Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 86 204
Rank change year-on-year -38 +118 -13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 307 479 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.91% 2.58% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.76% 10.46% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 358 136
South East median daily rate £425 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +2.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £306
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £49.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +26.92% -8.24%
10th Percentile £24.00 £21.13 £34.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £51.00 £48.25
England median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +62.50% -39.39% -12.00%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3506 4578 4787
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.80% 24.63% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 2755 2496
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £195 £195 £213
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 292 471
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.45 £41.00
England median hourly rate £16.81 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.85% +2.86%

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 2017. 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 +4 125 £425 +6.25% 4
Thames Valley -44 91 £413 -8.33% 10
Surrey -42 67 £475 +5.56% 5
Berkshire -15 54 £450 - 7
Oxfordshire -11 19 £375 -16.67% 3
Buckinghamshire -22 18 £325 +18.18%
West Sussex +15 12 £383 +4.44% 1
Middlesex - 5 £484 - 2
Kent -2 2 £550 +18.92%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 307 (100.00%) Linux
2 218 (71.01%) Red Hat
3 125 (40.72%) Unix
4 95 (30.94%) Puppet
5 88 (28.66%) DevOps
6 79 (25.73%) Java
6 79 (25.73%) Python
7 72 (23.45%) Solaris
8 71 (23.13%) Oracle
8 71 (23.13%) VMware
9 64 (20.85%) SAN
10 63 (20.52%) Security Cleared
11 61 (19.87%) Shell Script
12 60 (19.54%) Bash Shell
13 59 (19.22%) Perl
13 59 (19.22%) Opscode Chef
14 58 (18.89%) SC Cleared
15 56 (18.24%) Git (software)
15 56 (18.24%) Jenkins
16 54 (17.59%) CentOS
17 53 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
18 52 (16.94%) Windows
19 49 (15.96%) Ansible
20 45 (14.66%) SQL
21 43 (14.01%) HP
22 42 (13.68%) RHCE
22 42 (13.68%) Apache
22 42 (13.68%) Configuration Management
22 42 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
23 40 (13.03%) Ubuntu

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 42 (13.68%) Apache
2 38 (12.38%) JBoss
3 37 (12.05%) Tomcat
4 32 (10.42%) WebSphere
5 20 (6.51%) OpenStack
6 18 (5.86%) Apache Solr
7 14 (4.56%) IIS
8 10 (3.26%) Confluence
8 10 (3.26%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.63%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.63%) nginx
10 5 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.30%) GemFire
12 3 (0.98%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.65%) Apache Geronimo
13 2 (0.65%) Apache TomEE
13 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.58%) OpenShift
4 9 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (2.28%) GitHub
5 7 (2.28%) PaaS
6 6 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.30%) SaaS
8 3 (0.98%) IaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 64 (20.85%) SAN
2 29 (9.45%) LDAP
3 26 (8.47%) NAS
4 21 (6.84%) TCP/IP
5 20 (6.51%) DNS
6 17 (5.54%) Fibre Channel
6 17 (5.54%) Firewall
7 13 (4.23%) SSH
8 11 (3.58%) HTTP
8 11 (3.58%) Internet
9 10 (3.26%) DHCP
9 10 (3.26%) SSL
10 9 (2.93%) PuTTY
10 9 (2.93%) WinSCP
11 8 (2.61%) LTE
11 8 (2.61%) VPN
11 8 (2.61%) WAN
12 7 (2.28%) VoIP
13 6 (1.95%) ICMP
13 6 (1.95%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.70%) Hadoop
2 34 (11.07%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (8.79%) MongoDB
3 27 (8.79%) Relational Database
4 26 (8.47%) MySQL
5 25 (8.14%) Redis
6 23 (7.49%) Apache Hive
7 21 (6.84%) SQL Server
8 19 (6.19%) Impala
9 17 (5.54%) Oracle Database
10 14 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (4.56%) RDBMS
11 13 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (3.58%) Big Data
13 10 (3.26%) NoSQL
13 10 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (18.24%) Git (software)
1 56 (18.24%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.56%) Oracle APEX
3 14 (4.56%) Selenium
4 13 (4.23%) Ant
5 12 (3.91%) Subversion
6 10 (3.26%) HP UFT
6 10 (3.26%) JIRA
6 10 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (3.26%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.93%) Bitbucket
7 9 (2.93%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.61%) Artifactory
8 8 (2.61%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.61%) Toad
9 7 (2.28%) Gradle
10 5 (1.63%) Maven
10 5 (1.63%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.63%) TestNG
General
1 36 (11.73%) Finance
2 18 (5.86%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.21%) Banking
4 9 (2.93%) Legal
5 7 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.63%) Electronics
6 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.63%) Marketing
7 3 (0.98%) Local Government
8 2 (0.65%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 90 (29.32%) Administrator
2 63 (20.52%) Systems Administrator
3 55 (17.92%) Linux Administrator
4 45 (14.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 39 (12.70%) Linux Engineer
6 36 (11.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 29 (9.45%) Unix Administrator
8 21 (6.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 18 (5.86%) Developer
10 17 (5.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 14 (4.56%) AIX Engineer
11 14 (4.56%) Architect
11 14 (4.56%) Linux Specialist
12 13 (4.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.91%) Hadoop Administrator
14 11 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
15 9 (2.93%) Consultant
15 9 (2.93%) NetApp Engineer
16 8 (2.61%) Cloud Architect
16 8 (2.61%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.49%) .NET
2 21 (6.84%) Java EE
3 20 (6.51%) Web Services
4 16 (5.21%) ActiveMQ
4 16 (5.21%) RESTful
5 15 (4.89%) XML
6 13 (4.23%) JMS
7 12 (3.91%) Middleware
8 9 (2.93%) JAAS
8 9 (2.93%) JMX
8 9 (2.93%) JNDI
9 8 (2.61%) HTML
9 8 (2.61%) LAMP
10 7 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (1.95%) JSON
11 6 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (1.95%) Spring
12 5 (1.63%) LAPP Stack
12 5 (1.63%) Sensu
12 5 (1.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.51%) Clustering
1 20 (6.51%) Smart Meter
2 14 (4.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.28%) PKI
6 6 (1.95%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.95%) Replication
7 5 (1.63%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.30%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.65%) Online Games
10 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 307 (100.00%) Linux
2 125 (40.72%) Unix
3 72 (23.45%) Solaris
4 54 (17.59%) CentOS
5 52 (16.94%) Windows
6 40 (13.03%) Ubuntu
7 37 (12.05%) Debian
8 36 (11.73%) AIX
9 18 (5.86%) Windows Server
10 17 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.93%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (2.28%) SUSE
14 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.98%) HPUX
15 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.33%) Mesosphere
17 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (28.66%) DevOps
2 53 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (13.68%) Configuration Management
3 42 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
4 29 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (9.45%) Security Hardening
5 28 (9.12%) Migration
6 25 (8.14%) ITIL
7 23 (7.49%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 23 (7.49%) Open Source
7 23 (7.49%) Test Automation
8 22 (7.17%) Scrum
9 21 (6.84%) Load Balancing
10 19 (6.19%) High Availability
11 18 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (3.58%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (3.58%) Validation
13 10 (3.26%) Project Management
13 10 (3.26%) System Integration Testing
13 10 (3.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 79 (25.73%) Java
1 79 (25.73%) Python
2 61 (19.87%) Shell Script
3 60 (19.54%) Bash Shell
4 59 (19.22%) Perl
5 45 (14.66%) SQL
6 36 (11.73%) Korn
7 20 (6.51%) Ruby
8 17 (5.54%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.23%) PHP
10 11 (3.58%) C#
10 11 (3.58%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.26%) F#
12 9 (2.93%) C
13 8 (2.61%) Bourne shell
14 7 (2.28%) AWK
15 5 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.30%) C++
17 3 (0.98%) VB
17 3 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (20.52%) Security Cleared
2 58 (18.89%) SC Cleared
3 42 (13.68%) RHCE
4 36 (11.73%) RHCSA
5 26 (8.47%) CISSP
6 14 (4.56%) Degree
7 7 (2.28%) OCA
7 7 (2.28%) OCP
7 7 (2.28%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.30%) CCIE
9 4 (1.30%) CCIE Security
9 4 (1.30%) GCIH
9 4 (1.30%) GIAC
9 4 (1.30%) ISEB
9 4 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.30%) MCSE
9 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.26%) QA
2 4 (1.30%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.98%) SLA
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.47%) Docker
3 24 (7.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 23 (7.49%) HDFS
5 22 (7.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 20 (6.51%) Active Directory
7 19 (6.19%) Apache Flume
8 18 (5.86%) NFS
8 18 (5.86%) Oracle Clusterware
9 16 (5.21%) Veritas File System
9 16 (5.21%) vSphere
10 13 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (2.28%) GlusterFS
13 6 (1.95%) Gluster
14 5 (1.63%) Xen
15 4 (1.30%) Hyper-V
15 4 (1.30%) Terminal Services
15 4 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 95 (30.94%) Puppet
2 59 (19.22%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (15.96%) Ansible
4 33 (10.75%) Red Hat Satellite
5 31 (10.10%) NetBackup
6 25 (8.14%) Nagios
7 23 (7.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 19 (6.19%) Oozie
9 16 (5.21%) vRealize
10 13 (4.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 12 (3.91%) Cobbler
11 12 (3.91%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (3.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 10 (3.26%) SELinux
13 8 (2.61%) Kubernetes
13 8 (2.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (2.61%) Terraform
14 7 (2.28%) Oracle ZFS
15 6 (1.95%) HAProxy
15 6 (1.95%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 218 (71.01%) Red Hat
2 71 (23.13%) Oracle
2 71 (23.13%) VMware
3 43 (14.01%) HP
4 33 (10.75%) Microsoft
4 33 (10.75%) Veritas
5 26 (8.47%) EMC
6 21 (6.84%) Brocade
7 20 (6.51%) Symantec
8 19 (6.19%) Cloudera
8 19 (6.19%) IBM
8 19 (6.19%) NetApp
9 18 (5.86%) Sun
10 11 (3.58%) Splunk
11 8 (2.61%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.28%) AppDynamics
12 7 (2.28%) Atlassian
12 7 (2.28%) StorageTek
13 6 (1.95%) Arqiva
13 6 (1.95%) PagerDuty
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