Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 143 134
Rank change year-on-year +27 -9 +26
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 115 56 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.85% 1.09% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.81% 5.12% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 28 46
South West median daily rate £515 £380 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.53% -22.05% +30.87%
10th Percentile £300 £227 £320
90th Percentile £663 £531 £606
England median daily rate £513 £475 £461
% change year-on-year +7.89% +2.98% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -24.73% +10.71% +44.83%

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 1,472 1,094 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.66% 21.32% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 591 547
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £135 £155 £132
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
England median daily rate £438 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -0.57% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 109 109
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -8.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.95
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.50 £46.90
England median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +2.53% +1.49% -1.47%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
Gloucestershire +27 48 £515 -6.36% 3
Wiltshire 0 39 £525 +10.53% 4
Bristol -12 20 £538 +59.26%
Somerset +6 6 £250 +3.09%
Dorset 0 1 £400 -5.88%
Devon -3 1 £550 +31.74%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (62.61%) Red Hat
3 51 (44.35%) Security Cleared
4 41 (35.65%) DV Cleared
5 38 (33.04%) CentOS
5 38 (33.04%) Unix
6 37 (32.17%) Windows
7 35 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (29.57%) Oracle
9 33 (28.70%) Solaris
10 30 (26.09%) VMware
11 28 (24.35%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (22.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (22.61%) OpenShift
12 26 (22.61%) Windows Server
13 25 (21.74%) Python
14 23 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 23 (20.00%) LAN
14 23 (20.00%) WAN
14 23 (20.00%) Ansible
15 22 (19.13%) Cisco
15 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
16 21 (18.26%) Shell Script
16 21 (18.26%) Docker
16 21 (18.26%) Jenkins
16 21 (18.26%) Degree
17 20 (17.39%) PowerShell
17 20 (17.39%) MongoDB
17 20 (17.39%) Replication
17 20 (17.39%) SAN

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 (10.43%) JBoss
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (6.96%) nginx
3 8 (6.96%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.09%) Apache
4 7 (6.09%) OpenStack
4 7 (6.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (6.09%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.61%) Confluence
7 2 (1.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.61%) OpenShift
2 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (11.30%) Apigee
3 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.09%) IaaS
4 7 (6.09%) PaaS
5 6 (5.22%) GitHub
6 4 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.74%) Datadog
8 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.87%) NuGet
8 1 (0.87%) Route 53
8 1 (0.87%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.00%) LAN
1 23 (20.00%) WAN
2 20 (17.39%) SAN
3 13 (11.30%) Firewall
4 9 (7.83%) DNS
4 9 (7.83%) SSL
5 7 (6.09%) HTTP
6 6 (5.22%) WLAN
7 2 (1.74%) SSH
7 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.87%) DHCP
8 1 (0.87%) InfiniBand
8 1 (0.87%) Internet
8 1 (0.87%) IPv4
8 1 (0.87%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.87%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 19 (16.52%) Big Data
4 17 (14.78%) Oracle Database
5 16 (13.91%) MySQL
6 14 (12.17%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.83%) DB2
8 7 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.74%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (18.26%) Jenkins
2 19 (16.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.61%) JIRA
4 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.87%) Ant
5 1 (0.87%) GitLab
5 1 (0.87%) Hudson
5 1 (0.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (6.09%) Banking
2 5 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (1.74%) Games
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (23.48%) Administrator
2 21 (18.26%) DBA
3 19 (16.52%) Architect
4 15 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (11.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (11.30%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.57%) Technical Architect
7 9 (7.83%) Unix Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) DV Cleared DBA
9 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (5.22%) Unix Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Cisco Support
11 5 (4.35%) Consultant
11 5 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Server Support
11 5 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.52%) Middleware
2 9 (7.83%) XML
3 7 (6.09%) Java EE
3 7 (6.09%) JSON
4 6 (5.22%) J2EE
5 4 (3.48%) Web Services
6 3 (2.61%) REST
6 3 (2.61%) SOAP
7 2 (1.74%) .NET
7 2 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.74%) Kafka
8 1 (0.87%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (17.39%) Replication
3 13 (11.30%) Clustering
4 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.22%) PKI
6 5 (4.35%) DataPower
7 3 (2.61%) CESG
8 2 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.87%) Animation
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.87%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (33.04%) CentOS
2 38 (33.04%) Unix
3 37 (32.17%) Windows
4 33 (28.70%) Solaris
5 26 (22.61%) Windows Server
6 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.22%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.35%) zOS
10 4 (3.48%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.74%) AIX
13 1 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.87%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (22.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (16.52%) DevOps
3 19 (16.52%) High Availability
4 18 (15.65%) Computer Science
5 17 (14.78%) Task Automation
6 16 (13.91%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (12.17%) Technical Leadership
8 13 (11.30%) Data Security
8 13 (11.30%) Migration
9 12 (10.43%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.70%) Open Source
11 9 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.83%) Service Management
11 9 (7.83%) SOA
12 7 (6.09%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (6.09%) Data Deduplication
12 7 (6.09%) Data Migration
12 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (6.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.74%) Python
2 21 (18.26%) Shell Script
3 20 (17.39%) PowerShell
4 19 (16.52%) SQL
5 18 (15.65%) Java
6 13 (11.30%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.48%) Ruby
8 3 (2.61%) C
9 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.74%) Perl
10 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (44.35%) Security Cleared
2 41 (35.65%) DV Cleared
3 21 (18.26%) Degree
4 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (6.09%) RHCE
7 3 (2.61%) CISM
7 3 (2.61%) CISSP
7 3 (2.61%) ECDL
8 1 (0.87%) OCP
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.61%) PSD2
System Software
1 23 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.26%) Docker
3 14 (12.17%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.35%) NFS
6 4 (3.48%) LXC
7 3 (2.61%) Samba
7 3 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.87%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.87%) iptables
Systems Management
1 23 (20.00%) Ansible
2 17 (14.78%) Kubernetes
3 16 (13.91%) Puppet
4 13 (11.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (5.22%) vRealize
6 3 (2.61%) Nagios
6 3 (2.61%) Terraform
7 2 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.74%) Grafana
7 2 (1.74%) Icinga
7 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.87%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.87%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.87%) SCCM
8 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 72 (62.61%) Red Hat
2 34 (29.57%) Oracle
3 30 (26.09%) VMware
4 22 (19.13%) Cisco
5 14 (12.17%) HP
5 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
6 12 (10.43%) Sybase
7 7 (6.09%) IBM
8 6 (5.22%) Micro Focus
8 6 (5.22%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.35%) F5
10 3 (2.61%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.74%) Google
11 2 (1.74%) Informatica
11 2 (1.74%) SAP
11 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.74%) Teradata
12 1 (0.87%) Intel
12 1 (0.87%) NetApp