Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 117 166
Rank change year-on-year -19 +49 -16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 62 89 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.16% 1.62% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.49% 9.45% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 36
South West median daily rate £475 £468 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +18.73% -7.35%
10th Percentile £243 £356 £334
90th Percentile £555 £600 £531
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +5.36% +12.07% -14.71%

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 1,130 942 1,323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.10% 17.11% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 566 769
South West median daily rate £375 £364 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.02% -0.27% +0.34%
10th Percentile £158 £159 £181
90th Percentile £538 £525 £540
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 82 112
South West median hourly rate £17.88 £17.54 £16.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +4.81% +0.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.14 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £45.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.14% +1.85% +2.10%

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 July 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 July 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 -21 16 £493 +5.91% 1
Wiltshire +11 11 £463 +26.71% 2
Gloucestershire +4 11 £500 - 1
Devon +4 10 £385 -23.00%
Dorset -2 6 £210 - 1
Somerset +12 4 £225 -30.77%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (64.52%) Red Hat
3 37 (59.68%) DevOps
4 31 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 29 (46.77%) Puppet
5 29 (46.77%) VMware
6 27 (43.55%) Security Cleared
7 26 (41.94%) Java
8 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (33.87%) Configuration Management
9 21 (33.87%) Windows
10 20 (32.26%) Scrum
10 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (32.26%) Terraform
11 19 (30.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (30.65%) Ansible
12 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
12 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (25.81%) CentOS
13 16 (25.81%) Windows Server
14 14 (22.58%) Virtual Machines
15 13 (20.97%) Ant
15 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
16 12 (19.35%) JBoss
16 12 (19.35%) Google
16 12 (19.35%) Selenium
17 11 (17.74%) Vagrant
17 11 (17.74%) Opscode Chef

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 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
2 12 (19.35%) JBoss
3 7 (11.29%) Confluence
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.61%) Mule
6 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (17.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (17.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.84%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.23%) PaaS
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.61%) G Suite
6 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.90%) Firewall
3 5 (8.06%) DNS
3 5 (8.06%) HTTP
3 5 (8.06%) SSH
4 4 (6.45%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.23%) DKIM
5 2 (3.23%) DMARC
5 2 (3.23%) FTP
5 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.23%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (3.23%) NAS
5 2 (3.23%) Network Security
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 2 (3.23%) SMTP
5 2 (3.23%) tcpdump
5 2 (3.23%) VLAN
5 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.84%) Big Data
3 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (30.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (20.97%) Ant
4 12 (19.35%) Selenium
5 11 (17.74%) Travis CI
5 11 (17.74%) Vagrant
6 7 (11.29%) Bitbucket
6 7 (11.29%) EasyMock
6 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
6 7 (11.29%) JIRA
6 7 (11.29%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.23%) GitLab
8 1 (1.61%) Gradle
8 1 (1.61%) Hudson
8 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.61%) TestNG
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.23%) Back Office
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) Administrator
2 16 (25.81%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (19.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (19.35%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (16.13%) Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (9.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Linux Support
10 2 (3.23%) Linux Support Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) JSP
1 11 (17.74%) Struts
2 8 (12.90%) EJB
3 7 (11.29%) JSF
3 7 (11.29%) Spring
4 3 (4.84%) Web Services
5 2 (3.23%) .NET
5 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.23%) Java EE
6 1 (1.61%) CGI
6 1 (1.61%) Doctrine
6 1 (1.61%) HTML
6 1 (1.61%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) JMS
6 1 (1.61%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (1.61%) Node.js
6 1 (1.61%) Symfony
6 1 (1.61%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.61%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Fat Client
1 9 (14.52%) Thin Client
2 7 (11.29%) Wiki
3 5 (8.06%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.45%) LPAR
5 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) Windows
3 16 (25.81%) CentOS
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (16.13%) Unix
6 4 (6.45%) AIX
6 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.84%) Debian
8 2 (3.23%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) DevOps
2 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.87%) Configuration Management
4 20 (32.26%) Scrum
5 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.13%) OO
7 9 (14.52%) Change Management
8 7 (11.29%) OOD
9 6 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (8.06%) Open Source
11 4 (6.45%) ITIL
11 4 (6.45%) Security Auditing
11 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.84%) Performance Testing
12 3 (4.84%) Task Automation
13 2 (3.23%) Build Automation
13 2 (3.23%) Open Source Development
13 2 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
13 2 (3.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 2 (3.23%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) Python
3 8 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 6 (9.68%) Perl
5 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.23%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) F#
7 1 (1.61%) Groovy
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) RHCE
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) HND
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) GDPR
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.61%) PMO
1 1 (1.61%) RMADS
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (22.58%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (14.52%) Docker
4 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.84%) vSphere
7 2 (3.23%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.61%) OpenAM
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.61%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (46.77%) Puppet
2 20 (32.26%) Terraform
3 19 (30.65%) Ansible
4 11 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (17.74%) Packer
5 5 (8.06%) Kubernetes
5 5 (8.06%) Tivoli
6 4 (6.45%) Nagios
6 4 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Salt
7 3 (4.84%) SELinux
7 3 (4.84%) WSUS
8 2 (3.23%) FreeIPA
8 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (3.23%) Netcool
8 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (64.52%) Red Hat
2 29 (46.77%) VMware
3 12 (19.35%) Google
4 10 (16.13%) Citrix
5 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.52%) MKS
6 4 (6.45%) IBM
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco
7 3 (4.84%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle
7 3 (4.84%) Splunk
8 2 (3.23%) CA
8 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.23%) F5
8 2 (3.23%) Hortonworks
8 2 (3.23%) McAfee
8 2 (3.23%) Proofpoint
8 2 (3.23%) Remedy
9 1 (1.61%) Sophos
9 1 (1.61%) webMethods