Period
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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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 244 267 272
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 -60
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 422 207 166
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.09% 0.87% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.12% 6.07% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 143 118
10th Percentile £452 £340 £363
25th Percentile £500 £418 £421
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - -9.09%
75th Percentile £688 £588 £600
90th Percentile £800 £650 £675
England median daily rate £600 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £22.00 £57.00 -
Median hourly rate £24.00 £59.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -59.32% - -
75th Percentile £26.00 £61.00 -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £58.00 £66.00
% change year-on-year -58.62% -12.12% +61.63%

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 5,199 3,409 3,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.49% 14.34% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,766 2,405 2,551
10th Percentile £226 £275 £180
25th Percentile £415 £405 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £463
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% -5.13%
75th Percentile £669 £588 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £650
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 41 100
10th Percentile £16.33 £14.75 £13.69
25th Percentile £21.63 £22.25 £17.88
Median hourly rate £24.75 £43.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -42.44% +104.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £48.71 £64.00 £47.15
90th Percentile £66.15 £68.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.64 £17.50 £17.35
% change year-on-year +23.66% +0.89% +2.03%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -6 53 £600 +29.31% 6
West London -5 2 £600 +60.00% 1
East London -9 1 - - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 422 (100.00%) Linux
2 247 (58.53%) Red Hat
3 169 (40.05%) Ansible
4 158 (37.44%) Windows
5 155 (36.73%) DevOps
6 152 (36.02%) Finance
7 139 (32.94%) Python
8 138 (32.70%) Terraform
9 126 (29.86%) AWS
10 109 (25.83%) CI/CD
11 107 (25.36%) VMware
12 106 (25.12%) Azure
13 104 (24.64%) Docker
14 102 (24.17%) SQL
15 97 (22.99%) Jenkins
16 96 (22.75%) Unix
17 94 (22.27%) Bash
18 90 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 86 (20.38%) Kubernetes
20 83 (19.67%) Configuration Management
21 81 (19.19%) Social Skills
22 79 (18.72%) Microsoft
23 71 (16.82%) CentOS
23 71 (16.82%) Git (software)
24 70 (16.59%) Puppet
24 70 (16.59%) Oracle
24 70 (16.59%) GitLab
25 68 (16.11%) Security Cleared
26 65 (15.40%) Banking
27 63 (14.93%) Splunk

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 25 (5.92%) Confluence
2 22 (5.21%) WebSphere
3 16 (3.79%) IIS
4 12 (2.84%) Apache
4 12 (2.84%) nginx
4 12 (2.84%) Traefik
5 11 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.66%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.18%) JBoss
8 5 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.95%) Drupal
9 4 (0.95%) PowerExchange
9 4 (0.95%) WordPress
10 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.47%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.47%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 126 (29.86%) AWS
2 106 (25.12%) Azure
3 32 (7.58%) GitHub
4 28 (6.64%) GCP
5 27 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (5.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (4.74%) IaaS
7 20 (4.74%) OpenShift
8 18 (4.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 17 (4.03%) PaaS
10 16 (3.79%) Amazon S3
10 16 (3.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (2.37%) SaaS
12 9 (2.13%) Nutanix
13 8 (1.90%) Microsoft 365
14 7 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (1.66%) Serverless
15 6 (1.42%) Datadog
16 5 (1.18%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.80%) Firewall
2 43 (10.19%) DNS
3 33 (7.82%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.98%) SSH
5 16 (3.79%) Multicast
6 13 (3.08%) LAN
6 13 (3.08%) WAN
7 12 (2.84%) Kerberos
8 11 (2.61%) VPN
9 10 (2.37%) DHCP
9 10 (2.37%) HTTP
9 10 (2.37%) SAN
9 10 (2.37%) Software-Defined Networking
10 9 (2.13%) SSL
11 8 (1.90%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.66%) Network Security
13 6 (1.42%) Internet
13 6 (1.42%) IPsec
14 5 (1.18%) NAS
14 5 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.35%) MySQL
3 27 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (4.74%) Oracle Database
5 19 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.55%) DB2
7 12 (2.84%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.84%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.13%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.66%) Big Data
11 6 (1.42%) Pentaho
12 5 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.18%) PowerCenter
12 5 (1.18%) Redis
13 4 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.95%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 97 (22.99%) Jenkins
2 71 (16.82%) Git (software)
3 70 (16.59%) GitLab
4 39 (9.24%) JIRA
5 30 (7.11%) Bitbucket
6 25 (5.92%) Artifactory
7 24 (5.69%) TeamCity
8 20 (4.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (2.84%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.37%) Zephyr
11 9 (2.13%) Selenium
11 9 (2.13%) Subversion
12 7 (1.66%) Maven
13 6 (1.42%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.18%) IBM UrbanCode
14 5 (1.18%) SonarQube
15 4 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.95%) JUnit
15 4 (0.95%) Serena SBM
15 4 (0.95%) Terragrunt
General
1 152 (36.02%) Finance
2 81 (19.19%) Social Skills
3 65 (15.40%) Banking
4 43 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.98%) Back Office
6 15 (3.55%) Public Sector
7 14 (3.32%) Investment Banking
8 13 (3.08%) Financial Institution
8 13 (3.08%) Front Office
9 8 (1.90%) Retail
10 6 (1.42%) International Banking
11 5 (1.18%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.95%) Electronics
12 4 (0.95%) Law
12 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.95%) Marketing
13 3 (0.71%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.24%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (20.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (9.95%) AWS Engineer
3 35 (8.29%) Linux Engineer
4 34 (8.06%) Platform Engineer
5 32 (7.58%) Architect
6 31 (7.35%) Consultant
7 30 (7.11%) Analyst
8 27 (6.40%) Administrator
9 26 (6.16%) Infrastructure Architect
10 24 (5.69%) Applications Support
10 24 (5.69%) Support Analyst
11 23 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
12 22 (5.21%) Developer
13 19 (4.50%) Senior DevOps
14 18 (4.27%) DBA
15 16 (3.79%) AWS DevOps
15 16 (3.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 16 (3.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 16 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (3.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.87%) .NET
2 17 (4.03%) Rendezvous
2 17 (4.03%) Spring
3 16 (3.79%) Kafka
4 14 (3.32%) Spring Boot
5 13 (3.08%) Node.js
5 13 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (2.84%) cloud-init
6 12 (2.84%) LDAP
6 12 (2.84%) REST
7 11 (2.61%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (2.61%) Middleware
8 10 (2.37%) Elastic Stack
9 8 (1.90%) LAMP
10 7 (1.66%) React
11 4 (0.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (0.71%) JPA
12 3 (0.71%) RESTful
12 3 (0.71%) Swagger
12 3 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.43%) Clustering
2 30 (7.11%) Replication
3 28 (6.64%) Data Centre
4 27 (6.40%) PKI
5 20 (4.74%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (3.79%) Private Cloud
6 16 (3.79%) Public Cloud
7 14 (3.32%) Equity Risk
7 14 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.32%) SWIFT
8 12 (2.84%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.90%) CCTV
9 8 (1.90%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.90%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.42%) Blockchain
10 6 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.95%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 422 (100.00%) Linux
2 158 (37.44%) Windows
3 96 (22.75%) Unix
4 71 (16.82%) CentOS
5 62 (14.69%) Windows Server
6 31 (7.35%) Ubuntu
7 25 (5.92%) Solaris
8 22 (5.21%) Oracle Linux
9 14 (3.32%) Windows Server 2016
9 14 (3.32%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (2.13%) SUSE
11 8 (1.90%) HPUX
12 7 (1.66%) Amazon Linux
12 7 (1.66%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.42%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.18%) CoreOS
14 5 (1.18%) Debian
15 4 (0.95%) Fedora
16 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (36.73%) DevOps
2 109 (25.83%) CI/CD
3 83 (19.67%) Configuration Management
4 61 (14.45%) Agile
5 52 (12.32%) Microservices
6 47 (11.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 46 (10.90%) Migration
8 44 (10.43%) Infrastructure as Code
8 44 (10.43%) Load Balancing
9 43 (10.19%) Platform Engineering
9 43 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
10 40 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (9.24%) ITIL
12 32 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (6.64%) High Availability
14 27 (6.40%) Analytics
14 27 (6.40%) Project Management
15 25 (5.92%) Task Automation
16 24 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
17 23 (5.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 139 (32.94%) Python
2 102 (24.17%) SQL
3 94 (22.27%) Bash
4 54 (12.80%) Shell Script
5 49 (11.61%) PowerShell
6 45 (10.66%) Java
7 43 (10.19%) Perl
8 33 (7.82%) Ruby
9 28 (6.64%) Go
10 25 (5.92%) JavaScript
11 15 (3.55%) Korn
12 13 (3.08%) C
13 11 (2.61%) C#
14 10 (2.37%) Groovy
15 9 (2.13%) PHP
15 9 (2.13%) PL/SQL
15 9 (2.13%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.24%) AWK
16 1 (0.24%) C++
16 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 68 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 56 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.87%) RHCE
4 28 (6.64%) DV Cleared
5 24 (5.69%) AWS Certification
6 15 (3.55%) Degree
7 10 (2.37%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (2.13%) Master's Degree
8 9 (2.13%) RHCA
9 7 (1.66%) RHCSA
10 5 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.24%) CCNA
12 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.24%) MCSA
12 1 (0.24%) MCSE
12 1 (0.24%) OCP
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.84%) NCSC
2 9 (2.13%) GDPR
2 9 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.42%) QA
4 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.18%) SLA
5 3 (0.71%) NIST
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 104 (24.64%) Docker
2 90 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (11.85%) Active Directory
4 32 (7.58%) vSphere
5 23 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (2.84%) NFS
8 11 (2.61%) VMware NSX
9 6 (1.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.71%) Firmware
11 3 (0.71%) Postfix
11 3 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.47%) GFS2
12 2 (0.47%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.24%) iptables
13 1 (0.24%) Samba
13 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 169 (40.05%) Ansible
2 138 (32.70%) Terraform
3 86 (20.38%) Kubernetes
4 70 (16.59%) Puppet
5 29 (6.87%) Packer
6 26 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (5.45%) Grafana
8 22 (5.21%) Prometheus
9 18 (4.27%) Docker Swarm
10 17 (4.03%) Red Hat Satellite
11 16 (3.79%) Consul
12 15 (3.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 15 (3.55%) Data Guard
12 15 (3.55%) HAProxy
12 15 (3.55%) Istio
13 14 (3.32%) ZABBIX
14 12 (2.84%) Graphite
14 12 (2.84%) Podman
15 11 (2.61%) vRealize
15 11 (2.61%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 247 (58.53%) Red Hat
2 107 (25.36%) VMware
3 79 (18.72%) Microsoft
4 70 (16.59%) Oracle
5 63 (14.93%) Splunk
6 49 (11.61%) IBM
7 43 (10.19%) Cisco
8 22 (5.21%) Citrix
9 21 (4.98%) NetApp
9 21 (4.98%) ServiceNow
10 18 (4.27%) Google
11 17 (4.03%) TIBCO
12 16 (3.79%) CheckPoint
13 15 (3.55%) Sun
14 14 (3.32%) Bloomberg
14 14 (3.32%) Currenex
14 14 (3.32%) Sybase
15 13 (3.08%) HP
16 12 (2.84%) Micro Focus
16 12 (2.84%) Qualys