 +15.00% 2
West London -14 15 £550 +34.97% 1
North London - 1 £500 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 614 (100.00%) Linux
2 314 (51.14%) Red Hat
3 249 (40.55%) DevOps
4 211 (34.36%) Windows
5 210 (34.20%) Amazon AWS
6 209 (34.04%) VMware
7 197 (32.08%) Python
8 196 (31.92%) Unix
9 178 (28.99%) Java
10 169 (27.52%) Finance
11 168 (27.36%) Puppet
12 167 (27.20%) CentOS
13 160 (26.06%) Ansible
14 153 (24.92%) Bash Shell
15 150 (24.43%) Jenkins
16 130 (21.17%) Banking
17 117 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
18 115 (18.73%) Perl
19 113 (18.40%) Configuration Management
20 109 (17.75%) Docker
21 107 (17.43%) Security Cleared
22 106 (17.26%) Windows Server
23 94 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
24 91 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
25 89 (14.50%) Open Source
26 87 (14.17%) Opscode Chef
27 83 (13.52%) Git (software)
28 81 (13.19%) PowerShell
29 78 (12.70%) Firewall
30 77 (12.54%) SQL

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 69 (11.24%) Tomcat
2 55 (8.96%) Apache
3 39 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (5.37%) JBoss
5 28 (4.56%) IIS
6 27 (4.40%) Confluence
7 21 (3.42%) OpenStack
8 19 (3.09%) WebSphere
9 16 (2.61%) Apache Spark
9 16 (2.61%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.44%) nginx
11 10 (1.63%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.47%) Apache Pig
12 9 (1.47%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.47%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.49%) CICS
14 3 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (0.49%) Jetty
14 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (5.37%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.14%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 210 (34.20%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (4.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (3.91%) GitHub
6 23 (3.75%) IaaS
7 21 (3.42%) Amazon S3
7 21 (3.42%) PaaS
8 17 (2.77%) OpenShift
8 17 (2.77%) Route 53
9 11 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.65%) Akamai
12 4 (0.65%) Fastly
12 4 (0.65%) Heroku
12 4 (0.65%) SaaS
12 4 (0.65%) Serverless
12 4 (0.65%) Slack
12 4 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (12.70%) Firewall
2 66 (10.75%) TCP/IP
3 64 (10.42%) DNS
4 62 (10.10%) SAN
5 46 (7.49%) DHCP
6 43 (7.00%) LDAP
7 41 (6.68%) HTTP
8 39 (6.35%) NAS
9 32 (5.21%) VPN
10 29 (4.72%) LAN
10 29 (4.72%) WAN
11 28 (4.56%) SSL
12 18 (2.93%) SMTP
13 14 (2.28%) Network Security
14 12 (1.95%) Kerberos
15 11 (1.79%) Internet
15 11 (1.79%) VoIP
16 10 (1.63%) Ethernet
17 9 (1.47%) SSH
18 8 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 39 (6.35%) MySQL
4 35 (5.70%) Relational Database
5 33 (5.37%) Hadoop
5 33 (5.37%) KDB
6 27 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 26 (4.23%) Big Data
8 22 (3.58%) RDBMS
9 16 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.28%) Apache Hive
11 13 (2.12%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.95%) Data Mining
13 11 (1.79%) HBase
14 10 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.63%) Impala
15 9 (1.47%) Redis
15 9 (1.47%) Riak
Development Applications
1 150 (24.43%) Jenkins
2 83 (13.52%) Git (software)
3 55 (8.96%) Maven
4 47 (7.65%) JIRA
5 41 (6.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (2.28%) Vagrant
7 13 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.63%) Artifactory
10 9 (1.47%) Metasploit
10 9 (1.47%) Subversion
11 7 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.14%) GitLab
12 6 (0.98%) IBM UrbanCode
12 6 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.81%) Gradle
14 4 (0.65%) CircleCI
14 4 (0.65%) Selenium
14 4 (0.65%) SonarQube
15 3 (0.49%) Mercurial
General
1 169 (27.52%) Finance
2 130 (21.17%) Banking
3 31 (5.05%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.30%) Games
5 7 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.98%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.65%) Front Office
7 4 (0.65%) Law
8 3 (0.49%) Advertising
8 3 (0.49%) Back Office
8 3 (0.49%) Retail
9 1 (0.16%) Billing
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) International Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (28.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (16.61%) Linux Engineer
3 90 (14.66%) Administrator
4 71 (11.56%) AWS DevOps
5 60 (9.77%) Developer
6 58 (9.45%) AWS Engineer
6 58 (9.45%) Systems Administrator
7 53 (8.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 53 (8.63%) Linux Administrator
8 52 (8.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 45 (7.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 42 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 41 (6.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 38 (6.19%) Consultant
12 38 (6.19%) Java Developer
13 34 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
14 33 (5.37%) Analyst
15 29 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
15 29 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 29 (4.72%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.82%) Web Services
2 34 (5.54%) TIBCO EMS
3 33 (5.37%) FIX Protocol
4 30 (4.89%) REST
5 26 (4.23%) .NET
6 25 (4.07%) Elastic Stack
7 23 (3.75%) Middleware
8 19 (3.09%) RESTful
9 17 (2.77%) Hibernate
10 16 (2.61%) JSON
10 16 (2.61%) Sensu
10 16 (2.61%) SOAP
11 15 (2.44%) Spring
12 14 (2.28%) Java EE
12 14 (2.28%) MCollective
13 13 (2.12%) Kafka
13 13 (2.12%) Node.js
13 13 (2.12%) XML
14 12 (1.95%) HTML
14 12 (1.95%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 36 (5.86%) Clustering
4 34 (5.54%) Replication
5 33 (5.37%) Public Cloud
6 21 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (3.42%) PKI
7 19 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.63%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.63%) Fintech
11 9 (1.47%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.47%) EMC VMAX
12 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.14%) Spread Betting
14 5 (0.81%) EMC Centera
14 5 (0.81%) EMC VNX
14 5 (0.81%) EMC VNXe
14 5 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 614 (100.00%) Linux
2 211 (34.36%) Windows
3 196 (31.92%) Unix
4 167 (27.20%) CentOS
5 106 (17.26%) Windows Server
6 74 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (11.56%) Ubuntu
8 69 (11.24%) Solaris
9 44 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (5.86%) AIX
11 34 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (2.44%) SUSE
12 15 (2.44%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (1.14%) Debian
15 7 (1.14%) HPUX
16 5 (0.81%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (40.55%) DevOps
2 117 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (18.40%) Configuration Management
4 91 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (14.50%) Open Source
6 68 (11.07%) Migration
7 53 (8.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 39 (6.35%) Electronic Trading
8 39 (6.35%) Scrum
9 37 (6.03%) Load Balancing
10 35 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
11 34 (5.54%) Integration Testing
12 27 (4.40%) Mentoring
13 25 (4.07%) High Availability
13 25 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (3.75%) API Development
14 23 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
15 22 (3.58%) ITIL
15 22 (3.58%) Kanban
16 20 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 197 (32.08%) Python
2 178 (28.99%) Java
3 153 (24.92%) Bash Shell
4 115 (18.73%) Perl
5 81 (13.19%) PowerShell
6 77 (12.54%) Ruby
6 77 (12.54%) SQL
7 59 (9.61%) Shell Script
8 46 (7.49%) JavaScript
9 18 (2.93%) C++
10 17 (2.77%) C#
11 15 (2.44%) Scala
12 12 (1.95%) Groovy
12 12 (1.95%) Korn
12 12 (1.95%) PHP
13 11 (1.79%) VBScript
14 10 (1.63%) C
14 10 (1.63%) R
15 8 (1.30%) Go
16 4 (0.65%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 107 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 77 (12.54%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.58%) Degree
4 21 (3.42%) RHCE
5 18 (2.93%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.30%) CISSP
9 7 (1.14%) CCNA
9 7 (1.14%) RHCA
10 6 (0.98%) MCSA
11 5 (0.81%) CEH
11 5 (0.81%) CHFI
11 5 (0.81%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.81%) SSCP
12 4 (0.65%) CCNP
12 4 (0.65%) CISM
12 4 (0.65%) CRISC
12 4 (0.65%) MCSE
13 3 (0.49%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (2.12%) SLA
3 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.81%) PMO
4 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) QA
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 109 (17.75%) Docker
2 94 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
4 54 (8.79%) Active Directory
5 39 (6.35%) Hyper-V
6 22 (3.58%) vCloud
7 20 (3.26%) vSphere
8 19 (3.09%) NFS
9 17 (2.77%) Samba
10 15 (2.44%) KVM
11 7 (1.14%) iptables
11 7 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (0.98%) GPFS
12 6 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.81%) Firmware
13 5 (0.81%) Gluster
13 5 (0.81%) HDFS
13 5 (0.81%) LXC
13 5 (0.81%) SRDF
13 5 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 168 (27.36%) Puppet
2 160 (26.06%) Ansible
3 87 (14.17%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (8.96%) Kubernetes
5 49 (7.98%) Terraform
6 32 (5.21%) Nagios
7 26 (4.23%) logstash
8 24 (3.91%) WMI
8 24 (3.91%) ZABBIX
9 15 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
9 15 (2.44%) Salt
10 13 (2.12%) BladeLogic
11 12 (1.95%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.95%) SCCM
12 10 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
12 10 (1.63%) yum
13 8 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 7 (1.14%) Cobbler
14 7 (1.14%) Packer
15 6 (0.98%) Icinga
Vendors
1 314 (51.14%) Red Hat
2 209 (34.04%) VMware
3 68 (11.07%) Cisco
4 62 (10.10%) Oracle
5 58 (9.45%) Splunk
6 54 (8.79%) IBM
7 43 (7.00%) Microsoft
8 40 (6.51%) Juniper
8 40 (6.51%) Sybase
9 39 (6.35%) HP
9 39 (6.35%) TIBCO
10 37 (6.03%) EMC
11 36 (5.86%) F5
11 36 (5.86%) ION Trading
12 32 (5.21%) NetApp
13 30 (4.89%) SaltStack
14 25 (4.07%) Palo Alto
15 22 (3.58%) Veritas
16 19 (3.09%) SolarWinds
17 17 (2.77%) CheckPoint