Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 146 103
Rank change year-on-year -47 -43 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 210 281 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.32% 1.70% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.99% 7.41% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 170 214
South East median daily rate £445 £432 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -0.80% +3.57%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £356
90th Percentile £588 £576 £550
England median daily rate £518 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +8.95% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
South East median hourly rate - £41.25 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.33% +338.10%
England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year +12.00% +18.11% +9.48%

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 3,507 3,794 3,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.08% 22.99% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,938 2,128 1,949
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £156 £143 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 271 272
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +8.19% -19.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.76
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £47.71
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.40% +5.64% -

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -30 106 £400 - 13
Thames Valley -6 60 £450 - 18
Berkshire -13 48 £450 +5.88% 17
Surrey -39 28 £550 +12.82% 11
West Sussex -6 13 £445 -22.61% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £405 +35.00%
Kent +22 6 £550 +61.76%
Oxfordshire +29 5 £550 -13.39% 1
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Linux
2 155 (73.81%) Red Hat
3 94 (44.76%) Puppet
4 78 (37.14%) Windows
5 72 (34.29%) Ansible
6 71 (33.81%) Unix
7 61 (29.05%) Configuration Management
8 60 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 57 (27.14%) CentOS
10 53 (25.24%) Apache
11 51 (24.29%) DevOps
12 50 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
12 50 (23.81%) VMware
13 49 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
14 48 (22.86%) Jenkins
15 47 (22.38%) Git (software)
16 46 (21.90%) ITIL
17 43 (20.48%) JBoss
18 41 (19.52%) Oracle
19 40 (19.05%) Java
20 38 (18.10%) Firewall
21 37 (17.62%) Finance
21 37 (17.62%) Python
21 37 (17.62%) Security Cleared
21 37 (17.62%) Bash Shell
22 36 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
23 35 (16.67%) Shell Script
24 33 (15.71%) Perl
24 33 (15.71%) Data Centre
25 32 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure

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 53 (25.24%) Apache
2 43 (20.48%) JBoss
3 21 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.29%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.81%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.33%) Confluence
7 6 (2.86%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.38%) nginx
9 4 (1.90%) IIS
10 3 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.43%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.95%) CMS
11 2 (0.95%) Drupal
11 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.95%) WordPress
12 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.95%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (10.95%) IaaS
4 22 (10.48%) PaaS
5 13 (6.19%) SaaS
6 9 (4.29%) Apigee
7 8 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.86%) OpenShift
9 5 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.90%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.90%) GitHub
10 4 (1.90%) Serverless
11 3 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.43%) Datadog
11 3 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.95%) Office 365
12 2 (0.95%) Route 53
12 2 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.10%) Firewall
2 26 (12.38%) DNS
3 23 (10.95%) TCP/IP
4 22 (10.48%) iSCSI
5 18 (8.57%) SAN
6 15 (7.14%) SSL
7 11 (5.24%) Internet
7 11 (5.24%) NetScaler
8 9 (4.29%) Skype
8 9 (4.29%) VPN
9 7 (3.33%) LAN
9 7 (3.33%) Network Security
10 6 (2.86%) DHCP
10 6 (2.86%) NAS
11 5 (2.38%) WAN
12 4 (1.90%) DMZ
13 3 (1.43%) BGP
13 3 (1.43%) MPLS
13 3 (1.43%) OSPF
13 3 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.10%) Oracle Database
3 15 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.19%) Big Data
5 12 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
7 9 (4.29%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.81%) MySQL
8 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.33%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.33%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.86%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.43%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.48%) DB2
14 1 (0.48%) NuoDB
14 1 (0.48%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 48 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 47 (22.38%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.19%) JIRA
3 13 (6.19%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.90%) Artifactory
4 4 (1.90%) Maven
4 4 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.95%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.95%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (0.95%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.95%) Subversion
5 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.95%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.48%) Ant
6 1 (0.48%) Bower
6 1 (0.48%) Gradle
6 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.48%) Selenium
6 1 (0.48%) Spinnaker
General
1 37 (17.62%) Finance
2 9 (4.29%) Legal
2 9 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.90%) Spanish Language
4 3 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) French Language
6 1 (0.48%) German Language
6 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (19.52%) Linux Engineer
2 33 (15.71%) Architect
3 26 (12.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (10.95%) Middleware Engineer
5 14 (6.67%) Administrator
6 13 (6.19%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (5.71%) Developer
7 12 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (4.29%) Analyst
9 9 (4.29%) Consultant
9 9 (4.29%) DBA
9 9 (4.29%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.81%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (3.33%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.24%) Middleware
2 17 (8.10%) Web Services
3 13 (6.19%) LDAP
3 13 (6.19%) Node.js
4 12 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 12 (5.71%) HTML
5 11 (5.24%) Elastic Stack
5 11 (5.24%) jQuery
5 11 (5.24%) SOAP
6 10 (4.76%) JSON
7 9 (4.29%) HTML5
7 9 (4.29%) Natural Language Processing
7 9 (4.29%) React
7 9 (4.29%) RESTful
7 9 (4.29%) SignalR
7 9 (4.29%) WebSockets
7 9 (4.29%) XML
8 6 (2.86%) Kafka
9 4 (1.90%) LAMP
9 4 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (5.24%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (5.24%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.76%) CMDB
6 9 (4.29%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.86%) iSeries
7 6 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.38%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (2.38%) EMC VNX
8 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.38%) PKI
8 5 (2.38%) Replication
9 4 (1.90%) AS400
9 4 (1.90%) DataPower
9 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.95%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 210 (100.00%) Linux
2 78 (37.14%) Windows
3 71 (33.81%) Unix
4 57 (27.14%) CentOS
5 26 (12.38%) Windows Server
6 17 (8.10%) AIX
7 13 (6.19%) SUSE
8 11 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (4.76%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.81%) Solaris
10 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.90%) Debian
11 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.90%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.43%) HPUX
13 2 (0.95%) Fedora
13 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.48%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.05%) Configuration Management
2 51 (24.29%) DevOps
3 49 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
4 46 (21.90%) ITIL
5 32 (15.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (14.76%) Capacity Management
7 29 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 24 (11.43%) Migration
9 24 (11.43%) Problem Management
10 23 (10.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (10.00%) Change Management
11 21 (10.00%) Service Management
12 18 (8.57%) Analytics
12 18 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (8.10%) Business Continuity
14 15 (7.14%) Security Hardening
14 15 (7.14%) Stress Testing
15 13 (6.19%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (6.19%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.05%) Java
2 37 (17.62%) Bash Shell
2 37 (17.62%) Python
3 35 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 33 (15.71%) Perl
5 29 (13.81%) SQL
6 26 (12.38%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 11 (5.24%) PHP
9 9 (4.29%) R
9 9 (4.29%) Ruby
10 4 (1.90%) Groovy
11 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.24%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.24%) Degree
4 8 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.90%) RHCE
6 3 (1.43%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.95%) MCSE
7 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.95%) PMP
8 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.48%) MCITP
8 1 (0.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.43%) SLA
3 2 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (13.81%) Docker
2 28 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (11.90%) Active Directory
4 23 (10.95%) NFS
5 20 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (5.24%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (3.81%) XenApp
8 7 (3.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.33%) KVM
9 4 (1.90%) iptables
10 3 (1.43%) vSphere
11 2 (0.95%) Btrfs
11 2 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.95%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.48%) Firmware
12 1 (0.48%) vCloud
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 94 (44.76%) Puppet
2 72 (34.29%) Ansible
3 50 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (10.48%) Packer
5 21 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 21 (10.00%) SELinux
6 20 (9.52%) Terraform
7 13 (6.19%) Kubernetes
8 10 (4.76%) Data Guard
9 9 (4.29%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.38%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.43%) Consul
11 3 (1.43%) Nagios
11 3 (1.43%) Nessus
11 3 (1.43%) Salt
11 3 (1.43%) SCCM
11 3 (1.43%) yum
12 2 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.95%) Grafana
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 155 (73.81%) Red Hat
2 60 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 50 (23.81%) VMware
4 41 (19.52%) Oracle
5 24 (11.43%) Citrix
6 19 (9.05%) ServiceNow
7 18 (8.57%) IBM
8 15 (7.14%) CA
9 13 (6.19%) Cisco
9 13 (6.19%) Dell
10 11 (5.24%) McAfee
11 9 (4.29%) EMC
11 9 (4.29%) Google
11 9 (4.29%) HP
11 9 (4.29%) Isilon
11 9 (4.29%) SAP
12 7 (3.33%) Sybase
13 6 (2.86%) Splunk
14 5 (2.38%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.38%) Thales