The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 58 57
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 11 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.92% 1.41% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 8.45% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
Median daily rate £368 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.33% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 99 142 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.25% 16.63% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 86 107
Median daily rate £365 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £230 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £43.28 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Reading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (84.38%) Python
3 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
3 23 (71.88%) Bash Shell
4 22 (68.75%) DevOps
5 21 (65.63%) Debian
6 20 (62.50%) Java
7 17 (53.13%) Unix
7 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
7 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
7 17 (53.13%) CentOS
8 16 (50.00%) Hadoop
8 16 (50.00%) Ubuntu
8 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (46.88%) SSH
9 15 (46.88%) SELinux
9 15 (46.88%) Ansible
10 13 (40.63%) Prototyping
11 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
11 12 (37.50%) ICMP
11 12 (37.50%) HTTP
11 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
12 11 (34.38%) Puppet
12 11 (34.38%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (25.00%) Open Source
14 7 (21.88%) Windows
14 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (18.75%) Web Services
15 6 (18.75%) Big Data
15 6 (18.75%) Open Source Development

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) SSH
2 12 (37.50%) HTTP
2 12 (37.50%) ICMP
2 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) Skype
4 1 (3.13%) 2G
4 1 (3.13%) 3G
4 1 (3.13%) 4G
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (18.75%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.13%) HBase
4 1 (3.13%) Impala
4 1 (3.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Ant
2 5 (15.63%) Maven
2 5 (15.63%) MSBuild
2 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) GitLab
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
1 14 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) DevOps Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) DevOps Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Java Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Java Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Open Source Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Python Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Hadoop Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) RESTful
3 3 (9.38%) CGI
4 2 (6.25%) OAuth
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.13%) XHTML
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (65.63%) Debian
3 17 (53.13%) CentOS
3 17 (53.13%) Unix
4 16 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.25%) AIX
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) DevOps
2 13 (40.63%) Prototyping
3 8 (25.00%) Open Source
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Open Source Development
6 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.13%) Change Control
8 1 (3.13%) Code Coverage
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) MapReduce
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Python
2 23 (71.88%) Bash Shell
3 20 (62.50%) Java
4 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) RHCE
2 2 (6.25%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
1 1 (3.13%) HDFS
1 1 (3.13%) vCloud
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) Ansible
1 15 (46.88%) SELinux
2 11 (34.38%) Puppet
3 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (6.25%) Nagios
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.13%) Ambari
6 1 (3.13%) CloudForms
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.13%) Oozie
6 1 (3.13%) Terraform
6 1 (3.13%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Axway
6 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Informatica
6 1 (3.13%) MapR
6 1 (3.13%) Siebel