Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 271 204 189
Rank change year-on-year -67 -15 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 213 593 670
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.86% 1.39% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.88% 7.41% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 421 509
Median daily rate £500 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £364 £413 £340
90th Percentile £675 £750 £700
England median daily rate £500 £515 £475
% change year-on-year -2.91% +8.42% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £75.00 £35.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% +9.38% +100.00%
England median hourly rate £75.00 £40.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +87.50% -13.98% +69.09%

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 4,361 8,007 9,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.57% 18.74% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,978 5,572 6,875
Median daily rate £450 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £163 £183 £213
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
England median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 223 307
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +12.30% -14.02%
10th Percentile £15.05 £13.60 £12.16
90th Percentile £64.87 £49.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.72% +3.73%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 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 +3 23 £531 +1.19% 7
South London +5 20 £525 - 5
East London +30 9 £375 -40.00%
West London +32 4 £430 -4.44% 4
North London - 2 £450 - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Linux
2 145 (68.08%) Red Hat
3 93 (43.66%) Python
4 89 (41.78%) Ansible
5 77 (36.15%) DevOps
6 66 (30.99%) Windows
7 63 (29.58%) Java
8 62 (29.11%) Jenkins
9 60 (28.17%) AWS
10 58 (27.23%) Oracle
11 54 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (24.88%) Puppet
12 53 (24.88%) Security Cleared
13 52 (24.41%) CentOS
13 52 (24.41%) Docker
13 52 (24.41%) Unix
14 51 (23.94%) Bash Shell
14 51 (23.94%) Git (software)
15 50 (23.47%) VMware
16 49 (23.00%) SQL
17 46 (21.60%) Perl
18 44 (20.66%) SC Cleared
19 43 (20.19%) Terraform
20 42 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
21 40 (18.78%) Azure
21 40 (18.78%) Kubernetes
22 38 (17.84%) Finance
23 37 (17.37%) Microsoft
24 35 (16.43%) Oracle Database
24 35 (16.43%) 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 24 (11.27%) WebLogic
2 20 (9.39%) Confluence
3 14 (6.57%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.23%) IIS
4 9 (4.23%) nginx
5 7 (3.29%) Apache
6 5 (2.35%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.88%) JBoss
7 4 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Fuse
9 2 (0.94%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.94%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.47%) Drupal
10 1 (0.47%) Mailman
10 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Oracle AML
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) Maximo
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 60 (28.17%) AWS
2 40 (18.78%) Azure
3 17 (7.98%) Amazon S3
4 16 (7.51%) OpenShift
5 15 (7.04%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (6.10%) GitHub
7 12 (5.63%) GCP
8 11 (5.16%) PaaS
8 11 (5.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (4.69%) IaaS
10 9 (4.23%) Route 53
11 8 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (2.82%) Serverless
13 5 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (1.88%) Azure Functions
15 3 (1.41%) AWS CloudTrail
15 3 (1.41%) Office 365
16 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.74%) Firewall
2 23 (10.80%) DNS
3 11 (5.16%) SAN
4 9 (4.23%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.82%) Multicast
6 4 (1.88%) Junos
6 4 (1.88%) SMTP
6 4 (1.88%) VXLAN
7 3 (1.41%) Internet
7 3 (1.41%) SNMP
8 2 (0.94%) Broadband
8 2 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.94%) HTTP
8 2 (0.94%) IMAP
8 2 (0.94%) IPsec
8 2 (0.94%) VPN
9 1 (0.47%) LAN
9 1 (0.47%) SSH
9 1 (0.47%) SSL
9 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.43%) Oracle Database
2 24 (11.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (7.98%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.63%) MySQL
5 11 (5.16%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.29%) Oracle Exadata
7 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (2.35%) Big Data
9 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.88%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 62 (29.11%) Jenkins
2 51 (23.94%) Git (software)
3 30 (14.08%) JIRA
4 20 (9.39%) Subversion
5 17 (7.98%) Maven
6 15 (7.04%) Artifactory
7 14 (6.57%) Eclipse
8 13 (6.10%) Selenium
9 12 (5.63%) Ant
9 12 (5.63%) JUnit
9 12 (5.63%) Toad
10 10 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (3.76%) Bitbucket
12 7 (3.29%) GitLab
13 6 (2.82%) Hudson
13 6 (2.82%) SonarQube
14 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
15 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (17.84%) Finance
2 25 (11.74%) Banking
3 9 (4.23%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.41%) Marketing
6 2 (0.94%) Electronics
6 2 (0.94%) Games
6 2 (0.94%) Law
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (23.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (13.15%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (9.86%) Administrator
3 21 (9.86%) Developer
4 18 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (7.98%) Consultant
5 17 (7.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 16 (7.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (6.57%) Analyst
7 14 (6.57%) Platform Engineer
8 13 (6.10%) Automation Engineer
8 13 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.63%) Unix Engineer
10 11 (5.16%) Architect
10 11 (5.16%) DevOps Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.69%) DBA
12 9 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
12 9 (4.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.39%) Middleware
2 19 (8.92%) REST
2 19 (8.92%) Spring
3 12 (5.63%) JDBC
3 12 (5.63%) JSON
3 12 (5.63%) JSP
3 12 (5.63%) Struts
3 12 (5.63%) XML
4 11 (5.16%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (4.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 9 (4.23%) .NET
6 9 (4.23%) Hibernate
6 9 (4.23%) Web Services
7 8 (3.76%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (3.29%) LDAP
8 7 (3.29%) Spring Boot
9 6 (2.82%) Rendezvous
10 5 (2.35%) Kafka
11 4 (1.88%) RESTful
12 3 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.98%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.57%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (6.10%) Public Cloud
4 13 (6.10%) Replication
5 9 (4.23%) Private Cloud
6 7 (3.29%) Clustering
6 7 (3.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.82%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.41%) User Experience
10 2 (0.94%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.94%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.94%) PKI
10 2 (0.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 213 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (30.99%) Windows
3 52 (24.41%) CentOS
3 52 (24.41%) Unix
4 35 (16.43%) Windows Server
5 33 (15.49%) Ubuntu
6 17 (7.98%) Solaris
7 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.76%) Debian
9 7 (3.29%) Mac OS
9 7 (3.29%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (2.35%) SUSE
11 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (1.88%) AIX
12 4 (1.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.41%) VMS
14 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (36.15%) DevOps
2 54 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (15.96%) Configuration Management
4 30 (14.08%) ITIL
5 28 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (13.15%) Infrastructure as Code
6 26 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (10.33%) Migration
7 22 (10.33%) Test Automation
8 17 (7.98%) High Availability
9 15 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (6.57%) Open Source
10 14 (6.57%) Scrum
11 13 (6.10%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 13 (6.10%) Infrastructure Automation
12 12 (5.63%) Project Delivery
12 12 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (5.16%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 93 (43.66%) Python
2 63 (29.58%) Java
3 51 (23.94%) Bash Shell
4 49 (23.00%) SQL
5 46 (21.60%) Perl
6 34 (15.96%) PowerShell
7 27 (12.68%) Shell Script
8 22 (10.33%) PL/SQL
9 15 (7.04%) Groovy
10 10 (4.69%) C
10 10 (4.69%) Go
10 10 (4.69%) Ruby
11 7 (3.29%) C++
11 7 (3.29%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.88%) AWK
12 4 (1.88%) C#
12 4 (1.88%) PHP
12 4 (1.88%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.94%) Korn
13 2 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 53 (24.88%) Security Cleared
2 44 (20.66%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.76%) Degree
4 7 (3.29%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.35%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.94%) CISSP
8 2 (0.94%) MCTS
8 2 (0.94%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.94%) RHCE
8 2 (0.94%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.47%) GIAC
9 1 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.47%) OCA
9 1 (0.47%) OCP
9 1 (0.47%) SSCP
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) SLA
2 6 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.94%) NIST
6 1 (0.47%) COBIT
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.47%) PMO
6 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (24.41%) Docker
2 42 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.39%) Active Directory
4 14 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (6.10%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (3.76%) KVM
8 6 (2.82%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.82%) Squid
8 6 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (2.35%) vSphere
10 4 (1.88%) iptables
10 4 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (1.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.88%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.41%) NFS
11 3 (1.41%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.41%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 89 (41.78%) Ansible
2 53 (24.88%) Puppet
3 43 (20.19%) Terraform
4 40 (18.78%) Kubernetes
5 34 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.63%) Data Guard
7 11 (5.16%) Nagios
8 10 (4.69%) Grafana
8 10 (4.69%) Packer
8 10 (4.69%) Prometheus
9 9 (4.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 9 (4.23%) vCenter Server
10 8 (3.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (3.29%) Jamf Pro
11 7 (3.29%) logstash
11 7 (3.29%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (3.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (2.82%) CFEngine
12 6 (2.82%) Opsview
12 6 (2.82%) yum
Vendors
1 145 (68.08%) Red Hat
2 58 (27.23%) Oracle
3 50 (23.47%) VMware
4 37 (17.37%) Microsoft
5 24 (11.27%) Splunk
6 13 (6.10%) Cisco
7 11 (5.16%) IBM
7 11 (5.16%) Sybase
8 10 (4.69%) Citrix
8 10 (4.69%) Symantec
9 9 (4.23%) HP
10 8 (3.76%) Atlassian
10 8 (3.76%) SAP
10 8 (3.76%) TIBCO
11 7 (3.29%) Apple
11 7 (3.29%) Axway
11 7 (3.29%) Dell
11 7 (3.29%) SaltStack
11 7 (3.29%) Veritas
12 6 (2.82%) EMC