Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 197 167
Rank change year-on-year +87 -30 -42
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 76 180 248
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.53% 1.22% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.62% 5.69% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 106 144
Median daily rate £480 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £310 £262 £344
90th Percentile £566 £566 £589
England median daily rate £500 £500 £493
% change year-on-year - +1.52% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £66.00 £46.67 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.42% -5.72% +80.00%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.84 £34.24
% change year-on-year -14.29% +19.25% +1.46%

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 997 3,164 3,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.09% 21.44% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 1,872 1,994
Median daily rate £400 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £135 £158 £168
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £450 £434 £438
% change year-on-year +3.75% -0.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 243 320
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -5.91% +12.73%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.19 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +2.94%

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 7 August 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 7 August 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 +57 44 £510 +27.50% 3
Thames Valley +46 20 £463 +4.23% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 10 £500 +42.86%
Berkshire +56 9 £388 -13.89% 1
Surrey +47 9 £320 -28.89% 2
West Sussex +36 1 - -
Kent +29 1 £390 -22.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £450 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (67.11%) Red Hat
3 36 (47.37%) Windows
3 36 (47.37%) Ansible
4 34 (44.74%) Security Cleared
5 28 (36.84%) SC Cleared
5 28 (36.84%) PowerShell
6 27 (35.53%) Git (software)
6 27 (35.53%) DevOps
7 26 (34.21%) VMware
8 24 (31.58%) Python
8 24 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (31.58%) Docker
9 23 (30.26%) Bash Shell
10 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (28.95%) JIRA
11 20 (26.32%) Puppet
11 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 19 (25.00%) Oracle
12 19 (25.00%) vSphere
12 19 (25.00%) CentOS
12 19 (25.00%) Kubernetes
13 18 (23.68%) Configuration Management
14 17 (22.37%) Shell Script
14 17 (22.37%) Firewall
14 17 (22.37%) JBoss
14 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (22.37%) Windows 10
14 17 (22.37%) Terraform

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 19 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 17 (22.37%) JBoss
3 12 (15.79%) WebSphere
4 10 (13.16%) Apache Geronimo
4 10 (13.16%) Apache TomEE
4 10 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (6.58%) Apache
5 5 (6.58%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.63%) GemFire
6 2 (2.63%) nginx
7 1 (1.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.63%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) GitHub
2 5 (6.58%) OpenShift
3 4 (5.26%) IaaS
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.63%) AWS
4 2 (2.63%) Azure
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) Firewall
2 14 (18.42%) Reverse Proxy
2 14 (18.42%) VLAN
3 10 (13.16%) SNMP
4 4 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.95%) BGP
5 3 (3.95%) DNS
5 3 (3.95%) HTTP
5 3 (3.95%) SAN
5 3 (3.95%) SSL
5 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.95%) WAN
6 2 (2.63%) DSL
6 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.63%) SSH
6 2 (2.63%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.32%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.32%) Skype
7 1 (1.32%) VXLAN
7 1 (1.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) MySQL
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (10.53%) DB2
3 8 (10.53%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.32%) Informix
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (35.53%) Git (software)
2 22 (28.95%) JIRA
3 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 14 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (18.42%) GitLab
5 11 (14.47%) Selenium
6 10 (13.16%) Eclipse
7 9 (11.84%) Ant
8 4 (5.26%) JUnit
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.63%) Liquibase
10 2 (2.63%) Protractor
10 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.63%) Subversion
11 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (14.47%) DevOps Engineer
1 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (9.21%) WebSphere Specialist
4 6 (7.89%) Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Server Specialist
6 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 3 (3.95%) Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (3.95%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.63%) Field Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) REST
2 10 (13.16%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (13.16%) RESTful
2 10 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (11.84%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (11.84%) gRPC
3 9 (11.84%) HTML
3 9 (11.84%) SOAP
3 9 (11.84%) Swagger
3 9 (11.84%) Web Services
4 8 (10.53%) JSP
4 8 (10.53%) LDAP
4 8 (10.53%) SailPoint
4 8 (10.53%) Servlets
4 8 (10.53%) XML
5 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.26%) Electron Framework
6 4 (5.26%) Middleware
6 4 (5.26%) Node.js
7 3 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
1 11 (14.47%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
5 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.32%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (47.37%) Windows
3 19 (25.00%) CentOS
4 17 (22.37%) Windows 10
4 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 14 (18.42%) Unix
7 4 (5.26%) SUSE
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.95%) AIX
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.32%) HPUX
10 1 (1.32%) Solaris
10 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) DevOps
2 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (19.74%) Continuous Deployment
5 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure as Code
6 12 (15.79%) ITIL
6 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (14.47%) Analytics
7 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (13.16%) Microservices
8 10 (13.16%) Open Source
9 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
12 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity
12 6 (7.89%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
13 5 (6.58%) Change Control
13 5 (6.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 24 (31.58%) Python
3 23 (30.26%) Bash Shell
4 17 (22.37%) Shell Script
5 16 (21.05%) Java
6 15 (19.74%) SQL
7 12 (15.79%) Perl
8 10 (13.16%) Bourne shell
8 10 (13.16%) C#
8 10 (13.16%) Korn
9 9 (11.84%) Go
9 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
10 8 (10.53%) BeanShell
10 8 (10.53%) C
11 5 (6.58%) PHP
12 2 (2.63%) AWK
12 2 (2.63%) Groovy
13 1 (1.32%) F#
13 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 28 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.95%) RHCE
5 3 (3.95%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.63%) OCP
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) MCSA
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.32%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) Docker
2 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (25.00%) vSphere
4 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
5 8 (10.53%) RACF
6 5 (6.58%) VMware NSX
7 4 (5.26%) NFS
8 3 (3.95%) KVM
9 2 (2.63%) GFS2
9 2 (2.63%) Samba
9 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.32%) iptables
10 1 (1.32%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 36 (47.37%) Ansible
2 24 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (26.32%) Puppet
4 19 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 17 (22.37%) Terraform
6 14 (18.42%) Packer
7 10 (13.16%) ZABBIX
8 9 (11.84%) Grafana
8 9 (11.84%) Prometheus
9 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (5.26%) vRealize
10 3 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (3.95%) SCCM
10 3 (3.95%) SCOM
10 3 (3.95%) vCenter Server
11 2 (2.63%) Nessus
11 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
11 2 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (2.63%) SELinux
11 2 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 51 (67.11%) Red Hat
2 26 (34.21%) VMware
3 19 (25.00%) Oracle
4 15 (19.74%) Atlassian
5 11 (14.47%) Dell
5 11 (14.47%) IBM
6 10 (13.16%) EMC
7 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
7 9 (11.84%) Splunk
8 7 (9.21%) Cisco
9 6 (7.89%) HP
9 6 (7.89%) Juniper
10 3 (3.95%) Intel
10 3 (3.95%) McAfee
10 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.63%) Centrify
11 2 (2.63%) Thycotic
11 2 (2.63%) Veritas
12 1 (1.32%) Sun