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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 151 191
Rank change year-on-year -30 +40  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 284 361 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.36% 1.66% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.81% 7.60% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 270 190
Median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.67%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4173 4747 4963
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.05% 21.80% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3389 3337
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 95 184
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -20 35 £438 -2.77% 6
Hammersmith +4 11 £555 +16.84% 1
Croydon +2 9 £400 -3.61%
Canary Wharf +1 2 £575 +15.00%
Westminster +4 1 £525 +90.90%
Thornton Heath - 1 £550 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 589 (100.00%) Linux
2 364 (61.80%) Red Hat
3 283 (48.05%) DevOps
4 245 (41.60%) Python
5 234 (39.73%) Puppet
6 194 (32.94%) Ansible
7 184 (31.24%) Bash Shell
8 183 (31.07%) CentOS
9 177 (30.05%) Configuration Management
10 175 (29.71%) Amazon AWS
11 174 (29.54%) Unix
12 169 (28.69%) VMware
13 160 (27.16%) Jenkins
14 149 (25.30%) Java
15 148 (25.13%) Perl
16 143 (24.28%) Finance
17 142 (24.11%) Git (software)
18 139 (23.60%) Windows
19 137 (23.26%) Docker
20 133 (22.58%) Ruby
21 129 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
22 103 (17.49%) Opscode Chef
23 99 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
24 92 (15.62%) VMware Infrastructure
25 88 (14.94%) Security Cleared
26 85 (14.43%) DNS
27 80 (13.58%) Kubernetes
28 79 (13.41%) Ubuntu
29 74 (12.56%) Banking
30 72 (12.22%) Solaris

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 53 (9.00%) Apache
2 49 (8.32%) Tomcat
3 36 (6.11%) OpenStack
4 32 (5.43%) Confluence
5 18 (3.06%) JBoss
6 17 (2.89%) WebLogic
7 15 (2.55%) nginx
8 13 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.70%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.70%) IIS
9 10 (1.70%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.17%) CICS
12 1 (0.17%) MTS
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.17%) SAS
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.17%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 175 (29.71%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (7.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (6.11%) GitHub
4 34 (5.77%) OpenShift
5 33 (5.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (4.24%) PaaS
7 20 (3.40%) Amazon S3
8 18 (3.06%) IaaS
9 14 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (2.38%) Datadog
10 13 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (1.36%) Route 53
14 7 (1.19%) SaaS
15 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.85%) Slack
17 4 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 85 (14.43%) DNS
2 63 (10.70%) LDAP
3 56 (9.51%) Firewall
4 55 (9.34%) SAN
5 49 (8.32%) TCP/IP
6 34 (5.77%) HTTP
7 33 (5.60%) SSL
8 32 (5.43%) DHCP
9 22 (3.74%) SMTP
10 20 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (3.23%) VPN
12 18 (3.06%) NAS
13 15 (2.55%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (2.55%) Ethernet
13 15 (2.55%) LAN
13 15 (2.55%) WAN
14 14 (2.38%) Kerberos
15 11 (1.87%) Internet
15 11 (1.87%) NX-OS
16 10 (1.70%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.36%) MySQL
2 40 (6.79%) MongoDB
3 27 (4.58%) Big Data
3 27 (4.58%) Hadoop
3 27 (4.58%) NoSQL
3 27 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (3.74%) SQL Server
5 13 (2.21%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.04%) Redis
6 12 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (1.87%) DB2
7 11 (1.87%) MariaDB
8 9 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.36%) Apache Hive
9 8 (1.36%) HBase
9 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.19%) Impala
Development Applications
1 160 (27.16%) Jenkins
2 142 (24.11%) Git (software)
3 45 (7.64%) JIRA
4 30 (5.09%) Maven
4 30 (5.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 30 (5.09%) Vagrant
5 15 (2.55%) GitLab
6 14 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.21%) Artifactory
7 13 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.53%) Gradle
9 8 (1.36%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.36%) Subversion
10 7 (1.19%) JUnit
11 6 (1.02%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.02%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.85%) Ant
12 5 (0.85%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 143 (24.28%) Finance
2 74 (12.56%) Banking
3 27 (4.58%) Investment Banking
4 11 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.19%) Law
6 3 (0.51%) Advertising
7 2 (0.34%) Front Office
7 2 (0.34%) Military
7 2 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 164 (27.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 128 (21.73%) Linux Engineer
3 100 (16.98%) Administrator
4 71 (12.05%) AWS Engineer
5 70 (11.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 68 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
7 65 (11.04%) Linux Administrator
8 53 (9.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 50 (8.49%) Systems Administrator
10 49 (8.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 45 (7.64%) Unix Engineer
12 44 (7.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 35 (5.94%) Developer
14 27 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
15 25 (4.24%) Consultant
15 25 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (4.24%) Senior DevOps
16 23 (3.90%) Unix Administrator
17 22 (3.74%) Architect
17 22 (3.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.30%) Elastic Stack
2 38 (6.45%) Web Services
3 36 (6.11%) Node.js
4 35 (5.94%) Sensu
5 26 (4.41%) REST
6 23 (3.90%) LAMP
7 20 (3.40%) RESTful
7 20 (3.40%) SOAP
7 20 (3.40%) Spring
8 16 (2.72%) Middleware
9 14 (2.38%) Kafka
9 14 (2.38%) XML
10 13 (2.21%) Hibernate
11 12 (2.04%) .NET
11 12 (2.04%) Software Packaging
12 10 (1.70%) JSON
13 9 (1.53%) HTML
13 9 (1.53%) J2EE
13 9 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (1.53%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.32%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.62%) Clustering
3 38 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.75%) Public Cloud
5 17 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (2.04%) Replication
7 10 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.19%) CMDB
11 6 (1.02%) Derivative
11 6 (1.02%) Spread Betting
12 5 (0.85%) Fintech
12 5 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.68%) PKI
13 4 (0.68%) PMI
13 4 (0.68%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 589 (100.00%) Linux
2 183 (31.07%) CentOS
3 174 (29.54%) Unix
4 139 (23.60%) Windows
5 79 (13.41%) Ubuntu
6 72 (12.22%) Solaris
7 59 (10.02%) Windows Server
8 37 (6.28%) SUSE
8 37 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (4.41%) AIX
11 18 (3.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 15 (2.55%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (1.19%) Debian
15 6 (1.02%) Fedora
16 5 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.85%) Scientific Linux
17 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.51%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (48.05%) DevOps
2 177 (30.05%) Configuration Management
3 129 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (9.34%) Migration
6 52 (8.83%) Scrum
7 51 (8.66%) Open Source
8 46 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 37 (6.28%) Service Management
10 34 (5.77%) ITIL
10 34 (5.77%) Microservices
11 32 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
11 32 (5.43%) Software Engineering
11 32 (5.43%) Test Automation
12 31 (5.26%) Kanban
13 30 (5.09%) Analytics
14 29 (4.92%) High Availability
15 27 (4.58%) Project Management
16 23 (3.90%) SDLC
17 22 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 245 (41.60%) Python
2 184 (31.24%) Bash Shell
3 149 (25.30%) Java
4 148 (25.13%) Perl
5 133 (22.58%) Ruby
6 68 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 50 (8.49%) JavaScript
7 50 (8.49%) PowerShell
8 46 (7.81%) SQL
9 21 (3.57%) C
10 17 (2.89%) Scala
11 16 (2.72%) Korn
12 15 (2.55%) C#
13 13 (2.21%) Groovy
14 9 (1.53%) PHP
14 9 (1.53%) VBScript
15 5 (0.85%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.85%) Go
16 4 (0.68%) Clojure
17 3 (0.51%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 88 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 71 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.06%) DV Cleared
3 18 (3.06%) RHCE
4 17 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.55%) Degree
6 13 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.70%) RHCA
9 8 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.19%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.02%) MCP
11 6 (1.02%) MCSE
12 5 (0.85%) OCP
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.85%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.68%) CCNP
13 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.51%) CCNA
14 3 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.04%) SLA
2 8 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.02%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.02%) QA
4 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 137 (23.26%) Docker
2 92 (15.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (10.19%) Active Directory
4 28 (4.75%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (3.74%) NFS
7 20 (3.40%) Hyper-V
8 19 (3.23%) GPFS
9 18 (3.06%) vCloud
10 16 (2.72%) KVM
11 13 (2.21%) HDFS
12 12 (2.04%) LXC
13 10 (1.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (1.19%) Gluster
16 6 (1.02%) iptables
17 5 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
17 5 (0.85%) Squid
17 5 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 5 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 234 (39.73%) Puppet
2 194 (32.94%) Ansible
3 103 (17.49%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (13.58%) Kubernetes
5 64 (10.87%) Terraform
6 43 (7.30%) Nagios
7 41 (6.96%) ZABBIX
8 23 (3.90%) Packer
9 22 (3.74%) Graphite
10 19 (3.23%) NetBackup
11 18 (3.06%) Rancher
11 18 (3.06%) Red Hat Satellite
12 16 (2.72%) Kibana
13 15 (2.55%) BladeLogic
14 13 (2.21%) Hadoop YARN
14 13 (2.21%) Mesos
14 13 (2.21%) yum
15 11 (1.87%) Salt
16 9 (1.53%) logstash
16 9 (1.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 364 (61.80%) Red Hat
2 169 (28.69%) VMware
3 71 (12.05%) Oracle
4 50 (8.49%) Cisco
5 44 (7.47%) Splunk
6 41 (6.96%) Microsoft
7 29 (4.92%) EMC
8 26 (4.41%) HP
9 25 (4.24%) TIBCO
10 24 (4.07%) IBM
10 24 (4.07%) NetApp
11 23 (3.90%) SaltStack
12 21 (3.57%) Atlassian
13 18 (3.06%) Google
14 17 (2.89%) Veritas
15 16 (2.72%) AppDynamics
16 13 (2.21%) F5
16 13 (2.21%) New Relic
16 13 (2.21%) Symantec
17 12 (2.04%) ION Trading
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