The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
UK / Wales
Rank 54 66 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 14 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.99% 1.62% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.64% 4.62% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Median daily rate £475 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 162 238 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 22.98% 35.05% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 156 77
Median daily rate £425 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Wales over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Wales

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
South Wales +15 9 £463 +42.30% 2
West Wales -12 5 £513 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (96.77%) Red Hat
3 23 (74.19%) Ansible
4 21 (67.74%) Puppet
5 20 (64.52%) Jenkins
5 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
5 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
6 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (41.94%) Oracle
7 12 (38.71%) Windows
7 12 (38.71%) Confluence
7 12 (38.71%) JIRA
8 11 (35.48%) Debian
8 11 (35.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (35.48%) Terraform
9 10 (32.26%) VMware
9 10 (32.26%) Web Services
10 9 (29.03%) WebLogic
10 9 (29.03%) AIX
10 9 (29.03%) Unix
10 9 (29.03%) IBM
10 9 (29.03%) DevOps
11 8 (25.81%) MCollective
11 8 (25.81%) Rundeck
11 8 (25.81%) Packer
11 8 (25.81%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (25.81%) Sonatype
11 8 (25.81%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (25.81%) Apache
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 12 (38.71%) Confluence
2 9 (29.03%) WebLogic
3 8 (25.81%) Apache
4 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) assyst
2 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (35.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (25.81%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) InfiniBand
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) SSH
3 2 (6.45%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.23%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
2 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.23%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Jenkins
2 12 (38.71%) JIRA
3 8 (25.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
5 3 (9.68%) Ant
5 3 (9.68%) Hudson
5 3 (9.68%) Maven
6 2 (6.45%) NuGet
6 2 (6.45%) Subversion
7 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Architect
4 5 (16.13%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (25.81%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.23%) LPAR
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Debian
4 9 (29.03%) AIX
4 9 (29.03%) Unix
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.90%) CentOS
7 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
9 1 (3.23%) HPUX
9 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) IT Governance
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) High Availability
5 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Web Operations
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Server Hardening
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.23%) Application Performance Management
9 1 (3.23%) Disk Encryption
9 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
9 1 (3.23%) ITIL
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
1 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (19.35%) PowerHA
3 4 (12.90%) Docker
4 2 (6.45%) iptables
4 2 (6.45%) NFS
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (74.19%) Ansible
2 21 (67.74%) Puppet
3 11 (35.48%) Terraform
4 8 (25.81%) Nessus
4 8 (25.81%) Packer
4 8 (25.81%) Rundeck
4 8 (25.81%) Tivoli
4 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (25.81%) Zenoss
5 7 (22.58%) SCCM
6 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (6.45%) Salt
8 1 (3.23%) Consul
8 1 (3.23%) Control-M
8 1 (3.23%) Pingdom
8 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Red Hat
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 9 (29.03%) IBM
5 8 (25.81%) Sonatype
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco
8 2 (6.45%) EMC
8 2 (6.45%) Fujitsu
8 2 (6.45%) Hitachi
8 2 (6.45%) Remedy
8 2 (6.45%) SAP
9 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
9 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
9 1 (3.23%) BMC
9 1 (3.23%) Informatica
9 1 (3.23%) Juniper
9 1 (3.23%) Micro Focus
9 1 (3.23%) PagerDuty
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