The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 23 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.00% 1.00% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.62% 1.69% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £30.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+226.53% -2.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.60% 59.00% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 16
Average daily rate £300 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Actimize
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (20.00%) Equities
4 1 (20.00%) Reuters
4 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Actimize
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (20.00%) Reuters
3 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg