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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 45 59 42
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.59% 1.73% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 4.85% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Median daily rate £463 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.30% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £318 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £390 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

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 113 206 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 20.00% 35.58% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 136 51
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.90 £17.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +16 5 £463 +42.30% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
3 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Ansible
5 9 (50.00%) Puppet
6 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle
7 7 (38.89%) Debian
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (33.33%) DevOps
8 6 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (33.33%) Terraform
9 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (27.78%) Web Services
9 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
10 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
10 4 (22.22%) DNS
10 4 (22.22%) Docker
10 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
10 4 (22.22%) Confluence
10 4 (22.22%) CentOS
10 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 4 (22.22%) JIRA
10 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (16.67%) Hudson
11 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
11 3 (16.67%) Server Hardening

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related 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 4 (22.22%) Confluence
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) assyst
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) InfiniBand
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) SSH
3 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
3 3 (16.67%) Ant
3 3 (16.67%) Hudson
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) NuGet
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exalogic
2 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) LPAR
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Debian
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) CentOS
4 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) HPUX
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Server Hardening
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) iptables
2 2 (11.11%) NFS
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Ansible
2 9 (50.00%) Puppet
3 6 (33.33%) Terraform
4 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (11.11%) Salt
6 1 (5.56%) Consul
6 1 (5.56%) Control-M
6 1 (5.56%) Pingdom
6 1 (5.56%) SCCM
6 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) Fujitsu
3 2 (11.11%) Hitachi
3 2 (11.11%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Micro Focus
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) PagerDuty
4 1 (5.56%) Thunderhead
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