Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 296 261 258
Rank change year-on-year -35 -3 -29
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 312 109 378
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.78% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.32% 4.72% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 55 252
10th Percentile £408 £363 £400
25th Percentile £475 £420 £467
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £625 £523 £675
90th Percentile £650 £554 £793
England median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £61.50 £35.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +73.24% - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £56.25 £50.84
% change year-on-year +24.44% +10.65% +21.04%

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 4,937 2,309 6,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.82% 16.59% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,619 1,595 4,659
10th Percentile £260 £250 £165
25th Percentile £425 £369 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £660 £651
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 29 182
10th Percentile £14.05 £14.60 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.26 £18.50 £16.63
Median hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.00% +19.05% +12.30%
75th Percentile £48.12 £35.75 £33.06
90th Percentile £62.78 £44.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -43 31 £550 +21.88% 14
South London -3 3 £410 -21.53% 1
West London -15 1 - - 4
East London - 1 - - 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 312 (100.00%) Linux
2 204 (65.38%) Red Hat
3 111 (35.58%) DevOps
4 110 (35.26%) Windows
5 107 (34.29%) Ansible
6 99 (31.73%) Python
7 95 (30.45%) VMware
8 92 (29.49%) AWS
9 74 (23.72%) SQL
10 73 (23.40%) Firewall
11 72 (23.08%) Azure
12 66 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 63 (20.19%) Bash Shell
13 63 (20.19%) Jenkins
14 62 (19.87%) Terraform
15 61 (19.55%) Security Cleared
16 59 (18.91%) Finance
17 58 (18.59%) Oracle
18 52 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
18 52 (16.67%) Git (software)
19 51 (16.35%) Microsoft
20 50 (16.03%) Active Directory
20 50 (16.03%) Banking
21 48 (15.38%) SC Cleared
21 48 (15.38%) Social Skills
22 47 (15.06%) Docker
22 47 (15.06%) Unix
23 46 (14.74%) Java
23 46 (14.74%) Puppet
24 44 (14.10%) Configuration Management

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 22 (7.05%) Confluence
2 18 (5.77%) Apache
3 13 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.24%) IIS
6 7 (2.24%) nginx
6 7 (2.24%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.24%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.28%) JBoss
7 4 (1.28%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.28%) Traefik
8 3 (0.96%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.96%) MTS
8 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.17%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 92 (29.49%) AWS
2 72 (23.08%) Azure
3 28 (8.97%) GCP
4 23 (7.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (6.09%) GitHub
6 16 (5.13%) IaaS
6 16 (5.13%) SaaS
7 14 (4.49%) PaaS
8 12 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (3.85%) Amazon S3
9 11 (3.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (3.53%) Microsoft 365
10 10 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (2.88%) OpenShift
12 8 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (2.24%) Serverless
14 6 (1.92%) npm
15 5 (1.60%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (1.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 73 (23.40%) Firewall
2 27 (8.65%) Multicast
3 26 (8.33%) DNS
3 26 (8.33%) SAN
4 20 (6.41%) VPN
5 16 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
7 10 (3.21%) NAS
8 9 (2.88%) WAN
8 9 (2.88%) Wireshark
9 8 (2.56%) tcpdump
10 7 (2.24%) IPv4
10 7 (2.24%) LAN
10 7 (2.24%) SSL
11 6 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.92%) HTTP
11 6 (1.92%) Internet
11 6 (1.92%) Wireless
12 5 (1.60%) DHCP
12 5 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.62%) MySQL
2 29 (9.29%) Oracle Database
3 23 (7.37%) Oracle Database 12c
4 19 (6.09%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.53%) Big Data
7 11 (3.53%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.21%) DB2
9 9 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (1.92%) Redis
11 5 (1.60%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (20.19%) Jenkins
2 52 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 34 (10.90%) JIRA
4 31 (9.94%) GitLab
5 19 (6.09%) Maven
5 19 (6.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (3.53%) Bitbucket
7 9 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.56%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.92%) Subversion
10 5 (1.60%) Robot Framework
11 4 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.28%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.28%) Gradle
11 4 (1.28%) JUnit
11 4 (1.28%) Serena SBM
12 3 (0.96%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.96%) Selenium
13 2 (0.64%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.64%) TestLink
General
1 59 (18.91%) Finance
2 50 (16.03%) Banking
3 48 (15.38%) Social Skills
4 25 (8.01%) Public Sector
5 11 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.53%) Front Office
6 7 (2.24%) Prime Brokerage
7 6 (1.92%) International Banking
8 5 (1.60%) Documentation Skills
8 5 (1.60%) Law
8 5 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (1.28%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (0.96%) Electronics
10 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.96%) Publishing
10 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.64%) Marketing
12 1 (0.32%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (14.10%) Architect
2 42 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 37 (11.86%) Administrator
5 27 (8.65%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (8.01%) Infrastructure Architect
7 21 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (6.41%) Developer
8 20 (6.41%) Linux Administrator
9 17 (5.45%) DBA
9 17 (5.45%) Linux Scripter
10 16 (5.13%) Electronic Trading Support
10 16 (5.13%) Linux Support
10 16 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
11 15 (4.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.53%) Applications Engineer
12 11 (3.53%) Applications Support
12 11 (3.53%) Consultant
12 11 (3.53%) Infrastructure Support
12 11 (3.53%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.05%) Web Services
2 19 (6.09%) Rendezvous
3 17 (5.45%) LDAP
3 17 (5.45%) Middleware
3 17 (5.45%) Node.js
3 17 (5.45%) REST
4 13 (4.17%) Spring
5 11 (3.53%) LAMP
5 11 (3.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 11 (3.53%) Spring Boot
6 10 (3.21%) JSON
7 8 (2.56%) .NET
7 8 (2.56%) SOAP
8 7 (2.24%) OAuth
8 7 (2.24%) RESTful
8 7 (2.24%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (1.92%) Kafka
10 5 (1.60%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.60%) HTML
10 5 (1.60%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.09%) Clustering
3 15 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.81%) Public Cloud
4 12 (3.85%) PKI
5 11 (3.53%) Replication
6 9 (2.88%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.56%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.56%) Equities
8 6 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.96%) Eurex
10 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.96%) Legacy Applications
10 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 312 (100.00%) Linux
2 110 (35.26%) Windows
3 47 (15.06%) Unix
4 38 (12.18%) Windows Server
5 32 (10.26%) Solaris
6 20 (6.41%) CentOS
7 19 (6.09%) Ubuntu
8 16 (5.13%) AIX
9 11 (3.53%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (3.53%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (2.56%) HPUX
10 8 (2.56%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.60%) Android
11 5 (1.60%) Debian
11 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.28%) VMS
12 4 (1.28%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (35.58%) DevOps
2 52 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (14.10%) Configuration Management
3 44 (14.10%) Migration
4 40 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (12.18%) Change Management
6 34 (10.90%) High Availability
7 31 (9.94%) Cybersecurity
7 31 (9.94%) Microservices
7 31 (9.94%) Project Management
8 28 (8.97%) Electronic Trading
9 24 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (7.37%) Capacity Management
10 23 (7.37%) ITIL
11 21 (6.73%) Low Latency
12 20 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (6.09%) Load Balancing
13 19 (6.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 16 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 99 (31.73%) Python
2 74 (23.72%) SQL
3 63 (20.19%) Bash Shell
4 46 (14.74%) Java
5 41 (13.14%) PowerShell
6 34 (10.90%) Perl
7 23 (7.37%) JavaScript
8 21 (6.73%) Shell Script
9 19 (6.09%) PHP
9 19 (6.09%) Ruby
10 18 (5.77%) C
11 16 (5.13%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.21%) Go
13 8 (2.56%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.24%) C#
15 4 (1.28%) Groovy
15 4 (1.28%) Korn
16 3 (0.96%) AWK
16 3 (0.96%) ES6
16 3 (0.96%) Search Processing Language
Qualifications
1 61 (19.55%) Security Cleared
2 48 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.05%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.88%) Degree
5 7 (2.24%) MCP
6 6 (1.92%) RHCE
6 6 (1.92%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (1.60%) OCP
7 5 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.60%) RHCA
8 4 (1.28%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.28%) MCSE
8 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.96%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.96%) MCSA
9 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.64%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.60%) NCSC
2 4 (1.28%) GDPR
2 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 66 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (16.03%) Active Directory
3 47 (15.06%) Docker
4 23 (7.37%) vSphere
5 16 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.88%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.28%) NFS
8 4 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.64%) Ceph
10 2 (0.64%) LXC
10 2 (0.64%) Postfix
10 2 (0.64%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.64%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.32%) RACF
11 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 107 (34.29%) Ansible
2 62 (19.87%) Terraform
3 46 (14.74%) Puppet
4 39 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 24 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (5.13%) Data Guard
6 16 (5.13%) Packer
7 10 (3.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (3.21%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (2.88%) Control-M
9 8 (2.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 8 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (2.56%) Salt
9 8 (2.56%) vRealize
9 8 (2.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 7 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 204 (65.38%) Red Hat
2 95 (30.45%) VMware
3 58 (18.59%) Oracle
4 51 (16.35%) Microsoft
5 38 (12.18%) Cisco
6 26 (8.33%) HP
7 24 (7.69%) Citrix
8 22 (7.05%) Splunk
9 19 (6.09%) EMC
9 19 (6.09%) TIBCO
10 16 (5.13%) IBM
11 14 (4.49%) Dell
12 13 (4.17%) ION Trading
13 12 (3.85%) CheckPoint
13 12 (3.85%) NetApp
14 10 (3.21%) 3PAR
14 10 (3.21%) Murex
15 9 (2.88%) F5
15 9 (2.88%) Qualys
15 9 (2.88%) SaltStack