Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 13 December 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 186 139
Rank change year-on-year -14 -47 -33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 131 234 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.02% 1.38% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.54% 6.48% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 150 183
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% +0.11%
10th Percentile £307 £325 £320
90th Percentile £645 £588 £548
England median daily rate £500 £514 £475
% change year-on-year -2.68% +8.16% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South East median hourly rate - - £41.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +56.25%

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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,887 3,613 3,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.55% 21.33% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,656 1,965 2,143
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £133 £155 £148
90th Percentile £560 £575 £550
England median daily rate £419 £426 £425
% change year-on-year -1.76% +0.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 306 297
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.87%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.17 £10.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £50.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. 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
Hampshire -20 59 £421 +5.31% 6
Thames Valley +15 47 £438 -1.69% 23
Buckinghamshire +32 23 £338 -16.15% 3
Surrey +30 23 £475 -13.64% 9
Berkshire -12 21 £475 +6.74% 16
Oxfordshire +28 3 £356 -35.23% 4
East Sussex - 1 £510 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 80 (61.07%) Red Hat
3 47 (35.88%) Windows
4 44 (33.59%) Ansible
5 40 (30.53%) Oracle
6 35 (26.72%) Security Cleared
7 34 (25.95%) Python
8 33 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (24.43%) Git (software)
10 31 (23.66%) DevOps
11 29 (22.14%) Docker
11 29 (22.14%) Azure
12 28 (21.37%) Windows Server
12 28 (21.37%) CentOS
12 28 (21.37%) SQL Server
13 27 (20.61%) Java
13 27 (20.61%) Hadoop
14 26 (19.85%) SQL
14 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
15 25 (19.08%) AWS
16 23 (17.56%) Unix
16 23 (17.56%) Big Data
16 23 (17.56%) Jenkins
17 22 (16.79%) Kafka
17 22 (16.79%) Configuration Management
18 21 (16.03%) Tomcat
18 21 (16.03%) Microsoft
18 21 (16.03%) Migration
18 21 (16.03%) Scrum
18 21 (16.03%) Kubernetes

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (16.03%) Tomcat
2 18 (13.74%) Apache Spark
3 13 (9.92%) Apache
4 10 (7.63%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.11%) nginx
6 7 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (5.34%) Jupyter
6 7 (5.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (5.34%) SAS
7 6 (4.58%) IIS
7 6 (4.58%) JBoss
7 6 (4.58%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (2.29%) GemFire
9 2 (1.53%) Confluence
9 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.29%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.76%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.14%) Azure
2 25 (19.08%) AWS
3 14 (10.69%) OpenShift
4 7 (5.34%) NuGet
4 7 (5.34%) SaaS
5 6 (4.58%) PaaS
6 5 (3.82%) IaaS
6 5 (3.82%) Serverless
7 4 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.05%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.05%) GitHub
8 3 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (2.29%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.29%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.53%) GCP
10 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.69%) Firewall
2 12 (9.16%) DNS
3 11 (8.40%) SAN
4 6 (4.58%) Internet
5 5 (3.82%) NAS
5 5 (3.82%) VPN
5 5 (3.82%) WAN
6 4 (3.05%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.29%) DSL
7 3 (2.29%) LAN
7 3 (2.29%) MPLS
7 3 (2.29%) Network Security
7 3 (2.29%) PuTTY
7 3 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.29%) WinSCP
8 2 (1.53%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.53%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.53%) SMTP
8 2 (1.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (20.61%) Hadoop
3 23 (17.56%) Big Data
4 19 (14.50%) Oracle Database
5 11 (8.40%) Apache Hive
5 11 (8.40%) Impala
6 10 (7.63%) HBase
7 9 (6.87%) Data Lake
8 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.34%) Apache Zeppelin
9 7 (5.34%) MySQL
9 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (5.34%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (4.58%) Cloudera CDH
11 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.82%) Sqoop
12 4 (3.05%) MariaDB
12 4 (3.05%) Oracle OWB
12 4 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (24.43%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.56%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.45%) Subversion
4 12 (9.16%) Maven
5 9 (6.87%) SonarQube
6 8 (6.11%) FindBugs
6 8 (6.11%) Log4j
6 8 (6.11%) Mercurial
6 8 (6.11%) Selenium
6 8 (6.11%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.34%) MSBuild
7 7 (5.34%) MSTest
7 7 (5.34%) Ranorex
7 7 (5.34%) TeamCity
7 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (4.58%) ClearCase
8 6 (4.58%) ClearQuest
8 6 (4.58%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (3.05%) HP UFT
9 4 (3.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (8.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.29%) Games
4 2 (1.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (18.32%) Architect
2 19 (14.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Administrator
4 16 (12.21%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.58%) Installations Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Oracle Architect
9 5 (3.82%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.79%) Kafka
2 14 (10.69%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (8.40%) .NET
3 11 (8.40%) Spring
4 9 (6.87%) Apache NiFi
4 9 (6.87%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (5.34%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.34%) Middleware
5 7 (5.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 6 (4.58%) Web Services
7 4 (3.05%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (2.29%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.29%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.29%) Apache Camel
8 3 (2.29%) LDAP
8 3 (2.29%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (2.29%) WireMock
9 2 (1.53%) JMS
9 2 (1.53%) JSON
9 2 (1.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) Replication
2 9 (6.87%) Clustering
3 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.34%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.29%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.29%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.53%) CMDB
6 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (35.88%) Windows
3 28 (21.37%) CentOS
3 28 (21.37%) Windows Server
4 23 (17.56%) Unix
5 16 (12.21%) AIX
6 11 (8.40%) Ubuntu
7 8 (6.11%) Debian
8 7 (5.34%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.29%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.76%) Solaris
12 1 (0.76%) VMS
12 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.66%) DevOps
3 22 (16.79%) Configuration Management
4 21 (16.03%) Migration
4 21 (16.03%) Scrum
5 20 (15.27%) Test Automation
6 17 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.21%) ITIL
7 16 (12.21%) Project Delivery
8 14 (10.69%) Mentoring
9 12 (9.16%) Data Transformation
9 12 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Automation
11 10 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (7.63%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.87%) Analytics
12 9 (6.87%) Open Source
13 8 (6.11%) High Availability
13 8 (6.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.95%) Python
2 27 (20.61%) Java
3 26 (19.85%) SQL
4 16 (12.21%) Bash Shell
5 13 (9.92%) PowerShell
6 11 (8.40%) Ruby
7 10 (7.63%) C++
8 9 (6.87%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.11%) C#
10 4 (3.05%) Groovy
10 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.29%) C
11 3 (2.29%) F#
11 3 (2.29%) Perl
11 3 (2.29%) PHP
12 2 (1.53%) Scala
13 1 (0.76%) Go
13 1 (0.76%) Java 8
13 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.76%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 35 (26.72%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) Degree
4 4 (3.05%) RHCE
5 3 (2.29%) ISEB
5 3 (2.29%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.29%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (22.14%) Docker
2 17 (12.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.87%) HDFS
5 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (5.34%) LXC
6 7 (5.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (5.34%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (4.58%) NFS
7 6 (4.58%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (4.58%) vSphere
8 4 (3.05%) Apache Flume
8 4 (3.05%) OCFS2
8 4 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (2.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.53%) KVM
10 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.53%) XenApp
11 1 (0.76%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 44 (33.59%) Ansible
2 21 (16.03%) Kubernetes
3 18 (13.74%) Puppet
4 13 (9.92%) Terraform
5 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (6.11%) logstash
7 7 (5.34%) Oozie
8 6 (4.58%) Data Guard
8 6 (4.58%) NetBackup
9 5 (3.82%) Kibana
9 5 (3.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (3.82%) WSUS
9 5 (3.82%) ZABBIX
10 4 (3.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (3.05%) vCenter Server
11 3 (2.29%) HAProxy
11 3 (2.29%) HP ALM
11 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 80 (61.07%) Red Hat
2 40 (30.53%) Oracle
3 21 (16.03%) Microsoft
4 18 (13.74%) VMware
5 17 (12.98%) Cloudera
6 14 (10.69%) IBM
7 13 (9.92%) HP
7 13 (9.92%) Veritas
8 12 (9.16%) Hortonworks
9 7 (5.34%) StreamSets
10 5 (3.82%) Juniper
11 4 (3.05%) Cisco
11 4 (3.05%) Citrix
11 4 (3.05%) McAfee
11 4 (3.05%) Software AG
11 4 (3.05%) webMethods
12 3 (2.29%) NetApp
12 3 (2.29%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.53%) SaltStack
13 2 (1.53%) Splunk