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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 33 67
Rank change year-on-year -8 +34  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 18 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.74% 3.94% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 13.79% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 3
Median daily rate £500 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £337 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

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 120 290 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.24% 28.54% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 173 136
Median daily rate £463 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.71% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £24.21 £32.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.52% +124.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £14.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (89.29%) Python
3 24 (85.71%) Bash Shell
4 23 (82.14%) SC Cleared
4 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
5 22 (78.57%) Git (software)
5 22 (78.57%) Unix
6 21 (75.00%) Java
6 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (75.00%) Debian
6 21 (75.00%) CentOS
6 21 (75.00%) Ubuntu
6 21 (75.00%) SSH
6 21 (75.00%) SELinux
6 21 (75.00%) DevOps
7 20 (71.43%) Hadoop
8 19 (67.86%) Prototyping
9 17 (60.71%) Ansible
10 16 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (57.14%) ICMP
10 16 (57.14%) HTTP
10 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
11 11 (39.29%) Open Source
12 6 (21.43%) Open Source Development
12 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
13 5 (17.86%) Big Data
14 3 (10.71%) Puppet
14 3 (10.71%) CGI
14 3 (10.71%) Perl
15 2 (7.14%) Apache

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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) SSH
2 16 (57.14%) HTTP
2 16 (57.14%) ICMP
2 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (78.57%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Python Developer
4 9 (32.14%) DevOps Consultant
4 9 (32.14%) Java Consultant
4 9 (32.14%) Java Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) CGI
2 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (78.57%) Unix
3 21 (75.00%) CentOS
3 21 (75.00%) Debian
3 21 (75.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) SUSE
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) DevOps
2 19 (67.86%) Prototyping
3 11 (39.29%) Open Source
4 6 (21.43%) Open Source Development
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Python
2 24 (85.71%) Bash Shell
3 21 (75.00%) Java
3 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) SC Cleared
1 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) RHCE
2 2 (7.14%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (75.00%) SELinux
2 17 (60.71%) Ansible
3 3 (10.71%) Puppet
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.57%) Axway
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Siebel
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas