Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 241 163
Rank change year-on-year +69 -78 -49
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 100 146 254
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 0.93% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.01% 4.26% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 111 162
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £326 £300 £325
90th Percentile £653 £575 £588
England median daily rate £500 £515 £475
% change year-on-year -2.91% +8.42% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £49.50
England median hourly rate £75.00 £40.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +87.50% -13.98% +69.09%

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 1,995 3,424 3,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.04% 21.79% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,159 2,024 2,087
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +1.91%
10th Percentile £126 £158 £146
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 287 283
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.10 £50.25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.33
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +2.67%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +29 43 £469 +17.19% 4
Thames Valley +24 37 £475 +8.57% 18
Buckinghamshire +28 19 £475 +150.00%
Surrey +76 18 £475 +5.56% 3
Berkshire +4 16 £475 +8.57% 12
Oxfordshire +21 2 - - 6
Kent +17 1 £390 -13.33% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £450 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (65.00%) Red Hat
3 52 (52.00%) Ansible
4 49 (49.00%) Python
5 39 (39.00%) Git (software)
6 35 (35.00%) Security Cleared
7 34 (34.00%) Windows
8 32 (32.00%) Oracle
9 31 (31.00%) SC Cleared
10 30 (30.00%) Docker
11 29 (29.00%) Tomcat
12 27 (27.00%) Java
12 27 (27.00%) Unix
12 27 (27.00%) DevOps
13 25 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 23 (23.00%) Test Automation
14 23 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (22.00%) Ubuntu
15 22 (22.00%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (21.00%) Configuration Management
17 20 (20.00%) VMware
17 20 (20.00%) Bash Shell
18 18 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
18 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
18 18 (18.00%) Perl
19 17 (17.00%) SQL
19 17 (17.00%) PowerShell
20 16 (16.00%) CentOS
20 16 (16.00%) Shell Script

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 29 (29.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.00%) JBoss
3 7 (7.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.00%) nginx
5 5 (5.00%) Apache
5 5 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 5 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (5.00%) GemFire
5 5 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.00%) Confluence
7 2 (2.00%) Apache Geronimo
7 2 (2.00%) Apache TomEE
7 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.00%) IIS
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.00%) AWS
1 14 (14.00%) Azure
2 7 (7.00%) GitHub
2 7 (7.00%) OpenShift
3 6 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
4 5 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.00%) IaaS
6 2 (2.00%) PaaS
6 2 (2.00%) SaaS
7 1 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.00%) Office 365
7 1 (1.00%) Serverless
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) Firewall
2 10 (10.00%) DNS
2 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.00%) DHCP
4 6 (6.00%) HTTP
4 6 (6.00%) SSH
5 5 (5.00%) DSL
5 5 (5.00%) SSL
6 4 (4.00%) BGP
6 4 (4.00%) Internet
6 4 (4.00%) Junos
6 4 (4.00%) SNMP
6 4 (4.00%) VXLAN
7 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.00%) SAN
7 2 (2.00%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.00%) VLAN
8 1 (1.00%) NAS
8 1 (1.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.00%) MySQL
3 9 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.00%) DB2
4 6 (6.00%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (5.00%) Big Data
5 5 (5.00%) Cloudera CDH
5 5 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.00%) MariaDB
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.00%) Informix
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (39.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.00%) Subversion
4 14 (14.00%) JIRA
5 12 (12.00%) Selenium
5 12 (12.00%) SonarQube
6 11 (11.00%) FindBugs
6 11 (11.00%) Log4j
6 11 (11.00%) Maven
6 11 (11.00%) Mercurial
7 8 (8.00%) Eclipse
8 7 (7.00%) Ant
9 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.00%) Liquibase
9 5 (5.00%) Protractor
9 5 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (4.00%) JUnit
11 3 (3.00%) ClearCase
11 3 (3.00%) ClearQuest
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (8.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.00%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (15.00%) Developer
3 11 (11.00%) Architect
4 10 (10.00%) Administrator
4 10 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (7.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) IT Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
10 4 (4.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.00%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (12.00%) Spring
3 10 (10.00%) Middleware
4 9 (9.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (8.00%) LDAP
5 8 (8.00%) Web Services
6 7 (7.00%) HTML
6 7 (7.00%) SOAP
7 6 (6.00%) JSP
7 6 (6.00%) RESTful
7 6 (6.00%) SailPoint
7 6 (6.00%) Servlets
7 6 (6.00%) XML
8 5 (5.00%) Kafka
8 5 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (5.00%) WireMock
9 4 (4.00%) Electron Framework
9 4 (4.00%) Node.js
9 4 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.00%) Replication
5 4 (4.00%) Clustering
5 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (34.00%) Windows
3 27 (27.00%) Unix
4 22 (22.00%) Ubuntu
5 16 (16.00%) CentOS
6 13 (13.00%) AIX
7 12 (12.00%) Windows Server
8 11 (11.00%) Debian
9 8 (8.00%) Windows 10
10 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (6.00%) VMS
12 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (3.00%) SUSE
14 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
14 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
15 1 (1.00%) HPUX
15 1 (1.00%) Solaris
15 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) DevOps
2 23 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.00%) Test Automation
3 21 (21.00%) Configuration Management
4 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (15.00%) ITIL
6 13 (13.00%) Migration
7 11 (11.00%) Scrum
7 11 (11.00%) System Testing
8 9 (9.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.00%) Open Source
9 8 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (7.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 6 (6.00%) Project Delivery
11 6 (6.00%) Project Management
11 6 (6.00%) SDLC
12 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.00%) Python
2 27 (27.00%) Java
3 20 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 18 (18.00%) Perl
5 17 (17.00%) PowerShell
5 17 (17.00%) SQL
6 16 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 12 (12.00%) C++
8 8 (8.00%) C
9 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (6.00%) BeanShell
10 6 (6.00%) Bourne shell
10 6 (6.00%) Korn
11 5 (5.00%) Groovy
11 5 (5.00%) PHP
11 5 (5.00%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.00%) C#
12 3 (3.00%) Go
13 2 (2.00%) KiXtart
13 2 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (31.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.00%) Degree
4 5 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.00%) OCP
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.00%) CCNA
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.00%) MCP
7 1 (1.00%) MCSA
7 1 (1.00%) MCSE
7 1 (1.00%) RHCE
7 1 (1.00%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.00%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 30 (30.00%) Docker
2 18 (18.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.00%) NFS
4 7 (7.00%) VMware NSX
5 6 (6.00%) RACF
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (4.00%) Firmware
7 4 (4.00%) KVM
8 3 (3.00%) iptables
8 3 (3.00%) OCFS2
8 3 (3.00%) vSphere
9 2 (2.00%) GFS2
9 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.00%) Samba
9 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.00%) XenApp
10 1 (1.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 52 (52.00%) Ansible
2 18 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (15.00%) Puppet
4 13 (13.00%) Terraform
5 11 (11.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (6.00%) vCenter Server
7 5 (5.00%) Data Guard
7 5 (5.00%) ZABBIX
8 4 (4.00%) Cobbler
8 4 (4.00%) Icinga
8 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (2.00%) Grafana
10 2 (2.00%) Nessus
10 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (2.00%) Prometheus
10 2 (2.00%) Rsyslog
10 2 (2.00%) SELinux
10 2 (2.00%) systemd
Vendors
1 65 (65.00%) Red Hat
2 32 (32.00%) Oracle
3 20 (20.00%) VMware
4 10 (10.00%) HP
4 10 (10.00%) IBM
5 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.00%) Juniper
7 5 (5.00%) Cloudera
7 5 (5.00%) Dell
7 5 (5.00%) Veritas
8 4 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.00%) Mirantis
9 3 (3.00%) Atlassian
9 3 (3.00%) Splunk
10 2 (2.00%) Cisco
10 2 (2.00%) Citrix
10 2 (2.00%) EMC
10 2 (2.00%) F5
10 2 (2.00%) McAfee
10 2 (2.00%) NetApp