Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 265 262 208
Rank change year-on-year -3 -54 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 135 277 606
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.76% 0.92% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.81% 5.24% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 187 418
Median daily rate £463 £546 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +4.00% +5.00%
10th Percentile £338 £379 £402
90th Percentile £600 £713 £750
England median daily rate £463 £500 £520
% change year-on-year -7.50% -3.85% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £57.50 £55.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +4.55% +30.95% +9.09%

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 2,809 5,289 8,665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.75% 17.49% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,979 3,713 6,119
Median daily rate £475 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £231 £158 £181
90th Percentile £660 £650 £650
England median daily rate £428 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.76% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 169 235
Median hourly rate £27.33 £20.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.29% +9.63% -
10th Percentile £18.20 £14.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £63.60 £54.80 £41.25
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.15 £17.25
% change year-on-year +3.50% -0.58% +1.47%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +81 22 £470 -10.48% 16
South London +25 6 £520 +5.32% 4
West London +45 3 £250 -40.12% 1
East London +28 3 £335 -44.17%
North London +11 3 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (74.81%) Red Hat
3 54 (40.00%) Python
4 49 (36.30%) Puppet
5 48 (35.56%) Ansible
6 42 (31.11%) DevOps
6 42 (31.11%) VMware
7 41 (30.37%) Jenkins
8 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (28.15%) Finance
10 36 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
11 34 (25.19%) Windows
11 34 (25.19%) Oracle
12 32 (23.70%) Unix
12 32 (23.70%) Kubernetes
13 29 (21.48%) Configuration Management
14 28 (20.74%) Bash Shell
15 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (19.26%) AWS
17 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
17 25 (18.52%) Perl
18 24 (17.78%) Java
18 24 (17.78%) Azure
18 24 (17.78%) Docker
19 22 (16.30%) Banking
19 22 (16.30%) CentOS
20 21 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (15.56%) JIRA
21 20 (14.81%) DNS
21 20 (14.81%) Windows Server

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 19 (14.07%) Tomcat
2 16 (11.85%) JBoss
3 13 (9.63%) Confluence
4 11 (8.15%) WebSphere
5 10 (7.41%) Red Hat Fuse
6 7 (5.19%) Apache
6 7 (5.19%) OpenStack
7 6 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.70%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.96%) WebLogic
10 3 (2.22%) Jetty
10 3 (2.22%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.48%) SAS
11 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.26%) AWS
2 24 (17.78%) Azure
3 16 (11.85%) GitHub
4 11 (8.15%) OpenShift
5 10 (7.41%) GCP
6 7 (5.19%) Office 365
6 7 (5.19%) PaaS
7 6 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (4.44%) IaaS
8 5 (3.70%) SaaS
9 4 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.48%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.48%) Datadog
11 2 (1.48%) Serverless
11 2 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.74%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.74%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.81%) DNS
2 18 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 16 (11.85%) Firewall
4 15 (11.11%) HTTP
4 15 (11.11%) VPN
5 12 (8.89%) WAN
6 11 (8.15%) DHCP
6 11 (8.15%) LAN
7 10 (7.41%) VLAN
8 7 (5.19%) Wireless
9 6 (4.44%) Anycast
9 6 (4.44%) BGP
9 6 (4.44%) FTP
9 6 (4.44%) SMTP
9 6 (4.44%) VRRP
10 5 (3.70%) Kerberos
10 5 (3.70%) MPLS
10 5 (3.70%) Skype
10 5 (3.70%) SNMP
10 5 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.15%) MongoDB
2 11 (8.15%) MySQL
3 7 (5.19%) DB2
3 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.96%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.22%) InfluxDB
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 41 (30.37%) Jenkins
2 21 (15.56%) JIRA
3 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 15 (11.11%) GitLab
5 10 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (6.67%) Artifactory
7 8 (5.93%) Subversion
8 7 (5.19%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.96%) Hudson
9 4 (2.96%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.96%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.22%) Ant
10 3 (2.22%) ClearCase
10 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.22%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.22%) Maven
10 3 (2.22%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.22%) Poseidon for UML
10 3 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 38 (28.15%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Banking
3 9 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.48%) French Language
6 2 (1.48%) Front Office
6 2 (1.48%) Law
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (17.04%) Linux Engineer
2 22 (16.30%) Architect
3 15 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (10.37%) Consultant
5 12 (8.89%) Administrator
6 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) VMware Architect
9 6 (4.44%) Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Unix Administrator
10 5 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) XML
2 13 (9.63%) Middleware
2 13 (9.63%) REST
3 11 (8.15%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (8.15%) JSON
4 10 (7.41%) LDAP
4 10 (7.41%) Spring Boot
5 9 (6.67%) Spring
6 8 (5.93%) Kafka
7 7 (5.19%) Apache Camel
7 7 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (4.44%) YAML
9 5 (3.70%) .NET
9 5 (3.70%) Swagger
9 5 (3.70%) Web Services
10 4 (2.96%) HTML
10 4 (2.96%) JPA
10 4 (2.96%) XSL
10 4 (2.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Private Cloud
2 12 (8.89%) Clustering
2 12 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.44%) Replication
4 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.22%) Derivative
6 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.22%) User Experience
7 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.48%) HACMP
7 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.48%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.48%) PKI
7 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (25.19%) Windows
3 32 (23.70%) Unix
4 22 (16.30%) CentOS
5 20 (14.81%) Windows Server
6 17 (12.59%) Solaris
7 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (8.89%) Ubuntu
10 11 (8.15%) Debian
10 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2019
11 8 (5.93%) AIX
12 7 (5.19%) VMS
13 6 (4.44%) Windows 10
14 4 (2.96%) Fedora
14 4 (2.96%) NetWare
14 4 (2.96%) SUSE
15 3 (2.22%) HPUX
15 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.11%) DevOps
2 29 (21.48%) Configuration Management
3 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (11.85%) Migration
6 14 (10.37%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (10.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (9.63%) High Availability
8 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure as Code
9 11 (8.15%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (8.15%) Microservices
10 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
11 8 (5.93%) TOGAF
12 7 (5.19%) Change Management
12 7 (5.19%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.19%) Open Source
12 7 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (4.44%) Incident Management
13 6 (4.44%) Network Management
13 6 (4.44%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.00%) Python
2 28 (20.74%) Bash Shell
3 25 (18.52%) Perl
4 24 (17.78%) Java
5 17 (12.59%) PowerShell
6 15 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 13 (9.63%) SQL
8 12 (8.89%) Ruby
9 11 (8.15%) JavaScript
10 9 (6.67%) Groovy
11 7 (5.19%) C++
11 7 (5.19%) PL/SQL
12 6 (4.44%) Go
12 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.70%) C#
14 3 (2.22%) Clojure
14 3 (2.22%) ClojureScript
14 3 (2.22%) Korn
14 3 (2.22%) Scala
14 3 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.67%) RHCA
4 8 (5.93%) Degree
4 8 (5.93%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (3.70%) VCAP
6 4 (2.96%) RHCE
7 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.48%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.48%) VCDX
9 1 (0.74%) CCA
9 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.74%) RHCVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) GDPR
1 3 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.74%) SEPA
System Software
1 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (17.78%) Docker
3 19 (14.07%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (12.59%) vSphere
5 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
6 8 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.96%) KVM
8 4 (2.96%) NFS
8 4 (2.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.48%) vCloud
10 2 (1.48%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.48%) Xen
11 1 (0.74%) Gluster
11 1 (0.74%) GPFS
11 1 (0.74%) oVirt
11 1 (0.74%) Samba
11 1 (0.74%) Squid
11 1 (0.74%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 49 (36.30%) Puppet
2 48 (35.56%) Ansible
3 36 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (23.70%) Kubernetes
5 19 (14.07%) Salt
6 17 (12.59%) Terraform
7 14 (10.37%) Grafana
8 13 (9.63%) Prometheus
9 6 (4.44%) Kibana
9 6 (4.44%) Nagios
10 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (2.96%) Packer
11 4 (2.96%) SCCM
12 3 (2.22%) Consul
12 3 (2.22%) Data Guard
12 3 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (2.22%) Rancher
12 3 (2.22%) SCOM
12 3 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (74.81%) Red Hat
2 42 (31.11%) VMware
3 34 (25.19%) Oracle
4 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 19 (14.07%) Splunk
6 16 (11.85%) Cisco
7 14 (10.37%) IBM
8 12 (8.89%) Juniper
9 11 (8.15%) Citrix
10 10 (7.41%) Atlassian
11 8 (5.93%) Dell
12 7 (5.19%) EMC
12 7 (5.19%) Infoblox
12 7 (5.19%) ServiceNow
13 6 (4.44%) SAP
14 5 (3.70%) AppDynamics
14 5 (3.70%) F5
14 5 (3.70%) HP
14 5 (3.70%) SaltStack
14 5 (3.70%) Sybase