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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 124 113
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 20 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.53% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.34% 2.53% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 27
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £330 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £645 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 461 632 664
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.84% 21.09% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 795 946
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £158 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 99 255
Median hourly rate £39.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.16 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £37.75 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 11 £400 -11.11% 1
Gloucestershire +13 7 - - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (74.67%) Red Hat
3 36 (48.00%) DevOps
4 33 (44.00%) Oracle
4 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 30 (40.00%) VMware
6 30 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 28 (37.33%) Windows
8 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
8 27 (36.00%) Puppet
9 26 (34.67%) Java
9 26 (34.67%) Oracle Database
10 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
11 22 (29.33%) Web Services
11 22 (29.33%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
13 19 (25.33%) Ant
13 19 (25.33%) Perl
14 18 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (24.00%) Oracle APEX
14 18 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (22.67%) .NET
15 17 (22.67%) SQL
15 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
15 17 (22.67%) vRealize

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 14 (18.67%) IIS
2 13 (17.33%) WebSphere
3 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.00%) Apache
4 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (10.67%) GlassFish
5 8 (10.67%) nginx
5 8 (10.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (10.67%) Skype for Business
5 8 (10.67%) WebLogic
6 6 (8.00%) JBoss
7 5 (6.67%) Jetty
7 5 (6.67%) Mongrel
8 4 (5.33%) GeoServer
9 3 (4.00%) Alfresco
9 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (4.00%) Mule
10 1 (1.33%) Confluence
10 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.33%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.33%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (4.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.00%) GitHub
6 3 (4.00%) Route 53
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.67%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (2.67%) PaaS
8 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) DNS
2 10 (13.33%) Kerberos
2 10 (13.33%) PuTTY
2 10 (13.33%) WinSCP
3 8 (10.67%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (10.67%) Skype
3 8 (10.67%) SSL
4 7 (9.33%) IPsec
4 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.00%) HTTP
6 5 (6.67%) DHCP
6 5 (6.67%) Firewall
6 5 (6.67%) LDAP
7 4 (5.33%) FTP
8 3 (4.00%) LAN
8 3 (4.00%) Network Security
9 2 (2.67%) SAN
9 2 (2.67%) WAN
10 1 (1.33%) DAB
10 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.67%) Oracle Database
2 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (14.67%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (5.33%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
10 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (25.33%) Ant
3 18 (24.00%) Oracle APEX
4 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (18.67%) TeamCity
5 12 (16.00%) Eclipse
5 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (13.33%) HP UFT
6 10 (13.33%) Selenium
6 10 (13.33%) SpecFlow
6 10 (13.33%) Toad
7 8 (10.67%) SoapUI
7 8 (10.67%) Subversion
7 8 (10.67%) TestNG
8 6 (8.00%) LoadRunner
9 5 (6.67%) Travis CI
10 4 (5.33%) Maven
11 3 (4.00%) Vagrant
12 2 (2.67%) Gradle
12 2 (2.67%) Hudson
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Electronics
3 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Architect
3 8 (10.67%) Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Administrator
4 7 (9.33%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Tester
5 6 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 6 (8.00%) Automation Tester
5 6 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (8.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) Web Services
2 17 (22.67%) .NET
3 10 (13.33%) Middleware
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (10.67%) OAuth2
5 7 (9.33%) CSS
5 7 (9.33%) HTML
5 7 (9.33%) J2EE
5 7 (9.33%) RESTful
6 5 (6.67%) Ajax
6 5 (6.67%) jQuery
6 5 (6.67%) Servlets
7 4 (5.33%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (4.00%) REST
8 3 (4.00%) XML
9 2 (2.67%) EJB
9 2 (2.67%) Java EE
9 2 (2.67%) JMS
9 2 (2.67%) MCollective
9 2 (2.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (37.33%) Windows
3 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 15 (20.00%) CentOS
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (14.67%) Unix
8 9 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
10 7 (9.33%) AIX
10 7 (9.33%) Ubuntu
11 5 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) DevOps
2 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (18.67%) ITIL
5 13 (17.33%) Scrum
6 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
7 10 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
7 10 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 10 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 10 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (12.00%) Open Source
8 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 8 (10.67%) API Testing
9 8 (10.67%) BDD
9 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.33%) Domain Models
11 6 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Java
2 19 (25.33%) Perl
3 17 (22.67%) SQL
4 15 (20.00%) Python
5 10 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 10 (13.33%) F#
5 10 (13.33%) VBScript
6 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (12.00%) Ruby
7 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.00%) Go
9 3 (4.00%) Groovy
9 3 (4.00%) VB
10 2 (2.67%) C
10 2 (2.67%) C#
10 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.33%) C++
11 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) ISEB
3 6 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.67%) RHCE
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.33%) RHCA
5 1 (1.33%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.67%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
1 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.67%) vSphere
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (10.67%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (9.33%) DFS Replication
5 6 (8.00%) Docker
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (5.33%) Xen
8 2 (2.67%) GFS2
8 2 (2.67%) OCFS2
8 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.33%) Gluster
9 1 (1.33%) KVM
9 1 (1.33%) Shibboleth
9 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (36.00%) Puppet
2 17 (22.67%) vRealize
3 12 (16.00%) Ansible
4 8 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.33%) Terraform
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (4.00%) Salt
7 2 (2.67%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.67%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.33%) Grafana
8 1 (1.33%) Graphite
8 1 (1.33%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.33%) Kibana
8 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.33%) logstash
8 1 (1.33%) Nexpose
8 1 (1.33%) SELinux
8 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (74.67%) Red Hat
2 33 (44.00%) Oracle
3 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (40.00%) VMware
4 16 (21.33%) IBM
5 11 (14.67%) HP
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco
6 4 (5.33%) Google
7 3 (4.00%) Dell
7 3 (4.00%) SaltStack
7 3 (4.00%) SAP
8 2 (2.67%) EMC
9 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.33%) F5
9 1 (1.33%) Gemalto
9 1 (1.33%) Isilon
9 1 (1.33%) Juniper
9 1 (1.33%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.33%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.33%) Veritas