Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 258 206 194
Rank change year-on-year -52 -12 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 269 604 701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 1.36% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.19% 7.01% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 399 498
London median daily rate £538 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £390 £402 £340
90th Percentile £700 £740 £675
England median daily rate £500 £516 £475
% change year-on-year -3.15% +8.68% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.82% +53.75%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +18.11%

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 5,186 8,615 9,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.42% 19.37% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,566 5,996 6,893
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £158 £184 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 256 295
London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.88 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.55% +0.96% -1.58%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.50 £12.01
90th Percentile £65.00 £46.37 £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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 -18 36 £500 -6.98% 16
South London +2 30 £500 +5.26% 4
East London +26 9 £600 -4.00% 7
West London +31 3 £418 -20.48% 3
North London +16 2 £450 -30.77% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Linux
2 165 (61.34%) Red Hat
3 133 (49.44%) DevOps
4 120 (44.61%) Python
5 111 (41.26%) Jenkins
6 96 (35.69%) Ansible
7 94 (34.94%) AWS
8 91 (33.83%) Git (software)
8 91 (33.83%) Security Cleared
9 88 (32.71%) Bash Shell
10 76 (28.25%) Docker
11 75 (27.88%) Puppet
12 74 (27.51%) Opscode Chef
13 73 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
14 69 (25.65%) Windows
14 69 (25.65%) CentOS
15 64 (23.79%) Terraform
16 61 (22.68%) Finance
17 57 (21.19%) Java
18 54 (20.07%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (19.70%) Perl
20 52 (19.33%) SC Cleared
20 52 (19.33%) Azure
21 49 (18.22%) Configuration Management
22 48 (17.84%) Microsoft
23 47 (17.47%) Migration
24 46 (17.10%) Oracle
25 45 (16.73%) Kubernetes
26 44 (16.36%) VMware
27 42 (15.61%) 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 23 (8.55%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.20%) Confluence
3 12 (4.46%) Apache
3 12 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.72%) IIS
5 8 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.60%) JBoss
6 7 (2.60%) nginx
7 6 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.37%) Jetty
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Fuse
11 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.97%) Oracle AML
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.74%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 94 (34.94%) AWS
2 52 (19.33%) Azure
3 29 (10.78%) OpenShift
4 22 (8.18%) IaaS
5 19 (7.06%) Datadog
6 18 (6.69%) Amazon S3
7 17 (6.32%) GitHub
7 17 (6.32%) PaaS
7 17 (6.32%) Route 53
8 16 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (5.20%) GCP
10 13 (4.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (4.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (4.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (3.35%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (2.23%) Office 365
15 4 (1.49%) Serverless
16 3 (1.12%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.92%) Firewall
2 13 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.46%) DNS
3 12 (4.46%) Internet
3 12 (4.46%) VPN
4 11 (4.09%) SAN
5 7 (2.60%) HTTP
6 5 (1.86%) Multicast
7 4 (1.49%) SSH
7 4 (1.49%) WAN
8 3 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.12%) LAN
8 3 (1.12%) MPLS
8 3 (1.12%) Network Security
8 3 (1.12%) SMTP
8 3 (1.12%) VLAN
8 3 (1.12%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.74%) IPsec
9 2 (0.74%) SNMP
9 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.29%) Oracle Database
2 21 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 16 (5.95%) MySQL
5 13 (4.83%) Big Data
6 12 (4.46%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (4.09%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.23%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.49%) Redis
12 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (1.12%) Apache Ignite
13 3 (1.12%) Cloudera CDH
13 3 (1.12%) Flink
Development Applications
1 111 (41.26%) Jenkins
2 91 (33.83%) Git (software)
3 42 (15.61%) JIRA
4 31 (11.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 28 (10.41%) Maven
6 22 (8.18%) Subversion
7 15 (5.58%) Selenium
8 14 (5.20%) Artifactory
9 13 (4.83%) Ant
9 13 (4.83%) Eclipse
10 12 (4.46%) JUnit
10 12 (4.46%) SonarQube
10 12 (4.46%) Toad
11 10 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (3.35%) GitLab
13 8 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (2.97%) Visual Studio
13 8 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (2.60%) Bitbucket
14 7 (2.60%) Mercurial
General
1 61 (22.68%) Finance
2 19 (7.06%) Banking
3 12 (4.46%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.23%) Electronics
4 6 (2.23%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.23%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.23%) Marketing
4 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) International Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (32.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (15.99%) Cloud Engineer
3 32 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (8.55%) Administrator
4 23 (8.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 20 (7.43%) AWS Engineer
5 20 (7.43%) Developer
6 18 (6.69%) Analyst
7 17 (6.32%) Automation Engineer
7 17 (6.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.95%) AWS DevOps
8 16 (5.95%) Senior DevOps
8 16 (5.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 15 (5.58%) DevOps Automation Engineer
10 14 (5.20%) Consultant
11 13 (4.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.83%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.09%) Mac Engineer
13 10 (3.72%) Azure Engineer
13 10 (3.72%) Cloud Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.92%) JSON
2 20 (7.43%) Spring
3 17 (6.32%) Web Services
4 16 (5.95%) REST
4 16 (5.95%) XML
5 15 (5.58%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (5.58%) Middleware
6 12 (4.46%) JDBC
6 12 (4.46%) JSP
6 12 (4.46%) Struts
7 11 (4.09%) .NET
7 11 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (3.35%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.23%) LDAP
9 6 (2.23%) Node.js
10 5 (1.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 5 (1.86%) Rendezvous
11 4 (1.49%) Kafka
12 3 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
12 3 (1.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.55%) Public Cloud
3 21 (7.81%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.20%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.97%) Replication
6 6 (2.23%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.86%) PKI
8 4 (1.49%) Clustering
8 4 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.49%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.49%) User Experience
9 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.74%) Blog
10 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.74%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 269 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (25.65%) CentOS
2 69 (25.65%) Windows
3 42 (15.61%) Windows Server
4 41 (15.24%) Unix
5 36 (13.38%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.46%) Debian
7 10 (3.72%) Solaris
8 7 (2.60%) Mac OS
8 7 (2.60%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.23%) SUSE
9 6 (2.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.86%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.49%) AIX
11 4 (1.49%) Android
11 4 (1.49%) Mac OS X Server
11 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.12%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (49.44%) DevOps
2 73 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (20.07%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (18.22%) Configuration Management
5 47 (17.47%) Migration
6 39 (14.50%) ITIL
7 34 (12.64%) Infrastructure as Code
8 33 (12.27%) Open Source
9 28 (10.41%) Scrum
10 27 (10.04%) Test Automation
11 23 (8.55%) Infrastructure Automation
11 23 (8.55%) Kanban
12 20 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 18 (6.69%) High Availability
14 18 (6.69%) Immutable Infrastructure
14 18 (6.69%) Software Engineering
15 17 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (44.61%) Python
2 88 (32.71%) Bash Shell
3 57 (21.19%) Java
4 53 (19.70%) Perl
5 42 (15.61%) Ruby
6 37 (13.75%) SQL
7 36 (13.38%) Shell Script
8 23 (8.55%) PowerShell
9 18 (6.69%) PL/SQL
10 17 (6.32%) Groovy
11 12 (4.46%) C++
12 10 (3.72%) C
12 10 (3.72%) JavaScript
13 9 (3.35%) Go
14 4 (1.49%) AWK
15 3 (1.12%) Clojure
15 3 (1.12%) Scala
16 2 (0.74%) Korn
16 2 (0.74%) PHP 4
16 2 (0.74%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 91 (33.83%) Security Cleared
2 52 (19.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.58%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.46%) RHCE
5 8 (2.97%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.86%) Degree
7 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.74%) CISSP
8 2 (0.74%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.74%) MCTS
8 2 (0.74%) OCP
8 2 (0.74%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.74%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.37%) CEH
9 1 (0.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.37%) VCP6
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (2.97%) NIST
4 4 (1.49%) SLA
5 2 (0.74%) COBIT
5 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (28.25%) Docker
2 31 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.43%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.35%) KVM
4 9 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (2.60%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.86%) iptables
7 5 (1.86%) XenApp
8 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.49%) vSphere
9 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.74%) NFS
10 2 (0.74%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.74%) oVirt
10 2 (0.74%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 96 (35.69%) Ansible
2 75 (27.88%) Puppet
3 74 (27.51%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (23.79%) Terraform
5 45 (16.73%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.09%) Jamf Pro
7 10 (3.72%) SELinux
8 9 (3.35%) Nessus
8 9 (3.35%) Salt
8 9 (3.35%) Suricata
9 8 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (2.97%) Packer
9 8 (2.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (2.60%) Prometheus
11 6 (2.23%) CFEngine
11 6 (2.23%) yum
12 5 (1.86%) Cobbler
12 5 (1.86%) Data Guard
12 5 (1.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 165 (61.34%) Red Hat
2 48 (17.84%) Microsoft
3 46 (17.10%) Oracle
4 44 (16.36%) VMware
5 31 (11.52%) Splunk
6 18 (6.69%) Cisco
6 18 (6.69%) Citrix
7 16 (5.95%) Qualys
8 15 (5.58%) Symantec
9 13 (4.83%) SAP
10 11 (4.09%) Apple
10 11 (4.09%) Google
10 11 (4.09%) ServiceNow
11 10 (3.72%) SaltStack
12 7 (2.60%) TIBCO
13 6 (2.23%) Atlassian
13 6 (2.23%) Veritas
14 5 (1.86%) Cloudera
14 5 (1.86%) IBM
14 5 (1.86%) Juniper