Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 124 167
Rank change year-on-year -14 +43 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 76 76 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.26% 1.39% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.68% 7.85% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 31
South West median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £363 £313 £320
90th Percentile £561 £500 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +3.62%
England median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +75.00% -31.03%

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 1,338 968 1,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.13% 17.72% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 559 727
South West median daily rate £394 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £151 £150 £135
90th Percentile £552 £489 £550
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 87 112
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £18.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.08% +17.46% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Bristol -11 26 £463 +26.71% 6
Wiltshire -2 23 £525 +29.23% 11
Dorset +2 11 £421 -10.13% 3
Gloucestershire -7 6 £500 +15.61% 12
Devon -8 5 £385 -13.87%
Somerset -4 2 £375 +56.25%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (63.16%) Red Hat
3 35 (46.05%) Puppet
4 33 (43.42%) Security Cleared
5 31 (40.79%) DevOps
6 29 (38.16%) Configuration Management
7 26 (34.21%) VMware
8 25 (32.89%) Windows
8 25 (32.89%) Python
8 25 (32.89%) Jenkins
9 23 (30.26%) CentOS
10 22 (28.95%) SC Cleared
11 21 (27.63%) Windows Server
12 19 (25.00%) Terraform
12 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (23.68%) Ansible
14 16 (21.05%) Unix
14 16 (21.05%) Java
15 14 (18.42%) Scrum
16 13 (17.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (17.11%) Bash Shell
17 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
17 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (15.79%) Perl
17 12 (15.79%) Tomcat
18 11 (14.47%) JBoss
18 11 (14.47%) Ant

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 12 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 11 (14.47%) JBoss
3 6 (7.89%) Apache
4 4 (5.26%) Confluence
5 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Houdini
1 1 (1.32%) Maya
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.32%) NUKE
1 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.16%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.63%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.32%) Datadog
4 1 (1.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Firewall
1 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.89%) NAS
2 6 (7.89%) SAN
3 5 (6.58%) LAN
4 3 (3.95%) DNS
4 3 (3.95%) IPv6
4 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.95%) WAN
5 2 (2.63%) DHCP
5 2 (2.63%) Internet
5 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.63%) VLAN
5 2 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (1.32%) BGP
6 1 (1.32%) HTTP
6 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.32%) MPLS
6 1 (1.32%) OSPF
6 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 11 (14.47%) Ant
4 11 (14.47%) Selenium
4 11 (14.47%) Vagrant
5 10 (13.16%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.95%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.95%) EasyMock
6 3 (3.95%) JIRA
6 3 (3.95%) JUnit
7 2 (2.63%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Back Office
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
2 2 (2.63%) Electronics
2 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.63%) Marketing
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Administrator
2 19 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (22.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 17 (22.37%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.84%) Architect
4 9 (11.84%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (5.26%) NetBackup Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Designer
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) JSP
1 10 (13.16%) Struts
2 5 (6.58%) LDAP
3 3 (3.95%) EJB
3 3 (3.95%) JSF
3 3 (3.95%) LAMP
3 3 (3.95%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.95%) Spring
3 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) .NET
4 1 (1.32%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.32%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) Java EE
4 1 (1.32%) JSON
4 1 (1.32%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (1.32%) Middleware
4 1 (1.32%) Node.js
4 1 (1.32%) Symfony
4 1 (1.32%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Fat Client
2 9 (11.84%) Thin Client
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.58%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.95%) Animation
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.95%) LPAR
5 3 (3.95%) Wiki
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) NHS
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (32.89%) Windows
3 23 (30.26%) CentOS
4 21 (27.63%) Windows Server
5 16 (21.05%) Unix
6 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (11.84%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.58%) Debian
9 4 (5.26%) AIX
9 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.95%) Solaris
11 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.63%) VMS
12 1 (1.32%) Fedora
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) DevOps
2 29 (38.16%) Configuration Management
3 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Scrum
5 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.16%) IT Strategy
7 9 (11.84%) Change Management
8 8 (10.53%) Critical Thinking
8 8 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (9.21%) Migration
10 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (7.89%) Open Source
11 5 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (5.26%) ITIL
13 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (3.95%) OO
13 3 (3.95%) OOD
13 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
13 3 (3.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) Python
2 16 (21.05%) Java
3 13 (17.11%) Bash Shell
4 12 (15.79%) Perl
5 5 (6.58%) PHP
5 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.63%) C++
6 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) F#
7 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) DV Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) RHCE
4 6 (7.89%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) CCNA
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) CISSP
6 1 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) PMO
1 1 (1.32%) RMADS
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (11.84%) Docker
4 7 (9.21%) NFS
4 7 (9.21%) Samba
5 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.63%) vSphere
8 1 (1.32%) KVM
8 1 (1.32%) OpenAM
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 35 (46.05%) Puppet
2 19 (25.00%) Terraform
3 18 (23.68%) Ansible
4 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (13.16%) Packer
5 5 (6.58%) NetBackup
6 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
6 4 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.95%) WSUS
8 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.63%) Nagios
8 2 (2.63%) Salt
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.32%) OpenView
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.32%) SCCM
9 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (63.16%) Red Hat
2 26 (34.21%) VMware
3 11 (14.47%) Google
4 9 (11.84%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) MKS
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle
5 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.89%) IBM
7 5 (6.58%) Cisco
8 4 (5.26%) Dell
8 4 (5.26%) EMC
8 4 (5.26%) Veritas
9 3 (3.95%) APTARE
9 3 (3.95%) HP
10 2 (2.63%) McAfee
10 2 (2.63%) SAP
10 2 (2.63%) Splunk
11 1 (1.32%) F5
11 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.32%) Zend