The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 24 June 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 40 54
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.70% 2.28% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.57% 7.48% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £215 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.57% -13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £200 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £420 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 137 147 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.90% 30.43% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 87 98
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £12.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +2.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.88 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £20.40 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 8 £213 -52.77%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Puppet
3 14 (77.78%) DevOps
4 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
5 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
5 11 (61.11%) Ansible
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (44.44%) DNS
7 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
8 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
9 6 (33.33%) JIRA
9 6 (33.33%) Maven
9 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (33.33%) Confluence
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle
9 6 (33.33%) Ant
9 6 (33.33%) Web Services
9 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (33.33%) Server Hardening
9 6 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (33.33%) Terraform
9 6 (33.33%) Docker
10 5 (27.78%) Apache
10 5 (27.78%) HTTP
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL
10 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
10 5 (27.78%) Hudson

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (33.33%) Confluence
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) HTTP
4 4 (22.22%) tcpdump
5 2 (11.11%) LDAP
5 2 (11.11%) SSH
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) Ant
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 5 (27.78%) Hudson
4 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
5 2 (11.11%) Gradle
5 2 (11.11%) NuGet
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) Junior DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Server Hardening
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Web Operations
9 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) iptables
3 2 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) Puppet
2 11 (61.11%) Ansible
3 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (33.33%) Terraform
5 3 (16.67%) Salt
6 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Splunk
4 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) Micro Focus
5 1 (5.56%) Thunderhead