Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 199 175
Rank change year-on-year +113 -24 -50
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 77 154 246
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.12% 1.12% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.41% 5.02% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 91 156
Median daily rate £510 £450 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -0.55% +6.47%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £325
90th Percentile £566 £600 £581
England median daily rate £480 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +7.14% +20.00%

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 740 3,065 3,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.40% 22.23% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 1,766 1,857
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £155 £146 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £440 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +3.53% -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 244 301
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.39% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 30 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South East over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 30 October 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 +58 58 £510 +29.11% 3
Thames Valley +92 15 £381 -19.74% 2
Berkshire +95 13 £375 -21.05% 2
Surrey +60 3 £320 -28.89%
Oxfordshire +43 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +22 1 £500 +11.11%
Kent - 1 £475 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (67.53%) Security Cleared
3 47 (61.04%) SC Cleared
4 43 (55.84%) Red Hat
5 36 (46.75%) Windows
5 36 (46.75%) Ansible
6 32 (41.56%) VMware
7 29 (37.66%) Puppet
8 27 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (35.06%) PowerShell
8 27 (35.06%) Configuration Management
9 26 (33.77%) vSphere
9 26 (33.77%) Bash Shell
10 25 (32.47%) CentOS
10 25 (32.47%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (32.47%) Windows Server
11 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2016
11 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
11 24 (31.17%) JIRA
12 23 (29.87%) Windows 10
12 23 (29.87%) Firewall
13 22 (28.57%) Python
13 22 (28.57%) GitHub
13 22 (28.57%) Jenkins
13 22 (28.57%) Terraform
13 22 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
14 21 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
14 21 (27.27%) Docker
14 21 (27.27%) DevOps
14 21 (27.27%) Packer

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 15 (19.48%) JBoss
2 14 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 11 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 10 (12.99%) Apache Geronimo
4 10 (12.99%) Apache TomEE
4 10 (12.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.19%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.57%) GitHub
2 4 (5.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Azure
3 1 (1.30%) GCP
3 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.87%) Firewall
2 21 (27.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 21 (27.27%) VLAN
3 11 (14.29%) SNMP
4 5 (6.49%) DNS
5 4 (5.19%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.90%) VSAN
7 2 (2.60%) Network Security
7 2 (2.60%) VPN
8 1 (1.30%) BGP
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (1.30%) Internet
8 1 (1.30%) MPLS
8 1 (1.30%) SAN
8 1 (1.30%) SSL
8 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) DB2
3 1 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
1 24 (31.17%) JIRA
2 22 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 21 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 21 (27.27%) GitLab
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) Ant
5 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.30%) FishEye
5 1 (1.30%) JUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (5.19%) Public Sector
1 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Systems Developer
4 8 (10.39%) WebSphere Specialist
5 7 (9.09%) Administrator
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Applications Specialist
6 6 (7.79%) Server Specialist
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.60%) Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) JSON
1 12 (15.58%) REST
2 11 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (14.29%) gRPC
2 11 (14.29%) RESTful
2 11 (14.29%) Swagger
3 10 (12.99%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (12.99%) React
3 10 (12.99%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.19%) HTML
5 2 (2.60%) LDAP
5 2 (2.60%) Middleware
5 2 (2.60%) SOAP
6 1 (1.30%) CGI
6 1 (1.30%) JSP
6 1 (1.30%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) SailPoint
6 1 (1.30%) Servlets
6 1 (1.30%) Web Services
6 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.90%) PKI
4 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) e-Health
5 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (46.75%) Windows
3 25 (32.47%) CentOS
3 25 (32.47%) Windows Server
4 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2016
5 23 (29.87%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.79%) Unix
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.19%) AIX
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.90%) SUSE
10 2 (2.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Configuration Management
2 22 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
3 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
3 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (27.27%) DevOps
4 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (16.88%) Systems Engineering
5 11 (14.29%) Microservices
6 10 (12.99%) Analytics
6 10 (12.99%) Open Source
7 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (7.79%) Capacity Management
8 6 (7.79%) ITIL
8 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.19%) Migration
10 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) PowerShell
2 26 (33.77%) Bash Shell
3 22 (28.57%) Python
4 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 12 (15.58%) C#
6 12 (15.58%) Ruby
7 11 (14.29%) Go
7 11 (14.29%) Java
8 9 (11.69%) Perl
9 5 (6.49%) SQL
10 3 (3.90%) C
11 2 (2.60%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.30%) AWK
12 1 (1.30%) BeanShell
12 1 (1.30%) C++
12 1 (1.30%) C-shell
12 1 (1.30%) Korn
12 1 (1.30%) PHP
12 1 (1.30%) sed
Qualifications
1 52 (67.53%) Security Cleared
2 47 (61.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) CCNA
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.19%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.30%) CAPM
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (33.77%) vSphere
3 21 (27.27%) Docker
4 6 (7.79%) NFS
5 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.90%) Firmware
7 2 (2.60%) KVM
7 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.60%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.30%) RACF
Systems Management
1 36 (46.75%) Ansible
2 29 (37.66%) Puppet
3 25 (32.47%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (28.57%) Terraform
5 21 (27.27%) Kubernetes
5 21 (27.27%) Packer
6 12 (15.58%) ZABBIX
7 11 (14.29%) Grafana
7 11 (14.29%) Prometheus
8 4 (5.19%) HAProxy
8 4 (5.19%) SCCM
8 4 (5.19%) SCOM
9 3 (3.90%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (3.90%) vRealize
10 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (1.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Red Hat
2 32 (41.56%) VMware
3 21 (27.27%) Atlassian
4 17 (22.08%) Dell
5 14 (18.18%) EMC
6 13 (16.88%) Juniper
7 12 (15.58%) Adobe
8 11 (14.29%) Cisco
8 11 (14.29%) Splunk
9 10 (12.99%) IBM
10 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.39%) Oracle
11 7 (9.09%) SolarWinds
12 4 (5.19%) Intel
13 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
13 3 (3.90%) McAfee
14 2 (2.60%) Extreme Networks
14 2 (2.60%) HP
15 1 (1.30%) Arqiva
15 1 (1.30%) Sonatype