Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 75 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 14 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.18% 2.05% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 8.43% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 40
Wales median daily rate £375 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.45% -6.94% +26.76%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £338
90th Percentile £488 £588 £514
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £25.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year +40.78% -23.13% -33.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 280 344 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.57% 24.26% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 194 238
Wales median daily rate £331 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.19% +14.29% +5.90%
10th Percentile £130 £157 £263
90th Percentile £480 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 39
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +7.76% -14.07%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.70 £29.45 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 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
South Wales +6 10 £375 - 3
West Wales -2 4 £475 -8.65%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
3 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) SAN
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (35.71%) Ansible
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (28.57%) Puppet
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Terraform
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) CentOS
6 3 (21.43%) Ruby
6 3 (21.43%) VLAN
6 3 (21.43%) LAMP
6 3 (21.43%) Debian
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) NFS
6 3 (21.43%) Postfix

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Support
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Debian
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Hardening
4 1 (7.14%) Video Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Python
1 3 (21.43%) Ruby
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) iptables
1 3 (21.43%) NFS
1 3 (21.43%) Postfix
1 3 (21.43%) Sendmail
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Ansible
2 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Terraform
3 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) Fujitsu
4 2 (14.29%) Hitachi
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) VMware