Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 143 180
Rank change year-on-year +16 +37 -25
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 71 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.35% 1.12% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.87% 5.51% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 29
South West median daily rate £406 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £295 £303 £317
90th Percentile £500 £511 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £43.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +3.62% -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £31.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year +18.11% +9.48% -26.58%

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 1,034 1,088 1,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.64% 20.37% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 634 747
South West median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £150 £128 £150
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 131 150
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -12.82% +14.71%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £43.08 £47.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% - +3.13%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +13 22 £325 -1.52% 2
Dorset +16 15 £444 +47.92%
Wiltshire 0 13 £415 -12.63% 3
Gloucestershire +15 9 £550 +41.94% 5
Somerset 0 7 £240 -40.00% 1
Devon +2 5 £447 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (61.97%) Red Hat
3 31 (43.66%) Windows
4 28 (39.44%) Java
5 26 (36.62%) CentOS
6 21 (29.58%) DevOps
7 20 (28.17%) Python
8 18 (25.35%) Unix
8 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (23.94%) Puppet
9 17 (23.94%) Windows Server
10 16 (22.54%) VMware
11 15 (21.13%) Shell Script
11 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
12 14 (19.72%) Docker
12 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
12 14 (19.72%) Web Services
12 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
12 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (18.31%) Terraform
14 12 (16.90%) Scrum
14 12 (16.90%) Google
15 11 (15.49%) Finance
15 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.49%) XML
15 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
15 11 (15.49%) DNS
16 10 (14.08%) Apache
16 10 (14.08%) Tomcat
16 10 (14.08%) JavaScript

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 10 (14.08%) Apache
1 10 (14.08%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.68%) JBoss
3 5 (7.04%) IIS
3 5 (7.04%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.04%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.63%) Confluence
4 4 (5.63%) EPiServer
4 4 (5.63%) SAS
5 3 (4.23%) Alfresco
5 3 (4.23%) Mule
6 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.41%) Jetty
7 1 (1.41%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.41%) nginx
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.41%) WildFly
7 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Houdini
1 7 (9.86%) Maya
1 7 (9.86%) NUKE
1 7 (9.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.63%) G Suite
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.82%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.82%) Route 53
5 2 (2.82%) Serverless
5 2 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) DNS
1 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.27%) Firewall
3 7 (9.86%) DHCP
3 7 (9.86%) LAN
3 7 (9.86%) WAN
4 5 (7.04%) VPN
5 4 (5.63%) HTTP
5 4 (5.63%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (4.23%) FTP
6 3 (4.23%) IPsec
6 3 (4.23%) Network Security
6 3 (4.23%) SMS
7 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.82%) PCoIP
7 2 (2.82%) SSL
8 1 (1.41%) IPv4
8 1 (1.41%) IPv6
8 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) MySQL
2 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
2 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.45%) MariaDB
4 5 (7.04%) Ingres
4 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.63%) Data Lake
5 4 (5.63%) DB2
5 4 (5.63%) HDInsight
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (8.45%) JIRA
5 4 (5.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (5.63%) Subversion
5 4 (5.63%) Vagrant
6 3 (4.23%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.23%) EasyMock
6 3 (4.23%) JUnit
7 2 (2.82%) Ant
7 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.41%) Hudson
8 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.41%) TestNG
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Administrator
1 15 (21.13%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (18.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (14.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.27%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.63%) Server Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.23%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Linux Support
8 3 (4.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) Web Services
2 11 (15.49%) XML
3 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 8 (11.27%) CSS
3 8 (11.27%) EJB
4 7 (9.86%) J2EE
5 5 (7.04%) HTML
5 5 (7.04%) Java EE
5 5 (7.04%) POJO
6 4 (5.63%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (5.63%) LDAP
6 4 (5.63%) REST
6 4 (5.63%) Struts
7 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.23%) JSF
7 3 (4.23%) JSON
7 3 (4.23%) Middleware
7 3 (4.23%) Spring
8 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (8.45%) Animation
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Wiki
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (43.66%) Windows
3 26 (36.62%) CentOS
4 18 (25.35%) Unix
5 17 (23.94%) Windows Server
6 10 (14.08%) Ubuntu
7 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.45%) VMS
9 5 (7.04%) Solaris
10 3 (4.23%) AIX
10 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.82%) DC/OS
11 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.41%) CoreOS
12 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) DevOps
2 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Scrum
4 9 (12.68%) Open Source
5 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL
6 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.86%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (8.45%) OO
7 6 (8.45%) Visual Effects
8 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.04%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.04%) Web Development
9 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.63%) SDLC
9 4 (5.63%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) Java
2 20 (28.17%) Python
3 15 (21.13%) Shell Script
4 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell
5 9 (12.68%) SQL
6 8 (11.27%) Perl
7 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.45%) PHP
9 5 (7.04%) Korn
10 3 (4.23%) Groovy
10 3 (4.23%) R
11 2 (2.82%) C
11 2 (2.82%) C#
11 2 (2.82%) C++
11 2 (2.82%) Ruby
12 1 (1.41%) F#
12 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
1 14 (19.72%) Docker
2 9 (12.68%) Samba
3 8 (11.27%) NFS
4 6 (8.45%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.63%) Firmware
6 4 (5.63%) Shibboleth
6 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (4.23%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.82%) KVM
8 2 (2.82%) vSphere
8 2 (2.82%) Xen
9 1 (1.41%) GlusterFS
9 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (23.94%) Puppet
2 13 (18.31%) Terraform
3 9 (12.68%) Ansible
3 9 (12.68%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.82%) Nagios
5 2 (2.82%) Packer
5 2 (2.82%) SCOM
6 1 (1.41%) Icinga
6 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.41%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Red Hat
2 16 (22.54%) VMware
3 12 (16.90%) Google
4 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.27%) Oracle
6 5 (7.04%) IBM
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco
7 4 (5.63%) Snow
7 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.63%) Sophos
8 3 (4.23%) BEA
9 2 (2.82%) Dynatrace
9 2 (2.82%) HP
9 2 (2.82%) hybris
9 2 (2.82%) SAP
10 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.41%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.41%) F5
10 1 (1.41%) New Relic
10 1 (1.41%) webMethods