Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 122 140
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 +38
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 103 80 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.59% 1.43% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.65% 7.57% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 35
South West median daily rate £493 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.13% +6.67% -7.98%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £306
90th Percentile £580 £497 £520
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +3.62%
10th Percentile £35.75 £26.60 £42.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £35.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +56.25% -17.24%

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 1,549 1,057 1,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.94% 18.83% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 621 707
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -3.78%
10th Percentile £140 £150 £135
90th Percentile £575 £513 £534
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 97 128
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +8.44% -15.79%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.78 £10.93
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £44.43
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -19 29 £444 +36.54% 4
Wiltshire -12 28 £550 +33.33% 7
Gloucestershire +8 26 £520 -5.45% 9
Dorset -1 11 £418 -10.93%
Somerset -4 6 £200 -15.79% 1
Devon -11 2 £513 +14.65% 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (59.22%) Red Hat
3 47 (45.63%) Security Cleared
4 41 (39.81%) Python
5 39 (37.86%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (31.07%) Windows
7 31 (30.10%) Unix
7 31 (30.10%) DV Cleared
8 30 (29.13%) Oracle
9 29 (28.16%) CentOS
10 28 (27.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (26.21%) Puppet
11 27 (26.21%) Windows Server
12 26 (25.24%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (25.24%) Configuration Management
13 22 (21.36%) VMware
13 22 (21.36%) SC Cleared
13 22 (21.36%) Degree
14 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
14 20 (19.42%) Bash Shell
15 19 (18.45%) Active Directory
15 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
16 18 (17.48%) High Availability
17 17 (16.50%) Big Data
17 17 (16.50%) PowerShell
17 17 (16.50%) Computer Science
17 17 (16.50%) SQL Server
17 17 (16.50%) Shell Script
17 17 (16.50%) IT Strategy
18 16 (15.53%) PostgreSQL

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 (9.71%) JBoss
2 9 (8.74%) Apache
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (5.83%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.91%) Confluence
6 3 (2.91%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.91%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.94%) IIS
7 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Houdini
1 1 (0.97%) Maya
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.97%) NUKE
1 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) OpenShift
2 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.91%) Apigee
5 3 (2.91%) Datadog
5 3 (2.91%) GitHub
5 3 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) LAN
1 16 (15.53%) WAN
2 14 (13.59%) SAN
3 7 (6.80%) Firewall
4 6 (5.83%) HTTP
5 5 (4.85%) WLAN
6 4 (3.88%) NAS
6 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.91%) IPv6
7 3 (2.91%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.94%) DHCP
8 2 (1.94%) DNS
8 2 (1.94%) SSL
8 2 (1.94%) VPN
9 1 (0.97%) BGP
9 1 (0.97%) Internet
9 1 (0.97%) IPv4
9 1 (0.97%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.97%) MPLS
9 1 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.50%) Big Data
1 17 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.53%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (14.56%) MySQL
4 13 (12.62%) MongoDB
4 13 (12.62%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.91%) DB2
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.88%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.91%) Ant
4 3 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.91%) Selenium
4 3 (2.91%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.94%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.94%) JIRA
5 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (11.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Electronics
3 2 (1.94%) Games
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Administrator
2 20 (19.42%) Architect
3 16 (15.53%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (13.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 14 (13.59%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (13.59%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.65%) DBA
6 10 (9.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared DBA
8 6 (5.83%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (4.85%) Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Unix Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Active Directory Support
10 4 (3.88%) Cisco Support
10 4 (3.88%) Designer
10 4 (3.88%) Developer
10 4 (3.88%) NetBackup Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) Middleware
2 9 (8.74%) XML
3 8 (7.77%) JSON
4 6 (5.83%) Java EE
5 5 (4.85%) LDAP
6 3 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.91%) JSP
6 3 (2.91%) LAMP
6 3 (2.91%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.91%) Struts
6 3 (2.91%) Web Services
7 2 (1.94%) .NET
7 2 (1.94%) REST
7 2 (1.94%) SOAP
8 1 (0.97%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 39 (37.86%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.68%) Clustering
2 11 (10.68%) Replication
3 6 (5.83%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.83%) PKI
4 4 (3.88%) Animation
4 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.91%) DataPower
5 3 (2.91%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.91%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (31.07%) Windows
3 31 (30.10%) Unix
4 29 (28.16%) CentOS
5 27 (26.21%) Windows Server
6 10 (9.71%) Ubuntu
7 9 (8.74%) Solaris
8 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.88%) Debian
10 4 (3.88%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.94%) VMS
13 1 (0.97%) AIX
13 1 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.97%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (25.24%) Configuration Management
2 26 (25.24%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (17.48%) High Availability
4 17 (16.50%) Computer Science
4 17 (16.50%) IT Strategy
5 15 (14.56%) Critical Thinking
5 15 (14.56%) DevOps
5 15 (14.56%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (11.65%) Task Automation
7 11 (10.68%) Data Security
8 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.74%) Migration
9 9 (8.74%) Open Source
10 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (7.77%) SOA
11 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.85%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) Python
2 20 (19.42%) Bash Shell
3 17 (16.50%) PowerShell
3 17 (16.50%) Shell Script
4 13 (12.62%) SQL
5 11 (10.68%) Perl
6 10 (9.71%) Java
7 4 (3.88%) Ruby
8 3 (2.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (45.63%) Security Cleared
2 31 (30.10%) DV Cleared
3 22 (21.36%) Degree
3 22 (21.36%) SC Cleared
4 15 (14.56%) RHCE
5 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.94%) CCNA
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.97%) CISSP
7 1 (0.97%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.97%) MCSE
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.97%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) PSD2
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.59%) Docker
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.71%) NFS
4 10 (9.71%) Samba
5 5 (4.85%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.97%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.97%) KVM
7 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (26.21%) Puppet
2 15 (14.56%) Ansible
3 11 (10.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 7 (6.80%) Terraform
5 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.88%) Nagios
5 4 (3.88%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (2.91%) Packer
7 2 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.94%) Grafana
7 2 (1.94%) Icinga
8 1 (0.97%) Consul
8 1 (0.97%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.97%) Suricata
8 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 61 (59.22%) Red Hat
2 30 (29.13%) Oracle
3 22 (21.36%) VMware
4 15 (14.56%) Cisco
5 13 (12.62%) HP
6 11 (10.68%) Sybase
7 7 (6.80%) IBM
8 5 (4.85%) F5
9 4 (3.88%) Dell
9 4 (3.88%) EMC
9 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.88%) Veritas
10 3 (2.91%) APTARE
10 3 (2.91%) Citrix
10 3 (2.91%) Google
10 3 (2.91%) MKS
11 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.94%) SAP
11 2 (1.94%) Splunk
12 1 (0.97%) Intel