Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 149 165
Rank change year-on-year +22 +16 -8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 70 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.25% 1.03% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.63% 4.78% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 45
South West median daily rate £406 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% -8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £310 £308 £311
90th Percentile £495 £519 £595
England median daily rate £475 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +8.88% +2.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +3.62% -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +87.50% -42.86% -35.19%

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 1056 1256 1393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.79% 21.63% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 744 788
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £148 £135 £150
90th Percentile £513 £550 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 120 164
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.72% -12.83% +4.67%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.73 £11.17
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.30 £43.01
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +10 25 £331 +0.38% 3
Devon +7 13 £447 -
Wiltshire -10 13 £413 -2.94% 1
Dorset +18 10 £469 +56.25%
Gloucestershire +9 7 £433 +8.13% 1
Somerset -10 1 £240 -40.00%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 31 (44.29%) Windows
4 30 (42.86%) Java
4 30 (42.86%) CentOS
5 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
6 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (25.71%) JBoss
8 18 (25.71%) Tomcat
8 18 (25.71%) Python
8 18 (25.71%) Shell Script
9 17 (24.29%) XML
9 17 (24.29%) Puppet
9 17 (24.29%) DevOps
10 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
10 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
10 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
11 15 (21.43%) VMware
12 14 (20.00%) IBM
12 14 (20.00%) EJB
12 14 (20.00%) Java EE
12 14 (20.00%) Subversion
12 14 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 14 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (18.57%) WebSphere
13 13 (18.57%) DB2
13 13 (18.57%) Struts
13 13 (18.57%) Unix
13 13 (18.57%) Active Directory

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 18 (25.71%) JBoss
1 18 (25.71%) Tomcat
2 13 (18.57%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.14%) Apache
5 4 (5.71%) EPiServer
5 4 (5.71%) IIS
5 4 (5.71%) SAS
6 3 (4.29%) Alfresco
6 3 (4.29%) Mule
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.43%) Confluence
7 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Houdini
1 8 (11.43%) Maya
1 8 (11.43%) NUKE
1 8 (11.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.86%) Route 53
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.43%) G Suite
5 1 (1.43%) IaaS
5 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.43%) PaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Serverless
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) LAN
1 10 (14.29%) WAN
2 8 (11.43%) Firewall
3 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.57%) DNS
5 5 (7.14%) VPN
6 4 (5.71%) HTTP
6 4 (5.71%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (4.29%) DHCP
7 3 (4.29%) PCoIP
7 3 (4.29%) PuTTY
7 3 (4.29%) SMS
7 3 (4.29%) WinSCP
8 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.86%) Network Security
9 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.43%) NAS
9 1 (1.43%) SSH
9 1 (1.43%) VLAN
9 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) DB2
2 8 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.71%) Data Lake
5 4 (5.71%) HDInsight
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
7 2 (2.86%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.00%) Subversion
4 7 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (5.71%) Ant
5 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.71%) JIRA
5 4 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (5.71%) Vagrant
6 3 (4.29%) HP UFT
6 3 (4.29%) Mercurial
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (4.29%) Selenium
6 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.29%) TestNG
7 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
1 4 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Billing
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Administrator
1 17 (24.29%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 12 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (17.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.71%) Linux Support
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.29%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.29%) UI/UX Developer
8 3 (4.29%) UX Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) XML
2 14 (20.00%) EJB
2 14 (20.00%) Java EE
3 13 (18.57%) Struts
4 10 (14.29%) Web Services
5 8 (11.43%) .NET
6 7 (10.00%) J2EE
7 5 (7.14%) CSS
8 4 (5.71%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (5.71%) JSON
9 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.29%) HTML
9 3 (4.29%) Middleware
9 3 (4.29%) Play Framework
9 3 (4.29%) RESTful
10 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.86%) Dropwizard
10 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.86%) JAX-RS
10 2 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (10.00%) Animation
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) CESG
6 1 (1.43%) Derivative
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (44.29%) Windows
3 30 (42.86%) CentOS
4 14 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (18.57%) Unix
6 9 (12.86%) Ubuntu
6 9 (12.86%) Windows 7
7 7 (10.00%) VMS
8 6 (8.57%) Solaris
9 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.86%) AIX
11 1 (1.43%) CoreOS
11 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.29%) DevOps
3 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
4 14 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.86%) Scrum
6 8 (11.43%) Open Source
7 7 (10.00%) Visual Effects
8 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.14%) ITIL
10 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.71%) Line Management
10 4 (5.71%) OO
10 4 (5.71%) UML
11 3 (4.29%) API Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Defect Tracking
11 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.29%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) Java
2 18 (25.71%) Python
2 18 (25.71%) Shell Script
3 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.43%) SQL
5 6 (8.57%) Perl
6 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.71%) Ruby
8 3 (4.29%) C
8 3 (4.29%) C++
8 3 (4.29%) F#
8 3 (4.29%) Groovy
9 2 (2.86%) C#
10 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.43%) VB
10 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.43%) RHCA
5 1 (1.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.14%) Docker
3 10 (14.29%) Samba
4 9 (12.86%) NFS
4 9 (12.86%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.14%) vSphere
6 3 (4.29%) ISA Server
6 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.29%) VMware NSX
7 2 (2.86%) Firmware
8 1 (1.43%) GlusterFS
8 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.43%) KVM
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.43%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.43%) XenApp
8 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (24.29%) Puppet
2 12 (17.14%) Terraform
3 8 (11.43%) Ansible
4 7 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.29%) Packer
7 2 (2.86%) Nagios
7 2 (2.86%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.86%) vRealize
8 1 (1.43%) Icinga
8 1 (1.43%) Nessus
8 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.43%) Nexpose
8 1 (1.43%) OSSEC
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.43%) SCOM
8 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 15 (21.43%) VMware
3 14 (20.00%) IBM
4 11 (15.71%) Oracle
5 7 (10.00%) Google
6 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.14%) Cisco
8 4 (5.71%) HP
9 3 (4.29%) BEA
10 2 (2.86%) Citrix
11 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.43%) Dell
11 1 (1.43%) EMC
11 1 (1.43%) NetApp
11 1 (1.43%) Siebel
11 1 (1.43%) Software AG
11 1 (1.43%) Sophos
11 1 (1.43%) Sun
11 1 (1.43%) Veritas
11 1 (1.43%) webMethods