Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 16 November 2019 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 West
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 140 135
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 110 88 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.71% 1.40% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.71% 6.21% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 52
South West median daily rate £500 £493 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +23.13% -
10th Percentile £363 £363 £310
90th Percentile £608 £575 £493
England median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
South West median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -22.22%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +87.50%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,639 1,418 1,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.49% 22.50% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 801 632
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £131 £145 £148
90th Percentile £575 £575 £511
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 134 94
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £20.97 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.29% +19.83% +14.72%
10th Percentile £14.14 £11.17 £10.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.45 £47.63
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South West over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. 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
Wiltshire +20 60 £500 -9.09% 8
Gloucestershire +16 34 £508 -3.79% 6
Bristol -10 9 £400 -11.11% 2
Somerset -3 4 £250 +25.00% 3
Dorset -5 2 - -
Devon -8 1 £288 -25.32%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 110 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (55.45%) Red Hat
3 56 (50.91%) Ansible
4 51 (46.36%) VMware
5 47 (42.73%) DevOps
6 44 (40.00%) Docker
7 43 (39.09%) OpenShift
8 41 (37.27%) Security Cleared
9 37 (33.64%) Jenkins
10 27 (24.55%) Git (software)
10 27 (24.55%) Cisco
11 26 (23.64%) Kubernetes
12 25 (22.73%) Python
12 25 (22.73%) Java
13 24 (21.82%) Replication
14 23 (20.91%) Azure
15 22 (20.00%) Unix
16 21 (19.09%) Windows
16 21 (19.09%) Apache
16 21 (19.09%) AWS
16 21 (19.09%) DV Cleared
17 20 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (18.18%) Oracle
18 19 (17.27%) PowerShell
19 18 (16.36%) nginx
19 18 (16.36%) Active Directory
20 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
20 17 (15.45%) Migration
20 17 (15.45%) SC Cleared
20 17 (15.45%) Microservices

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 21 (19.09%) Apache
2 18 (16.36%) nginx
3 11 (10.00%) JBoss
4 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.64%) Confluence
5 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.64%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 43 (39.09%) OpenShift
2 23 (20.91%) Azure
3 21 (19.09%) AWS
4 8 (7.27%) Apigee
4 8 (7.27%) IaaS
4 8 (7.27%) PaaS
5 7 (6.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (6.36%) GCP
6 6 (5.45%) Office 365
6 6 (5.45%) SaaS
7 5 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (4.55%) Amazon S3
7 5 (4.55%) Route 53
8 3 (2.73%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) Firewall
1 11 (10.00%) SAN
2 7 (6.36%) LAN
2 7 (6.36%) SSL
2 7 (6.36%) WAN
3 6 (5.45%) Network Security
4 5 (4.55%) DNS
5 4 (3.64%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.64%) VPN
5 4 (3.64%) Wireless
5 4 (3.64%) WLAN
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.91%) DHCP
7 1 (0.91%) HTTP
7 1 (0.91%) Internet
7 1 (0.91%) Skype
7 1 (0.91%) SSH
7 1 (0.91%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) Big Data
1 14 (12.73%) MongoDB
1 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.00%) MySQL
4 6 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.64%) DB2
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 37 (33.64%) Jenkins
2 27 (24.55%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.09%) Gerrit
4 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket Server
4 4 (3.64%) JIRA
5 1 (0.91%) Maven
5 1 (0.91%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Publishing
3 3 (2.73%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Administrator
2 15 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.82%) Architect
4 11 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) DBA
6 8 (7.27%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (6.36%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.55%) Azure Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Consultant
9 5 (4.55%) Middleware Administrator
9 5 (4.55%) Senior DBA
9 5 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Cisco Specialist
10 4 (3.64%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (3.64%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) Middleware
2 11 (10.00%) YAML
3 9 (8.18%) Java EE
3 9 (8.18%) JSON
3 9 (8.18%) XML
4 5 (4.55%) Web Services
5 3 (2.73%) .NET
5 3 (2.73%) J2EE
5 3 (2.73%) Kafka
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.91%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.91%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Replication
2 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.73%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.91%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 9 (8.18%) Clustering
5 9 (8.18%) PKI
6 4 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.91%) Blog
9 1 (0.91%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (20.00%) Unix
3 21 (19.09%) Windows
4 14 (12.73%) CentOS
5 13 (11.82%) Solaris
6 9 (8.18%) Windows Server
6 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.64%) zOS
9 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.91%) AIX
10 1 (0.91%) Debian
10 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.73%) DevOps
2 20 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (15.45%) Microservices
3 17 (15.45%) Migration
3 17 (15.45%) Task Automation
4 16 (14.55%) Configuration Management
5 14 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.91%) Technical Leadership
7 12 (10.91%) Time Management
8 11 (10.00%) High Availability
8 11 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (10.00%) Project Management
9 10 (9.09%) Process Improvement
10 9 (8.18%) Data Security
10 9 (8.18%) ITIL
11 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.27%) Project Delivery
12 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) Java
1 25 (22.73%) Python
2 19 (17.27%) PowerShell
3 14 (12.73%) Bash Shell
3 14 (12.73%) SQL
4 12 (10.91%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.73%) C
6 3 (2.73%) Perl
7 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (37.27%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.09%) DV Cleared
3 17 (15.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.45%) MCSE
4 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.73%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.73%) Degree
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.91%) CCNA
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.91%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 44 (40.00%) Docker
2 18 (16.36%) Active Directory
3 17 (15.45%) LXC
4 16 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (12.73%) NFS
6 12 (10.91%) Gluster
6 12 (10.91%) GlusterFS
7 10 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
10 6 (5.45%) XenDesktop
11 4 (3.64%) KVM
12 2 (1.82%) Firmware
12 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.91%) vSphere
13 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 56 (50.91%) Ansible
2 26 (23.64%) Kubernetes
3 16 (14.55%) Puppet
4 15 (13.64%) Terraform
5 10 (9.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 7 (6.36%) SCCM
7 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (4.55%) SCOM
8 3 (2.73%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.73%) vRealize
9 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.91%) Control-M
10 1 (0.91%) Mesos
10 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (55.45%) Red Hat
2 51 (46.36%) VMware
3 27 (24.55%) Cisco
4 20 (18.18%) Oracle
5 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
6 11 (10.00%) HP
7 6 (5.45%) Citrix
7 6 (5.45%) Sybase
8 5 (4.55%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.73%) Dynatrace
9 3 (2.73%) Google
9 3 (2.73%) Micro Focus
9 3 (2.73%) Okta
10 2 (1.82%) Informatica
11 1 (0.91%) Juniper
11 1 (0.91%) NetApp
11 1 (0.91%) Sophos
11 1 (0.91%) Teradata
11 1 (0.91%) Unisys
11 1 (0.91%) Veritas