Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 131 164
Rank change year-on-year -10 +33 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 56 74 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.10% 1.39% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.10% 7.95% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 37
South West median daily rate £380 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.05% +30.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £227 £321 £318
90th Percentile £531 £605 £475
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% +44.83% -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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,097 931 1,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.46% 17.51% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 556 768
South West median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £158 £131 £160
90th Percentile £553 £525 £500
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 110 131
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -36.36% +57.14%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.98 £12.11
90th Percentile £41.70 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.14 £16.53 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.76% +6.25%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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
Gloucestershire +15 11 £550 -
Bristol -11 11 £338 -32.50% 3
Dorset -3 10 £425 +41.67% 2
Somerset +6 9 £243 -25.38% 4
Wiltshire +7 8 £475 +5.56% 1
Devon -14 6 £418 -25.41% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 25 (44.64%) Java
4 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 21 (37.50%) CentOS
5 21 (37.50%) DevOps
6 19 (33.93%) Windows
6 19 (33.93%) VMware
7 17 (30.36%) Python
7 17 (30.36%) Jenkins
8 14 (25.00%) Unix
9 13 (23.21%) Scrum
9 13 (23.21%) Bash Shell
9 13 (23.21%) Puppet
9 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
10 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 11 (19.64%) OO
11 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
11 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (17.86%) Finance
12 10 (17.86%) Web Services
12 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
12 10 (17.86%) Ansible
12 10 (17.86%) Docker
13 9 (16.07%) DNS
13 9 (16.07%) EJB
13 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS

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 8 (14.29%) Confluence
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.79%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) Jetty
5 1 (1.79%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.79%) Mule
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Houdini
1 3 (5.36%) Maya
1 3 (5.36%) NUKE
1 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.14%) OpenShift
4 3 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.36%) G Suite
4 3 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.57%) Google App Engine
5 2 (3.57%) PaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Route 53
5 2 (3.57%) Serverless
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.07%) DNS
3 6 (10.71%) DHCP
3 6 (10.71%) HTTP
4 5 (8.93%) Firewall
4 5 (8.93%) Kerberos
4 5 (8.93%) SSH
5 4 (7.14%) FTP
6 3 (5.36%) eduroam
6 3 (5.36%) Network Security
6 3 (5.36%) SSL
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.57%) IPsec
7 2 (3.57%) LAN
7 2 (3.57%) SMTP
7 2 (3.57%) tcpdump
7 2 (3.57%) VPN
7 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) MySQL
1 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.93%) Ingres
2 5 (8.93%) MariaDB
2 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) Big Data
3 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 7 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 7 (12.50%) EasyMock
4 7 (12.50%) JUnit
5 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.14%) Ant
7 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.36%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.57%) GitLab
8 2 (3.57%) Gradle
8 2 (3.57%) Hudson
8 2 (3.57%) Maven
8 2 (3.57%) Selenium
8 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Administrator
2 11 (19.64%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (16.07%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (16.07%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (10.71%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Server Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Linux Support
11 2 (3.57%) Linux Support Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Monitoring Specialist
11 2 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) Web Services
2 9 (16.07%) EJB
3 7 (12.50%) JSF
3 7 (12.50%) Spring
4 6 (10.71%) XML
5 5 (8.93%) .NET
5 5 (8.93%) CSS
5 5 (8.93%) HTML
5 5 (8.93%) POJO
6 3 (5.36%) LDAP
6 3 (5.36%) REST
7 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (3.57%) Java EE
7 2 (3.57%) JMS
7 2 (3.57%) JSP
7 2 (3.57%) LAMP
7 2 (3.57%) XSLT
8 1 (1.79%) Servlets
8 1 (1.79%) SOAP
8 1 (1.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
1 7 (12.50%) Wiki
2 4 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Animation
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) LPAR
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) CentOS
3 19 (33.93%) Windows
4 14 (25.00%) Unix
5 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.14%) AIX
6 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.57%) DC/OS
8 2 (3.57%) Debian
9 1 (1.79%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.79%) Solaris
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) DevOps
3 13 (23.21%) Scrum
4 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (19.64%) OO
5 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (12.50%) OOD
7 6 (10.71%) ITIL
7 6 (10.71%) Open Source
8 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.93%) Web Development
9 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.14%) SDLC
10 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
10 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (5.36%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) Python
3 13 (23.21%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.29%) Perl
5 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.71%) PHP
5 6 (10.71%) SQL
6 5 (8.93%) Korn
7 3 (5.36%) R
8 2 (3.57%) C#
8 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.57%) Ruby
8 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) F#
9 1 (1.79%) Groovy
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) HND
4 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) GDPR
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 10 (17.86%) Docker
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.14%) Firmware
5 3 (5.36%) NFS
5 3 (5.36%) Samba
5 3 (5.36%) Shibboleth
5 3 (5.36%) vSphere
6 2 (3.57%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.57%) Xen
7 1 (1.79%) GlusterFS
7 1 (1.79%) KVM
7 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Puppet
2 10 (17.86%) Ansible
3 6 (10.71%) Kubernetes
4 5 (8.93%) Terraform
5 3 (5.36%) Nagios
5 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (3.57%) FreeIPA
6 2 (3.57%) Netcool
6 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.57%) SCOM
6 2 (3.57%) SELinux
7 1 (1.79%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.79%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.79%) Packer
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.79%) Salt
7 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 19 (33.93%) VMware
3 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.71%) Google
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) CA
6 3 (5.36%) Snow
6 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.36%) Sophos
7 2 (3.57%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) F5
7 2 (3.57%) Hortonworks
7 2 (3.57%) hybris
7 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (3.57%) Proofpoint
7 2 (3.57%) Remedy
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (3.57%) Splunk