Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for RHEV skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RHEV over the 6 months to 10 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 Virtualization (RHEV)
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 866 886 875
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing RHEV 16 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category 0.10% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
UK median daily rate £530 - £525
10th Percentile £440 - £478
90th Percentile £550 - £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RHEV is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15,981 12,940 12,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.21% 12.63% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,455 8,397 7,950
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £180 £156 £170
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 887 703 862
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.27 £46.98 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.67% - -3.23%

RHEV
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RHEV as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RHEV in the UK

RHEV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RHEV.

Contractor daily rate trend for RHEV in the UK

RHEV
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RHEV over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RHEV in the UK

RHEV
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHEV within the UK over the 6 months to 10 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
England -28 14 £540 - 2
UK excluding London -27 11 £530 - 2
South East -19 9 £550 -
London +15 5 £525 -
Scotland -16 2 £440 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RHEV 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 with a requirement for RHEV.

1 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) Puppet
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps
1 10 (62.50%) Kubernetes
1 10 (62.50%) Terraform
2 9 (56.25%) Docker
2 9 (56.25%) oVirt
2 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (31.25%) Firmware
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) Groovy
4 5 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) BladeLogic
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) LAMP
5 4 (25.00%) Samba
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

RHEV
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (25.00%) NAS
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Linux Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) LAMP
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
1 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (25.00%) LPAR
2 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
1 5 (31.25%) Groovy
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) RHCE
1 4 (25.00%) RHCSA
1 4 (25.00%) RHCVA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Docker
1 9 (56.25%) oVirt
2 5 (31.25%) Firmware
3 4 (25.00%) KVM
3 4 (25.00%) Samba
3 4 (25.00%) Sendmail
3 4 (25.00%) Veritas File System
3 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Kubernetes
1 10 (62.50%) Puppet
1 10 (62.50%) Terraform
2 4 (25.00%) BladeLogic
2 4 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (25.00%) OpenView
2 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (25.00%) yum
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Packer
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Sysdig
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) BMC
3 4 (25.00%) Dell
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Opsware
3 4 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) New Relic