Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 268 255 240
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 266 131 479
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.90% 0.81% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.38% 4.64% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 88 334
10th Percentile £368 £347 £425
25th Percentile £450 £424 £470
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £600 £565 £675
90th Percentile £650 £675 £757
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £60.75 £35.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate £61.50 £35.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year +73.24% +1.43% -
75th Percentile £62.25 £35.75 £37.50
90th Percentile " " "
England median hourly rate £61.50 £50.75 £40.84
% change year-on-year +21.18% +24.28% +115.09%

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 4,167 2,822 7,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.04% 17.38% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,935 2,026 5,264
10th Percentile £290 £216 £177
25th Percentile £413 £368 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £485 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £588
90th Percentile £700 £661 £656
England median daily rate £470 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 186
10th Percentile £14.88 £14.44 £12.88
25th Percentile £16.25 £18.93 £16.08
Median hourly rate £24.35 £26.84 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year -9.27% +28.32% +10.08%
75th Percentile £59.03 £47.83 £29.44
90th Percentile £65.75 £53.75 £51.15
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.90% +2.14% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -2 30 £500 - 17
East London +4 4 £335 -10.67% 1
South London +16 1 £475 -9.52% 1
West London 0 1 £500 +16.28%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 266 (100.00%) Linux
2 184 (69.17%) Red Hat
3 112 (42.11%) Windows
4 100 (37.59%) Python
5 90 (33.83%) Ansible
6 85 (31.95%) VMware
7 75 (28.20%) Firewall
8 74 (27.82%) DevOps
9 71 (26.69%) SQL
10 70 (26.32%) AWS
11 66 (24.81%) Azure
12 54 (20.30%) Terraform
13 53 (19.92%) Bash Shell
13 53 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 52 (19.55%) Puppet
14 52 (19.55%) Oracle
15 50 (18.80%) PowerShell
16 48 (18.05%) Unix
16 48 (18.05%) Microsoft
17 45 (16.92%) Change Management
17 45 (16.92%) Finance
17 45 (16.92%) Windows Server
18 44 (16.54%) High Availability
19 43 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
20 42 (15.79%) Solaris
21 41 (15.41%) Jenkins
22 40 (15.04%) Git (software)
22 40 (15.04%) Active Directory
22 40 (15.04%) Configuration Management
23 37 (13.91%) Capacity 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 17 (6.39%) Confluence
2 14 (5.26%) Apache
3 10 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.38%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.01%) nginx
6 6 (2.26%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.26%) IIS
7 5 (1.88%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.50%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.50%) JBoss
8 4 (1.50%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.50%) MTS
8 4 (1.50%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.13%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (8.27%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.88%) Eikon
2 5 (1.88%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 3 (1.13%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 70 (26.32%) AWS
2 66 (24.81%) Azure
3 25 (9.40%) IaaS
4 20 (7.52%) GCP
4 20 (7.52%) GitHub
5 18 (6.77%) PaaS
6 14 (5.26%) Serverless
7 13 (4.89%) Microsoft 365
7 13 (4.89%) SaaS
8 12 (4.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (3.76%) Amazon S3
9 10 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (3.38%) OpenShift
11 7 (2.63%) Apigee
12 6 (2.26%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (2.26%) Azure Functions
12 6 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (28.20%) Firewall
2 33 (12.41%) Multicast
3 20 (7.52%) SAN
4 17 (6.39%) DNS
5 15 (5.64%) VPN
6 14 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 14 (5.26%) Wireshark
7 12 (4.51%) NAS
8 11 (4.14%) tcpdump
9 8 (3.01%) DHCP
10 6 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.88%) HTTP
11 5 (1.88%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.50%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.50%) SMTP
12 4 (1.50%) SSH
12 4 (1.50%) SSL
12 4 (1.50%) WAN
12 4 (1.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.02%) Oracle Database
2 23 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.52%) MySQL
3 20 (7.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (4.51%) Data Lake
5 11 (4.14%) Big Data
5 11 (4.14%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.01%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2019
10 5 (1.88%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2017
10 5 (1.88%) Sybase ASE
11 4 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 41 (15.41%) Jenkins
2 40 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 31 (11.65%) JIRA
4 28 (10.53%) GitLab
5 16 (6.02%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (3.38%) Maven
7 8 (3.01%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.26%) Artifactory
8 6 (2.26%) CircleCI
8 6 (2.26%) Subversion
9 5 (1.88%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.50%) Gradle
11 3 (1.13%) Serena SBM
12 2 (0.75%) Ant
12 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.75%) Emacs
12 2 (0.75%) GDB
12 2 (0.75%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.38%) Liquibase
13 1 (0.38%) Travis CI
General
1 45 (16.92%) Finance
2 37 (13.91%) Social Skills
3 35 (13.16%) Banking
4 20 (7.52%) Front Office
5 13 (4.89%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.63%) Influencing Skills
7 7 (2.63%) Prime Brokerage
8 6 (2.26%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.88%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (1.88%) Law
10 4 (1.50%) Back Office
11 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Electronics
12 1 (0.38%) International Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (14.29%) Administrator
1 38 (14.29%) Architect
2 34 (12.78%) Linux Engineer
3 32 (12.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (9.77%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (9.02%) Linux Administrator
6 22 (8.27%) Applications Support
6 22 (8.27%) Infrastructure Support
7 19 (7.14%) Electronic Trading Support
7 19 (7.14%) Linux Scripter
7 19 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 17 (6.39%) Firewall Support
8 17 (6.39%) Linux Support
9 14 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 14 (5.26%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.14%) DBA
10 11 (4.14%) Service Operations Specialist
11 10 (3.76%) Analyst
11 10 (3.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.02%) Rendezvous
2 17 (6.39%) Web Services
3 14 (5.26%) .NET
3 14 (5.26%) LDAP
4 13 (4.89%) Node.js
5 12 (4.51%) Kafka
6 11 (4.14%) YAML
7 9 (3.38%) LAMP
7 9 (3.38%) Middleware
8 8 (3.01%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (3.01%) Software Packaging
9 7 (2.63%) JSON
9 7 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 7 (2.63%) REST
10 6 (2.26%) OAuth
10 6 (2.26%) SOAP
11 5 (1.88%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (1.50%) OAuth2
12 4 (1.50%) Spring
12 4 (1.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.65%) Clustering
2 22 (8.27%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.39%) Cloud Native
3 17 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.38%) Replication
6 8 (3.01%) Equities
6 8 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.88%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.88%) PKI
9 4 (1.50%) Eurex
9 4 (1.50%) Legacy Applications
9 4 (1.50%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.50%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (1.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 266 (100.00%) Linux
2 112 (42.11%) Windows
3 48 (18.05%) Unix
4 45 (16.92%) Windows Server
5 42 (15.79%) Solaris
6 34 (12.78%) CentOS
7 19 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 17 (6.39%) AIX
9 14 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 10 (3.76%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (3.38%) HPUX
11 9 (3.38%) Windows Server 2019
12 8 (3.01%) Windows 10
12 8 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (2.26%) Debian
14 5 (1.88%) Android
14 5 (1.88%) CoreOS
14 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.82%) DevOps
2 45 (16.92%) Change Management
3 44 (16.54%) High Availability
4 43 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (15.04%) Configuration Management
6 37 (13.91%) Capacity Management
7 35 (13.16%) Project Management
8 33 (12.41%) Electronic Trading
8 33 (12.41%) Low Latency
9 28 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
10 27 (10.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 27 (10.15%) Migration
11 26 (9.77%) ITIL
12 24 (9.02%) Algorithmic Trading
13 22 (8.27%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
15 19 (7.14%) Microservices
16 18 (6.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 15 (5.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 100 (37.59%) Python
2 71 (26.69%) SQL
3 53 (19.92%) Bash Shell
4 50 (18.80%) PowerShell
5 32 (12.03%) Java
6 30 (11.28%) Perl
7 18 (6.77%) JavaScript
8 17 (6.39%) Shell Script
9 13 (4.89%) PHP
9 13 (4.89%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.51%) Ruby
11 11 (4.14%) C#
12 10 (3.76%) C
12 10 (3.76%) Go
12 10 (3.76%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.26%) Rust
14 4 (1.50%) Korn
15 3 (1.13%) AWK
15 3 (1.13%) Groovy
16 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.89%) Degree
4 7 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.63%) MCP
5 5 (1.88%) RHCE
6 4 (1.50%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.50%) MCSE
6 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.13%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.13%) MCSA
7 3 (1.13%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.75%) OCP
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.75%) RHCA
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.38%) MCITP
9 1 (0.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) GDPR
1 4 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.38%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.38%) NCSC
3 1 (0.38%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) SEPA
System Software
1 53 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (15.04%) Active Directory
3 30 (11.28%) Docker
4 17 (6.39%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (4.51%) vSphere
6 9 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (3.01%) iptables
8 5 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.50%) NFS
9 4 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.13%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.75%) LXC
11 2 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.75%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.75%) XenApp
12 1 (0.38%) Ceph
12 1 (0.38%) GPFS
12 1 (0.38%) KVM
12 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 90 (33.83%) Ansible
2 54 (20.30%) Terraform
3 52 (19.55%) Puppet
4 35 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (12.78%) Kubernetes
6 19 (7.14%) Packer
7 16 (6.02%) Salt
8 11 (4.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (3.76%) vRealize
10 8 (3.01%) Control-M
10 8 (3.01%) Data Guard
10 8 (3.01%) ITRS Geneos
10 8 (3.01%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (2.26%) Grafana
11 6 (2.26%) SCCM
12 5 (1.88%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (1.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 4 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 184 (69.17%) Red Hat
2 85 (31.95%) VMware
3 52 (19.55%) Oracle
4 48 (18.05%) Microsoft
5 32 (12.03%) Cisco
6 24 (9.02%) ION Trading
6 24 (9.02%) SaltStack
6 24 (9.02%) TIBCO
7 22 (8.27%) EMC
8 21 (7.89%) Citrix
9 20 (7.52%) HP
10 17 (6.39%) Veritas
11 14 (5.26%) IBM
12 12 (4.51%) Remedy
12 12 (4.51%) Symantec
13 11 (4.14%) NetApp
13 11 (4.14%) Splunk
14 10 (3.76%) Dell
14 10 (3.76%) Murex
15 9 (3.38%) Bloomberg