Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 17 November 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 > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 197 150
Rank change year-on-year +22 -47 +12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 74 79 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.91% 0.80% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.56% 4.89% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 44
Midlands median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £263 £319 £261
90th Percentile £563 £585 £483
England median daily rate £473 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +87.50% -42.86% -35.19%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1623 1617 1506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.87% 16.42% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 889 663
Midlands median daily rate £350 £395 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +16.18% +4.62%
10th Percentile £161 £165 £157
90th Percentile £539 £525 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 171 230
Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -4.55%
10th Percentile £10.42 £10.00 £10.05
90th Percentile £33.84 £36.50 £20.03
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +34 52 £460 +10.84% 4
East Midlands -14 22 £325 -18.75% 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (82.43%) Red Hat
3 39 (52.70%) Oracle
4 33 (44.59%) Puppet
5 31 (41.89%) DevOps
6 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
7 26 (35.14%) Unix
8 25 (33.78%) Windows
9 24 (32.43%) Shell Script
9 24 (32.43%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (31.08%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (31.08%) Jenkins
11 22 (29.73%) Configuration Management
11 22 (29.73%) Solaris
12 21 (28.38%) Python
13 19 (25.68%) SOA
13 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (25.68%) Subversion
13 19 (25.68%) Oracle Database
13 19 (25.68%) Confluence
13 19 (25.68%) SC Cleared
13 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
13 19 (25.68%) JIRA
14 18 (24.32%) Perl
15 16 (21.62%) SQL
15 16 (21.62%) AIX
15 16 (21.62%) SAN
15 16 (21.62%) Maven
15 16 (21.62%) TDD
15 16 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 19 (25.68%) Confluence
2 16 (21.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.35%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (1.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.43%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (31.08%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.11%) GitHub
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.05%) Boomi
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) SAN
2 4 (5.41%) Firewall
3 3 (4.05%) LDAP
4 2 (2.70%) DNS
4 2 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.35%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.16%) DB2
2 9 (12.16%) RDBMS
2 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) OLAP
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 23 (31.08%) Jenkins
3 19 (25.68%) JIRA
3 19 (25.68%) Subversion
4 16 (21.62%) Maven
4 16 (21.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (5.41%) GitLab
6 3 (4.05%) git-flow
7 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Unix Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) AIX Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Solaris Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Unix Scripting Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.76%) Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Data Centre Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) Middleware
2 3 (4.05%) JSON
2 3 (4.05%) REST
2 3 (4.05%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) XSD
2 3 (4.05%) XSL
3 2 (2.70%) J2EE
3 2 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) DHTML
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) MDX
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Clustering
2 9 (12.16%) Derivative
2 9 (12.16%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (35.14%) Unix
3 25 (33.78%) Windows
4 22 (29.73%) Solaris
5 16 (21.62%) AIX
6 15 (20.27%) SUSE
7 10 (13.51%) CentOS
7 10 (13.51%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
9 3 (4.05%) HPUX
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) DevOps
2 22 (29.73%) Configuration Management
3 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) SOA
4 16 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (21.62%) Kanban
4 16 (21.62%) Scrum
4 16 (21.62%) SDLC
4 16 (21.62%) Server Virtualisation
4 16 (21.62%) TDD
4 16 (21.62%) Test Automation
5 14 (18.92%) Open Source
6 13 (17.57%) ITIL
6 13 (17.57%) Service Delivery
7 11 (14.86%) Service Management
8 9 (12.16%) Performance Metrics
8 9 (12.16%) Task Automation
9 8 (10.81%) Case Management
10 6 (8.11%) High Availability
10 6 (8.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) Shell Script
2 21 (28.38%) Python
3 18 (24.32%) Perl
4 16 (21.62%) SQL
5 12 (16.22%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.41%) Java
6 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Ruby
7 3 (4.05%) XPath
7 3 (4.05%) XQuery
8 2 (2.70%) Korn
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) SC Cleared
1 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) RHCE
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.70%) MCSE
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.41%) Docker
2 4 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) KVM
4 2 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (44.59%) Puppet
2 14 (18.92%) ZABBIX
3 11 (14.86%) BladeLogic
3 11 (14.86%) NetBackup
4 10 (13.51%) Ansible
5 9 (12.16%) Data Guard
6 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.35%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.35%) Rundeck
8 1 (1.35%) SCCM
8 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (82.43%) Red Hat
2 39 (52.70%) Oracle
3 10 (13.51%) VMware
4 7 (9.46%) Dell
5 6 (8.11%) NetApp
5 6 (8.11%) Sun
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco
7 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.05%) Citrix
7 3 (4.05%) Veritas
8 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.35%) F5
8 1 (1.35%) HP
8 1 (1.35%) IBM
8 1 (1.35%) Informatica
8 1 (1.35%) Juniper
8 1 (1.35%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.35%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.35%) PlateSpin