Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 176 130
Rank change year-on-year -4 -46 -28
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 184 233 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 1.41% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.78% 6.52% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 133 197
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £290 £325 £325
90th Percentile £569 £587 £500
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
South East median hourly rate £46.67 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.72% +32.00% -21.88%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.24 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.16% +75.00%

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 3,183 3,572 3,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.86% 21.54% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,861 1,920 2,018
South East median daily rate £405 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £153 £163 £175
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 322 270
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £18.60 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £10.73
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £49.55
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -6 75 £400 -15.79% 5
Thames Valley +22 68 £444 -8.51% 6
Berkshire -22 35 £450 -8.63% 5
Surrey +33 34 £450 -3.30% 5
Buckinghamshire +25 31 £368 -8.70% 1
Kent +6 3 £500 -9.09% 1
East Sussex - 3 £300 -
Oxfordshire +26 2 £338 -42.80%
West Sussex -7 1 £388 -8.82% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Linux
2 117 (63.59%) Red Hat
3 67 (36.41%) Windows
4 57 (30.98%) DevOps
5 53 (28.80%) Ansible
5 53 (28.80%) Python
6 51 (27.72%) Oracle
7 50 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (27.17%) AWS
8 49 (26.63%) Azure
9 45 (24.46%) Java
9 45 (24.46%) SQL
10 44 (23.91%) SQL Server
11 42 (22.83%) Docker
12 39 (21.20%) Git (software)
13 38 (20.65%) Security Cleared
13 38 (20.65%) OpenShift
14 36 (19.57%) Active Directory
15 35 (19.02%) VMware
16 33 (17.93%) Unix
16 33 (17.93%) Configuration Management
17 32 (17.39%) CentOS
17 32 (17.39%) Windows Server
18 31 (16.85%) ITIL
19 30 (16.30%) SC Cleared
20 28 (15.22%) Puppet
20 28 (15.22%) Kubernetes
21 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
22 26 (14.13%) Jenkins
23 25 (13.59%) Oracle Database

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 23 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 18 (9.78%) Apache Spark
3 16 (8.70%) Apache
4 11 (5.98%) JBoss
5 10 (5.43%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.35%) nginx
6 8 (4.35%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.80%) Jupyter
7 7 (3.80%) SAS
8 6 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (2.72%) IIS
10 4 (2.17%) GemFire
11 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 50 (27.17%) AWS
2 49 (26.63%) Azure
3 38 (20.65%) OpenShift
4 14 (7.61%) PaaS
5 12 (6.52%) GCP
6 9 (4.89%) IaaS
7 7 (3.80%) NuGet
8 6 (3.26%) SaaS
9 5 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.72%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.72%) GitHub
10 4 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (2.17%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (2.17%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (2.17%) Office 365
10 4 (2.17%) Serverless
11 3 (1.63%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.15%) DNS
2 14 (7.61%) SAN
3 10 (5.43%) LAN
3 10 (5.43%) WAN
4 8 (4.35%) Firewall
4 8 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 7 (3.80%) Internet
6 6 (3.26%) DHCP
6 6 (3.26%) NAS
7 5 (2.72%) VLAN
7 5 (2.72%) VPN
8 4 (2.17%) DSL
8 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.63%) MPLS
9 3 (1.63%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.63%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.63%) SDH
9 3 (1.63%) SSL
9 3 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.59%) Hadoop
2 25 (13.59%) Oracle Database
3 24 (13.04%) Big Data
4 18 (9.78%) Relational Database
5 15 (8.15%) MySQL
6 13 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (6.52%) Apache Hive
7 12 (6.52%) DB2
7 12 (6.52%) Impala
7 12 (6.52%) MariaDB
8 11 (5.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (5.98%) RDBMS
9 10 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (4.89%) HBase
11 8 (4.35%) Sqoop
12 7 (3.80%) Apache Zeppelin
12 7 (3.80%) Data Lake
12 7 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (3.80%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 39 (21.20%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.13%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.61%) Selenium
4 12 (6.52%) Subversion
5 8 (4.35%) Ant
5 8 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.35%) JIRA
5 8 (4.35%) Maven
5 8 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.80%) MSBuild
6 7 (3.80%) MSTest
6 7 (3.80%) Ranorex
6 7 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (3.26%) JUnit
7 6 (3.26%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.72%) GitLab
8 5 (2.72%) Log4j
General
1 22 (11.96%) Finance
2 8 (4.35%) Banking
2 8 (4.35%) Public Sector
3 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.17%) Games
5 3 (1.63%) French Language
5 3 (1.63%) German Language
6 2 (1.09%) Back Office
6 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.09%) Military
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (12.50%) Architect
3 21 (11.41%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (7.61%) Administrator
5 13 (7.07%) Developer
6 12 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 11 (5.98%) DBA
7 11 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.98%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.80%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.26%) Installations Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 5 (2.72%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) Storage Architect
11 5 (2.72%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.41%) Kafka
2 17 (9.24%) Middleware
3 15 (8.15%) .NET
4 13 (7.07%) Web Services
5 10 (5.43%) Apache NiFi
5 10 (5.43%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (5.43%) Node.js
6 9 (4.89%) AngularJS
6 9 (4.89%) LDAP
6 9 (4.89%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (4.35%) SailPoint
8 7 (3.80%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.80%) SOAP
8 7 (3.80%) Spring
9 6 (3.26%) HTML
9 6 (3.26%) JSP
9 6 (3.26%) Servlets
9 6 (3.26%) XML
10 5 (2.72%) Electron Framework
11 4 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Mainframe
2 14 (7.61%) Replication
3 12 (6.52%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (6.52%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.80%) Clustering
6 7 (3.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.17%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.63%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.63%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.54%) CMDB
10 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 184 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (36.41%) Windows
3 33 (17.93%) Unix
4 32 (17.39%) CentOS
4 32 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.98%) AIX
6 10 (5.43%) Ubuntu
7 9 (4.89%) SUSE
8 8 (4.35%) Debian
8 8 (4.35%) Solaris
9 7 (3.80%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.17%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.54%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.98%) DevOps
2 50 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (17.93%) Configuration Management
4 31 (16.85%) ITIL
5 23 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 22 (11.96%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (11.96%) Scrum
7 20 (10.87%) Migration
8 19 (10.33%) Project Delivery
8 19 (10.33%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 16 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (8.15%) Capacity Management
12 15 (8.15%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.61%) Data Transformation
14 13 (7.07%) Analytics
14 13 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (5.98%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.80%) Python
2 45 (24.46%) Java
2 45 (24.46%) SQL
3 24 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 20 (10.87%) Ruby
5 19 (10.33%) PowerShell
6 17 (9.24%) C
7 16 (8.70%) C++
8 15 (8.15%) Perl
9 12 (6.52%) PHP
10 11 (5.98%) JavaScript
10 11 (5.98%) PL/SQL
11 10 (5.43%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.35%) C#
12 8 (4.35%) Korn
13 6 (3.26%) BeanShell
13 6 (3.26%) Bourne shell
14 5 (2.72%) Groovy
15 3 (1.63%) Java 8
16 2 (1.09%) F#
Qualifications
1 38 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 30 (16.30%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.80%) RHCSA
4 5 (2.72%) Degree
5 4 (2.17%) RHCE
6 3 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.63%) OCP
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.09%) ISEB
7 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (22.83%) Docker
2 36 (19.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.89%) HDFS
4 9 (4.89%) NFS
5 8 (4.35%) RACF
5 8 (4.35%) vSphere
6 7 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.80%) LXC
6 7 (3.80%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (3.80%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.72%) Apache Flume
8 4 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.09%) KVM
10 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.54%) OCFS2
11 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (28.80%) Ansible
2 28 (15.22%) Kubernetes
2 28 (15.22%) Puppet
3 22 (11.96%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (7.07%) Terraform
5 9 (4.89%) logstash
6 8 (4.35%) Oozie
7 7 (3.80%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.80%) Salt
8 5 (2.72%) Kibana
8 5 (2.72%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (2.72%) SCCM
8 5 (2.72%) vCenter Server
9 4 (2.17%) Data Guard
9 4 (2.17%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.17%) SCOM
9 4 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.17%) WSUS
9 4 (2.17%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 117 (63.59%) Red Hat
2 51 (27.72%) Oracle
3 35 (19.02%) VMware
4 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
5 15 (8.15%) Cloudera
6 14 (7.61%) Hortonworks
7 12 (6.52%) IBM
7 12 (6.52%) Veritas
8 11 (5.98%) NetApp
9 10 (5.43%) HP
10 8 (4.35%) EMC
11 7 (3.80%) SaltStack
11 7 (3.80%) StreamSets
12 5 (2.72%) Citrix
12 5 (2.72%) Nokia
13 3 (1.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (1.63%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.63%) Cisco
13 3 (1.63%) Software AG
13 3 (1.63%) webMethods