Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 122 135
Rank change year-on-year +25 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 59 116 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 1.94% 1.86% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.43% 8.16% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 34
Median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% -5.13%
10th Percentile £470 £250 £251
90th Percentile £650 £713 £551
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.24
% change year-on-year - +2.21% +24.52%

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 700 1,422 1,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.00% 22.77% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 815 607
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £143 £140 £162
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
England median daily rate £438 £440 £440
% change year-on-year -0.57% - +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 115 124
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.00 £17.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.43% +137.96% +0.40%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.85 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.50 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - +4.31%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South West over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South West

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the South West.

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 5 July 2020. 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 +19 21 £650 +26.21% 8
Wiltshire +4 13 £525 +5.00% 2
Devon - 13 £481 -
Bristol +40 9 £600 +37.14%
Somerset +1 2 £590 +136.00%
Dorset +9 1 - - 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
3 39 (66.10%) Red Hat
4 35 (59.32%) DevOps
5 30 (50.85%) Python
6 29 (49.15%) Ansible
6 29 (49.15%) Puppet
7 23 (38.98%) Jenkins
7 23 (38.98%) Configuration Management
8 22 (37.29%) CentOS
9 21 (35.59%) SC Cleared
9 21 (35.59%) DV Cleared
9 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (35.59%) VMware
10 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
11 18 (30.51%) Docker
11 18 (30.51%) Bash Shell
12 17 (28.81%) Terraform
12 17 (28.81%) Scrum
12 17 (28.81%) JIRA
13 16 (27.12%) PKI
13 16 (27.12%) Apache NiFi
14 15 (25.42%) Confluence
14 15 (25.42%) AWS
14 15 (25.42%) Technical Leadership
14 15 (25.42%) Incident Management
14 15 (25.42%) Java
14 15 (25.42%) Perl
15 14 (23.73%) Windows
15 14 (23.73%) Aerospace

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 15 (25.42%) Confluence
2 5 (8.47%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 3 (5.08%) nginx
4 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) AWS
2 11 (18.64%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (18.64%) Amazon ELB
2 11 (18.64%) Amazon S3
2 11 (18.64%) Route 53
3 2 (3.39%) Azure
4 1 (1.69%) Apigee
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) DHCP
3 2 (3.39%) IPsec
3 2 (3.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.69%) Skype
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) Apache Accumulo
1 14 (23.73%) Hadoop
2 11 (18.64%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.08%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (38.98%) Jenkins
2 17 (28.81%) JIRA
3 13 (22.03%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.78%) GitLab
5 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) Robot Framework
5 2 (3.39%) TestRail
6 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
General
1 14 (23.73%) Aerospace
2 6 (10.17%) Electronics
2 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.17%) Public Sector
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Marketing
4 4 (6.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Administrator
1 23 (38.98%) Linux Administrator
2 22 (37.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 22 (37.29%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (27.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Systems Administration Leader
5 12 (20.34%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (10.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (5.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Designer
9 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Migration Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) Apache NiFi
2 14 (23.73%) Kafka
3 5 (8.47%) Middleware
4 3 (5.08%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.39%) LAMP
6 1 (1.69%) J2EE
6 1 (1.69%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) PKI
2 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.69%) Analogue Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Verilog
5 1 (1.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (37.29%) CentOS
3 14 (23.73%) Windows
4 7 (11.86%) Solaris
5 5 (8.47%) Unix
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.69%) Fedora
7 1 (1.69%) SUSE
7 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) DevOps
2 23 (38.98%) Configuration Management
3 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (28.81%) Scrum
5 15 (25.42%) Incident Management
5 15 (25.42%) Technical Leadership
6 14 (23.73%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (22.03%) Open Source
8 11 (18.64%) ITIL
8 11 (18.64%) Migration
9 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.47%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (8.47%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.78%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (6.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 4 (6.78%) SOA
11 4 (6.78%) Task Automation
11 4 (6.78%) TDD
12 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) Python
2 18 (30.51%) Bash Shell
3 15 (25.42%) Java
3 15 (25.42%) Perl
4 13 (22.03%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.78%) C
6 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.78%) PHP
6 4 (6.78%) SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (35.59%) DV Cleared
2 21 (35.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) AWS Certification
4 3 (5.08%) CCNA
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) CISSP
5 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) GIAC
6 1 (1.69%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MCSE
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.69%) SANS
6 1 (1.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.51%) Docker
3 13 (22.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.78%) vSphere
7 3 (5.08%) XenApp
8 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.69%) Firmware
9 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.69%) LXC
9 1 (1.69%) NFS
9 1 (1.69%) Samba
9 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.69%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.69%) Xen
9 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (49.15%) Ansible
1 29 (49.15%) Puppet
2 17 (28.81%) Terraform
3 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.08%) Nagios
5 2 (3.39%) HP ALM
5 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.39%) OpenView
5 2 (3.39%) SCCM
5 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.39%) WSUS
6 1 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.69%) Grafana
6 1 (1.69%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (66.10%) Red Hat
2 21 (35.59%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) SAP
4 4 (6.78%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle
6 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.69%) BEA
7 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.69%) NetApp
7 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds