The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 22 June 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 71 58
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.59% 0.94% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.37% 3.85% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Median daily rate £338 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +2.79%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 149 182 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 29.62% 24.33% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 110 108
Median daily rate £383 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in West Sussex

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Gatwick 0 3 £383 +4.79%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Solaris
2 8 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (80.00%) Korn
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (50.00%) Unix
5 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (40.00%) High Availability
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (40.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (30.00%) RHCSA
7 3 (30.00%) GlusterFS
7 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
7 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (30.00%) StorageTek
7 3 (30.00%) Veritas
7 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
7 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (30.00%) Change Management
7 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Sun
7 3 (30.00%) EMC
7 3 (30.00%) OCP
7 3 (30.00%) OCA

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Scripter
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Solaris
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (30.00%) QMS
3 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Korn
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) AWK
5 3 (30.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) OCA
1 3 (30.00%) OCP
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (30.00%) RHCE
1 3 (30.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) GlusterFS
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) StorageTek
3 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec